TEN YEARS AGO
Jeffersonian Democrat, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007
Moniteau quarterback Tyler Armagost threw for 310 yards and rushed for 83 yards to lead the visiting Warriors to a 38-12 win over the Brookville Raiders in the District 9 Class AA semifinals last Saturday afternoon. Armagost threw for two touchdowns and ran for three more as the Warriors led 30-6 at halftime. Moniteau intercepted Raiders quarterback Shane Heschke four times and forced six Brookville turnovers overall. Heschke threw a 10-yard TD pass to Alex Kerr in the second quarter and Ethan Harmon scored on a 4-yard run in the final seconds of regulation for the Raiders, who finished 7-4. The Raiders lost their fourth straight home playoff game dating back to their last win at home in 1999 against Brockway. ... Brookville’s Kenny Foster finished 10th in the Philadelphia Marathon, crossing the line in 2:32.5.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
Brookville American, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1992
Brookville running back Brent Orr was the unanimous pick for the Little 12 Conference’s Back of the Year award after running for nearly 1,800 yards. He was joined on the First Team Offence by center Adam Siegel while Lee Park was a second-team pick as a wide receiver. Quarterback Jon Guth was an honorable mention pick while on defense, Orr and Ed Hoffman were second-team choices at linebacker and defensive end respectively. Tim Grimes was an honorable mention pick at interior lineman. For C-L, coach Clyde Conti earned the Coach of the Year award while Rich Kindel was a first-team pick at wide receiver and defensive back, and a second-team selection at kicker. Bill Smith was a first-team pick at both offensive tackle and linebacker. Also for the Lions, Jamie Servey was a first-team offensive guard, Andy Shaffer was a first-team defensive tackle and quarterback Mike Ferguson garnered a second-team mention. First-time all-conference players were Luke Huwar (second-team defensive back), Mike Caldwell (second-team running back) and Rick Simpson (second-team defensive end).
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Brookville American, Monday, Nov. 20, 1967
Coach Les Turner greeted six lettermen and a host of hopeful candidates last Friday as wrestling practice got under way at Brookville Area High School. The Raiders start their season Dec. 7 at Marion Center. Returning lettermen are Denny Emerick, Perry Songer, John Crain, Denny Ponchel, Dave Barncastle and Don Hughey. Turner’s roster is short on experience in the middleweights. … The Clarion-Limestone Lions open their basketball season Nov. 28 at home against West Forest. Under the direction of head coach Rich Stanczak, the Lions have six lettermen returning with Ken Terwilliger, Jerry Monrean, Ron Alderton, Gary Clark, Ken Rhoades and Dave Brownlee.
SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
Brookville American, Thursday, Nov. 26, 1942
The six-team basketball league organized recently to replace the abandoned 10-team Southern Section League of District 9 will launch its schedule Friday, Dec. 11 with three games. High School quintets from Brookville, Sandy Township, Falls Creek, Sykesville, Brockway and Reynoldsville will make up the league. All saw action in the Southern Section League. Punxsutawney, DuBois, Clearfield and Curwensville are the four Section teams missing from the new loop. They ill play some independent games and will concentrate on extensive intramural cage programs. The six-team league will be in operation each Friday night with the schedule winding up Feb. 26. … From Your Outdoors column by Marc DeBerti: Reminiscent of the good old days was last Tuesday night as the hundreds upon hundreds of cars rambling north and northeast through our village in quest of the mighty black bruin. Past yearly kills have averaged about 500. Ten will get your 20 that the kill this year will not exceed 300. The big bad bears coming out way on top with the expert help of Mother Nature.