Warren Dragons

Championship Dreams: Warren softball has sights set on D-10 title

The approach for the Warren Area High School softball team in the District 10 playoffs has been very businesslike. Don’t expect that to change on Monday against Slippery Rock, even with the prospect of a championship on the immediate horizon, beginning at 2 p.m. at Penn State Behrend. ...

Title game bound

ERIE, Pa. – The fourth inning is quickly becoming Warren’s best friend in the District 10 playoffs. The Lady Dragons broke open a scoreless game in the fourth inning of Thursday’s Class 4A semifinal against Fort LeBoeuf with four runs, helping them to a 7-1 win that lifted them into ...

County athletes set to compete at state track and field meet

bhagberg@timesobserver Warren County will be well-represented when the PIAA Track and Field Championships get underway today in Shippensburg. Seven county athletes, Youngsville’s Jake Hogg and Jordan Keyes, Eisenhower’s TerryLee Talasky, Delaney Nizzi and Jonah Samuelson and Warren’s ...

Lady Dragons roll past Conneaut, into D-10 semifinals

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Smiles were spread across every member of the the Warren Area High School softball team as they waited at home plate for teammate Lex Nyquist, who had just delivered a 2-run home run in the fourth inning of Wednesday’s District 10 Class 4A quarterfinal against Conneaut. ...

Cummings blasts two homers, but Dragons come up just short against Meadville

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – A missed opportunity. That’s likely how Warren baseball will view its 6-5 District 10 quarterfinal loss to Meadville Wednesday at Critchfield Park. Trailing 4-3 and with the bases loaded in the sixth, the Dragons couldn’t put the ball in play against Meadville ...

Weather puts District 10 playoffs on hold

The Warren Area High School baseball and softball teams had to wait a little longer than usual to start their respective regular seasons because of inclement weather. As it turns, the playoffs are no different. Rain and thunderstorms across the region put a halt to a large portion of the ...

Warren softball begins quest for D-10 title

The Warren Area High School softball team had a brilliant regular season, going 13-4 and capturing the Region 6 title. They want more, however. Much more. A loss to Grove City in the 2017 quarterfinals still stings for a group that returns seven starters from that team. They are now a ...

Dragons aim to take the next step in playoffs

After losing only two players from a surprise 17-5 2017 season, expectations were sky high for Warren baseball heading into 2018. While the Dragons hit a rough patch in late April through early May, losing three of four, they rebounded to finish 13-6 and Region 6 runner-up. Now they turn ...

Eyes on the prize

Several Warren County athletes are seeking return trips to states at the District 10 Track and Field championships today at Slippery Rock University, while others aim to punch their ticket for the first time. One senior will take to the D-10 stage one final time, looking to make it 4-for-4. ...

When do we play?

The life of a high school athlete, and their family, can get a little hectic at times. Keeping the schedule straight with school, coursework, practices, games, work, family obligations and any other activity they might be involved in takes a lot of planning and coordination. And that’s just ...

Warren softball falls to St. Marys in regular season finale

A 3-run fourth inning snapped a 1-1 tie and propelled St. Mary’s to a 6-2 softball win over Warren at the Legion Complex Wednesday. A pair of Dragon miscues in the inning allowed all three runs to come across. “It’s not the first time we’ve lost a game, and it won’t be the first ...

Dragons come up short against Olean to close regular season

The final game of the 2018 regular season wasn’t exactly what the Warren Dragons had in mind, but they certainly have plenty to look forward to. In a cross-state showdown between two teams with big postseason aspirations, it was Olean, aided by five Warren miscues, that came out on top at ...

Irwin dominates again, Morrison goes deep as Dragons pummel Harbor Creek

When Warren traveled to Harbor Creek earlier this season, the Dragons couldn’t keep Nick Trombetta and Lucas Folmer off the bases. The pair accounted for six of the Huskies 10 hits and four of the seven runs in a 7-1 win. When they had their rematch at Legion Field Tuesday, Warren starter ...

Warren edged by Harbor Creek in 10-inning thriller

In the grand scheme of things, Tuesday’s game between Warren and Harbor Creek didn’t mean much. Still, it’s one the Lady Dragons would have liked to win. Kallie Forcht’s RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the visiting Lady Huskies to a 2-1 win on senior night for the Lady Dragons ...

Dragons finish second at D-10 tennis

ERIE – The Warren Dragons tennis team capped off a terrific season by finishing second at the District 10 Class 2A team championships on Friday at the Pennbriar Athletic Club in Erie. The Dragons got a win from the No. 2 doubles team of Cade Poston and Zach Fincher in the semifinals to ...

Balas signs with Gannon

Warren Area High School senior Owen Balas signs his National Letter of Intent to wrestle collegiately for the Gannon Golden Knights, beginning in 2018-2019. In front are Balas, along with his parents, Dick and Pam Balas. In back, from left is Warren Area High School head wrestling coach Dick ...

Warren softball smacks Mercyhurst Prep, 21-0

ERIE – Warren had 11 extra-base hits, including two home runs from Ellie Lobdell and the first varsity double for freshman Rylie Yeager in a 21-0, 3-inning win over Mercyhurst Prep on Friday. The Region 6 champion Dragons (13-2), had a number of players with monster offensive games, ...