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Blair sweeps Corry NWSB in Legion doubleheader to cap regular season

CORRY Blair completed its regular season with a doubleheader sweep of Corry Northwest Savings Bank on Wednesday, taking Game 1 by a 15-6 mark and Game 2 1-0 in a contest that was shortened to five innings because of weather.The two wins came on the heels of an 11-inning affair with Post 135 ...

Post 135 tops Youngsville 15-5 in regular season finale

In the regular season finale for both teams, Post 135 had a strong offensive effort in a 15-5, 6-inning win over Youngsville Post 658.Post 135 scored four runs in both the second, fourth and sixth inning. Dom Funari had the hit that ended the game with the 10-run rule in the sixth, a 2-run ...

Boys Junior All-Stars open with 6-3 win over Elk County

JOHNSONBURG The Warren boys juniors all-star team traveled to Johnsonburg to kick off their all-star season and came home with a 6-3 win over the Elk County All-Stars.Warren was the home team after winning the coin flip. In the top of the first Elk jumped out to a 1-0 lead when their lead off ...

Big first inning lifts Corry to win over Youngsville Post 658

Corry Northwest Savings Bank brought plenty of offense to Davis Street Field on Tuesday, slugging out 19 hits en route to a 19-2 win over Youngsville in five innings. The Bankers went through the order twice in a 13-run top of the first, setting the tone for the rest of the game and cooling any ...

Warren Americans stay unbeaten with 15-4 win over Elk County

RIDGWAY - Warren's Boys Minors All-Stars improved to 3-0 and advanced to the winners' bracket final with a 15-4 win at Elk County on Saturday.After two one-run wins to open all-star tournament play, the Warren Americans brought the offensive fireworks this day, with 13 hits and seven extra-base ...

Experience prevails in annual Challenge Cup

Thanks to three goals from Troy Burns, four assists by Matt Sandberg, and a clean sheet from Paul Greene, the Old Boys narrowed the Young Guns' lead in the Challenge Cup series with an 8-to-0 win on Sunday.The annual game, in its 22nd year, pits teams whose collective ages add up to less than ...

Rugar, Post 658 hand Blair first Legion loss

In three meetings between Blair and Youngsville Post 658, Blair walked away with three decisive wins.On Thursday, it was Youngsville's turn.Wyatt Rugar allowed just one earned run in a complete game effort on the mound and added a crucial three-RBI double at the plate to help Post 658 hand ...

Bickling tabbed as new girls soccer coach at Warren

There will be a new face guiding the Warren girls soccer program this seasonJeremy Bickling was approved Monday as the new head coach at the Warren County School District Board of Directors meeting.He replaces longtime coach Bob Domville, who guided the Lady Dragons' program since its infancy ...

Let’s make the Olympics great again

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Steph Curry, Damian Lillard, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy are some of the more notable athletes that have pulled out of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.There are less famous names in other sports who have done the same thing.While some of the NBA stars have cited ...

Post 135 Jr. Legion rattles off 12th consecutive victory

After losing their first two games of the year, Warren Post 135 has now rattled off 12 wins in a row after a 7-0 shutout at Corry.Post got on the board in the first inning when Mitch Grosch had a 2-out double, followed by an RBI single from Aidan Morrison.In the third, Morrison led off with a ...

Wilson named First Team All-State

Paige Wilson's scholastic softball career is officially in the books with one final honor and it's a big one.The senior catcher was named First Team Class AAA All-State by the Pennsylvania High School Softball Association. The selection marks the second consecutive year that Wilson has been ...

Warren Boys Minors earn dramatic 8-7 win over Kane

A wild pitch was a fitting way to end a wild Boys Minors All-Star game between Warren and Kane Tuesday at Betts Jackson.With two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, Braylon Barnes took off from third after ball four to teammate Johnny Palmieri skipped away from the backstop to give Warren ...

Post 135 brings the lumber in win over Corry

Post 135 pounded out 18 hits, including four each from Seth Baldensperger and Mark Reiff en route to 16-3 win over Corry Northwest Savings Bank Tuesday at Old Legion Field.After a tough 1-run loss to Blair a night earlier, there would be little drama on Tuesday.On the mound, Adam Munksgard gave ...

Rolling along: Blair tops Post 135 again, stays unbeaten

What began as a pitcher's duel between Blair and Post 135 quickly turned into a battle of bats and defense - or lack thereof - Monday at Old Legion Field.In a game that saw 11 combined errors, Blair held on for a 9-8 win over Post 135 in the third meeting between the two teams this year. Blair ...

Warren Girls Majors fall to Punxsy

The Warren Major Girls All-Star team was looking to break through on Friday against Punxsutawney. Instead it was the visitors that did just that.Hannah McCombs went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI, while Bella Martino was 2-for-2 with two RBI and three runs scored as Punxsy earned a 13-0, ...

Is the NHL a good fit in Vegas? Part II

Mr. Close, we'll have to agree to disagree.You came in the newroom after the NHL announced that expansion to Sin City was happening, seemingly beyond thrilled with the proposition.I, on the other hand, had been kicking and screaming for months.Vegas, it's not you, it's the league. You've ...

Morrison notches hit in pro baseball debut with Elizabethton

KINGSPORT, TN Hank Morrison's professional baseball career got off to a strong start on Thursday for the Twins' Class A Appalachian League affiliate Elizabethton in its season opener.The Warren native and 22nd round pick of the Twins out of Mercyhurst, playing right field and batting seventh, ...

Blair stays unbeaten with win over Post 658

Blair remained undefeated in Warren County Senior American Legion Baseball League play with an 11-1 win over Youngsville Post 658 in six innings Thursday at Old Legion Field.Derek Reagle went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three runs batted in at the plate in addition to working five innings ...

Is the NHL a good fit in Vegas? Part I

Earlier this week, the NHL officially announced that Las Vegas would be the site for its expansion team, beginning in the 2017-18 season.I'm here to tell you why it's a great idea.The NHL needs a shot in the arm. In terms of numbers, they are no longer one of the 'Big 4' pro sports league in ...