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Lady Dragons roll past Conneaut, into D-10 semifinals

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Smiles were spread across every member of the the Warren Area High School softball team as they waited at home plate for teammate Lex Nyquist, who had just delivered a 2-run home run in the fourth inning of Wednesday’s District 10 Class 4A quarterfinal against Conneaut. ...

Cummings blasts two homers, but Dragons come up just short against Meadville

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – A missed opportunity. That’s likely how Warren baseball will view its 6-5 District 10 quarterfinal loss to Meadville Wednesday at Critchfield Park. Trailing 4-3 and with the bases loaded in the sixth, the Dragons couldn’t put the ball in play against Meadville ...

Weather puts District 10 playoffs on hold

The Warren Area High School baseball and softball teams had to wait a little longer than usual to start their respective regular seasons because of inclement weather. As it turns, the playoffs are no different. Rain and thunderstorms across the region put a halt to a large portion of the ...

Warren softball begins quest for D-10 title

The Warren Area High School softball team had a brilliant regular season, going 13-4 and capturing the Region 6 title. They want more, however. Much more. A loss to Grove City in the 2017 quarterfinals still stings for a group that returns seven starters from that team. They are now a ...

Dragons aim to take the next step in playoffs

After losing only two players from a surprise 17-5 2017 season, expectations were sky high for Warren baseball heading into 2018. While the Dragons hit a rough patch in late April through early May, losing three of four, they rebounded to finish 13-6 and Region 6 runner-up. Now they turn ...

Banner day

Times Observer photo by Andy Close Youngsville freshman Jake Hogg shares a hug with teammate Aaron Morris following his school record-breaking leap of 6-4 in the high jump at Saturday’s District 10 Track and Field championships at Slippery Rock University. Hogg broke the record of 1976 ...

Eyes on the prize

Several Warren County athletes are seeking return trips to states at the District 10 Track and Field championships today at Slippery Rock University, while others aim to punch their ticket for the first time. One senior will take to the D-10 stage one final time, looking to make it 4-for-4. ...

When do we play?

The life of a high school athlete, and their family, can get a little hectic at times. Keeping the schedule straight with school, coursework, practices, games, work, family obligations and any other activity they might be involved in takes a lot of planning and coordination. And that’s just ...

WAHS grad White, Penn State DuBois are national champions!

John White, a 2015 Warren Area High School graduate, is a national champion! White pitched a scoreless eighth inning for Penn State DuBois in its United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) winner-take-all title game victory over the Apprentice School (Newport News, Va). White ...

Warren softball falls to St. Marys in regular season finale

A 3-run fourth inning snapped a 1-1 tie and propelled St. Mary’s to a 6-2 softball win over Warren at the Legion Complex Wednesday. A pair of Dragon miscues in the inning allowed all three runs to come across. “It’s not the first time we’ve lost a game, and it won’t be the first ...

Dragons come up short against Olean to close regular season

The final game of the 2018 regular season wasn’t exactly what the Warren Dragons had in mind, but they certainly have plenty to look forward to. In a cross-state showdown between two teams with big postseason aspirations, it was Olean, aided by five Warren miscues, that came out on top at ...

Eisenhower girls race past Seneca

WATTSBURG – The Eisenhower girls track and field team wrapped up its regular season in fine style Wednesday with a 92-58 win over Seneca. TerryLee Talasky, Delaney Nizzi, Aleea Giese, Cameran Edwards, Breanna Vanderhoof, Alexi Milburn, Lydia Giannini and Currie Hultman led an impressive ...

Irwin dominates again, Morrison goes deep as Dragons pummel Harbor Creek

When Warren traveled to Harbor Creek earlier this season, the Dragons couldn’t keep Nick Trombetta and Lucas Folmer off the bases. The pair accounted for six of the Huskies 10 hits and four of the seven runs in a 7-1 win. When they had their rematch at Legion Field Tuesday, Warren starter ...

Warren edged by Harbor Creek in 10-inning thriller

In the grand scheme of things, Tuesday’s game between Warren and Harbor Creek didn’t mean much. Still, it’s one the Lady Dragons would have liked to win. Kallie Forcht’s RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the visiting Lady Huskies to a 2-1 win on senior night for the Lady Dragons ...

Survey says: D-10 coaches, admins in favor of public vs. private changes

Results of a recent survey administered to officials of public schools throughout District 10 were released Tuesday, showing that a majority believe that non-boundary schools have a significant advantage when it comes to athletics and would be in favor of change. The survey was completed by ...

Sheffield outlasts Eisenhower in extra innings

Just before Sheffield came to bat in the seventh inning Monday, senior shortstop Mya Grubbs gathered her teammates and asked them a single question. “How do you want this game to end?” The Wolverines, trailing by a run at the time, responded by tying the game in the seventh, before ...

Gus Macker tourney deadlines extended

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — Gus Macker coordinators have announced the team registration deadline has been extended. The mail-in deadline will now be Friday and the online deadline will be May 21 by visiting www.macker.com. The Post-Journal, Dunkirk Observer and Times Observer of Warren will ...