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Eisenhower wrestlers make quick work of Youngsville

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

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 ...

Dragons fade late in loss at Cathedral Prep

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

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

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 ...

Sheffield girls rally past Oil City for first win

After a tough start to the season at their tip-off tournament, Tuesday sure felt good for the Sheffield girls basketball team. The Lady Wolverines overcame a scoreless first quarter to beat Oil City, 33-26. “We didn’t score a bucket until the 6:42 mark of the second quarter, which ...

Dragon matmen drop exciting match to Redbank Valley in opener

In a match that featured 11 pins, it was visiting Redbank Valley that earned a tough 48-33 win over the Warren Dragons in their season opener on Tuesday at Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium. The Dragons gave up forfeits at 113 and 126, so in actuality, the match was even closer than the score would ...

Sitler, Nyquist earn D-10 volleyball honors

The honors just keep coming for Warren volleyball players. Dragons Lex Nyquist and Jordan Sitler were named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-District 10 team the PVCA announced late Monday. Nyquist was a first team honoree and Sitler earned second team ...

Dutch top Dragons

There was plenty of excitement coming into Monday’s game for the Warren Dragons. After all, they were fresh off a thrilling win in the championship game of the Brookville tip-off tournament and had an energetic crowd for their home opener against St. Marys. The visiting Dutchmen put a bit ...

Little League returns to Warren County

After a seven-year absence, Little League baseball is returning to Warren County in 2020. And yes, that means all-stars will be back as well. Little League and the Warren County Youth Baseball/Softball Association announced the new charter Monday. “We’re officially back in Little ...

Nyquist earns all-state honors

Add another notch to the belt of Warren volleyball’s Lex Nyquist. The senior setter was selected to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association AAA All-State team Sunday. It was Nyquist’s second straight all-state selection. The selection caps a career that has seen Nyquist become ...

Warren swimmers sweep St Marys

ST MARYS, Pa. —The Warren swim team opened its season with a sweep at St. Marys Monday. The boys nearly doubled up their hosts with a 71-36 win, while the girls came away with a 94-83 victory. Both the boys and girls teams saw a number of swimmers qualify for districts as well. The girls ...

Bablak at the buzzer sends Dragons to tourney title

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Nothing but net! Tom Bablak’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer lifted the Warren Dragons to a dramatic 63-61 win over Brookville in the host school’s tip-off tournament championship game Saturday night. After both teams earned blowout wins on Friday, this game was anything ...

Consolation prize

After a tough opener, the Youngsville and Sheffield girls basketball teams had a chance to right the ship in the consolation game of the Sheffield Tip-Off Tournament. Thanks to a balanced effort, it was the Lady Eagles who got their first win of the season, 34-20. “I’m really proud of ...

Lady Dragons drop Tip-Off title game to Mercyhurst Prep

These are the games you want to play. Warren coach Lisa LaVan has said it time and again about early-season tests. And despite her young team dropping a 52-40 decision to a talented and senior-laden Mercyhurst Prep in the 7th annual Lady Dragon Tip-Off Tournament title game, there is plenty ...

Eagles fall in RBV tourney title game

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Youngsville led at the half, but a big second half from West Shamokin lifted the Wolves to a 59-45 win in the championship game of the Redbank Valley Tip-Off Tournament Saturday evening. The Wolves’ Trevor Smulik was a 1-man wrecking crew, drilling six 3’s en route ...

Tidioute girls roll past Forest Area

TIONESTA, Pa. – Nakiesha Krouse scored 20 points and Angelina ‘Boo’ Sabella had a career-high 17 as Tidioute Charter rolled past Forest Area, 53-22, in the consolation game of the Forest Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs outscored the Fires 19-3 in the first quarter and ...

Warren officials work PIAA title game

The officiating crew of Tom Santo, Steve Norris, Lou Vizza, Wayne Anderson, Jason Hoffman, Paul Giannini and Matt Pascuzzi, from Warren, worked the PIAA Class 4A state title game between Thomas Jefferson and Dallas. TJ won the game, 46-7. This was the third time working a state title game for ...

Eagles power past Redbank Valley

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Youngsville coach Jesse DeLoof said simply: “That’s not a game we win last year.” That comment, even though it’s early in the season, speaks to the maturation of his Eagle squad. Behind 23 points and 12 rebounds from Gage Hendrickson, the Eagles battled past ...

Youngsville, Sheffield girls, Sheffield boys drop openers

A 17-0 run over the second and third quarters pushed Mercer to a 54-27 win over Youngsville in the opening game of the Sheffield Sports Boosters Tipoff Tournament Friday. The Mustangs (1-0) held the Eagles (0-1) scoreless for 5:44 of game time to blow the game open. Julia Balaski scored ...