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Plenty of connections, familiarity between Warren, Char Valley girls

You don’t need to go through the six degrees of separation to find the connections between the Warren and Chartiers Valley girls basketball teams. The defending state champion Colts, winners of 55-straight games, take on the Dragons today in the first round of the PIAA Class 5A ...

Eagles confident heading into first state game since 1992

The Youngsville Eagles know what’s in front of them when they take on Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A state championships on Saturday (Peters Township High School, 6 p.m.) They don’t care that they are a heavy underdog against a team that is ranked No. ...

White rolls two 700 series

Matt White had a pair of 700 series in local league action this week. He rolled a 717 during Catering Plus/Wilcox Bros. Classic League play at Valley, and hit 760 during Jackson Valley leauge action at Riverside. White had high games of 247 at Valley and 267 at Riverside. No other bowlers hit ...

Staying alive

HERSHEY, Pa. — All three Warren County wrestlers advanced to Day 2 of the PIAA AA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey Thursday. Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Cael Black each won their first round match to advance to Friday’s quarterfinals. Sheffield’s Ethan Finch lost his ...

Hello Hershey

Three Warren County wrestlers will take the mat at the Giant Center in Hershey today with a chance to win the ultimate prize in high school wrestling. A state championship. Sheffield’s Ethan Finch and Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Cael Black are all headed back to the PIAA AA State ...

Prepping for states

Youngsville’s Timber Bower defends teammate Austin Peterson during practice, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at YEMS. The Eagles are hard at work as they prepare for the program’s first state playoff game since 1992. They will travel to Peters Township High School on Saturday at 6 p.m. to take on ...

Morris, Head qualify for NJCAA nationals

Youngsville grad Aaron Morris (left) and Eisenhower grad Spencer Head are two of eight Mercyhurst North East wrestlers who qualified for National Junior College National Tournament in Council Bluffs, Iowa on March 6-7. Morris competes at 149 pounds and Head 157 pounds.

Beyer wins D-10 title, breaks school record in 200 free

GENEVA, OH – Another record, and this one came with a District 10 title and a trip to states for Warren sophomore standout swimmer Katie Beyer. At the District 10 Class 3A championships at the SPIRE Institute, Beyer raced to a time of 1:57.57 in the 200 freestyle, breaking Katie Hunter’s ...

Lady Dragons power past HC, secure spot in state playoffs

ERIE, Pa. — At critical moments in a game, teams look to their leaders to step up and make plays. Warren’s girls basketball team may not have a lot of seniors, just the one actually, but when her team needed a boost, Taylor Childress delivered. With Warren clinging to a 3-point lead at ...

Dragon matmen close season at regionals

ALTOONA, Pa. – The season came to an end for nine Warren Dragons at the Northwest Region Class 3A championships on Saturday at the Altoona High School Fieldhouse. Josh Letko (113), Ryan Madigan (126) and Alex Anderson (145) all won their first matches on Friday before falling in the ...

Dragons fight to the finish, but fall to Harbor Creek in consolation game

ERIE, Pa. – Warren and Harbor Creek showed why Region 6 was so tightly contested this season during their District 10 Class 4A consolation game at the Hagerty Family Events Center Friday. Neither team led by more than seven at any point in the game. In the end, Harbor Creek came away with a ...

Jaquay, Black, Finch through to NW Region semifinals

SHARON, Pa. – Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Cael Black and Sheffield’s Ethan Finch rolled into the semifinals at the Northwest Regional Class 2A Wrestling Championships on Friday at Sharon High School. All three received first-round byes, and they all took care of business in the ...

Eagles fall victim to hot-shooting Blue Devils

MEADVILLE, Pa. – The third time wasn’t the charm for the Youngsville Eagles on Friday. After losing two competitive games to Cambridge Springs in the regular season, the two teams met in the District 10 Class 2A third-place game with plenty on the line despite both having already ...

Number of local wrestlers aiming to get to states at NW AA regional

Four Knights, two Eagles and a Wolverine embark on Sharon High School this weekend for the Northwest Regional Class AA wrestling championships. The goal? Be one of four left standing in their respective weight classes and earn a trip to the ‘big dance,’ the PIAA state championships in ...

Eagles, Blue Devils to meet for third time in consolation game

The Youngsville Eagles were hoping for another crack at the Cambridge Springs Blue Devils in the District 10 Class 2A championship game. Instead, the two teams will meet in the consolation game, with the Eagles falling to Farrell and the Blue Devils to Lakeview in the semifinals. As ...

Dragons battle Huskies with trip to state playoffs on the line

It was a tough game in the District 10 Class 4A semifinals for the Warren Dragons against Hickory, the No. 3 team in Pennsylvania. Be that as it may, the final score perhaps wasn’t indicative of the competitiveness of the game. The Dragons (15-9) didn’t turn the ball over and got the ...