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Beyer claims district swim title

ERIE — Katie Beyer has had quite a swimming season. It got even better Friday. The junior from Warren Area High School placed first in the 200-yard freestyle in a pool-record time of 1 minute, 53 seconds at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association District 10 Class AA ...

Celebrate

FAIRVIEW—Warren is not the same basketball team it was at the beginning of the season. That much is clear after the Dragons dismantled host Fairview, 46-40, Friday in the District 10 4A playoff quarterfinals. “I think they grew up some tonight,” said Warren coach Jeff Berdine, whose ...

Warren girls have sights set on postseason

Warren’s girls basketball team had a nice little run in last year’s playoffs. The Dragons always want more. Warren finished third in the district last year and lost in the first round of the state tournament. Even with a COVID delay, this year’s team — with almost everyone back ...

Eisenhower rallies past Sheffield

SHEFFIELD — Eisenhower was a 33-28 winner over Sheffield on the road Friday. Delaney Chase led the winners with 10 points, six rebounds, five assists, three steals and a block. Bella Marino added 8 points, six blocks, four steals, two rebounds and an assist. Sheffield led 22-21 entering ...

Family bond

Cael Black. Kris Black. Wrestling. Interwoven. The three will share another big stage on Saturday as father coaches son at the PIAA Class 2A West Super Regional Wrestling Tournament at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “I’ve never experienced wrestling without my dad, and he always ...

Warren boys face Fairview again

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” and all that jazz. Warren’s boys basketball team has gelled a lot sooner than head coach Jeff Berdine expected. And, even after two losses to Fairview in their region this season, the Dragons like the position they’re in. Warren (16-5) ...

Extreme Athletix’s hard work is paying off

It has been a trying time over the past year for many recreational cheer and dance programs. The coronavirus has altered the schedules and routines for many participants and has forced a major adjustment process. From health and safety protocols, to not being able to have family or fans in ...

Sheffield boys play Monday

Sheffield’s boys basketball team will open in the District 9 1A playoffs at 7 p.m. Monday at Otto-Eldred. Sheffield (10-10) is seeded ninth and O-E eighth. The winner will travel to face top-seeded Elk County Catholic at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

No. 1 seed

Warren will be the No. 1 seed in Class 5A when the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association District 10 girls basketball playoffs begin this weekend. The Dragons will host No. 8 Franklin in the quarterfinals Saturday at 7 p.m. Other Class 5A games will see No. 5 Hickory traveling ...

Warren swimmers prepare for District 10 Championships

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association District 10 Swimming and Diving Championships will be held Friday for the girls and Saturday for the boys at the Prep Villa Center in Erie. Representing Warren Area High School on Friday are Katie Beyer, Paige Johnson, Kirsten Johnson and ...

Brault settling in to rotation

Steven Brault can exhale — sort of. For the first time in his major league career, the relentlessly upbeat Pittsburgh Pirates lefty is not spending spring training freaking out over whether he’ll have a job at the end of the month. The 28-year-old will be in the starting rotation when the ...

Eisenhower falls Tuesday

RUSSELL — Lexie Moore scored 20 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Cochranton to a 61-40 win over Eisenhower on Tuesday. Carley Richter added 12 points, all on 3-pointers, for the Cardinals, who trailed 21-15 after the first quarter before a 27-8 second quarter. Bella Marino led ...

Bowling

Savannah Upton, a junior at Youngsville High School, bowled her career-high game (195) and series (470) during the Youngsville Middle-High School League at Valley Bowling Center. The Big 3, made up of Austin Peterson, Ethan Johnson and Josh Walsh, were crowned league champions. Walsh led ...

Berdine’s career night

After a loss at Franklin on Monday, Warren’s boys basketball team bounced back in a big way on Tuesday, scoring a season-high point total in an 80-61 win over visiting Corry. The Dragons connected on 18 3-pointers and blew open a relatively close game in the third quarter. Senior Ben ...

New man in charge

Sheffield’s 2020 season lasted just one game before the program was paused and a co-op was established with Warren for the remainder of the year. However, newly appointed head coach Mike Barr looks to take advantage of the break in action on Wolverine Mountain to create and mold a ...

Berkhous rolls consecutive 300s at JBC

JAMESTOWN — In the sport of bowling, one of the most impressive achievements is a 300 game. A 300 game is the highest possible score and is attained by recording a strike in every frame. In a traditional single 10-pin game, this means one strike in each of the first nine frames and three ...

Sheffield starts slow in loss to AC Valley

SHEFFIELD — Sheffield went into Tuesday night’s game without leading scorer Tyler Hepinger and was unable to come back from a 23-7 first-quarter deficit, falling to A.C. Valley 66-32. Sheffield outscored the Falcons 13-9 in the second quarter, but after the half gave up two straight ...

Lakewood YMCA hosts successful Snowflake Pickleball Tournament

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — The Lakewood YMCA had a solid turnout for its Snowflake Pickleball Tournament recently. The two-day tournament consisted of five divisions. In Men’s 3.5 Doubles, Lakewood’s own Jon Cable and Rick Engelbert dominated and took gold. They were followed by Jeff and Kyle ...

Emma Ruhlman reaches 1,000-point career mark in Warren win

Warren’s Emma Ruhlman does a lot of everything on the basketball floor. Not just score. That makes it even more impressive that she surpassed the 1,000 career points mark as a junior on Monday, finishing with 20 points in a 59-18 Warren win over Oil City at Warren Area High ...

Dragons see win streak end at Franklin

FRANKLIN — Franklin was 8-of-11 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter to hold off Warren, 65-59, on Monday. Franklin’s win snaps the Dragons’ nine-game win streak and its own two-game losing streak. It was also a preview of two probable District 10 playoff teams, Franklin in ...