Sports

So far, so good for online registration

Local Sports

Implementing new systems can often take a little getting used to. Based on preliminary feedback, the Warren County School District’s online sports/marching band registration had a relatively smooth rollout. More than 630 students had registered as of Monday. “It seems to be working out ...

Column: Sip your tea and flip your bat

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What do Alex Morgan, Tim Anderson, and Max Muncy all have in common? They are the first three names I think on when I ponder athletes being chastised for excessive or uncouth celebrations. No doubt there are others, but they are some of the most recent. Morgan, a leader on the recently ...

Warren soccer program celebrated as alumni win annual game

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Saturday’s annual Warren Area High School alumni soccer game showcased the stars of yesterday against a promising group of young Dragons (as well as recent 2019 graduates) that are eager to make their mark. A large contingent of alumni showed up and showed that they still have it, ...

Steelheads top Regulators

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ERIE, Pa. – Rain wiped out most of the Mercyhurst Tournament this weekend, but that didn’t stop the Southern Tier Regulators and the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects from doing battle Sunday morning. The two teams tried to play Saturday but were wiped out. The rain came again on Sunday, but ...

Steelies, STR split at Mercyhurst

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ERIE – A trio of teams featuring numerous Warren players opened play at the Mercyhurst University Tournament Friday. The Southern Tier Regulators, Erie Steelheads Prospects and Erie Steelheads Travel each played a pair of games. The Regulators and Prospects split their two games, while ...

Blue Star Moms host benefit 5k

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The Blue Star Mothers of Kinzua will host the Freedom 5k this coming Saturday, July 6. The event will benefit our military and local veterans. The start and finish of the race will be North Warren Presbyterian Church, 200 South State Street. Check-in is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. The race begins ...

Stoddard surpasses $10K

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Austin Stoddard, who completed a 100-hole hike at Conewango Valley Country Club on Monday, surpassed his goal of $10,000 raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Tuesday. He carded rounds of 73, 76, 74, 78 and 72 (1-over on the final 10 holes and carried his bag with seven clubs ...

Backpacking 101

Outdoor

Have you ever longed to get away from the rat race, unplug from technology, and even forfeit running water and toilets, but you just don’t know where to start? Chapman State Park has just the opportunity you’ve been looking for. About a dozen people, including this reporter, took part ...

WCCD aids students of conservation field

Outdoor

Warren County students are moving on to conservation fields, with a little local help. The Warren County Conservation District awarded its Ralph G. Eckert Scholarship and the Warren County Council of Sportsmen’s Clubs Scholarship. The winners of the Eckert Scholarships, given to Warren ...

Stoddard completes 100

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Austin Stoddard putts on the ninth hole at Conewango Valley Country Club on Monday, July 1, 2019. Stoddard embarked on a 100-hole hike beginning at 5:30 a.m. to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research hospital. He completed his mission Monday evening, at which time over $9,000 had been ...

Antlerless deer licenses on sale July 8

Outdoor

If you haven’t yet purchased your 2019-20 Pennsylvania hunting license, now might be the time. The new license year began Monday, so only 2019-20 licenses are valid when hunting or using Game Commission shooting ranges. And sales of 2019-20 antlerless deer licenses are about to begin, and ...

Steelheads have another strong weekend

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OBERLIN, OH – It was another successful weekend for the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects, as well as the Steelies 17U Travel. The Warren quartet of Micah Passmore, Mitch Grosch, Ryan Rafalski and Nick Hussey continued their strong play, while Harbor Creek’s Aidan Kelly had a big weekend as ...

Stateline Speedway marks halfway point

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BUSTI, NY (June 29, 2019): The halfway point of the 2019 regular season was reached with a full night of racing plus Autograph Night at Stateline Speedway. All cars in the pit were brought onto the track at intermission and the fans were allowed the rare treat of being allowed to mingle with ...

The year that was

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It’s often said “a picture is worth a thousand words.” We’ve written tens of thousands of words about Warren County athletes during the 2018-19 athletic year, so we thought we’d take a moment and let the pictures speak for themselves. Certainly, this photo collection doesn’t ...

Thinking about catfish

Outdoor

Just gave up working in the backyard with the temperature rising through the mid-80s and the sun shining bright. It is summer, time for catfishing. After fetching a cold mug of Coke with a squirt of lime, it is in the backyard again, this time relaxing in a folding chair. Yes, indeed, it is ...

Steelies win again

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OBERLIN, Ohio – Another day, another solid pitching performance from a Warren pitcher for the Erie Steelheads 17U Prospects. Friday was Nick Hussey’s turn to keep the Steelies in the game until the offense came alive. They did just that in the fifth inning, when they turned a 1-run game ...

Summer vacation

Outdoor

As a child, summer vacation meant no classrooms and often, no walls. The world was like a blank book, open to a page where you could write that day’s adventure as you lived it. I remember bike rides down to the creek, bike convoys down to the tennis courts, or magical lands created around the ...