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Lady Dragons beat Corry in Hultberg’s return

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The Warren Lady Dragons got back in the win column in a big way on Tuesday, beating Corry 62-29 at Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium. The win was significant in more ways in than one, as they also welcomed back senior point guard Autumn Hultberg, who returned after missing seven games due to injury. ...

Saban’s move to Tagovailoa a stroke of genius

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You don’t win five national championships in nine years without brilliant coaching moves, but even the great Nick Saban may have outdid himself in Monday’s national championship game against Georgia. Trailing 13-0 and getting dominated on both sides of the ball, Saban benched quarterback ...

Tidioute boys top VisionQuest

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Playing for the first time in 19 days, Tidioute outscored VisionQuest 25-9 in the second half en route to a 49-38 victory. Jared Veasey led the way for the winners, scoring 17 points and pulling down nine rebounds. “We haven’t played in 19 days, so we knew coming out we might be a little ...

Lady Eagles drop Region 3 contest to Cambridge Springs

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Points can be at a premium when playing the top tier teams in Region 3. Youngsville’s girls found out exactly how premium in the third quarter of their game with visiting Cambridge Springs Monday. The Eagles (4-6, 1-3 Region 3) went 5:43 between points in the period and the Blue Devils ...

Warren County Christian school earns victory over Erie First

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ERIE – Jared Younger scored 21 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as the Warren County Christian School boys earned a 43-36 win over Erie First Christian on Monday. The Lions had a strong start, opening up a 16-4 lead after the first quarter en route to the win. “We were much more ...

Lady Knights fall to Saegertown

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SAEGERTOWN – A slow start proved to be too much to overcome for Eisenhower in a 39-23 setback to Saegertown, the team directly in front of them in the Region 3 standings, on Monday. The Lady Knights (4-6 overall, 2-2 Region 3) struggled offensively in the first half, but a three-pointer by ...

State-ranked ECC too much for Sheffield

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ST MARYS – Sheffield boys basketball coach Mike Knapp knows where he wants his program to be in the next few years. Essentially, it’s where their hosts Monday night currently are. Elk County Catholic demonstrated why its the No. 8 Single A team in the state with a 70-35 win over the ...

District 10, 9 teams litter state hoops rankings

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The latest Pennsylvania High School boys basketball rankings were released today by City of Basketball Love on Monday, with teams from District 10 and District 9 littered all over them. District 10 features the lone representative to be ranked No. 1 as the top team in Class 1A – Kennedy ...

Lancers edge Dragons in Region 6 showdown

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In a battle for early season supremacy atop Region 6, General McLane’s Seth Myers and Josh Schreiber wouldn’t be denied. Myers scored 27 points and Schreiber had 17 points and 24 rebounds as the Lancers pulled away late for a 60-50 win over the Warren Dragons in a Saturday matinee at ...

Where do the Bills go from here?

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Tyrod Taylor was thrown violently to the turf on a third down play with the Bills trailing 10-3 and trying desperately to drive down the field and tie the game in the waning moments of Sunday’s wildcard game against Jacksonville. Taylor wouldn’t return, and Nathan Peterman scrambled and ...

Knights finish 7th at Tool City

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MEADVILLE – Eisenhower went to the Tool City Tournament on Friday and Saturday and came away with a seventh-place team finish. Coming off their big win over Fort LeBoeuf, the Knights didn’t send their full team down, as they are dealing with a few bumps and bruises. They did, however, ...

Wild Card weekend: AFC

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While on the surface the NFC looks to be more entertaining, the AFC has its fair share of intriguing storylines as we hit Wild Card weekend. Most notably, the Buffalo Bills, who are partying like its 1999 after ending the longest playoff drought in the NFL. They also have the most talked ...

Wild Card weekend: NFC

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The NFL playoffs are set to begin this weekend and it certainly appears the league is ready to party like it’s 1999 as Jacksonville, Tennessee, Minnesota, L.A. (by way of St. Louis) Rams and, yes even the Buffalo Bills, are all back in the postseason. While the Bills are far and away the ...

Rivalry renewed: McDowell edges Warren in Region 6 battle

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Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it. It’s an age-old cliche, one that could be aptly applied to the Warren Lady Dragons after yet another close loss to a good opponent – this one a 46-41 setback to McDowell at Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium. “I know we’re better than our ...

Ike girls power past Iroquois

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The low post duo of Emily Wheeler and Lydia Giannini scored 14 points each as Eisenhower rolled to a 46-30 win over visiting Iroquios Thursday. A 17-point second quarter outburst sparked the Knights (4-5, 2-1 Region 3) win. “We worked the ball (down low) in the second,” Eisenhower coach ...

Warren drops road meets at Prep/Villa

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Warren’s swim teams traveled to the Prep Villa Event Center Thursday and were swept. Cathedral Prep won the boys meet, 137-42, and Villa Maria’s girls won, 128-51. Lydia Latimer earned the only victories for either squad, taking first place in both the 50 freestyle and 100 ...

Sheffield girls top Tidioute

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One of the more popular motivational phrases says, “It’s not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” While that can often be applied, size certainly made a big difference for Sheffield’s girls in a 56-35 win over visiting Tidioute Charter ...

Dragons earn Region 6 road win over Fort LeBoeuf

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WATERFORD – Colby Johnson kept Warren in the game at Fort LeBoeuf in the first half with his hot shooting, and his teammates got in on the act in the second. Johnson scored all 13 of his points in the first, while Jake Kupchella had a game-high 15 as the Dragons used an impressive second ...

Knights roll to non-region win

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HADLEY – Eisenhower went on the road and make quick work of non-region foe Commodore Perry, cruising to a 68-25 win on Wednesday. Jaydon Hayes had another big game for the Knights with 25 points, while Zack Fincher had 14. The Knights (3-5) jumped out to a 17-5 lead after one quarter ...

A look around the college ranks

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As the calendar turns to 2018, it’s time to check in and see how some of our local products are doing in the collegiate ranks this winter. – – – D.J. Hahn (Cal U. Women’s Basketball) The Warren Area High School product has come into her own as a sophomore, starting all 13 ...