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Wolverines fall to Elk County Catholic

Aujamier Slappy-Washington threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes to Caden Smead and Mirhan Price, but it wasn’t nearly enough, as Elk County Catholic knocked off the Wolverines, 57-14 on Saturday on Wolverine Mountain. Elk County Catholic's (4-3) offense was in full gear from the ...

Dragons triumph on Youth Soccer Day

The Warren boys soccer team defeated the Franklin Knights on Saturday at War Memorial Field, 7-0. Scoring leaders were Caleb Lindell with three goals, Zane Anderson had two, and Ryon Flatt had three assists. “We dominated the match and had plenty of scoring opportunities,” said Warren ...

SuperKwik Half Marathon

Patty and Jeff Caruso cross the finish line Saturday morning at the SuperKwik Half Marathon.

Unbeaten Maplewood powers past Knights

Kaleb Donor’s five total touchdowns led a balanced Maplewood attack in a 52-21 win at Eisenhower Friday. The Tigers ran for 279 yards, threw for 203 more and held the Knights to just 183 total yards. Maplewood clinched at least a share of the Region 2 title with the win as well. ...

Dragons roll past Corry on Senior Night

The seniors on the Warren football team have been through a lot. On Friday, they took the War Memorial Field for the final time and put on one last show for the home fans in a 47-28 drubbing of Corry. “This senior class had seen a lot,” said Warren coach Mark Morelli. “They’ve ...

Tidioute volleyball tops Eisenhower

Tidioute earned a 3-1 volleyball win over Eisenhower on Friday, 25-21, 25-19, 16-25, 25-13 in the Bulldogs’ ‘Pink Out’ game. Leading the winners were Kelsey Nuttall (1 assist, 6 digs), Shelby Proctor (3 aces, 2 kills, 8 digs), Nakiesha Krouse (2 aces, 7 kills, 1 assist, 13 digs), Jenna ...

Seniors Wortman, Nyquist honored; Dragons stay hot with sweep of North East

Shortly after they walked off the floor following their 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-19) win over North East, Warren seniors Grace Wortman and Lex Nyquist got treated to a rousing chorus of ‘thank you seniors’ from their Flannel Panel classmates. It was an appropriate tribute on Senior Night, ...

Sheffield drops 5-set thriller to St. Marys

One of the hardest things for young teams to learn is how to close out a victory in a close game against a tough opponent. The Sheffield volleyball team very nearly learned that lesson against St. Marys Thursday at the Ralph J. Santo gymnasium. The Wolverines pushed the Lady Dutch to the ...

Warren soccer routs Oil City

aclose@timesobserver.com OIL CITY, Pa. – Caleb Lindell scored five goals and Mark Lynds, Joe Letko and Roman Sheets all scored their first varsity goals as the Warren boys soccer team rolled to a 15-1 win over Oil City on Thursday. Lindell scored a hat trick in the first 7:16 of the ...

Dragons set to take aim at Corry

aclose@timesobserver.com Coming off the first win over General McLane in program history, the 4-3 Warren Dragons look to continue that positive momentum into tonight’s home finale against Corry. There will be more motivation, however, for the Dragons. Not only will this serve as ...

Knights aim to slow down unbeaten Maplewood

The football scheduling gods were not kind to Eisenhower to start October. After traveling to Region 1 co-leader Reynolds last week, the Knights return home tonight for a clash with Region 2 leader and undefeated Maplewood. Eisenhower (2-5 overall, 2-1 Region 2) led Reynolds 6-0 early in ...

High School football picks

CLOSE’S PICKS Warren County Friday Warren 42, Corry 21 Maplewood 28, Eisenhower 14 Saturday Elk County Catholic 35, Sheffield 21 District 10 Friday Farrell 28, Reynolds 7 West Middlesex 31, Mercer 14 Union City 42, Saegertown 0 Cochranton 14, Cambridge Springs ...

Dragon netters conclude season at D-10 doubles

ERIE, Pa. – The Lady Dragons tennis team concluded its season Thursday by traveling the Westwood Racket Club in Erie to play in the D10 doubles tournament. Warren’s No. 2 doubles team of Rylie Yeager and Amanda Gray defeated Erie’s Kailyn Fedak and April Paw, 8-5 in the first round, ...

Meadville edges Warren in Region 6 battle

Most teams spend preseason camp working out the kinks and finding the optimal lineup to put them in the best position to succeed once the season starts. The Warren girls soccer team is being forced to do that work on the fly lately due to injury. The Lady Dragons were unable to find the ...

Lady Knights top visiting Seneca

Caroline Smelko’s second-half goal lifted Eisenhower to a 1-0 win over visiting Seneca Wednesday. The win kept the Lady Knights within a game of second place in a suddenly crowded top of the Region 3 standings. “As always, Caroline was a key player on the field, transitioning quickly ...

Warren volleyball rolls past Villa on Pink Out night

Don’t look now, but the Warren volleyball team is starting to hit its stride. After a 1-4 start to the season, the Dragons have won six of their last seven, including four straight following a 25-19, 25-19 and 25-14 sweep over visiting Villa Maria Tuesday. “We went through some growing ...

Eagles run strong at home course

The Youngsville cross country teams hosted Seneca and Fort LeBoeuf at the Warren County Fairgrounds on Tuesday. Phoneix Lindell led the boys with a seventh-place finish, while Julia Bojaczko was fourth for the girls. “It was a good day for a race at the Warren County Fairgrounds,” ...

Dragons drop showdown with Bradford

BRADFORD, Pa. – Warren’s second Region 5 soccer showdown against Bradford this season went much like the first. That wasn’t good news for the Dragons, who came out once again on the short end of a 4-1 decision. “We came out really flat in the first ten minutes and didn’t play ...

WAHS netters impressive at Tri-County

The Lady Dragons tennis team returned to Buhl Park on Monday to resume play in the rain-delayed Tri-County Tournament. Rain on Wednesday forced organizers to stop play, leaving the 3 doubles matches to be continued. Warren’s three doubles teams of Rylie Yeager and Sydney Govoni, Isabella ...