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A fool’s errand: Breaking down the 2017 NCAA Tournament

We have arrived at the biggest gambling event of the year – the NCAA Tournament. Oh yeah, there’s going to be some pretty good basketball as well. I think this year’s field is incredibly top heavy, and the utter lack of complaint among ‘bubble’ teams that didn’t get in, along ...

Youngsville football to co-op with Warren

Monday night, the Warren County School District board of school directors voted 5-4 to approve a football co-op between Youngsville and Warren. Students-athletes from Youngsville who wish to compete will do so with Warren and Youngsville's program will be discontinued. For complete details, ...

Cal women move on to Atlantic semifinals

CALIFORNIA, Pa. — Cal U avoided an upset in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Tournament on Friday, beating Glenville State by a final score of 88-86 at Hamer Hall. The Lady Vulcans trailed by one at the half before taking the lead with a 26-19 third quarter. ...

Hahn, Cal women battle Glenville State in NCAA opener

It’s tournament time for D.J. Hahn and the California University of Pennsylvania women’s basketball team. The Lady Vulcans are set to square off against Glenville State in the first round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Friday at Hamer Hall. Cal earned the right to host yet ...

Paper chain gang

The Youngsville High School football team did not play two of the games on its schedule last season. Those games were forfeited. They were the toughest two games on the schedule. District 10 asked for an inquiry into the forfeits. The Times Observer filed a right-to-know request for ...

Fehlman set to embark on NCAA wrestling championships

Eight pounds may not seem like much, but it’s made a world of difference for D.J. Fehlman. Fehlman’s drop from the 141-pound weight class to 133 took him from battling nationally-ranked Lock Haven teammate Ronnie Perry for a starting spot to cementing his own spot in the Bald Eagles’ ...

CASA Classic: Seniors hit the court one last time in fun fashion

Shots were flying from every direction in Wednesday’s CASA Senior Basketball Classic. Most were off target, but most that left the hands of Megan Wortman and Brady Kesterholt were right on the money. Wortman scored 25 points to help lift the Attorneys to a 44-42 win over the Volunteers in ...

College hoops assumes the national spotlight

It’s championship week. If you’re unfamiliar, this is the week where the casual fan starts paying attention to college basketball, the week where Cinderella goes dancing and ‘Bubble Talk’ becomes a way of life. Championship week also means that the start of the Major League ...

WAHS student Black garners equestrian honors

Summer Black, a student at Warren Area High School and a member of the Interscholastic Equestrian Association, competed in the IEA Region 8/9 Finals with her team – the Lake Erie Equestrian in Rochester, NY. Black won the Varsity Intermediate Over Fences Division and placed in the Varsity ...

Local college players off to strong starts

College baseball and softball programs are taking advantage of spring break to head south for warm weather, sunshine and a chance to jump start their seasons. Several teams with local players on the roster have been on the diamond in February and March. Here are a few notable outings from ...

Fehlman punches NCAA ticket for Lock Haven

BLOOMSBURG – Ronnie Perry (Christiana, Pa./Solanco) became Lock Haven’s 41st individual Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) champion and he was one of three Bald Eagles who booked a trip to the NCAA Championships, including Warren Area High School graduate D.J. Fehlman. Perry was named the ...

Dragon wrestlers end season at Northwest Regional tourney

ALTOONA – A fantastic season for the Warren wrestling came to an end at the 3A Northwest Region tournament in Altoona on Saturday. Jake Fankhouser at 120 and Nick DeSimone at 160 came the closest to finishing in the top three and advancing to the state championships, finishing two wins ...

Head, Jaquay, Lehman finish season at 2A NW regional

SHARON – Stellar seasons came to an end for Eisenhower’s Spencer Head and Logan Jaquay, as well as Youngsville’s Nathan Lehman at the Northwest Region Class 2A Tournament in Sharon on Saturday. Head and Lehman began their days strong with a pair of wins over fellow District 10 ...

Despite PSAC title game loss, Hahn, Cal earn No. 1 seed in Atlantic Region

SHIPPENSBURG – Playing in the league championship for the third-straight year, the No. 5 California Vulcans battled through multiple injuries and foul trouble before suffering an 84-79 loss to IUP on Sunday afternoon in the finals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) ...

All 11 Dragons remain in consolation brackets at Northwest Regional

ALTOONA – All 11 Warren Dragons who made the trip to the Northwest Region 3A Tournament in Altoona are still alive in the consolation brackets of their respective weight classes. Jake Fankhouser (120), Jake Engstrom (138), Blake Ristau (152) and Nick DeSimone (160) all won their first round ...

Ike’s Head, Jaquay, Y’ville’s Lehman in consis at NW 2A

SHARON – Both Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Spencer Head and Youngsville’s Nathan Lehman are in the consolation brackets of their respective weight classes following Day 1 of the Northwest Region Class 2A Tournament in Sharon on Friday. Jaquay was supposed to wrestle Dylan Pesock of ...

Tenacious 10: Dragons sending record number to Northwest Regional

The Warren Dragons had a banner 2-day stretch at the District 10 championships last weekend. Now the ‘Tenacious Ten’ will look to carry that success over this weekend at the Northwest Regional Class 3A tournament at the Altoona Field House today and Saturday, where they will compete for the ...

Trio of wrestlers set for NW 2A Regional

A pair of Eisenhower wrestlers – Logan Jaquay and Spencer Head, as well as Youngsville’s Nathan Lehman advanced to the Northwest Class 2A Regional today and Saturday via their performances at the District 10 championships last weekend. Jaquay and Head both finished in fifth place at 106 ...

Warren swimmers ready for districts

After some time off it’s time for the Warren Dragons to embark on the District 10 Class 3A swimming championships, which begin Friday and run through Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Just four schools are in 3A – with McDowell, Meadville and East being the other three. ...