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Rams fall to Keystone

November 5, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Rams (0-10) were locked in a heated battle late in the second quarter Friday night against visiting Keystone (3-7) before a string of miscues sent the Rams reeling in a 35-6 loss.
Down 7-0, Johnsonburg came up with a huge fumble recovery after a turnover on downs to set up shop at the Keystone 3-yard line late in the first half.

Elkers move on to Final Four

November 4, 2011

COUDERSPORT – After a nervous start, Ridgway volleyball had an exhilarating finish to earn a trip to the District Final Four.
Ridgway won 3-1 (14-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-23) over Coudersport in the District 9 Class A volleyball quarterfinals Thursday night at Coudersport High School to become one of the last four teams remaining in the district.
The Lady Elkers now will play Saturday in the Final Four at St. Marys Area High School in pool play. Port Allegany, Clarion and A-C Valley are the other three teams to join the Lady Elkers.

No. 1 seed Port Allegany ousts Johnsonburg, 3-0

November 4, 2011

PORT ALLEGANY – Johnsonburg made things interesting with a close first set but were never able to fully regroup in a 3-0 (26-24, 25-13, 25-20) loss Thursday night at No. 1 seed Port Allegany.
“We didn’t really pass well but I thought we were really one hit away from winning that first game but then the second game, our composure went away a little bit,” said Johnsonburg head varsity volleyball coach Bill Shuey. “You can’t win this game if you can’t pass the ball.
“I don’t think Port Allegany did anything differently to us, I just think we made a few mistakes.”

Crusaders fall to Clarion

November 4, 2011

CLARION – The Clarion Area Lady Bobcat volleyball team eliminated the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders from the District 9-A volleyball tournament Thursday night in a match played at the Clarion Area High School.
Clarion won the first set 25-21, took the second set 25-13 and the third set 25-19.
“We played well at times in the first and third sets,” said ECCHS coach Diane Gies. “We’re an inexperienced team playing well at this time of the year against a ranked opponent.

Ramettes advance to second round of volleyball playoffs

November 1, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg volleyball opened the District 9 Class A volleyball playoffs with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-18) victory over Cameron County in the first round Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.

Crusaders advance

November 1, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders advanced to the quarterfinals of the District 9 Class A volleyball tournament with a 3-0 victory over the Keystone Lady Panthers last night at the ECCHS gym.
The Lady Crusaders won the first set 25-11. They took the second set 25-15 and won the third set 25-16.

Schreiber qualifies for state cross country meet

October 30, 2011

The snowy weather and muddy conditions on Saturday in Ridgway did little to slow down the Elk County Catholic High School girls’ and boys’ cross country squads in the District 9 Cross Country Championships held at the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway. The girls’ team won their 11th consecutive AA team title by four points over Northern Potter, while the boys’ team finished second after being edged by Oswayo Valley by one point. Both squads will advance to compete in the state meet next weekend in Hershey.

Elkers host banquet

October 30, 2011

Ridgway boys golf celebrated the season with a banquet Sunday night at Laurel Mill Golf Club.
"As we get together to close out the season, as the head coach I can only hope that it was an enjoyable experience for everybody involved," Ridgway boys golf head coach Dave Zawatski said. "Records, scores and streaks which will soon be forgotten aside, I learned long ago that it is the memories of the 'journey' that will always be cherished. When I look back on the season down the road, I will most definitely have a ton of good memories."

Crusaders win 7-0 over Elkers

October 29, 2011

ST. MARYS – In a game filled primarily with defense, one touchdown made the difference as to which of these county rivals goes to the district playoffs.
Cole Gerber's 1-yard touchdown run with 2:56 left in the fourth quarter was enough to give Elk County Catholic a 7-0 win over Ridgway Friday night at Dutch Country Stadium and push Elk County Catholic to a District 9 Class A playoff berth.
The Crusaders moved to 6-3 overall and 3-2 in the AML South while Ridgway drops to 5-4 overall and 2-3 in the AML South.

Lady Crusaders ousted by Brockway

October 26, 2011

BROCKWAY – The Brockway Lady Rover soccer team eliminated the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders from the District 9-A tournament by a 2-1 score in a quarterfinal game played at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway.
This was the third time that these two teams had met this season.
“They beat us three times by one goal each time,” said ECCHS coach Don Fabiano. “I congratulate them. To beat a team three times in one season is quite an accomplishment.”
“Their keeper (Julie Vokes) played an outstanding game. She really was the difference. She literally robbed us,” said Fabiano.

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