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wrestling
15
Jan

Best of the Best Wrestlers Will Grapple at Foxes’ Annual Tournament

The 18th annual Allegheny County High School Wrestling Championships will be held January 18 and 19, 2019, at Fox Chapel Area High School. As in the past, some of the region’s most elite wrestlers will be showcased at the event, which is expected to draw more than 400 individual student athletes. “All county high schools...
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12
Jan

Herald Spotlight Athlete: Avery Bursick

By: Marty Stewart, Friday, January 11, 2019, TRIB-LIVE Avery Bursick, a senior on the Fox Chapel wrestling team, has been a starter since his freshman year. He wrestles at 145 pounds and finished third at the Meadville tournament two weeks ago. He is leading the Foxes in wins with 15. He is not sure if he...
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10
Jan

“She’s Not a Girl, She’s a Wrestler”… and That’s a Compliment

Ron Frank is always on the hunt for athletes to join his wrestling team, and their gender doesn’t concern him at all. His philosophy is that good athletes can be trained in the techniques of the sport, as long as they have an outstanding work ethic, a desire to learn, and can withstand the rigors...
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15
Dec

Multiple Sports a Positive Thing for Wrestlers

The days can be long and the workouts can be grueling, but for 13 members of the Foxes’ wrestling team, their status as multisport athletes has been a very positive experience and one that they highly recommend. It’s also a practice that their coach, Ron Frank, wholeheartedly supports for many reasons. “In a school the...
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08
Dec

Wrestlers look to compete in challenging Section 3B in Class AAA

By: Marty Stewart, Saturday, December 8, 2018, TRIB-LIVE Fox Chapel wrestling coach Ron Frank is optimistic his youthful squad will be in the mix for a playoff spot in Class AAA, Section 3B. “There are many tough teams in our section,” he said. “North Hills and Shaler have returning state champions and then we’ll be going...
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