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Sheffield drops slugfest to Johnsonburg

Sheffield came out on the losing end of a slugfest on Thursday, dropping a 22-9 decision to District 9 foe Johnsonburg. Despite the loss, Mya Grubbs had a monster game for the Lady Wolverines. Grubbs tripled and blasted and homer, driving in five runs in the process. “Mya had a good ...

Dragons stake claim in share of Region 6 title with 9-2 win over LeBoeuf

WATERFORD – Warren came into this week with a chance to win three region games and take control of Region 6. Mission accomplished. The Dragons (14-3, 10-1 Region 6) scored seven runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 9-2 win over Fort LeBoeuf (7-5, 6-4) on Wednesday. The win ...

Warren grad Bupp named AMCC Player of the Year

ERIE – Penn State Behrend junior shortstop Alexa Bupp, a Warren Area High School graduate, was named the 2017 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Player of the Year and was one of eight members of the Penn State Behrend softball team to be selected to the All-AMCC Team, announced ...

Ike falls in back-and-forth tilt with Region 3 foe Saegertown

Eisenhower had Region 3 frontrunner Saegertown on the ropes for five innings Wednesday, but it wasn’t meant to be. The Panthers rallied from a 5-1 deficit, scoring six runs in the final three innings en route to a 7-6 win. Justin Perrin had a strong game for the Knights, going six innings ...

Eagles drop 5-0 decision to Cambridge Springs

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS – The Youngsville Eagles got a strong pitching performance from Sam Hoover, but it wasn’t enough in a 5-0 Region 3 setback to Cambridge Springs on Wednesday. Hoover went the first four innings, not allowing a run on four hits. Cambridge Springs broke through in the ...

Another day, another big region win for Dragons

CORRY – Make it two region victories in two days from Warren. The Dragons used a gritty pitching performance from Matt Leonard and made just enough plays in the field to knock off Region 6 foe Corry, 6-4, at the Ballpark at Columbus on Tuesday. Leonard pitched a complete game, scattering ...

In meet that comes down to final event, Eagles edge Knights, 71-70

Youngsville’s boys track and field team may be small, but they have plenty of fight. Against county rival Eisenhower, they notched a win by the slimmest of margins, 71-70 as the meet came down to the final event – the javelin. Jordan Keyes tossed a winning throw of 145-11 to secure the ...

Ike girls top Youngsville in county battle

Eisenhower and Youngsville met for a good old county battle at Mike Shine Field on Tuesday. In the end, it was the Ike girls that came away with a hard-fought 94 1/2-46 1/2 win. The action was fierce right out of the gate in the 100 hurdles race in which Youngsville’s Naomi Swartzbaugh ...

Warren softball drops close one to Titusville

TITUSVILLE — Warren came out on the losing end of its second straight Region 6 nailbiter on Tuesday, 7-6 at Titusville. The Dragons beat Titusville in 10 innings earlier this season and, this time, led 6-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning. With two outs and the bases loaded, Alyssa ...

Cochranton tops Ike in softball action

COCHRANTON – Eisenhower jumped on Cochranton early with three runs in the top of the first inning, but that turned out to be short-lived. The Lady Cardinals scored eight in the bottom half of the inning en route to a 19-5 win in Region 3 action on Tuesday. Shelby Kuzminski belted a ...

Comeback kids: Dragons rally past General McLane

EDINBORO – For six innings on Monday, it looked like the General McLane Lancers were ready to overtake first place in Region 6. Warren had other ideas. The Dragons scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on in the bottom of the frame to knock off the Lancers 10-7, ...

Dragons earn a pair of wins over Franklin

On a cold but sunny day, the Warren track and field teams came away with a pair of wins over Franklin – the boys by a 99-35 score and the girls a tight victory, 74-66. The boys won all but two events, one of which was the 4x100 where both teams got DQ’d. Other than that, it was a ...

Warren drops 10-inning thriller with Corry

For the second time this season, Warren played a game that went 10 innings long. Unlike the first one, however, Monday’s game with Corry didn’t have the outcome they desired. The win was the second for Corry over Warren this season in the ultra-competitive Region 6, 6-5. With the ...

Warren grad Wilson named PSAC West Freshman of the Year

LOCK HAVEN – Warren Area High School graduate Paige Wilson was named PSAC West Freshman of the Year on Monday. Wilson accomplished the feat despite missing the last 12 games of the regular season and the league tournament due to injury. She posted a .397 average (31-for-78) with nine RBI ...

Eagles fall, Knights triumph

GUYS MILLS – Maplewood was the beneficiary of nine free passes en route to a 10-0, 5-inning Region 3 win over Youngsville on Monday. The Tigers scored eight of those runs in the first inning, led by Zack Wellman and Bradley Bowes, who had two RBI each. Sam Hoover had a double for ...

Busy, exciting week ahead for local athletes

The rain has finally gone away, so the teams will play. Last week’s wet weather forced a number of schedule changes, with athletic directors scrambling to squeeze games in during the final two weeks of the regular season. The good news is that the forecast is calling for dry skies all ...

Four Eisenhower football players to continue playing careers in college

Four Members of the 2016-17 Knights football team – Adam Pascuzzi, Hunter McNutt, John Bortz and John Hummel have decided on schools where they will continue both their educations and football careers. – – – Adam Pascuzzi Allegheny College Adam was a three-year starter for the ...

Eisenhower girls take 2nd at Coudersport Invitaitonal

COUDERSPORT – It was a strong day for the Eisenhower girls track and field team at the Coudersport Invitational on Friday. TerryLee Talasky racked up three first place finishes in the 100 (12.97), 200 (26.20) and 400 (59.93) and teamed up with Delaney Nizzi, Caroline Smelko and Hope ...

Warren rolls past Oil City

CORRY — It was a home game for Oil City, but Corry may have been the only place Warren’s softball team could have visited the Oilers on Friday. Corry has a turf field, which allowed the teams to get the Region 6 matchup in. Even then, with a 5:30 p.m. start after Oil City and Corry played ...

Ike boys finish fourth at Coudy

COUDERSPORT – The Eisenhower boys racked up three first-place finishes and took fourth as a team at the Coudersport Invitational on Friday. Jonah Samuelson swept the hurdle races, winning the 110 high hurdles in 16.3 and crossing the finish line in 43.1 in the 300 intermediates. He also ...