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August 2nd, 2015

What's ahead this week

August 3, 2015

Tuesday, Aug. 4 – Elk County Board of Commissioners, Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2

Thursday, Aug. 6 – Ridgway Township Municipal Authority at 7 p.m. in the Ridgway Township Municipal Building

N.Y. All-Stars down Pennsylvania in Big 30 Classic

August 3, 2015

BRADFORD — Area high school football fans got their last chance to see 2015 graduates on the field at Saturday night’s 42nd Annual Don Raabe Big 30 Classic on Bradford High’s Parkway Field. Pennsylvania scored the first points of the game on a safety and the final points on a touchdown by Kane’s John English, but New York scored all of the 44 points in between as the Empire State all-stars improved to 22-18-2 in the series with a 44-8 win.

Ridgway Rifle Club hosting NRA National Silhouette Championships

August 3, 2015

The NRA National Silhouette Championships will be held at the Ridgway Rifle Club throughout this week. The smallbore competitions opened Sunday afternoon and will continue until Tuesday. The high power events start on Thursday and will run until Saturday at the Rifle Club's high power range. Some of the best and most accurate shooters in the world will be at this week-long showcase in competitive shooting. Admission is free to all events and action starts at around 9 a.m. each day. Action usually wraps up around 4 p.m. each day.

July 31st

Ridgway Rifle Club ready for NRA National Silhouette Championships

August 1, 2015

The Ridgway Rifle Club will once again host the NRA National Silhouette Championships this coming week at the Rifle Club’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.

Minor all-stars to play for state title Sunday

August 1, 2015

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.

VIDEO: Should college football playoffs include 64 teams?

August 1, 2015

Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?

July 30th

Photo of the Week – Rare blue moon tonight

July 31, 2015

A rare blue moon will appear tonight although it is unlikely that it will actually appear blue. The name applies to a second full moon inside a single calendar month. The last one was in August 2012 and the next will not occur until 2018. If it does appear blue, it is possible and has happened, it will be because the light is being filtered through air borne particles.

Minor all-stars advance to state title game

July 31, 2015

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.

July 29th

Old-Time photo

July 30, 2015

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.

Young throws no-hitter, Minor all-stars win 14-0

July 30, 2015

BRADFORD – 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.

Casey Woodford serves during Ridgway volleyball practice earlier this week.
The Lady Dutch had their second match of the season Tuesday at the St. Marys Area High School...
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday...

 

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