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swimming
22
Aug

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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18
Mar

Our State Champion!

What a great time of life it is for swimmer Zoe Skirboll! The freshman broke four school records this season, set a new WPIAL record in the 100 breaststroke, surpassed the previous record in the 200 IM, and now is Fox Chapel Area High School’s first PIAA gold medalist in swimming in 24 years. Zoe...
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Swimming Relay Team
08
Mar

Relay Teams Ready for States

Before this season, junior Leia Ross had not been a member of the Fox Chapel Area High School Swimming Team. But she had friends who were, and they encouraged her to join them. Now, she is ecstatic that she did, and even wishes she had signed up sooner considering the great year she’s had individually...
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04
Mar

Foxes Off to Fast Start at WPIAL Championships

By: Michael Love , Thursday, February 28, 2019, TRIB-LIVE The Fox Chapel girls 200-yard freestyle relay kicked off Day 1 of the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships with a fourth-place finish in a school-record time of time of 1 minute, 46.12 seconds. The previous record was 1:48.48. It was a fast start for the Alle-Kiski...
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22
Feb

Zoe Skirboll: Phenom Swimmer Says She’s Just a Regular Girl

Freshman swimmer Zoe Skirboll has already made a name for herself as a record-setter on the national scene. She’s ranked as the fastest girl in the country in her age group in the 100 breaststroke, and the third fastest in that race in USA Swimming history. Nobody has beaten the national records she set when...
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