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Eisenhower wrestlers dominate Region 3 team

A truly historic season for the Eisenhower Knights wrestling team was rewarded with some postseason honors when District 10 announced its All-Region teams. Seniors Joey Bauer and Alex Barnett, junior Logan Jaquay and freshman Cael Black earned first-team All-Region 3 honors, while senior ...

Five Warren County boys earn all-region basketball honors

There were a number of intriguing stories for boys basketball programs in Warren County this past season, and many of the players who made that possible were honored with all-region selections. Youngsville’s Gage Hendrickson, Tidioute’s Jared Veasey and Patrick Shields, as well as ...

Brotherly love

In the 2000 film, “Gone in 60 seconds” Nicholas Cage’s character returns to Long Beach, California, to help his younger brother get out of a situation involving some international car thieves. The elder brother had been exiled from his home due to his own issues stealing cars. Once ...

Beyer nabs three region all-star nods

Warren senior swimmer Andrew Beyer was named a Region 3 All-Star in two individual events and as part of a relay when the teams were announced Friday. Beyer was first-team for the 200 IM and second-team in the 200 free, the event in which he won the D-10 title and qualified for states. ...

Eagles roll to victory over Iroquois in season opener

A 6-run fourth inning broke the game open, and a 5-run sixth put it away as Youngsville baseball picked up a 12-3 season-opening win over visiting Iroquois Wednesday. Eagles third baseman Jason Beers had three hits, including two doubles, and a pair of RBI to lead the way offensively and Sam ...

Dragons come up just short against Franklin

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Warren baseball’s season-opening game at Franklin on Wednesday featured two teams that looked like they were already in mid-season form. And, while the Dragons came out on the short end of a 3-2 decision, coach Rick Eaton was happy with how his team played. “It was ...

Dippold set to run cross country at Gannon

Trenten Dippold was a standout cross country runner for the Warren Dragons. In the fall, he will be a student-athlete at Gannon University, entering the accelerated Physician Assistant program, as well as competing for the cross country team. The decision to run in college is one that ...

Dragons’ opener bumped up to today

The Warren Area High School baseball team will begin its much anticipated 2019 season sooner than expected. A schedule change sees the Dragons traveling to Franklin today to take on the Knights, with first pitch scheduled for 3:30 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for April 22, but ...

Sheffield softball falls to J’burg

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. – It was a tough start to the 2019 season for the Sheffield softball team, as they fell on the road at Johnsonburg, 18-0 in three innings. Jenna Pavlock went 3-for-3 for Johnsonburg with a double, triple and four RBI, while Lindsey Kocjancic was 3-for-3 with a double, ...

Bowling champions

The All-Star Bowling Club (ABC) won the 2019 Conewango Club Bowl-off Championship against the 2018-2019 regular season champion Times Observer team on Monday evening three games to one. Members of ABC from left to right are Tom Skelton, Mark King, Chris Egner, T.K. Creal, team captain Shawn ...

Baseball is back

Warren’s Ben Berdine smiles as he rounds third after hitting a 3-run homerun during a scrimmage with Frewsburg (NY) at Legion Field, Monday, March 25, 2019. Berdine also pitched a scoreless inning as the Dragons inch closer to their season and home opener April 3 against Erie.

Athletic deadline proposal brought to school board

Warren County School District is tired of having to make decisions on sports programs at the eleventh hour. A proposal was brought by district administration to the Personnel, Athletics, and Co-Curricular Activities committee on Monday that would set hard deadlines for sign-ups. Following a ...

Bracket challenge update: I will soon be on top

In case you were hidden under a rock for the past week, Brian Hagberg, Dave Sherman and myself decided to engage in a battle royale for NCAA Tournament pick ‘em supremacy. And after the first weekend of the tournament, I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt that I will reign supreme. Both ...

Fehlman makes history at NCAA wrestling championships

PITTSBURGH – The Lock Haven University wrestling team opened the 2019 NCAA Division I Championships with a sensational Session 1 effort that was headlined by five of six Bald Eagles posting tournament-opening wins, as the championship got underway Thursday in Pittsburgh. DJ Fehlman (Warren, ...

Bracket challenge, Times Observer edition

Welcome to March Madness, the personal favorite three-week sporting event on many calendars every year. We’ve enlisted some help to help fill out our brackets this year in the form of local basketball guru and Youngsville boys basketball assistant coach Dave Sherman. Both Dave and Brian ...

Ashbaugh finishes season at PIAA championships

LEWISBURG, Pa. – A brilliant high school swimming career for Warren senior Stephen Ashbaugh came to a close on Saturday at the PIAA championships at Bucknell University. The District 10 champion in the 100 breaststroke, Ashbaugh clocked in with a time of 1:02.02 in the 3A prelims, putting ...

Bickling signs with Penn State Behrend

Warren Area High School senior Mackenzie Bickling (center) signed with Penn State Behrend to continue her academic and athletic career. Bickling, helped lead the Lady Dragons’ soccer team to the District 10 title game this past season.

Dippold signs with Gannon

Warren Area High School senior Trenten Dippold signed with Gannon University to continue his academic and athletic career. Dippold helped lead a strong contingent of runners at the District 10 championships this past season.

Unbeaten season

Beaty Warren Middle School’s 8th grade volleyball team wrapped up a 13-0 undefeated season recently with wins over Strong Vincent 25-8, 25-12, JS Wilson 25-12, 19-25, 15-8, and East 25-11, 25-5. They also won two tournaments and placed 3rd in another. Stats for the recent matches: Delaney ...