July 14th, 2015
The Elk County Senior League softball All-Stars are scheduled to open play in the Pennsylvania State Tournament this afternoon in Berwick.
The All-Stars are scheduled to play against Greater Pittston at noon. Elk County manager Rich Quiggle said the Greater Pittston team is a bit more experienced due to their experience last year.
Brandon Schlimm was recently selected to compete in the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) 2015 All-Star Game, which will be played at Damaschke Field in Oneonta, N.Y. on Thursday, July 16.
VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
The southbound lane of the Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway is in the process of being demolished.
Shown is the Elker 1979 Yearbook editing staff. From left to right, Sue Szczotka, Joel Anstrom, Rob Caldwell, Gary Doyle, Denise Brubaker, Jean Williams, and Justine Laughner.
Monday, July 13 â€“ Johnsonburg Borough Council at 4 p.m.; Jones Township Supervisors at 6:30 p.m.; Girls Minor League All-Stars, Elk County at DuBois, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 14 â€“ Ridgway Township Supervisors at 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 15 â€“ Ridgway Borough Committee meeting (details in tomorrow's paper)
SMETHPORT â€“ The Ridgway American Legion baseball team opened the playoffs with the game ending in victorious walkoff fashion.
Unfortunately for Ridgway, the team ended the playoffs on the other end of the spectrum.
A two-run seventh inning allowed Smethport to rally and walk off with a 3-2 victory over Ridgway in an Elk County Legion League elimination game held Saturday afternoon in Smethport.
A single by Hobie Milliron in the seventh gave Smethport a 3-2 win.
ST. MARYS â€” The St. Marys Little League Softball Minor League All-Star squad advanced to the finals of the District 10 Tournament on Saturday afternoon by defeating the Elk County squad by a 14-3 score in four innings at Benzinger Park.
St. Marys will return to action Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Benzinger Park when they will play the winner of the loser's bracket. The Elk County and DuBois squads will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at DuBois to determine who the St. Marys opponent will be.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Elk County Boys Majors All-Star team wouldn't let DuBois just have the victory easily.
After trailing 5-0 and 14-7, Elk County had a sixth-inning rally fall short by a few feet as DuBois won 15-14 over Elk County Friday night in a District 10 Tournament elimination game at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.
VIDEO: Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse
The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely