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Game Commission suspends seedling sales to public

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Tree and shrub seedlings from the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery will not be offered for sale to the public in 2018 due to drastically low inventories. Seedlings will continue to be supplied to participants in the Seedlings for Schools Program, as well as to landowners who open ...

Lady Dragons battle in close loss to Mercyhurst Prep

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While they aren’t big on moral victories, the Warren Lady Dragons nevertheless have plenty to build on following a 55-46 loss to powerhouse Mercyhurst Prep on Thursday. Playing again without point guard Autumn Hultberg, they got 18 points from Margo Loutzenhiser as well as strong efforts ...

New proposed D-10 regions see several key changes

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District 10 released its proposed regions for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years, with several changes on tap for Warren County Schools. The first change comes in the fall for Warren football, which will now share Region 5 with Fort LeBoeuf, General McLane, Oil City, Meadville, Franklin and ...

Second half surge lifts unbeaten Ridgway past Eisenhower

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Wednesday’s non-region battle between Eisenhower and Ridgway was a tale of two halves. In the first half, Jaydon Hayes and the Knights hung right with the unbeaten Elkers, and went into the locker room down 25-24. In the second half, the visiting Elkers turned up the defense that has ...

Tidioute girls drop tough battle with Forest

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Nakiesha Krouse scored 24 point, but the Tidioute Lady Bulldogs dropped a hard-fought battle with Forest Area on Tuesday, 55-1. “The girls played a tremendous first and four quarter tonight,” said TCCS coach Christy Valentine. “I’m very pleased with how much the girls have improved ...

Close quarters

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Times Observer photo by Brian Hagberg Youngsville’s Dean Proctor puts up a shot during a game against Saegertown at Youngsville High School, Wednesday. The Eagles mounted a fierce second-half comeback, but came up just short, 46-42. For details, including Eisenhower’s loss vs. Ridgway, ...

Knights keep momentum with win over Corry

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A pair of quick pins at 106 and 113 pounds turned the momentum in Eisenhower’s favor and the Knights went on to defeat visiting Corry, 48-30, Tuesday. The win kept the momentum going after an impressive third-place finish at the STOWA Tournament over the weekend. “We wrestled so much ...

Dragons drop thrilling home-opener to Meadville, 35-27

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The Warren Dragons gave a packed Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium their money’s worth in their home opener on Tuesday against Meadville. Down 32-12 to Meadville, the Dragons cut the margin to 32-27 before the Bulldogs closed it out in the final match of the night. “We won some I didn’t ...

Lions second at FCA Christmas Classic

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SENECA – Warren County Christian School boys took part in th Faith Christian Academy Christmas Classic Tournament Tuesday and came home with a second-place finish. The Lions defeated Latrobe Baptist in the first game before falling to FCA in the championship. “I’m very happy with the ...

Participation numbers see some programs in jeopardy

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The participation numbers for winter sports are in, and there are some programs in jeopardy. The Warren County School District personnel, athletics, and co-curricular activities committee heard the update this week from Supervisor of District-wide Athletics Rick Gignac. Programs that are ...

Dragons top Owls

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Warren’s boys basketball team took full advantage of a final tune-up game before region play begins Friday. The Dragons opened the game with a 9-0 run and never trailed as they defeated visiting Bradford, 62-45, Monday. “I’m very pleased with the effort,” Warren coach Jeff Berdine ...

Make the right argument

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Just so we’re clear, I have no dog in this fight. Any realistic expectations I had for my team winning a championship went down the tubes the second Carson Wentz’s left ACL was torn apart. I don’t typically root for or against either the Patriots or the Steelers unless they’re ...

Eisenhower picks up region road win

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UNION CITY- Eisenhower hit the road to pick up a 49-34 Region 3 victory over Union City on Monday. Leading 18-15 at halftime, the Lady Knights (3-2, 1-1 in Region 3) outscored the hosts 15-6 in the third quarter to take control of the game. “We started to take control in the second, but ...

Knights finish 3rd, Dragons 8th at STOWA

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DUNKIRK, NY – The Eisenhower and Warren wrestling teams traveled to Dunkirk on Friday and Saturday for the 32nd Annual STOWA Holiday Classic, with very positive results. The Knights’ Logan Jaquay earned the 113-pound title as the Knights finished third in the team standings (193), just ...

An awful finish to a great game

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Have you ever watched a great movie and then the ending leaves you feeling like you wasted your time? Of course you have, we all have and I most recently did so last night. The movie was Steelers-Patriots and it had everything you could ever want – great lead and supporting acting, drama ...

Warren falls to Southwestern

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JAMESTOWN, NY – Even the best plans can be thwarted when something unexpected happens. Such was the case for the Warren Lady Dragons on Saturday against Southwestern, as a strong game plan had to be thrown out the window less than a minute into the game when senior point guard Autumn ...

Oswayo Valley tops Sheffield

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DUKE CENTER – A sluggish start, paired with poor shooting and foul trouble kept the Sheffield Lady Wolverine winless, falling 50-41 to Oswayo Valley in the consolation game of the Randy Stebbins Memorial Tournament Saturday at Otto-Eldred High School. Sheffield got a quick start with a Mya ...

Going to States!

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The Warren Area High School cheerleading squad competed at the District 10 championships on Saturday and qualified for states.