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All-star athletes

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District 10 announced its region all-stars for both golf and cross country over the weekend, and Warren County was well-represented. Warren cross country had five athletes earn all-star honors, while Eisenhower had one, and Warren’s Selvie Pearson was a second-team all-star in boys golf. ...

Dolphins win annual invitational

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The Warren YMCA Dolphin Swim Team hosted its annual invitational Saturday. Ten YMCA swim teams from Northwestern PA competed. Warren earned the most points, followed by Corry, Eastside and Jamestown. The team will next compete against the County YMCA team from Edinboro today. At the ...

Library hosts Penn’s Parks meeting

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What’s the best feature of a state park? Is it the peace and quiet? Is it the adventure? The scenery? How can parks be an even-cooler place to hang out? More amenities? Less? The public has the opportunity to have a say in the future of state parks both locally and statewide. A ...

‘Addicted to volleyball’

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It’s not often the word addiction is used in a positive connotation. But for Warren Area High School senior Lex Nyquist, her particular addiction is opening the door to her future. “I’m addicted to volleyball,” she said. “It’s something I always want to play. I love ...

NCTA wraps 2019 trail work

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Recently, the ANF Chapter of the North Country Trail Association completed their last group trail work day of 2019. Over the last year, 184 volunteers participated in 18 trail work days. Throughout the year, 40 trail adopters diligently checked and made improvements on their own trail ...

Six Dragon athletes sign National Letters of Intent

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Wednesday marked the NCAA’s early signing period for high school seniors to sign their National Letter of Intent, and six Warren Area High School seniors made it official that they will be college athletes. Four baseball players – Ryan Rafalski, Mitch Grosch, Nick Hussey and Hunter ...

Fighting Tigers shine at state karate championships

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Several members of the FTMA karate team recently competed at the 47th Annual Pa. Karate Championships held Nov. 9 in New Kensington. The tournament was hosted by Master Frank Caliguri and had competitors from the tri-state area. Several students also received PKRA certificates for placing in ...

Local college athletes shining early in winter season

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Though the high school sports calendar has entered the lull between the end of the fall season and start of winter, a number of Warren County alums have starter their collegiate winter seasons. Here’s a brief look at how some of those seasons have started. ——— DJ Hahn (Warren/Cal ...

Maybe it’s time for a GPS

Outdoor

Likely the situation with GPS is similar to that of high tech sonar when Lake Erie walleye fishing got very popular in 1980, a lot more people own them than know how to use them. Especially those among us who are not tech-heads, the hicks and the old. I am eminently qualified to write on this ...

Closing in on record-breaking bear season

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Pennsylvania has covered a third of the distance needed to set a state record black-bear harvest. Through an early archery bear season in selected Wildlife Management Units (WMUs), two new October firearms bear seasons and the first week of a two-week statewide archery bear season, ...

Steps remain: Additional Sunday hunting won’t happen in 2019

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Passing the state House of Representatives Oct. 29 by a 144-54 vote, legislation that would provide expanded Sunday hunting opportunities in Pennsylvania appears likely to become law soon. But the Pennsylvania Game Commission wants hunters to know Senate Bill 147 has not been passed in final ...

Jones rolls second career perfect game

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C.J. Jones rolled a perfect first game, and threw a total of 31 out of a possible 36 strikes en route to an 824 series during Catering Plus/Wilcox Brox. Classic League play at Valley Bowling Center Thursday. Jones finished with games of 266 and 258 for the series score. It was the second ...

Sheffield football players honored

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Sheffield football took a number of steps forward this season. The Wolverines won for the first time in 23 games when they defeated Cameron County Sept. 21. Then they doubled their win total Oct. 5 with a homecoming victory over Port Allegany. The improved play also led to a double in the ...

Lady Dragons’ historic season comes to an end

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WEXFORD, Pa. – It was a tough end to a historic season for the Warren Lady Dragons. Behind three goals from Taylor Hamlett, Mars defeated Warren 6-1 in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs at North Allegheny High Schoo on Tuesday. The Planets, the No. 22 ranked team in the ...

City Council inches closer toward fire truck solutions

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Warren City Council met on Monday night to discuss the budget and a potential tax increase. The focus of the conversation though was much simpler - fire trucks. And how to pay for the replacement of the city’s tower and engine apparatus. And council appears to have found a way to ...

XC runners finish year at state meet

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Warren County had a trio of representatives at the PIAA State Cross Country Meet in Hershey Saturday. Warren senior Naomi Hahn made her fourth trip to states, while teammate Katie Beyer and Eisenhower’s Ethan Kellogg made their first appearance at the state level. Beyer had the highest ...

Dolphins split with Oil City

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The Warren YMCA Dolphin Swim Team hosted the Oil City YMCA Team in a dual meet Saturday. The Warren boys team won, 235-136. The Warren girls team lost, 310-287, however, the preps, juniors and seniors all won their divisions. The Dolphins will host their annual invitational this Saturday. ...

Runners ready for state X-C meet

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All of the hard work paid off for Warren’s Naomi Hahn and Katie Beyer and Eisenhower’s Ethan Kellogg. All three will make the trip to Hershey for Saturday’s PIAA cross country championships, with Hahn and Beyer competing in the Class 2A girls race and Kellogg in the Class A boys race. ...