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Wolverines fall to Coudersport

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The Sheffield Wolverines, like in years past, expected to use the first AML North game as a jump-off point to reboot the typically rough start of the season where they face the AML South. Visiting Coudersport dominated Sheffield, however, 44-13 at home, and subsequently leaving Sheffield at the ...

Warren girls get big non-region win against Grove City

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GROVE CITY – The Lady Dragons capped off nearly two full weeks of away games with the most significant win of the season by beating Region 2 perennial power house Grove City 2-1. Despite the outcome , the match didn’t start off well for Warren. Grove City was able to take advantage of a ...

Saturday marks start of archery season in state

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Pennsylvania’s statewide archery deer season begins Saturday, Sept. 30, and its return is prompting the Pennsylvania Game Commission to issue some helpful reminders. Archers statewide can hunt for antlered or antlerless deer from Sept. 30 to Nov. 11, and during the late archery deer season, ...

Dragons lose region battle at LeBoeuf

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WATERFORD – The Warren boys soccer team traveled to Fort LeBoeuf on Saturday and suffered a 4-1 loss to the Bisons. “I was afraid this might happen, referring to our three most recent games where we were not challenged,” said Warren coach Denny Flatt. “They came at us fast by ...

County schools compete at Blue Devil Invite

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SHARON – Youngsville, Eisenhower and Warren traveled to Buhl Park, site of the District 10 championships, for the Blue Devil Invitational on Saturday. Warren’s Naomi Hahn was the top female finisher, coming in 20th overall at 20:24.77, followed by teammates Kayla Giambrone, Bri Ristau ...

Dragons come up short against DuBois, 34-17

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DUBOIS – It’s been said offense gets people excited and defense wins championships, but special teams is often the difference between winning and losing individual games. That was certainly the case in DuBois Friday as the Beavers used a pair of big returns to put 14 points on the board ...

WCCS, Youngsville notch volleyball wins

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Warren County Christian School beat Slippery Rock Christian 3-0 – 25-10, 25-22, 25-23. The win avenged a loss earlier in the season to SR. “This was a very good team win,” said WCCS coach Mark Brenner. “They beat us in five earlier in the season, so we wanted this one real bad. ...

Eisenhower falls to Saegertown

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Philadelphia 76ers fans have adopted the phrase “trust the process” as the team attempts to rebuild itself into a contender. Eisenhower volleyball coach Scott Olson isn’t exactly asking his players to “trust the process” following a 25-18, 25-20 and 25-14 sweep at the hands of ...

Dragons, Knights seek key region wins

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This week presents a tremendous opportunity for Warren, Eisenhower and Sheffield. The Dragons have the chance to beat DuBois, a program they are 0-13 against all-time (not counting a forfeit in 1988), while the Knights can vault into contention in Region 3 with a road win at Iroquois. ...

Dragons blank Corry, 8-0

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CORRY – Seth Harrington and Colin Blair each scored a pair of goals as Warren eased to a 8-0 win over Corry on Thursday. The win brought the Dragons’ record to 6-2, with a showdown against Fort LeBoeuf looming on Saturday. “We basically controlled possession from start to finish,” ...

High school football picks

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Close’s Picks (Overall 109-20, Last Week 28-5) District 10 Warren 42, DuBois 35 Iroquois 21, Eisenhower 14 Farrell 56, Union City 7 Cambridge Springs 35, West Middlesex 13 Valley Christian (OH) 28, Cochranton 14 Greenville 55, Lakview 6 Hickory 42, Westinghouse 7 Wilimington ...

Warren sweeps Franklin

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FRANKLIN – For the second time this week, Warren defeated a region opponent in three sets, this time it was Franklin, 25-11, 25-13, 25-18 on Thursday. Leading the Lady Dragons were Julia Lobdell (7 digs), Lydia Latimer (9 kills, 2 blocks, 3 digs), Kadee Merenick (3 kills 1 dig), Kelsey ...

Warren takes control of Region 5 with win at Bradford

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BRADFORD – Lexie Grubbs fed Kyra Wotorson for a second half goal – the only one of the game as the Warren girls soccer team stayed unbeaten in Region 5 with a 1-0 victory at Bradford’s Parkway Field on Thursday. Warren maintained possession in the Bradford half of the field for nearly ...

Lady Dragons earn 4-1 win

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On Tuesday, the Dragons hosted the Erie Royals, coming away with a 4-1 victory. Leading the way at first singles was Gracie Wood who dominated Isabel Pontzer 6-0, 6-0. At second singles, Abbie Buerkle was impressive in her 6-2, 6-2 win over Olena Omelchenko. And at third singles, Emily ...

Smelko strong in loss

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For nearly 70 minutes, Eisenhower keeper Nick Smelko dove, jumped, swatted and kicked away every shot North East could throw at him. Then, at 69:15, North East’s Garrett Kopp snuck one past Smelko and the floodgates opened as the Grapepickers tacked on another four goals for a 5-0 win at ...

Sheffield volleyball earns signature win over ECC

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ST. MARYS – Sheffield volleyball coach Melissa Lemay isn’t sure the last time a Wolverine team beat Elk County Catholic, but she knows its been a long time. That all changed on Tuesday, however, as orange and black stunned the Crusaders in four sets – 25-21, 25-21, 15-25, 25-22. ...

Warren girls soccer rolls to victory

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TITUSVILLE – Kyra Wotorson scored four goals, while Mackenzie Bickling had three tallies and one assist to lead the Warern girls soccer team to a 12-2 Region 5 win over Titusville on Tuesday. Lexie Grubbs and Kyleigh Wilson added two goals each, while MJ Fadale had one goal and three ...

Eisenhower girls race to wins

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WATTSBURG – The Eisenhower cross country teams traveled to Seneca to race the host Bobcats and Harbor Creek, with both schools sweeping the Knights. Despite that, both the boys and girls teams turned in strong efforts with marked improvement. Tyler Burnell and Ethan Kellogg finished ...

Warren, Youngsville cross country teams compete in region meets

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On an unseasonably warm September afternoon, the Warren girls cross country team picked up a pair of wins – 24-33 against Corry and 26-30 versus North East. Naomi Hahn’s second place finish led the way (22:30), while Kayla Giambrone finished fourth, Bri Ristau sixth and Leah Drake ...