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How to use the Tik a Tap app

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By using the Tik a Tap app, you can purchase presale District 10 playoffs tickets for $6 plus fees, which comes out to about $6.60, a savings over the $8 spectators must pay at the gate. All tickets on the Tik a Tap app must be purchased by noon on the day of the event. To use the app, ...

Back to Hershey! Warren’s Hahn, Ristau qualify for states

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SHARON, Pa. – They did it again! Warren juniors Naomi Hahn and Bri Ristau will be returning to the PIAA cross country championships following qualifying performances at the soggy District 10 championships on Saturday at Sharon’s Buhl Park. Hahn raced to a fourth place finish in the ...

Will this really be my last deer rifle?

Outdoor

Nothing builds interest in hunting better than success. If you have a kid you want as a hunting partner, forget for a while the kind of hunting you like best now. Think back to when you were a kid. Was it your dad complaining about what deer hunting was like in the past that got you ...

Lady Dragons set to battle Meadville

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The Warren girls soccer team has a very familiar opponent in the District 10 Class 3A semifinals. Meadville has knocked the Lady Dragons out of the playoffs each of the last two seasons, a trend they look to change today at Greenville High School (5:30 p.m.). The two teams split their ...

Fall turkey season begins in most parts of state

Outdoor

Pennsylvania’s wild turkey season began Saturday in most parts of the state, but hunters are reminded that season lengths vary by Wildlife Management Unit, and fall-turkey hunting is closed in some areas. Overall, the season structure and season lengths in each Wildlife Management Unit ...

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Perfect ending

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Warren’s 39-0 season-ending victory over St. Marys on Friday at a cold and rainy War Memorial Field was filled with a number of records and milestones, but there’s one number that stood out above all else. Six. The Dragons finish the year 6-4, the first winning mark since 2013, and as ...

Knights close season with lopsided win over Seneca

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Eisenhower coach Jim Penley said after last week’s game at Cochranton that he wanted to see his seniors “go out the right way” in the season finale. Senior running back Ethan Chambers scored three first half touchdowns and the senior-laden defense stymied Seneca all night in a 56-6 rout ...

Runners ready for D-10 cross country championships

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aclose@timesobserver.com Cross country runners have prepared all season for this moment – the District 10 championships are upon us. Warren, Eisenhower and Youngsville will join their counterparts, with many looking to punch that elusive ticket to states. In 2016, the Warren girls ...

Dragons look to finish season with a winning record

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Tonight marks the end of the regular season for the Warren Dragons when they welcome St. Marys to War Memorial Field (7 p.m.). With a victory over the winless Dutch, they would finish 6-4, the program’s first winning mark since 2013. It would also mark as many victories as they have had in ...

Knights aim for a win against Seneca in season finale

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A frustratingly tough luck season for Eisenhower will come to a close at home tonight when the Knights host Seneca for Senior Night. While Eisenhower currently sits with a record of 1-8, the Knights know they are a cumulative five yards from potentially being 4-5 (they were stopped inches ...

High School Football Predictions

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CLOSE'S PICKS D-10 Playoffs Erie 28, McDowell 27 Maplewood 28, Reynolds 21 West Middlesex 35, Cochranton 0 – – – Regular Season Warren 49, St. Marys 7 Eisenhower 42, Seneca 21 Harbor Creek 28, Cambridge Springs 6 North East 21, Iroquois 8 Brokville 63, DuBois ...

Eisenhower girls bounced by Mercer

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GREENVILLE, Pa. – A year ago, the Eisenhower and Mercer girls soccer teams met at Greenville High School for a District 10 1A quarterfinal playoff match. The Knights were able to overcome a slow start and hold off a late Mustangs rally to come away with a 2-1 win. When the two teams again ...

Strong season for TCCS comes to an end

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JAMESTOWN, Pa. – Tidioute ran into a buzzsaw in the first round of the D-10 Class A volleyball playoffs, falling to host Jamestown in three sets, 25-12, 24-14, 25-17. The Lady Bulldogs, battled, however, in what has been their most successful season to date. Leading the way were Ariel ...

Dragons set to battle LeBoeuf in first round

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The Warren Dragons boys soccer program has a history of success, both in the regular season and the postseason. That being said, they begin the march to try and bring home the first District 10 championship since 2014 when they travel to Dollinger Field, on the campus of the Prep-Villa ...