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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 ...

Lady Knights earn win over District 9 foe Smethport

Eisenhower picked up its third win of the season, 9-6 over Smethport on Monday. Alexis Courtney belted three hits, while Lexi Head had a double and two RBI. Courtney was the winning pitcher, striking out seven. “I’m glad to see them finally playing like the strong team I know they ...

Sheffield falls to Johnsonburg

Emily Leichtenberger, Marissa Grubbs and Ashley Frederick all had monster days at the plate for Sheffield, but it wasn’t enough in an 18-4, 6-inning loss to Johnsonburg on Monday. Johnsonburg, one of top teams in District 9, scored multiple runs in each of the first three innings and six ...

Balanced Warren attack leads to 10th straight victory

Great pitching and timely hitting has been a recipe for success for Warren softball, and it was again on Saturday against Franklin. Kelsey Stuart, Lex Nyquist and Celia Chase all came up with key hits against Franklin ace Gracie Stryffeler, and Ellie Lobdell was once again brilliant on the ...

Dragon offense keeps rolling as win streak reaches six

There isn’t much slowing down the Warren offense these days. Jamestown (NY) was the latest victim, as the Dragons collected 13 hits and cruised to a 14-0, 5-inning win. The victory is the sixth straight for Warren, which has outscored its opponents 53-8 during their recent surge “We ...

Eisenhower impressive at Coudy Invite

Lydia Giannini, Caroline Smelko, Currie Hultman, Alexi Milburn, Cyrus Hazeltine, Carter Knapp and Nate Holt helped lead the Eisenhower Knights at the Coudersport Invitational on Friday. Giannini earned a pair of second-place finishes in the discus and shot put, while Hultman was second in the ...

Warren, Youngsville compete at Oil City Invitational

OIL CITY, Pa. – Naomi Swartzbaugh and Jake Hogg led the Youngsville Eagles at the Oil Country Invitational on Saturday. Warren competed as well, with some of their top athletes in action at the Altoona Invitational. Swartzbaugh won the 300 hurdles with a blistering time of 47.68 and she ...

Rafalski drives in 7, powers Dragons past Bradford

Tweaking his stance just a little bit proved to make a big difference for Warren's Ryan Rafalski. The Dragon junior got off to a slow start at the plate this season, but busted out in a big way on Friday, going 3-for-3 with a 3-run home run, two doubles and seven RBI, leading Warren to its ...

Trumbull, Eisenhower blank county rival Youngsville

Eisenhower pitcher Owen Trumbull gave up consecutive base hits to start the game at Youngsville Friday. He didn’t allow another runner to reach until the fifth inning as the sophomore threw a complete game shutout in the Knights 10-0 win over the Eagles. “I was locked in from the ...

Eagles, Knights softball split

The Youngsville and Eisenhower softball teams split at doubleheader at Youngsville Friday. The Eagles won the opening game, 13-5, for their first win of the season. The Knights came back to take game 2, 12-5, for the split. “The kids played hard,” Youngsville coach Scott Ishman said. ...

Sheffield rally falls short

TIONESTA, Pa. – Trailing by as many as nine runs, the Sheffield Lady Wolverines softball team never panicked, nearly pulling off a tremendous comeback. Sheffield went into the top of the seventh trailing 17-8, but scored six runs and had the tying run at the plate, but Forest pitcher ...

Second to none

SHARON, Pa. – Warren’s boys tennis team took second place in the annual Tri-County Tournament Wednesday in Sharon. The team of Thomas Lucks and Eli Korb won the tournament title at first doubles. Seth Conarro was a finalist at fourth singles and the doubles team of Max Harrison and Aidan ...

WAHS games postponed

Overnight and morning rains postponed a pair of Warren Area High School sporting events Thursday. Both the baseball and softball teams were scheduled to hit the road for region games and both contests have been rescheduled for next week. The baseball team’s Region 7 matchup at Fort ...

Lady Dragons rout Region 7 rival General McLane

An 8-run third inning broke the game open and Warren softball plated five more in the fourth to secure a 15-0, four-inning Region 7 win over General McLane Wednesday. Ellie Lobdell and Celia Chase each hit 2-run home runs in the game, and Lobdell threw a no-hitter in the shutout ...

Lady Knights come up just short vs. Iroquois

The Eisenhower softball team came very close to earning its second win of the season, but a 4-run third inning lifted visiting Iroquois to a 5-2 victory instead. With the game scoreless in the top of the third, Iroquois needed just two hits to score its four runs, taking advantage of three ...

Sheffield drops DH to Brockway

It was deja vu all over again on Wolverine Mountain Wednesday. Sheffield hosted Brockway for a softball doubleheader and, aside from the final scores, the games were almost mirror images of each other. The Rovers would build a lead, the Wolverines came back to tie only to fall behind again ...

Dragons cruise to sweep of Erie High

The Warren girls and boys track and field teams enjoyed their home confines of War Memorial Field on Tuesday, with the girls beating Erie High 100-40 and the boys earning a hard-fought 77-64 win. Kyleigh Wilson (100, 200), Lydia Latimer (high jump, 400), Naomi Hahn (800, 1600) and Myah ...

Wolverines race past Oswayo, NoPo

Sheffield’s track and field teams closed out the home schedule in style Tuesday with a clean sweep of the tri-meet with Northern Potter and Oswayo Valley. The girls won by a score of 71-52 over Northern Potter and were 69-44 winners against Oswayo Valley. The boys topped Northern Potter, ...

Eagles fall at home to Titusville

The Youngsville track and field teams ran into a juggernaut on their home turf Tuesday, with Titusville sweeping its way to victory, 101-39 in the girls meet and 115-22 in the boys. Both Rocket teams are leading Region 4, and they showed why, with tremendous depth. That being said, Jake ...