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It wasn't perfect, but it was more than enough for Ridgway to win Friday's season opener.
The defending District 9 Class A champions opened the 2014-2015 season with a 56-19 victory over Smethport Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
"It's a good way to open the season," Ridgway coach Anthony Allegretto said. "The Smethport kids are starting up a new program, it seems like. They played hard, their coach was very positive with them. They played hard, they played clean. They were lacking the shooting and the ball-handling to handle the press."
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team opened their season at home on Friday by hosting the Ridgway Lady Elkers. Elk Catholic came away with a 54-22 victory.
The Lady Crusaders opened an 11-2 first period lead and outscored the Lady Elkers 15-11 in the second quarter to open a 26-13 halftime advantage.
ECC outscored Ridgway 28-9 in the second half to record the victory.
Thanksgiving Day Football 11/27/14
Detroit (8-4) 34 vs
Chicago (5-7) 17
As they do every year, Detroit played a home game on Thanksgiving Day. This time
they were matched up against divisional rival Chicago. Chicago QB Jay Cutler came
out firing the ball all over the field. Cutler through 2 touchdown passes to WR
Alshon Jeffery in the first quarter to jump out to a 14-3 lead. The lead wouldnâ€™t
last long as Detroit responded with 3 touchdown drives in the second quarter.
Detroit WR Calvin â€śMegatronâ€ť Johnson scored 2 of those touchdowns. Detroit took a
Thursday Night Football 11/20/14
Oakland (1-10) 24 vs
Kansas City (7-4) 20
The Ridgway football team was honored with a banquet Sunday night at The Royal Inn in Ridgway to celebrate the season, a season which the Elkers claimed their first AML championship since 1993.
"This is a special night not only to reward our season but this is kind of the last night we'll be together as a team for the 2014 season," Ridgway varsity head coach Mark Heindl said.
Thursday Night Football 11/13
Miami (6-4) 22 vs
Buffalo (5-5) 9
Miami QB Ryan Tannehill threw 2 second half touchdowns to rally a comeback victory over Buffalo. Buffalo was moving the ball up and down the field early, but could not seem to find the end zone to cap drivers. They clung to a 9-3 lead as they kept Miami in check. Tannehill was able to rally his teamâ€™s offense to score 19 unanswered points to seal the game and second place in the AFC East.
Houston (5-5) 23 @
Cleveland (6-4) 7
DuBOIS â€“ In a game that few people outside of the borough of Kane expected, the Wolves scored 18 unanswered points against the Clarion Bobcats to defeat the stateâ€™s fifth-ranked Class A team 18-8 in DuBois on Saturday night. The Wolvesâ€™ defense held the high-powered Bobcat offense to single digits as Kaneâ€™s offense dominated the time of possession.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg varsity volleyball team was honored with a banquet Sunday afternoon at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Varsity head coach Bill Shuey presented awards based on statistics. Ashton Watts won the award for highest hitting percentage and was second in blocks with 29.
"Ashton played middle for us, served, played some back row," Shuey said. "Ashton did a great job blocking and hitting. She didn't take it easy on an overpass. She had a great year."
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg junior varsity team celebrated their season with a banquet Sunday afternoon at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Johnsonburg junior varsity head coach Brenda Bevacqua expressed appreciation to assistant coach Sara Vallone and Kelly Bliss for their help this season. Johnsonburg won two matches this season and made it to the semifinals in two of the three tournaments the Ramettes entered.
CLARION â€” The Karns City Gremlins captured the District 9 Class AA football championship Friday night with a 49-12 victory over the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in a game played at Clarion University's Memorial Stadium.
The Gremlins held a 21-6 halftime lead then erupted for 20 third quarter points to open a 41-6 lead. Karns City outscored the Dutch 8-6 in the fourth quarter.
"I am proud of the kids, they played hard and they competed," said Dutch coach Tony Defilippi.