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Crusaders fend off Gators for 25-19 victory

September 26, 2011

PORT ALLEGANY – With under one minute remaining in regulation and the seconds quickly ticking away in the fourth quarter of Saturday afternoon’s football game, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders faced fourth-and-goal at Port Allegany’s one-yard-line with the score tied at 19-all. Two possessions earlier the team had been in a similar scenario, driving all the way to the Gator’s three-yard-line before being shut down by Port’s defense and turning the ball over on downs.

Crusaders fend off Gators for 25-19 victory

September 26, 2011

PORT ALLEGANY – With under one minute remaining in regulation and the seconds quickly ticking away in the fourth quarter of Saturday afternoon’s football game, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders faced fourth-and-goal at Port Allegany’s one-yard-line with the score tied at 19-all. Two possessions earlier the team had been in a similar scenario, driving all the way to the Gator’s three-yard-line before being shut down by Port’s defense and turning the ball over on downs.

Lady Crusaders and Lady Dutch battle to 2-2 tie

September 26, 2011

The St. Marys Area and Elk County Catholic girls’ soccer teams battled to a 2-2 tie Saturday morning at Benzinger Park.
While St. Marys held a 1-0 lead after the first 40 minutes of play, Elk Catholic tied the match at 1-all at the 37:51 mark. The Lady Crusaders took the 2-1 lead with 22:09 left only to see St. Marys tie the match at 2-all at the 17:31 mark.
In the two overtime periods, Elk Catholic had six shots to St. Marys Area’s one but neither team could find the goal.

Punxsutawney Chucks beat Dutch soccer 2-0 Saturday

September 26, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch soccer team saw their record slip to 4-4 on the season as the Punxsutawney Chucks handed the Dutch a 2-0 loss Saturday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.
Neither team scored in the first half as the game was played on fairly even terms with neither team being able to gain much of an advantage.
The second 40 minutes saw the Chucks take charge as they recorded the victory.
In the first half Punxsy outshot the Dutch by an 8-5 margin. Dutch keeper Brett Lanzel came up with five saves in the first half.

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