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Sheffield cancels football season after one game

The Sheffield Wolverine football team has played its last snap this season. Warren County School District announced Thursday that the remainder of the varsity and junior varsity seasons were canceled. “The 2020-2021 SAMHS Varsity and Junior Varsity football program cannot go forward in the ...

Warren girls play well in tennis loss to Villa

Villa was a 4-1 winner over Warren in District 10 girls tennis on Thursday. Ryleigh Valone paced the winners at first singles, defeating Warren’s Maddie Rodgers 6-1, 6-1. Sydney Govoni claimed a close 6-4, 7-5 win over Sara Barrett at third singles to give Warren its only win of the day, ...

Ike 8th-graders shine on court

The Eisenhower eighth-grade basketball team, composed of five seventh-graders and only one eighth-grader, played Oil City in its season opener Wednesday night. Despite the age and size disadvantage, Eisenhower used its speed and ballhandling to post a 22-18 victory. Eisenhower did a great ...

For the love of family

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story first appeared in the Times Observer on Aug. 17, 2019. With Mickey Moniak reportedly being called up to the Philadelphia Phillies, it was deemed appropriate to run the story again. There’s nothing greater than family. And you’re never too high or ...

Phils Insider report:  Moniak headed to bigs

The first overall pick from the 2016 amateur baseball draft is headed to Philadelphia, according to Jim Salisbury of Phils Insider. Mickey Moniak, who has family connections in Warren County, joined reliever Connor Brogdon on the major league roster to replace the injured Jake Arrieta and ...

Home win

LANDER — The Eisenhower girls soccer team downed Franklin, 6-3, on Wednesday to even its record at 1-1 on the young season. Franklin opened the scoring nine minutes into the match on a goal by Hailey Yard. Both teams passed well, but Eisenhower took advantage of a missed pass by Franklin ...

WAHS cross country to run at Betts Park

Warren Area High School’s cross country teams will now run their home meets at Betts Park for the 2020 fall sports season. Meets will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18; Tuesday, Sept. 22; Tuesday, Sept. 29; Thursday, Oct. 15; Thursday, Oct. 22; and Tuesday, Oct. 27. On these days, ...

Ordiway shines again

LANDER — On a beautiful late-summer day, the Eisenhower boys soccer team welcomed the Warren Dragons to kick off its 2020 high school season Tuesday afternoon. Playing against each other for the first time as region rivals — a move set up before COVID-19 impacted Pennsylvania sports ...

Warren golfers take third

NORTH EAST — Warren finished third at a six-team District 10 Region 6 mega match at Green Meadows Golf Course hosted by Harborcreek on Tuesday. The Dragons finished with a five-man score of 345, led by Owen Blum’s 83. Teagan Gray followed with an 85, Selvie Pearson had a 93, Braddock ...

Bojaczko takes second for Youngsville

YOUNGSVILLE — Julia Bojaczko finished second in 20:52 to highlight Youngsville’s cross country meet against Franklin on Tuesday. The Eagles’ Sarah Sabella finished sixth in the girls race with a time of 23:37 and Lillian Sabella was seventh in 26:37. Franklin’s Nadalie Latchaw won ...

Sheffield sweeps volleyball opener

MARIENVILLE — The Sheffield volleyball team went on the road and swept the Forest Area Fires on Monday, 25-6, 25-8, 25-12, in District 10 action. Emily Leichtenberger and Kassidy Orinko had four kills apiece while Kadence Steffan had 14 assists. Leichtenberger also had seven service ...

Youngsville edges Eisenhower in Region 3 volleyball matchup

YOUNGSVILLE — Youngsville was a 3-1 winner over Eisenhower (0-1), 25-17, 24-26, 25-21, 25-18, in District 10 Region 3 girls volleyball action Tuesday. Leading the winners was Andrea Sveda with 12 kills, seven aces, nine digs and seven blocks; Kamryn Weissinger had nine kills, three aces and ...

Titusville girls, Eisenhower boys capture cross country races

Host Titusville claimed the girls varsity race, 50-15, while visiting Eisenhower won the boys varsity race, 37-24, in District 10 cross country action Tuesday. Eisenhower edged out the boys junior high race, 28-27, thanks to a winning time of 9:44 by Joseph Mistretta. Titusville won the ...

Golf leagues

RUSSELL — In the Monday Senior League at Blueberry Hill Golf Club American Legion (Dick Huckabone, Ted Eldridge, Bob Caldwell and Don Anderson) topped NAPA (John Bevevino, Bob Buerkle, Ralph Gallo and Mark Borger) for the overall championship. Midtown (Wally Blyth, Bill Wilson, Ike Borland ...

Dragons blanked

McDowell was a 5-0 winner over Warren in District 10 girls tennis action. Sam Becker topped Maddie Rodgers, 6-2, 6-1, at first singles while Brooke Lowry was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over Sydnie Cochran at second singles. “The scores may not show it but our singles girls actually played some ...

More spectators possible soon

The federal district court decision that steps taken by Gov. Tom Wolf and the Department of Health were unconstitutional could mean an easing of spectator limits at school events. At Monday’s meeting of the Warren County School District school board, member Arthur Stewart made a motion to ...

Defense, Snell, Big Ben carry Steelers

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ben Roethlisberger did a very Pittsburgh thing in his return to the lineup, riding the Steelers’ defense and running game to victory. Oh, Big Ben did plenty to help the cause. Roethlisberger, who missed the final 14 games last season after elbow surgery, threw ...

Cable Hollow Ladies League champions

Pictured above are Bart Hill and Sharon Birtcil, the Early Division and overall champions of the Cable Hollow Ladies League. Pictured below are Grace Wheeler and Bonnie Smith, the Late Division champions.

Youth football

VARSITY 5th-6th GRADE Joseph Gigliotti scored the lone touchdown as the Nickerson Military & Sporting Collectibles Devils (1-1) beat the Allegheny Auction Hornets (0-2), 6-0, in Warren County Youth Football League action this weekend. ——— Rylan Benton and Cole Fitzgerald each ...

Bowling scores

Valley Bowling Center: Youngsville Ladies — Candy Vinopal 205-533, Cindy Reasbeck 194-524, Cheri Wolfgang 173-484, Margie Peters 168-481