Author: Marty Stewart


Shady Side Academy’s Taylor making waves for swim team
January 21, 2018
Christian Taylor, a senior on the Shady Side Academy swim team, had a big meet against Knoch last week as he was part of the

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Shady Side Academy’s Chuck DiNardo excited about new alignment
The WPIAL board of directors met Monday to approve conference alignments for fall sports. In football, Fox Chapel will be in Conference 3-5A with Armstrong,

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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel hockey earns key victory
January 14, 2018
Willie Doyle had a hat trick, and Colby Zmenkowski, Chase Villani, Reed Troutman and Sam Stites added two goals apiece as Fox Chapel cruised to

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Herald Spotlight Athlete: Munroe helping SSA boys compete in Section 3-3A
Grady Munroe, a sophomore on the Shady Side Academy boys basketball team, has helped the Indians stay atop the Section 3-3A standings. Last week, he

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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel wrestling falls to Indiana
January 8, 2018
The Fox Chapel wrestling team dropped to 1-3 in Class AAA, Section 3B last week after a 44-33 loss to Indiana. Juan Morales (126 pounds),

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McClelland off to fast start
Tristan McClelland, a junior on the Fox Chapel swim team, has helped the team get off to a solid start. In a meet against McKeesport

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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel swimmers sweep Shaler
January 1, 2018
The Fox Chapel swim team swept Shaler on Dec. 21. The girls won 100-73 while the boys posted a 94-90 win. Boys winners were Brandon

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The Herald Spotlight Athlete: Fox Chapel’s Grace Gackenbach
December 30, 2017
Grace Gackenbach, a sophomore on the Fox Chapel swim team, picked up three first-place finishes in a meet against Shaler on Dec. 21. She won

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Shady Side Academy, Fox Chapel knock off rust at holiday tournament
Shady Side Academy hosted the Peter Sauer Memorial Tournament from Dec. 27-29 with six teams entered in the round robin. On Dec. 27, Carson Cohen

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Shady Side Academy girls get back on track in section play
December 27, 2017
After back-to-back losses to East Allegheny and section foe Bishop Canevin two weeks ago, Shady Side Academy got back on track with a 48-34 win

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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel boys play shorthanded
The Fox Chapel boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Dec. 19 as it fell to Woodland Hills, 75-60, in a Section

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Herald spotlight athlete: Shady Side Academy’s Ariana Goitz
December 23, 2017
Ariana Goitz, a junior on the Shady Side Academy basketball team, has helped the team get off to a quick start. Goitz scored 63 points

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Herald high school roundup: SSA swimming teams split season openers
December 17, 2017
The Shady Side Academy swim team traveled to South Fayette for its season-opening meet. The girls won 92-76, and the boys lost 73-95. Posting wins

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Fox Chapel swimming returns talent, experience
December 10, 2017
The Fox Chapel swim team hopes to build on last year's success, when the girls went 11-0 with a 7-0 section mark and claimed the

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Shady Side Academy swimmers seek another strong season
Last year, the Shady Side Academy swim team put together strong performances during the season and playoffs. The girls finished at 10-2-1 and were Section

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Young wrestlers set to lead Fox Chapel
The Fox Chapel wrestling team finished with a 9-4 record last year that included a 2-3 mark in Section 3-B. Coach Ron Frank's 2017-18 squad

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Shady Side Academy boys basketball team to rely on depth
December 3, 2017
Last season, the Shady Side Academy boys basketball team finished 9-1 in WPIAL Section 3-3A and reached the semifinals of the WPIAL tournament before losing

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Fox Chapel boys basketball has plenty to build with
November 26, 2017
Last season, the Fox Chapel boys basketball team compiled a 19-4 record on its way to claiming a WPIAL Class 6A, Section 2 crown before

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Shady Side Academy girls basketball expects ‘better outcome’
The Shady Side Academy girls basketball team finished 7-15 last season. There was reason for optimism as the Indians, after a 1-12 start, won six

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Fox Chapel hockey shows reason for optimism
November 18, 2017
The Fox Chapel hockey team is 2-3-1 in the PIHL A Division. It has scored 28 goals and allowed 30. Coach Jason Silver feels there

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Spotlight athlete: Shady Side Academy’s Wally Navid
November 12, 2017
Wally Navid, a junior left winger on the Shady Side Academy soccer team, was instrumental in the Indians' 3-2 win over Quaker Valley in the

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Shady Side Academy girls soccer making another run
It's been a strong run through the PIAA Class A girls soccer playoffs for Shady Side Academy, and it's led to a match against rival

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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel girls win PIAA cross country title
November 5, 2017
The Fox Chapel girls cross country team finished second at the WPIAL Class AAA championships two weeks ago. Things were much sweeter for the Foxes

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Shady Side Academy girls soccer falls just short in WPIAL final
The Shady Side Academy girls soccer team (13-3) powered its way into the WPIAL Class A soccer championships with a 4-0 win over Seton LaSalle

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Herald spotlight athlete: Shady Side Academy’s Callie Davis
October 29, 2017
Callie Davis, a sophomore at Shady Side Academy, has helped lead the SSA girls soccer team to the WPIAL Class A semifinals. She scored two

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