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The unexpected visitor

Outdoor

When I think about animals that I see during the winter, there are a lot of animals I think of — deer, chickadees, Red Foxes, even squirrels. The one animal I never think of? Opossums. For some reason, the thought of seeing a little opossum waddling through the snow with its naked little ears ...

Down the home stretch

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Behold, the woodchuck lied. After checking a few 10-day weather forecasts, it appears that we have a few days of ice building weather, until about Thursday, then we go into a longer stretch that may allow the ice to persist for what will probably be the end of winter. We are going into the ...

Game Commission to host annual waterfowl briefing

Outdoor

Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, March 15 on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed federal frameworks for the 2019-20 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 ...

Game Commission launches black bear den livestream

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What’s better than one Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife livestream? Two, of course. The Game Commission has launched its second livestream of the season – video and audio captured at a Monroe County black-bear den and streamed in real time to viewers at www.pgc.pa.gov. There’s ...

Lady Dragons seek more history in first round of state playoffs

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There are 131 Class 5A girls basketball teams in Pennsylvania. The Warren Lady Dragons are one of 32 still playing. Fresh off their second District 10 title in program history, Warren will attempt to make some more history with a state playoff win when they battle Oakland Catholic today at ...

State stocks up on Trout before season opener

Outdoor

You can’t go catch them for a few weeks, but stocked trout will start hitting Warren County waterways next week. Opening day is slated for Saturday, April 13 at 8 a.m. According to the Fish and Boat Commission, roughly 3.2 million trout will be stocked in a total of 707 streams and 127 ...

Ent wins another championship

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For the second year in a row, Warren County native Randy Ent is a state champion. Competing at the Arizona State Lever Action Silhouette Championship in the suburban Phoenix area, Ent won the Lever Action title with a score of 74 out of 80. In addition, Ent finished third overall in the ...

Moving on

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HERSHEY, Pa. – It was a solid first day at the PIAA AA State Wrestling Tournament for Warren County grapplers. All four competitors, Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay (113), Cael Black (195) and Joey Bauer (220) and Sheffield’s Ethan Finch (170) all survived to see action on Day 2. Jaquay and ...

Hahn, Cal U top Gannon to reach PSAC semis

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CALIFORNIA - Senior Abbey Sporio (Elizabeth, Pa./Elizabeth Forward) tied her career high with 22 points on Wednesday night, as the No. 21 California University of Pennsylvania women’s basketball team earned an 80-68 victory over Gannon in the quarterfinals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic ...

Hard work pays off

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To become a college athlete takes an extraordinary amount of hard work, passion and dedication. But the feeling you get when you achieve that goal, especially when it’s something you’ve been dreaming of doing since you were a little kid, is unrivaled. Warren Area High School senior ...

Eisenhower trio seeks signature finish at PIAA championships

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It’s already been a historic postseason for Eisenhower wrestling. The Knights are hoping to make a little more history during the PIAA AAA State Wrestling Tournament beginning this morning. For the first time, Eisenhower sent three wrestlers to Hershey, Logan Jaquay (113), Cael Black (195) ...

Allegheny Reservoir cleanup effort seeking volunteers

Outdoor

There’s an old saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” The meaning is not literal but, typically, a commentary on how there is no judging for taste — what one person may think is worthless may be cherished by another. So, if you’ve been longing for a discarded ...

Warren girls state playoff tickets on sale at high school

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Playoff tickets for the Warren girls basketball team’s state playoff game are now on sale at the Warren Area High School Principal’s Office. All adult tickets are $6 and all student tickets are $3. The Dragons take on Oakland Catholic at 3:00 pm at Edinboro University on Saturday. ...

Love of the game

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Make your way to Legion Field at any given point during the year, and you’re likely to hear the sound of bat on ball or the pop of a glove with some great baseball talk mixed in. It’s the epitome of what ‘America’s Favorite Pastime’ is all about. Families getting together to have a ...

Warren softball hard at work

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Warren Area High School senior Julia Lobdell gets set to fire a throw during infield drills at Tuesday’s softball practice. The Lady Dragons are poised for a special season in 2019, with the core of their team returning from last season’s District 10 runner-up squad.

Think Spring

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Warren Area High School junior Nick Hussey delivers a pitch during the first official day of spring sports practices, Monday, March 4, 2019. While the weather remains cold and snowy, the Dragons will be hard at work as they prepare for what could be a very special 2019 season. Hussey figures ...

D-10 crown

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Times Observer photo by Andy Close The Warren Area High School girls basketball team celebrates moments after the Dragons’ 59-44 win over Slippery Rock in the District 10 Class 5A championship game on Saturday at Meadville High School. The win marks the second D-10 crown in program history. ...