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Warren tennis opens season with blanking of Mercyhurst Prep

ERIE, Pa. - The Warren Dragons girls tennis team opened their season with a 5-0 victory over Mercyhurst Prep. Gracie Wood was victorious at first singles by a score of 6-0, 6-1 over Alie DiNicola. At second singles Emily Lenore Grimm defeated Julia Eagley 6-2, 6-3. And at third singles, ...

New classifications, regions for Warren, Eisenhower in 2018

There’s some shake up on the county football scene as game week is finally upon us. Both Warren and Eisenhower are switching not only regions but classifications, while Sheffield is part of a new look District 9. Here’s a look at each as we continue the countdown to kickoff. – ...

Dragons sharp in scrimmage at Punxsy

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Warren was impressive on both sides of the ball in their scrimmage at Punxsutawney on Saturday. The Dragons scored three times – the first score was the last play of the series called back by a penalty, but the next two scores were counted. The JV’s scored twice ...

County teams hit the road for preseason scrimmages

Warren County football teams will get their first opportunity to see how they measure up against an outside opponent today with all three teams traveling for a preseason scrimmage. Sheffield heads to Clarion-Limestone in Strattanville for a tri-scrimmage with C-L and Brookville. Warren is ...

Warren golfers take fifth at GM

EDINBORO, Pa. – Competing in their second Region 6 mega match in as many days, Warren golfers were able to shave seven strokes off their Thursday score. The result, however, remained the same for the Dragons as they finished fifth at the Culbertson Hills Golf Resort in Edinboro ...

Crucial points up for grabs at Stateline

BUSTI, N.Y. – After a week off Stateline will resume the 2018 season this Saturday with regular racing across all divisions. As the season winds down with only two nights of points racing remaining, the championship battles take on added significance. Wyatt Scott holds an impressive ...

Sidon ties for first in Region 6 opener for Dragons

ERIE, Pa. – The first official contest of the 2018 Warren County fall sports season teed off Thursday as Warren golfers traveled to the Beechwood Golf Course for a Region 6 mega match. Joey Sidon tied for first individually with a 76 on the day, but the Dragons collectively shot a 377 to ...

WAHS Media Night open to the public

Warren Area High School athletics will be holding its second annual Media Nightfor fall sports teams, beginning at 7 p.m. at War Memorial Field tonight. In the event of inclement weather, festivities will be moved to War Memorial Field. All teams need to be in uniform and be ready to get a ...

Excitement in the air as fall practice begins

Today it officially begins. For those teams and individuals with big aspirations, it actually began a long time ago. Yes, Monday marks the first official practice of the fall sports season, but a number of our local student-athletes have been hard at work this summer, pushing themselves ...

Elk-McKean Junior League all-stars to play for world title

The Elk-McKean Junior All-Stars are headed to the Little League World Series. The group of boys ages 13 and 14 from Kane, Ridgway, Johnsonburg, and Wilcox defeated the Delaware champs, Georgetown / Cape Henlopen, 3-2 on Wednesday to win the Junior League Baseball Eastern Regional ...

Warren volleyball wins Jamestown Summer League title

Warren volleyball went 8-0 over eight weeks to win the Jamestown Summer Volleyball League title. They beat Southewestern, Maple Grove (twice), Clymer, Panama, Falconer, Chautauqua Lake and Jamestown. Other teams in the league were Titusville, Randolph, Cassadega and Forestville. Team members ...

Baldensperger, Twins win title

The Northeast Twins 17u and 18u teams wrapped up their summer tournament season in Niagara Falls, NY at the Lancer Classic tournament. The 17u team, lead by Lance Baldensperger, repeated as tournament champs. Baldensperger finished the tournament going 7 for 20 at the plate, scoring eight ...

Let’s put focus on the real victims

Urban Meyer is, for now, the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. He is on the Mount Rushmore of college football coaches, guiding the Buckeyes to a national title and winning two while at the University of Florida. Meyer is under fire in regards to Zach Smith, his former receivers coach ...

IUP, WCU atop PSAC coaches poll

As the countdown to kickoff rapidly approaches zero, Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference teams are starting to get a feel for how they’ll perform this season. Based on the results of a poll released Friday, PSAC coaches expect to see the same teams sitting atop the East and West ...

Familiar names atop District 9 coaches poll

RIDGWAY, Pa. – There have been a slew of changes to District 9 football since the final whistle blew last season. Gone are the Allegheny Mountain League and Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference, in their place is the District 9 Football League. The league is separated into three divisions, ...

New football divisions lauded at District 9 media day

RIDGWAY, Pa. – District 9 made major headlines last October when it was announced that the Allegheny Mountain League and the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference would be dissolving in football, forming three new divisions – Large School, Small School North and Small School South. There ...

Warren trio has big weekend for Twins

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The Northeast Twins 18u and 17u teams competed in Slippery Rock this past weekend in a showcase tournament. Warren’s Lance Baldensperger had another standout performance, helping to lead the 17u team in an undefeated outing. Baldensperger went 13 for 17 at the plate, ...

Coaches propose track and field co-op with Warren, Y’ville

Warren County School District has been working on finding equitable ways to plan for the loss of athletics programs for years. On Monday’s school board committee meetings, track coaches from Youngsville and Warren high schools spoke to the board about bringing their programs ...

Warren volleyball shines at Penn State

Volleyball players from Warren Area High School finished third out of 19 teams this weekend at Penn State University’s Team Competition Camp in State College. The 19 teams got whittled down to the top seven playing in the Gold bracket on Sunday in the three-day camp. During pool play on ...

Steelheads close season with Mid-Atlantic Super Select title

PITTSBURGH – Warren’s Nick Hussey dominated over 5 2/3 innings, allowing just one unearned run in helping lead the Erie Steelheads to yet another title, 7-3 over the Motor City Chiefs (Detroit) in the championship game of the University of Pittsburgh Mid-Atlantic Super Select. The win ...