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The District 9 champion Redbank Valley Bulldogs (12-1) defeated Northern Bedford 21-14 at Clarion University to advance to next week's PIAA where they will take on Bishop Canevin (13-1) which defeated Our Lady Sacred Heart 42-7 at Heinz Field.

It’s been a wonderful pleasure covering the Ridgway and Johnsonburg seniors competing in fall sports over the past four years. It is the season to give thanks so, I do so for all your hard work, passion, and great moments you’ve provided.

Edinboro graduate student and offensive guard Justin Kasmierski, a 2017 Ridgway High School graduate and Elkers standout, was named a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West All-Conference second-team all-star.

After Friday night's 35-7, District 9 Class AA Championship game loss to Karns City, Ridgway head coach Mark Heindl and his assistants made it clear to their players how proud they were of them, as we all should be.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — In most any other game, the low point for the Bills would've been Isaiah McKenzie stumbling untouched at the Buffalo 13 and losing the football to set up Jonathan Taylor's 2-yard touchdown to put the Colts up by 17 near the end of the second quarter.

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Mike Williams with 2:17 remaining and the Los Angeles Chargers held off the Pittsburgh Steelers 41-37 on Sunday night.

BROCKWAY - Karns City seized control of a tight game with an 80-yard, 17-play drive that ate 9:01 off the clock late in the third quarter into the fourth to go up 21-7 on their way to a 35-7 win over Ridgway to capture a second-straight District 9 Class AA championship Friday night at Frank …

For the fifth time in six seasons, Ridgway head coach Mark Heindl and the Elkers are playing for a District 9 title. The 8-3 team faces 10-1 Karns City, led by head coach Joe Sherwin, in tonight's Double-A championship game at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway (7 p.m.).

Fans unable to make the trip to Brockway’s Frank Varischetti Field for Friday's District 9 Class AA championship will be able to follow the action on WDDH-97.5 FM-The Hound. The game, with the station’s announcers JJ Michaels and Rick Porter, is also being live streamed at D9sports.com.

Johnsonburg senior Collin Porter signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Geneva College in Beaver Falls next year. Porter signed as did senior Ethan Wells who will play at UPJ, Tuesday in the JHS library.

Johnsonburg senior Ethan Wells signed his letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Pitt-Johnston next year. Wells signed as did senior Collin Porter who will be attending Genava in Beaver Falls on Tuesday in the JHS library.

Ridgway seniors Domenic Allegretto, Dan Park, Tyler Merritt, Hunter Wall, and Eric Salberg were named to the District 9 Large Division All Star squad, and senior Camron Marciniak earned Honorable Mention.

The Clarion Lady Bobcats volleyball team advanced to the PIAA Class A volleyball semi-finals with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-17) win over District 7 runner-up Greensburg CC on Saturday. The D9 champs, seeking a second-straight state title will meet the District 7 champ Bishop Canevin – 3-2 winn…

Josh Allen threw two touchdown passes, Buffalo ran for four scores and the Bills' top-ranked defense intercepted Mike White four times in their 45-17 win over the Jets (2-7).  It was an impressive showing for the Bills (6-3), who rebounded nicely from that 9-6 dud at Jacksonville.

The Detroit Lions are still winless. They didn't lose this week, though, after finishing their game in Pittsburgh in a 16-all draw. That was the first tie in the NFL this season.

The organizers of the NY/PA Corporate Cup Soccer Showcase announced the Pennsylvania Girls MVP Award will be named the Greg Maddalena Memorial Award in honor of the long-time Lady Elkers coach who passed on Oct. 22.

Ridgway seniors Carli Thomas and Payton Delhunty and Johnsonburg senior Tess Kocjancic and junior Alaina Sherry were named to the 2021 Laurel Mountain Volleyball League Small Division All-Star teams.

The popularity and growth of the Corporate Cup Soccer Showcase have been incredible since the first game featuring Pennsylvania, and New York boy all-stars was played in 2017. A girl's match was added in 2018.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Boswell hit a 40-yard field goal with 26 seconds to go as the Pittsburgh Steelers held off the sloppy, mistake-prone Chicago Bears 29-27 on Monday night.

With the Elkers off until next week’s District 9 Class AA home semi-final game, area fans can still catch lots of action tonight with the games in A, 3A, and 4A.