Eisenhower’s Thomas Warren (44) scores two of his game-high 18 points during the second half of Wednesday’s non-region game against Sheffield. The Knights won their sixth game in a row, 50-27.

Knights win sixth straight to surge over .500 mark

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After losing five straight to start the season, the Eisenhower Knights are back on the right side of .500. Ike beat Sheffield 50-27 in non-region action Wednesday at Eisenhower High School. The win marked six in a row for the Knights and their second in as many days. The final score ...

Mike Bleech

The real cool cats of North America


After running about a dozen trail cameras for several years, back to film cameras, finally a couple of years ago I got a photo of a bobcat. This summer I got about four bobcat photos, triggering a renewed interest in the wild cats of North America. All three of the more common native North ...

Policy, precedent in place in district for fan discipline

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There is precedent and policy in Warren County School District for excluding individuals from attending sporting events. District administrators cited policy on disruptive spectators when asked if a fan could be kept out of events, but did not offer comment on any individual fan. “If the ...

Dragons earn road win, Knights follow suit

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CONNEAUT, OH – Warren traveled across state lines and came away with a 66-15 win over Conneaut, OH on Wednesday. Ryan Madigan (106), Alex Weston (132), Jake Engstrom (138), Owen Balas (145), Blake Ristau (152) and Liam Stevenson (182) all won by pin for the Dragons. Five of those pins came ...

Jeff Tome
For The Audubon

Nature’s perfect flood


The recent flooding at the Audubon Community Nature Center provided a rare opportunity. With water a foot deep on many parts of the property, wildlife became concentrated on the high parts of the forest. Many animals had nowhere else to go without swimming, so I took advantage of the wet by ...

Youngsville’s Noah Myers looks to make a pass around Cochranton’s Zac Wigton during the first half of Wednesday’s Region 3 battle.

Cards top Eagles

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Playing short-handed and in foul trouble, Youngsville fell to Cochranton in a Region 3 battle, 61-36. Senior starter Levi Hendrickson was out due to injury, while fellow senior Wyatt Rugar picked up three fouls by the 2-minute mark of the first quarter. “Some of the younger guys are ...

Thomas Warren

High five: Knights win fifth consecutive game

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Eisenhower rode a 24-point performance from Thomas Warren to a 51-46 Region 3 victory over Iroquois on Monday at Eisenhower High School. With the win, the Knights evened their record at 5-5 and improve their record to 3-2 in region play. Tuesday’s win was the Knights fifth in a row after ...

Visiting coach suspended after incident in stands at Warren game

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A visiting basketball coach who charged into the stands to confront a fan at Warren Area High School has been suspended. Paul Przepierski, Strong Vincent High School girls basketball head coach, and a health and physical education teacher at JoAnna Connell Elementary School in the Erie School ...

Youngsville’s Dasan McAvoy (21) drives along the baseline during Tuesday’s Region 3 basketball game against Maplewood at YHS. The Eagles fell by a final score of 49-33.

Eagles fall to Maplewood 49-33 in Region 3 action

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The Youngsville Eagles came up short in their bid to jump a spot in the Region 3 standings, losing to Maplewood by a final score of 49-33 Tuesday at Youngsville High School. The Eagles and Tigers were tied midway through the first quarter before Maplewood slowly began to pull away. ...

Tidioute girls topple Erie Bethel

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The Tidioute girls picked up a convincing win over Erie Bethel on Tuesday, 40-17. Nakiesha Krouse led the way with 20 points and five steals for the Lady Bulldogs while Nettie Durstine added another 10 points, 14 rebounds, three blocks and three assists. “It was nice to get a win on our ...

Bradford wrestlers pin Sheffield

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BRADFORD – Sheffield dropped an Allegheny Mountain Wrestling League contest at Bradford on Tuesday, 48-28. Kevin Evans earned a tech fall over Hunter Gray at 182, while Caden Smead, Kole Holden, Nolan Nudd and Nick Knowles all won by forfeit for the Wolverines. – – – BRADFORD 48, ...

Coach, fan incident ends Warren game

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The Warren vs. Strong Vincent (of Erie) girls basketball game ended abruptly with Warren leading 54-22 with 1:46 left in the fourth quarter on Monday after Strong Vincent coach Paul Przepierski went into the stands and accosted a spectator who was yelling both at Przepierski and his ...

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Warren’s Gracie Wood deilvers a pass during the first half of Monday’s Region 6 contest on Monday. Wood finished with four points in the win.

Ugly finish

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The end of Warren’s game against Strong Vincent was anything but normal. In fact, it was downright ugly. With the Lady Dragons leading 54-22 and 1:46 remaining, Strong Vincent coach Paul Przepierski went over the Warren bench and into the stands to accost a fan who was yelling at him and ...

Lady Dragon swimmers race to road win at Corry

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CORRY — The Warren girls picked up a 125-49 win over Corry in a non-region swim meet on Monday while the boys fell to the host Beavers by a final score of 92-74. The Lady Dragons swept all three relays and had two individual wins each from Paige McCullough (200 IM, 100 breast) and Callie ...

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Sheffield’s Lexi Lyon (30) makes a move in the post while guarded by Smethport’s Katie Treat (50) during Monday’s game in Sheffield. Lyon had eight points, nine rebounds and five blocks for the Lady Wolverines in a 41-24 loss.

Sheffield girls fall in battle with Smethport, 41-24

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There were moments in Monday’s game that Sheffield looked like a team that can be competitive in District 9. Unfortunately, the Lady Wolverines couldn’t overcome a sluggish start in a 41-24 loss to Smethport at Sheffield High School. The visitors used a 22-2 run in the first half to open ...

Ike girls drop Region 3 battle with Cambridge Springs

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After a big win over county rival Youngsville on Saturday, the Lady Knights were looking to keep their momentum rolling in a Region 3 match-up with Cambridge Springs on Monday. Ike came up short in a 47-27 loss to the Blue Devils, who remained within a game of first place with the ...

Warren County Christian boys, girls notch victories

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The Warren County Christian School girls basketball team rolled to a convincing 59-29 win over CCSI on Monday behind Emma Marino’s 21 points and another 20 from Rachel Brenner. The Lady Lions opened the game with a 19-9 first quarter and solidified their lead by outscoring CCSI 24-12 in the ...

Bowling scores

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VALLEY BOWLING Saturday Strikers: Abbie Buerkle 132-382, Ella Card 40-85, Bobby Chase 74-186, Ryker Chase 17-40, Tydus Chase 110-211, Bryant Cool 85-181, Derrick Cool 81-177, James Crawford 92-237, Chase Cumberland 170-432, Garrett Dunham 128-296, Corinthia Edwards 81-212, Aaron Evans ...

Coach, fan altercation ends Warren basketball game

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The Warren-Strong Vincent girls basketball game ended abruptly with Warren leading 54-22 with 1:46 left in the fourth quarter after Strong Vincent coach Paul Przepierski went into the stands and accosted a spectator who was yelling both at Przepierski and his players. The game had been ...