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Dragons fall by 1 run for fifth time this season

The Warren Dragons certainly hope the postseason will bring them better luck in close games, because they have been snakebit in the regular season. Saturday’s game against Meadville was the latest such example After the Dragons rallied to take a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the sixth, ...

Lady Dragons topple Olean at St. Bonaventure

OLEAN, NY - Warren had a nice opportunity to play on the turf at St. Bonaventure University Friday, and also had a nice game, beating Olean, 5-1, in the cross-state contest. Ellie Lobdell, as she often has, got the offense going to the tune of a two-run homer, and the Dragons hit for power all ...

Dragons drop extra innings pitchers’ duel vs. St. Marys

Those in attendance to watch Friday’s game between Warren and St. Marys were treated with a pair of brilliant pitching performances. Utimately, however, it was one swing of the bat from the Dutch’s Shane Price that made the difference. With one on and out in the top of the eighth, Price ...

Big inning dooms Youngsville in setback to Saegertown

A 13-run fourth inning turned a 1-run game into a blowout and Saegertown cruised to an 18-3, five inning win at Youngsville Friday. The Panthers (8-6) lead 4-3 after three innings, but collected 11 hits and took advantage of several Eagles (3-12) miscues to break the game wide open in the ...

Lady Knights keep rolling with win over Iroquois

ERIE, Pa. – Eisenhower broke out the bats early en route to its fourth win in five games, 12-3, in six innings, at Iroquois Thursday. The Lady Knights (5-10 overall, 3-4 Region 2) used a 6-run second inning to help avenge a 5-2 loss to the Lady Braves (5-12, 3-4) earlier this season. Alexis ...

Youngsville softball falls to Cambridge Springs

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – The Youngsville Lady Eagles battled the elements against Cambridge Springs on Thursday. And despite a 15-0 setback, coach Scott Ishman continues to see improvement. Kamryn Weissinger had two hits, including a double, while Erin Dunn and Cassie Dalrymple also had ...

Senior walk off

While nearly every team celebrates a Senior Night late in the home schedule, it’s often an underclassmen who makes the biggest impact on the game. Eisenhower baseball honored a pair of seniors Wednesday night, and one of them turned that night into a special senior moment. With two outs, ...

Knights top Bobcats

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Eisenhower softball got the bats going late and defeated Seneca, 8-3, to pick up its third win in four games. The Bobcats (2-10 overall, 0-6 Region 2) grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first, but the Knights (4-10, 2-4) plated four in the fourth and two more in the fifth to put the ...

Rafalski fires no-hitter against LeBoeuf, Dragons triumph

ERIE, Pa. – Ryan Rafalski is putting it all together at the right time for the Warren Dragons. In a season full of solid pitching performances to date, the junior took it to another level against Fort LeBoeuf on Tuesday, hurling a no-hitter and striking out 11 in the process at Ainsworth ...

Warren softball clinches share of Region 7 title

Warren clinched at least a share of the Region 7 title with an 18-1 win over visiting Villa Maria on Tuesday. Six of Warren’s starters celebrated their Senior Day prior to the contest, and continued to celebrate with a seven-run first inning. Warren would score 11 more in the second ...

Sheffield falls to Elk County Catholic

Sheffield softball had early opportunities to catch visiting Elk County Catholic, but couldn’t get a hit with runners in scoring position in an 11-0, six inning loss Tuesday. The Crusaders scored four runs in the first inning, then gradually chipped away until they had a 10-run lead. ...

Young Eagles shine against Seneca

WATTSBURG, Pa. – It was time to shine for some of the youngest members of the Youngsville Eagles track and field teams on Tuesday. And while both squads fell short in the team results, there were a number of breakout performances. Sophomore Phoenix Lindell won the 400 and 200 for the ...

Four more Knights qualify for districts

TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Titsuville’s track and field teams secured the Region 4 title with a sweep of visiting Eisenhower Tuesday. The Lady Rockets defeated the Lady Knights, 102-47, while the boys won 95-55. The sweep capped an undefeated season for both teams. Eisenhower had four more ...

Warren track teams earn sweep over visiting Franklin

On a perfect day for a meet, the Warren boys and girls rolled to victories over visiting Franklin – 103-38 for the girls and 76-65 for the boys. The girls took first in 15 events en route to the win, including all three relays. Lydia Latimer won the 200, 400 and high jump, clearing 5-3 ...

Dragons fall by 1 run to Harbor Creek for 2nd time

Warren fell into 4-0 and couldn’t come all the way back in a 4-3 Region 7 loss to visiting Harbor Creek Monday. The win clinched at least a share of the Region 7 title for the Huskies, their second straight region championship. All four of the Dragons’ losses this season have been by a ...

Warren softball rolls past Harbor Creek

HARBORCREEK, Pa. – The Warren Lady Dragons took advantage of six Harbor Creek errors and used a balanced offensive attack en route to a 9-1 victory. The win gave Warren (11-1 overall, 4-0 Region 7) a sweep of the regular-season series. Ellie Lobdell was brilliant once again, allowing just ...

Eisenhower powers past Iroquois

Eisenhower struck early, then closed the game with a flourish in an 11-1 Region 4 win over visiting Iroquois Monday. The Knights got another complete game win, this time from Tegan Gray, to pick up their second-straight victory. Zane Alexander had three hits and Zach Rohlin a pair of RBI to ...