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Lady Dragons roll to victory over Oil City

OIL CITY, Pa. – No matter the score or the opponent, the Warren Lady Dragons aim to improve each time they did the court. They did that on Thursday in the Oil City Holiday Games against the host Oilers, rolling to a 64-17 win. Warren (6-0) put the game to bed early, jumping out to a ...

Youngsville boys drop OT thriller to Maplewood

A well-timed timeout can often help a team swing momentum in their favor. Trailing 30-15 in the third quarter of their Sheffield Sports Boosters Christmas Tournament game against Maplewood, Youngsville coach Jesse DeLoof called a timeout to try to make some adjustments. The Eagles responded ...

Dragons battle in close loss to Harbor Creek

HARBORCREEK, Pa. – In a hard-fought Region 5 battle at Harbor Creek, the Warren Dragon wrestlers dropped a 37-33 decision to the host Huskies. There were a number of impressive performances from the Dragons, including wins by Mabrukhe Tagba (182, forfeit), Jake Hayes (220, pin), Billy ...

Lady Knights fall to North Clarion

KANE, Pa. – The young Eisenhower Lady Knights hung with a talented North Clarion team before the She-Wolves were able to pull away for a 58-37 win at the Kane Invitational on Thursday. Lydia Giannini had a strong game for Ike (3-4), posting a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. ...

Warren JV falls to ECC in 2-OT

ST. MARYS, Pa. – A valiant effort came up just short for the Warren Dragons in the final of the Elk County Holiday JV Tournament against Elk County Catholic, 63-57 in double-overtime. Tom Bablak had a monster game for the Dragons, pouring in a game-high 22 points. ECC got a balanced ...

Accidental shooting

Officials are reporting that a young boy was accidentally shot Friday morning in the Lottsville area. Details including the condition of the boy were not released. The boy was, according to reports, shot in the leg. Pennsylvania State Police in Corry said Friday afternoon that the incident ...

Holiday hoops, wrestling on tap for county teams

The holiday season is still in full swing, and a number of county teams will be in action. One of the teams making the most noise in early season action are the Warren Lady Dragons, and they will be playing in the Oil City Holiday Games today and Friday. Warren (5-0) will play host Oil City ...

Dragons’ JV rolls past Johnsonburg

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – The Warren Dragons JV boys basketball team kept up its winning ways with a 68-46 victory over Johnsonburg in the first round of the Elk County Tournament on Wednesday. The Dragons jumped out to a 21-7 lead after the first quarter and were never threatned the rest of the ...

Knights fall to Corry

CORRY, Pa. – Brandon Elchynski poured in 26 points to lead Corry to a 77-16 win over Eisenhower in the opening round of Corry’s Christmas Tournament on Wednesday. Elchynski scored 18 of his 26 in the first half for the Beavers (2-4). In total 12 different Corry players got into the ...

From dancer to dasher

Every once in a while, you run into a don’t-underestimate-me kind of person. Ashlyn McMeans is one of those people. It’s not as much of a surprise if you know her and her family. Her brothers currently compete in multiple sports each at Warren Area High School. Ashlyn, however, ...

A family affair

The Warren Lady Dragons basketball team is riding a huge wave of momentum heading into the Christmas break. The Dragons remained perfect on the season with a 45-34 win over visiting Erie Saturday. The Royals came in averaging over 50 points per game, and the 34 they scored Saturday was ...

Mikins leads DCC past Youngsville

DUBOIS, Pa. – Going in to Saturday’s contest at DuBois Central Catholic, Youngsville coach Jesse DeLoof knew his team would have to be sharp from start to finish to come away with a win. His concerns came to fruition as the Cardinals jumped out to a 9-0 lead to start and rolled to a 66-45 ...

Putting it all together

Through six games, Warren boys coach Jeff Berdine had been waiting for his team to put everything together and get a complete performance on the court. Berdine got exactly what he had been looking for Friday when the Dragons dominated General McLane from start to finish in a critical, 66-54, ...

Knights get first win of the season

A 22-point fourth quarter outburst propelled Eisenhower’s boys basketball team to its first win of the season Friday. Jared Martone scored eight of his 12 points in the frame and the Knights defeated visiting Sheffield, 47-34. Eisenhower (1-6) held single-digit leads at the end of each of ...

Maplewood too much for TCCS girls

Nakiesha Krouse poured in a game-high 22 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers, but it wasn’t enough as visiting Maplewood defeated Tidioute, 75-33, Friday. Maplewood dominated the first half, and led 39-7 at the break. “We knew going into this game, Maplewood is a great team ...

In memory of one of their own

Warren County Career Center is honoring one of its own. Several programs have gotten together to make a joint contribution to the Hayden Salapek Football Lineman Scholarship. Salapek was part of the welding program at the career center for three years. He was killed in a September ATV ...

Lady Dragons rally for impressive road win over Greenville

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A double-digit halftime deficit on the road proved to be no problem for the Warren Lady Dragons against a talented Greenville squad on Thursday. Warren outscored its opponent from Mercer County 38-20 in the second half, including 22-7 in the third quarter en route to a ...

Knight grapplers prevail at Cochranton

COCHRANTON, Pa. – The first month of the season couldn’t have gone much better for the Eisenhower wrestling team. With a 44-28 win in an amped atmosphere at Cochranton, the Knights finished their greuling two week start to the season with a 3-1 overall record, 3-0 in Region 3, and a ...

Eagles battle in close loss to Cambridge Springs

A Youngsville team that was essentially without two starters gave visiting Cambridge Springs all it could handle in the Eagle’s Nest Thursday. The Blue Devils ultimately came away with a 56-46 win, but the Eagles put the rest of Region 3 on notice that they won’t be an easy out. “No ...

Lady Knights fall to Cambridge

The beginning and the end were very good for Eisenhower, but the middle was all Cambridge Springs. The Blue Devils showed why they are a traditional power with a 63-22 win over the Lady Knights on Thursday. “As young as we are, we’re going to make mistakes,” said Eisenhower coach ...