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Lady Dragons aiming to make history against Meadville

The Warren Lady Dragons soccer team has been here before. Last season, in fact. But unlike last year, when they were the underdogs against a dominant Hickory team, this year’s squad rolls in with a 13-4-1 record and has every intention of capturing the first District 10 title in program ...

Warren girls soccer claims first District 10 title in program history

WATERFORD, Pa. – Sawyer Mohney's overtime game-winner off of a free kick lifted the Warren Lady Dragons to the first District 10 title in program history, 3-2 over Meadville on Wednesday at Fort LeBoeuf High School. Mohney's goal came just moments into overtime, with the teams trading goals ...

Time for D-10 to think about re-seeding

We’re approaching the end of my third fall season back with the Times Observer. I’ve noticed a lot of things in that time. Most of it pretty good, some not so much. I’ve opined on most of them. Then there was what I heard last week. It wasn’t good or bad, per se, more so one of ...

Warren County jobless rate drops

By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com The unemployment rate fell in Warren County to a seasonally-adjusted 4.3 percent in September. That’s a .3 percent increase from August and a .1 percent increase from the 4.2 percent rate in September 2018. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor ...

Eisenhower girls drop epic D-10 semifinal against Mercer

FRANKLIN, Pa. — Julia Balaski’s goal less than two minutes into the second half proved to be the game-winner as Mercer advanced to the District 10 Class 1A girls soccer championship game with a 2-1 win over Eisenhower Monday. With the win, the Mustangs took the playoff rubber match ...

Bound for states

SHARON, Pa. – It was a banner day for Warren County at the District 10 cross country championships at Sharon’s Buhl Park on Saturday. Three runners – Warren’s Katie Beyer and Naomi Hahn, as well as Eisenhower’s Ethan Kellogg, punched their ticket to the state championships next ...

Reynolds Raiders too much for Eisenhower in D-10 quarterfinals

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - When Reynolds and Eisenhower met during the regular season, the Knights held a 6-0 lead after the first quarter and trailed just 14-6 at the half. The Raiders made sure that didn’t happen again during their District 10 Class 1A quarterfinal playoff game at Wilmington ...

Dragons set to battle Meadville in first playoff game since 2013

For the first time since 2013, the Warren Dragons are in the playoffs. That task in front of them is a tall one in the District 10 Class 5A semifinal against the Meadville Bulldogs. It’s the same Meadville team that dominated the Dragons on Homecoming. This is a Warren team, however, ...

Knights set for playoff battle with Reynolds

For the first time since 2016, the Eisenhower Knights are back in the playoffs. Their reward is a rematch with the Reynolds Raiders in the District 10 Class 1A quarterfinals tonight at 7 p.m. at Wilmington High School. The Knights are the third-place team from Region 3 with a 3-2 region ...

Dragons make quick work of Hickory to advance to D-10 semifinals

COCHRANTON, Pa. – Relentless. That’s been the motto for the Warren Area High School volleyball team this season, and that’s exactly what they were on Wednesday in the District 10 Class 3A quarterfinals against Hickory. The Dragons dominated from start to finish in a 3-0 (25-15, ...

Bison score with 28 seconds left to stun Dragons in D-10 quarterfinal

FAIRVIEW, Pa. —The Warren boys soccer team struggled all season long when it came to scoring on, and defending, set plays. That struggle reared its head again Wednesday night in the second half of the Dragons District 10 Class 3A quarterfinal match with Fort LeBoeuf. Brennan McMahon scored ...

Junior high cross country

From left, Hugh Harrison (21st), Eliza Brook (21st), Hailey Peterson (22nd) and Ellie Yeager (23rd) competed for Warren at the junior cross country District Invitational at Union City. The girls finished fourth overall and the boys 9th out of 31 total teams. For Eisenhower, Joseph Mistretta ...

School Board meeting confronts participation decline

There are two junior high wrestling programs in Warren County School District that failed to reach the required participation numbers. At the end of the online signup period, the Sheffield and Youngsville programs were in the red — not in the probationary yellow range of 8 or 9, nor ...

Youngsville powers past RG for first round playoff victory

ROCKY GROVE, Pa. - “The line was open all night.” That’s what Youngsville volleyball coach Vicky Montecalvo had been stressing to her team as they squared off against Rocky Grove in the first round of the District 10 Class 1A playoffs Tuesday. With the Eagles leading 24-14 in the ...

Lady Knights roll past Kennedy Catholic, into District 10 semis

ERIE, Pa. – Early-game jitters for the Eisenhower girls soccer team against Kennedy Catholic gave way to a party-like atmosphere by the time the clock reached all zeros. That’s what happens when you score 10 goals in a playoff game. The Lady Knights looked every bit the part of a ...

Tidioute rallies past Sheffield

Tidioute bested Sheffield in five sets on Tuesday, 14-25, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22, 15-11, rallying from a 2-0 deficit. Leading the winners were Kelsey Nuttall (3 kills, 11 digs), Shelby Proctor (1 ace, 4 kills, 1 block, 1 assist, 23 digs), Nakiesha Krouse (1 ace, 17 kills, 3 assists, 11 digs), ...

Knights’ season comes to an end at hands of Blue Devils

For all intents and purposes, Eisenhower boys soccer outplayed Sharpsville in nearly every facet of the game Monday night. Unfortunately for the Knights, the Blue Devils had the lead where it mattered most. On the scoreboard. Noah Flaherty opened the scoring and Brayden Fry tacked on a ...