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Elkers fall at Brookville on night of anniversary celebration

January 31, 2011

On the night of Brookville's 50th anniversary celebration, fans got a dual worthy of the occasion.
Highlighted by a 119-pound bout between two state-ranked wrestlers, Ridgway lost 42-24 at Brookville Saturday night at Brookville Area High School.
"I'm really pleased, the kids gave us everything they had," Ridgway coach Gary Gerber said.
Brookville coach Dave Klepfer said the Raiders wrestled well.
"It's definitely nice to get the win," he said. "The guys wrestled hard, it's nice to perform like that."

January 27th

Jones enjoying life as established big leaguer

January 27, 2011

After seemingly never finding a way to get out of the minor leagues, Garrett Jones has established himself with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jones appeared in 158 games with 21 home runs, 86 RBIs, 34 doubles and a .247 average for the middle-of-the-lineup presence. That also included home runs in his first two at-bats on Opening Day last season.
Jones was a featured part of the Pirates Caravan at Ridgway Area Middle School to promote the new season

Pirates reliever looks forward to new season

January 27, 2011

Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan knows a new year means new excitement for baseball.
Hanrahan was part of the Pirates Caravan which visited Ridgway Area Middle School Tuesday to promote the upcoming season.

January 9th

Gerber earns 400th career coaching win

January 10, 2011

Ridgway wrestling coach Gary Gerber earned his 400th career coaching win at the Towanda Duals Saturday.
Gerber's 400th win came as the Elkers opened the Duals with a 41-24 victory over Milton.
"It felt great," Gerber said. "It's been great to be a part of Ridgway wrestling."
Ridgway finished with a 4-1 record in Towanda.
"The kids wrestled well all weekend," Gerber said. "We beat Port Allegany, another good team in the district and Towanda was a tough team."

Wolfe wins 100th match

January 10, 2011

Johnsonburg wrestler Jesse Wolfe recorded his 100th win at the Coudersport Duals over the weekend.
Wolfe secured his 100th win with a pinfall victory in the 135-pound bout against Lackawanna Trail. Wolfe is currently 13-0 this season.
Max Zimmerman was 4-1 at the Coudersport Duals and according to Johnsonburg wrestling coach Tom Launer, Zimmerman is currently at 92 career wins.
Johnsonburg is at Sheffield tonight.

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