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Titletown!

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – Warren coach Lisa LaVan and sophomore guard Kelsey Stuart embraced on the bench, while the five Warren Lady Dragons on the court – Margo Loutzenhiser, Alanna Hultberg, Taylor Childress, Emma Ruhlman and Riley Childress, couldn’t contain their smiles, just waiting for the ...

Warren seniors Beyer, Ashbaugh win D-10 titles

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GENEVA, Ohio – Warren seniors Andrew Beyer and Stephen Ashbaugh came home with some hardware – and a trip to states. Beyer captured gold in the 200 freestyle at the District 10 Class 3A swimming championships at the SPIRE Institute, while Ashbaugh also raced to victory in the 100 ...

Dragons bow out at regionals

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ALTOONA, Pa. – It was a tough end to a great season for the Warren wrestling team. On Saturday at Altoona High School, the season came to a close for the 10 grapplers that advanced to the Class 3A Northwest Regional. Joey Arnold was the lone Dragon to advance to the semifinals. ...

Black Out

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SHARON, Pa. – It was quite a day for Warren County wrestlers at the Class 2A Northwest Regional. Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay, Cael Black and Joey Bauer all advanced to the semifinals, as did Sheffield’s Ethan Finch. Jaquay, Bauer and Finch all received byes and were each impressive in ...

Warren girls win District 10 title

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MEADVILLE, Pa. - For the second time in program history, the Warren girls basketball team is District 10 champions. Behind a 16-7 fourth-quarter run, the Lady Dragons pulled away for a 59-44 win over Slippery Rock. Margo Loutzenhiser scored 20 points, while Emma Ruhlman added 17 and Riley ...

Tracks and howls

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For a few nights, the coyotes had been howling and yipping close to the house. We’d even heard foxes barking much closer than usual. One morning, after the evening snow had created perfect tracking conditions, we wandered down to see what we could find. First, a lone coyote’s tracks ...

Raising hellbenders

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In May of 2017, two Eastern Hellbenders named Oneka and Tweeg came to Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, N.Y., from the Buffalo Zoo to serve as animal ambassadors and help educate people of all ages about this incredible species. The Buffalo Zoo donated the hellbenders’ enclosure ...

It’s time to catch a big walleye

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During most of the year, a person would not see any indication that huge walleye are hidden beneath the surface of the Allegheny River in Warren County. Fortunately, that time of the year is over for a while. Now is the time when you might actually get up close and personal with these old ...

Whatever it takes

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The entire season has been building to this moment for the Warren Lady Dragons. Today at 5:30 p.m. at Meadville High School, they will attempt to win the second District 10 title in program history when they take on Slippery Rock in the Class 5A final. Margo Loutzenhiser was a freshman on ...

Game Commission delivers annual report to legislature

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Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Bryan Burhans recently presented the agency’s annual report to the General Assembly and delivered testimony before the House Game and Fisheries Committee. To view a copy of the agency’s annual report, please visit the Game Commission’s ...

Special send-off

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The public is encouraged to attend a send-off for the Warren Lady Dragons along Fifth Ave. at 2 p.m. today. Signs are encouraged. The Lady Dragons are traveling to Meadville to take on Slippery Rock for the District 10 Class 5A championship (5:30 p.m. tip time). With a win, Warren would ...

Warren’s Arnold advances to NW AAA semis

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ALTOONA, Pa. – Warren sophomore Joey Arnold is through to the semifinals at the Northwest PA Class 3A wrestling championships. Arnold (17-15) earned a pin in just 57 seconds over Altoona’s Josh Keirn, advancing to the quarterfinals at 195, where he met Perry’s Liam Mares. The Dragon ...

Eisenhower’s Jaquay, Black win regional titles

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SHARON, Pa. - Eisenhower junior Logan Jaquay and freshman Cael Black captured Northwest Region Class 2A wrestling titles on Saturday night. Jaquay knocked off General McLane's Andrew Brest 9-2 at 113, and at 195, Black edged Conneaut's Austin Kelly, 3-2. Sheffield' Ethan Finch (170) and ...

Looking for more

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Ten Warren Area High School wrestlers make the trek to Altoona High School Fieldhouse today for the Northwest Region Class 3A tournament, with the ultimate goal of making it to states. The top three wrestlers in each weight class advance to Hershey, with the regional being comprised of ...

Champs Finch, Jaquay lead cadre of county wrestlers to regionals

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Nine Warren County wrestlers will travel to Sharon High School today to compete in the Class 2A Nortwest Regional Tournament. On the line is a trip to the PIAA State Tournament in Hershey next Thursday-Saturday. The top four in each weight class will move on. Six of the grapplers represent ...

Warren swimmers set to embark on District 10 championships

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To get to states, the Warren Area High School swim teams will have to travel out of state, to the District 10 championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, OH. On the boys’ side, Andrew Beyer and Stephen Ashbaugh certainly have aspirations of winning a D-10 title. Beyer is the top seed ...

Tidioute’s comeback bid comes up just short in D-10 semis

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EDINBORO, Pa. – For the Tidioute boys, it wasn’t the finish they were hoping for. After beating Commodore Perry twice during the regular season, the Bulldogs were stifled by the Panthers in the District 10 Class 1A semifinal at McComb Fieldhouse on Tuesday, 41-35. With the win, ...