Southern Fulton 71 Shanksville 56 The Southern Fulton Indians built on their nine-point lead early on and extended it to a 71- 56 win Monday night over Shanksville. Amy Bard netted 20 points, and Chelsie Eader added 18 points, seven assists and seven steals. Jenna Hollenshead pumped in 10 points and added nine rebounds. Bailey Elbin and Taelor Morton both […]

Boys Basketball

Forbes Road 69 Chestnut Ridge 49 Trent Black continued a strong offensive effort Monday evening scoring 18 points, grabbing nine rebounds and making three steals for the victorious Forbes Road Cardinals, who downed Chestnut Ridge by 20 points. Jesse Newman totalled 15 points and nine assists, and teammate Tanner Henry reached 11 points. Andrew King and Dylan Gelvin both added […]

Racing Roundup

The 2010 racing season will get under way this week in Florida as the All-Star Circuit of Champion Sprints invades Ocala Raceway for two nights of action on Friday and Saturday. It will be the first time in many years that all 410 Sprint cars will be on Goodyear tires, and it should make for some better racing, according to […]

Mottern, Pollock Going To States

On January 24, 2010, at the Lancaster Family YMCA, Olivia Mottern, daughter of Carolyn and Brian Mottern of Warfordsburg, and Sarrah Pollock, daughter of Michele and Joe Pollock of McConnellsburg placed first in the South Central District Elks Hoop Shoot competition. Carolyn in the 10-11yr. old girls division, shot 18 out of 25, and Sarrah, in the 12-13-year-old girls division, […]

Allemendinger All Set In Petty’s No. 43

A. J. Allmendinger landed at Richard Petty Motorsports last year and showed enough promise to drive Petty’s famed No. 43 this season. Now that the RPM and Yates Racing merger is complete, Allmendinger is all set. “The King, he’s been so good taking me on board and struggling to keep me in racing,” said Allmendinger, who always refers to Petty […]

District 5 Boys Basketball Standings

District 5 Girls Basketball Standings

Penn State Women’s Hoops On Upswing

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Penn State coach Coquese Washington only had to look across campus to find recordsetting role models for her upstart women’s basketball team. It’s rare to have the three-time NCAA defending champion in women’s volleyball so close for support. Washington’s squad has a ways to go before reaching the heights achieved by Penn State women’s volleyball, […]

Police Reports

McConnellsburg Man Charged With Assault A McConnellsburg man was released from jail on Friday, January 8, after posting $15,000 in connection with charges of simple assault and harassment. Twenty-eight-year-old Derek James Peck was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott prior to being transported to the Franklin County Prison. The charges stem from an incident that allegedly occurred on January […]

Timmy L. Strait Sr.

McConnellsburg, 62

Timmy Lee Strait, Sr., 62, of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Friday, January 22, 2010, at his residence with his family by his side. He was born August 20, 1947, in Chambersburg, Pa., the son of the late David and Evelyn (Heinbaugh) Strait Sr.. He was married to Connie McFadden Strait on December 26, 1965. He was employed by James Rivers in […]