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July 30th, 2015

Photo of the Week – Rare blue moon tonight

July 31, 2015

A rare blue moon will appear tonight although it is unlikely that it will actually appear blue. The name applies to a second full moon inside a single calendar month. The last one was in August 2012 and the next will not occur until 2018. If it does appear blue, it is possible and has happened, it will be because the light is being filtered through air borne particles.

Minor all-stars advance to state title game

July 31, 2015

The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team punched their ticket to the Minor League state championship game with a 3-1 victory over Morrisville in the final of the winners' bracket on Thursday evening at the Kessell Athletic Complex at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
So far in the tournament, St. Marys has outscored their opponents 28-2. They defeated Caln Township 11-1 in their opening game, and then beat Warrington 14-0 in the winners' bracket semifinals. Thursday's victory was the team's closest of the tournament.

July 29th

Old-Time photo

July 30, 2015

Ridgway High School Class of 1895 10-year reunion. The photo was taken in front of what was then the high school and is now the Udarbe Complex.

Young throws no-hitter, Minor all-stars win 14-0

July 30, 2015

BRADFORD – With the start of their game two hours behind schedule, the St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team played just about as quick of a game as possible against Warrington, coming up with a 14-0 victory in four innings to advance to the final of the winners' bracket tonight in the Minor League State Tournament. The tournament is being held at the Kessel Athletic Complex at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
Kendall Young continued to be stellar in the circle, throwing a no-hitter and striking out nine of the 12 batters she faced.

July 28th

Sports Photo of the Week

July 29, 2015

The NRA National Silhouette Championships return to the Ridgway Rifle Club next week. The smallbore competition begins next Sunday, Aug. 2 and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 4. The high power championships will then run from Thursday, Aug. 6 through Saturday, Aug. 8. Ridgway last hosted this event in 2013. Pictured is Kenneth M. Haupricht, left, the 2013 NRA National High Power Champion, shooting at the high power course alongside his father and spotter, Ken Haupricht.

St. Marys Minors walk off 11-1 over Caln to win state tourney opener

July 29, 2015

BRADFORD – The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team opened play in the Minor League State Tournament with an 11-1 five-inning walk-off win over Caln Township on Tuesday night in a game played under the lights at the Kessel Athletic Complex at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
St. Marys led all the way, taking a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and adding to it in every inning but the third. They scored three runs in the second, four in the fourth, and three in the fifth.

July 27th

Blast from the Past

July 28, 2015

Shown is the team photo of the 1983-1984 Ridgway Elker basketball team. Front row, from left to right, Ed Thorwart, Gary Crocco, Dave Kucenski, Bill Buhite; back row, from left to right, Gary MacDonald, Mark Kissel, Mickey Delhunty, Joe Benninger, Dan Aiello and Joel Feronti. Despite a five-game losing streak and a 4-5 record after the first nine games of the regular season, the Elkers turned it around to finish 16-7. They went on to earn a state playoff berth before being ousted in the second round.

Josh Mitchell reflects on playing in West Coast League

July 28, 2015

Same game, new country.
For Ridgway Area High School graduate and current University of Pittsburgh baseball player Josh Mitchell, his summer was spent playing baseball with the Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast League, a summer league for collegiate players.

July 26th

What's ahead this week

July 27, 2015

Monday, July 27 – Elk County Conservation District at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex
Tuesday, July 28 – Elk County Solid Waste Authority at 4:30 p.m. in the Elk County Courthouse Annex

July 24th

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

July 24, 2015

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting
inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team punched their ticket to the Minor League state...
BRADFORD – With the start of their game two hours behind schedule, the St. Marys Minor League all-...
The NRA National Silhouette Championships return to the Ridgway Rifle Club next week. The smallbore...

 

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