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April 11th

Elkers honored with banquet

April 11, 2013

Ridgway boys basketball was honored with a banquet at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Varsity head coach Anthony Allegretto presented the awards. Joe Jaques was the scholar-athlete award winner and won the Herbie Lenze Award. Allegretto said he values the scholar-athlete award the most because of the importance of getting an education.

April 9th

Johnsonburg boys basketball's historic season honored

April 9, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg boys basketball was honored with a banquet Sunday afternoon at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall to celebrate a historic 30-win season.

April 8th

Elkers win season opener

April 9, 2013

Ridgway baseball opened their season with a 7-1 victory over Brockway Monday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
The Elkers led from the first inning on against the Rovers.

Rams down county rival

April 9, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg first baseman Taylor Feronti hit two home runs Monday, including a bases clearing grand slam as the Rams toppled Elk County Catholic, 13-7.
"Taylor [Feronti] was outstanding, he's swinging a nice bat," said Johnsonburg head varsity baseball coach Jeff Peterson. "He was doing well at the end of the season last year."

Rams down county rival

April 9, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg first baseman Taylor Feronti hit two home runs Monday, including a bases clearing grand slam as the Rams toppled Elk County Catholic, 13-7.
"Taylor [Feronti] was outstanding, he's swinging a nice bat," said Johnsonburg head varsity baseball coach Jeff Peterson. "He was doing well at the end of the season last year."

March 22nd

Rams end historic season with PIAA silver medal

March 23, 2013

HERSHEY – Johnsonburg boys basketball's season did not end as sweet as the Rams would have hoped for.
But in the end, Johnsonburg made the District 12 champion Vaux Cougars work to earn their gold medals.
Vaux defeated Johnsonburg 83-63 in the PIAA Class A boys basketball championship game Friday afternoon at Giant Center.

March 19th

Rams advance to state title game over Lincoln Park

March 20, 2013

CLARION – Of Johnsonburg's 30 wins this season, Tuesday's was the sweetest one of all.
So sweet, in fact, that the Rams earned a trip to Hershey and the school's first appearance in a PIAA championship game.
Johnsonburg advanced to the PIAA Class A championship game with a 59-53 win over Lincoln Park at Clarion University in the PIAA semifinal round held Tuesday night.
Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said the Rams believed they could win even with Lincoln Park having four Division I recruits and reaching the state final the last two seasons.

March 15th

Rams advance to PIAA semifinal

March 16, 2013

CLARION – Beating Smethport two out of three times this season wasn't bad.
In fact, Johnsonburg's second win was enough to send Johnsonburg into Pennsylvania's final four in Class A.
Johnsonburg used a 16-0 second quarter run en route to a 54-43 win over the Hubbers in the PIAA Class A quarterfinal held at Clarion University Friday night.

March 12th

Rams advance over Shade

March 13, 2013

WINGATE – A Kyle Sheldon 3-point play helped the Rams get by Smethport in the district semifinals.
The front end of a Sheldon 3-point play Tuesday night has the Rams set for a rematch.
Johnsonburg would take the lead on Sheldon's hoop and hang on for a 54-49 win over District 5 champion Shade Tuesday night in the second round of the PIAA Class A boys basketball playoffs held at Bald Eagle Area High School.
"We were lucky to come out of here with a win. Like I said, it could have went either way," Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said.

Knocking off Lincoln Park too tall a task for Elkers

March 13, 2013

CLARION – Lincoln Park Charter spoiled the Ridgway Elkers' state playoff run for the second year in a row Tuesday with a 51-34 victory to advance to the Class A quarterfinals.
Ridgway last season advanced to the semifinal round before losing 65-46 March 20, 2012 to the Leopards.
"Our team played hard but after giving it everything they had and losing, they're hurting right now," Ridgway boys varsity basketball coach Anthony Allegretto said following the loss. "The first half went really well for us and our defense was doing very well. They played their hearts out and left it on the floor."

JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – In the second quarter, Coudersport couldn't hang on to the ball and had the game slip...
JOHNSONBURG – Despite an early one-set deficit, the Johnsonburg Ramettes roared back Thursday...