August 3rd, 2015
Seniors of 1979 â€“ Class officers, President Pam Fluman; Vice President Laurel Milchuck; Secretary Stephanie Brunner; Treasurer Carole Johnson.
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.
BRADFORD â€“Â The St. Marys Minor League all-star softball team saw their magical season come to an end on Sunday afternoon with a pair of losses to Morrisville in the finals of the Minor League State Tournament at the Kessel Athletic Complex at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. St. Marys entered Sunday afternoon needing one win to clinch the state title. Instead, Morrisville won 3-0 to force a deciding game. Morrisville then won the second game 5-0 to win the state title.
Laura Goestch (Whites Creek, Tenn.) was the first-day match winner in smallbore standard rifle at the NRA National Silhouette Championships Sunday at the Ridgway Rifle Club.
Goestch finished with a total of 36. Goetsch hit eight chickens, nine pigs, all 10 turkeys and nine rams to comprise her totals.
Brian Wakefield of Smethport was second overall with a score of 35 (10-9-8-8) and Cathy Winstead-Severin of Joplin, Mo. was third with a score of 35 (9-10-6-10).
Tuesday, Aug. 4 â€“Â Elk County Board of Commissioners, Courthouse Annex, Conference Room No. 2
Thursday, Aug. 6 â€“ Ridgway Township Municipal Authority at 7 p.m. in the Ridgway Township Municipal Building
BRADFORD â€” Area high school football fans got their last chance to see 2015 graduates on the field at Saturday nightâ€™s 42nd Annual Don Raabe Big 30 Classic on Bradford Highâ€™s Parkway Field. Pennsylvania scored the first points of the game on a safety and the final points on a touchdown by Kaneâ€™s John English, but New York scored all of the 44 points in between as the Empire State all-stars improved to 22-18-2 in the series with a 44-8 win.
The NRA National Silhouette Championships will be held at the Ridgway Rifle Club throughout this week. The smallbore competitions opened Sunday afternoon and will continue until Tuesday. The high power events start on Thursday and will run until Saturday at the Rifle Club's high power range. Some of the best and most accurate shooters in the world will be at this week-long showcase in competitive shooting. Admission is free to all events and action starts at around 9 a.m. each day. Action usually wraps up around 4 p.m. each day.
The Ridgway Rifle Club will once again host the NRA National Silhouette Championships this coming week at the Rifle Clubâ€™s smallbore and high power ranges.
The smallbore events will open on Sunday morning and the three-day competition will last until Tuesday. Action each day starts between 9 and 9:15 a.m. and lasts throughout the afternoon.
The high power events are scheduled to start on Thursday at around 9 a.m., that competition is scheduled to last until Saturday. There will be a smallbore warmup match on Saturday which is a club match.