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Saegertown buries 11 3’s to rally past Youngsville; Ike falls

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SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Eli Draa made three of Saegertown’s 11 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as the Panthers rallied for a 61-55 Region 3 victory over Youngsville on Tuesday. The 3-pointers helped offset a monster game by Youngsville’s (6-7 overall, 1-4 Region 3) Gage Hendrickson, who ...

Board discusses academic eligibility

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During a discussion of situational Sunday practices, a board member asked about academic eligibility. At Monday night’s school board meeting, board member Jeff Labesky recommended that Warren County School District stop allowing students who are failing a class to participate in ...

Rally time

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The senior leaders for the Tidioute Bulldogs have played a lot of basketball together, so there isn’t a situation they will face that will cause them to panic. Not even being down 7 with 1:40 remaining in regulation. Trailing Sheffield 47-40, Ryan Williams’ 3-pointer started a 10-0 ...

Youngsville powers past Tidioute

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With 6:15 to go in the first quarter Monday, Nakiesha Krouse drained a 3-pointer to give Tidioute Charter a 5-2 lead at Youngsville. By the time Krouse made a free throw with 2:30 to go in the fram, the Eagles had built a 10-6 lead they wouldn’t relinquish on their way to a 58-31 Region 2 ...

Warren wrestlers roll past Erie High

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ERIE, Pa. – Through three matches Monday, Erie held a 12-6 lead over visiting Warren. The Dragons rattled off eight straight wins from that point, five via pinfall and all with bonus points, en route to a 58-22 victory over the Royals. “We were happy with our performance tonight,” ...

Dragon swimmers sweep Royals

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ERIE, Pa. – The Warren Dragon swimmers got back on the winning track Monday, sweeping the Erie High Royals, 92-72 on the girls side and 108-61 on the boys side. “Everybody contributed,” said Warren coach Russ Beyer. “We’ve been swimming in a lot meter pools, and they have a little ...

Villa Maria hands Warren girls first loss

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ERIE, Pa. – Villa Maria rudely ended the Warren Lady Dragons’ 11-game win streak to start the season, 55-20 on Monday. The game was an anomaly in many ways for Warren, but perhaps no stat was more telling then the Victors (9-2 overall, 3-0 Region 6) holding Lady Dragon star senior Margo ...

Ike girls battle against Saegertown

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SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – A slow start might have been the only thing that prevented the Eisenhoewr Lady Knights from pulling off a Region 2 road victory on Monday against Saegertown. EHS spotted the Lady Panthers a 17-6 lead first quarter, but outscored them in the second half in what was ...

Triumphant return

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A quick glance at the box score from Saturday’s game between Oswayo Valley and Sheffield might not seem overly compelling at first. But a closer look reveals a pair of firsts for the Wolverines. The most obvious is Sheffield picking up its first win of the season, 80-45. The second may not ...

Into the gloaming

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The grass, stiff with frost, crunches under my feet as I walked swiftly along the dimly lit trail. The sun isn’t due to come up for a few minutes. The birds are just starting to wake up, with lazy tweets and chirps coming from the trees and bushes nearby. A deer, startled by my early ...

Husted, Beavers best Dragons

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Chase Husted poured in 26 points to lead visiting DuBois to a 62-48 win over Warren Saturday. Husted scored 14 of his points in the second half as the Beavers turned a 5-point halftime lead into a 14-point victory. “This was a good opportunity for us stepping out of region play,” Warren ...

TCCS falls at UC

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UNION CITY, Pa. – Eliza Reynolds scored 16 of her game-high 24 points in the first quarter to lead Union City to a 54-36 win over visiting Tidioute Charter Saturday. TCCS’s Nakiesha Krouse also scored 24 points, but the early deficit was too much for the Bulldogs to overcome. “We ...

Ike wrestlers second at Falconer Tournament

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FALCONER, N.Y. – With their dual match at Union City postponed Wednesday, Eisenhower wrestlers put the extra day of practice to good use. The result was 10 of 13 wrestlers reaching the semi-finals and a second place team finish at the Falconer Tournament Saturday. Six of those 10 reached ...

WAHS cheerleading at states

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The Warren Area High School varsity cheerleading team competed at the PIAA championships on Friday at the Giant Center in Hershey. The Dragons finished 15th in the medium school division, Group B, in Friday’s first round. The top 10 scoring teams from Group A and Group B combined advanced to ...

A rougher affair

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Baseball in the early 20th century was an altogether rougher affair than what we see today. Perhaps the archetype of that rough-nosed style of baseball comes from Magee in a 1911 game. Tom Simon’s article published by the Society For American Baseball Research. “Sherry was enjoying ...

Eagles fall at Region 3 leader Union City

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UNION CITY, Pa. – Youngsville got an up close and personal look at the first-place team in the Region 3 standings on Friday, falling at Union City 74-35. Bronnan Higley, a 6-6 senior forward, poured in 20 points for Union City (9-2 overall, 5-0 Region 3), one of four Bears in double ...

Battling back

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The target on the Warren Lady Dragons basketball team just got a whole lot bigger. Warren came back from a 9-point third quarter deficit to defeat General McLane, 54-49, Thursday in the Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium. The win, combined with Villa Maria’s 46-32 victory over Harbor Creek, left the ...

Warren swimmers fall to Prep, Villa

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The Warren swim teams battled against powerhouses Villa Maria and Cathedral Prep on Thursday, with the girls falling 112-66 and the boys 127-56. Katie Beyer was one of several standouts on the girls side, racing to victory in both the 200 free and 100 freestyle, while teaming with Cara ...

Ike girls fall to Iroquois

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LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Warren County teams are getting tired of seeing Iroquois’ Angelina Meola. A day after torching Tidioute for 41 points, Meola poured in 33 more as the Braves beat Eisenhower 72-40. That offset another big game for Eisenhower’s Lydia Giannini, who scored 25 points ...

Knights fall to Maplewood in Region 3 action

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Coming into the year, Eisenhower knew size would not be one of its keys to success. Maplewood took full advantage of that size discrepancy and left the John M Neese gymnasium Wednesday with a 70-29 Region 3 win. “We’re undersized, but we have to be physical. We have to be tough,” ...