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Sister Act

With Thanksgiving falling smack dab at the start of the high school basketball season, Warren Area High School girls basketball coach Lisa LaVan has a lot for which to be thankful. Those who know her know how much passion she puts into coaching her team, but 2020 is just a little more ...

Turkey Trot in Warren

The ninth annual Turkey Trot was held Thursday morning in the streets of downtown Warren and the on the south side of the city with 370 people taking part. To accommodate pandemic-related issues, a “rolling start” was used instead of the typical mass start. This allowed families and other ...

Out On Top

It seems like only yesterday Jordan Sitler put on a Beaty Warren Middle School volleyball T-shirt to play for coach Mike Dolan. Six seasons later, Sitler has been named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-District 10 First Team as a Warren Area High School ...

Warren-born Kramer caps record-setting career across border

FREWSBURG, N.Y. — Bruce Johnson stands at one end of the Frewsburg pool, the water eerily still without a ripple. Wednesday morning would have usually been one last time for the Frewsburg/Southwestern boys team to cut through the water before a huge Thanksgiving feast, but this year is ...

Lakewood YMCA Amy King 5K to be run virtually

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — The Lakewood YMCA Amy King 5K Run will not be held in person this year. The race is now virtual due to the new COVID-19 regulations. “We are saddened, especially with this being our 20th anniversary,” race organizers said in a statement. The YMCA is still accepting ...

Steelers have found ways to slow down Ravens’ Jackson

PITTSBURGH — Lamar Jackson’s energy is palpable. It pulses every time the NFL’s reigning Most Valuable Player has the ball in his hands, a kinetic energy fueled by the Baltimore quarterback’s unique skillset, one most teams in the league have struggled to grasp let alone stop. Yet ...

Classic Tennis

LAKEWOOD — Champions were crowned in 10 different divisions at The Post-Journal Classic Tennis Tournament over the weekend at the Lakewood YMCA. With over 130 entries, the tournament experienced its largest turnout in 20 years. The Rising Stars Junior Singles Division was the first to ...

State reports early stats in bear season

For the first time, Pennsylvania’s bear season has included Sunday hunting. And, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is providing live updates on the hunting. So far, the numbers are unofficial, but that first Sunday hunt brought in 169 bears statewide. In the first six hours of the season ...

Bowling scores

Bowling scores Gary Troyer hit a 245-654 at Valley Bowling Center to lead the Rusted Nutz Garage League, and Mark Steward had a 247-613. Jed Jepple hit a 225-223-627 in the Daybreaker’s League. Jakobe Anthony led the Saturday Strikers with a 216-549. Alex Zariczny led the Warren Area ...

Perfect 10

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Pittsburgh’s latest victory was picture perfect. The Steelers defense gathered in the end zone after each turnover — four times in all — and posed for the cameras. Some of the celebrations were planned, some candid, most cheesy. All of them ...

Bowling scores

Scott Gustafson’s 211-562 led the Brokenstraw Couples League at Valley Bowling Center. Pam Jameson rolled a 198-499 and Lori Gustafson cracked a 169-479. ——— In the P2 Racing League at Valley Bowling Center, Matt White led with a 286-235-201-722 and Alex Johnson had a ...

Trap leagues

Due to the new restrictions for COVID-19, the Penn-York Winter Trap League has been put on hold until the restrictions are lifted. There will be no shoots until further notice. ——— The Penn York Winter Trap League met last Sunday at Carroll Rod and Gun Club with 112 shooters ...

Briefs

Bowling Youngsville Ladies League: Candy Vinopal 186-505, Cindy Reasbeck 196-501, Mary Gruden 166-475. Fumble League: Pam Pleszewski 202-170-531, Devon Mistretta 181-188-528, Mark Pati 234, Tony Mistretta 219, Al Pati 202-200, Amy Lewandowski 166, Lynn Fijal 166. High game: Bobek’s ...

CHALK UP

On Nov. 7 powerlifters from around the Southern Tier and beyond gathered at the HERC Powerlifting Federation War For The Sword meet, hosted at S&C Powerplant gym in Warren. Under normal circumstances, the meet would have been hosted by Erick Sandberg and his wife Cammy, the co-owners of ...

Creola’s night to remember

EDITOR’S NOTE: Warren native Nick Creola was the men’s basketball coach at Jamestown Community College for 13 seasons, including the 1980-81 campaign when he guided the Jayhawks to the NJCAA Tournament after knocking off Roxbury (Massachusetts) CC, 91-77, on March 11, 1981 before a crowd ...

Section VI pauses winter sports

WEST SENECA — The Section VI Athletic Council announced Wednesday that it has voted to pause the start date of winter low- and moderate-risk sports until Dec. 14. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association had approved Nov. 30 for the start of bowling, boys swimming, indoor ...

Bowling

Youngsville Middle/High School: Kaylee Bevevino 75-195, Brock Borland 78-221, Alyssa Drumheller 29-80, Konnor Eck 106-293, Brandon Forslund 137-367, Aden Hendrickson 169-433, Ethan Johnson 161-416, Alex Logren 152-366, Aidan Morningstar 169-439, Taylor Napolitan 120-329, Logan Pastrick 121-304, ...

NYSPHSAA says start date for high-risk sports is Jan. 4

LATHAM, N.Y. — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday that the start date for high risk winter sports — basketball, competitive cheer, ice hockey and wrestling — will be moved to Jan. 4. Until authorization is granted by state officials, NYSPHSAA ...

Bound for Pittsburgh

It’s probably a great mentality for a wrestler. Ethan Finch is never satisfied. If he earns a state medal, he wants a state championship. The senior at Sheffield wants an NCAA title someday. And someday became closer last week when he committed to the University of Pittsburgh and its ...