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Sheffield boys roll; Warren girls fall

SHEFFIELD — Tyler Hepinger scored 11 of his game-high 21 points in the third quarter as Sheffield pulled away from Curwensville for a 55-33 win Monday. The Wolverines led 10-7 after the first quarter and 24-14 at halftime before putting the game away with a 16-4 third quarter. Lucas McNeal ...

Saegertown edges Knights Saturday

RUSSELL — Saegertown won the final two weight classes to pull away from Eisenhower in a 38-25 Region 3 wrestling match Saturday. Jacob Reisinger earned an 8-3 decision over Tucker Lindell at 160 pounds and Landon Caldwell pinned Josh Parker in 1:59 at 172 pounds for the Panthers. Cael ...

Bowling

Alex Zeigler rolled a career-high 210 game to highlight action among Warren Area High School bowlers. Warren Area High School: Arick Allen 133-310, Alyssa Anderson 121-349, Zane Anderson 118-319, Ben Berdine 128-338, Georgie Bickling 127-318, Lily Brooker 70-162, Tanner Carlson 121-338, ...

Junior high hoops

Logan Crissey had 19 first-half points in Beaty’s 40-10 seventh-grade win at Titusville on Monday. Tage Wyman had all nine of his points in the third quarter for 2-0 Beaty. Crissey had 15 points in a 32-22 season-opening win over Brookville. Chase Sitler had 16 points and David Huffman ...

High school schedule

Today’s Schedule Boys Varsity Basketball Oil City at Warren, 7:15 p.m. Sagertown at Eisenhower, 7:15 p.m. Cambridge Springs at Youngsville, 7:15 p.m. High School Wrestling Eisenhower at Clarion, 6 p.m.

Warren boys, girls post road victories

DUBOIS — Seniors Payton Barnes and Ben Berdine combined for 12 points in a 19-11 second quarter, and Warren’s boys basketball team held off host DuBois, 45-39, Saturday for its first win of the season. Barnes, a recent Pittsburgh at Bradford commit, scored 8 of his team-high 15 points in ...

A very happy return for Buffalo

ORCHARD PARK — Taron Johnson could’ve kept running into next week on a 101-yard interception that carried the Buffalo Bills to their first AFC championship game appearance in 27 years. Johnson’s pick-6 of Lamar Jackson’s pass with 41 seconds remaining in the third quarter secured a ...

Chiefs lose Mahomes, but hold off Browns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs had lost Patrick Mahomes to a concussion and were in danger of losing the game. Then their defense and Chad Henne — their defense and Chad Henne?! — kept their hopes of a Super Bowl repeat alive, holding off the Cleveland Browns 22-17 on ...

Ike wrestlers post victory, boys basketball team falls

RUSSELL — Eisenhower will have a little momentum heading into its wrestling match today against Saegertown. That’s because the Knights turned in an impressive effort against Seneca on Friday evening. Cael Black claimed an 18-2 technical fall at 215 pounds; and Josh Parker (172), Michael ...

Allen, Jackson prepared to match wits tonight in AFC divisional playoff

ORCHARD PARK — Ravens coach John Harbaugh was immediately impressed by Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen’s competitive fire following their first face-to-face encounter in an NFL setting. It happened in the 2018 season opener, when the then-raw rookie Bills quarterback was shoved into the ...

Similarities abound for Browns, Chiefs on Sunday

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite their long and storied histories, with the Cleveland Browns having joined the NFL in 1950 and the Kansas City Chiefs with the AFL-NFL merger some 16 years later, the two franchises have rarely met — and never in the ...

Briefs

Bowling Jakob Anthony, a sophomore at Warren Area High School, rolled a 182-256-172-610 to lead the way in the Saturday Strikers League at Family Bowling Center. It was his second 600 of the season. Saturday Strikers: Kaylee Allen 46-120, Aydin Anthony 152-400, Jakobe Anthony ...

Taking charge

Talk about finishing strong early. Warren went on a 15-0 run to end the third quarter and start the fourth on Thursday in a 42-34 comeback Region 7 home basketball win over McDowell. “It was a big test,” said Warren coach Lisa LaVan, whose Dragons are 3-0 overall and win their region ...

Morelli tabbed by PSFCA

Warren Area High School head football coach Mark Morelli has been named an assistant coach by the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) for the 2021 PSFCA East/West All-Star game to be held Sunday, May 30, at Landis Field in the Central Dauphin School District. For the ...

Eisenhower boys rebound nicely

CORRY — It was Eisenhower’s turn for a big comeback. Twenty-four hours after letting a big lead slip away in a loss to Youngsville, the Knights — led by Owen Trumbull and Curt Darling — rallied to knock off Corry, 50-47, in a nonleague basketball game Wednesday night. Behind 7 ...

Youngsville, Corry open Region 3 wrestling schedule

Times Observer Photo by Scott Reagle Youngsville’s Michael Crane attempts to escape from Corry’s Brady Steele in the 160-pound match during District 10 Region 3 wrestling Wednesday in Corry. No more information was available at press time.

Briefs

Freshmen boys basketball Warren got a key 3-pointer and free throw late in Wednesday’s 44-43 freshmen boys basketball win over visiting Harbor Creek. Warren was down five entering the fourth quarter. With the score tied at 40-40, Aidan Zdarko swished a 3-pointer off an inbounds pass. At ...

Olewine lifts Eagles past Eisenhower

RUSSELL — Brady Olewine scored 16 of his game-high 18 points in the second half as Youngsville erased a 23-6 halftime deficit to defeat Eisenhower, 42-36, in District 10 Region 2 boys basketball Tuesday. The Knights (0-2, 0-2) held an 11-point lead entering the fourth quarter before the ...

JCC hopeful vaccine, tuition stay will help return of athletics

Rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine combined with a tuition stay for the coming school year have Jamestown Community College President Dr. Daniel DeMarte optimistic about the future of Jayhawks athletics. JCC announced last week that yearly tuition rates for the 2021-22 school year will remain ...

Briefs

Schedule High School Wrestling General McLane at Warren, 6 p.m. Youngsville at Corry, 6 p.m. Boys Varsity Basketball Eisenhower at Corry, 6 p.m. Boys Freshman Basketball Harbor Creek at Warren, 4 p.m. Girls Varsity Basketball Corry at Sheffield, 6:30 p.m.