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Legendary: Lady Dragons make history with first District 10 title

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – One ‘perfect’ set led to a mighty swing. And as the ball hit the floor of the Meadville High School gymnasium, a year’s worth of pent up emotion, driven by a desire to achieve greatness and an unmatched will to win, boiled over to a joyful release. They had done ...

Deer on the move; motorists urged to use caution

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With deer becoming increasingly active, and daylight saving time soon to put more vehicles on the road during the hours when deer move most, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is advising motorists to slow down and stay alert. Deer become more active in autumn with the lead-up to their fall ...

Wanting more

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It all comes down to this. The last 364 days of preparation. The hours spent in the weight room, the long drives for summer leagues and tournaments, the hot August practices. All with a single purpose in mind. Win the team’s first ever District 10 title. It’s a lofty goal, but one ...

Warren volleyball wins first-ever District 10 title

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MEADVILLE – The Warren Lady Dragons made history on Saturday evening at Meadville High School, beating Conneaut 3-1 (25-23, 25-23, 18-25, 25-13) for the program's first-ever District 10 title. The first two sets were nip-and-tuck the whole way through between the two top 3A teams in the ...

Hahn, Ristau head to Hershey

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Warren Area High School’s junior duo of Naomi Hahn and Bri Ristau will run one final time this season at the biggest cross country stage in Pennsylvania. Both qualified for the PIAA championships with their 4th and 11 place finishes at the District 10 Class 3A championships last Saturday. ...

Lady Dragons roll past Hickory, return to D-10 title game

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – The Warren volleyball team is exactly where it wants to be. Back in the District 10 Class 3A title game. The Dragons (17-0) earned that trip with a sweep over Hickory in the semifinals at the “House of Thrills” Thursday. “They’re ready for this,” Warren ...

Always team-first, Warren back where they deserve to be

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The Warren Lady Dragons made no bones about where they were planning on being this season. Just moments after last year’s loss in the District 10 title game to General McLane, they vowed they would be back – and win it. They will now have the opportunity for that moment following a 3-0 ...

High School Football picks

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CLOSE'S PICKS District 10 Oil City 24, General McLane 21 Cathedral Prep 49, Fort LeBoeuf 7 Grove City 56, Girard 8 Mercyhurst Prep 28, Conneaut 14 Sharon 35, Fairview 0 Slippery Rock 28, Harbor Creek 7 Wilmington 42, Greenville 6 Sharpsville 35, Northwestern 7 Farrell 49, ...

Dragon volleyball sendoff to D10

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Hey fans... Help us cheer the Dragon volleyball players as their bus departs WAHS for Saturday’s District 10 championship match; line the sidewalks of 5th Ave. Saturday at 1:15 p.m if you can make it.

Lady Dragons battle Hickory for berth in D-10 championship

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When the season ended last November, and the Warren volleyball team had accepted their silver medals after being beat by General McLane in the District 10 title game, the players had only one question on their minds. “We have open gym Monday, right?” they asked assistant coach Sue ...

End of the line

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OIL CITY, Pa. – The Warren boys soccer team traveled to Oil City hoping to play the role of David against the soccer Goliath known as Erie Cathedral Prep. In this iteration, the mighty Goliath emerged victorious as the Ramblers eliminated the Dragons with a 5-0 win. “Our game plan ...

Uncharted territory

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They’re here. After a 2-0 win over Meadville in the District 10 Class 3A semifinals, the Warren Lady Dragons aim for the first D-10 championship in program history when they take on Hickory today at 5 p.m. at Franklin High School. This is a moment this program has been building towards ...

Warren girls prove they belong on the big stage

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Regular season success has come naturally for the Warren Lady Dragons soccer program. The playoffs, however, have been a different story. Until last night. Each of the last two years, Meadville has ended their run, preventing them from the ultimate goal of playing for a District 10 ...

Dragons set for semifinal battle with Prep

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The Warren Dragons know the task that’s in front of them today. Awaiting them on the pitch at 5:30 p.m. in Oil City in the District 10 Class 3A semifinals are the Cathedral Prep Ramblers, a juggernaut that no one but Ohio powerhouse Walsh Jesuit has been able to beat this season. At ...

Gurley, Rams buck Vegas, fantasy football

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Late in the Los Angeles Rams victory over the Green Bay Packers Sunday, L.A. running back Todd Gurley broke free on what looked to be a sure touchdown run. Instead, Gurley slowed and allowed himself to be tackled at the 4. The Rams took a knee to close out the game with a 29-27 win. The ...