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Knights fall to Huskies

Eisenhower ran into Harbor Creek, one of the top program’s in District 10, on Tuesday, and the result was a 14-1 setback for the Knights. Ryan Ford scored four goals for the unbeaten Huskies, who tallied seven goals in each half. Ross Venman found the back of the net for the Knights to ...

Not so fast

The girls volleyball match between Warren and Meadville at the Warren Area Elementary Center Tuesday seemed destined for a fourth set. The Bulldogs came out strong in the third, grabbing an early 12-4 advantage. They were able to stretch the lead to 19-9, one not even Warren coach Mike Dolan ...

General McLane edges Warren in overtime, 2-1

Life is full of choices. Sometimes the consequesnces of those choices are good, sometimes they are . . . not so good. Warren girls soccer coach Jeremy Bickling made the choice to play extra time instead of walking away with a 1-1 tie against General McLane Monday. McLane’s Hannah ...

Clarkball to make its return Sept. 23 at Betts Park

Clarkball is back! The hit game started by Clark Thomas in 2006 will return to Betts Park on Sept. 23 and will also feature music, food and other entertainment. “It’s the first event since 2014,” Thomas said. “A lot of people have been asking about it.” Entry for a team is ...

Dragons finish Region 3 unbeaten

EDINBORO – Having already clinched the Region 3 title, Warren put an exclamation point on the final megamatch of the season at Culbertson Hills. Jake McCollough shot a 74 to earn medalist honors as the Dragons shot a team score of 325, 10 shots better than second place Meadville. “The ...

Football Rankings

Each Tuesday the Times Observer will unveil its high school football rankings. Football (1A-3A) Previous 1. Mercyhurst Prep (3-0) 1 2. Wilmington (3-0) 2 3. Sharpsville (3-0) 3 4. ...

Warren JV football tops Franklin

The Warren JV football team picked up a 22-16 victory over Franklin on Monday night at Mike Shine Field in Youngsville. Leading the way for the Dragons was Micah Passmore, who was 10-14 passing for 294 yards and three touchdowns. Passmore added 67 rushing yards on 10 carries to finish with ...

Warren girls continue hot streak with win over North East

The Warren Lady Dragons capped off their first full week of the season with a 5-0 win over North East on Saturday. They have now rattled off three straight wins following a season-opening setback to Meadville. “The girls have responded well since our opening loss,” said Warren coach ...

Ike turns in strong performance at Red Dragon Invite

BEMUS POINT, NY – The Eisenhower cross country teams traveled to the Red Dragon Invitational on Saturday, with the boys coming in 19th place and the girls 20th. Tyler Burnell and Ethan Kellogg led the boys team, finishing 50th (18:16) and 52nd (18:21) respectively, while Lily Fedorchuk ...

Dragons earn first win as offense erupts against Franklin

FRANKLIN – Third time’s the charm At least, that’s how the Warren football season has played out to this point. Following two lopsided losses to Brookville and Grove City, the Dragons came out of Franklin with a 44-34 win Friday. “I’m happy for the kids,” Warren coach Mark ...

Knights drop close battle to Northwestern in Region 3 opener

ALBION - Killian Cooper will be running - and throwing - all over the place in the dreams of the Eisenhower Knights. Cooper threw for over 250 yards and ran it in three times to lead his Northwestern Wildcats to a 27-19 win over Eisenhower on Friday night. Eisenhower attempted an onside ...

Sheffield falls to Curwensville

CURWENSVILLE – A big first half by Golden Tide quarterback Bryce Timko helped lead Curwensville to a 56-8 win over visiting Sheffield. The Wolverines kept the Tide scoreless for just half of the first quarter, until Timko connected with Nick Stewart for a 20-yard touchdown. With the ...

Tidioute volleyball earns win

Tidioute volleyball earned a 3-1 win over Erie Bethel on Friday – 22-25, 25-18, 26-24, 25-14. Leading the way for the Lady Bulldogs was Bella Konkle (2 aces), Greysen Fors (3 aces, 6 assists), Ariel Meece (4 aces), Brooke Martin (3 aces, 3 kills), Shelby Proctor (3 aces), Nakiesha Krouse ...

Penn State seeking to make statement against Pitt

A lot has changed since Pitt beat Penn State 42-39 last September. The Nittany Lions find themselves back in the national spotlight following a run to the Big Ten championship and a thrilling Rose Bowl against USC, a result that few could have predicted. Pitt had marquee wins against both ...

Backyard Brawl: Ike volleyball edges Youngsville in 4 sets

The 2017 fall sports edition of the “Backyard Brawl” got off to a raucous start Thursday as Eisenhower volleyball defended its home court with a 3-1 win over visiting Youngsville. “We never quit working,” said Eisenhower coach Scott Olson. Youngsville got out to an early 4-2 lead ...

Lady Dragons continue strong play with 7-0 win over Corry

CORRY – The Warren Lady Dragons got their second win of the week, 7-0 over Corry on Thursday. The win moves them to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in Region 5. The Lady Dragons put pressure on Corry from the whistle and never let up. Kyra Wotorson and Lexie Grubbs scored two goals each, while MJ ...

Warren tops OC; Sheffield goes 5 with Bradford

OIL CITY – Warren won its second consecutive match to start the season, besting Oil City in three sets – 25-12, 25-16 and 25-22. “We had good ball control and had a lot of attacks which is what we’re trying to do, we just have to cut out a few mental errors but we’re on the right ...

Local football teams aim for first win

Week 3 of the high school football season is here, and Warren, Eisenhower and Sheffield are in search of their first victories of the season. All three have faced incredibly tough schedules out of the gate, with their opponents so far having a combined record of 6-0 and all of whom are ...

Lady Knights earn 2-0 win

Eisenhower’s girls soccer team fired more than 20 shots on goal against Maplewood Thursday. Though only two found the back of the net, that was plenty for the Knights in a 2-0 home victory. “It still wasn’t a complete game,” said coach Diana Elmquist. “But we came out strong. ...

High School Football Picks

Overall: Close (56-9); Hagberg (53-12) Close's picks District 10 Friday Warren 35, Franklin 28 Eisenhower 35, Northwestern 14 Cambridge Springs 28, Reynolds 27 Cochranton 42, Saegertown 0 Harbor Creek 30, Union City 16 West Middlesex 21, Iroquois 14 Sharon 28, Greenville ...