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Shady Side Academy

Superintendent: Thomas Cangiano
Principal: Sophie Lau
Athletic Director: Gene Deal
423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15238
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The Shady Side Academy baseball team started the 2019 season with a spring training trip to Florida.
Shady Side Academy baseball team confident in core
April 19, 2019
The Shady Side Academy baseball team recently returned from a spring training trip to Florida Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports with hopes of improving on last year’s 8-10 record that included a 5-5 section record and a second-round loss in the WPIAL playoffs.

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Central Valley’s Christiane Frye battles Blackhawk’s Mady Aulbach for a loose ball during their game Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at Central Valley Middle School.
WPIAL awards $1,000 scholarships to 20 scholar-athletes
April 17, 2019
The WPIAL announced the 20 winners of its annual scholar-athlete scholarship contest. Each receives $1,000 and will be honored at a banquet May 13 at the DoubleTree in Green Tree.

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SSA girls track hopes to repeat postseason success
April 12, 2019
The Shady Side Academy girls track and field team, despite a 3-6 regular season record, found success at the WPIAL and PIAA championships in 2018.

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Shady Side Academy’s Emmie Lau practices April 1, 2019, at Shady Side Academy.
SSA girls lacrosse returns experienced roster
April 5, 2019
The Shady Side Academy girls lacrosse team, coached by Katy Phillips, is hoping to improve on last year’s 16-5 record that included a trip to the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals. This year, they will be competing in Section 2-3A, which also includes Butler, Freeport, Indiana, Moon, North Allegheny, Fox Chapel, North Hills, Pine-Richland, Seneca Valley and Shaler.

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Shady Side Academy track has plenty of athletes coming back
March 29, 2019
Last season, the Shady Side Academy boys track team finished 5-4 but brought home WPIAL and PIAA gold.

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Sewickley Academy boys tennis playing up in Class AAA
March 27, 2019
The Sewickley Academy and Shady Side Academy boys tennis teams are playing up in Class AAA this season.

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Ronan O’Connor Shady Side Academy lacrosse
Shady Side Academy boys lacrosse motivated to rise
March 23, 2019
The Shady Side Academy boys lacrosse team is hoping to improve on its 2018 season, which ended with a 10-6 record and section co-championship. The Indians lost to Mt. Lebanon in the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinals.

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Shady Side Academy softball returns 8 starters
The Shady Side Academy softball team finished 2018 with a 7-3 record and took second in the section. It also qualified for the WPIAL playoffs, where it lost in the first round. Coach Dave Havern has high hopes of getting back to the playoffs.

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Freeport pitcher Jarrett Heilman prepares for the upcoming 2019 season at practice March 8, 2019, in Freeport.
WPIAL Class 3A baseball preseason breakdown
March 19, 2019
Much like Class 4A, a new champion will be crowned in Class 3A after 2018 champion Brownsville fell to Class 2A with district realignment.

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Mt. Pleasant’s Heather Gardner
PIAA Class AA Day 2: WPIAL swimmers set for championship finals
March 14, 2019
A group of WPIAL swimmers punched tickets to the PIAA Class AA Day 2 championship finals set for Thursday evening at Bucknell University.

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