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School officials wrestling with how club teams can play

Warren County School District officials are continuing to work through how club teams for junior high wrestling will interact with district offerings and facilities. The district, per administrative procedure, consolidated junior high wrestling programs last month. Eisenhower remains while ...

Lady Dragons ease to win over Salamanca

Emma Ruhlman scored 21 points and Riley Childress added 13 as the Warren Lady Dragons rolled past Salamanca, 48-18 in the opening round of the Lady Dragon Tip-Off Tournament on Friday. Warren held Salamanca without a point in the opening quarter and never looked back. “It was a good ...

Dragons roll past Brockway, into final of Brookville Tip-Off

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Warren overcame a slow start to rout Brockway in the opening game of the Brookville Tip-Off Tournament, 67-41. Junior Ben Berdine scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the first half as the Dragons, who trailed 19-14 at the end of the first quarter, outscored the Rovers ...

Lady Knights drop exciting opener to O-E

An 11-2 Otto-Eldred run in the fourth quarter lifted the Terrors to a 53-44 win over Eisenhower on Friday, spoiling the season opener for the Lady Knights. That being said, there were plenty of positives for coach Mike Logue’s squad. “I loved our intensity, loved our hustle,” he ...

Plenty of local flavor at Sheffield Tip-Off

The annual Sheffield Sports Boosters Tip-Off Tournament gets underway this afternoon as the Wolverines welcome boys and girls teams from across District 9 and District 10 to the Ralph J. Santo gymnasium. The Lady Wolverines face a field that includes Port Allegany, Mercer and cross-county ...

Lady Dragons set to host 7th annual Tip-Off Tournament

A year after welcoming perennial New York powers Southwestern and Panama, the 7th annual Lady Dragon Tip-Off Tournament will feature a trio of PIAA state playoff teams. In addition to the host, and defending Tip-Off Tournament champions, Lady Dragons, regining District 10 3A champion ...

Look ahead: County teams tip-off season on Friday

The winter sports season officially gets underway this weekend, and nearly every Warren County basketball team will be hosting, or participating in, a tip-off tournament. Eisenhower’s teams are the exceptions. The Lady Knights open the season at Otto-Eldred Friday, while the boys are off ...

Power arm

Nick Hussey’s natural baseball abilities shine every time he steps on the field. But what has helped the Warren Area High School senior take his game to the next level is his dedication to the craft. It’s a big reason why he will be continuing his baseball career at the collegiate ...

‘I don’t want a normal school’

It takes a certain mindset to join the United States Marine Corps. The same can be said for distance running. Combining the two, and doing it at a military academy, that’s something altogether different. But it’s just what Warren senior Naomi Hahn will do when she joins the Virginia ...

Knights, Dragons featured heavily among All-Region football teams

Both playoff teams in 2019, the Warren Dragon and Eisenhower Knight football teams were honored with multiple region all-star selections. As voted on by the coaches and released on Thanksgiving day, nine Knights (3-7) and four Dragons (6-4) were named in Region 2 and 7, respectively, ...

Natural-born hitter

The term ‘professional hitter’ gets thrown around from time to time across the baseball landscape. It applies to guys that can literally roll out of bed and get a hit. Warren Area High School senior Mitch Grosch fits this definition perfectly. As pure a hitter as you will find across ...

‘An amazing feeling’

Great players put themselves in position to succeed through hard work and dedication. So it should come as no surprise when Warren Area High School senior Ryan Rafalski delivered arguably the biggest hit in Dragon baseball history last season, a walk-off single to win the District 10 title ...

Senior stars

Warren volleyball seniors Grace Wortman and Lex Nyquist already have a multitude of accolades on their resumes. They gained another Friday as both were named Region 6 all-stars, as voted on by region coaches. Nyquist was voted to the first-team for the second straight year (third overall ...

Jones rolls 743 series at Valley

C.J. Jones led off with a 288 en route to a 743 series in Catering Plus/Wilcox Bros. Classic League play at Valley Bowling Center. Matt White’s 268 second game pushed him to a 713 series in the same league. At Riverside, Alan Zubrod finished with a 257 to give him a 706 series in Tuesday ...

NCAA has become an all out circus

I’ve never been a big fan of the circus. I vividly remember going once as a kid and being so unimpressed that I started playing under the bleachers. While living in Colorado, I took my oldest daughter, Anna, to a circus and still couldn’t see the fascination. To each their own, I ...

Winter sports are here

Youngsville’s Ethan Kesterholt (left) guards teammate Timber Bower during the second day of winter sports practice at Youngsville High School, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Both players figure to play key roles on an Eagles team coming off a playoff appearance.

Montecalvo approved as YHS girls hoops coach

The Youngsville girls basketball team will have a new head coach on the bench when the season opens next month, but it will be a familiar face for most of the players. Vicky Montecalvo was approved by the Warren County School District Board of Directors as the Lady Eagles next head coach ...