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Conneaut on tap for Lady Dragons in playoff opener

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The quest for a District 10 three-peat begins on Wednesday for Warren softball.After receiving a bye to the quarterfinal round, the Lady Dragons (15-3) take on Conneaut (11-8) at 12 p.m. at Penn State Behrend.There were a few growing pains to start the season for coach Mark Bupp's squad, as ...

Championship gesture

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Whirley Industries Boys Minors Little League baseball coach Michael Barr decided to make Tuesday's home game in Sheffield against the Wilcox Brothers special, by having his team show its appreciation for a local Navy officer.Chief Petty Officer Steve Joblon, who is also an eighth-grade teacher ...

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CorrectionBen Thomas' name was incorrectly listed twice in a District 10 track and field story published in Tuesday's Times Observer that referenced Warren's 4x100 relay team.Kohl Nosel was also a member of that relay team that finished seventh at the D-10 championships, along with Mitchell ...

Great season ends for Mercyhurst baseball

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An outstanding year on the diamond for the Mercyhurst University baseball team came to an end Monday afternoon, as the Lakers were defeated by Millersville in a Division II Atlantic Regional elimination game.The Marauders have had Mercyhurst's number for the past two weeks. They knocked the ...

Sites, times announced for Dragons’ D-10 quarterfinal games

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District 10 announced Monday night where and when the Warren baseball and softball teams will be playing in their respective District 10 Class AAA quarterfinal games.Warren softball (15-3), the two-time defending District 10 champions, will play Conneaut (11-8) at 12 p.m. at Penn State Behrend ...

D-10 track and field on par with state’s best

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Out of a possible 72 events in Class AA and Class AAA boys and girls at the PIAA state championship track meet, District 10 boasts the top seed in 10.That's roughly 14 percent of events in a 12-district state in which D-10 is favored well above average. In fact, it trails only Districts 1 and ...

Weight in Gold

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Times Observer photos by Andy CloseAbove, Warren's Blake Ristau competes in the 3200 meter run at the District 10 Track and Field championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, OH. Ristau captured gold in the 1600 meter run to earn a trip to states. Inset, Warren's Lydia Latimer smiles on the ...

Lady Knights fall to Reynolds

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TRANSFER The Eisenhower Lady Knights fell by a score of 17-1 in four innings in the first round of the D-10 Class A softball playoffs to Reynolds on Saturday afternoon.Ike, which was making its first playoff appearance since 2010, will return a good portion of its roster next season. ...

Ike baseball to play at SRU

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District 10 announced the sites for some of its baseball playoffs over the weekend.The Eisenhower Knights will play Jamestown at 1:30 p.m. at Slippery Rock University on Wednesday.. That game will be the first of a triple-header, with Rocky Grove and Iroquois to follow at 4 and Cochranton vs. ...

Things heating up for D-10 football recruits

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District 10 schools have sent a number of football players to the Division I level in recent years and that tradition is likely to continue.Meadville class of 2017 running back Journey Brown, who rushed for the second most yards (722) ever in a high school game in the United States in a 107-90 ...

Local track athletes ready to compete in D-10 Championships

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To get to the state meet from District 10, you first have to leave the state.The top track and field athletes from Eisenhower, Youngsville and Warren will head to Geneva, Ohio on Saturday to compete in the D-10 Championships at the SPIRE Institute. From there, the district champions and those ...

Three tied for top spot in High School Trap League

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By BEN OVIATTboviatt@timesobserver.comWith the regular season completed, three teams find themselves in a tie for first place in the Warren County High School Trap League. Corry, Warren Blue and Youngsville will compete in a shoot-off during the league's annual field day competition next ...

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Kinzua soccerThe Kinzua Soccer Club will be implementing a mandatory Fall 2016 pre-registration for U10-U15 players, with birth years from 2002-2008. Kinzua is a competitive, traveling soccer club that plays on Sundays, August through November, against teams from all around northwestern ...

Warren earns share of Region 6 title

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ERIE - The Lady Dragons wrapped up a share of the Region 6 title on Thursday, but they had to work to do it.After Villa Maria rallied to tie the game in the bottom of the sixth, the two teams battled into extra innings before Warren broke out for four runs in the top of the ninth, going on to ...

Warren softball begins D-10 title defense on Wednesday

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Warren softball will begin its quest for a District 10 championship three-peat on Wednesday.As the No. 3 seed, the Lady Dragons received a bye and will play No. 6 Conneaut, which also received a bye.They will enter the playoffs on a 10-game winning streak and an overall record of 15-3.Conneaut, ...

Change to District 10 Class A baseball playoffs

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When the District 10 baseball playoff brackets were released yesterday, Eisenhower, Rocky Grove and Cochranton widely considered to be the top three teams in Class A were all on the same half of the bracket.That is no longer the case.Eisenhower will still play Jamestown in their quarterfinal ...