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Wolverines use 27-point third quarter to beat Union

Third quarters have been Sheffield’s achilles heel early in the 2016-17 season. On Tuesday, it was their biggest strength. Trailing by one at halftime, the Wolverines outscored Union 27-12 in the third en route to a 65-54 win in their Christmas Tournament. “The big thing with us, ...

Eagles battle in loss to one of District 9’s best

Youngsville coach Jim Kesterholt knew the gauntlet his team would face in their non-region schedule early in the season. On Tuesday they faced one of the top teams in District 9 – Kane – and came up on the short end of a 63-39 decision in the Sheffield Christmas ...

Lady Knights, Eagles drop tournament contests

KANE – Eisenhower got a tough draw in the opening round of the Kane Holiday Tournament, falling 48-25 to the host Lady Wolves on Tuesday Eisenhower hung with Kane for a quarter, but a big second period from the Lady Wolves allowed them to take control of the game. “We played a very good ...

Eagles wrestlers fall to Saegertown

Youngsville fell to a talented Saegertown team by a score of 75-3 on Tuesday. Nathan Lehman earned a 6-0 decision at 126 for the Eagles. – – – Saegertown 75, Youngsville 3 145 Mattocks decision Scott (Y) 11-4 152 Posego fall Engstrom (Y) 1:50 160 Elizon fall Melquist (Y) ...

Holiday hoops: Full slate of tournaments feature plenty of intriguing matchups

The Christmas season is a time of celebration and joy. It’s also more often than not the last stand for teams before they begin region and league play, if they haven’t done so already. A foundation is being laid for what is hopefully success in January and February, and that concludes ...

Holiday Tournament Schedules

Boys Sheffield Christmas Tournament Tuesday Kane vs. Youngsville, 6 p.m. Sheffield vs. Union, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdsay Consolation: 6:00 p.m. Championship: 7:30 p.m. IAABO Tournament (Reilly Center, St. Bonaventure University) Thursday Bradford vs. ...

Basketball Rankings

The Times Observer basketball rankings for the week of Dec. 25. District 10 Boys (4A-6A)                                Pvs. 1. Meadville (6-0)                3 2. Cathedral Prep (5-1)        4 3. Strong Vincent (3-1)        ...

Warren JVs beat St. Marys, 53-40

ST. MARYS – Andrew Davidson led three players in double figures with 12 points as Warren beat St. Marys 53-40 in the Elk County JV Tournament on Monday. Aidan Morrison added 11 points and Kohl Nosel 10 in what was a balanced effort for the Dragons. Warren will take on Elk County Catholic, ...

Eisenhower girls beat Sheffield for second time

Kirsten Baran put up 14 points, while the Lady Wolverines gave up 40 turnovers in a 56-16 Eisenhower win over visiting Sheffield on Friday. Sheffield had 15 turnovers in the first quarter alone, attributing to the Lady Knights racking up 24 points for a big early lead. Sheffield ...

Cambridge too much for Youngsville

Cambridge Springs made it three for three against Warren County schools on Friday. Turner Kurt scored 15 points and Jordan Leandro added 14 as the Blue Devils bested Youngsville 54-26 in the Eagles’ home opener on Friday. It was the third win against a Warren County foe this season ...

Dragons grind out road win in Region 6 opener

CONNEAUT – It wasn’t a thing of beauty, but at the end of the day it was a road win to start Region 6 play for the Warren Dragons. Seth Baldensperger and Braidy Blair scored 10 points each and Caleb Ei had four crucial points in the final minute to put away a 48-43 victory over ...

Ike boys fall

COCHRANTON – Despite 19 points from Jake Harvey, an early deficit proved to be too much to overcome as Eisenhower fell to Cochranton 57-46 in Region 3 action on Friday. The Knights (0-4 overall, 0-2 Region 3) trailed 20-11 in the first quarter, came back to tie the game at 35-all in the ...

Ike grapplers top Youngsville in county clash

Eisenhower walked out of cross-county rival Youngsville winners Thursday night, defeating the Eagles 54-15. “It was good to get back on the winning track,” said Eisenhower coach Kris Black. “They wrestled well,  and they’re getting better each day. Everyone is showing a lot of ...

Despite loss, number of Dragons turn in strong efforts against Prep

Warren went up against one of the top wrestling programs not just in District 10 but in the state on Thursday in Cathedral Prep. The Ramblers bested the Dragons 49-18, but Warren turned in a number of strong performances. “I think we can be right there,” said Warren coach Dean ...

Baran has big night as Ike tops Union City

The Eisenhower Lady Knights got a career high 29 points from senior Kristen Baran and rolled to a 52-22 victory over visiting Union City on Thursday. Baran also pulled down five rebounds and blocked three shots while single-handedly out-scoring the Lady bears by seven ...

Warren swimmers drop road meet at McDowell

ERIE – The Warren swim teams traveled to McDowell on Thursday and faced some stiff competition, with the boys falling 102-63 and the girls by a score of 101-73. Alyssa Brook qualified for districts in the 100 free, as did Andrew Beyer in the 200 IM and the boys 400 free relay team. “We ...

TCCS girls fall to Rocky Grove

FRANKLIN – A poor shooting night proved to be too much to overcome for Tidioute in a 52-10 setback to Rocky Grove on Thursday. Nettie Durstine and Kelsey Nuttal had four points each for the Lady Bulldogs. “Poor shooting and tired legs did us in,” said Tidioute coach Christy ...

Meadville too much for Warren

Warren got a first hand look at perhaps the best team in District 10 on Wednesday. Armoni Foster scored 21 of his 26 points in the first half as Meadville stayed unbeaten with a 66-34 win over the host Dragons. “It’s a good test for us to expose the kids to that,” said ...

Eagles earn big Region 3 road win over Saegertown

SAEGERTOWN – A 9-day layoff proved to be no problem for Youngsville, as they opened Region 3 play with a 53-38 road win over Saegertown on Wednesday. Brady Kesterholt and Wyatt Rugar had big games for the Eagles (1-2 overall, 1-0 Region 3) scoring 21 and 18 points respectively,with Rugar ...

Lady Dragons pick up road win over St. Marys

ST. MARYS – The Warren Lady Dragons hit the road on Wednesday evening and picked up a 48-33 non-region victory over St. Mary’s. Warren was able to race out to a 24-12 halftime lead and never had their lead seriously threatened in the second half on their way to a 5-0 start. “We did ...