Warren Dragons

County wrestlers travel to regional championships with eye toward states

Warren County will be well represented during the Northwest Regional wrestling tournaments today and tomorrow. A total of 15 county grapplers will take the mat looking for regional titles and/or a berth in the PIAA State wrestling tournament. Following a 2-10 record in the regular season, ...

Dragon swimmers ready for D-10 championships

Andrew Beyer and Lydia Latimer lead a strong contingent of Warren swimmers at the District 10 Class 3A swimming championships, which begin today and conclude on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, OH. Latimer, who went to states last season, is seeded third in the 50 freestyle at ...

Slippery Rock shoots lights out in semifinal win over Lady Dragons

MEADVILLE – Early in the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s District 10 Class 5A semifinal game between Warren and Slippery Rock, the Lady Rockets’ Macy McCall stumbled in the lane and threw up a shot that somehow found its way in. It was that kind of shooting night for Slippery Rock, as ...

Semifinal Showdown

Minutes after last season’s D-10 quarterfinal loss to Slippery Rock, Warren coach Lisa LaVan said that her team was already looking forward to next season. The Lady Dragons made it through the quarterfinal round this time around with a win over General McLane on Saturday, and will get a ...

Lady Dragons use precision execution to beat McLane, advance to D-10semis

ERIE – Warren coach Lisa LaVan wouldn’t go so far as to say her team executed the game plan perfectly in Saturday’s District 10 Class 5A quarterfinal game against General McLane, but they were pretty darn close. Margo Loutzenhiser scored 18 points, Rachel Wilson had 11 and the Lady ...

Tremendous Ten: Dragons advance record number to NW Regional

ERIE – The 2017-18 season has been a frustrating one at times for the Warren Dragons, but they certainly stepped up when it mattered the most. That actually might be an understatement, as the Dragons had 10 wrestlers earn top four finishes at the District 10 Class 3A championships on ...

Lady Dragons seek to extend season in D-10 quarterfinals vs. McLane

The Warren Lady Dragons embark on what they hope is a lengthy playoff run when they square off with General McLane at the Prep-Villa Events Center today (5:30 p.m.) in the District 10 Class 5A quarterfinals. They are playing with the intention of adding to a rich basketball legacy, but also ...

Local wrestlers take aim at D-10 championships

A combined 11 wrestlers from Eisenhower and Youngsville earned a trip to the District 10 2A tournament last weekend. Tonight, they begin their quest for district titles and a trip to the regional tournament in Sharon. Meanwhile, Warren’s wrestlers enter the District 10 3A tournament at ...

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 ...