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Prep rolls to second straight state title

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HERSHEY – Back-to-back. The Cathedral Prep Ramblers knocked off Imhotep Charter 38-28 for their second consecutive state title and fourth in program history on Thursday at Hersheypark Stadium. This was the rubber match between the two programs, with Imhotep winning over Prep in 2015 and ...

Competition, not realignment is the real answer for Big Ten

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There has been much talk bandied about in the wake of the Big Ten being left out of the College Football Playoff for the first time this season. Most of that talk has centered around the West division and how Wisconsin’s annual cake walk to the conference championship game is damaging the ...

Six Dragons earn all-region honors

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A strong season for the Warren Dragons resulted in three players being named Region 5 All-Stars and three more garnering second team status when the teams were released on Sunday. Seniors Connor Guiffre, Seth Harrington and Tanner Kays were first team selections, while seniors Bryce ...

Local athletes continue to excel in college

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Youth was served for the Edinboro women’s cross country team Saturday, as the young Fighting Scots finished 19th at the Division II national championships. Edinboro’s top four finishers were freshmen, led by Youngsville graduate Brooke Messinger, who finished the 6K ...

ANF chapter of NCTA tackles many projects

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The North Country National Scenic Trail (NCNST), administered by the National Park Service, runs about 4,200 miles from Vermont to North Dakota. The Allegheny National Forest Chapter of the North Country Trail Association works on maintaining the 100 miles of the NCNST that passes through our ...

The question of a second whitetail rut

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This week in a waiting room I saw a magazine article which brought to question a second rut. My first thought was, what a foolish question. And how perfectly matched to the minds of deer hunters, such fools we be. The simple answer is, each year whitetails rut once. After applying deer ...

Meeting set over Tracy Ridge objections

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A meeting has been scheduled regarding objections filed over the Allegheny National Forest’s decision to open up some trails at the Tracy Ridge Recreation Area. Deputy Forest Supervisor Rich Hatfield said that the meeting is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Supervisor’s office in ...

Tomlin’s authenticity a breath of fresh air

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We want people to be authentic, so why is it that when they are, we often criticize them for it? Enter Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, who came under fire for his recent comments, aired Sunday night on NBC’s ‘Football Night in America,’ about the New England Patriots. Tony Dungy brought ...

Column: Schiano and the self-righteous sports media

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On Sunday, I witnessed two things, one right after the other. One I have never seen before, the other, I see about once a week. Greg Schiano and the University of Tennessee had a written agreement, per reports, for the current Ohio State defensive coordinator to become the next head coach of ...

State’s second largest bear taken in Warren County

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The second biggest bear taken during the 2017 hunting season was taken in Warren County, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The PGC says a 691-pound male bear was taken on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Cherry Grove Township, by James M. Langdon of Wattsburg. The state’s heaviest bear ...

PGC releases bear harvest numbers

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The second largest bear taken in the first three days of the four-day statewide black bear season was harvested in Warren County. According to Pennsylvania Game Commission preliminary results published Wednesday, James Langdon of Wattsburg, killed the 691-pound bear with a rifle Tuesday in ...

Latimer, Nyquist and Lobdell named volleyball all-stars

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Warren volleyball had a tremendous season, capped by a trip to the District 10 final against General McLane. The Lady Dragons were rewarded on Thursday, with Lydia Latimer being named a First Team All-Star in Region 4 and Lex Nyquist and Ellie Lobdell both being selected to the second team. ...

Eisenhower, Warren get number of players on all-region teams

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The District 10 all-region football teams were announced on Thursday, with a number of Eisenhower Knights and Warren Dragons earning honors. For Eisenhower in Region 3, Jaydon Hayes (742 yards rushing, 320 receiving) was named first team at running back a year after earning first team at ...

Wood earns all-region tennis honors for Dragons

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Warren junior Gracie Wood had a strong season on the tennis court and she was rewarded for it by fellow District 10 coaches. Wood was named to the Region 2 all-star team, garnering second team honors, while also claiming a spot on the All District 10 second team. The full region all-star ...

NFL teams should be wary of Mayfield

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By now, you’ve had a chance to digest what Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield did against Kansas. After the Kansas captains refused to shake hands with him before their game on Saturday, Mayfield, the leader in the clubhouse to take home the Heisman, predictably torched the 1-win ...

District report: State champs and football playoffs

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It may be the start of the winter sports season, with practices getting underway on Friday, but there’s still been plenty going on with the fall sports throughout Districts 10 and 9, including a pair of state champions. Those state championships belong to the Maplewood volleyball team and ...