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Lady Elkers edge Lady Dutch, 1-0

September 24, 2012

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team lost a tough 1-0 contest to the Ridgway Lady Elkers Monday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.
The lone goal of the game came at the 30:34 mark of the first half when Ridgway’s Abbie Lampman scored from the left side, giving Ridgway the eventual only goal of the contest.
Ridgway dominated play in the first half as they kept the ball in the St. Marys half of the field. The Lady Elkers had seven shots on goal to St. Marys’ one. They also had seven corner kicks in the first 40 minutes of play.

Taylor Detrick carries on family's athletic tradition

September 24, 2012

KANE – Being a high school athlete takes a tremendous amount of time, effort and determination.
Being a female athlete in a male-dominated sport takes even more of a commitment. There have been a few girls in the history of Kane athletics to wrestle or go out for football, but only Taylor Detrick has played the entire way from middle school through her senior year.
Taylor, the daughter of Jim and Chris Detrick, has been playing organized football since she was a Kane Tornado at nine years old.
Taylor said she never considered not playing, she simply loves football.

Ridgway boys soccer downs Curwensville, 5-2

September 23, 2012

Ridgway boys soccer roared in the second half with four goals in a 5-2 victory over Curwensville Saturday at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Tied at 1-all entering the second half, Ridgway wasted little time in taking the advantage on the scoreboard as Justin Kinkead ripped a shot into the upper left side just under two minutes into the half to give Ridgway a 2-1 lead.
Ridgway would score again in the 10th minute of the second half when Luke Bobby assisted Peter Pontzer on a goal which extended the Ridgway lead to 3-1.

Crusaders open AML South play with 28-6 win over Elkers

September 21, 2012

ST. MARYS – A barrage of rushing yards from a trio of Elk County Catholic players led to a 28-6 victory for the Crusaders over Ridgway Friday night.
"I thought both the offensive and defensive lines played really well. The whole team performed well," Elk County Catholic coach Travis Skrzypek said.
Brock McCullough led the Crusaders with 165 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Teammate Hank Cappiello had 81 rushing yards on 16 carries and Joe McLaughlin finished with 41 yards on nine carries. As a team, Elk County Catholic ran for 323 yards.

Golden Tide rushing attack rolls over Rams

September 21, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – Curwensville benefited from downhill running all night long in a 41-0 rout against Johnsonburg Friday night.
Curwensville (4-0) continued their winning ways with over 400 yards of total offense, including 302 yards on the ground, to topple Johnsonburg (1-3).
Curwensville senior starting quarterback Hunter McCracken had his biggest game of the season, passing for 125 yards and a touchdown. But the night belonged to the Golden Tide running attack as five players combined for 302 yards on the ground and five rushing scores.

Crusaders volleyball wins 3-1 over Ridgway

September 20, 2012

Elk County Catholic volleyball won 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 14-25, 25-21) over Ridgway Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Ridgway coach Janet Redmond said the Lady Elkers played well and played with determination.

Kane knocks off Johnsonburg volleyball, 3-1

September 20, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – The Kane Lady Wolves gave the home team fits Thursday night in the serve-receive statistics category in a 3-1 (25-21, 25-17, 21-25, 25-12) win over the Johnsonburg Ramettes.
Kane had little trouble in the first two games against the Ramettes before a hiccup in the third game sidetracked the visitors. The Lady Wolves regrouped quickly, however, to clinch the decisive fourth game for the win.

Ridgway girls soccer dominates Smethport, 4-0

September 19, 2012

Ridgway had most of the possession, most of the chances and all of the goals against Smethport Wednesday.
The Lady Elkers kept the ball in Smethport’s end for much of the second half as Ridgway won 4-0 over the Lady Hubbers at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway was faced with a Smethport defense which played to defend its goal and poured more personnel into the defensive third.

Lady Dutch volleyball downs Johnsonburg 3-1

September 18, 2012

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team defeated the Johnsonburg Ramettes by a 3-1 score Tuesday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
St. Marys won the first set by a 25-21 score. They took the second set by a 25-18 score. Johnsonburg won the third set by a 25-21 score. The Lady Dutch won the match by taking the fourth set by a 25-22 score.

Ridgway boys soccer falls in overtime

September 18, 2012

Ridgway boys soccer lost 2-1 in overtime against the Smethport Hubbers Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
On a wet and rainy afternoon, neither team could get much going in the first half and the teams went into the half scoreless. The Hubbers would add a goal as the second half would get under way.
Ridgway's lone goal came with around 18 minutes remaining in the half. Bryce Dias was able to set up Luke Bobby and Bobby was able to pass the ball gently into the net for the equalizer at 1-1.

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