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Archive - Apr 2011

April 13th

Rain suspends conclusion of Johnsonburg/Ridgway softball

April 13, 2011

Johnsonburg and Ridgway played three and a half innings of softball Tuesday afternoon before rain drenched the field and forced umpires to suspend play until a later date.
The Ramettes had an 11-7 lead but the Lady Elkers were unable to bat in the home half of the fourth inning.

Elk County Catholic defeats Sheffield Area 13-0 in softball

April 13, 2011

Taylor Schlimm pitched a one-hitter to open the softball season for the Lady Crusaders of Elk County Catholic on Tuesday afternoon at the Benzinger Township softball field. The Lady Crusaders handed the visiting Sheffield Lady Wolverines a 13-0 setback in a game that was ended after four-and-a-half innings due to the 10-run rule.
Schlimm was the winning pitcher for the Lady Crusaders on Tuesday as she held the Lady Wolverines to just one hit, a second-inning single to right field. Schlimm recorded 10 strikeouts on her way to the victory, while giving up four walks.

April 12th

Rickey Anthony Antonuccio

April 12, 2011

Rickey Anthony Antonuccio, 55, of Beach Grove Rd., Ridgway, passed away, April 4, 2011, at the Hershey Medical Center. He was born Oct. 23, 1955, in Ridgway, the son of Nicholas P. Antonuccio, who survives and the late Edna L. Dilley Antonuccio. He is survived by his wife, Regina Singleton. He resided in Ridgway for most of his life. He attended Ridgway Area High School. He enjoyed billiards, construction, 4-wheeling, cards, story telling, being around kids, repairing and painting cars. He was an automotive mechanic for 40 years.

Charles J. Marconi

April 12, 2011

Charles J. Marconi, 79, of 120 Hemlock Rd., St. Marys, died Monday morning, April 11, 2011, at his home after a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 24, 1932, in St. Marys, son of the late Zolferino and Mary Nart Marconi.
On Nov. 5, 1955, in the St. Mary's Church, he married Norma Salter, who survives.

Elk County Catholic loses season opener to Brockway

April 12, 2011

The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team opened their season on Monday by hosting the Brockway Rovers at Berwind Park. The Rovers were able to take advantage of seven Elk Catholic errors on their way to a 7-4 victory over the Crusaders.
“After two weeks inside, you have to be ready to play and we weren’t,” said ECCHS coach Father Eric Vogt. “They took advantage of our mistakes, and that’s what good teams do. Their pitcher kept us off-balance. Thank goodness it’s a long season."

Brody named to Big 30 team

April 12, 2011

The 38th annual “Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic” will be played Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Parkway Field in Bradford, PA.  The first thirty-seven games have produced nearly 1.4 million dollars which have been given to numerous charities and personal causes throughout the twin-tiers.
Teams consist of graduated seniors from 30 high schools in Pennsylvania and New York. 

April 11th

James E. Clark Sr.

April 11, 2011

James E. Clark Sr., 66, of 1585 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died early Sunday morning, April 10, 2011, at DuBois Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born Sept. 15, 1944 in Ridgway, son of the late Robert A. and Margaret I. (McDonald) Clark.
He married Gale M. Moore on July 13, 1968, and she survives.
He resided in Ridgway all of his life and was a member of the Ridgway Moose Club, the V.F.W., and a former member and past president of the International Camping Club. He had attended Ridgway area schools.

Raymond LaVerne Allen

April 11, 2011

Raymond LaVerne Allen, 83, of 42 School Street, East Kane, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at his residence.
Born Jan. 14, 1928, in Medix Run, he was a son of Walter Bliss and Bertha Edna Peters Allen. On Dec. 28, 1990, in Kane, he married Christy A. Milford, who survives.
Before his retirement, Mr. Allen had worked at several places, including Wilcox Railroad, Wilcox Tannery, Holgates and then Kane Manufacturing from which he retired.
He attended Wilcox Schools and also helped in the building of the Assembly of God Church in East Kane.

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.

April 9th

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.

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