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Finch’s postseason run leads the way for Sheffield athletics

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The 2018-19 school year was a historic one for high school athletics in Warren County. As such, we decided to take a look back at the athletes and teams that made this season so special. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive overview of each team, but rather a look back at some of the ...

Year in review – Eisenhower Knights

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The 2018-19 school year was a historic one for high school athletics in Warren County. As such, we decided to take a look back at the athletes and teams that made this season so special. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive overview of each team, but rather a look back at some of the ...

Dragons dominate Region 7 All-Star selections

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The District 10 champion Warren Dragons had a season to remember, and they were rewarded with a slew of Region 7 All-Stars, six first-teamers and two second-teamers to be exact. Aidan Morrison (catcher), Micah Passmore (third base), Ryan Rafalski (shortstop), Lance Baldensperger (center ...

Take another crack at crappie

Outdoor

If I wanted to take another crack at crappie fishing this spring, and I do, it would be at one of two waterways, Pymatuning Reservoir or Eaton Reservoir. Both currently have good crappie populations. Both currently are giving up slabs. And the best of spring crappie fishing is nearing the end ...

Steelies, Regulators wrap up busy weekend

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DUBLIN, OH – The Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects went 1-1 on Saturday at the Worthington Wood Bat Tournament. Their opening game of the day saw them earn a 1-0 win over the Westerville A’s on the strength of a brilliant pitching performance by Matt Shepard. The McDowell product was ...

Steelies split; STR falls 3-1

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects team split a pair of games in the Worthington Wood Bat Tournament Friday. The Steelies opened the day with a 13-4 win over Premier Ohio Heckler 16u, then dropped a 4-2 decision to Southern Ohio Athletics. The Steelheads Prospects wasted ...

Chapman work affects reservations

Outdoor

Culvert replacement and road paving – some of the final steps in the renovation project of the dam – will snarl reservations at Chapman State Park. A post on the Park’s Facebook page said that the work has “begun and will cause road closures, travel delays and detours throughout ...

10th annual A-100 Challenge draws hikers to ANF

Outdoor

The Allegheny 100 Hiking Challenge is an endurance challenge met through unsupported hiking. It is not a race, but an individual challenge of stamina, determination and resilience. The adventure covers a 100-mile stretch of the North Country National Scenic Trail in the Allegheny National ...

Steelies 17U Prospects roll in season opener

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DUBLIN, OH – Behind a 6-run first inning, the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects rolled to an 8-0 win over the Dublin Diamonds in their opening game of the summer season at the Worthington Wood Bat Tournament on Thursday. The team, consisting of players from Warren, McDowell, Harbor Creek, ...

Football in the air

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Warren receiver Ryan Arnold tiptoes the sideline to make a catch during the Dragons’ Mercyhurst Camp at War Memorial Field, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Lakers quarterbacks coach Brandon Boylan went through through drills with skill position players as part of the camp.

Let the girls play, too

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Major League Baseball has recently adopted “Let the kids play” as a marketing slogan to help draw in new fans. The saying, frequently a trending hashtag on Twitter, came in response to the number of “old school” fans and commentators who would decry players showing what they deemed as ...

Regulators earn walk-off win in home opener

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JAMESTOWN, NY – Evan Pirtz (Fredonia) delivered a 2-run, walk-off triple to lift the Southern Tier Regulators to a 9-8 win over the Full Circuit Power in their home opener at Diethrick Park on Wednesday evening. The Regulators (4-1-1), led 7-3 going into the eighth inning, but the Power ...

Kinzua soccer action

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Kinzua Soccer Club goalkeeper Will Nebinski dives for the ball while Frewsburg Soccer Club’s Noah Burch (7) tries to push the ball across the goalline during their match at the Warren State Hospital, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Nebinski made the save on this play, but Frewsburg went on to win 7-0.

Officials announce non-native invasive plant treatments on ANF

Outdoor

Federal officials have announced a series of non-native invasive plant treatments for the summer. According to the Forest Service, a total of 24 sites throughout the forest will be treated this year as part of a five-year non-native invasive plants treatment contract. “Non-native ...

Warren trio has impressive debut for Regulators

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Fresh off a terrific high school season, 2019 Warren Area High School graduates Lance Baldensperger, Austyn Cummings and Aidan Morrison had a successful debut for the Southern Tier Regulators this weekend at the Darien Lake Tournament. The Regulators advanced to the semifinals with three ...

Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) mapped out

Outdoor

The Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) is intended to help landowners manage deer populations. For hunters, it means a chance to take more deer. A DMAP harvest permit allows a hunter to take one antlerless deer on the designated property. The permit may be used in any season, but ...

Youngsville students go to school to catch a fish

Outdoor

Outdoor Adventures may just be a .5-credit elective course at Youngsville High School. But, this semester, it has included the finest fly fishing instruction around. And the instruction moved to the Brokenstraw Creek on Thursday morning. The creek was fairly high and pretty muddy so the ...

Thank you for an amazing year

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Monday’s state playoff baseball game between Warren and New Castle marked the official end of the 2018-19 high school sports season. To say that it was one for the ages almost sells it short, if that’s possible. There were multiple team and individual district champions, a state ...