Warren Dragons

Morelli honored

Warren Area High School head football coach Mark Morelli was honored at the Pennsylvania State Football Coaches Association Clinic in State College (PSFCA). They had a session called ‘Honor your Own.’ The Coaches Association hands out awards for years of service, coach of the year and ...

GJR’s height too much for Dragons to overcome in playoff loss

A lack of size has hurt the Warren basketball team all season and things were no different in the opening round of the District 10 playoffs against George Junior Republic Friday. The Tigers have a pair of forwards 6-foot-4 or better and took full advantage of that mismatch on their way to a ...

Dragons seek to extend season against GJR

It’s been an up and down sort of season for the Warren Dragons, but now they have a chance to make their mark when the stakes are the highest. For the third consecutive year, the Dragons will host a District 10 Class 4A playoff game, all against teams from Mercer County. The George ...

Well done, Margo

As much as any program I’ve ever covered, the Warren Lady Dragons basketball team embodies a family. That starts at the top with coach Lisa LaVan, one of the most phenomenal people I’ve ever known, and trickles down through the entire program. It’s a team I’ve covered a lot the past ...

McMeans, Dragons come up just short at DuBois

DUBOIS – Devin McMeans scored a career-high 22 points, but the Warren Dragons came up just short against DuBois in their regular season finale on Wednesday, 60-56. “Dev was on fire,” said Warren coach Jeff Berdine. “Ten of 13 from the field for a career-high.” Jake Kupchella had ...

Dragons fall flat in loss to Corry

Corry opened the game at Warren with an 11-4 run and never trailed as the Beavers spoiled the Dragons’ Senior Night with a 64-37 win. Beaver senior Albert Jiang scored eight of Corry’s first 11 points on his way to a game-high 19 on the night. “This game was the exact opposite of the ...

Union City wrestlers too much for Dragons in regular season finale

UNION CITY – Coming off a controversial loss, Warren’s wrestlers ran into a buzzsaw at Union City Tuesday. The Bears won 10 of the 13 contested matches, eight of them via pinfall, on their way to a 62-12 win over the Dragons. “Sometimes you get the bear, and sometimes the bear gets ...

Tough result

Emotion is one of the things that drives athletes to be great. It creates a passion for the sport, their team and gives them the will to be better. Sometimes it can get the best of them and lead to mistakes. Sometimes those mistakes prove costly. An emotional moment on an emotional night ...

Warren girls ease past Corry; boys tie

CORRY – The Warren swim teams traveled to Corry on Monday in their final meet before the District 10 championships, with the girls coming away with a dominant 114-47 win and the boys battling to a 75-all tie. For the boys, it was their second tie this season. The girls had a number of ...

Lady Dragons cruise past Meadville on Senior Day

With the Warren Lady Dragons winning big in the fourth quarter on Saturday against Meadville, their entire team remained fully engaged as senior Laura Lucks stepped to the foul line. Lucks knocked down the first of two attempts, the final senior to get into the scoring column in a 61-28 win ...

Smothering

The game of basketball can look easy when the shots are falling. When they aren’t, the good teams find a way to win. That was certainly the case for Warren on Friday, as they turned in a top-notch defensive effort in a 41-33 win over Harbor Creek at Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium. The win ...

Dragon wrestlers drop close match to Corry

aclose@timesobesrver.com CORRY – A night after an exciting match against county rival Eisenhower, Warren had another thriller on Friday against Corry. It came down to the last bout of the night, but the home standing Beavers were able to earn a 39-34 decision. “We just had an ...

Knights take down Dragons in fierce battle

There are many fierce rivalries among Warren County sports teams. There might not be a better one right now than when Eisenhower and Warren wrestlers lock up. The standing room only crowd at Eisenhower High School Thursday night got the privilege of witnessing first-hand just how much the ...

Lady Dragons drop close battle with Girard

GIRARD – Warren was looking to spoil the party, but Girard sent out legendary coach Larry Seneta in style. The Jackets outscored the Lady Dragons 22-12 in the fourth quarter to earn a 61-51 win – Seneta’s final home game in his illustrious career. “The girls are disappointed,” ...

Dragon swimmers top Mercyhurst Prep

ERIE – The Warren swim teams traveled to Erie on Thursday to square off with Mercyhurst Prep. The boys came away with a hard-earned 87-74 win, while the girls fell by the slimmest of margins, 85-84. Seth Harrington was one of several Dragons with a strong meet, qualifying for districts in ...

To the brink

Warren gave unbeaten Ridgway everything it wanted and then some on Tuesday, but in the end the Elkers, like they have done all season long, found a way. Both teams had chances in the final 10 seconds of regulation go amiss, and the Elkers, the No. 5 ranked team in Pennsylvania in Class 2A, ...

Lady Dragons roll to win over Fort LeBoeuf

The Warren Lady Dragons got off to a bit of a slow start Monday. A tough road game Saturday and no junior varsity game perhaps throwing them off their regular routine. Once they found their rhythym though, they were off to the races. Warren (9-10 overall, 5-5 Region 6) finished the first ...

Warren girls best Erie High

ERIE – The Warren swim teams traveled to Erie High on Monday, with the girls earning a 107-81 and the boys coming down to the final event, which was won by the Royals to edge the Dragons 85-82. Coach Russ Beyer was pleased with a number of performances on both sides, starting with Emily ...