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Dragon tennis blanks Titusville, 5-0

Warren’s boys tennis team took advantage of a depleted Titusville squad to pick up a 5-0 win at Betts Park Tuesday. The Dragons were hardly challenged, winning each match in straight sets. “This was a solid team win,” Warren coach Travis Myler said. “We will take it a move from ...

Ike softball falls at UC

UNION CITY, Pa. – Union City scored 14 of its 15 runs in the first inning en route to a 15-0, 3-inning softball win over the Eisenhower Lady Knights on Tuesday. “It wasn’t our best performance tonight,” said Eisenhower assistant coach Amber Fox. Lexi Head started the game on the ...

Erratic weather forces changes to sports schedules

Severe thunderstorms with tornadic activity Sunday night, followed by a return to winter weather conditions on Monday wiped out the high school sports slate to begin the week. Starting at Warren, the Dragon baseball team’s Region 7 contest at rival Harbor Creek will now be played this ...

The great American uniter, Tiger Woods

Sports are the world’s greatest theater, and Tiger Woods provided us with a performance on Sunday that is far greater than anything I have ever seen on the silver screen. As Americans, we love stories of redemption, and sports have given us two of the all-time greatest comeback stories in ...

Dragons’ Berdine tosses 1-hit shutout in first varsity start

Warren sophomore Ben Berdine is no longer the Dragons’ best-kept secret. Making his first career varsity start on the mound, Berdine was dazzling, tossing a 1-hit shutout as the Dragons rolled to a 10-0, 6-inning win over Slippery Rock on Saturday afternoon at Legion Field. “I was a ...

Lobdell does it all in Warren’s victory over Slippery Rock

All was quiet for five innings in Warren softball’s second game with Slippery Rock this week. After beating the Rockets, 11-1, on Wednesday, the Dragons found themselves in a scoreless tie in the bottom of the sixth in the Saturday afternoon home game. Ellie Lobdell changed that with ...

Dragons shine at Brookville Invitational

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – The Warren Area High School track and field teams turned in a big day at the 20-team Demans Brookville Invitational on Saturday. The girls were outstanding, with the distance runners stealing the show. Naomi Hahn (12:02.99) and Kayla Giambrone (12:26.85) went 1-2 in ...

Ike strong at Franklin; Eagles impress at HC Invite

Currie Hultman led the way with a third in the javelin (105-7), Lydia Giannini earned a sixth-place finish in the shot put (32-4), Alex Barnett fifth in the pole vault (9-9) and the boys 4x100 relay team of Caleb Robinault, Jared Martone, Riley West and Nate Holt was fifth in 47.18. The ...

Gold bracket champs

Flash 18u captured the gold bracket title at Westminster College on Sunday. The team consists of 5 seniors who have signed to play at the next level, and 2 juniors. Players from left to right are: Maria Amory, Alissa Dickson, Sophie Varndell, Kat Ledford, Warren’s Lex Nyquist, Belle Snyder, ...

Hoffman blast sparks 7-run inning in Dragons’ victory

Through three innings Thursday, the Warren softball team had collected just three hits and was clinging to a 1-0 lead over visiting Titusville. Kiersten Hoffman led off the bottom of the fourth inning and blasted a 1-1 pitch over the left-centerfield fence and sparked a 7-run outburst that ...

Sheffield boys race to victory against Johnsonburg

On their home track for the first time this season, the Sheffield Wolverines made it count. Hosting Johnsonburg, the boys recorded eight first-place finishes en route to a 72-64 win on a sunny Thursday afternoon. Caden Smead and Delentay Walker were stars for the Wolverines. Smead ...

Lady Knights earn a pair of victories

SMETHPORT, Pa. – Eisenhower’s track and field teams nearly completed a clean sweep in a tri-meet with DuBois Central Catholic and Smethport Thursday. The Lady Knights picked up a pair of wins. They defeated DCC, 102-46, and the host Hubbers, 107-34. On the boys side, the Knights topped ...

Warren routs Slippery Rock in D-10 title game rematch

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - After a two-hour bus ride, it took Warren’s bats a little time to get going. When they did, the Dragons used a 10-run fourth inning en route to an 11-1 win in a rematch of last season’s D-10 Class 4A title game. Warren and Slippery Rock traded RBI hits from Celia ...

LeBoeuf’s Clark shuts down potent Dragon lineup

Warren’s Ryan Rafalski and Fort LeBoeuf’s Riley Clark engaged in a classic pitcher’s dual at Legion Field Wednesday. In a combined 12 2/3 innings, the pair allowed just one earned run. In the end, it was Clark’s Bison who came away with a 3-2 Region 7 win over Rafalski and the ...

Youngsville nearly pulls off comeback

For the second time in as many games, the Youngsville Eagles staged a big rally. But for the second game in a row, they came up just short. Trailing 5-0 after three innings against Jamestown on Wednesday, the Eagles got within 5-4 and had the tying run on third base with two outs in the ...

Warren tennis powers past visiting Oil City

Warren’s boys tennis team battled to a 4-1 win over visiting Oil City Wednesday. The Dragons’ lone loss came as a result of an injury forfeit in second doubles. Caleb Ei made quick work of Alec Klapec at first singles with a 6-0, 6-1 win. At second singles, Tyler Howard defeated Caleb ...

Dragons swept by Meadville, but turn in a number of strong performances

On a sunny, albeit windy day at War Memorial Field, the Warren Area High School track and field teams got their season started. The girls came excruciatingly close in a 72-69 loss to Meadville, while the boys fell by a 91-50 score. There were a number of impressive performances, however. ...

Lady Knights rally to beat Seneca for first victory

After going through some early season growing pains, Tuesday was a real shot in the arm for the Eisenhower softball team. The Lady Knights scored four runs in the sixth inning, rallying from a 2-run deficit for their first win of the season, 12-11 over Seneca. “It was a hard-fought win ...

Dragons rally for win over McLane in Region 6 opener

When they’re hitting the ball hard and the hits aren’t coming, there’s no panic from the Warren baseball team – they know they will come eventually. That was evident in Monday’s Region 6 opener against General McLane. Lancers starter Derek Fay kept the Dragon offense at bay ...