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Latimer, Nyquist and Lobdell named volleyball all-stars

Warren volleyball had a tremendous season, capped by a trip to the District 10 final against General McLane. The Lady Dragons were rewarded on Thursday, with Lydia Latimer being named a First Team All-Star in Region 4 and Lex Nyquist and Ellie Lobdell both being selected to the second team. ...

Eisenhower, Warren get number of players on all-region teams

The District 10 all-region football teams were announced on Thursday, with a number of Eisenhower Knights and Warren Dragons earning honors. For Eisenhower in Region 3, Jaydon Hayes (742 yards rushing, 320 receiving) was named first team at running back a year after earning first team at ...

Wood earns all-region tennis honors for Dragons

Warren junior Gracie Wood had a strong season on the tennis court and she was rewarded for it by fellow District 10 coaches. Wood was named to the Region 2 all-star team, garnering second team honors, while also claiming a spot on the All District 10 second team. The full region all-star ...

NFL teams should be wary of Mayfield

By now, you’ve had a chance to digest what Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield did against Kansas. After the Kansas captains refused to shake hands with him before their game on Saturday, Mayfield, the leader in the clubhouse to take home the Heisman, predictably torched the 1-win ...

District report: State champs and football playoffs

It may be the start of the winter sports season, with practices getting underway on Friday, but there’s still been plenty going on with the fall sports throughout Districts 10 and 9, including a pair of state champions. Those state championships belong to the Maplewood volleyball team and ...

Faith and Football: Jill Kelly, wife of Hall of Fame QB, speaks in Russell

While the primary focus of Jill Kelly’s speaking engagement at Praise Fellowship Church Thursday was about her faith and committment to Christ, she spent some time before the event reflecting on the life of a football family. Kelly, an Attica, New York native, grew up a Buffalo Bills ...

Quartet of WAHS grads shining in college ranks

Barker helps Westminster to ECAC title FROSTBURG, Md. - The Westminster College volleyball team won the 2017 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Volleyball Championship, following a 3-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Sunday afternoon, with WAHS grad Ashley ...

Can a 2-loss team make the playoff?

The issue of a 2-loss conference champion making the College Football Playoff became a hot button issue last season when Penn State beat Wisconsin for the Big Ten crown. The Nittany Lions just missed out, finishing fifth and settling for a berth in the Rose Bowl. Flash forward to this ...

McCollough named Region 3 Player of the Year

Following another successful season, more accolades arrived yesterday for the Warren golf team as all five members were named either first or second team Region 3 All-Stars. Jake McCollough, Rachel Wilson and Joey Sidon were all named Region 3 first team all-stars, while Alex and Zack Fincher ...

Examining the NFL at the midway point: AFC

Yesterday, my colleague Brian provided us with insight on the NFC at the midway point of the NFL regular season. Today, I’ll take a look at the far less interesting AFC. Why do I say that, you ask? Because as far as I’m concerned, there’s the Patriots, the Steelers a big gap, then ...

Barker shining for Westminster volleyball

Ashley Barker and the Westminster College Volleyball Team traveled to Crestview Hills KY November 3-4, 2017 to compete in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Championships. Barker is a junior setter for the Titans. She is a 2015 WAHS Graduate. Second-Seeded Westminster won 3-2 (21-25, ...

Examining the NFL at the midway point: NFC

With Week 9 in the books, the NFL is just past the midpoint of the regular season. While there’s no convenient All-Star break for us to reflect on the season’s first half, we’re going to take a stab at it anyway. Andy drew the AFC so I’ll be breaking down the first half in the NFC where ...

A terrific season

CORRY – Playing in its first-ever District 10 final, Warren had already made history, they were just looking for a little more. General McLane and Maddie Soboleski didn’t let that happen, however, as it was the Lancers erasing some past playoff disappointments of their own in a 3-0 ...

WAHS runners compete at states

Warren Area High School girls cross country team members Naomi Hahn and Michaela Giambrone finished their 2017 season by competing at the PIAA State Championships in Hershey Saturday. “This is not a forgiving course and both girls ran smart and executed the race plan well,” said Warren ...

Chasing a title

It’s never a bad thing to be labeled a ‘team of destiny,’ and one could certainly argue that is what Warren is after a thrilling 3-2 comeback win in the District 10 3A semifinals against Villa on Thursday. The term sometimes implies that there is an element of surprise to the result, ...

Home away from home

There are certain sports venues/events that give the home team such a decided advantage over their opponent the game is virtually over before it starts. The 12th man in Seattle, the Cameron Crazies at Duke, a plethora of (insert color here)outs across college football. The common theme ...

Comeback Kids! Dragons stage big rally to beat Villa, advance to D-10 final

Journey’s “Don’t stop believin’” has become the quintessential anthem for sports teams making an improbable run or in need of a comeback. After falling behind 2-0 to Villa Maria during the District 10 semifinals, Warren’s volleyball team needed to find a way to rally if the ...

King shines at Ironman World Championship

On Oct. 14, 2017, Capt. Brett King competed in the Ironman World Championship held annually in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Considered by most triathletes to be one of the toughest and most grueling endurance races in the world, this year marked the 39th edition of the event. The races 2.4-mile swim ...

Warren set to battle Villa in D-10 volleyball semis

After easily dispatching a well-known opponent in the District 10 quarterfinals Saturday, the Warren volleyball now faces the unknown in the semifinals tonight. Warren had already met Oil City twice during the regular season before squaring off in the quarterfinals. The Dragons swept the ...

Lady Dragons thwarted by Meadville in D-10 semis

ERIE – The Warren girls soccer team had every intention of getting to the District 10 championship game, but they were once again thwarted by the Meadville Bulldogs. For the second consecutive season, Meadville bested the Lady Dragons in the D-10 Class 3A semifinals, this time by a 3-1 ...