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wrestling
18
Jan

Wecht and Schutzman Like Challenge on Mats

It’s quite evident to anyone who has watched Emma Wecht and Sydney Schutzman play soccer that they are very physical players who push themselves and don’t shy away from challenges. Now, they have taken that moxie to another level by joining the Foxes wrestling team. Emma, a senior, and Sydney, a freshman, have always been...
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14
Dec

Wrestling Team to Lean on Work Ethic

Editor’s note: Fox Chapel Area School District athletics are paused until Monday, January 4, as part of COVID-19 mitigation efforts ordered statewide by Gov. Tom Wolf. By: Greg Macafee , Sunday, December 13, 2020, TRIBLIVE After losing four seniors to graduation, the Fox Chapel wrestling team is going to go through a transition process in...
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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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