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NASCAR engineer grew up locally

Joe Gibbs Racing, based in North Carolina, has undoubtedly been one of the most successful organizations in recent NASCAR history, racking up a total of five NASCAR Cup Series championships since 2000. What goes into a race team ultimately being successful? Extraordinary drivers like Kyle ...

Richards scores 23 to lead Sheffield boys

SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield Wolverines were able to hold off cross-county rival Youngsville on Monday night with a 52-42 home win. “It was a whole team effort tonight,” said Sheffield head coach Jordan Copley after a game where the score remained tight until the final minutes. Tony ...

Rangers snap three-game skid vs. Penguins

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider scored a power-play goal in the third period, helping the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night. Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists, Kevin Rooney scored and Igor Shesterkin made 25 saves as New York snapped a ...

High school schedule

Today’s Schedule Boys Varsity Basketball Union City at Eisenhower, 6 p.m. Youngsville at Maplewood, 6 p.m. Warren at Harbor Creek, 7:30 p.m. High School Wrestling Youngsville at Sheffield, 7 p.m.

Bowling

Jed Kepple’s 205-569 led the Daybreakers League at Valley Bowling Center. Bob Linkehof rolled a 193-566. ——— Mark Stewart’s 235-638 led the Rusted Nutz Garage League at Valley Bowling Center. ——— Alex Johnson rolled a 268-687 and CJ Jones had a 255-672 to lead the ...

Passing grade

En fuego. Considering her mother is a Spanish teacher, Riley Childress knows exactly what this means. The Warren Area High School junior point guard was exactly that on Friday night, and the Dragons won twice over the weekend to improve to 9-1. She shot 55 percent from 3-point land and ...

Career-high 32 from Childress paces Dragons on Friday

WEST SUNBURY — Junior Riley Childress scored a career-high 32 points as Warren beat Moniteau, 59-45, in nonleague girls basketball Friday. Childress scored 15 points, including four 3-pointers, in the first quarter as the Dragons took a 19-13 lead. Warren led 31-19 at halftime, but ...

Eisenhower sweeps five matches in Sharon

SHARON — Easton Headman, Gannon Jaquay, Anthony Rivera and Cael Black each went 5-0 as Eisenhower picked five victories at the Sharon Duals on Saturday. In a 50-22 win over Ringgold, Rivera (113 pounds), Headman (138 pounds), Alex Hummel (145 pounds), Jaquay (152 pounds), Josh Parker (172 ...

High school schedule

Today’s Schedule Varsity Swimming Warren vs. Meadville, 6:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Basketball Youngsville at Sheffield, 6 p.m. Girls Varsity Basketball Eisenhower at Maplewood, 6 p.m. Sheffield at Youngsville, 7:30 p.m. Boys Junior High Basketball Eisenhower at Commodore Perry, ...

Bowling

Ron Jameson’s 224-622 led the Brokenstraw Couples League at Valley Bowling Center on Friday. Pam Jameson rolled a 216-527 and Lori Gustafson followed with a 180-497.

Jamestown native is right fit in Philly

New Philadelphia Eagles head coach and Jamestown, New York native Nick Sirianni met with the media at his virtual introductory press conference early Friday afternoon. As most of these types of things go, it followed the standard script. Team owner Jeffrey Lurie introduced Nick. Nick, not ...

Briefs

Swimming Following are the Warren Area High School swim team results in its virtual meet against Erie East on Thursday night. Girls 200-meter medley relay: Warren (Eliza Brook, Kylee Bidwell, Summer Lucks, Alix Lytle; Warren (Seebe Proper, Elisabeth Smith, Paige Johnson, Lyndsey Dippold). ...

From Warren to the nations

When the boys basketball team from Tidioute Charter School took on a club team, I’m betting not many people who were in attendance or those watching from home knew that there was far more to the story than the final outcome. For the record, the International Sports Academy Ambassadors — ...

Sheffield boys pull away for win over Ike

RUSSELL — Connor Finch led three players in double figures with 19 points to spark Sheffield to a 63-43 victory over Eisenhower in a boys basketball game Thursday night. Tyler Hepinger added 16 and Tony Richards chipped in 15 for the Wolverines, who outscored the Knights, 23-12, in the ...

Senior Night for Warren swimmers

Submitted Photo It was Senior Night for the Warren Area High School on Thursday in its virtual meet against Erie East. From the left are Jason Bonavita, Lyndsey Dippold, Paige Johnson, Ethan Kellogg, Seebe Proper and Elisabeth Smith. The results will appear in Saturday’s Times Observer.

Record setters

“Well,” Russ Beyer said, “Warren did great today. ... Good time drops, and two new records.” It’s become a habit for the Dragons’ swim team and its coach of late. Sparked by record-breaking performances by Hugh Harrison and Katie Beyer, Warren performed well in a virtual meet ...

Briefs

Bowling Cole Cressley smashed a 249-247-233-729 to lead the Youngsville City League. Other results from that league were Alex Johnson 230-665, Al Cressley 220-631, CJ Jones 211-621, Scott Gustafson 258-610, Mike Cressley 210-589, Steve Rex 205-579, Jim Nowacki 211-577, Phil Cerra 208-562 ...

Dragons win at home

Emma Ruhlman scored 16 points in the second half, and solid Warren defense and free throw shooting helped the Dragons pull out a physical 40-32 region win over Erie on Tuesday at Warren Area High School. Ruhlman had 7 of her game-high 18 in an 11-4 third quarter. Ruhlman and point guard ...

Warren boys roll to fifth straight hoops win

TITUSVILLE — Warren’s boys basketball team won its fifth straight, 57-30, on Tuesday in a Region 5 game at Titusville. Ben Berdine had 10 first-quarter points, and teammates Parks Ordiway and JT Blum added 6 each in the 24-2 opening quarter. “Our trap (defense) created a lot of easy ...

Briefs

Bowling Joel Walsh, a senior at Youngsville High School, rolled a 212 game, which was 70 pins over his average, to highlight action among the Eagles’ bowlers. Konnor Eck, an eighth-grader, smashed a career-high 202. The remaining scores were Jason Beers 133-348, Brock Borland 139-356, ...