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Tidioute falls to Jamestown

Tidioute ran into a buzzsaw on Friday, falling to Region 1 foe Jamestown (PA) 86-42. The Muskies used their height to their advantage, getting a monster game out of 6-3 senior Elliot Steadman, who poured in 30 points. “We got down four early, missed three easy ones in the paint, and it ...

The Natural

In 2018, Max Scherzer led Major League Baseball with 220.2 innings pitched. Jacob deGrom was second with 217 and Corey Kluber third with 215. Together, those three threw 652.2 innings in their respective 162 game seasons≥ A Youngsville native pitching in 1884 – in an approximately 120 ...

Warren swimmers sweep Mercyhurst Prep for second time

New year, new location, same result for the Warren swimmers as they swept visiting Mercyhurst Prep Thursday. The girls beat the Lakers by the exact same score, 85-84, they did when they swam at Mercyhurst in December. The boys won 109-58. “It was a total team effort,” Warren coach Russ ...

Knights roll past Corry

CORRY, Pa. – Eisenhower wrestlers shook off a tough loss at Union City Tuesday, and a day’s delay, to deck Corry, 53-18, for a Region 3 win Thursday. The win assured the Knights a spot in the District 10 duals, and put them in position to host one of the wrestle-in matches. It also ...

Youngsville pulls away for win over Sheffield

In its win over Tidioute Monday, Youngsville pushed the tempo and took advantage of transition chances to pick up the win. The Eagles slowed things down at Sheffield Wednesday, but the result was the same. A win, 38-19, over a cross-county rival. Youngsville spent almost the entire game ...

Kyler Murray couldn’t go wrong either way

Kyler Murray was in a no-lose situation. The uber-talented multi-sport athlete was either going to go play professional baseball as a first round draft pick of the Oakland A’s, or enter the 2019 NFL Draft, where he most assuredly is going to be a first round pick. Murray chose the ...

Eagle grapplers fall to Union City

Union City received nine forfeits out of 14 weight classes en route to a 78-3 win over Youngsville on Wednesday that clinched the Region 3 title for the Bears. Collin Clough earned a 14-13 decision for the Eagles at 120. Union City, which earned a hard-fought win over Eisenhower on ...

Brookville too much for Sheffield

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Sheffield fell victim to a red-hot Brookville squad on Wednesday, 71-39. The win is the sixth in a row for the Raiders (9-4), who were led by David Cable’s 16 points. Brookville made 10 3’s in the game and led 43-15 at halftime. Tyler Hepinger had 11 points to ...

Battle to the end

UNION CITY, Pa. – The phrase “aggressive playcalling” gets thrown around a lot this time of year. Usually, it’s referencing a football coach going for a fourth down they typically wouldn’t, or executing a trick play to give their team an edge and advance in the playoffs. The ...

Dragons victorious for second time in as many nights

SENECA, Pa. – Warren wrestling coach Dean Johnson said it was best summed up by a fan in the moments after the Dragons’ 40-24 win over Cranberry: “It’s the best $3 I’ve ever spent.” The Dragons earned their second win in as many nights, this one in front of a packed house at ...

Warren boys grind out Region 6 road win over LeBoeuf

WATERFORD, Pa. – It wasn’t pretty, but the Warren Dragons will certainly take a Region 6 road win any way they get it. Griffin Suppa and Aidan Morrison scored 10 points each and the Dragons played stifling defense en route to a 46-32 victory over Fort LeBoeuf on Tuesday. With the win, ...

Saegertown buries 11 3’s to rally past Youngsville; Ike falls

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Eli Draa made three of Saegertown’s 11 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as the Panthers rallied for a 61-55 Region 3 victory over Youngsville on Tuesday. The 3-pointers helped offset a monster game by Youngsville’s (6-7 overall, 1-4 Region 3) Gage Hendrickson, who ...

Board discusses academic eligibility

During a discussion of situational Sunday practices, a board member asked about academic eligibility. At Monday night’s school board meeting, board member Jeff Labesky recommended that Warren County School District stop allowing students who are failing a class to participate in ...

Rally time

The senior leaders for the Tidioute Bulldogs have played a lot of basketball together, so there isn’t a situation they will face that will cause them to panic. Not even being down 7 with 1:40 remaining in regulation. Trailing Sheffield 47-40, Ryan Williams’ 3-pointer started a 10-0 ...

Youngsville powers past Tidioute

With 6:15 to go in the first quarter Monday, Nakiesha Krouse drained a 3-pointer to give Tidioute Charter a 5-2 lead at Youngsville. By the time Krouse made a free throw with 2:30 to go in the fram, the Eagles had built a 10-6 lead they wouldn’t relinquish on their way to a 58-31 Region 2 ...

Warren wrestlers roll past Erie High

ERIE, Pa. – Through three matches Monday, Erie held a 12-6 lead over visiting Warren. The Dragons rattled off eight straight wins from that point, five via pinfall and all with bonus points, en route to a 58-22 victory over the Royals. “We were happy with our performance tonight,” ...

Dragon swimmers sweep Royals

ERIE, Pa. – The Warren Dragon swimmers got back on the winning track Monday, sweeping the Erie High Royals, 92-72 on the girls side and 108-61 on the boys side. “Everybody contributed,” said Warren coach Russ Beyer. “We’ve been swimming in a lot meter pools, and they have a little ...

Villa Maria hands Warren girls first loss

ERIE, Pa. – Villa Maria rudely ended the Warren Lady Dragons’ 11-game win streak to start the season, 55-20 on Monday. The game was an anomaly in many ways for Warren, but perhaps no stat was more telling then the Victors (9-2 overall, 3-0 Region 6) holding Lady Dragon star senior Margo ...

Ike girls battle against Saegertown

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – A slow start might have been the only thing that prevented the Eisenhoewr Lady Knights from pulling off a Region 2 road victory on Monday against Saegertown. EHS spotted the Lady Panthers a 17-6 lead first quarter, but outscored them in the second half in what was ...