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Knights start strong in 56-36 Region 3 win over Saegertown

Eisenhower built a huge first half lead on their way to a 56-36 Region 3 victory over visiting Saegertown on Friday. The win pushes Eisenhower to 10-7 overall and 7-4 in Region 3, good enough for second place. Saegertown is now 4-14 and 0-11 in region play. A relentless defense in the first ...

Wolverines, Eagles defeated by tough league opponents

A sluggish start in both halfs hurt Sheffield in Friday’s 55-24 loss to AML power Ridgway. “They’re a very disciplined team,” said Sheffield coach Mike Knapp of the Elkers, who have been a mainstay in the District 9 and PIAA playoffs in recent years. “I have a lot of respect for ...

Big third quarter lifts Lady Dragons to win over Corry

Good teams find ways to win, even on an off night. The Lady Dragons overcame a slow start to earn a 62-58 win over Corry in Region 6 basketball action Thursday at Warren Area High School. Warren trailed by eight points at the half before rallying to take the lead behind a 21-8 third ...

Warren-Eisenhower wrestling: Clash for Cancer

Dick Balas and the Warren wrestling program were looking to give back. At Friday night’s match with Eisenhower, they will be doing just that. In what’s being billed as the ‘Clash for Cancer,’ both the Dragons and the Knights have raised nearly $1,200 through t-shirt sales and ...

Assessing Youngsville football

What has happened to the Youngsville High School football program is not an easy thing to digest. Already, there has been a supercharged, emotional response from a number of adults in the community to try and save the team after the Warren County School District proposed that the program ...

‘Fearsome five’ battle for Sheffield in loss to Brockway

Sheffield’s starting five saw plenty of action in Wednesday’s game against Brockway. That’s because Sierra Grubbs, Lexi Lyon, Destiny Wynn, Hannah Pierce and Ashley Frederick were the only players available for the Lady Wolverines, who fell to Brockway by a final score of 49-23 ...

Knights rally for thrilling win over North East, 39-38

Sometimes even a great team effort comes down to one individual. With his team trailing by five in Tuesday’s Region 3 dual against North East, Eisenhower’s Alex Barnett came up big with a first-period pinfall in the final match of the night to give the Knights a 39-38 team victory. ...

Superintendent: Youngsville football decision should not be based on emotion

There are good reasons to play football, or volleyball, or be a cheerleader, or be in the marching band. “Without me, they’re not going to have a team” is not one of them, according to Warren County School District officials. The Warren County School District administration on Monday ...

McLane tops Warren on senior night

Warren had its sight set on a senior night against General McLane on Tuesday. The Lancers had other plans. Seth Myers scored 12 of his 16 points in the first half and Alex Jay 12 of his 19 in the second half as GM came out of Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium with a 60-43 win over the ...

Hayes, Knights pick up key Region 3 win

GUYS MILLS- Eisenhower picked up a huge road win on Tuesday, coming home from Maplewood with a 40-36 victory over the Tigers. The win puts the Knights (10-7 overall, 7-4 in Region 3) in a second place tie with Cochranton (10-7, 7-4). Ike came into the game tied with Maplewood and Iroquois as ...

A late comeback attempt fell short for Youngsville in Tuesday’s Region 3 match-up against Union City as the Eagles fell to the Bears by a final score of 46-41 at Youngsville High School. The loss drops Youngsville’s record to 2-14 overall and 2-8 in the region. “We were sloppy ...

Warren grinds out win over McDowell in key Region 6 battle

Warren has certainly had McDowell’s number in recent meetings. Monday was no different, as the Lady Dragons held the Lady Trojans to just four points in the fourth quarter en route to a key 37-29 Region 6 win at Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium. The two teams have played some great ...

Lady Knights earn win over Iroquois

The Lady Knights picked up their second Region 3 win in a row on Monday, defeating visiting Iroquois by a final score of 37-28 at Eisenhower High School. Ike’s pressure defense caused problems for Iroquois early as the Lady Knights built an 8-2 lead after the first quarter and went ...

Tidioute girls beat Erie First

Tidioute got off to a strong start en route to a 48-29 win over over visiting Erie First Chirsitan on Monday. Nakiesha Krouse had a monster game, scoring 29 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. The Lady Bulldogs led 14-4 at the end of the first quarter and 28-10 at halftime and never looked ...

McDowell swimmers best Warren

The Warren swim teams dropped a Region 3 meet with McDowell on Monday, the girls falling 113-67 and the boys dropping a 131-52 final. The evening wasn’t without its highlights for the Dragons as Cara Anderson hit the district qualifying mark with her time of 2:31.14 in the 200 ...

Lady Dragons top Bradford; teams score big with fundraiser

Warren was looking to get back on track Saturday following a mini two-game losing streak, and they were able to do just that. The Lady Dragons put four players in double figures scoring, including 14 by Megan Wortman and 10 from Taylor Childress off the bench – both career highs, en ...

WCSD recommends discontinuing Youngsville football program

The Warren County School District administration has recommended discontinuing the Youngsville High School football program. Administration made the proposal during Monday’s slate of committee meetings. The proposal includes a co-op that would allow students at YHS to participate in football ...

Ike wins Sharon Duals

SHARON –  It was quite a weekend for Eisenhower at the Sharon Duals, as the Knights went 4-1 and came home with the team title. After suffering their only loss to Chartiers-Houston (38-36), the Knights came back to beat Corry in the semifinals and best the Bucs in the ...

Dragons dealt setback at Bradford

BRADFORD – After a big double-overtime win over Fort LeBoeuf on Friday, its third straight, Warren looked to keep surging when they went to Bradford for a non-region contest Saturday night. The Owls had other ideas. Senior guard Nate Higbie led three Bradford players in double figures ...

Dragon cheerleaders win competition

The Warren Area High School varsity cheerleading squad, pictured above, took first place in a competition at Johnsonburg on Saturday. Warren bested Bradford, St. Marys and Ridgway to take top honors.