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wrestling
27
Apr

The Year in Review, 2019-2020

Foxes’ student-athletes and their teams did a fantastic job during the fall and winter seasons. Unfortunately, during this unprecedented time, the spring sports season was unable to be played. Although we truly wish the circumstances were different, in an effort to recognize the senior athletes who did not get to play their final high school season,...
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24
Feb

Wecht Wins Wrestling Title; 4 Others Advance to WPIALs

It had been two years since a Fox Chapel Area wrestler won a section title, but senior Alex Wecht powered his way through the 160 lb. weight class at the Feb. 22 WPIAL 3A Section 3 tournament to change that. He now advances, along with four of his teammates, to the WPIAL Class 3A tournament...
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11
Feb

Coach Siar Wraps Up 55 Years in Wrestling

When Coach Bob Siar shook hands with the team’s oldest wrestlers at the Foxes’ recent senior and alumni night, it was bittersweet. After an illustrious 55-year career with the sport and many personal victories on the mat – including personal WPIAL and PIAA state champion titles and another 30 years as a coach – he...
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11
Jan

Let me be Frank about a special coach

By: Marty Stewart , Thursday, January 9, 2020, TRIB-LIVE To find a high school coach who is totally committed to every kid on his team, who shuns the limelight and gives all credit to the kids and his coaching staff is rare. To have that same coach in place for nearly four decades doesn’t happen...
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02
Jan

Eddie Farrell Comes ‘Into His Own,’ Comes Out on Top at Tourney

The Foxes’ wrestling team traditionally ends each calendar year by participating in the West Mifflin Steve DeAugustino Classic, where roughly 30 teams and 300 grapplers compete for top awards. This season, Fox Chapel Area had some impressive performances, particularly by senior Eddie Farrell, who battled his way to become the champion in the 220-lb weight...
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