Foxes Ready for WPIAL Playoffs

By: Marty Stewart Thursday, October 17, 2019, TRIB-LIVE After a tough schedule that saw his team finish with a 6-6 section record, Fox Chapel High School girls soccer coach Peter Torres believes his squad is ready for the WPIAL playoffs. “For us to succeed in the playoffs, we need to continue to improve our in-game...
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Backline Key to Moving Forward

Seniors Sam Dockey and Sophie Williams, junior Britta Lagerquist, and sophomore Carlie Barnett are proving to be a powerful defensive backline this year for the girls’ soccer team. The four players are fiercely determined to correct the pitfalls from last year that resulted in them not advancing to the WPIAL Class 4A playoffs. “We all...
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The Year In Review 2018-2019

What a year it was for Fox Chapel Area High School sports! We had two individual PIAA AAA champions this year, freshman swimmer Zoe Skirboll and senior Robby Shymansky, in singles tennis. Their achievements are extraordinary considering Zoe’s win was the school’s first gold medal in swimming in 24 years, and Robby broke a Foxes’...
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Lessons learned should guide Fox Chapel girls’ soccer this season

By: Michael Love , TRIB-LIVE, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Last season was a learning experience for the Fox Chapel girls soccer team. As the Foxes battled in a new section against some of the top teams in Class 4A, injuries to several key players tested their mettle. Coach Peter Torres said several younger players got opportunities...
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Auspicious Start Leads DeMartino to Success

Senior soccer standout Claudia DeMartino plays with the utmost confidence and is a team leader, but as she tells it, her parlay into becoming a young varsity starter began under very different circumstances. Her promotion up to the varsity team came unexpectedly at the 2016 WPIAL 4A playoffs in a high-pressure game that determined whether...
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