Civic Light Opera performing
Clemente play at C-L
STRATTANVILLE — Clarion-Limestone High School is hosting a unique production about one of the greatest Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. Presented by the Civic Light Opera in its Gallery of Heroes series is Arriba, Arriba: The Roberto Clemente Story.
It’s a 50-minute mini musical performance in tribute of Pirates Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente. The CLO series educates students and adults of famous historical figures, including Clemente who was not only known as a great baseball player, but a well-known humanitarian.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The production at the C-L Auditorium begins Monday at 7 p.m.
Tickets are on sale at the elementary school office or can be purchased at the door. Questions or for more information, call the school at 764-6006.
Brookville sending 26 to
Area 5 Tournament
HYDE — The Brookville junior wrestling program sends another big group to this Saturday’s Area 5 Tournament at Clearfield Area High School.
Some 26 wrestlers are entered in the various weight classes and age divisions with action starting at 8:30 a.m. and continues through at least the late afternoon. Last Tuesday, they qualified for the Area 5 Tournament with a top-four finish at the Section 1 Tournament also held in Clearfield.
Wrestlers finishing in the top two in each weight class in the 8-and-under, 9-10 and 11-12 divisions — a 6-and-under tournament will be held but no one advances to states — qualify for the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championships held March 23-24 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre.
Area 5 consists of the PIAA District 9 schools along with Marion Center and West Branch.
This year, Area 5 has 15 girls — three of them from Brookville — competing in the first all-girls’ tournament that sends qualifiers in the same age divisions to states also held in Wilkes-Barre the same weekend. The top-four finishers in each of the 14 weight classes — 14 wrestlers make up each bracket — across the three age divisions receive medals.
Brookville’s Area 5 lineup:
Olivia Cieleski, 65; Mia Cieleski, 80.
Palynn Lindermuth, 85.
Brant McKillop, 55; Kahle Larson, 5.
Brayden Hartzell, 45; Cody Householder, 50; Weston McKinney, 60; Levi Stephens, 60; Parker McKillop, 65; Hank Lundgren, 110.
Clayton Knapp, 75; Bryce Coleman, 95; Gavin Hannah, 105.
Christopher Carroll, 65; Jared Popson, 70; Owen Fleming, 75; Jake Popson, 75; Cole Householder, 90; Landon Knapp, 95; Antonio Thornton, 95; Burke Fleming, 95; Coyha Brown, 100; Kolton Griffin, 105; Easton Belfiore, 115; Jackson Zimmerman, 125.
Share the Love Connor Gerg Memorial Run set for April 7
BROOKVILLE — The seventh annual Share the Love Event, a 1-mile, 5K or 10K run/walk sponsored by the Brookville YMCA is scheduled for April 7.
The event starts at the YMCA in downtown Brookville at 11 a.m. Call 849-7355 for more information. Race day cost to participate is $25, which includes a t-shirt while supplies last. Register on-line at www.brookvilleymca.com.
The event raises money for the YMCA in loving memory of the late Connor Gerg. While the pre-registration rate has expired, runners can sign up for the race up at the YMCA through the morning of the race from 9 to 10:30 a.m.