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Lady Dragons rally for thrilling win on senior night

The Lady Dragons are far from finished with district playoffs now less than a week away, but Tuesday's match against Conneaut was still a fitting send-off for the team's four seniors.On senior night at Warren Area High School, the Lady Dragons rallied from a big deficit in the deciding fifth ...

Bracket breakdown – D-10 girls soccer

Action gets underway in the first round of the 2A girls playoffs today, with 1A and 3A also starting in earnest in the coming days.Here's a look at Warren's potential chances in 3A, as well as the other classifications.3AWarren (12-5) will go into Tuesday's semifinal matchup against Meadville ...

Bracket breakdown – D-10 boys soccer

The District 10 soccer playoffs officially begin today with first round action in 2A girls.The Warren boys quarterfinal game will be played on Monday against Cathedral Prep at a site and time to be determined. Here's a look at how they stack up, as well as the other classifications.3AThis ...

Ike volleyball season comes to a close

UNION CITY The Lady Knights dropped their season finale at Union City in three sets, 10-25, 20-25, 16-25.Madi Hultman (8 digs, 1 ace), Shanna Peters (5 digs, 2 aces, 1 kill) and Tess Morningstar (2 kills, 1 block) led Ike.The JV was also defeated by UC, 10-25, 14-25. Alexis Courtney had three ...

Bradford boys soccer’s run of D-9 titles ends

BROCKWAY The Bradford boys and girls soccer programs have proven to be fierce rivals with Warren over the years.On Tuesday, they were both knocked out of the District 9 semifinals the girls by St. Marys 2-1 and the boys by DuBois 1-0.For the boys, it snaps a remarkable run of four-straight ...

High five: Warren County Christian wins fifth straight conference title

ERIE - The WCCS Lady Lions closed out another undefeated season while wrapping up their fifth consecutive New Penn Christian Conference Tournament Championship this weekend in Erie.The Lady Lions opened with a quick 25-15, 25-9, 25-10 sweep of Erie Bethel in the semifinal round. Junior outside ...

Mineweaser has unique experience at Browns game

Halee Mineweaser, age 12 of Youngsville, recently got to be the 'Browns Kickoff kid' for the Bears/Browns preseason game on Sept. 1. Her father, Eric, is the President of the Kinzua Country Browns Backers Club for Warren County.At Browns Backers Weekend, he purchased $20 in raffle tickets for a ...

Is Penn State football back?

It's been a long time since Penn State football has been relevant on a national level.That seemed unlikely to change any time soon after the school was dealt unprecedented sanctions in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.Maybe, just maybe, however, they could be on their way back.Saturday's ...

Ike girls finish season on strong note

The Lady Knights ended their season on a positive note as eight different players found the back of the net in a 9-0 win over Oil City on Monday.Terry Lee Talasky scored twice in the first 10 minutes to give Ike a comfortable lead early in the match. The Lady Knights were far from done, ...

Warren girls, Youngsville’s Messinger grab top honors

ERIE It was quite a day for Warren County at the 2016 Northwest PA Cross Country Invitational.The meet, comprising schools from Region's 4, 5 and 6, was won on the girls side both as a team with Warren and individually with Youngsville's Brooke Messinger.Messinger turned in her best ...

Wolverines race past Red Raiders

Playing on a rain soaked Wolverine Mountain, in temperatures just above freezing, it wasn't ideal weather Saturday when Sheffield hosted the Cameron County Red Raiders. But that didn't stop the Wolverines from playing one of their best games all season, winning 26-6.Sheffield head coach Dave ...

Dragons roll to win over Bulldogs

The Warren boys soccer team rolled to a 10-0 win over Meadville on Senior Recognition Saturday at War Memorial Field.Simon Smith and Gage Labesky were recognized for their leadership qualities, commitment to mentoring the younger players and outstanding soccer skills. With the win, the Dragons ...

They’re in! Knights secure spot in D-10 football playoffs

The Knights are in.Eisenhower received the final berth out of Region 3 in the District 10 2A football playoffs, whose matchups were released on Sunday.Ike finished in a tie for fourth place with North East in Region 3 with a 3-3 record. The 'Pickers own a head-to-head win over the Knights, but ...

Warren soccer teams get playoff assignments as brackets released

The Warren girls soccer team was rewarded for another outstanding regular season when the District 10 playoff brackets were released Sunday, while the boys have a tough draw as they attempt to win their second D-10 title in three years.The Lady Dragons enter the 4-team 3A field at 12-5 and will ...

The Finish Line

Part two in a two-part Diversions series about Warren Area High School's state championship cross country team of 1966. The first part of the series was published in last Saturday's WTO.Park in Erie. The Class B Grapepickers were led by Ted Miller, the only area coach whose savvy rivaled ...

Knights run wild in the rain en route to region win

Friday's weather indicated that it would be a night for the offensive line and the running game and boy was it ever.Behind a dominating effort from Eisenhower's offensive line, Bryon Braswell ran for 211 yards and three touchdowns as the Knights earned a 47-14 win over Saegertown in cold and ...

Dragons fall to Oilers

OIL CITY - Noah Petro and Jahmeer Jordan both rushed for over 100 yards in the first half to help lead Oil City to a 36-0 win over Warren in Region 5 action Friday at Oil City High School.The Oilers improve to 2-7 overall while the loss drops Warren to 1-8. Both teams were winless in Region 5 ...

Eagles return to the field

Youngsville played its first football game in three weeks on Friday night.Cambridge Springs didn't seem to care.The Devils jumped out to a 19-0 lead after one, extended the lead to 35-0 at the break while working in backups in the second quarter and shut the Eagles down, holding Youngsville to ...

Setting the record straight on D-10 football playoffs

There has been plenty of complaining from some of the self-righteous 'gurus' in District 10 about not only the move to six classes, but also about teams choosing to opt out of the playoffs.It's time to set some things straight.The biggest complaint I hear about teams opting out is that it's ...

WCCS Lady Lions cap off unbeaten regular season with win over Forest

The Lady Lions put the finishing touches on another undefeated regular season with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-22 sweep of Forest Area in a non-league match Thursday at Warren County Christian School.Leading the way for the Lady Lions were Desirae Kerr (nine digs, five service points, two aces, one ...