Wrestling coaches

Wrestlers won’t sit back, relax once postseason starts

By: Josh Rizzo Saturday, February 10, 2024, TRIB-LIVE Michael Worsen would like to find a way to stay on the front foot. If Worsen is going to find a way out of the 121-pound bracket at the WPIAL North section qualifier, through WPIALs and to the PIAA championships, being passive won’t be the ticket. “I...
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Wrestling Finally Pins Down Championship

The Fox Chapel Area boys wrestling team just accomplished something that 52 teams before them were never able to do – win a section championship. The team, which is undefeated in Section 1 and has an overall record of 13-1, is now preparing for the first round of the WPIAL Class 3A team championships. The...
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Championship a ‘Dream Come True’ for Landon Funk

Landon Funk is Fox Chapel Area’s latest wrestling champion. He recently captured first place in the 114-pound weight class out of a field of 28 contestants at the 22nd annual Allegheny County Wrestling Championships. He started off with a bye in the first round and proceeded to pin his next three opponents. His contributions to...
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Wrestling Championships a Source of Pride

The entire Frank family, from former longtime Fox Chapel Area head wrestling coach Ron to current coach Michael to brother Tim, never tire of talking about the Allegheny County Wrestling Championships, hosted every year at Fox Chapel Area High School. It’s in their blood and something they’ve all lived and helped organize for 22 years...
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Girls' wresting

Wrestling Update for the New Year

By: Josh Rizzo Saturday, January 13, 2024, TRIB-LIVE  Vie Filar got the Fox Chapel girls wrestling team in the win column for the first time in history. Filar pinned Valley’s Amaya Hayden in 1 minute, 37 seconds during their 235-pound match Jan. 10 to give the Foxes a 36-33 win at home. It was the...
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