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May 2nd, 2011

Johnsonburg softball falls in six innings against Lady Rovers, 14-2

May 2, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – Brockway's Jalina Sabatose broke through Monday afternoon for a 5-RBI performance as the visiting Lady Rovers halted the Ramettes in six innings, 14-2.
While both teams saw consistent hitting from the first six batters of their respective lineups, it was Brockway who broke through as the top six accounted for seven of the team's 14 runs. The Ramettes mustered only two runs the entire game.

May 1st

Anna Mae McMinn

May 1, 2011

Anna Mae McMinn, 93, of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 456 Main St., Kersey, died on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born November 9, 1917, in Kersey, daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Shoffstahl Greene. On December 16, 1939, in the Callansburg Methodist Church in Callansburg, she married Richard D. McMinn who died on June 1, 2008.

Margaret P. Smith

May 1, 2011

Margaret P. Smith, 87, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, and formerly of 185 Center St., died on Friday, April 29, 2011 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born July 20, 1923 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late John and Philomena "Minnie" Sweener Ott
On March 23, 1943 in St. Marys Church, she married the late William R. Smith.

April 29th

Elkers lose in completion of suspended game

April 29, 2011

ST. MARYS – In the completion of a suspended game, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders defeated the Ridgway Elkers by a 14-3 score in five innings.
The game was started on Wednesday and suspended in the home half of the third inning when Mother Nature took over. It was completed Friday night following the ECC vs. SMA contest.
In the home half of the third inning on Friday, Elk Catholic scored two runs. Luke Daghir walked then stole second. Ben Daghir singled. Wtih two outs, Kyle Schneider singled scoring both Luke and Ben making the score 12-1.

Crusaders hand Dutch 8-1 setback

April 29, 2011

ST. MARYS – It felt more like football weather than baseball Friday afternoon at Berwind Park, where the Elk County Catholic Crusaders handed the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen an 8-1 setback.
The Crusaders were the first to get on the scoreboard as they were able to score twice in the second inning and twice in the fourth inning to take a 4-1 lead. They were able to add four runs in the fifth inning.
“Ben (Daghir) set the tone for the game with his good outing. We were able to get two runs in the second to go on top,” said ECCHS coach Father Eric Vogt.

Peggy Frick Dithrich

April 29, 2011

Peggy Frick Dithrich, 64, of Ridgway, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
She is survived by two sons, Stephen (Sandi) Borod and Kevin Borod; a daughter, Kimberly (Chris) Dye; five grandchildren, Hayli and Madison Borod and Logan, Alex and Devin Dye; and beloved stepchildren and their families. She donated her body to science.
A memorial service for Peggy Frick Dithrich will be held Saturday, May 14 at 3 p.m. at the Falls Creek Firehouse, 41st St., Falls Creek, PA 15840.

April 28th

St. Marys baseball outslugs Ridgway, 21-11 at Sandy Beach

April 28, 2011

An abundance of offense was on display at Sandy Beach Recreational Park as St. Marys baseball won 21-11 in five innings over Ridgway Thursday afternoon.
St. Marys scored three or more runs in every inning. Ridgway scored in four of its five innings. The 11 runs in the game was Ridgway's largest output of the season.
"We continue to make strides," Ridgway coach Mark Morelli said. "If we continue to make strides, I think we'll be more competitive than we have been lately. If you play St. Marys, you got to hit every inning because they have a good-hitting team."

Lady Dutch softball defeats Ridgway, 9-0

April 28, 2011

ST. MARYS – The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team raised their record to 5-2 on the season with a 9-0 victory over the Ridgway Lady Elkers.
The game was played at Benzinger Park due to unplayable conditions at the SMAHS field.
St. Marys used a five-run, four-hit first inning to take charge of the contest.
“We hit the ball well today but they (Ridgway) played well defensively,” said St. Marys coach Manny Gerarge. “We made good contact today.”

Walter B. "Ben" Ishman

April 28, 2011

Walter B. "Ben" Ishman, 79, of 12783 Route 948 in Highland, died Wednesday afternoon, April 27, 2011 in the emergency room of the Kane Community Hospital.
Born April 2, 1932 in Sackett, he was the son of Walter M. and Elma C. Rae Ishman. On May 5, 1951 in DeYoung, he married Sara A. Nelson, who survives.
Mr. Ishman owned and operated Ishman's Garage for many years, and also was a school bus contractor for the Kane Area School District for many years.

April 27th

Lady Crusaders use strong hitting to down Ridgway

April 27, 2011

Elk County Catholic pounded the softball and had a 13-run second inning en route to a 21-2, 3-inning win over Ridgway Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
ECC had every starter get a hit, the top four hitters combined for nine hits overall.

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