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DCC Cross Country Team Finishes Up in Style

DCC Cross Country Team Finishes Up in Style

Tom Shade, Contributor

November 19, 2019

The DCC cross country teams gathered at the Villa for an awards night.   All members of the district team were honored, along with the season MVPs, and school record breakers.  The parents put on a very special banquet to cap the season.

Ritsick Shatters DCC Records at State Championships

Ritsick Shatters DCC Records at State Championships

Tom Shade, Contributor

November 4, 2019

For DCC’s Johnny Ritsick it was an impressive finale to a classic cross country career. Competing in a field of 216 of Pennsylvania’s best Class ‘A’ runners, Ritsick(17:47), the first Cardinal to reach the PIAA Championships in 20 years, exceeded all expectations with a 51st place finish, ea...

2019 DCC Cross Country Season Comes to an End – Photo Gallery

2019 DCC Cross Country Season Comes to an End – Photo Gallery

Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Districts for Cross Country was held at Ridgway on October 26th. The runners were lucky to have missed the rain and had great running weather for the big event. The district team for the boys included Johnny Ritsick, who has advanced to the state meet in Hershey, Joseph Piccirillo, Shane Paisley,...

DCC Volleyball Off to District Playoffs Today – Go Lady Cards!

DCC Volleyball Off to District Playoffs Today – Go Lady Cards!

Rachel Aravich and Sam Harris

October 29, 2019

The DCC Varsity Volleyball Team have a very exciting day today. They will be playing Allegheny-Clarion Valley tonight at 6:30 P.M. The girls played a great game last Thursday to make it to the quarter finals. This game is so important to the team that they will give a 100% effort to move forward on this...

‘Mission Accomplished’ For DCC Cross Country – Johnny Ritsick Moves on to States

‘Mission Accomplished’ For DCC Cross Country – Johnny Ritsick Moves on to States

Tom Shade, Contributor

October 28, 2019

“This is where we wanted to be since August, and it came down to the DCC students stepping up to be part of the cross country program. Every single runner on both teams were crucial in keeping the high status DCC enjoys in the district, and it remains a major goal for the program as we inch forward....

Cardinals Nip Brockway in Final Dual Cross Country Meet

Cardinals Nip Brockway in Final Dual Cross Country Meet

Tom Shade, Contributor

October 18, 2019

Having the final competition at the home of the District Nine Championships proved a great opportunity for the abbreviated squad that DCC was able to send to revered venue on a breezy 60 degree afternoon in Ridgway. The Cardinal boys outran the Brockway Rovers 26-29 in a close contest that normally...

Ritsick & Mennetti Lead Cardinals at ECC Quintuple-Meet

Ritsick & Mennetti Lead Cardinals at ECC Quintuple-Meet

Tom Shade, Contributor

October 11, 2019

It was a rare meeting of North & South in District Nine with 5 schools that have never joined at a single dual meet in XC history, until today. Although the Class ‘AA/AAA’ DuBois Area teams dominated the day with team wins, some of the real news came in the form of record performances among the...

DCC Soccer Takes Second Win in a Row

DCC Soccer Takes Second Win in a Row

Holly Deemer, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Everything is starting to look up for DCC Soccer. On Monday, Central won against Keystone High School 5-2. Tuesday, the Cardinals won their third game, and second in a row, to West Forest. The score was 3-0 and was goalie Parker Meholick’s first career shutout. “It was a very satisfactory feeling to...

DCC Celebrates 20 Years of Football with Brockway Rovers Co-op

DCC Celebrates 20 Years of Football with Brockway Rovers Co-op

Holly Deemer, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

In 2000, DCC and Brockway High School came together to give DCC students the chance to play football. The Rover co-op is open for both junior high and high schoolers interested in playing football. For the 2019-2020 season, the co-op turns 20. Over the years, many students have participated in the...

DCC’s Ritsick and Mennetti SHINE at Ridgway Invitational Cross Country Meet

DCC’s Ritsick and Mennetti SHINE at Ridgway Invitational Cross Country Meet

Tom Shade, Contributor

October 8, 2019

Some of the finest performances in DCC history took place at the 24-school Ridgway Invitational where school and personal records were wiped clean by the Cardinals on a cool, breezy morning. Leading runners for their teams, Johnny Ritsick(17:36) and Jaci Mennetti(22:22) came away sharing two milestones:...

DCC Cross Country Celebrate Senior Night

DCC Cross Country Celebrate Senior Night

Tom Shade, Contributor

October 3, 2019

It was perhaps the warmest ‘Senior Night’ in local cross country history as both the Cardinal & Beaver seniors were recognized on the DuBois track before the 4-school race began, marking the final gun on the new DHS course for 2019. Seniors- Maddy Miller, Rachael Miller, Alex Ochs, Maddy Miscavish,...

Banner Day for DCC’s Ritsick at Brookville Quad Cross Country Meet

Banner Day for DCC’s Ritsick at Brookville Quad Cross Country Meet

September 27, 2019

It was all business for DCC’s Johnny Ritsick(17:54) at Tuesday’s quadrangular cross country meet at the old, grassy, rolling Brookville course. Ritsick, the boys MVP in 2018, took control of the race early on as he grabbed 1st against all schools while soundly defeating the reigning 2018 Class AA D...

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