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Sports

The last race

Local Sports

There are some high school seniors not taking this lying down. And one has been in a brace due to a serious injury. Naomi Hahn is a multiple-time PIAA state qualifier in cross county — a fall sport. Like many other seniors on Warren Area High School’s track and field team this spring, ...

Hardball history: 1941 Buckeyes were Warren’s most recent team

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Warren’s most recent minor league baseball team took the field in 1941. The Warren Buckeyes played in the Class D (rookie league) Pennsylvania State Association. Though the 1940 Warren squad was affiliated with the Cleveland Indians, the 1941 squad was on its own. We don’t know the ...

‘Still surreal’

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There’s a little over 1,200 miles between Buffalo, New York and Winter Haven, Florida. That’s where 2019 Warren Area High School graduates Aidan Morrison (Canisius College) and Kiersten Hoffman (with her Edinboro University softball teammates) were on March 12. And on that day, 1,200 ...

The taste of chili in about an hour

Outdoor

Chili culture in the Warren area has developed its own nature through the past three decades. Still most households do not eat homemade Texas Chili either because they do not know how or because it requires too much time and effort. Just the cooking part of Texas Chili takes 3-1/2 hours. Then ...

Hardball history

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When the Warren Bingoes folded in August 1916, no one knew it would be nearly 25 years before minor league baseball would again be played in Warren. But in 1940, the Warren Redskins joined the Pennsylvania State Association, still at the Class D rookie league level. The team was an ...

Viewers can watch online PGC meeting through live link

Outdoor

Those wishing to view the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners meeting, being held virtually on Monday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 7, either can watch live through the video-conferencing site Webex, or later on the Game Commission’s YouTube channel. For those watching live, the simplest ...

Seedling sales program canceled

Outdoor

The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced this week that Howard Nursery will not distribute seedlings as a result of mandatory closings and delays caused by COVID-19. The nursery annually has provided over a million seedlings to Hunter Access Program cooperators, who allow public hunting on ...

Signs of love

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Giving back is at the core of every strong community. In the current climate in which we live, it’s more important than ever. In that spirit, the Warren Lady Dragons basketball program has forged a special relationship with the residents of Cambridge Warren, one that has been special for ...

Hardball history

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When the Iron & Oil League disbanded mid-season in 1898, baseball fans in Warren wouldn’t have a hometown team for a decade. The next iteration of minor league baseball came to Warren in 1908 when the Warren Blues joined the Interstate League. The squad was managed by Thomas McNeal ...

Audubon: ‘Get outside’

Outdoor

If you didn’t see this message on Audubon Community Nature Center’s home page (AudubonCNC.org), Education Coordinator Sarah Hatfield would like to share it with you now: Here’s the thing. There are many fewer excuses now. Maybe you’re home, maybe your kids are home. Maybe you’re ...

PIAA says no change to winter championships, spring sports

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As the calendar gets set to flip to April, there is no update on the completion of winter sports championships and the start of the spring sports season. That, according to the PIAA, in a news release sent out on Monday. The PIAA Board of Directors met via teleconference and continued to ...

Nominations open for 2020 class of Warren County Sports HOF

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Nominations are now open for induction into the 2020 class of the Warren County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. “We are unsure of when the banquet will happen with everything going on,” said director Nate Sandberg. “But we will, as stated previously, do as much as we ...

Spring Sports: To you, from us

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Dear coaches and student-athletes, We understand how difficult a time this is for you, to put so much work into your respective sports, only to deal with the uncertainty that life brings us. These are uncharted times for all of us, and, while we hope the spring sports season can carry on in ...

Time to go crappie fishin’

Outdoor

Some of my best days of crappie fishing have been the very day the ice left a lake. Forget any nonsense about the water still being too cold. Late ice crappie fishing usually is great– if there only were any decent late ice. Find crappie when they are hungry and they will hit. Wait for ...