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softball
21
Jun

All Star Honors – Softball

By: Michael Love Saturday, June 19, 2021, TRIB-LIVE The Fox Chapel baseball team made a run at the Section 2-5A title this spring, challenging Plum for the championship into the final week of the regular season. The Foxes ended up tied for second with Mars at 9-3, one game behind the Mustangs. Fox Chapel, 11-8...
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21
Jun

Spring Sports in Review

Baseball 11-7 WPIAL team qualifier Most wins since 2015 Most section wins since 2007 Dante DiMatteo threw two no-hitters in three games Three consecutive seasons in the playoffs (minus 2020 due to COVID) Big 56 all-section first team: Dante DiMatteo (pitching), Thomas Koch (infield), and Jacob Patterson (infield) Big 56 all-section 2nd team: Luke Hudic...
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Girls' Softball Team
16
Jun

Softball Beats the Odds in Historic Season

When this year’s Lady Foxes’ softball players remember their 2021 season, it’s very likely they will think of it as “The Year We Beat the Odds.” Largely overlooked as serious contenders by many of their opponents going into the season, the young group’s resilience and team-centered playing led them to heights they had only dreamed...
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14
Jun

Coaching a Family Affair for the Olbriches

For Fox Chapel Area softball head coach Dr. Chris Olbrich, every day this season was Father’s Day as his grown daughter Sam, who was living out of town, returned to the area and helped guide the team alongside him. A former Foxes softball player and 2016 grad Sam was enjoying a dream internship in marine...
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21
May

Resilient Foxes Make School History, Ready for Next Step

It was the kind of ending that usually only happens in the movies, but this performance was about as real as it can get. On an unusually hot day for May, the Lady Foxes softball team was even hotter than the temperature as they pulled off a dramatic come-from-behind win in their WPIAL Class 5A...
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