September 11th, 2014
ST. MARYS â€“ Lady Crusader senior Kirstie Wehler recorded the 1,000th kill of her high school volleyball career on Thursday evening as the ECC squad defeated the Brockway Lady Rovers in three sets in a match played at the ECCHS gymnasium. ECC rallied to win the first set 25-23, and then had smoother sailing in the next two sets, winning 25-8 and 25-13, respectively.
ECC head coach Diane Gies cited improvement with her team's serves as an example of the progress the squad has been making.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team defeated the Johnsonburg Ramettes by a 7-2 score in a match played at Johnsonburg Thursday.
â€śItâ€™s always an enjoyable experience when we play a match against Johnsonburg. All of their players are incredibly nice, they have a great coaching staff, and they always play really good tennis,â€ť said ECCHS coach Pete Meier.
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ST. MARYS â€“ The Fifth Annual Antique Classic Car & Truck Show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Tractor Supply Company parking lot to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
This year's show is being put together by three chairpersons, Leah Leuschel, Tom Kerchinski and Nancy O'Vell.
BROCKPORT â€“ The Horton Township Fire Department has received a $114,000 grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program through FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency].
The grant announcement was made by Horton Township Fire Department Fire Chief Chad Guaglianone during Wednesday's regular monthly meeting of the Horton Township Supervisors.
RUSSELL CITY â€“ Multiple injuries have been reported in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at the east intersection of Routes 66 and 948 in Highland Township just east of Russell City.
Ridgway-based State Police investigated the accident, but had not filed a press release as of 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene at 1:40 p.m. with its rescue truck and eight firefighters. Highland Fire Police also responded, Fire Chief Bill Edinger said.
Maxine H. Fink, 85, formerly of Elk Avenue, Ridgway, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 31, 1929 in Mill Hall, daughter of the late Charles and Trenna Bridges Bowman.
She was married to John E. Fink who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1994.
She enjoyed reading.
St. Marys girls soccer used a pair of first-half goals for a 2-0 victory over Ridgway in action Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
â€śIt was just better execution and intensity,â€ť St. Marys coach Eric Bridges said. â€śThe girls came out with the right degree of enthusiasm and teamwork. The fundamentals have always been there, itâ€™s just today it jelled, it came together. We worked cohesively as a team and it paid off.â€ť
Ridgway girls golf was the host of an AML match held Wednesday afternoon at Laurel Mill Golf Club.
Katie Thompson finished with a 64 for the Lady Elkers while Shania Reitz carded a 70.
There was a vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Trout Run Road near Graphite Road in St. Marys.