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PHOTOS: Rinker Throws Shutout as Ellwood City Wolverines Defeats South Side

Noah Rinker didn’t allow a single run as Ellwood City Wolverines defeated South Side 4-0 on Thursday. Rinker allowed just one hit and induced a fly out from Rob Heberle to end the game. Ellwood City Wolverines grabbed an early lead. Ellwood City Wolverines took the lead on a single in the first inning. Ellwood City Wolverines took an early lead in the first inning. With two outs in the first inning Mitch Fraser drove in one run when he singled. One bright spot for South Side was a single by Nate Statler in the first inning. Noah Rinker earned…


PHOTOS: Greco Throws No-No for Lady Wolverines on Senior Night

Skyla Greco didn’t allow a single hit as Wolverines defeated Steel Valley 5-0 on Tuesday. To get the final out Greco struck out Veronica Sikora pushing her game total to 14 strikeouts against three walks in the contest. Wolverines took an early lead in the second inning. A wild pitch by Samantha Arthrell scored one run for Wolverines.  For the game, the Wolverines ran rampid on the base paths as Anna Ferrucci, Ariana Garroway, Natalia Greco, and Reagan Mittler all collected stolen bases. Wolverines scored three runs in the fourth inning. Wolverines’s big inning was driven by a error, a…


Jeannette Throws Shutout as Riverside Panthers Varsity Defeats Lincoln

Adam Jeannette didn’t allow a single run as Riverside Panthers Varsity defeated Lincoln 10-0 on Wednesday. Jeannette allowed just two hits and struck out Roth to end the game. An early lead helped propel Riverside Panthers Varsity to victory. Riverside Panthers Varsity scored on a walk by Austin Dambach, a single by Gunnar Boehm, and a grand slam by Danny Fox in the first inning. Riverside Panthers Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. Dambach drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded. A single by Rinker in the fifth inning was a positive for Lincoln….


Softball, Baseball Last Night Game Recaps

  Ellwood City Wolverines Can’t Hold Up Against Avonworth Ellwood City Wolverines had trouble keeping up with Avonworth in a 7-3 loss on Tuesday. Avonworth captured the lead in the first inning. Brandon Cerminara drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded. Avonworth took the lead for good with four runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth there was an error, scoring one run, there was an error, scoring one run, and Jacob Gustic singled off of Max Keally, driving in one run. Ryan Felter earned the win for Avonworth. He threw three innings, allowing three…


Stiefel Park Batting Practice: Lady Wolverines Hit 2 Homers and Improve to 10-0

 Grove City entered Friday evening’s non section game with 11 home runs on the season. The Lady Wolverines won the home run battle and the game with a 9-5 victory. Breonna Streit and Megan Siegfried provided 5 of the rbi’s with a 2 run shot and a 3 run blast respectively.   Grove City started the scoring with a leadoff single, a walk, a stolen base, and a throwing error to take a 1-0 lead in the top of the first.   Ellwood City took the lead in the second inning as they pushed 4 runs across the plate. Natalia…


Wolverines, Panthers Victorious Against Opponents

Ellwood City Wolverines Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Beaver Falls Ellwood City Wolverines defeated Beaver Falls 7-6 in a back-and-forth affair on Wednesday. The game was tied at three with Ellwood City Wolverines batting in the top of the sixth when Jordan Recce reached on a dropped third strike. Despite falling down by four runs in the seventh inning, Beaver Falls tried to fight back. Beaver Falls scored three runs in the failed comeback on a single by Trent Whippo and a fielder’s choice by Spencer Kohlmann. Beaver Falls captured the lead in the first inning. Beaver Falls scored one run…


PHOTOS: Greco Throws Shutout as Wolverines Defeats Riverside

Skyla Greco didn’t allow a single run as Wolverines defeated Riverside 10-0 on Tuesday. Greco allowed just two hits and struck out Baily Dwyer to end the game. Wolverines grabbed an early lead. Wolverines took the lead on a single in the first inning. Wolverines took an early lead in the first inning. Anna Ferrucci drove in one when she singled in the first inning. Wolverines scored four runs in the second inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Ferrucci and a home run by Zoe Kalantzis. One bright spot for Riverside was a single by Marissa…


PHOTOS: Ellwood City VS Riverside Track

Riverside was victorious over Ellwood City in both the girls and boys track competition Monday evening. “The teams competed well, but we are missing the depth to compete with a strong team such as Riverside. I’m very pleased with how hard all of the athletes work, and it shows in their individual performances. It will be interesting to see where all of our times and marks rank once all of the other teams upload their data to the WPIAL site,” Tom Natale the Lincoln High track coach stated. Game stats: EC v. Riverside Girls: 89-52 (Riverside) 100:  1. A. Elchison…


PHOTOS: Lady Wolverines Defeat Seneca Valley, Improves Record to 8-0

The Lady Wolverines moved up in class on Saturday as they traveled to 6A Seneca Valley for a non section game.   The results remained the same however, as the 3A Wolverines returned home with an 8-5 victory.   Once again the Wolverines started fast as Ariana Garroway led off the first with a walk, stole second, advanced to third on a groundout by Zoe Kalantzis, and scored on a clutch 2 out rbi single by Reagan Mittler.   The blue and white would add to their lead in the top of the 4th as they scored twice to take…


Ellwood City Adult Basketball League Recap April 23

With the Ellwood City Adult Basketball League’s regular season winding down, quite a bit was on the line Sunday at the Family Center. To start, the highly coveted first round playoff bye was still up for grabs. Turncoats, owners of first place, looked to continue their residency of the top seed. The Blazers floated into the Family Center with a momentous six-game winning streak looking to chip away at Turncoats’ lead in the standings.  In an entertaining bout, it was Turncoats walking away as the victors, improving to a league best 13-1 in the process.  After scoring 16 points, Chris…