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February 23rd, 2015

College Basketball Weekend Roundup

February 23, 2015

College Basketball Weekend Roundup

Saturday February 21st, 2015

(#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110
Auburn (12-15) 75

Kentucky played host to SEC league door matt Auburn and appropriately blew them out of the gym. Kentucky used a 23-2 run in the first half to break open a 27 point first half lead. They never looked back as Auburn never seriously threatened again. Karl Anthony Towns led Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

(#3) Gonzaga (28-1) 70
Saint Mary’s (20-7) 60

VIDEO OF THE DAY: NFL scouting combine: Winners and Losers

February 23, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: NFL scouting combine: Winners and Losers

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Joey Logano reflects on Daytona 500 win

February 23, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY:
Joey Logano reflects on Daytona 500 win
Hear from Joey Logano after his win at the 2015 Daytona 500.

February 22nd

Gerber inducted into District 9 Wrestling Hall of Fame

February 23, 2015

CLARION – It was a Hall of Fame evening for one of the most successful wrestling coaches not only in District 9, but in all of Pennsylvania.
Former Ridgway wrestling head coach Gary Gerber was inducted into the District 9 Wrestling Hall of Fame Saturday night as a part of the District 9 Individual Wrestling Championships held at Tippin Gym on the campus of Clarion University.

VA assistant retires this week

February 23, 2015

Jenny Richards, VSO/assistant in Elk County's Veterans Affairs office, is retiring this Friday.
She has been on the job for five years for the county, and previously worked in the assessment office for four years.
"The best thing about this job is seeing how grateful the veterans are for every little thing we do," she said. "It's really impressive."

Norma Jean Fields

February 23, 2015

Norma Jean Fields, 84, of Route 219, Brockport, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Oct. 9, 1930 in Tonawanda, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Perry E. and Mary L. Provin Britton.
She was married to Horace A. “Gabby” Fields and he preceded her in death March 4, 2004.
Retired, she had been employed at St. Marys Powdered Metal Products for 25 years, and was a homemaker.
Norma was a member at the Moorhead United Methodist Church in Brockway. She enjoyed watching TV, especially soap operas and "The Big Bang Theory" as well as working crossword puzzles.

Six area wrestlers advance to regionals

February 22, 2015

CLARION – It was a successful weekend for area wrestlers as a total of six area grapplers will be going to the PIAA Northwest Regional Championship at the conclusion of the District 9 Class AA Individual Wrestling Championships Saturday at Clarion University.
For Ridgway, Bryce Barclay (106), Drew Baumgratz (120), Logen McClain (126), Ryan Geyer (195) and Troy Quail (220) qualified. Johnsonburg's Jake Zimmerman qualified at 132 pounds.

February 20th

'Step in the right direction' for blue water vets

February 21, 2015

In what Elk County Veterans Affairs Director Leslie Neal calls a "step in the right direction," the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has now included non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as a presumptive illness for blue water veterans serving during the Vietnam War.
The VA assumes that certain diseases can be related to a veteran’s qualifying military service, called "presumptive diseases."

Ridgway Elkers fall in D-9 quarterfinals to Venango Catholic

February 21, 2015

BROOKVILLE – There was no mincing words on who Ridgway boys basketball coach Anthony Allegretto thought was the better team Friday night.
Ridgway lost 52-45 to Venango Catholic in the District 9 boys basketball Class A quarterfinals held Friday night at Brookville High School.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 9 Surprising Facts About The Oscars

February 20, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 9 Surprising Facts About The Oscars

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