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May 9th, 2011

Johnsonburg softball wins suspended game over Lady Elkers

May 9, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – The Ramettes waited nearly a month to finish the game and then they nearly lost it at the end.
Johnsonburg took a five-run lead into the bottom of the seventh inning but the Lady Elkers battled back and had the game-tying run aboard before a groundout ended the game.
The contest was originally halted after three-and-a-half innings April 12 as a torrential downpour in Ridgway halted play with Johnsonburg leading 11-7.

Johnsonburg baseball downs Ridgway, 16-0

May 9, 2011

Johnsonburg baseball won 16-0 in three innings over Ridgway Monday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.

Ramettes use pair of big innings to down Lady Elkers softball, 8-3

May 9, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – The Ramettes used two big innings Monday to surge past the visiting Lady Elkers in an 8-3 victory at Knothole Recreational Park.
Deadlocked in a 2-2 game, the Ramettes exploded for three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and another three in the sixth inning to secure the victory.

St. Marys' Romain wins D9-AA Singles crown

May 9, 2011

DuBOIS - St. Marys Area’s Brandon Romain won the District 9-AA Singles Tennis Championship Monday afternoon at the DuBois Area High School courts.
Romain defeated DuBois Central’s David Gangeware 6-1, 6-1 in the championship match.
Brandon started the day by defeating Brockway’s Fabio Fortunato 6-0, 6-0 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Romain beat DuBois Central’s Kevin Blakely 6-2, 6-0 to reach the finals.
Romain’s teammate Keith Meyer lost in the quarterfinals to Elk County Catholic’s Ben Wortman 6-4, 3-6, 0-6.
Wortman lost in the semifinals to DCC’s Gangewere 6-2, 6-3.

Gerald C. "Jerry" Nagel

May 9, 2011

Gerald C. "Jerry" Nagel, 81, of Hickory Street, Johnsonburg, died Friday, May 6, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
He was born July 17, 1929 in Philadelphia, son of the late Max and Fannie (Goldstein) Nagel.
On Oct. 10, 1992, he married Judith Ann Akers, who survives.
He lived most of his life in Philadelphia and lived in Johnsonburg since 1990. He was a graduate of Northeast High School of Philadelphia and received his Associate of Health Management degree from Temple University of Philadelphia.

May 8th

Olice I. "Ollie" Woleslagle

May 8, 2011

Olice I. "Ollie" Woleslagle, 91, of 500 First Ave., Apt. 3, Johnsonburg, died Friday morning, May 6, 2011, at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Sheffield, daughter of the late Joseph and Ella May Lee Starner.
She married Newell Woleslagle on Sept. 23, 1931, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1987.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life, graduating from Johnsonburg High School in 1937.
She was a member of Johnsonburg United Methodist Church. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother and was an excellent seamstress.

John R. Gigliotti

May 8, 2011

John R. Gigliotti, 66, of 620 First Ave., Johnsonburg, died Thursday afternoon, May 5, 2011, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 11, 1944 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Guiseppe and Frances Carino Gigliotti.
He resided in Johnsonburg all his life and attended Johnsonburg High School.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Church, Prince of Piedmont Club, Central Hose Co. and the Johnsonburg Elks Club.

Florence L. (Phyllis) Dills

May 8, 2011

Florence L. (Phyllis) Dills, age 87, formerly of 1515 Front St., Ridgway, and most recently of the Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility, died early Sunday morning, May 8, 2011, at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a brief illness.

Elk County Catholic wins county baseball tournament

May 8, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team captured the 2011 Elk County Baseball Tournament crown Saturday afternoon at Berwind Park by defeating the Johnsonburg Rams by a 10-6 score in the title game.
The Crusaders were able to score at least one run in five of the six innings at the plate.
“We hit the ball when we had to,” said ECCHS coach Father Eric Vogt.

St. Marys downs Ridgway in consolation game

May 8, 2011

ST. MARYS – The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team took third place in the Elk County Baseball Tournament by defeating the Ridgway Elkers by a 10-0 score in six innings Saturday at Berwind Park.
The Dutch used the one-hit pitching of Nate Geist to record the victory over Ridgway. Geist went the distance for the Dutch giving g up only one hit, a single in the top of the sixth, walked four and struck out six.
D.J. Skraba started on the mound for Ridgway going 5 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits, walking two and striking out three. Zack McKnight faced two batters giving up two hits.

BROCKWAY — St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey captured the District 9-AA singles championship on...
BROCKWAY — St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey captured the District 9-AA singles championship on...
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