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A special team, a special young woman

What does it take to be a great player? The truth is, there is a lot that goes into the DNA of the great ones. Natural ability? Sure. A work ethic and competitive drive bordering on obsession? Absolutely. Those are obvious. But a great player to me, more than anything else, is a great ...

Warren boys fall at Ridgway

RIDGWAY, Pa. – Warren went toe-to-toe on the road with one of District 9’s premier programs on Monday, but Ridgway had just a little too much in a 53-43 win over the Dragons. Warren led 11-8 after the first quarter, but the Elkers, an honorable mention team in Pennsylvania in Class 2A, ...

Eisenhower battles Cochranton; Y’ville, Tidioute, Sheffield fall

Jaidan Martinec led the Cardinals with 19 points and Lexi Moore had 15. The duo combined to drain five of Cochranton’s six 3-pointers on the night. “We knew from the past that Martinec was a good 3-point shooter, and Moore is leading the team in 3-pointers this year,” Logue said. “We ...

WAHS swimming falls at Prep/Villa

ERIE – Prep/Villa swimmers won all but three events in a sweep over visiting Warren Monday. Cathedral Prep defeated the Warren boys, 133-47, while Villa Maria topped the girls, 122-55. Cara Anderson won the 100 butterfly, Katie Beyer the 100 freestyle and Paige Johnson the 200 IM for the ...

Warren picks up huge win over General McLane

EDINBORO, Pa. – This one meant a lot. Behind 27 points from Margo Loutzenhiser and a career-high 26 from freshman Riley Childress, the Warren Lady Dragons went on the road and picked up a huge Region 6 win, 64-58 over General McLane. The win for Warren (16-1 overall, 6-1 Region 6) all ...

Knights fall in quarterfinals at D-10 duals

SHARON, Pa. – Eisenhower’s dreams of making it to the PIAA team duals were derailed by Titusville on Saturday morning, 35-31 at Sharon High School. The match was nip-and-tuck the whole way through, with the Rockets ultimately winning on Zach Rodgers’ pin at 106 to close out the match. ...

Eagles beat Wolverines under the bright lights

ERIE, Pa. – The Youngsville and Sheffield boys got a unique experience Saturday, getting to play under the bright lights of Erie Insurance Arena. Gage Hendrickson’s star shined the brightest, as the Eagle junior poured in 23 points to lead his team to a 58-34 victory. Hendrickson and ...

Ike boys pick up 2nd win

Saturday was a much-needed breath of fresh air for the Eisenhower boys basketball team. Drew Williams led three Knights over 20 points with 24 as they rallied from a 4-point halftime deficit to beat Abraxas, 73-67 for their second win of the season. Marcus Griffin led Abraxas with 24 ...

Fresh off 2nd place at districts, Dragons dominate Cambridge Springs

Fresh off a second place finish at the District 10 Class 3A Team Dual Championships Wednesday, Warren wrestlers came out firing in front of their home fans and rolled past Cambridge Springs with a 51-24 win Friday. The Dragons won five matches via pinfall, with an injury default and two ...

Warren boys’ rally falls short at Oil City

OIL CITY, Pa. – Try as they might, the Warren Dragons couldn’t quite rally from a double-digit deficit in a 76-71 Region 6 loss at Oil City on Friday. The Dragons put four players in double figures, led by Griffin Suppa’s 18 points. Oil City did the same, however, led by Hunter ...

Bulldogs play tough in loss to Jamestown; Eisenhower falls

The final score – Jamestown 76, Tidioute 47, doesn’t even begin to tell the story of Friday’s Region 1 battle. After a big win by Jametown on its home floor in the first meeting, the two teams were tied at halftime, 28-28, and the Muskies (9-8 overall, 3-0 Region 1) led by just seven ...

Sheffield girls fall to ECC

Sheffield dropped to 2-16 overall and 0-7 in AML Girls Basketball after suffering a 60-19 loss at home Friday evening to Elk County Catholic. Lily Lauffenburger, Emily Leichtenberger, and Marissa Grubbs led a balanced first quarter for Sheffield, which trailed 14-8 after one period. “We ...

Eisenhower wrestlers dominate Harbor Creek, advance to Sharon

After coming so close last season, the Eisenhower Knights came into 2018-19 hoping to take care of some unfinished business and qualify for the PIAA team duals. On Thursday, they took the first step toward fulfilling that goal, beating Harbor Creek in dominating fashion, 50-15 to advance to ...

Dragons 2nd at D-10 Team Dual Championships

ERIE, Pa. – Warren’s wrestling team advanced to the finals of the District 10 Class 3A Team Dual Championships for the first time in over a decade Wednesday at the Hagerty Family Events Center. Warren topped Meadville in the semifinals, but unfortunately for the Dragons, they ran into a ...

Polar vortex spins schedules

The Eisenhower Knights’ District 10 Class 2A first-round team dual wrestling match against the Harbor Creek Huskies scheduled for Wednesday at EHS was postponed due to dangerously low temperatures. The match has been rescheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m., with the doors opening at 6:15 ...

Sheffield, Abraxas co-op could add girls track

There may soon be a new athletic agreement between Sheffield High School and Abraxas. At Monday’s meeting of the school board personnel, athletics, and co-curricular activities committee, members took a look at a proposed agreement that would extend the cooperative agreement to include ...

Spark Plugs

Ben Berdine was just the spark the Warren Dragons needed Tuesday night against Harbor Creek. With starters Jake Kupchella and Aidan Morrison in foul trouble, Berdine came off the bench and poured in eight of his game-high and varsity career-high 14 points in the first half, and the Dragons ...

Maplewood rallies past Youngsville

Maplewood outscored Youngsville 23-9 in the third quarter and the Eagles were unable to make up the deficit late in a 64-54 Region 3 loss to the visiting Tigers Tuesday. Jordan Hollabaugh scored nine of his team-high 15 points in the frame, and the Tigers connected on three of their seven ...

Tidioute girls beat Sheffield

Behind a monster game from Nakeisha Krouse, Tidioute picked up its second victory of the season, 52-31 over visiting Sheffield on Tuesday. It was a slow start early for both teams, as Tidioute led 6-5 after the first quarter. “Both teams were starving for a win and tonight we came out ...

Wrestling still on

Despite school being closed today, the D-10 wrestling duals will go on as scheduled. Eisenhower hosts Harbor Creek in a 2A first round match at 7 p.m., with the doors opening at 6:15, while Warren will battle Meadville at 5 p.m. in 3A at the Hagerty Events Center, formally known as the ...