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Steelheads rally for dramatic win; Red Sox roll

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LEWIS CENTER, OH – Aidan Kelly pitched seven strong innings, but in the he won the game at the plate. With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the eighth, the Cathedral Prep product drew a 5-pitch walk to force home Mason Bender (Fairview) for the winning run in the Erie ...

Corry ends Post 135’s season

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Another deep run for Post 135’s Junior Legion team wasn’t in the cards this season. Corry’s Lucas Nichols and Trey Redrup made sure of that, combining to toss a 1-hitter in their team’s 6-1 win Thursday at Legion Field that eliminated Post 135 from the district tournament. Corry ...

Big showcase weekend on tap for travel teams

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A number of Warren County baseball and softball players have been busy with their respective travel teams this summer, and this weekend is another loaded one. These teams allow for players to continue bettering themselves by playing against other top competition throughout the region and ...

Post 135’s offense stymied in setback to Wesleyville

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ARBOR CREEK – Two days after scoring 17 runs, Post 135’s bats were held in check by Wesleyville. Post 135 scored a a run on two hits in the first inning, but was held without a hit over the final six frames in a 4-1 loss on Wednesday at Harbor Creek Community Park in the district ...

Post 135 knocks off Union City in finale

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UNION CITY – Post 135 closed out its regular season Senior Legion schedule with an 8-2 win at Union City Tuesday. Braidy Blair, possibly playing in his final Legion game, pitched a complete game for the win. He gave up just two runs, both earned, on three hits and two walks and struck out ...

Loomis, Swanson help lead Twins to tourney title

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The Northeast Twins 15U team, featuring Warren’s Hunter Loomis and James Swanson, won the Iron and Oil Tournament at St. Bonaventure and Pitt-Bradford last weekend. In the Twins tournament-opening 11-7 win over Ithaca, Swanson played center and was a perfect 3-3 from the plate with a double ...

Off and running

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Despite losing some key contributors from a team that finished third in the state a year ago, the Post 135 Junior Legion team showed they are still one of the top contenders in the region Monday. On the strength of a 12-run second inning, Post rolled to a 17-0, five inning win over Post ...

Closing strong

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Post 135 picked up a pair of Senior Legion wins Sunday and Monday as they look to wrap-up their season. Post defeated CorryNorthwest Savings Bank, 6-4 at Legion Field Sunday in a five inning makeup game, then came back and knocked off Youngsville Post 658, 14-0 in five innings. The game ...

Warren quartet powers Steelheads to tournament final

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ERIE – Warren’s Mitch Grosch was phenomenal for the Erie Steelheads 16U team during the Mercyhurst High School Tournament this weekend. The junior third baseman went 9-16 with two doubles, a homerun, five RBI and 10 runs scored through six games to help the Steelheads reach the tournament ...

Hess Jr wins at Stateline

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BUSTI, NY – At the end of a beautiful Saturday in Chautauqua County, New York, 123 race cars roared to life, racing in six divisions over a total of 22 events. At the end of the night Dave Hess Jr had his “side-board” creation in Victory Lane in the “Run what ya Brung” 30-lapper for ...

On the road again

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ATLANTA – The Mid-Atlantic Red Sox finished play at the Perfect Game WWBA National Championships in suburban Atlanta with a 4-2-1 record. In the first game of a doubleheader Monday, the Red Sox got a RBI single from William Bean in the bottom of the seventh for a 4-3 walk-off win over the ...

Record setter

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Former Penn State Behrend softball shortstop and pitcher Alexa Bupp has been named the 2017-18 NCAA Division III statistical champion for saves. The former Warren Area High School standout made 28 appearances in the circle this season for the Lions (32-13) and recorded nine saves, breaking ...

Play like a girl…even if no one’s watching

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During Super Bowl XLIX, Always brought its #LikeAGirl campaign to the biggest stage in marketing. Super Bowl commericials have become the stuff of legend and one of the biggest makers of feminine care products stole the advertising spotlight. The 60-second spot began by asking a group of ...

Now’s the time to purchase ‘18-19 hunting license

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If you haven’t yet purchased your 2018-19 Pennsylvania hunting license, now is the time. The new license year began July 1, so only 2018-19 licenses are valid when hunting or using Game Commission shooting ranges. The sale of 2018-19 antlerless deer licenses is about to begin, and only ...

Writing this while I can still play

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It’s soccer time again and I plan to bring balance to the forces. The annual Over and Under 200 soccer game is tonight (in the past for you readers). It’s often talked about as a Warren alumni game, but I prefer the ‘old’ vs. ‘young.’ Did I mention that ‘balance’ is not ...

Warren products have big tournament for Northeast Twins

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MASNFIELD, Pa. – Warren’s Derek Knapp and Colby Johnson, playing for the Northeast Twins 18U team, competed this weekend at the Mansfield University 19U tournament. The duo helped lead the Twins to the tournament title, as they went a perfect 5-0. The Twins romped in the championship ...

Post 135 drops close one to Millcreek

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Ben Berdine pitched five brilliant innings, but Post 135 Jr .Legion fell to Millcreek 3-1 on Monday. Post 135 scored its only run in the first inning. James Swanson doubled, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on Hunter Loomis’ sacrifice fly to right. That run looked as if it ...