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PHOTO: Senior Receives Ellwood Area Education Association Scholarship

Lincoln High student, Joseph Cortez, received a $1,500 scholarship from the Ellwood Area Education Association. The scholarship is funded every year by contributions from the teachers in the Ellwood City School District. The recipient is selected based on a combination of grades and SAT scores. After graduation, Joseph plans to study engineering at Penn State University, University Park. Photo submitted.

PHOTOS: Ellwood City Prom

Lincoln High School held their annual prom Friday; Alyssa Myers and Alex Vardzel were crowned prom queen and king. Photos provided by Shannon McClymonds/    

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…

PHOTOS: Ellwood City Amateur Baseball Federation Opening Day

The Ellwood City Amateur Baseball Federation hosted their annual opening day ceremony Saturday at Friedhoff Field – an event which the organizations Vice President, Michael Widmaier, said was a success. “The weather held off until the end, parents and grandparents paraded with their kids, the high school baseball players applauded the young players as they paraded onto the field, Mayor Court attended, and Nathan Scott threw the first pitch. Overall the day was successful.” The event had carnival style games including a dunk tank, raffle, parade, Chinese auction, home run derby, and the national anthem sung by a local student….

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…

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 Celebrates Earth Day

From exotic animal encounters to a trashion-fashion show, live performances, Eco-friendly vendors, and much more – The Ellwood City Chamber of Commerce put together an Earth Day celebration to remember. While the annual event gets bigger every year, their newest addition to the celebration is the Trashion Show. With over half a dozen local competitors, the Ewing stage was filled with fashionable trash outfits crafted completely out of recyclable materials. The top three placers won a cash prize, third place won $50, second place won $75, and first place won $100 – but the main focus of the Trashion Show…

PHOTOS: Riverside Captures Lead Early to Defeat Ellwood City Wolverines

Ellwood City Wolverines fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 8-1 loss to Riverside on Wednesday. Riverside scored on a single by Will Yasenka, a single by Anthony Tollari, and a fielder’s choice by Ricky Wass in the second inning. Riverside captured the lead in the second inning. With one out in the second inning Will Yasenka drove in one run when he singled. Cristian Cicchinelli earned the win for Riverside. He threw six innings, allowing one run, three hits, and striking out four. Tyler Good took the loss for Ellwood City Wolverines. He tossed four innings, allowing…

PHOTOS: Ellwood Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt in Ellwood City concluded over the weekend with many happy children and families who had the opportunity to indulge in the public event activities. The following gallery is by Shannon McClymonds Photography.    

PHOTOS: Lady Wolverines Open Season with Convincing Win Over Union

The Lady Wolverines started the season off on the right foot with a 13-3 victory over the Union Scotties on Saturday. The game was halted after 5 innings due to the mercy rule. Anna Ferrucci led the 9 hit attack with 3 singles and 2 runs scored. Natalia Greco added two singles, 3 RBI’s and scored twice. Breonna Streit and Megan Siegfried contributed doubles. Streit scored once and added an RBI while Siegfried added 2 RBI’s. Ariana Garroway singled and scored three times and Brooklyn Magill rounded out the hit parade with a single. Reagan Mittler drove in 3 runs…