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Archive - May 2011

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May 8th

Olice I. "Ollie" Woleslagle

May 8, 2011

Olice I. "Ollie" Woleslagle, 91, of 500 First Ave., Apt. 3, Johnsonburg, died Friday morning, May 6, 2011, at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Sheffield, daughter of the late Joseph and Ella May Lee Starner.
She married Newell Woleslagle on Sept. 23, 1931, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1987.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life, graduating from Johnsonburg High School in 1937.
She was a member of Johnsonburg United Methodist Church. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother and was an excellent seamstress.

John R. Gigliotti

May 8, 2011

John R. Gigliotti, 66, of 620 First Ave., Johnsonburg, died Thursday afternoon, May 5, 2011, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 11, 1944 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Guiseppe and Frances Carino Gigliotti.
He resided in Johnsonburg all his life and attended Johnsonburg High School.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Church, Prince of Piedmont Club, Central Hose Co. and the Johnsonburg Elks Club.

Florence L. (Phyllis) Dills

May 8, 2011

Florence L. (Phyllis) Dills, age 87, formerly of 1515 Front St., Ridgway, and most recently of the Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility, died early Sunday morning, May 8, 2011, at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a brief illness.

Elk County Catholic wins county baseball tournament

May 8, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team captured the 2011 Elk County Baseball Tournament crown Saturday afternoon at Berwind Park by defeating the Johnsonburg Rams by a 10-6 score in the title game.
The Crusaders were able to score at least one run in five of the six innings at the plate.
“We hit the ball when we had to,” said ECCHS coach Father Eric Vogt.

St. Marys downs Ridgway in consolation game

May 8, 2011

ST. MARYS – The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team took third place in the Elk County Baseball Tournament by defeating the Ridgway Elkers by a 10-0 score in six innings Saturday at Berwind Park.
The Dutch used the one-hit pitching of Nate Geist to record the victory over Ridgway. Geist went the distance for the Dutch giving g up only one hit, a single in the top of the sixth, walked four and struck out six.
D.J. Skraba started on the mound for Ridgway going 5 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits, walking two and striking out three. Zack McKnight faced two batters giving up two hits.

May 6th

Lady Dutch win softball tournament

May 7, 2011

St. Marys used a dominating pitching performance and powerful hitting in a 7-0 win over Elk County Catholic in the championship game of the Elk County Softball Tournament Friday at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway.
"The girls came to play," St. Marys coach Manny Gerarge said. "The girls wanted it, they went out and gave 100 percent. We tell them to leave it on the field and they did."
Rachel Ginther had 13 strikeouts and two walks in a 1-hit shutout. She had a no-hit bid going for 5 2-3 innings until a double from ECC's Anna Hawkins ended that attempt.

Rams go to title game

May 7, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Johnsonburg Rams used 12 hits on their way to a 10-3 victory over the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in the opening game of the Elk County Baseball Tournament played at Berwind Park.
The Rams will meet the Elk County Catholic Crusaders today at noon in the championship game. Elk Catholic beat Ridgway 8-1 in the second game Friday. St. Marys and Ridgway were to meet at 10 a.m. this morning in the consolation game.
The Rams used strong hitting and aggressive base running to record the victory. Their pitchers, while not overpowering, were able to record the outs.

Lady Elkers win consolation game

May 7, 2011

Ridgway softball rebounded to take the consolation game of the Elk County Softball Tournament, 14-7, over Johnsonburg Friday at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway scratched across a run in the first. Jenna Hoffman drew a walk and would later score on a long single from Ashley Viglione.

Crusaders down Elkers, 8-1 to advance to title game

May 7, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team used the one-hit pitching of Luke Daghir to advance to the finals of the Elk County Baseball Tournament with an 8-1 win over the Ridgway Elkers Friday at Berwind Park.
Elk Catholic takes on Johnsonburg today at noon for the tournament title.
Daghir gave up a single, walked one and struck out seven for Elk Catholic.
Josh Mitchell started on the mound for Ridgway, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up eight hits, walking five and striking out eight. Kevin Kilhoffer worked 1/3 of an inning of relief.

Lady Crusaders overwhelm Ridgway in 2-hit shutout

May 7, 2011

Other than back-to-back singles to start the top of the second inning, Elk County Catholic's pitching held the Lady Elkers' bats in check in a 14-0 five-inning game Friday in the first round of the Elk County Softball Tournament.
The Lady Crusaders exploded for 16 hits Friday afternoon in the opening game of the tournament and brought the entire lineup to bat in each of the first three innings. The recipe for success worked as ECC did not allow a Ridgway baserunner to score.

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