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wrestling
06
Mar

Three Foxes Advance to State Championships

Senior wrestler Mike Mahon, junior swimmer Joslyn Filo, and sophomore diver Jonah Cagley will represent Fox Chapel Area High School in their respective PIAA championships, all of which will be held in the next two weeks. Mike will return to the PIAA wrestling championship for the second consecutive year after winning the bronze medal in...
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27
Feb

Wrestler Mike Mahon Wins Section Title

Earlier this season, senior wrestler Mike Mahon posted his 100th career-victory. Now, as a follow-up act, he just won the WPIAL AAA Section-3 182-pound championship title, following a 10-4 decision over Butler Area High School’s Christian Sequete. He now advances to the WPIAL AAA individual wrestling championships to be held March 3 and 4 at...
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16
Feb

400 Wins For Wrestling Coach Ron Frank

This is a story about Fox Chapel Area High School art teacher Ron Frank, who, 38 years ago, became a wrestling coach in the district. At that time, he never could have imagined that on February 15, 2017, he’d earn his 400th career victory and become one of the best–ever wrestling coaches. Coach Frank is...
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08
Feb

Wrestling All-Time Team

Written by Ken Wunderley on Wednesday, 08 February 2017, Tri-State Sports & News |postgazette.com Southwestern Pennsylvania has been a hotbed for high school wrestling since the WPIAL held its first tournament in 1936. The Sports Town website will honor the WPIAL’s best wrestlers of all-time during the 2016-17 season. Wrestling Historian Ken “Stats” Wunderley, with the...
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29
Jan

Wrestler Earns 100th Win

On Friday, January 20, at the Allegheny County Wrestling Championship, Foxes’wrestler Mike Mahon earned his 100th career victory in unforgettable fashion when he pinned Avonworth’s Ryan Hunt in a mere 17 seconds. Since his second-place win at the wrestling championship, Mike’s career record has now climbed to 106-45. Throughout most of the season, the senior...
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