The Ridgway Rifle Club will once again host the NRA National Silhouette Championships this coming week at the Rifle Clubâ€™s smallbore and high power ranges.
The smallbore events will open on Sunday morning and the three-day competition will last until Tuesday. Action each day starts between 9 and 9:15 a.m. and lasts throughout the afternoon.
The high power events are scheduled to start on Thursday at around 9 a.m., that competition is scheduled to last until Saturday. There will be a smallbore warmup match on Saturday which is a club match.
To say that this has been a good year for softball in St. Marys would be an understatement.
Both high school teams had good seasons in the spring, and the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders won the PIAA Class A state title. Now, another local team is looking to join them as state champions, but this time it is the nine-and 10-year-old members of the St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team.
The team has been putting together an incredible run this summer and is currently undefeated.
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The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team punched their ticket to the Minor League state championship game with a 3-1 victory over Morrisville in the final of the winners' bracket on Thursday evening at the Kessell Athletic Complex at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
So far in the tournament, St. Marys has outscored their opponents 28-2. They defeated Caln Township 11-1 in their opening game, and then beat Warrington 14-0 in the winners' bracket semifinals. Thursday's victory was the team's closest of the tournament.
Ridgway High School Class of 1895 10-year reunion. The photo was taken in front of what was then the high school and is now the Udarbe Complex.
BRADFORD â€“ With the start of their game two hours behind schedule, the St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team played just about as quick of a game as possible against Warrington, coming up with a 14-0 victory in four innings to advance to the final of the winners' bracket tonight in the Minor League State Tournament. The tournament is being held at the Kessel Athletic Complex at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
Kendall Young continued to be stellar in the circle, throwing a no-hitter and striking out nine of the 12 batters she faced.
The NRA National Silhouette Championships return to the Ridgway Rifle Club next week. The smallbore competition begins next Sunday, Aug. 2 and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 4. The high power championships will then run from Thursday, Aug. 6 through Saturday, Aug. 8. Ridgway last hosted this event in 2013. Pictured is Kenneth M. Haupricht, left, the 2013 NRA National High Power Champion, shooting at the high power course alongside his father and spotter, Ken Haupricht.
BRADFORD â€“Â The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team opened play in the Minor League State Tournament with an 11-1 five-inning walk-off win over Caln Township on Tuesday night in a game played under the lights at the Kessel Athletic Complex at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
St. Marys led all the way, taking a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and adding to it in every inning but the third. They scored three runs in the second, four in the fourth, and three in the fifth.
Shown is the team photo of the 1983-1984 Ridgway Elker basketball team. Front row, from left to right, Ed Thorwart, Gary Crocco, Dave Kucenski, Bill Buhite; back row, from left to right, Gary MacDonald, Mark Kissel, Mickey Delhunty, Joe Benninger, Dan Aiello and Joel Feronti. Despite a five-game losing streak and a 4-5 record after the first nine games of the regular season, the Elkers turned it around to finish 16-7. They went on to earn a state playoff berth before being ousted in the second round.