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Ridgway baseball competes in Altoona Curve Classic to open season

April 11, 2011

ALTOONA – Ridgway baseball opened its season over the weekend at the Altoona Curve Classic, finishing with an 0-2 record.
The Elkers lost in the opener, 8-2, to Bishop Guilfoyle and followed with an 11-1 loss to Bishop Carroll.

Ridgway baseball delayed at Curve Classic

April 9, 2011

Ridgway baseball was scheduled to play in the Altoona Curve Classic but that has been postponed until the weekend.
Ridgway opens against Bishop Guilfoyle at 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Bishop Carroll faces Hollidaysburg at 11:15 a.m. and Tyrone takes on Central at 1:30 p.m.
Bishop Walsh plays Altoona at 3:45 p.m. The losers of the first two games play at 6 p.m. while the losers of the second two games play at 8:15 p.m.

Bush fares well in early spring action for Seton Hill

April 8, 2011

Ridgway Area High School graduate Brianna Bush competed recently in a pair of events.
Bush was third overall at the conclusion of the the Johnny D. Barbour Invitational. For the two-day event, she compiled a score of 178 (94-84). Her 84 shot on the second day was the best of all competitors in the top 20. Seton Hill was third as a team with a score of 757 (388-369).
Bush opened the season at the OVU Invitational at Marietta Country Club in Marietta, Ohio. She finished 14 overall with a two-day score of 180 (92-88) and had the best score for Seton Hill.

DuBois Area track teams sweep ECC squads

April 6, 2011

DuBOIS – The Elk County Catholic track and field teams were swept by the DuBois Area teams in a meet held at the DuBois Area High School complex.
The Lady Crusaders lost by a 105-45 score, while the Crusaders lost to the Beavers by a 97-53 score.
“Today’s meet was a test of our spirit and determination and overall we came through things well,” said ECCHS coach John Schneider.

Coaches tip hats to Johnsonburg wrestling team

April 4, 2011

GLEN HAZEL – Departing Johnsonburg seniors Jesse Wolfe and Max Zimmerman were honored Sunday afternoon as co-recipients of the prestigious Aaron Muroski Memorial Award presented each year to the most outstanding wrestler in the high school program.

Johnsonburg seniors Wolfe, Zimmerman, walk off with hardware

April 4, 2011

GLEN HAZEL – Departing Johnsonburg seniors Jesse Wolfe and Max Zimmerman were honored Sunday afternoon as co-recipients of the prestigious Aaron Muroski Memorial Award presented each year to the most outstanding wrestler in the high school program.

Imbrogno has seven rebounds in boys' Kozel game

April 4, 2011

ST. MARYS – Game MVP Maxx Rynd of Venango Catholic scored 26 points to go with five rebounds and three steals to lead White to a 100-66 win over Blue in the 12th annual Alice R. Kozel Foundation District 9 Boys All-Star Basketball Game played Saturday night at Elk County Catholic High School.
Rynd became the first All American Awards & Engraving D9Sports.com District 9 Player of the Year to also earn Kozel Game MVP honors with his performance.

Myers scores eight points in Kozel girls All-Star Game

April 4, 2011

ST. MARYS – Game MVP Jenna Matzinger of Coudersport scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Blue Team to a 92-76 win in the 12th annual Alice R. Kozel Foundation District 9 Girls All-Star Basketball Game played Saturday night at Elk County Catholic High School.
Blue used a 15-5 run at the end of the first half to build a 47-36 halftime lead and then built the lead to as many as 23, 86-63, late in the second half before White made a late run getting within 10, 86-76, with 42 seconds to play.

Nothin' but net for Force native Jim Brunelli

April 2, 2011

Force native Jim Brunelli has been involved with basketball since his childhood days on the playground. Throughout his high school and college years, he never lost his connection with the sport, and now helps others develop their own skills and love of the game as head women’s basketball coach at Anderson University in Anderson, S.C.
“I love basketball. I love college athletics. There is nothing more pure than college sports,” Jim said.

Pearsall named to Big 30 team

April 2, 2011

The 38th annual Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic will be played Saturday, Aug. 6 at Parkway Field in Bradford.
Ricky Pearsall, a 5-11, 165-pound running back and safety for the Crusaders of coach Travis Skrzypek, has been named to the Pennsylvania squad.
Pearsall was selected to the Olean Times Herald Big 30 All Star team in both 2009 and 2010, and is a two-time Allegheny Mountain League All Star.

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