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Warren softball grinds out road win over Franklin

FRANKLIN - Warren made the most of its five hits, holding off Franklin, 5-4, on Thursday. Ellie Lobdell battled for seven innings, leaving two runners on in the seventh to hold on. Trailing 1-0, Lobdell’s two-run blast in the fourth gave the Dragons (6-1) the lead. An inning later, Lex ...

Dragon tennis too much for Harbor Creek

Warren’s boys tennis team picked up its fourth straight win with a 4-1 victory over Harbor Creek at Betts Park Thursday. “We had impressive wins bookend a total team effort,” Warren coach Travis Myler said. Caleb Ei got things going at first singles with 6-1, 6-0 win over Jack Murphy. ...

Dragons drop back-and-forth thriller to HC

HARBOR CREEK, Pa. – One great comeback deserved another in Thursday’s Region 7 showdown between Warren and Harbor Creek. In what has become one of District 10’s best baseball rivalries, it seemed only fitting. With his team trailing 3-0 with two on and one out in the top of the ...

Youngsville girls, Sheffield boys earn wins

TIONESTA, Pa. – Youngsville’s girls and Sheffield’s boys track and field teams picked wins in a tri-meet at North Clarion Thursday. The Lady Eagles topped the Wolverines, 82-41, but were narrowly edged by the Wolves, 77-73. The Wolverines beat the Eagles, 79-62. The Wolves topped the ...

Eisenhower boys victorious over Johnsonburg

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – The Eisenhower track and field teams traveled to Johnsonburg and came away with a split, with the boys earning a 76-68 win and the girls falling 88-54. The winning Eisenhower 4x800 relay team of Alex Hummell, Ethan Kellogg, Cody Anthony and Tyson Morrison qualified for ...

Youngsville softball plays well in setback to Seneca

The Youngsville Eagles turned in a strong effort in a 14-8 setback to Seneca on Thursday. YHS pounded out six extra-base hits, led by Sam Wilhelm (two doubles), Kamryn Weissinger (triple), Jena Wilson (triple), Erin Dunn (double) and Cassie Dalrymple (double). “The girls played really ...

Eagles fall to West Middlesex

West Middlesex slowly built a 9-0 lead against Youngsville before exploding for a 6-run sixth en route to a 15-0 Region 1 win at Davis Street Field Wednesday. The Big Reds scored in five of the six innings while keeping the Eagles off the board despite getting multiple runners in scoring ...

Penn State QB Stevens enters transfer portal

Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens, thought by many to be the heir apparent to Trace McSorley, is now in the NCAA transfer portal, as first reported by Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The news comes on the heels of head coach James Franklin's comments following the annual Blue-White ...

Dragons beat RG for second win in as many days

ROCKY GROVE, Pa. – For the second time in just over a week’s time, Warren boys tennis blanked Rocky Grove. The Dragons won 5-0 at the Orioles Wednesday to improve to 4-2 on the season. Warren revamped its lineup a bit for the second match with RG. AJ Seyler was a straight set winner at ...

Youngsville boys race to victory over Union City

UNION CITY, Pa. – Youngsville’s track and field team earned a dual meet split at Union City Tuesday. The boys topped the Bears, 78-53, while the Lady Eagles fell 88-61. “We were a little tight from the Harbor Creek meet over the weekend, but the kids pushed through,” Youngsville ...

Warren girls earn win over Corry

CORRY, Pa. – On a brisk Tuesday afternoon, the Warren girls track and field team came away with an 84-66 win at Corry, while the boys fell by an 87-63 score. Lydia Latimer, Myah Madril and Naomi Hahn were among the Lady Dragons that led the way. Latimer tallied three individual ...

Dragon tennis blanks Titusville, 5-0

Warren’s boys tennis team took advantage of a depleted Titusville squad to pick up a 5-0 win at Betts Park Tuesday. The Dragons were hardly challenged, winning each match in straight sets. “This was a solid team win,” Warren coach Travis Myler said. “We will take it a move from ...

Ike softball falls at UC

UNION CITY, Pa. – Union City scored 14 of its 15 runs in the first inning en route to a 15-0, 3-inning softball win over the Eisenhower Lady Knights on Tuesday. “It wasn’t our best performance tonight,” said Eisenhower assistant coach Amber Fox. Lexi Head started the game on the ...

Erratic weather forces changes to sports schedules

Severe thunderstorms with tornadic activity Sunday night, followed by a return to winter weather conditions on Monday wiped out the high school sports slate to begin the week. Starting at Warren, the Dragon baseball team’s Region 7 contest at rival Harbor Creek will now be played this ...

The great American uniter, Tiger Woods

Sports are the world’s greatest theater, and Tiger Woods provided us with a performance on Sunday that is far greater than anything I have ever seen on the silver screen. As Americans, we love stories of redemption, and sports have given us two of the all-time greatest comeback stories in ...

Dragons’ Berdine tosses 1-hit shutout in first varsity start

Warren sophomore Ben Berdine is no longer the Dragons’ best-kept secret. Making his first career varsity start on the mound, Berdine was dazzling, tossing a 1-hit shutout as the Dragons rolled to a 10-0, 6-inning win over Slippery Rock on a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon at Legion ...

Lobdell does it all in Warren’s victory over Slippery Rock

All was quiet for five innings in Warren softball’s second game with Slippery Rock this week. After beating the Rockets, 11-1, on Wednesday, the Dragons found themselves in a scoreless tie in the bottom of the sixth in the Saturday afternoon home game. Ellie Lobdell changed that with ...

Dragons shine at Brookville Invitational

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – The Warren Area High School track and field teams turned in a big day at the 20-team Demans Brookville Invitational on Saturday. The girls were outstanding, with the distance runners stealing the show. Naomi Hahn (12:02.99) and Kayla Giambrone (12:26.85) went 1-2 in ...

Ike strong at Franklin; Eagles impress at HC Invite

Currie Hultman led the way with a third in the javelin (105-7), Lydia Giannini earned a sixth-place finish in the shot put (32-4), Alex Barnett fifth in the pole vault (9-9) and the boys 4x100 relay team of Caleb Robinault, Jared Martone, Riley West and Nate Holt was fifth in 47.18. The ...

Gold bracket champs

Flash 18u captured the gold bracket title at Westminster College on Sunday. The team consists of 5 seniors who have signed to play at the next level, and 2 juniors. Players from left to right are: Maria Amory, Alissa Dickson, Sophie Varndell, Kat Ledford, Warren’s Lex Nyquist, Belle Snyder, ...