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Sedon helps Pitt-Bradford to AMCC title

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BRADFORD – Pitt-Bradford volleyball swept Penn State Altoona Sunday to capture the program’s second-ever AMCC championship and the first since 2010. With the victory, the Panthers secured the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament, which be announced Monday, and set ...

Knights fall to state-ranked Wilmington in 2A quarterfinals

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SLIPPERY ROCK - Eisenhower ran into one of the best on Friday, falling to state-ranked Wilmington by a final score of 52-0 in the D-10 Class 2A quarterfinal round at Slippery Rock’s Mihalik-Thompson Stadium. The Greyhounds racked up 402 yards on the ground with nine different players ...

Warren golfers earn all-region accolades

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Both the Warren boys and girls golf teams had outstanding seasons in 2016 and they were rewarded when District 10 released their region all-stars on Friday. Seniors Nick Giambrone and Jack Reynolds, as well as junior Jake McCullough earned first team Region 3 honors on the boys side, ...

Cross country runners aim for medals at states

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There will be a contingent of cross country runners from Warren County competing in the PIAA cross country championships today at Hershey’s Parkview Course. The Warren girls, who qualified their entire team after a second place finish at the D-10 championships, as well as Youngsville’s ...

Eisenhower excited about the challenge of playing Wilmington

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Eisenhower coach Jim Penley and his Knights know exactly what they are going up against when they travel to Slippery Rock tonight to take on 8-1 Wilmington (7 p.m. kickoff) in the District 10 2A quarterfinals. The Greyhounds are the seventh-ranked team in the state by Pennlive.com, ...

Lady Dragons seek berth in D-10 championship match

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Warren’s opponent in the D-10 3A semifinals will be a familiar one, although it didn’t look that way at about 8:30 Tuesday night. General McLane held a 2-0 lead on Conneaut, with the winner getting the Lady Dragons in today’s semifinal round (Meadville High School, 7:30 p.m.). The ...

Thursday’s District 10 volleyball scores

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3A Semifinals Thursday Conneaut 3, Warren 2 Fort LeBoeuf 3, Meadville 0 Championship Saturday Fort LeBoeuf vs. Conneaut, TBA 2A Semifinals Thursday North East 3, Mercyhurst Prep 2 Corry 3, Harbor Creek 0 Championship Saturday North East vs. Corry, ...

Sports Briefly…

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WFFL In the first game of this week’s Warren Flag Football League action it was the Fralick Chiropractic Mudslingers who came up big slingin’ in the mud with a 44-6 win over Superior Tire and Rubber. Nick Pace led the Mudslingers with four touchdowns while Clark Thomas scored twice and ...

Huff says handgun is for protection

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Huff says he carries a gun because he doesn’t trust people in his hometown of Houston and he has to protect his family. The Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver is expected to play this week against the Giants despite his arrest on gun and drug charges. The team ...

Norv Turner steps down as Vikings OC

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — After spending the night at the office, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had a surprise early-morning visitor. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner, following the offseason hire of a potential replacement and feeble performances by the Vikings in losing the last ...

Big Ten to play six Friday night games a year starting in 2017

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The Big Ten will play six Friday night football games a year starting in 2017 and continuing through at least 2022, the conference announced Wednesday. Not every school wants to host those games, though. The Friday night games are being added to the conference’s television agreements with ...

Last living player from 1945 Series shares memories

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ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The last living player from the 1945 World Series has been pulling for the Cubs. Ed Mierkowicz didn’t play for Chicago. He was on the Detroit team that beat the Cubs in Game 7 at Wrigley Field 71 years ago. Now 92, the Michigan native remains a big baseball ...

Roethlisberger hopes to return against Ravens

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said there’s still pain two weeks after undergoing surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee, but he isn’t ruling himself out of Sunday’s game at Baltimore. “You have surgery two weeks ago, there’s going to ...

Great season for Lady Dragons ends in D-10 semis

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OIL CITY - Warren’s defenders had plenty to keep them busy Tuesday against Meadville. The Lady Dragons held strong throughout most of the match, but ultimately fell against a strong attack as Meadville claimed a 3-0 win in District 10 Class 3A semifinal action at Oil City ...

CFB rankings: A&M 4th behind ‘Bama, Clemson, Michigan

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Texas A&M was ranked fourth behind Alabama, Clemson and Michigan in the season’s first College Football Playoff rankings. The Aggies (7-1) surprisingly were a spot ahead of unbeaten Washington on Tuesday in the first of six selection committee rankings. The Crimson Tide (8-0), ...

Dragons’ season comes to a close at hands of Ramblers

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The Warren Dragons knew they had a tough draw with Cathedral Prep in the District 10 Class 3A quarterfinals.Prep lived up to its billing as the team to beat with a 13-0 win over the Dragons Monday at General McLane High School. Richard Blanchard scored five goals and assisted another for the ...

Lady Dragons look to take the next step with playoff win

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Warren is looking to take the next step as a program.The Lady Dragons added to their trophy case with their second straight Region 5 title and improved their overall record to 12-5 this season heading into today's District 10 3A semifinal game against Meadville (7 p.m., Oil City H.S.).Last ...

Warren volleyball advances to D-10 semis via Central opt-out

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Warren got a win on Monday.No, the Lady Dragons didn't play, but did advance to the District 10 3A semifinals by virtue of Central Tech opting out. The late opt out now means Warren will await the winner of the quarterfinal match between Conneaut and General McLane today.The Blue and White beat ...

Tuesday’s District 10 volleyball playoff scores

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3A Quarterfinals Tuesday Warren advances to semifinals via Central Tech opt out Conneaut 3, General McLane 2 Fort LeBoeuf 3, Slippery Rock 0 Meadville 3, Villa 0 Semifinals Thursday Warren vs. Conneaut, TBA Fort LeBoeuf vs. Meadville, ...