Warren Dragons

Steelies win again

OBERLIN, Ohio – Another day, another solid pitching performance from a Warren pitcher for the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects. Friday was Nick Hussey’s turn to keep the Steelies in the game until the offense came alive. They did just that in the fifth inning, when they turned a 1-run game ...

Grosch throws no-hitter; Steelies win pair

CLEVELAND – Warren pitchers dominated the first day of the Brownlee Showcase Tournament in Cleveland as the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects picked up a pair of wins. Mitch Grosch fired a no-hitter in a 4-0 win over the Brownlee Lookouts to open the day, and Ryan Rafalski threw a complete game ...

Regulators top Power

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – The Southern Tier Regulators used a balanced offensive attack to top the Full Circuit Power, 6-3, at Diethrick Park Wednesday. No Regulators player had more than one run scored or one RBI. Three hitters, including Warren’s Lance Baldensperger, recorded two hits in the ...

Dragon baseball closes strong year with D-10 title

The 2018-19 school year was a historic one for high school athletics in Warren County. As such, we decided to take a look back at the athletes and teams that made this season so special. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive overview of each team, but rather a look back at some of the ...

Volleyball sets tone in banner year for Lady Dragons

The 2018-19 school year was a historic one for high school athletics in Warren County. As such, we decided to take a look back at the athletes and teams that made this season so special. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive overview of each team, but rather a look back at some of the ...

Steelies stop Invaders

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects bounced back from a tough loss Thursday with a 9-2 win over Invaders Baseball 17U at the University of Lynchburg Friday. Warren’s Ryan Rafalski picked up the win on the mound and McDowell’s Luke Jackson drove in three runs to pace the ...

Steelies get stung

LYNCHBURG, Va. – A day after tossing a pair of pitching gems, including a no-hitter, the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects was on the other side of that pitching prowess Thursday at Liberty University. The Steelies dropped a 7-1 decision to the Southern Maryland Sting Gold 17U to move to 2-1 in ...

Dragons dominate Region 7 All-Star selections

The District 10 champion Warren Dragons had a season to remember, and they were rewarded with a slew of Region 7 All-Stars, six first-teamers and two second-teamers to be exact. Aidan Morrison (catcher), Micah Passmore (third base), Ryan Rafalski (shortstop), Lance Baldensperger (center ...

Steelies split; STR falls 3-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects team split a pair of games in the Worthington Wood Bat Tournament Friday. The Steelies opened the day with a 13-4 win over Premier Ohio Heckler 16u, then dropped a 4-2 decision to Southern Ohio Athletics. The Steelheads Prospects wasted ...

Football in the air

Warren receiver Ryan Arnold tiptoes the sideline to make a catch during the Dragons’ Mercyhurst Camp at War Memorial Field, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Lakers quarterbacks coach Brandon Boylan went through through drills with skill position players as part of the camp.

Ei named Region 2 tennis Player of the Year

Warren tennis dominated the 4-team Region 2 this season, and the postseason all-star teams reflected that. Caleb Ei was voted Region Player of the Year, and, along with teammates Tyler Howard and AJ Seyler, earned first team singles honors. Both of Warren’s doubles teams – Thomas ...

In a battle of aces, Dragons come up just short against New Castle

ERIE, Pa. – One run in the first inning was all it took to decide Monday’s PIAA 4A first round game between Warren and New Castle. Unfortunately for the Dragons, that run belonged to the Hurricanes. In a battle of sophomore aces, it was Rocco Bernadina and the Canes’ that edged Ben ...

Fresh off D-10 title, Dragons look to make run in state playoffs

A week removed from their District 10 championship, the Warren Dragons are set to take the field in the state playoffs today when they battle New Castle in the Class 4A first round (Ainsworth Field, 1 p.m.). It’s been well-documented that the Dragons (16-6) were a bit snakebit in close ...

See us now: Local fans taking notice of outstanding teams

On Memorial Day 2018, I was walking through the parking lot at Penn State Behrend ahead of the District 10 Class 4A Softball championship game between Slippery Rock and Warren when I had a “last straw” moment. I had been contemplating writing a column about the lack of support for our ...

Dragon Mini Camp

Jameson Wooden tries to rip the ball away from Austin Hayes as part of a defensive drill during Warren Football’s Mini Camp at War Memorial Field, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Though the season is still more than three months away, the Dragons are working hard to improve on last year’s 6-4 record.

State playoff picture in 4A coming into focus

Both first round matchups in Warren’s quarter of the PIAA Class 4A Baseball Tournament bracket have now been set. The Dragons’ contest was set Tuesday when New Castle topped Yough. The potential quarterfinal opponents were decided Wednesday when District 9 and the WPIAL held their 4A ...

Dragons will face New Castle in first round of state playoffs

Fresh off their District 10 Class 4A title game win over General McLane, the Warren Dragons now know their opponent for the first round of the state baseball playoffs. Sophomore Rocco Bernadina struck out 14 batters in a 2-hit shutout, lifting his New Castle Hurricanes to a 1-0 victory over ...