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Team effort

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OIL CITY, Pa. — Youngsville boys basketball coach Jesse DeLoof has often stressed how interchangeable his players are. The Eagles proved him right during their 45-39 District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal win over Rocky Grove at Oil City High School Friday. The Eagles held off the Orioles ...

Oh that precious live bait

Outdoor

With the live minnow situation being what it is now in Warren County, anglers are being forced to treat minnows with great care. Winter walleye fishing without live minnows is just not the same game. It can be done, but not nearly as well as with live minnows. Minnows are so valuable now it ...

Finch through to D-9 semis

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CLEARFIELD, Pa. – So far, so good for Sheffield junior Ethan Finch as he seeks back-to-back District 9 wrestling titles. Finch (26-7) was dominant in his two matches at 182 pounds on Day 1 of the District 9 Class AA wrestling championships on Friday, earning a pair of first-period pins to ...

KECA scholarships available to PA seniors

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Students who reside in Pennsylvania who are currently in their senior year of high school will have the opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship provided by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance and Seneca Resources Company, LLC. The amount of $1,000 is awarded once to the scholarship recipient. ...

Ike’s Jaquay, Black advance to D-10 semis

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SHARON, Pa. – Eisenhower wrestling standouts Logan Jaquay and Cael Black flexed their muscles on Day 1 of the District 10 Class 2A wrestling championships on Friday at Sharon High School. The senior Jaquay and the sophomore Black both advanced to the semifinal round, while most of their ...

Waterfowl briefing to be held at Northwest Region Office

Outdoor

Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, March 6 on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed federal frameworks for the 2020-21 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 ...

The defense begins

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After nearly two weeks between games, the Warren Lady Dragons are set to begin their District 10 title defense. After a 15-7 regular season, Warren will square off with Meadville in the Class 5A quarterfinals today at the Hagerty Family Events Center (2:30 p.m.) “It’s been a while ...

Dragons dominate Conneaut to clinch spot in D-10 semis

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ERIE — Warren led Conneaut, 3-2, just over a minute into their District 10 Class 4A quarterfinal game at the Hagerty Family Events Center Thursday. That was as close as the Eagles would get the rest of the way as the Dragons steamrolled their way into the semifinals with a 68-42 victory. It ...

‘Further investigation’

Outdoor

The ongoing dispute regarding how — and to what degree — oil and gas operations impact the environment isn’t going away any time soon. Locally, the most prevalent instance of that fight is the state-wide moratorium on oil and gas wastewater spreading on dirt roads, which originated ...

Four Dragons finish 2nd, nine advance

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – A total of nine Warren Dragons will be moving on to the Northwest Pennsylvania Regional following their performances at the District 10 championships on Thursday at Meadville. While the Dragons didn’t have an individual champion, they did have four second-place finishers ...

Eagles set for quarterfinal battle with Orioles

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After picking up the program’s first playoff win in 28 years last week, Youngsville coach Jesse DeLoof knows what his team needs to do to get another win tonight in the District 10 Class 2A quarterfinals against Rocky Grove. Execute. “The playoffs are a different animal,” DeLoof said. ...

Wolverines ready for D-9 championships

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A year ago, Sheffield’s Ethan Finch caught a lot of District 9 by surprise when he took home both the 170-pound D-9 title and the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler award. As the 4-seed, Finch knocked off the top seed in the semifinals and the No. 2 seed in the finals to take home the ...

Letter to the Sports Editor

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Congratulations to the Eagles on heading for the playoffs on Friday. In the 1949-50 season, Youngsville played Rocky Grove in our 1st quarterfinal game. I was a second-stringer that year as a center. We had a set of twins on the team as did the Rocky Grove team. They ended up with the win. ...

WAHS divers ready for districts

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Warren divers Katie Madigan, Alyssa Brook, Thomas Rice, Serena Clarke and Morgan Poole will compete at the District 10 Diving Championships Friday and Saturday at McDowell High School. Rice competes in the boys competition Friday, while Madigan, Brook, Clarke and Poole take their turn Saturday.

Zubrod fires 755 series

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Led by a 261 game, Alan Zubrod fired a 755 series in the Jackson Valley Classic League at Riverside Lanes. In the Youngsville Middle/High School League at Valley Bowling Center, Aidan Morningstar had his career high game and series Full scores follow. Valley Bowling Center D&L ...

Ready to run

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After over a week between games, the Warren Dragons get their postseason started tonight when they travel to the Hagerty Family Events Center (Prep-Villa Center) to take on Conneaut in the District 10 Class 4A quarterfinals at 6 p.m. The Dragons (14-8) received a first-round bye by virtue of ...

Ruff ideas

Outdoor

A proposed dog park has jumped a significant hurdle. The Warren County Zoning Hearing Board on Wednesday granted a special exception for the Woofington Dog Park with a proposed location adjacent to the Warren County Visitors Bureau in Starbrick. Rocco DelPrince, president of the dog park ...

Old things new again

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I spent a large portion of the past weekend cleaning. Somewhat in anticipation of the Audubon Rummage Sale happening on March 28 and 29, in part because the winter doldrums have kicked in and are making me a bit cabin-feverish, and in final part because my kitchen was gross. As I cleaned, held ...