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Warren girls roll past Bradford, head into Region 6 play unbeaten

The 9-game slate before the Region 6 schedule begins for the Warren Lady Dragons featured a mixture of tough games and smooth sailing against overmatched opponents. And while Saturday’s 55-23 win over Bradford falls into the latter category, it also ensured that the Lady Dragons passed ...

Knights finish off strong showing at Tool City tourney

MEADVILLE, Pa. – After a very strong first day at the Tool City Tournament, Eisenhower was perhaps hoping for a little better on Saturday. Nevertheless, the Knights finished eighth in the loaded 25-team field and had six wrestlers reach the medal stand in the 40th edition of the ...

Lady Knights battle in setback to Cochranton

COCHRANTON, Pa. – Cochranton had four players score in double figures en route to a 60-39 Region 2 win over Eisenhower on Saturday. That being said, the Lady Knights (4-7 overall, 2-4 Region 2), after spotting Cochranton a 14-3 lead in the first quarter, hung with the Region 2 contender ...

Getting personal: Dragons score big win at Harbor Creek

HARBOR CREEK, Pa. – For the Warren seniors, this one was personal. Having never won at Harbor Creek during their time in a Dragon uniform, they came out after a slow first half for both teams and dominated over the final 16 minutes en route to a 48-29 win. “I know for these seniors, ...

Knights advance four wrestlers to semifinals on Day 1 at Tool City

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Four. That was the theme for the Eisenhower Knights on Day 1 of the prestigious Tool City Tournament on Friday at Meadville. Four Knight wrestlers – Logan Jaquay (113), Easton Hedman (126), Alex Barnett (160) and Cael Black (195) advanced to the semifinals, while EHS ...

WCCS girls win opener

Kiara Baker scored nine points to lead a balanced effort as the Warren County Christian School girls picked up a 32-14 win over Erie Bethel in their season opener on Friday. The Lady Lions return to action on Monday. – – – WCCS (32) McKenna Phelps 3-2-0-6, Delaney Nizzi ...

Keystone’s finest

Warren senior linebacker Aidan Morrison was selected to the PFN Class 5A Coaches Select All-State second team, PA Football News announced Thursday. It’s Morrison’s second all-state selection. He was the Class 4A PA Football Writers All-State first team punter in 2016. Players were ...

Youngsville boys get revenge on Maplewood

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – The Youngsville Eagles got a measure of revenge on Thursday, rallying from an early double-digit deficit to earn a 47-45 win over Region 3 foe Maplewood. The Tigers handed the Eagles an overtime setback in the Sheffield Sports Booster Tip-Off Tournament last week, but it ...

Youngsville girls roll past visiting Union City

The Youngsville Lady Eagles took almost a full quarter to find their rhythm Thursday night, but once they did, they rolled past visiting Union City, 42-26. It took 2:22 for the Eagles to get on the board, and they were up just 8-3 after the first quarter. “Once we start making shots, ...

Bulldogs notch tough road win over VC

A long layoff proved to be no problem for the Tidioute Bulldogs, as they earned a hard-fought 54-49 win over Venango Catholic on Thursday. The Bulldogs (5-2) started out a little sluggish, but turned in a very impressive second-half performance. Jared Veasey led the way with 16 points and ...

Eagles fall at Corry

CORRY, Pa. – Host Corry beat Youngsville 72-9 in wrestling action on Thursday. Jake DeSimone pinned Xavier Reyda at heavyweight for the Eagles, while Collin Clough earned a 9-3 decision over Damion Kinney at 120. – – – Corry 72, Youngsivlle 9 120: Collin Clough, YOUN, dec. ...

Dragon swim teams fall to powerhouse McDowell

The Warren Area High School swim teams returned from their holiday break to face talented McDowell squads, with the boys falling 109-65 and the girls 144-35. “You don’t know how they’re going to respond to it,” said Warren coach Russ Beyer of the layoff. “We’ve been ramping up ...

‘Home sweet home’

As Dorothy famously said, “there’s no place like home.” Warren wrestlers took their home mat for the first time this season and came away with an impressive 42-30 Region 5 win over McDowell Wednesday. It was the Dragons’ first win over the Trojans since 2013, when McDowell rested many ...

Knights take care of business against Cambridge Springs

Eisenhower coach Kris Black was nervous, if only slightly, at how his team was going to come out following a lengthy layoff during the holiday break. The Knights had no issues. Behind a number of impressive performances, EHS rolled to a 53-20 win over a quality Cambridge Springs team in ...

Lady Dragons start 2019 with convincing win vs. Jamestown

Margo Loutzenhiser missed her first free throw attempt of the game Wednesday. And that was about the only thing that went wrong for the Lady Dragons in a decisive 62-30 win over visiting Jamestown (N.Y.). Warren opened with an 11-0 run and led 18-6 after the first quarter. “It was another ...

Dynamic Duo

Sheffield had a game plan, but the Eisenhower duo of Emiley Wheeler and Lydia Giannini blew it up. Wheeler exploded for a career-high 28 points and Giannini had 13 points and pulled down 17 rebounds as the Lady Knights (4-6) beat their county rivals for the second time this season, 47-17 on ...

Warren wrestlers take 2nd at Major Tom Carr Duals

ERIE – The Warren wrestling team went 4-1 to take second place at the Major Tom Carr Duals at Erie High School Saturday. The Dragons rolled to wins over Girard, Seneca and North East, fell to Cranberry and finished with a win over Erie. Three individual wrestlers, Ryan Madigan, Avery Smith ...

Lady Dragons roll past Karns City, improve to 7-0

OIL CITY, Pa. – Playing an overmatched opponent for the second time in as many days, the Warren Lady Dragons stayed 100 percent focused, rolling to a 52-13 win over Karns City in the Oil City Holiday Games. Warren (7-0) scored the first 26 points of the game and led 31-3 at halftime. ...

Youngsville rallies past Sheffield in consolation game

A 17-4 Youngsville run during the late third and early fourth quarters put the Eagles ahead for good as they held on to defeat Sheffield, 43-39, in the Sheffield Sports Boosters Christmas Tournament consolation game Friday. The Wolverines were up 28-19 with 2:30 to play in the third when Gage ...

Ike girls drop decision to Clarion Area

KANE, Pa. – The Eisenhower Lady Knights knew they were going to see very good competition at the Kane Invitational. And while they’ll leave without a victory, they did gain a lot of valuable experience after falling to Clarion 63-41 on Friday. “Again, we came out and I thought we ...