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Youngsville, Ike volleyball drop region matches

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Youngsville battled early against Region 3 heavy Cochranton, but the Eagles lost a long volley for the first point of the second set and the wheels fell off after that in a 25-14, 25-8 and 25-7 sweep from the visiting Cardinals Tuesday. “We were able to rally in the first game,” ...

Dragons compete at Meadville Invitational

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MEADVILLE – Jake McCullough shot a 78 and Rachel Wilson 80 to lead Warren at the Meadville Invitational, played at the Country Club of Meadville on Tuesday. “Jake and Rachel played alright,” said Warren coach Dan Passmore. Max Paris of McDowell and Ryan Peters of Saegertown each shot ...

Dragons roll past Meadville

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Warren’s boys soccer team scored twice in the first 10 minutes and never looked back during a 7-2 win over Meadville at War Memorial Field Monday. About the only mistake the Dragons (5-2) made in the game was a miscommunication between the defense and keeper Tommy Harrington that led to an ...

Road to Recovery

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Thirteen-year-old Madison Mohney tore the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in her right knee while playing soccer on June 25, 2016. Physically, it took Madison 434 days, one major surgery, 97 physical therapy sessions, seven EMT’s, six general doctors, two orthopedic doctors, and a chiropractor to ...

Dragons roll to win on Youth Soccer Day

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Warren has a proud soccer tradition and on Saturday the Dragons celebrated Youth Soccer Day at War Memorial Field with a dominating 10-0 win over Jamestown. The Dragons dominated the visitors from start to finish, which enabled a lot of players to see varsity action and afforded players the ...

Commissioners to meet Sept. 25, 26

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The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its final quarterly meeting of 2017 on Monday, Sept. 25 and Tuesday, Sept. 26. The Sept. 25 meeting will be held at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Visitors Center, in Lancaster County, while the Sept. 26 meeting will be held at ...

Knights dominate North East for first win of season

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Were it not for a few mistakes in the red zone, Eisenhower likely would have picked up its first win of the season last week at Northwestern. Coach Jim Penley attributed those mistakes to his players trying too hard to make a play and earn that victory. The Knights (1-3, 1-1) were “more ...

Mistakes prove costly as Dragons fall to Meadville

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Warren coach Mark Morelli isn’t much for cliches, but on Friday night the score truly wasn’t indicative of how competitive the Dragons’ game with Meadville actually was. True, Warren was on the wrong end of a 54-19 setback, but that was more due to turnovers than anything else – ...

AML South power Ridgway tops Sheffield

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JOHNSONBURG – Sheffield fell to AML South powerhouse Ridgway Friday night in Johnsonburg, 58-6, in a game that saw multiple players taken away in ambulances, a halftime that took place with 4:53 left in the second quarter, and a memory of a lifetime for one player. “It was kind of a weird ...

Dragons looking for second win; Ike, Sheffield seek first

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It’s hard to believe, but we’re already into the fourth week of the high school football season. Warren earned it’s first victory of the season last week, a 44-34 triumph over Franklin in which the offense erupted for over 550 total yards. Eisenhower, meanwhile, is still in search ...

High School Football picks

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Close's Picks Last Week (26-5); Overall (81-15) District 10 Meadville 35, Warren 28 Eisenhower 20, North East 16 Cambridge Springs 28, Cochranton 7 Farrell 49, West Middlesex 0 Hickory 21, Sharon 14 Reynolds 42, Lakeview 8 Slippery Rock 49, Mercer 14 Wilmington 31, ...

Knights fall to Titusville

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TITUSVILLE – The Eisenhower boys soccer team traveled to Titusville to take on the Rockets and fell by a score of 7-1. Kai Skinner recorded a hat trick for the Rockets. Ross Venman scored at 26:56 of the second half for the Knights, who got 19 saves from Logan Green. “Logan Green ...

Knights blank Devils, 2-0

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Eisenhower’s girls soccer team bounced back from a tough Region loss at Seneca Monday to pick up a 2-0 Region 3 win over Cambridge Springs at Eisenhower High School Wednesday. “This was our best game yet,” Eisenhower coach Diana Elmquist said. “This was excellent, especially after ...

Ike, Sheffield, Youngsville volleyball fall

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KANE – Sheffield traveled to Kane on Thursday, and while the result was a 3-1 (18-25, 25-22, 10-25, 17-25) setback, it was a big improvement from Tuesday’s match against St. Marys. “We had a lot more effort and energy tonight,” said Sheffield coach Melissa Lemay. Callen Copley had ...

Dragons pass first Region 5 test with win at Saegertown

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SAEGERTOWN – Warren’s boys soccer team passed its first Region 5 test, and avenged a loss from last season, with a 4-2 win at Saegertown Tuesday. Warren lost a tough game in overtime at Saegertown in 2016. “We wanted the win this year,” Warren coach Denny Flatt said. The field’s ...

WCCS earns road triumph over CCSI

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SAEGERTOWN – The Warren County Christian School volleyball team traveled to CCSI and came away with a 3-1 victory – 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-13. Leading the way for the Lady Lions were Lydia Cox (12 service points, 2 aces, 2 digs), Rachel Beatty (5 service points, 1 ace, 17 assists, 7 ...

Eisenhower boys score cross country win

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WATERFORD – Eisenhower’s opening Region 4 cross country meets against Fort LeBoeuf and Corry couldn’t have been any closer on Tuesday. The Knights edged Corry 27-28 and fell to LeBoeuf 27-28. Tyler Burnell and Ethan Kellogg led the boys with fourth and fifth place finishes ...

Dragons, Eagles turn in strong efforts at Harbor Creek

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HARBOR CREEK – Warren and Youngsville traveled to Harbor Creek in their Region 4 openers. The host Huskies edged Warren in the girls meet, 28-31, while the HC boys also beat both the Dragons and Eagles, Each team turned in some impressive performances, however, as Warren sophomore Naomi ...