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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...

Cardinal Runners Debut on DHS Course

Cardinal Runners Debut on DHS Course

Tom Shade, Contributor

September 26, 2019

The DCC cross country teams joined 3 other powerhouse District Nine programs to test the looping, varied terrain of the new DuBois Area home course on a dry, sunny Tuesday in September. The The Beaver boys and St. Marys girls won the day against all schools in the quad-meet, however all runners ...

DCC Defeats Kane and St. Marys in Cross Country Meet

DCC Defeats Kane and St. Marys in Cross Country Meet

Tom Shade, Contributor

September 20, 2019

The DCC cross country teams joined 3 other powerhouse District Nine programs to test the looping, varied terrain of the new DuBois Area home course on a dry, sunny Tuesday in September. The  Beaver boys and St. Marys girls won the day against all schools in the quad-meet, however all runners that...

Big Day for Cardinals Cross Country at Benzinger Park

Big Day for Cardinals Cross Country at Benzinger Park

Tom Shade, Contributor

September 13, 2019

The DCC runners faced the challenge of warm temperatures and an abbreviated squad at the 5-school District Nine showdown at ECC’s Benzinger Park, one of the oldest courses in the local curcuit. The Cardinals never-the-less managed to reach a series of records & milestones spanning both teams. The...

DCC Volleyball and the Curse of Crosstown

DCC Volleyball and the Curse of Crosstown

Juliana Stine, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

On Thursday, September 12th Our DCC Cardinals VS. the Dubois Beavers in an intense volleyball matchup. Ultimately the Beavers left with a win, but to the Cardinals it was a victory. The game went back and forth all 3 sets, with the girls playing extremely well. They gave the Beavers’ 4-0 record a run...

DCC Soccer Starts the Season with Great Coaches

DCC Soccer Starts the Season with Great Coaches

Rachel Aravich, Senior Editor

September 10, 2019

This years soccer team at DCC is coached by three outstanding coaches. The school was looking for a coach, and that's when Phill Esposito volunteered and stepped up. His dad and his sister joined to help the soccer team, Coach Rich and Coach Julie. So far the Cardinals have lost 2 games and have won...

Cardinals Make Premier Appearance at ‘Big Red’ Invite

Cardinals Make Premier Appearance at ‘Big Red’ Invite

Tom Shade, Contributor

September 10, 2019

Never before had a Cardinal runner set foot on the grounds of West Middlesex, and despite the disadvantage of an unknown course the DCC teams made their distinctive mark at the 29th Big Red Invitational where 38 schools converged on a pleasant overcast day to take their shot at one of Western Pennsylvan...

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