Venango County News

Cranberry’s Varsek to Run Track & Field at Clarion University Next Year

| May 24, 2019
Cranberry’s Varsek to Run Track & Field at Clarion University Next Year

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) – Clarion University Athletics announced Thursday that soon-to-be Cranberry graduate Lauren Varsek will be a member of the Golden Eagles women’s track and field team starting next season.

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Despite Commissioners Race, Voter Turnout was Low in Venango County Tuesday

| May 23, 2019
Despite Commissioners Race, Voter Turnout was Low in Venango County Tuesday

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Despite a heated race for County Commissioner, turnout was relatively low in Venango County during Tuesday’s Primary Election hovering around 25%.

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Cranberry Breaks Out the Bats to Reach D9 2A Softball Title Game for Fourth Straight Season

| May 23, 2019
Cranberry Breaks Out the Bats to Reach D9 2A Softball Title Game for Fourth Straight Season

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. (D9Sports) – Scoring nine runs in the first three innings, Cranberry advanced to the District 9 Class 2A softball title game for the fourth straight season with a 13-7 win over Johnsonburg at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.

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Grove City Shuts Out Franklin in D10 Semifinals

| May 24, 2019
Grove City Shuts Out Franklin in D10 Semifinals

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (EYT) – Lizzie Malczak threw a three-hit shutout to lead Grove City to a 6-0 win over Franklin in the District 10 Class 4A softball semifinals Thursday at Slippery Rock University.

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Bloody Right: Moniteau’s Fitzingo Pushes Bloody Thumb Out of Mind to Pitch Warriors to D9 Finals

| May 24, 2019
Bloody Right: Moniteau’s Fitzingo Pushes Bloody Thumb Out of Mind to Pitch Warriors to D9 Finals

BUTLER, Pa. (D9Sports) – A bloody thumb wasn’t going to keep Hunter Fitzingo from making sure Moniteau advanced to a District 9 baseball title game for the fifth time in six years.

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Brookville Grad Powell Set for NCAA DII Track & Field Championships for SRU

| May 24, 2019
Brookville Grad Powell Set for NCAA DII Track & Field Championships for SRU

KINGSVILLE, Texas – Brookville graduate Elaina Powell is set for the 2019 NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships being held Friday and Saturday at Javelina Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M University Kingsville in Kingsville, Texas.

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Clarion Native Ben Bevevino Named USTFCCCA DIII Regional Assistant Coach of the Year

| May 24, 2019
Clarion Native Ben Bevevino Named USTFCCCA DIII Regional Assistant Coach of the Year

NEW ORLEANS – Clarion native Ben Bevevino, the assistant coach track and field coach at Texas Lutheran, was named the USTFCCCA Division III South/Southeast Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year.

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Thursday’s District 9/10 Baseball/Softball Scores

| May 24, 2019

May 23 scores.

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2-minute Drill: Bell Goes Deep Again as Pirates Hang 14 Runs on Rockies in Win

| May 24, 2019
2-minute Drill: Bell Goes Deep Again as Pirates Hang 14 Runs on Rockies in Win

Your daily sports update.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Cherry Marble Cake

| May 24, 2019
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Cherry Marble Cake

Make this delicious last-minute dessert for your weekend gathering! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Who’s Hiring in Venango County

| May 23, 2019
Who’s Hiring in Venango County

A look at which local companies have employment opportunities in Venango County and surrounding areas.

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SPONSORED: GRex Wireless Holding Facebook Giveaway

| May 23, 2019
SPONSORED: GRex Wireless Holding Facebook Giveaway

SENECA, Pa. – GRex Wireless is having a special Facebook Giveaway!

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Dreihaup Named Grand Marshal of Fryburg Mayfest Parade

| May 23, 2019
Dreihaup Named Grand Marshal of Fryburg Mayfest Parade

FRYBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Terry Dreihaup and the North Clarion girls’ basketball team have spent the last four years putting the tiny school district on the map.

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Auditions, Show for ‘Red Eye Theater Project’ Set for This Weekend

| May 23, 2019
Auditions, Show for ‘Red Eye Theater Project’ Set for This Weekend

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Want to try something new without a big commitment? The Red Eye Theatre Project may be the ticket!

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Police Seek Information on Rash of Thefts from Vehicles in Rocky Grove

| May 23, 2019
Police Seek Information on Rash of Thefts from Vehicles in Rocky Grove

ROCKY GROVE, Pa. (EYT) – Police in Sugarcreek Borough are investigating multiple reports of theft from vehicles in the Rocky Grove area.

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St. Petersburg Man Sentenced to Time Served for Two Violent Domestic Assaults

| May 23, 2019
St. Petersburg Man Sentenced to Time Served for Two Violent Domestic Assaults

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A St. Petersburg man involved in two violent domestic incidents was sentenced yesterday to time served.

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Door Kicked In, Items Stolen from Oil City Residence

| May 23, 2019
Door Kicked In, Items Stolen from Oil City Residence

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Oil City Police are investigating a recent incident of criminal mischief and theft.

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Featured Wine: ‘Rocky Ridge’ from Deer Creek Winery

| May 23, 2019
Featured Wine: ‘Rocky Ridge’ from Deer Creek Winery

Jackie from Deer Creek Winery talks about a dry, white wine – “Rocky Ridge.”

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Featured Wine: ‘Rocky Ridge’ from Deer Creek Winery

| May 23, 2019
Featured Wine: ‘Rocky Ridge’ from Deer Creek Winery

Jackie from Deer Creek Winery talks about a dry, white wine – “Rocky Ridge.”

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Acting Secretary of State Reports Smooth Primary Voting

| May 23, 2019
Acting Secretary of State Reports Smooth Primary Voting

HARRISBURG, Pa. – An hour after Pennsylvania’s polling places closed, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reported no major problems or incidents during Tuesday’s primary election.

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Redbank Valley Softball Back in D9 Softball Title Game for First Time Since 2013

| May 23, 2019
Redbank Valley Softball Back in D9 Softball Title Game for First Time Since 2013

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (D9Sports) – Redbank Valley is headed back to the District 9 Class 2A title game for the first time since 2013 thanks to a 3-0 win over visiting Curwensville in the semifinals Wednesday afternoon.

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Franklin Softball to Play at SRU Thursday

| May 23, 2019
Franklin Softball to Play at SRU Thursday

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) –The District 10 committee announced that the Franklin softball team will play in the D10 Class 4A semifinals at Slippery Rock University Thursday, weather permitting.

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District 9 Announces Softball/Baseball Bracket Updates

| May 23, 2019
District 9 Announces Softball/Baseball Bracket Updates

BROCKWAY, Pa. (D9Sports) – District 9 announced updates to its softball and baseball playoff brackets Wednesday.

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2-minute Drill: Pirates “Opener” Not So Good Second Time Around

| May 23, 2019
2-minute Drill: Pirates “Opener” Not So Good Second Time Around

Your daily sports update.

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Wednesday’s District 9 Baseball/Softball Playoff Scores

| May 23, 2019

May 22 scores.

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