Archive - Oct 12, 2010
Erwin W. "Sonny" Laird, 78, of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 432 N. Michael St., St. Marys, died on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2010 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 12, 1931 in St. Marys, a son of the late Erwin J. and Hedwig "Hattie" Kraft Laird. On Sept. 8, 1956 in St. Mary's Church, he married the late Marian Banker Laird, who preceded him in death on Oct. 6, 1991.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders kept their slate clean on Tuesday evening as they handed the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball team a 3-0 setback in a match held at the Aaron J. Straub Gymnasium on the Elk Catholic campus.
The Lady Crusaders won the best-of-five match 3-0 as they won the first game by a 25-17 score, then held on for a 25-22 win in the second game and took the third game by a 25-18 score.
The St. Marys Area cross country teams swept the Brookville squads in a meet held at Brookville on Tuesday.
The Dutchmen defeated the Raiders by a 22-34 score, while the Lady Dutch downed the Lady Raiders 19-36.
SMAâ€™s Adair Gennocro won the girlsâ€™ meet with a time of 21:22. Katie Zents of Brookville was next with a time of 22:32. St. Marys took the next four spots to win the meet: at third was Kaley Williams in 24:04, followed by Michaela Rupprecht in 27:47, Cassie Wonderling in 28:57 and Rachel Schreiber with 29:12.
The Elk County Catholic cross country teams played host to the Brockway, Kane and DuBois Central teams Tuesday at Benzinger Park.
The Crusaders won all three of their meets, beating Brockway 17-40, Kane 17-42 and DuBois Central 15-47. The Lady Crusaders defeated Brockway 21-35. Those were the only two complete girlsâ€™ teams.
Harley Thompson of ECC won the boysâ€™ race with a time of 17:16. His teammates Caleb Lecker and Rob Prokop were second and third in 17:56 and 18:52, respectively. Cody Anderson of Brockway was fourth in 18:56, followed by Nathan Moore of Kane in fifth in 19:19.