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WCCS earns victory; Jamestown tops Tidioute

Tommy Jones led three players in double figures with 20 points as Warren County Christian School notched a 63-45 win over the Salamanca Home School Co-Op. The Lions (9-6) jumped out to an 11-5 lead after one quarter and 30-16 advantage at halftime on senior night and never looked ...

Double your fun: Dragons outlast LeBoeuf in two overtimes

WATERFORD – No matter what it took, Warren wasn’t going to leave Fort LeBoeuf High School without picking up a big Region 6 win. Noah Becker, Jake Kupchella and Griffin Suppa led a gritty effort for the Dragons that resulted in a 54-50, double overtime triumph over the host ...

Ike edged as Cochranton goes crazy from deep

Try as they might, Eisenhower wasn’t able to overcome the hot outside shooting of visiting Cochranton in Friday’s Region 3 contest. The Cardinals made 11 triples, including four by Zac Wigton and three from Chance Hoffman en route to a 58-51 win over the host Knights. “They hit ...

Sheffield battles in setback to Kane

A day after scoring 56 points, Sheffield was able to contain Kane’s Andrew Bucheit. The senior still had 15 points, however, leading the Wolves to their third victory of the season over the host Wolverines, 63-44. Sheffield got a monster game from Drew Higby with 12 points, 10 rebounds ...

Region 3 leader Cambridge tops Youngsville

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS – Cambridge Springs is atop the Region 3 standings for a reason. Behind 20 points from 6-7 junior Turner Kurt, the Blue Devils earned a 61-31 win over visiting Youngsville on Friday. “It’s hard to come in here and win,” said Youngsville coach Jim Kesterholt. “We ...

Warren sweeps Mercyhurst Prep as McCullough sets school record

After weeks of knocking on the door of their personal goals, several Warren swimmers kicked the door down in Thursday’s Region 3 sweep of Mercyhurst Prep at the Warren County YMCA. The night was highlighted by Paige McCullough’s record-setting time of 1:19.16 in the 100-meter ...

Lady Dragons drop battle with Central

ERIE – Region 6 has turned into an all out 4-team battle for the top spot. Warren handed Central Tech a 15-point loss on its home floor on Jan. 14 and this time it was the Lady Falcons turn, as they earned a 45-32 win over the Lady Dragons on Thursday. “We basically swapped ...

Ike girls earn road win over Union City

UNION CITY – Eisenhower  went on the road and was able to grind out a 37-29 Region 3 win over Union City on Thursday. Kirsten Baran had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as well as four blocked shots to lead the Lady Knights, who improved to 7-10 overall and 5-5 in Region ...

Lady Eagles fall to Maplewood

Simple, but effective. Maplewood didn’t use anything flashy in Thursday’s 60-44 Region 3 win over Youngsville, instead choosing to pound the ball inside to junior forward Maggie Hunter for the majority of their offense. Hunter finished with 32 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks as ...

Knights pin visiting Iroquois

The Eisenhower Knights picked up a win in Wednesday’s Region 3 dual against Iroquois, defeating the Braves by a final score of 53-19 at Eisenhower High School. Ike claimed the maximum six points in eight of the 14 weight classes and outscored Iroquois 23-13 in contested ...

Morelli set to become next head football coach at Warren Area High School

Warren Area High School appears to have its next head football coach. Mark Morelli, who has 14 years head coaching experience (11 at Ridgway High School and three at Cameron County High School), is listed on the agenda for Monday’s Warren County school board committee meetings under ...

Tidioute girls score big win over Union City

“We told the girls that both teams would have improved, and that we just wanted to improve more,” said an excited Tidioute Lady Bulldogs head coach Christy Valentine after their 46-43 win over visiting Union City. Hanna Divido went eight of 14 at the line and hit three ...

Eagles get victory on tiebreaker

Youngsville had to dig deep, both on the mat and in the rule book to earn a win over Seneca on Wednesday. Tied at 21-21, the Eagles and Bobcats had to go all the way down to tiebreaker criteria ‘H,’ number of first period points, which went to Youngsville. In between, Austin Spear ...

Dragons drop thriller to GM

It was a crazy night for Dragon wrestling at Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium against General McLane’s Lancers, with the visitors coming away with a dramatic 38-37 win. The Lancers started the night with an 18-point lead. A couple matches later, Alex Anderson at 113 pinned McLane’s Patrick ...

Dragon swimmers continue busy week with wins over East

Warren took advantage of Wednesday’s home swim meet against East to post several personal bests en route to a sweep of the Warriors at the Warren County YMCA. Paige McCullough and Lydia Latimer both won a pair of individual events for the Lady Dragons in a 134-7 victory. McCullough took ...

Knights bounce back with win

SAEGERTOWN – Eisenhower got back on the winning track on Wednesday, dropping Region 3 foe Saegertown 42-27. The win propels Ike into a three-way tie for second place in Region 3. Eisenhower, Iroquois, and Maplewood are all 5-3 in region play. Eisenhower is 8-6 overall. The Knights used a ...

Dragons earn Region 6 win over Conneaut

Warren wasn’t about to let another close game slip away at home. Griffin Suppa scored a career-high 17 points and Noah Becker a career-best 16 as the Dragons held off Conneaut on Tuesday, 58-49. The win gives Warren a regular season sweep of their Region 6 foe. “Region win at ...

Eagles beat Saegertown for 2nd time

The first 24 minutes of Tuesday’s Region 3 match-up between Youngsville and Saegertown were about as even as could be. The final eight belonged to Brady Kesterholt and the Eagles. Kesterholt scored 13 of his game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter — including an 8-of-8 ...