Sports Briefly 8/30

College news

Sheffield High School graduate Nick Bonavita is a sophomore strong safety on the Juniata College football team. Bonavita saw action in seven games as a freshman in 2012, and racked up two solo tackles in the Eagles’ final game of the year against Susquehanna. Juniata opens the 2013 season Saturday, September 7, at home against Thiel College.

Varsity slate

Here is the varsity slate of action for county fall sports teams and athletes for Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31:


Football: East at Warren, 7 p.m.

Eisenhower at Mercer, 7 p.m.

Fairview at Youngsville, 7 p.m.

Volleyball: WCCS at Meadville Calvary Baptist, 4:30 p.m.


Girls Soccer: Titusville at Warren, 11 a.m.

Volleyball: Warren at Fort LeBoeuf Tournament, 9 a.m.

Cross Country: Eisenhower, Warren at McDowell Invitational, 9 a.m.

Football: Kane at Sheffield, 1:30 p.m.

Golf results

Sonia Probst fired the low gross round of 44 and Jackie Darling had the low net of 34 in this week’s Cable Hollow Thursday Morning Ladies League play. Jill Dart’s 51 was the second low gross, and Nancy Phillips tied with Marge Sickler for the second low net of 35. Here are the flight-by-flight leaders for August 29:

1st Flight: gross: Sonia Probst 44, Jill Dart 51, Mary Mackey 54; net: Sue Ferranto 36, Sue Sumner 36, Shirley Pearson 38, Carol Sorg 39.

2nd Flight: gross: Annie Selan 54, Judy Larson 56, Betty McPherson 59; net: Marge Sickler 35, Lucy Cook 37, Elsa Hern 43.

3rd Flight: gross: Georgie Campbell 59, Sue Scalise 61, JoAnn Anderson 67; net: Jackie Darling 34, Nancy Phillips 35, Fran Bauer 39.

Skete Williams’s 33 was the low gross and Pat Hultquist’s 29 the low net in Tuesday’s Jackson Valley League. Mark Thompson, Joe Saber, and Justin Federoski tied for second low net with 36. Here are the team standings as of August 27:

1. WMG Urology 202.75, 2. Elks Lodge 223 200, 3. Wagner’s Golf 199, 4. American Legion 195.75, 5. Ameriprise Financial 194.75, 6. ERA Team VP Real Estate 192, 7. Midtown Motors 185, 8. A&B Heating 183.75, 9. Park Ave. 179.75, T10. Warren Bus Lines 178.5, T10. Rowe Construction 178.5, T12. Nesmith Ins. 178, T12. KCS Energy 178, 14. Edward Oil 177.5, 15. Shaw House 175, 16. Superior Tire 171, 17. Dickey’s Duffers 169.75, 18. Freedom Investment 169.5, 19. Huey’s Place 169.25, 20. Olie’s Sport 166.5, 21. Snuffy’s 163.25, 22. Richardson Landscaping 162.5, T23. Garrison/Simonsen Ins. 160, T23. Moose Lodge 109 160, 25. PALO 158.25, 26. Team 24 157.25, 27. Lewis Funeral Home 139.5, 28. Warren Auto Supply 116.5.

Pete Hofert shot the low gross of 37 and Bob Howels had the low net of 34 in Wednesday’s Youngsville Area Senior Golf League at Maplehurst Country Club. The first half winners, Team 7 (Dave Dibble, John Holthouse, Emil Bundy, and John McKinney) will take on second half winners Team 14 (Pete Hofert, Dave Peck, Chuck Briggs, and John Minavio) in the league championship on Tuesday, September 3.

Sue Shea’s 43 was the low gross in Tuesday’s Blueberry Golf Course Ladies League, while Debbie Oldon had the low net of 27. Here are the flight-by-flight leaders from August 27:

A Flight: gross: Sue Shea 43, Sandy Wilks 46; net: Sue Shea 32, Jody Christensen 36, Sandy Wilks 36.

B Flight: gross: Kim Rapp 48, Jill Dart 52; net: Kim Rapp 33, Ellen Nelson 38.

C Flight: gross: Barb Gelotte 48, Darcy Marek 49, Danelle Sowers 49; net: Danelle Sowers 30, Tracie Gray 31.

D Flight: gross: Becky Olofson 50, Betty McPherson 53, Tricia Kubas 53; net: Tricia Kubas 33, Betty McPherson 34.

E Flight: gross: Debbie Olson 56, Donna Zariczny 57; net: Debbie Olson 27, Annie Creek 31, Donna Zariczny 31.

NH Flight: gross: Sharon Brady 49.


The 2013 Pennsylvania State Horseshoe Tournament will be this weekend at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Pitching begins at 9 a.m. Saturday morning and will continue through Sunday, Sept. 1, when four categories of State Champions will be crowned.