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Warren County officials and a local youth sports organization are working on a game plan intended to boost recreational sports for youth in and outside of the county. County Commissioner Jeff Eggleston presented a draft lease agreement at Monday’s commissioner work session. The agreement, ...

Warren volleyball topples Erie

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ERIE, Pa. – Warren volleyball finished its season-opening road trip with a 25-8, 25-23 and 25-14 win at Erie Tuesday. It was the first dual match win of the season for the Dragons. “It was a nice team effort in the win,” Warren coach Mike Dolan said. “We passed pretty well and gave ...

Warren cross country races to sweep of Corry, Seneca

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WATTSBURG, Pa. – The Warren Dragon cross country teams got off to a fantastic start on Tuesday, sweeping through the boys and girls races at Seneca. The girls edged Corry 27-29, while the boys beat Seneca 25-32 and Corry 23-32. The Seneca girls didn’t have enough runners for team ...

Lady Dragons fall to McDowell

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McDowell came to Betts Park Tuesday and showed why it is one of the perennial powers in District 10 girls tennis. The Trojans swept the Dragons, 5-0, and lost only four sets along the way. “I tell my players, ‘If you want to be the best, you have to play the best,’” Warren coach ...

Lady Dragons score early and often in win over Franklin

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Firing on all cylinders. That’s the only way to describe the Warren Lady Dragons’ offense on Tuesday, as they erupted for 11 goals in an 11-0 victory over visiting Franklin at War Memorial Field. Warren (3-2 overall, 2-1 Region 6) got a big effort from Kyra Wotorson and Kyleigh Wilson ...

River cleanup enlists new and familiar faces

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More than 70 people signed in to work on the Allegheny River on Monday — the second day of the 11th annual Allegheny River Cleanup. They were shuttled from Wildwood to Buckaloons to begin their trips. Paddlers, mostly working in pairs, gathered enough garbage in five hours to overfill a ...

Youngsville volleyball falls to Ridgway; Ike bested by Mercyhurst

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Just when it seemed the Youngsville volleyball team was starting to settle in to its match with visiting Ridgway Monday, things took a sudden turn. Trailing 3-1 in the opening set, the Eagles appeared to have won a long volley. Unfortunately, they ended up losing both the point and their ...

Lady Knights blank Maplewood

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GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Eisenhower opened its Region 3 schedule with a 4-0 shutout at Maplewood Monday. The Lady Knights scored three times in the first half. They put the match away in the second and were able to show off the depth of this year’s squad. “It was great to see the Knights ...

Dragon golf 3rd at LeBoeuf

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WATERFORD, Pa. – The Warren Dragon golf team turned in one of their most impressive performances of the season, taking third with a team score of 347 at the Fort LeBoeuf Megamatch at Mound Grove Golf Course. Selvie Pearson carded an 82 for the Dragons, Zach Rohlin an 83 and Drew Swanson an ...

Knights strong at Red Dragon Invitational

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BEMUS POINT, NY – Alex Hummel took 15th place for the boys and Madison Cathcart 30th for the girls to lead Eisenhower at the Red Dragon Invitational at Long Point State Park on Saturday. Hummel clocked in at 18:28 and Cathcart 24:07. “Alex Hummel was a medalist and that was Madison ...

Save a weekend for King Salmon

Outdoor

Sure, it is tough to tear ourselves away from Lake Erie walleye. But there might be a pretty good reason for a weekend fishing trip. About the same time that steelhead should be moving into our Pennsylvania Lake Erie tributaries, chinook salmon should be increasing in the Lower Niagara River ...

Endangered piping plovers nest charming third time

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Sometimes success comes in threes. For the third consecutive year, federally endangered piping plovers have nested, hatched and fledged chicks into the wild on Presque Isle State Park’s Gull Point, on the shores of Lake Erie, near Erie. But those four chicks fledged this year are en route ...

Dragons electrify War Memorial Field in rout of DuBois

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The big plays that propelled Warren to a season-opening win two weeks ago were back in full force this week. The Dragons scored on five plays of 30 or more yards on their way to a 50-28 Region 7 win over DuBois in their home opener at War Memorial Field Friday. Ryan Arnold scored a rushing, ...

Eisenhower drops heartbreaker at Mercer

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MERCER, Pa. – PJ Boggs scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 1:40 remaining in the fourth quarter to lift Mercer to a 20-14 win over Eisenhower on Friday. The win was the second in as many seasons by six points for the Mustangs over the Knights, who earned a 19-13 win at the Pasture of ...

Tidioute volleyball triumphs over Venango Catholic

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The Tidioute Bulldogs varsity volleyball team knocked off Venango Catholic 3-0 on Friday by scores of 25-12, 25-14 and 25-13. Leading the way for the winners were Kelsey Nuttal (5 aces, 1 kill, 2 digs), Shelby Proctor (4 aces, 2 kills, 1 dig), Nakiesha Krouse (1 ace, 3 kills, 1 dig), Jenna ...

Lady Knights come up just short against Wilmington

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Two minutes. That’s all that separated the Eisenhower girls soccer team from at least pushing the 4-time defending District 10 Class 1A champions Wilmington to overtime at Eisenhower High School Thursday. Reese Walker scored a pair of goals in a span of 2:51 in the second half to send ...

Lady Dragons cruise past Erie

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ERIE, Pa. – The Warren Lady Dragons went on the road and picked up their second win of the season, 4-0 against a solid Erie Royals squad. The win was a nice bounce-back for Warren (2-1 overall, 1-1 Region 6) following their first loss of the season against McDowell on Tuesday. Kyleigh ...

Football teams looking to bounce back

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It was a tough week for Warren County teams, as Warren, Eisenhower and Sheffield all lost. They’ll look to rebound this week, as the Dragons look to get to 2-1, while the Knights and Wolverines aim for their first win of the season. Here. We. Go. – – – DUBOIS (0-2) at WARREN ...

Sheffield volleyball battles with Bradford; Lady Dragons fall

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Sheffield volleyball went toe-to-toe with Bradford on Thursday, and, while they dropped a 3-0 decision (22-25, 14-25, 13-25), there were plenty of positives to build on. “We were much better tonight,” said Sheffield coach Melissa Lemay. “The girls had a lot of energy and were excited ...