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Athletic Director: Sean Simmons
423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15238
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Shady Side Academy’s Nate Mallory outruns Elizabeth Forward’s Richard Prokop (left) on Sept. 16, 2022. <span class="neFMT neFMT_brief-text">Shady Side Academy (1-3) won its first game Friday at South Allegheny.</span>
George Guido: What to look for at football season’s halfway point in the A-K Valley
September 24, 2022
Almost in the blink of an eye, the halfway point of the local high school football season has been reached – and some schools haven’t even played a conference game.

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Shady Side Academy’s Neely Nicholson wins section qualifier, turns attention to WPIALs
Three years ago, Neely Nicholson was playing golf as a recreation.

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WPIAL Class 3A football roundup: West Mifflin edges Beaver in overtime
DelRon White rushed for 206 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, to lead West Mifflin to a 31-24 upset over No. 4 Beaver (3-2, 1-1) in the Class 3A Western Hills Conference on Friday night.

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After 29 consecutive road games, West Deer finally has a place to call home as Braves Stadium opened on Sept. 30, 1947. But Mars ruined the home opener with a 21-12 victory, led by Bill Gearing’s two touchdowns.
Through the Years: West Deer opened new stadium with loss to Mars
September 22, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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Kiski Area’s Ethan Krystek works against Mars’ Sam Stewart during their game on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, in Adams.
Trib HSSN WPIAL soccer rankings: Week ending Sept. 18, 2022
September 18, 2022
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Shady Side Academy field hockey coach Betsy Gorse talks to her team after a 2018 practice.
Young Shady Side Academy field hockey team in midst of rebuilding year
September 17, 2022
Four-time defending WPIAL Class A field hockey champion Shady Side Academy finds itself looking for some offensive punch.

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Elizabeth Forward’s Zachary Boyd outruns Shady Side Academy’s Noah Yeh (left) on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.
Boyd, White lead Elizabeth Forward past Shady Side Academy
September 16, 2022
Zach Boyd and Zion White continue to torch opposing secondaries, and Elizabeth Forward continues to win because of it.

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Springdale’s Art Sack looks to get by a Hampton defender on Sept. 16, 1972, at Veterans Memorial Field. Note the field layout is perpendicular to the way it is now.
Through the Years: 50 years ago, Art Sack lifted Springdale past Hampton
September 15, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Sept. 6, 2022: Section girls volleyball openers on tap
September 5, 2022
With the picnic gear put away following the holiday weekend, high school sports returns with a busy night of section openers in WPIAL girls volleyball.

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Fox Chapel goalkeeper Molly McNaughton is mobbed by teammates after making the winning save in penalty kicks to defeat North Allegheny in a WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinal last season.
Fox Chapel looks to boost offense, Shady Side Academy faces injury woes as girls soccer season begins
September 3, 2022
It’s hard to believe there could have been a more seamless transition in coaching than the move from Fox Chapel girls soccer coach Peter Torres to his successor, Carlo Prati.

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