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wrestling
09
Dec

Wrestling Has ‘2020’ Vision

This season, there has been a changing of the guard on the Foxes’ wrestling coaching staff, but in reality, it’s closer to musical chairs than a total transition in leadership. All three current coaches ­– Ron Frank, Michael Frank, and Bob Siar – remain, but in different roles. After more than 400 career wins and...
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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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26
Feb

Bursick Returns to WPIALs With a Mission

If you watch wrestler Avery Bursick before he steps into the limelight on the mat, what you’ll notice is a serious, quiet, and focused young man who doesn’t like to interrupt his concentration by listening to music or joking around too much with his teammates. His intensity is palpable, and the senior, who competes in...
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25
Feb

Grapplers Strong–Arm Their Way to WPIALs

People who have never witnessed a high school wrestling match don’t know what they are missing. It’s one of the most grueling sports – and maybe the toughest of all of them – and pushes an athlete’s outer limits of strength, flexibility, endurance, and mental stamina. Seven Foxes’ grapplers passed the test February 23 at...
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FCASD Wrestlers
22
Jan

Four Foxes Medal at County Wrestling Championships

Four Foxes wrestlers stood out among the nearly 400 competitors at the 18th Allegheny County Wrestling Championships held at Fox Chapel Area High School, January 18 and 19. “Once again, we had a field of incredibly talented wrestlers,” says Foxes’ wrestling coach Ron Frank, one of the tournament’s original founders. “There were many hard- fought...
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