ARMOR BEARERS EDGE
OSCEOLA MILLS - Armor Bearers won
its first Unity League championship Saturday, edging Gethsemane United Methodist, 7-5. The Bearers defeated Calvary-Rock United
Methodist Churches 19-5 in the winner's bracket semifinals and Gethsemane, 14-10 in the winner's bracket final to advance
to the championship game.
Gethsemane UMC defeated
First Baptist Church 12-2 in the semifinals prior to dropping the winner's bracket final game to Armor Bearers. It rebounded
in the loser's bracket final with a 13-12 victory over Calvary-Rock UMC.
Calvary-Rock UMC began the
day with an 8-3 win over Trinity United Methodist Church in the winner's bracket quarterfinals. After suffering its loss to
Armor Bearers in the semifinals, Calvary eliminated First Baptist, 16-14 and Trinity UMC, 25-23.
First Baptist opened the
tournament with a 22-10 win over Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God. Trinity eliminated GTAG in the loser's bracket quarterfinals,
FOOD DRIVE NETS OVER
250 LBS. OF FOOD
PHILIPSBURG - Unity League hosted its
annual food drive during the month of May and collected over 250 pounds of non-perishable items for area food
Gearhartville Free Methodist
collected the greatest weight of non-perishable food items with 93 pounds. Calvary-The Rock United Methodist bested
Armor Bearers by two pounds for second most. The items were weighed at the league's June meeting.
6TH ANNUAL WOOD BAT
BENEFIT RAISES $3,145.15
FOR LACY MAGAGNOTTI
PHILIPSBURG - The Unity and Moshannon Valley Church Softball Leagues
joined forces for the sixth consecutive year to help someone in need. The leagues held a benefit church softball tournament
Aug. 10 and hosted a rec tournament Aug. 11.
This year's tournament raised $3,145.15 for Lacy Frelin
Magagnotti who was diagnosed with liver cancer. Lacy joined her husband, Frank and daughter, Mia to thank us and watch a portion
of the rec tournament.
Please continue to keep Lacy in your prayers as she continues
THREE PEAT: COW WINS AGAIN
OSCEOLA MILLS - Calvary-Oak Grove United Methodist won its third
straight Unity League Championship Saturday by defeating Gethsemane United Methodist, 14-7. The game marked the third
time the teams have met in the championship with Gethsemane winning 8-7 in 2010 and COW winning 11-3 in 2011.
Gethsmane fell to Karthaus Community Alliance Church, 11-10
in the winner's bracket semifinal before rebounding in the loser's bracket. Gethsemane defeated Gearhartville Free Methodist,
16-1 and Karthaus, 16-1 to reach the championship.
COW beat Gearhartville, 18-5 in the winner's bracket semifinals
and dropped Karthaus into the loser's bracket with a 15-5 win in the winner's bracket final.
Karthaus earned a forfeit win over The Church That Meets
at Ramey in the loser's bracket before it was eliminated by Gethsemane.
Gearhartville kicked off the tournament with a forfeit win
over Ramey in the winner's bracket quarterfinal.