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WCCS boys, girls roll to wins in consolation games

ERIE – Both the Warren County Christian School boys and girls basketball teams avenged Friday losses with Saturday victories in the consolation round of the York-Penn League Tournament on Saturday, the boys 54-24 over CCSI and the girls 54-16 over Erie Bethel. BOYS The Lions rolled past ...

Morelli honored

Warren Area High School head football coach Mark Morelli was honored at the Pennsylvania State Football Coaches Association Clinic in State College (PSFCA). They had a session called ‘Honor your Own.’ The Coaches Association hands out awards for years of service, coach of the year and ...

GJR’s height too much for Dragons to overcome in playoff loss

A lack of size has hurt the Warren basketball team all season and things were no different in the opening round of the District 10 playoffs against George Junior Republic Friday. The Tigers have a pair of forwards 6-foot-4 or better and took full advantage of that mismatch on their way to a ...

Eight Knights, two Eagles advance to Section I semifinals

UNION CITY – Eight Eisenhower Knights and a pair of Youngsville Eagles are through to the semifinals at the District 10 Section I tournament. For the Knights, Logan Jaquay, Easton Hedman, Josh Bortz, Garrett Head, Spencer Head, Alex Barnett, Matt Huling and Joey Bauer advanced, as did ...

WCCS drops a pair of close games

ERIE – Warren County Christian School’s boys and girls basketball teams traveled to Erie for the first round of the York-Penn League Tournament Friday. Both teams had late leads, but ultimately fell to their opponents. The girls dropped a heartbreaker to Calvary Baptist, 25-23, while ...

Dragons seek to extend season against GJR

It’s been an up and down sort of season for the Warren Dragons, but now they have a chance to make their mark when the stakes are the highest. For the third consecutive year, the Dragons will host a District 10 Class 4A playoff game, all against teams from Mercer County. The George ...

Knights, Eagles set for first postseason step

The winter sports postseason has arrived. The PIAA 2A District 10 Sectional tournament gets underway today in Union City and Warren County will be well represented as both Eisenhower and Youngsville wrestlers will compete. The top four wrestlers in each weight class will advance to the ...

Sheffield, Tidioute boys drop regular season finales

Sheffield gave Kane everything it wanted and then some in its regular season finale, which also served as Senior Night, but in the end a strong start was enough for the Wolves in a 56-46 triumph. “All eight seniors contributed,” said Sheffield coach Mike Knapp. “Tevon Campbell, who ...

Well done, Margo

As much as any program I’ve ever covered, the Warren Lady Dragons basketball team embodies a family. That starts at the top with coach Lisa LaVan, one of the most phenomenal people I’ve ever known, and trickles down through the entire program. It’s a team I’ve covered a lot the past ...

District 10 releases playoff brackets

District 10 released its 2018 playoff brackets Wednesday morning, with the three Warren County teams who are represented receiving the news they expected. Both the Warren Lady Dragons and Eisenhower Knights received first round byes, while the Warren boys will play host to a first round game ...

McMeans, Dragons come up just short at DuBois

DUBOIS – Devin McMeans scored a career-high 22 points, but the Warren Dragons came up just short against DuBois in their regular season finale on Wednesday, 60-56. “Dev was on fire,” said Warren coach Jeff Berdine. “Ten of 13 from the field for a career-high.” Jake Kupchella had ...

Lady Wolverines edged by Rocky Grove

In the third of a three-game home stand, the Lady Wolverines were hoping to salvage a victory on senior night, however, missed opportunities at the free throw line and lack of rhythm on offense proved too much to overcome, as Sheffield fell to visiting Rocky Grove 37-28. “Offensively, I ...

Youngsville girls top Tidioute

Youngsville jumped out to a 19-3 lead after the first quarter en route to a 54-32 win over Tidioute in the season finale for both teams. Cait Craig, playing in her final game as a Lady Eagle, finished with a game-high 22 points, while Nakiesha Krouse led Tidioute with 18 while also pulling ...

Dragons fall flat in loss to Corry

Corry opened the game at Warren with an 11-4 run and never trailed as the Beavers spoiled the Dragons’ Senior Night with a 64-37 win. Beaver senior Albert Jiang scored eight of Corry’s first 11 points on his way to a game-high 19 on the night. “This game was the exact opposite of the ...

Sheffield continues to show improvement

Coming off of an high intensity 53-49 defeat the previous night to Brockway, Sheffield looked to regroup and contend with another team they struggled against earlier in the year, the Ridgway Lady Elkers. Despite the Lady Wolverines taking the early lead and battling back from multiple deficits, ...

Union City wrestlers too much for Dragons in regular season finale

UNION CITY – Coming off a controversial loss, Warren’s wrestlers ran into a buzzsaw at Union City Tuesday. The Bears won 10 of the 13 contested matches, eight of them via pinfall, on their way to a 62-12 win over the Dragons. “Sometimes you get the bear, and sometimes the bear gets ...

Unbeaten Ridgway tops Sheffield

RIDGWAY – Undefeated Ridgway raced out to a 12-5 lead in the first quarter over visiting Sheffield Tuesday and never looked back as the Elkers rolled to a 75-20 win. The Elkers closed the game even stronger than they finished, outscoring the Wolverines 25-2 in the fourth quarter. Andy ...