Archive - Sports Article
August 25th, 2015
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 tennis courts against the Johnsonburg Ramettes. The Lady Dutch came out on top with a 6-1 victory.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday as they defeated the Brockway Lady Rovers by a 5-2 score in a match played at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.
Golfers from 18 teams from throughout District 9 converged on the Bavarian Hills Golf Course on Monday to compete in the Bavarian Hills Invitational, and in addition to a fun day on the links, a number of the teams were able to witness an exciting sudden death playoff to decide the A Flight champion.
James Winslow (40) works with Josh Raubenstrauch on tackling drills during Ridgway football practice Monday evening. Ridgway scrimmages at Port Allegany at 10 a.m. Saturday in their first action of the season.
Laura Goetsch of Whites Creek, Tenn. won Saturday's match in high power rifle at the NRA National Silhouette Championships held at the Ridgway Rifle Club this past week. The championships are scheduled to return to Ridgway in 2017.
Australia Team Oz, comprised of, from left, David True, Dann Suthern and Daniel Ison, competed at the NRA National Silhouette Championships at the Ridgway Rifle Club this week in the smallbore division. The team finished second in AAA Class in smallbore hunting rifle.
As the 2015 New York Collegiate Baseball League's (NYCBL) regular season drew to a close, there was some uncertainty as to whether the Olean Oilers would even make the postseason. Only the top four teams in each division received a playoff berth, and at one point the Oilers had slipped all the way to fifth in the seven-team Western Division standings. A late-season rally changed all that, as the Oilers won eight of their final 10 games to clinch the third seed in the Western Division playoffs.
Team PRPA Gold won the smallbore hunting rifle national team championship with a score of 209 at the NRA National Silhouette Championships held Monday afternoon at the Ridgway Rifle Club.
The team finished with a score of 209 with team members David Leedy, Luke Johnson and Kenneth M. Haupricht sharing the team title.
Make it 2 for 2 for Laura Goetsch in smallbore hunting rifle.
The Whites Creek, Tenn. native finished with a score of 38 to win the second day of competition with that firearm at the NRA National Silhouette Championships Monday afternoon at the Ridgway Rifle Club.
Goetschâ€™s victory didnâ€™t come easy as she had to win a five-shot shootoff with Marysville native Luke Johnson to win the match. Both competitors had matching scores of 38 and both hit 10 chickens, 10 pigs, eight turkeys and 10 rams.