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Winter weather forces postponements for local teams

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Inclement weather forced a number of postponements for Warren County sports teams on Wednesday. Those contests involved Warren at General McLane girls basketball, Warren at Erie wrestling, Union City at Eisenhower wrestling Sheffield at Brookville boys basketball and Sheffield at Rocky Grove ...

Dragons fight past Oil City in key Region 6 battle

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One only need look at Aidan Morrison’s broken nose to know just how hard the Warren Dragons worked for their 54-39 win over Oil City on Tuesday. That’s just the way it’s going to be in Region 6 this season. Caleb Ei scored 21 points, Jake Kupchella 17 and the Dragons walked off ...

Ike girls power past Union City

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Eisenhower shook off a “sluggish” start and turned a 4-point halftime lead into a 57-35 Region 2 win over visiting Union City Tuesday. An 18-point second quarter kept the Bears in it, but the Knights went on a 9-0 run to start the second half and cruised to the victory. “This is one of ...

Sweet 16

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It certainly was a ‘Sweet 16’ for Gage Hendrickson and the Youngsville Eagles. Hendrickson, celebrating his 16th birthday, scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in helping the Eagles pull away late for a 51-37 win over Commodore Perry on Monday. “That’s the best present,” ...

Dragons wear down LeBoeuf for road win in Region 6 opener

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WATERFORD, Pa. – It wasn’t always pretty, but the Warren Lady Dragons showed their depth and conditioning with a 66-50 win over Fort LeBoeuf in the Region 6 opener for both teams. Warren (10-0 overall, 1-0 Region 6) led 42-30 at the half, and staved off a 7-0 LeBoeuf (5-4, 0-1) run to ...

Warren girls roll past Bradford, head into Region 6 play unbeaten

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The 9-game slate before the Region 6 schedule begins for the Warren Lady Dragons featured a mixture of tough games and smooth sailing against overmatched opponents. And while Saturday’s 55-23 win over Bradford falls into the latter category, it also ensured that the Lady Dragons passed ...

Knights finish off strong showing at Tool City tourney

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – After a very strong first day at the Tool City Tournament, Eisenhower was perhaps hoping for a little better on Saturday. Nevertheless, the Knights finished eighth in the loaded 25-team field and had six wrestlers reach the medal stand in the 40th edition of the ...

Lady Knights battle in setback to Cochranton

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COCHRANTON, Pa. – Cochranton had four players score in double figures en route to a 60-39 Region 2 win over Eisenhower on Saturday. That being said, the Lady Knights (4-7 overall, 2-4 Region 2), after spotting Cochranton a 14-3 lead in the first quarter, hung with the Region 2 contender ...

Lake effect snow

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Living in Western New York automatically means dealing with snow for four to five months out of the year. On top of that, residents have become accustomed to the common phenomenon known as lake effect snow. The news channels love to chat about lake effect and are quite good at keeping residents ...

Getting personal: Dragons score big win at Harbor Creek

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HARBOR CREEK, Pa. – For the Warren seniors, this one was personal. Having never won at Harbor Creek during their time in a Dragon uniform, they came out after a slow first half for both teams and dominated over the final 16 minutes en route to a 48-29 win. “I know for these seniors, ...

WCCS girls win opener

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Kiara Baker scored nine points to lead a balanced effort as the Warren County Christian School girls picked up a 32-14 win over Erie Bethel in their season opener on Friday. The Lady Lions return to action on Monday. – – – WCCS (32) McKenna Phelps 3-2-0-6, Delaney Nizzi ...

Game Commission mulls change in hunting season

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A report from a Harrisburg TV station last month indicates that the Pennsylvania Game Commission is considering shifting the start of deer rifle season. ABC27 news reported that the 55-year tradition of the Monday after Thanksgiving should be shifted back to the Saturday after ...

Keystone’s finest

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Warren senior linebacker Aidan Morrison was selected to the PFN Class 5A Coaches Select All-State second team, PA Football News announced Thursday. It’s Morrison’s second all-state selection. He was the Class 4A PA Football Writers All-State first team punter in 2016. Players were ...

Dog power

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The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. The saying is adapted from a line in “To a Mouse,” by Robert Burns. Despite extended, somewhat awry, construction plans at Chapman State Park, a long-time winter tradition of dogs and men will take place this year at the same ...

Youngsville boys get revenge on Maplewood

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GUYS MILLS, Pa. – The Youngsville Eagles got a measure of revenge on Thursday, rallying from an early double-digit deficit to earn a 47-45 win over Region 3 foe Maplewood. The Tigers handed the Eagles an overtime setback in the Sheffield Sports Booster Tip-Off Tournament last week, but it ...

Youngsville girls roll past visiting Union City

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The Youngsville Lady Eagles took almost a full quarter to find their rhythm Thursday night, but once they did, they rolled past visiting Union City, 42-26. It took 2:22 for the Eagles to get on the board, and they were up just 8-3 after the first quarter. “Once we start making shots, ...

Bulldogs notch tough road win over VC

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A long layoff proved to be no problem for the Tidioute Bulldogs, as they earned a hard-fought 54-49 win over Venango Catholic on Thursday. The Bulldogs (5-2) started out a little sluggish, but turned in a very impressive second-half performance. Jared Veasey led the way with 16 points and ...

Eagles fall at Corry

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CORRY, Pa. – Host Corry beat Youngsville 72-9 in wrestling action on Thursday. Jake DeSimone pinned Xavier Reyda at heavyweight for the Eagles, while Collin Clough earned a 9-3 decision over Damion Kinney at 120. – – – Corry 72, Youngsivlle 9 120: Collin Clough, YOUN, dec. ...