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August 6th, 2013

Kuess Jr. wins national championship in smallbore standard rifle

August 6, 2013

Enrique Kuess Jr. (Laredo, Texas) won the national championship in smallbore standard rifle as the 3-day competition concluded Tuesday at the Ridgway Rifle Club.
Kuess Jr. won the 3-day competition by tying the open national record, finishing with an aggregate total of 116 (39-39-38).

August 5th

Team titles decided at Silhouette Championships

August 6, 2013

The smallbore team competitions concluded Monday at the Ridgway Rifle Club as part of the NRA National Silhouette Championships.
The overall champion in smallbore rifle was Team Belgrade Air Shooting Sports. The team consisted of Laura Goetsch, Cathy Winstead-Severin and Susan Peery Rice. The three finished with a combined total of 211, five more than second place.
The overall runner-up in standard rifle was Team Mexico with team members Angelica Kuess Davila, Enrique Kuess Sr. and Enrique Kuess Jr. Team Mexico finished with an overall score of 206.

August 4th

Pa. routs N.Y. 53-12 in Big 30 game

August 4, 2013

BRADFORD – Some of the top recently graduated football players from Pennsylvania and New York faced off on Saturday evening at Parkway Field in Bradford in the 40th annual Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic All Star Football Game, and the Pa. squad defeated New York 53-12.
Warren Area Senior High School's Austin Jerman and Port Allegany High School's Matt Bodamer combined to account for around 430 yards passing in the game with Johnsonburg Area High School's Mitchell Holmberg catching seven passes for 92 yards and Ridgway Area High School's Zac McKnight catching three passes for 74 yards.

NRA National Silhouette Championships open in Ridgway

August 4, 2013

The NRA National Silhouette Championships kicked off Sunday morning with the first of three days of competition in the smallbore standard rifle competition at the smallbore range of the Ridgway Rifle Club.
The match winner for Sunday and overall leader after the first day of competition was Enrique Kuess Jr. (Laredo, Texas) as he hit 39 out of a possible 40 targets. Angelica Kuess Davila (Laredo, Texas) was second overall and the top female finisher with a score of 38. Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) was third overall with a score of 37.

July 30th

Ridgway football hosts Carnegie Mellon Spread Wing-T camp

July 30, 2013

With football season coming quickly, Ridgway football hosted coaches from Carnegie Mellon University for the second straight year for a 2-day camp to learn the intricacies of the Wing-T offense.

July 23rd

Johnsonburg baseball honored with banquet

July 24, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Rams, 2013 PIAA Class A baseball champions.
Johnsonburg head coach Jeff Peterson said it might still take a while for that realization to sink in with the players.
"It still feels like a dream to all of us," coach Peterson said. "It is a big deal because a small team in Elk County just won the first state championship in school history. This is one thing no one can take away from these kids, ever. It's theirs, they earned it."

July 17th

Fox Township wins Legion League

July 17, 2013

WILCOX – Fox Township won the Elk County American Legion Baseball League championship with a 5-3 victory over Wilcox Wednesday at Jones Township Community Park in Wilcox in the deciding game of the tournament.
Overall, Fox Township took two out of three from Wilcox in the tournament.

July 16th

Wilcox Legion forces deciding game in league playoffs

July 16, 2013

WILCOX – The Elk County American Legion baseball league playoffs will be settled with one deciding game.
Wilcox won 6-2 over Fox Township Tuesday night at Jones Township Community Park to force a game Wednesday night with the winner leaving as the Elk County League champion.
Both teams will be going to the Region 8 tournament in Albion starting this Saturday no matter the result of Wednesday's game.

July 14th

Wilcox Legion advances to League finals

July 14, 2013

WILCOX – Wilcox will be back in the Region 8 tournament.
Wilcox advanced to the Elk County American Legion Baseball League finals with a 4-2 win over St. Marys Sunday afternoon at Jones Township Community Park, assuring Wilcox a spot in the Region 8 tournament.
The first game of the finals will be Tuesday. If Wilcox wins Tuesday, a league championship game will be played Wednesday. Both games will be at Wilcox.
"We're in now," Wilcox coach Jeff Peterson said. "We're in the tournament, that's all that matters now. We can relax and play ball. That was a tough game. Jack's tough."

July 12th

Fox Township upends Wilcox

July 12, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – One run proved to be the difference.
A Caleb Bennett single in the seventh inning would plate Alexx Tyger and be enough for Fox Township to take a 1-0 victory over Wilcox Friday at Knothole Area Recreational Park.
Fox Township now moves to the Elk County American Legion League finals which begin on Tuesday against the last team out of the loser's bracket.

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