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Hickory, Prep lead District 10 teams in state rankings

The best football teams in the state are making plenty of waves heading into the halfway point of the season.District 9 and District 10 programs are well represented in the latest Harrisburg Patriot-News state rankings. Leading the way is Hickory (4-0), which held onto the top spot in Class ...

Team Cotton wins battle, loses war in Week 2 of LBL

Is it possible to pick up a fantasy football win and a loss all at the same time?So goes my squad in the Laid Back League - the fantasy football league we have here at the TO.Sure, it was nice to move to 1-1.No, it was not nice to lose my first round pick, Adrian Peterson, probably for the ...

Hahn, Warren girls remain unbeaten with sweep

HARBORCREEK - The Lady Dragons remained undefeated on the year with a sweep of Tuesday's Region 4 tri-meet and the Warren boys split, beating Youngsville but falling to host Harbor Creek.Naomi Hahn dominated the girls race with a winning time of 20:05 while Youngsville's Brooke Messinger ...

Lady Wolverines fall in tough battle

To put it simply, the Sheffield volleyball team has run through a gauntlet of many of the top programs to open the season.Tuesday's contest with Elk County Catholic was another such test and, despite falling 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 25-18) the Lady Wolverines once again proved that they won't back ...

Tough night on the court for county schools

Warren put up a fight to force an exciting third set after a rough start against Corry, but ultimately fell to the Lady Beavers in a sweep - 9-25, 7-25 and 25-27 - Tuesday at Warren Area Elementary Center.The loss drops the Lady Dragons' record to 2-2, both overall and in Region 4."They serve ...

Dragons finish third at Meadville Invite

MEADVILLE Warren got an excellent taste of what the District 10 individual and team championship will be like on Tuesday.Playing at the 28-team Meadville Invitational, the Dragons tied with Cathedral Prep with a 333 total, who they will be competing against in the team portion of districts. ...

Warren girls win close match against Central

ERIE The Lady Dragon tennis team took to the road yesterday to take on Central High at Frontier Park in Erie and came away with a much deserved victory, taking the match 3-2.The Warren doubles teams were sharp against the host Falcons and took both doubles matches without losing a game. The ...

Dragons net five goals in second half of non-region win over Beavers

The Warren Dragons are firing on all cylinders heading into an important stretch of region games.After more than 50 minutes of scoreless action Monday at War Memorial Field, the floodgates opened and Warren went on to claim a 5-0 win over Corry in a non-region match.The Dragons have now won ...

Lady Dragons roll to Region 5 win

OIL CITY Chelsea Winters and Mackenzie Bickling both had hat tricks, leading Warren to an 11-0 Region 5 win over Corry on Monday.The Lady Dragons (3-3 overall, 2-0 Region 5) were dominant in every facet of the game, as even keeper Paige McCullough, seeing some rare field duty, got in on the ...

Lady Lions stay unbeaten with sweep of TCCS

The Warren County Christian School Lady Lions moved their overall record to 4-0 on the year with a three-game sweep of Tidioute Charter on Monday.The Lady Lions won 25-17, 25-20 and 25-23 behind a 14-kill effort from senior middle hitter Allison Weidner, who also added a pair of blocks and one ...

Young tight ends making impact for 2-0 Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The greatest tight end in Pittsburgh Steelers history is retired, off being a dad back in his native Virginia. Heath Miller's replacement, Ladarius Green, is out indefinitely while nursing health issues that won't seem to go away.In their stead are a pair of works in progress ...

Elkers too much for Wolverines

Sheffield fell to 0-4 Saturday with a 49-0 loss to the visiting Ridgway Elkers, who remain undefeated."We got our butt's handed to us today," said Sheffield head coach Dave Fitch. "We're still not playing basic football. We're not blocking. We're not tackling. We're not running hard to the ...

Dragons roll to road victory

MEADVILLE Simon Smith recorded a hat trick as Warren rolled to a 7-1 win over Meadville in non-region action on Saturday.Since starting 0-2, the Dragons have rattled off three-straight wins, outscoring their opponents 16-2 in the process.Connor Guiffre, Griffin Suppa, Bryce McCracken, and ...

WTO rankings

The Times Observer's rankings for the Week of Sept. 18.FootballDistrict 101A/2A (19 teams) Rec. Pvs.1. Wilmington (2A) 4-0 32. Iroquois (2A) 4-0 43. Farrell (1A) 2-2 24. Cochranton (1A) ...

Warren competes at Freeport tournament

FREEPORT The Warren volleyball team played at the very competitive Freeport tournament on Saturday.The Lady Dragons opened the day playing the No. 6 ranked team in the state in class 2A, host Freeport. Although Warren played them evenly in the first set before falling 21-25, they lost the next ...

Eagles fall to Bears on homecoming

There were a few fireworks for Youngsville during Friday's homecoming game against Union City, but not nearly enough.The Bears chewed up 387 yards on the ground en route to a 45-8 Region 1 victory Friday at Mike Shine Field.Youngsville was playing without some key players Brady Kesterholt, ...

Bulldogs’ ground game too much for Dragons

MEADVILLE - Warren couldn't find an answer for Meadville's overpowering ground game in a 49-0 loss to the Bulldogs Friday night at Bender Field.Antonio Ferraro and Journey Brown both finished with three rushing touchdowns in the win while Brown also added a receiving score.As a team, the ...

Knights’ offense stymied in tough region loss

NORTH EAST Football is a game won and lost in the trenches.At least that was the case in Eisenhower's 26-0 road loss to the North East Grape Pickers on Friday night at North East High School.The North East line dominated the contest paving the way for the Grape Pickers to rush for a combined ...

Tidioute Charter lone volleyball winner

Tidioute earned an exciting 3-2 win over Erie Bethel on Thursday, 26-24, 20-25, 8-25, 25-15, 15-8.Leading the way for the Lady Bulldogs were Nettie Durstine (5 aces, 10 kills), Hanna Divido (7 kills, 18 digs, 5 aces), Bella Konkle (2 kills), Gracin Fors (1 ace, 7 kills, 4 assists, 3 digs), ...

Lady Dragons turn in strong showing at Villa megamatch

HARBORCREEK The girls golf season is heating up and there are a number of players battling at the top of District 10.Warren's Rachel Wilson and Margo Loutzenhiser tied for third, each carding a 43 at Downing Golf Course Thursday, site of Villa's megamatch.Claire Orr of McDowell took first ...