January 13th, 2013
With the Elk Expo set to be revived this year, submissions of photographs or artwork are currently being sought to determine the design of the 2013 Elk Expo Patch.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders raised their District 9 League record to 2-1 with a 39-32 victory over the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch Saturday night at the ECCHS gym.
After the Lady Dutch had taken a 20-17 halftime lead, the Lady Crusaders went on a 12-0 run to open a 32-20 lead with 4:42 left in the third period. The Lady Dutch responded with a 6-0 run of their own to close out the period but Elk outscored St. Marys 7-4 in the fourth quarter to win the game.
KANE â€“ The Kane Wolves played with the Ridgway Elkers for a quarter but the Elkers outscored the Wolves 16-5 in the second quarter and cruised to the 62-35 victory in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Friday night.
Both teams had trouble getting the ball in the hoop early in the game. Ridgwayâ€™s leading scorer, Jesse Reynolds, had the first basket at the two-minute mark when he sliced through the lane for two. Kevin Cleer knocked down a three for the Wolves that gave the home team a 6-4 lead, which ended up being the last lead they had in the game.
Coming into Friday night's game, the focus was on Kane senior Kaila Jamerson surpassing the 1,000 point mark for her career.
Less than two minutes into the game, mission accomplished for Jamerson.
Jamerson finished with a game-high 16 points as Kane had little trouble in a 55-13 victory over Ridgway Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
The Ridgway Area School District is aiming to approve a preliminary budget in February during their regular board of directors meeting.
ST. MARYS â€“ Elk County Catholic High School alumni are encouraged to show up sporting maroon and gold, ready to cheer on the Crusaders on Friday evening as part of ECC Alumni Spirit Night when the boys' basketball teams take on the Brookville Raiders.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are still working to track down the man responsible for a brazen, broad-daylight armed robbery at the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg on Tuesday.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A late run of bonus points propelled the Keystone Panthers to a 39-35 dual meet win over Johnsonburg wrestling Thursday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
With four matches left, Johnsonburg had built up a 35-15 lead but the Panthers were able to come back as Keystone earned maximum points in the final four matches to pick up the dual win.
Authorities are looking into alleged death threats made against a 28-year-old Ridgway man after he agreed to testify against his father and co-defendant in two Elk County arson cases.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival going will be held from Jan. 23-25 at Elk County Catholic High School, and with more than 160 students participating in the event, organizers are hoping that area residents will open their homes for a day or two to house these young musicians.