Archive - May 9, 2011
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Ramettes waited nearly a month to finish the game and then they nearly lost it at the end.
Johnsonburg took a five-run lead into the bottom of the seventh inning but the Lady Elkers battled back and had the game-tying run aboard before a groundout ended the game.
The contest was originally halted after three-and-a-half innings April 12 as a torrential downpour in Ridgway halted play with Johnsonburg leading 11-7.
Johnsonburg baseball won 16-0 in three innings over Ridgway Monday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Ramettes used two big innings Monday to surge past the visiting Lady Elkers in an 8-3 victory at Knothole Recreational Park.
Deadlocked in a 2-2 game, the Ramettes exploded for three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and another three in the sixth inning to secure the victory.
DuBOIS - St. Marys Areaâ€™s Brandon Romain won the District 9-AA Singles Tennis Championship Monday afternoon at the DuBois Area High School courts.
Romain defeated DuBois Centralâ€™s David Gangeware 6-1, 6-1 in the championship match.
Brandon started the day by defeating Brockwayâ€™s Fabio Fortunato 6-0, 6-0 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Romain beat DuBois Centralâ€™s Kevin Blakely 6-2, 6-0 to reach the finals.
Romainâ€™s teammate Keith Meyer lost in the quarterfinals to Elk County Catholicâ€™s Ben Wortman 6-4, 3-6, 0-6.
Wortman lost in the semifinals to DCCâ€™s Gangewere 6-2, 6-3.
Gerald C. "Jerry" Nagel, 81, of Hickory Street, Johnsonburg, died Friday, May 6, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
He was born July 17, 1929 in Philadelphia, son of the late Max and Fannie (Goldstein) Nagel.
On Oct. 10, 1992, he married Judith Ann Akers, who survives.
He lived most of his life in Philadelphia and lived in Johnsonburg since 1990. He was a graduate of Northeast High School of Philadelphia and received his Associate of Health Management degree from Temple University of Philadelphia.