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Dragon Pride

Times Observer photo by Andy Close Warren quarterback Jake Kupchella busts through the Dragons’ banner, leading his teammates on to the field on Friday at War Memorial Field. Warren also busted through North East’s defense in a 41-34 win. Eisenhower also won big — on the road. For ...

Knights throttle Saegertown for first victory of season

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. - After narrowly missing picking up its first win of the season the last two weeks, Eisenhower put Saegertown away emphatically Friday. Ethan Chambers scored three times and Garrett Head twice to lead the Knights to a 52-6 win over the Panthers at Canon Memorial ...

Dragons open Region 5 play with win over Franklin

FRANKLIN, Pa. – On the strength of six second-half goals, the Warren Dragons got Region 5 play off on the right foot with a 7-0 win over Franklin on Thursday. Griffin Suppa scored all three of his goals in the final 40 minutes, Caleb Lindell had two goals and an assist and Luke Smelko ...

Warren volleyball scores big win over GM

EDINBORO, Pa. – It’s a new season. In 2017, Warren’s dreams of its first-ever District 10 volleyball title were thwarted by General McLane. And, although it’s still early in the 2018 regular season, Thursday was a sweet win for the Dragons, as they beat GM 3-1 (25-14, 16-25, 25-3, ...

Youngsville tops Warren County Christian

Conditions inside the Youngsville High School gym made it difficult for either team to maintain a rhythm, but the Eagles were able to push through for a 3-1 win over Warren County Christian School Thursday. Youngsville won the first two sets before WCCS took the third. The Eagles closed out ...

Dragons host North East

The first-game success for the Warren Dragons has faded after two-straight losses, but optimism remains and all the goals they want to accomplish are still in front of them as they get set to host North East tonight in a non-league tilt (7 p.m., War Memorial Field). Here’s some things to ...

Knights travel to Saegertown

Coming off two straight heartbreaking home losses, Eisenhower travels to Saegertown Friday for a matchup of teams looking for their first win of 2018. Victory has remained just out of Eisenhower’s grasp so far this year. The Knights battled Union City to overtime, but fell 46-44. Last ...

High School Football Predictions

Close's Picks Warren County Warren 35, North East 21 Eisenhower 42, Saegertown 7 Redbank Valley 45, Sheffield 7 – – – District 10 Grove City 49, Brashear 14 Sharpsville 35, Greenville 0 DuBois 42, Franklin 21 Fort LeBoeuf 49, Meadville 28 Farrell 35, West Middlesex ...

District 9 Game of the Week: Ridgway at Bradford

Now a third of the way through the season, a few District 9 teams have statement wins under their belts as the jockeying for playoff positioning really gets underway. One of those statement victories came from Redbank Valley in a 24-20 comeback win against Elk County Catholic in last week’s ...

District 10 Game of the Week: Oil City at General McLane

District 10 Region 7 was looked at as perhaps the most intriguing in all of D-10 at the start of the season, and through three weeks, there has been nothing that would suggest any different. Tonight, Oil City (3-0 overall, 2-0 Region 7) travels to General McLane (2-1, 2-0) in a game that ...

Eisenhower bests Tidioute Charter

Eisenhower and Tidioute squared off in a Warren County volleyball clash and it was the Lady Knights that came away with a 3-0 victory, 25-15, 25-9, 25-17 on Thursday. It was the second win of the season for Ike. “The girls continue to improve,” said Eisenhower coach Scott Olson. ...

Dragon golf finishes 7th

ERIE, Pa. – It was a tough day on the course for the Warren High golf team, as the Dragons finished seventh at the Region 6 Megamatch at Whispering Woods Golf Club. Joey Sidon did turn in another solid effort for the Dragons, carding an 80. Cathedral Prep’s Pat Kelly was medalist, ...

One four all

It took just 20 seconds for the Warren Lady Dragons soccer team to register its first goal Wednesday. Over the course of the next 79:40, they would tally 13 more en route to a 14-0 win over Oil City at War Memorial Field. Four different players registered their first career varsity goal in ...

Knights grab road win at Kane

KANE, Pa. – Eisenhower scored three first half goals and the defense made them stand up in the second half as the Lady Knights picked up a 3-0 win at Kane Wednesday. Caroline Smelko, Lydia Giannini and Leah Peterson had the tallies, with Giannini picking up the game’s only assist. Faith ...

True to form: Dragons 5th at Region 6 mega match

Region 6 golf mega matches have followed a consistent formula so far this season, and Tuesday’s match at Mound Grove Golf Course was no different. Erie Cathedral Prep dominated the match, with five of the top six individual finishes going to the Ramblers. McDowell was second, host team Fort ...

Warren X-C battles Corry, Seneca

Naomi Hahn, Kayla Giambrone and Brianne Ristau finished 1-3-5 for the Warren Area High School girls cross country team in their tri-meet with Corry and Seneca on Tuesday at the Warren State Hospital grounds. Corry was strong in the middle, taking spots 7, 9, 10, 11 and 12. For the boys, ...

Knights top Eagles in county cross country clash

Eisenhower’s boys knew what to expect from Union City Tuesday, but the Bears proved just too tough as the swept the tri-meet with the Knights and Youngsville. Union City defeated Eisenhower 23-32, and topped Youngsville 15-50. Eisenhower got the 15-49 win over Youngsville. Individually, ...

Lady Dragons roll past Erie High

There are times through the course of a season where teams will be tested. Their opponents will push them to the very limit of their ability and the team finds out what it is made of. Tuesday night inside the Joseph A. Massa gymnasium was not one of those times. Warren volleyball rolled to ...

Dragons earn exciting win over LeBoeuf

WATERFORD, Pa. – Warren’s boys soccer team closed out its early season non-region schedule with a “hard fought” 2-1 win at Fort LeBoeuf Tuesday. Caleb Lindell’s goal with 2:56 remaning was the difference as the Dragons spoiled the Bison senior night. “This was an incredible ...

Tidioute volleyball eases past Iroquois

ERIE, Pa. – Tidioute took it to Iroquois on Tuesday, winning in four sets, 25-4, 25-17, 12-25, 25-22. It was a strong effort for the Lady Bulldogs, who were led by Greysen Fors (2 aces, 2 kills, 13 assists), Ariel Meece (3 aces, 2 kills, 3 digs), Brooke Martin (1 ace, 1 kill, 7 digs), ...