Skip to main content

Archive - Sep 13, 2011

Edna M. Ginther

September 13, 2011

Edna M. Ginther, 85, of 669 Washington Street, died at her home on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 following an illness of the past several months.
She was born May 4, 1926 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Frank C. and Anna Loichinger Geeck.
On August 16, 1947 in St. Mary's Church Rectory, she married the late Richard Ginther, who preceded her in death on July 30, 2005.

Elk Catholic and Bradford golf teams tie at 213

September 13, 2011

The Elk County Catholic High School and Bradford Area High School golf teams tied at 213 in a match played at the St. Marys Golf Club on Monday afternoon.
The medalist for the day was Bradford's Josh Stauffer with a four-under-par round of 31. Elliott Struble was the medalist for Elk Catholic with a four-over-par round of 39.
Following Struble for the Crusaders were Brandon Schlimm with a 40, Jess Jaynes with a 44, Mitchell Struble and Drew Meyer with 45s, Bruno Cavalline with a 47, Bryan Haberberger with a 48 and Kristy Hanes with a 51.

Crusader soccer holds off Port Allegany 2-1

September 13, 2011

KERSEY – The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer squad picked up a 2-1 victory over Port Allegany on Monday evening at Angela Huey Memorial Field in Fox Township.
"Port Allegany played a very good game," said Elk Catholic assistant coach T.J. Weaver. "The contest was well-played."
"Through the first part of the season, we are growing as a team," Weaver added. "The kids are growing in their positions."
The match started off with Elk Catholic dominating the first half. The Crusaders had 13 shots on goal compared to two for Port Allegany.

Brookville shuts out ECC girls' soccer

September 13, 2011

ST. MARYS - The Brookville Lady Raiders went home Monday afternoon with a 4-0 victory over the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders in girls' varsity soccer.
    The Lady Raiders scored first just five and one half minutes into the contest, when junior Ashley Wolfe placed a shot into the net.
    Brookville went up 2-0 with 16:34 left in the first half when junior Annie Amsler tallied. Amsler would score again with only 46 seconds left in the game. Sophomore Michelle Crissman had put the Lady Raiders up 3-0 just under 10 minutes after intermission.

School board officials tout success of new academic year

September 13, 2011

At Monday's meeting of the St. Marys Area School Board, principals from the area's elementary, middle, and high schools declared the 2011- 2012 school year off to a good start. Christine Kuhar, principal at Bennetts Valley and Fox Township Elementary schools, said the numbers are holding steady, with 123 students at Bennetts Valley and 209 students at Fox Township.
Robert Grumley, principal of South St. Marys Street Elementary School, said the school has 99 new kindergarten students and 27 new students and transfers.

Community gathers for 9/11 memorial service

September 13, 2011

Community members gathered on Sunday evening inside the First United Methodist Church hall in St. Marys for the "Community 9-11 Memorial Service."
The event was hosted by the St. Marys Area Ministerial Association to commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 11.
The service began at 6 p.m. with an introduction and opening prayer by Chris Kindle, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, followed by the singing of the national anthem by Alexis Cunningham.
Each attendee received a small booklet entitled, "Never Forget Hope."

The St. Marys Area girls' and boys' track and field teams hosted the Elk County Catholic and DuBois...
The defending District 9 Class A baseball champion is making a claim to be a favorite for that...
The Altoona Lions scored two runs in the top half of the seventh inning to edge the St. Marys Area...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...