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tennis-girls
11
Dec

Fall Sports in Review

Regardless of each team’s record this season, the fall signified a huge cumulative victory. Beginning with preseason in the summer, and then into the fall games, there was not a single team that had to forego or forfeit a competition due COVID-19. However, this success was due to the efforts of many people, starting with...
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23
Oct

Deal, Slezak Named PIAA Coaches of the Year

Boys golf coach Bryan Deal and girls tennis coach Alex Slezak have both been named a PIAA Coach of the Year for 2019-2020. Both men led their teams to state championships last season. Bryan has coached the boys golf team for nine years. Last season, the group won the PIAA Class 3A team championship for...
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29
Sep

Tennis Twosome Hitting It Off

Hanna Essey and Bridget Kilmer first met years ago when they both were playing Fox Chapel Area travel soccer. Neither girl plays soccer anymore, but their friendship endured and was even strengthened after Bridget joined the tennis team this year. The duo really hit it off together on the court, and as of September 28,...
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20
Sep

Carissa Shepard Sets the Standard for Singles Tennis

As the top singles player for the Foxes, Carissa Shepard always sets the bar high for the girls team. That level was elevated even higher on September 17, after the junior won her first WPIAL Class 4A Section 3 singles title. She defeated Shady Side Academy’s Elana Sobol, 6-0, 6-3. This is the second consecutive...
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09
Sep

Emily Fera Back in Action, Leading Top Doubles Team

Last year was rough for senior tennis player Emily Fera. First, there was the physical pain after suffering from ACL and meniscus injuries to her knee that kept her sidelined during the entire season. But, perhaps most of her anguish came from her inability to play the sport she loves most and be an active...
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