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June 2nd, 2011

Crusaders defend 9-A crown, beat Falcons 4-2

June 3, 2011

BRADFORD - The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team successfully defended their District 9 Class A championship Thursday by defeating the Coudersport Falcons by a 4-2 score in a game played at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
All the runs scored in the game came in the fourth inning as ECC scored four in the top half of the inning and the Falcons scored two in the home half of the inning.
“That was another great high school baseball game,” said ECCHS coach Father Eric Vogt. “All the runs came in one inning.”

Lady Chucks eliminate Lady Dutch from playoffs

June 3, 2011

BROCKWAY - The Punxsutawney Chucks handed the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch a 6-4 setback on Wednesday in the District 9-AAA championship game held at the Brockway Area High School softball field.
St. Marys fell behind early in the game, then rallied to grab the lead by a single run, but Punxsutawney regained the momentum and lead to eventually win the game by a 6-4 margin.

Gabler dedicates pavers at Mt. Zion Historic Park

June 3, 2011

MT. ZION – Rep. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) dedicated around a hundred new pavers at the Mt. Zion Historic Park during a Memorial Day ceremony held at the site on Saturday afternoon.
Gabler began by remarking that the first thing that came to his mind when he stepped up to the microphone was "thankfulness."
“That’s really what we’re here for to commemorate on Memorial Day. We’re thankful for the efforts of those brave men and women who have gone before us who have made all of this possible,” Gabler said.

Punxsy Chucks down Dutch 10-5 for AAA title

June 3, 2011

BROCKWAY - The Punxsutawney Chucks defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen by a 10-5 score Wednesday in the District 9 Class AAA championship game played at Brockway Area High School.
Punxsutawney advances to the PIAA Class AAA tourney, which opens Monday. They will take on the District 7 runner-up.
In Wednesday’s game, the Chucks came up with eight runs on four hits and an error in the fourth inning to break the game open.

Crusaders beat Clarion 2-0 to reach 9-A finals

June 3, 2011

BROCKWAY - The Élk County Catholic Crusaders advanced to the District 9 Class A championship game by defeating the Clarion Bobcats by a 2-0 score in a semifinal game played at Brockway Area High School.
The Crusaders will play the Coudersport Falcons, 6-4 winners over the Brockway Rovers, on Thursday at a site and time to be announced.

Clarion Lady Cats eliminate ECCHS from playoffs

June 3, 2011

BROCKWAY - The curtain came down on the 2011 softball season for the Lady Crusaders of Elk County Catholic on Tuesday afternoon when they were defeated by the Clarion Area High Lady Cats by a 9-7 score in the District 9-A semifinals at the Brockway field.
The Lady Crusaders trailed 9-2 going into the top half of the seventh inning and made a gallant effort to pull the game out, cutting it to 9-7 with two runners on bases before the final out of the game was recorded to give the Lady Cats a hard-earned 9-7 victory.

Gold Star Presentation made to Woodring’s siblings

June 3, 2011

MT. ZION – Several special presentations were made during the fifth annual dedication ceremony at Mt. Zion Historic Park on Saturday afternoon.
Starting things off was a Gold Star Presentation made by Hank Anderson and Leslie Neal. Richard Coccimiglio, master of ceremonies, explained prior to the presentation that the honor dates back to World War I.

Noah Allen Miller

June 2, 2011

Noah Allen Miller, son of Joshua Miller and Jessica Klink of St. Marys, was stillborn on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal and maternal grandparents.
A blessing and committal service for Noah Allen Miller will be held in the St. Mary's Cemetery on Friday, June 3, 2011 at 1 p.m.

William A. Schena

June 2, 2011

William A. Schena, 72, of Cowley Hill Rd., Austin, died suddenly Monday, May 30, 2011 at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center of Altoona.
He was born Aug. 27, 1938, in Weedville, son of the late Andrew "Godfrey" and Angelina (Martioni) Schena.

George R. DiNardo

June 2, 2011

George R. DiNardo, 88, formerly of 707 First Ave., Johnsonburg, died Sunday at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 13, 1923, in Johnsonburg, son of the late Raphael and Serifina (Marrone) DiNardo.
He married Margaret (Mitzie) V. Geci on Nov. 28, 1946 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in St. Marys. She preceded him in death on June 2, 1970.

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