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Ike grapplers drop first match at Saegertown

Eisenhower had a tough assignment in their first match of the 2016-2017 season, falling 69-9 to Saegertown on Tuesday. The Knights got a decision from Spencer Head at 160 and a pin from Freshman Logan Jaquay at 113, but the Panthers were able to take the other 14 matches, including ten ...

Tidioute girls pick up first win, top Erie Bethel 41-11

ERIE –  The Tidioute Lady Bulldogs picked up their first win of the season Tuesday, 41-11 over Erie Bethel. Leading 10-5 at halftime, TCCS (1-2) went on an 18-2 run in the third quarter to take control of the game. “Happy to have our first Bulldog victory!” said coach Christy ...

Late surge lifts Lady Lions to victory against Calvary

MEADVILLE- A fourth quarter surge propelled the Warren County Christian School girls to a 29-23 victory over Calvary Baptist in New Penn Christian Conference play on Tuesday. The Lady Lions entered the fourth quarter tied with Calvary Baptist at 14, but outscored the Lady Thunder 15-9  in ...

Warren girls top Moniteau to begin season 2-0

Warren’s defense has been a staple as they have become one of the top programs in District 10. They were at their best in the final game of the Warren Tip-Off Classic against one of District 9’s top programs in Moniteau, holding them without a field goal for an 11-minute stretch ...

Craig has big game in Lady Eagles’ win

Caitlin Craig had a monster game for Youngsville on Saturday, pouring in 31 points to lead the Lady Eagles to a 59-33 win over host school Sheffield in their Tip-Off Classic. Craig also notched five steals, five rebounds and three assists in the win. Aspen Flinn also had a strong game for ...

Young Dragons split pair of games at Franklin

FRANKLIN – Warren began their season by splitting a pair of games on Saturday, falling to Cambridge Springs 59-44 before defeating Visionquest 60-43 in the Franklin Tip-Off Classic. Warren was actually scheduled to face Cambridge Springs on Friday night, but weather postponed the game until ...

Sheffield falls in Classic title game

Roger Dunham had another excellent game with 14 points, but it wasn’t enough as North Clarion topped the host Wolverines 56-44 in the final of their Tip-Off Classic. Drew Higby and Cale Albaugh had eight points each for Sheffield (1-1), while Austin Simmer added six, Matt Dunham four and ...

Lady Knights drop close one to Port

Eisenhower led until early in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Sheffield Tip-Off Classic game against Port Allegany, but the Lady Gators went on a 16-8 run in the final eight minutes to earn a 44-37 win. Autumn Buchsenschutz, District 9’s second-leading scorer last season at 20.5 ppg., ...

Lions rally for thrilling OT win over Tidioute

MARIENVILLE – Josiah Poindexter got the game to overtime for Warren County Christian School in Saturday’s consolation game of the Forest Tip-Off Tournament against Tidioute and Tommy Jones took over from there. Poindexter got a rebound off a missed free throw with six seconds left in ...

Knights drop pair of games at Fairview

FAIRVIEW – The Fairview Tip-Off Tournament was pushed back a day to Saturday and Sunday and it turned out to be a learning experience for the Eisenhower Knights. On Saturday, Ike struggled on offense in a 43-20 loss to Fairview. In Sunday’s consolation game, the Knights fell behind 10-0 ...

Tidioute, WCCS girls turn in strong efforts at Forest tournament

MARIENVILLE – Tidioute had a couple of tough games in the Forest Tip-Off Tournament, but overall a very encouraging Friday and Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs fell to WCCS 46-27 in Friday’s opener and dropped a close one, 31-30 to Union City in Saturday’s consolation game. WCCS jumped out ...

Winter sports season officially tips off today

It wouldn’t be the winter sports season in Pennsylvania without inclement weather. As of Thursday night, plans had already changed for one of this weekend’s many high school basketball tip-off tournaments as Orchard Park will no longer be coming to Warren on Friday. Instead, the ...

Winter weather forces postponements

It was only appropriate that the first day of the winter sports season also ushered in the first unofficial day of winter in Warren County. Up to 15 inches of snow in some areas of the county forced the postponement of several sporting events that were scheduled to kick off. The full ...

Former Dragon Gross earns all-state honors in Indiana

Former Warren Area High School football standout Solomon Gross was recently named to the Indiana Class 2A All-State Team as an honorable mention at running back. Gross led North Putnam High School with 1,046 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns on 145 carries and also had three receptions for 55 ...

Cathedral Prep claims state title with win over Imhotep

HERSHEY — Round two belongs to the Ramblers. Cathedral Prep scored 18 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to win Thursday’s state title rematch against Imhotep Charter, 27-20. When the two programs met in the Class 3A final a year ago, Imhotep walked away with a 40-3 victory. Now ...

Tons of talent returning in D-10 wrestling

Under the new PIAA realignment, 30 District 10 wrestling teams will be 2A and the other nine – Warren, General McLane, Cathedral Prep, Central, Oil City, McDowell, Meadville, Strong Vincent and East – are in 3A. The 2016-17 season has the potential to be a very good one, with over 60 ...

D-9 girls hoops has plenty of star power

Much like the boys, there will be plenty of change in girls basketball in District 9. Keystone (1A), Karns City (2A) and Punxsutawney (3A) are coming off district championship seasons. In the new classification format, Keystone will now be in 2A, Karns City in 3A and Punxsutawney in ...

Lady Lions open season with road win

Warren County Christian School opened up its season on the road with a 30-19 win over the Crawford County School Initiative on Tuesday. Emma Marino had a big game for the Lady Lions, pouring in a game-high 16 points. “We had a great defensive effort,” said WCCS coach Robert Marrone. ...

Lions top CCSI, improve to 2-0

Josiah Poindexter scored a game-high 13 points to lead Warren County Christian School past CCSI 39-29 on Tuesday. The win moved the Lions to 2-0 on the young season. WCCS raced out to a 13-4 after the first quarter and never trailed after that. “We came out strong and had a really ...