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Sheffield grapplers drop non-league tilt

Despite a 42-27 setback to Cranberry on Thursday, the Sheffield Wolverines turned in a number of impressive performances. Kole Holden and Nolan Nudd earned pins, while Kevin Marfink, Kevin Evans and Caden Smead all won by decision. Holden got the night started at 126 and he was ...

Lady Knights fall to Cambridge Springs

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS – Eisenhower was facing a tall order going into Cambridge Springs, Region 3’s second place team on Thursday. The Blue Devils showed why they are now 11-2 in region play with a 49-20 win over the Lady Knights. “They’re only two losses are to number one Cochranton, ...

Dragons earn senior night win over Corry

The Warren seniors said goodbye to their home mat as they pulled out a win against the Corry Beavers at the Joseph A. Massa gymnasium by a score of 37-24. Brett Cummings came out a winner; on and off the mat. Cummings was awarded a certificate from the Marines, leading to a standing ...

Williams shines for Penn State DuBois

Thanks in part to Eisenhower High School graduate Kristen Williams, the Penn State DuBois women’s basketball team has clinched its spot in the upcoming PSUAC Championships. Williams, a sophomore guard, scored 17 points to go along with five rebounds and four assists in PSUD’s 79-60 win ...

Tidioute boys, girls fall to Commodore Perry

HADLEY — The Tidioute girls hit the road to take on Commodore Perry on Wednesday, falling to the Lady Panthers by a final score of 60-32. Hannah Divido scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs while Nettie Durstine added eight points. “I’m very pleased with ...

Harvey’s career night lifts Ike past Union City

UNION CITY — A career night from senior Jake Harvey lifted Eisenhower to a 59-34 win over Union City in Region 3 boys basketball action on Tuesday. Harvey scored 22 points — the most in a single game during his career — for the Knights and knocked down four of his team’s nine ...

Chase believes Youngsville football program can thrive

Youngsville High School head football coach Andy Chase believes his program can not only survive but thrive, they just need the chance to prove it. In reaction to the Warren County School District’s recommendation that the Eagles’ program be discontinued and  co-op with Warren, Chase has ...

Johnsonburg squeaks by Sheffield

In a game that featured two teams trading jabs for 32 minutes, it was ultimately Johnsonburg that landed the final punch in a highly-entertaining 50-44 win over Sheffield at Ralph S. Santo Gymnasium on Tuesday. Four Roger Dunham 3-pointers in the third quarter drew Sheffield to within ...

Iroquois pushes past Youngsville

For three quarters, it looked like the Youngsville Eagles might go out with a win in their final home game of the season. Iroquois had something else in mind. Led by Nick Bonniger’s 18 points, the Braves were able to pull away in the second half and went on to win by a final score ...

Ridgway edges Eisenhower girls

RIDGWAY – Eisenhower jumped out to an early lead against Ridgway, but the Lady Elkers came back to earn a 42-38 win in a District 10/9 crossover game on Tuesday. The Lady Knights (8-12) went on a 15-6 second quarter run to take a 9-point lead into halftime. “We came out and we played ...

WCCS girls top Erie First

Behind 14 points from Emma Marino and 10 points and 12 rebounds from Desirae Kerr, Warren County Christian School earned a 30-17 win over Erie First Christian on Monday. The Lions jumped out to a 17-9 lead at halftime and never allowed more than six points in any quarter. “We were able to ...

Ike beats county rival Youngsville

What began as a defensive struggle quickly turned into an uptempo battle between county rivals Monday at Eisenhower High School, as the Lady Knights went on to earn a 44-33 win over visiting Youngsville in Region 3 action. The two teams were tied at 5-5 after the opening frame before ...

Fort LeBouef edges Warren as Young goes for 43

WATERFORD – Sometimes a player just has one of those nights where all you can do is tip your cap. That was the case for Warren on Monday, as Fort LeBoeuf’s Kaylee Young exploded for 43 points in a 74-61 win over the Lady Dragons. “Young played a great game – I don’t think she ...

Looking back on a memorable Super Bowl

Was it the greatest comeback of all-time? Was it the biggest choke job we have ever seen? Is it allowed to be both? Behold, my takeways from the Patriots 34-28 win over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI, the first in history to go to overtime. Don’t hate greatness, embrace ...

Ridgway tops Eisenhower in defensive battle

RIDGWAY – Ridgway has established itself as one of the top programs in District 9 over the past decade thanks to great defensive teams and offenses that are deliberate and methodical. Eisenhower battled them on Monday, but those traits were on full display in a 41-27 win for the hosts in ...

Villa, Prep best Warren swimmers

ERIE – Warren ran into a a buzzsaw on Monday, as hosts Villa and Prep knocked them off by scores of 140-40 and 141-38. A pair of Warren swimmers did earn first place finishes, however. Paige McCullough, fresh off her school record in the 100 breaststroke, took first with a time of 1:12.57. ...

Warren JV cheerleaders take first at JCC, varsity second at Kane

Saturday, the Warren varsity cheerleading team traveled to the Kane Mid Cheer Competition and took second place, falling to Oil City by 4.5 points.  Meanwhile, the junior varsity squad (middle) traveled to JCC and captured first place .

Warren’s Zaffino, White teamed for PBA regional title

If you think they’re pretty slick, well, apparently they are. Never having teamed before, Warren’s own Jeff Zaffino and Matt White — with quite contrasting styles — claimed a recent PBA regional doubles title, defeating Hall-of-Fame names, no less. Zaffino shouldn’t be ...

Eisenhower falls to Kane

Andrew Bucheit scored a game-high 20 points and Chad Greville added 13 to help lift Kane to a 50-41 win over Eisenhower on Saturday afternoon. Eisenhower led 32-31 heading into the fourth quarter before going cold from the field. Bucheit and teammate Davis Gardner both scored eight points in ...

Highmark grant ensures district an athletic trainer

For the second year, Warren County School District will have funding for an athletic trainer through a Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield with assistance from Warren General Hospital. Trainer Andrea Shene was joined by Warren General Hospital staff members Dr. Simon Amsdell, Dr. P.J. Lattanzio, ...