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softball
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19
May

Lady Foxes Win First Round in WPIAL Playoff

By: Michael Love Tuesday, May 18, 2021, TRIB-LIVE The Plum and Fox Chapel softball teams met in late March to open the 2021 season. The Mustangs scored a five-run victory in the matchup. The teams rematched Tuesday in the first round of the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs, but this time, the result was different. The...
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06
May

Neena Pietropaolo Is Clutch, On and Off the Field

There were several things that occurred over the past year that Neena Pietropaolo wasn’t exactly expecting. One of the first was her disappointment when the spring softball season was canceled in 2020, because she was really looking forward to playing again after being named a WPIAL Class 6A all-section player as a sophomore. When the...
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28
Apr

Special Bond Exists Between Pitcher, Catcher

Part of the story about how well the Fox Chapel Area softball team is doing this year – it has had its best start to the season since 2015 – actually goes back about 10 years when pitcher Mackenzie Borkovich and catcher Amelia Herzer were just little girls and first took up the sport. For...
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13
Apr

Softball Coach Sees Regrouped Team as Contenders

Dr. Chris Olbrich was supposed to have started his first year as head coach of the softball team in the 2020 season. He was all set to usher the girls into a new section, WPIAL Class 5A – with more like-sized schools than when they were in 6A –  but had to put aside his...
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23
Mar

Foxes Hope to Rely on Defense and Pitching

By: Greg Macafee, Monday, March 22, 2021, TRIBLIVE Like every softball team in the WPIAL, Fox Chapel is dealing with a lot of unknowns heading into the 2021 season. Chris Olbrich became head coach before last season after serving as an assistant for a few years, and the Foxes only got one scrimmage in before...
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