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Fireworks show: Knights fall in shootout to Cochranton

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COCHRANTON, Pa. - A game that began as a defensive slugfest quickly turned into an offensive fireworks show in the fourth quarter. In the end, Cochranton was able to outlast visiting Eisenhower, 50-34, to clinch third place in Region 2 and a date with West Middlesex in the postseason. ...

Knights hit the road to take on Cochranton

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With a 30-8 setback at Maplewood last week, Eisenhower’s playoff hopes were dashed. A win would have given the Knights a chance to finish as one of the top teams in Region 2, and potentially a .500 record in region play. Both scenarios that coach Jim Penley could use to justify his team’s ...

District 10 Game of the Week: Sharpsville at West Middlesex

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For the second straight week, Sharpsville will be one half of the Times Observer’s District 10 Game of the Week. The Blue Devils are certainly hoping for a better outcome this time around. Last week, Wilmington showed why it’s one of the top 2A teams in the state when the Greyhounds ...

District 9 Game of the Week: Smethport at Coudersport

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This is how the North will be won. It’s Smethport and Coudersport for the first District 9 Small School North Division crown. It’s a Hubbers (8-0 Overall, 4-0 North) team that calls to past some of the dominant teams of the early to mid 1990s squads. This group is carving out its ...

High School Football Predictions

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CLOSE'S PICKS Warren County Warren 49, Franklin 35 Eisenhower 28, Cochranton 7 Otto-Eldred 42, Sheffield 8 – – – District 10 Farrell 49, Greenville 7 Mercer 35, Lakeview 0 Reynolds 21, Northwestern 14 Union City 35, Cambridge Springs 8 Maplewood 42, Saegertown ...

TCCS wins thriller; Sheffield battles Elk County Catholic

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A night after dropping a 5-set thriller, Tidioute Community Charter School came right back to reverse their fortunes with a 5-set win over visiting Union Thursday. The Bulldogs won 25-22, 16-25, 25-23, 22-25 and 16-14. Greysen Fors had a pair of aces, three kills, eight digs and 17 assists, ...

Warren volleyball receives first round playoff bye

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The Warren Lady Dragons, the newly minted Region 6 volleyball champions and No. 10 Class 3A team in Pennsylvania, had their path to a potential District 10 championship revealed when D-10 released its playoff brackets Wednesday. Warren, which is 13-0 in regular season (non-tournament) play, ...

D-10 soccer playoff brackets released

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District 10 released its soccer playoff brackets on Wednesday, and both the Warren boys and girls, as well as the Eisenhower girls, saw their assignments revealed. For the Warren boys, they will face a familiar foe in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, squaring off with Fort LeBoeuf at a site ...

Wood caps terrific senior season at districts

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ERIE — Gracie Wood had an impressive run at the District 10 girls singles championships on Oct. 6 at Westwood Racquet Club. Seeded 4th, the senior took on Janet Lee from Erie in the first round. After finding herself down, 4-7, she fought back, winning five straight games to take the match, ...

Business Trip: Warren wraps up Region 6 title with win at Villa

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ERIE, Pa. – The Warren volleyball team took a significant step toward reaching a primary team goal Tuesday, though it wouldn’t seem so based on the team reaction. The Dragons went to the Prep-Villa Events Center and swept Villa Maria 25-13, 25-11 and 25-15 to clinch the Region 6 title. ...

Eisenhower wins epic battle with Youngsville

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One big rally deserved another, and a raucous gym at Youngsville Area High School saw another fierce battle between the host Lady Eagles and the Eisenhower Lady Knights. In the end it was Eisenhower that won the latest installment of this volleyball clash, 3-1, 25-19, 23-25, 28-26, 30-28. ...

Dragons cruise to win

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – In the final game of the regular season, the Warren Dragons boys soccer team rolled to a 7-1 win over Meadville, securing second place in Region 5 in the process. The win was welcome, following a tough loss to General McLane on Saturday. Tyler Gustafson and Caleb ...

Lady Lions roll past Jamestown Bethel

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Warren County Christian School made quick work of Jamestown Bethel in their New Penn Christian Conference Tournament match, winning 3-0, 25-14, 25-8, 25-5. It was a great all-around team effort from the Lady Lions, who now move on to play Erie Bethel on Friday at Venango Catholic High ...

Sheffield falls to Kane

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KANE, Pa. – Sheffield made the short trip to Kane on Tuesday, falling 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-10) to a talented Lady Wolves squad. “I have to tell you, it’s hard on these girls playing AAA Bradford, AAA St. Marys and AA Kane right in a row twice every year,” said Sheffield coach ...

A cutting edge

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The Johnny Appleseed Festival has been a growing event in Sheffield for well over a decade. The Lumberjack and Lumberjill competitions have brought in timbersport competitors from around the globe. There’s been one quiet competitor from right here in Warren County. Collin Shephard, a ...