×

Sports

County Clash

Local Sports

Eisenhower coach Mike Logue knows the importance of games against fellow Warren County foes. After dropping a heartbreaker to Youngsville on Thursday, the Lady Knights got on track with their first win of the season, as Lilee Renninger and Emiley Wheeler both recorded double-doubles in a ...

Starbrick VFD responds to weekend oil spill

Outdoor

Some oil reached the Allegheny River in Starbrick Saturday morning as a result of a spill. Starbrick Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report around 11:30 a.m., according to Chief Kirk Faust. Responders discovered a sheen of oil in a ditch along the railroad tracks behind ...

Eagles use big third quarter run to beat Wolverines

Local Sports

In the blink of an eye, Friday’s county battle between Youngsville and Sheffield turned from a close game to a blowout. Leading by 10 at halftime, Gage Hendrickson scored nine points in less than two minutes and the Eagles outscored the Wolverines 25-4 in the third quarter en route to a ...

Wolverines pin Oswayo Valley in opener

Local Sports

Four pins and five forfeit victories propelled Sheffield to a 54-8 win in its season-opening dual match against visiting Oswayo Valley Friday. The Wolverines won four of the six contested matches against the Green Wave, all by pinfall. OV won a pair of major decisions. “The boys wrestled ...

‘Phil 1, Elk 0’ …

Outdoor

Phil Herrnberger has learned a lot since he answered a question about the score of an elk he shot in Colorado. “Phil 1, Elk 0.” At the time, he didn’t know anything about determining a score for a trophy rack. Now, as an Official Measurer for both the Boone and Crockett Club and the ...

Dragon swimmers earn road sweep

Local Sports

ERIE, Pa. —Warren swimmers picked up their second straight road sweep Thursday at Mercyhurst Prep. The boys took down the Lakers, 75-15, while the girls picked up a 94-63 victory. Katie Beyer was a four-time winner again for the girls. Individually, she won the 100 freestyle and 100 ...

130th Annual 2nd Week of Deer Season Report

Outdoor

We have been through quite a few deer seasons together, maybe not quite 130, but probably 38 of them, or so. If what I have heard so far is any indication, the first few days of this deer season have been unremarkable. Even the very recent bear season which held such promise was without ...

‘A little bit longer’

Outdoor

It was really cold out on October 22, according to Kirk Zofcin Jr. The 12-year-old was archery hunting with his older brother, Colton Thompson, in Mead Township, and was getting pretty bored. He asked if they could quit for the day. Thompson suggested they “give it just a little bit ...

Backyard drama

Local Sports

Thursday’s Backyard Brawl, girls basketball edition between Youngsville and Eisenhower was exactly the stuff rivalries are made of. The Lady Knights had multiple chances to tie the game in the final 20 seconds, but Youngsville held them off for a thrilling 41-39 on Thursday at Eisenhower. ...

Fresh fish

Outdoor

Efforts to bring the lake at Chapman State Park back to life has taken a big step forward. For the first time since March 2016, brown and rainbow trout were released into the lake on Thursday. Tim Schaeffer, Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission executive director, said the event is ...

Warren girls fall in tough battle with McDowell

Local Sports

McDowell held Warren scoreless for more than five minutes in the second quarter on its way to a 44-32 win at Warren Area High School Thursday. The Lady Dragons took a 12-11 lead with 7:17 to play in the first half, but didn’t score again until an Emma Ruhlman putback with two minutes to go. ...

Sheffield girls rally for second win

Local Sports

AUSTIN, Pa. – For the second time in as many games, the Sheffield girls got down 11-0. And again, they came back to win. Allison Schmader scored 10 points to lead a balanced effort as the Wolverines evened their record at 2-2 with a 36-18 win at Austin on Thursday. “They got in front ...

Man killed in accidental shooting

Outdoor

A man was shot and killed by his own rifle in a hunting accident Thursday morning in Sugar Grove Township. The identity of the hunter, who is not a resident of Warren County, was not released Thursday afternoon. According to Pennsylvania Game Commission Game Warden Dave Donachy, ...

Eisenhower wrestlers make quick work of Youngsville

Local Sports

With two weight classes left to wrestle in Wednesday’s tilt between Youngsville and Eisenhower, the only question about the outcome was whether the hosts would win every contested match via pinfall. The Knights won all eight contested bouts, seven by fall, en route to a 75-6 win over the ...

Cold shooting dooms Eagles in home opener against OC

Local Sports

Gage Hendrickson got the crowd up on its feet in the opening moments of Youngsville’s home opener against Oil City, hitting a 3 to start the game. Unfortunately for the Eagles, that was the only time in the game they led. Oil City, which was coming off a win over Bradford the night ...

57th Rotary celebrates 4H achievement night

Outdoor

The 57th Rotary 4-H Achievement Night and the Penn State Extension Annual Meeting were held November 14 at the 4-H Center in Pittsfield. The evening began with 4-H Extension Educator Jennifer Grooms introducing State Senator Scott Hutchinson who spoke briefly to those in attendance. Penn ...

Dragons fade late in loss at Cathedral Prep

Local Sports

ERIE, Pa. – Warren was hanging right with Cathedral Prep, trailing by just two (26-24) at halftime, but hot shooting in the second half lifted the Ramblers to a 69-49 non-region win over the Dragons on Wednesday. “They got hot and we hit a cold stretch,” said Warren coach Jeff ...

Dolphins top Franklin Flyers

Local Sports

The Warren Dolphins YMCA Swim Team hosted a dual meet against the Franklin Flyers YMCA team on Dec. 7. Warren won the meet overall. Each of the individual age groups won as well, except for the seniors who lost by a narrow margin. There were many strong performances, including the new ...

Youngsville girls defeat Tidioute

Local Sports

Youngsville came into Tuesday’s game against Tidioute Charter with a plan to play “tenacious defense.” That plan certainly came together as the Eagles held the Bulldogs to just 3-45 from the field as Youngsville rolled to a 40-14 win. TCCS’s leading scorer, Nakiesha Krouse, was held to ...

‘Duck’ season

Outdoor

It’s duck season. In this particular case, it’s a hunt with “Duck” season. But when Warren’s Scott Swartz walked into a Northwest Bank branch one random day, he had no idea what he’d be aiming for. Staring at him was a cardboard cutout of former Pittsburgh Steelers’ ...