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Lady Lions earn 3-1 win over Erie First

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The WCCS Lady Lions bounced back after a rocky start to win their second New Penn Christian Conference volleyball match of the season on Tuesday, 3-1 in front of the home crowd at Warren County Christian School.After falling behind early and dropping the first set 18-25, senior Desirae Kerr ...

Knights drop opener to Braves

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Eisenhower's 2016 season opener certainly didn't lack for excitement.The Knights found the back of the net four times the problem was so did Iroquois' Senad Hucic.In addition to Hucic's monster game, Tyler McGee also scored twice as the Braves bested the Knights 7-4."We got down early in the ...

Lady Knights open season with win

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The Forest Area Lady Fires hosted Eisenhower for season opening soccer action and the Lady Knights came up with a 3-2 win thanks to a strong offensive effort."It was an outstanding effort by both teams. I was really happy with us, and our younger players really stepped up," said Ike head coach ...

New-look Dragons fall at Warriors

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ERIE - A new-look Warren boys soccer team opened play against East on Tuesday, falling to the Warriors by a final score of 4-1 in a non-region match at Erie Veterans Stadium.East scored three goals in the first half to take a commanding lead over the Dragons. Omar Saleh started things off with ...

Lady Wolverines fall in 5-set thriller

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JOHNSONBURG - Sheffield played AML rival Johnsonburg tough in Tuesday's season opening volleyball match, but struggled to find consistency in a five-game loss to the Ramettes.The Lady Wolverines fell behind with a 12-25 loss before winning the second set 25-21 and dropping the third 14-25. ...

Warren drops match to powerhouse Villa

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The Lady Dragons hosted Villa Maria Tuesday at Betts Park, however, falling in a 5-0 sweep.The opening match pitted Gracie Wood against Villa freshman, Sara Demarco. Wood put up another valiant effort, however, the skill of Demarco was too much and she took the match, 6-1, 6-2."Sara comes from ...

Tomlin optimistic as Steelers prep for opener

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mike Tomlin has confidence in the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary. And the linebackers. And the defensive line. And tight end. And everywhere else his team will begin the 2016 season in Washington on Monday with guys atop the depth chart who weren't the guys Tomlin had in mind ...

Bills’ Williams cleared from concussion protocol

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Bills safety Aaron Williams was too excited to return to practice for the first time in nearly a month to worry about the potential long-term effects his latest head injury might have on his career."Honestly, it probably does have an effect on the future," Williams ...

A rematch of epic proportions

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Before I recap last week's top action, I want to point out that Meadville hosts DuBois this Friday.If you remember (and how could you forget?), the two teams set multiple state and national records as Meadville won 107-90 at E.J. Mansell Stadium last season.Meadville running back Journey Brown ...

Warren opens season at LeBoeuf tournament

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WATERFORD The Warren Dragon volleyball team participated in the 16-team Fort LeBoeuf tournament Saturday.In the morning pool, Warren took second place, going 2-1, defeating Hickory 25-25 and Northwestern 25-17, but losing to Clarion 18-25.Their second place finish put them in an afternoon pool ...

Warren freshman Hahn shines at McDowell Invite

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ERIE After shattering school records at Beaty, Warren freshman Naomi Hahn got her high school career started in grand fashion.Hahn raced to a fourth place finish (19:44.5) out of 161 runners at the prestigious McDowell Cross Country Invitational Saturday at Brown's Farm in Erie.The event ...

Times Observer Football Rankings

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The Times Observer's football rankings for the Week of Sept. 4. Rankings for volleyball and soccer will begin at the start of their respective regular seasons.District 101A/2A (19 teams) Rec. Pvs.1. Sharpsville (2A) 2-0 12. Farrell (1A) ...

Eisenhower rolls in Backyard Brawl

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Quite simply, Eisenhower came out on a mission in the Backyard Brawl against rival Youngsville on Friday.The defense accounted for two touchdowns, while Spencer Head ran for two scores and threw for another as the Knights built a 48-0 halftime lead en route to a 48-12 win at the Pasture of ...

Eagles strike early in win over Dragons

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GROVE CITY - The Warren Dragons came into Friday's game looking to make a statement to the rest of Region 5.Grove City senior quarterback Kameron Patterson and his teammates had other ideas.Patterson connected with Shawn Lutz for three touchdowns through the air in the first half to help lead ...

Wolverines fall on the road

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The Brockway Rovers scored just seconds into the first quarter, and never let up throughout the entire first half, defeating the visiting Wolverines 56-9.Sheffield head coach Dave Fitch found encouragement in his young team despite the blowout loss."When you play a team like this," said Fitch, ...

WCCS earns win

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Warren County Christian School swept Calvary Baptist on Friday, 25-16, 25-17, 25-17.Leading the way for the Lady Lions were Allison Weidner (9 kills, 1 ace), Kelsey Kelly (5 kills, 10- digs), Desirae Kerr (4 kills, 20 assists), Becca Erdman (6 service points, 1 block, 2 kills, 7 assists), ...

Thanks to Narduzzi, plenty of optimism with Pitt heading into 2016

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There is a buzz around Pitt football in 2016 not seen in quite some time.Head coach Pat Narduzzi is the main reason for that, injecting much needed life and energy into the program. Of course, the return of star running back James Conner from a serious knee injury and leukemia has a lot to do ...