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Rainy weather forces prep postponements

Heavy rains in Warren County postponed many high school sporting events on Thursday.Among those games wiped out were Central at Warren baseball, Maplewood at Youngsville softball, Warren at Meadville softball and Eisenhower at Union City softball.The Eisenhower at UC softball game has a ...

Warren’s rally comes up just short in opener

Defending District 10 champion Warren spotted McDowell a 6-1 lead in its season opener on Wednesday.They nearly came back.Behind the key hitting of some of its youngest players, the Lady Dragons battled back to a 1-run deficit, but ultimately came out on the short end of a 7-6 decision."I loved ...

Strong performances for Youngsville in first meet of season

CORRY - Youngsville was swept in its season opening track meet Wednesday at Corry, but the Eagles did walk away with several district qualifiers and some strong individual performances.On the girls' side, the Lady Eagles fell to Corry by a final score of 85-60.Brooke Messinger took first place ...

Teams show great character after epic championship

Kris Jenkins' shot to win the national championship will be a moment frozen in time, to be played back for years to come.It capped a thrilling 77-74 victory for Villanova that was without question one of the best college basketball championship games of all time.But I don't want to focus on ...

Jackals going to playoffs

The Jamestown Jackals have made the Premier League basketball playoffs.Finishing the season a week early, the Jackals are ranked in third place in the Northeast Division. Due to the early arrival of playoffs, the Jackals' home games against New England Shamrocks have been cancelled.Playoff ...

Casey KO’s Kane: Vincent whiffs 20 as Knights roll

Wednesday's non-region baseball game between Eisenhower and Kane was delayed over an hour while the teams waited for a crew of umpires to arrive.The added wait didn't seem to bother Casey Vincent.Vincent tossed all seven innings, striking out 20 batters while walking none to lead the Knights to ...

Hurst baseball extends streak to nine games

With conference play now in full swing, the Mercyhurst Lakers are showing why they were tabbed as one of Division II baseball's best at the start of the season.Helped by a trio of Warren products - Hank Morrison, Collin Fantaskey and Matt Jaskolka - the Lakers extended their winning streak to ...

White bowls 778

Warren Overhead Door won the second half of the Jackson Valley Classic at Riverside Lanes. Matt White topped the field on Monday with a 778 series behind a high game of 289.The Cardinals claimed the Daybreakers League Championship without a roll-off by winning both the first and second half of ...

Dragons pick up first win of season

ST. MARYS Warren picked up its first win of the season Saturday, topping St. Marys 9-7.It was the second game in as many days against a District 9 foe, as the Dragons avenged an 11-0 loss to Bradford on Friday."It was the exact opposite of the day before," said Warren coach Rick Eaton. "We ...

Jackals earn wild 130-120 victory

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. Behind 41 points by Darrell Miller, the Jamestown Jackals earned a 130-120 win over the Chautauqua Hurricanes on Friday.Miller shot a blistering 15-of-21 from the floor and 11-of-15 from the free throw line and also added 12 rebounds.His performance offset a big effort by ...

Area 8 wrestlers place at states

ERIE The following Area 8 youth wrestlers were place winners at the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) State Championships held at the Erie Insurance Arena on Friday and Saturday. In total, 980 wrestlers from the 14 Areas of Pennsylvania participated in the tournament.Age group/weight ...

Final Four demolition; Pitt’s Conner keeps inspiring

At the pinnacle of a sport, more often than not you can expect close, competitive games.That wasn't the case Saturday night in Houston, as Villanova and North Carolina rolled into Monday's championship game with, in the Wildcats' case, a record-breaking performance.Their 95-51 win over Oklahoma ...

Eagles, Knights, Dragons all drop baseball openers

The Youngsville Eagles opened their season with a 5-0 non-region loss to Seneca Friday at Davis Street Field.Seneca starter Dominic Rupp scattered four hits over six innings of work to pick up the win on the mound and Jesse Magee shut the door in the bottom of the seventh. Rupp and Magee ...

Lady Eagles fall to Seneca

The Lady Eagles kept close throughout most of Friday's non-region game against Seneca, but couldn't overcome a huge seventh inning in a 13-2 loss in their season opener.Youngsville trailed 5-2 after six before Seneca exploded for eight runs in the final frame."Our bats weren't there," said ...

Head named first-team star

After a season in which he placed second in the state at 160 pounds, Eisenhower senior Louie Head added Region 3 First-Team All-Star to his list of accomplishments when the district's all-region teams were released on Friday.Head finished the regular season with only one loss before winning ...

Spring starters: Dragons open season with win

The Warren boys tennis program was hit hard by graduation, but that didn't stop the Dragons from picking up right where they left off with a 5-0 sweep of Oil City in the season opener Wednesday at Betts Park.In the first singles match, Warren's Noah Colvin cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Oil ...

Hahn selected to play in Pa. all-star game

Warren Area High School senior D.J. Hahn has been selected to play in the Pennsylvania East vs. West All-Star game Saturday, April 9 at 2:15 p.m. at Harrisburg Christian High School.Hahn, who will play at California University of Pennsylvania this winter, helped lead the Lady Dragons to their ...

Local track athletes thriving for SRU

The Lakers are currently 16-8 overall and return to action with a four-game set against Clarion this weekend.---Eisenhower's Aaron Jackson picked up another win on the mound for the Gannon Golden Knights, going seven innings and allowing two runs in a 3-2 victory over Pitt-Johnstown on Friday. ...

‘Cuse vindicated; UConn women raise the bar for others in sport

I really hate to keep beating this drum, because I didn't expect Syracuse to be in the Final Four, but the fact that they made it only further proves my point.At 19-13 entering the tournament, the Orange had one of the weakest resumes among all the at-large teams, yet here they are along with ...

Sperry, Hamilton selected to play in Big 30

Youngsville's Jacob Sperry and Eisenhower's Jacob Hamilton have been selected to play in the Big 30 All-Star gameHere is a brief bio of each as done by the Big 30 committee.Jacob SperryYoungsville High SchoolHeight: 6'0"- Weight: 275 lbs.Offense: Center- Defense: Nose TackleJacob plans to ...