Thursday, April 24, 2014 05:04 PM

RHS boys track takes MAC championship, Ellwood track to compete Saturday
Thursday, April 24 2014 12:46pm
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A 1600m relay victory by the Riverside boys track team secured their MAC Championship Wednesday afternoon. The relay victory, ran by Matt Tedys, Zack Gould, Marcel Cleckley and Aaron Tedys, placed Riverside over hosting Mars Area as team champion. Collecting individual gold medals for Riverside were Austin Sheridan, who won the discus, and Aaron Tedys, who won the 400 meters and the long jump. The Panther team victory at the MAC Championships comes on the … Continue reading

Ferrucci powers Junior High softball over North Allegheny
Thursday, April 24 2014 08:04am
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Anna Ferrucci led an offensive charge Monday afternoon, collecting three hits and driving in three runs as the Lady Wolverines defeated North Allegheny 10-4 on the road to stay undefeated on the season. Mia Agostinelli and Zoe Kalantzis each tripled and singled for Ellwood City. Agostinelli scored twice and added an RBI while Kalantzis scored 4 times on the afternoon. Bridget Hudson and Reagan Mittler both doubled in victory. Mittler scored once and drove in … Continue reading

Pennsylvania State Grant application filing deadline approaching
Thursday, April 24 2014 07:59am
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State Rep. Jaret Gibbons, D-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence, reminds constituents that the 2014-15 Pennsylvania State Grant application filing deadline is May 1. “As a board member of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, I understand that it’s crucially important that parents and students have their paperwork in order and filed by May 1 to be eligible for this grant,” Gibbons said. “My office can help navigate the paperwork or answer any questions my constituents may have about how … Continue reading

Lady Wolverines rally, cruise past Ambridge Bridgers
Wednesday, April 23 2014 03:55pm
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The Ellwood City Wolverines softball squad erupted for two 5-run innings to erase an early three run deficit Tuesday afternoon en route to its 14-6 thumping at Ambridge. The Lady Wolverines rallied from an early 5-2 deficit to score five runs in both the fifth and sixth innings of the section contest.  The victory avenged an April defeat at the hand of Ambridge. Ellwood City (4-3 Section 1-AAA, 6-3 overall) was powered offensively by Lauren … Continue reading

PHOTOS: Early lead vanishes, Wolverines fall to Wildcats
Wednesday, April 23 2014 08:28am
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Ellwood City saw its early lead vanish on a damp Tuesday afternoon in Ewing Park as the visiting Shenango Wildcats scored eight runs over the final five frames to pull away for a 8-3 road victory. The Wolverines used a bases loaded walk and sacrifice fly to jump out to an early 2-0 and added another run in the second inning to press their lead to three runs, but a shaky performance on the mound … Continue reading

Ellwood City announces cheering squads for 2014-15 season
Wednesday, April 23 2014 08:23am
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Ellwood City announced its cheering squads for the 2014-15 season on Monday.  A total of 45 students will represent Lincoln High School across its Varsity, Junior Varsity, and 7th/8th Grade cheering squads.  The Varsity cheering squad will be co-captained by Maddie DeLisio, Laiken Sesti, and Savannah Steilner. 2014-2015 Ellwood City Varsity Cheerleaders: Front Row L-R: Emma DeSanzo, Celia DiCarlo Middle Row L-R: Megan O’Donnell, Maggie Prokovich, Erica Battaglia, Laiken Sesti (Co-Captain), Maddie DeLisio (Co-Captain), Savannah … Continue reading

PHOTOS: RHS track wins section for 10th consecutive year
Wednesday, April 23 2014 08:23am
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The Riverside boys track and field team used another strong performance Monday afternoon at Neshannock to cement its section championship and an unprecedented 10th consecutive undefeated season. The Panthers’ squad, under the watch of 18-year head coach Chuck Kotuby, posts a 70-0 record over the past decade. Monday afternoon saw the boys track and field team run away with a 117-17 victory over the Lancers.  Neshannock was only able to secure a victory in the … Continue reading

5k Run / 1 Mile Walk Benefit to be held for area resident
Wednesday, April 23 2014 08:08am
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There will be a 5k Race / 1 Mile Walk Benefit for Ellwood City resident Jessica Lutz Costa on May 31st at 9:00 am in Ewing Park.  The starting and finishing line will be at the Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool. The race will feature a Chinese auction, a DJ, and refreshments after the race. When Jessica was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in July 2013, one of the first things she said was, “I … Continue reading

Aqua Club collects two division championships in Steubenville
Tuesday, April 22 2014 08:17am
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The Riverside Aqua Club of Ellwood (RACE) collected two division championships at the WCPSL Championship Meet held at Steubenville High School on March 29th.  The club collected championships in both the 11–12 year old boys and 13–14 year old girls divisions. Hunter Nulph, High-Point (11-12 boys) and Taylor Petrak, High-Point (13-14 girls) collected overall victories in their groups.  Petrak set three new league records during the meet.  Sydney Johnston, High-Point (13-14 girls) place as a runner-up in … Continue reading

Festival Firecracker Pageant deadline extended
Tuesday, April 22 2014 08:10am
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Due to growing interest from parents and grandparents and a desire to let as many children participate as possible, the Ellwood City Arts, Crafts & Food Festival has extended the registration deadline for this year’s Little Miss and Little Mr. Firecracker Pageant, which is open to children ages 4 through 7.  Applications can now be submitted through Thursday, May 15th. “The Festival has always been family oriented, with hundreds of families visiting every year as … Continue reading

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