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Dragons battle powerhouse Brookville

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Warren wrestlers hung with visiting Brookville through the first half of their dual match Thursday, but the Raiders picked up victories in five of the final six contests to come away with a 52-15 win. “I’m proud of the boys,” Warren coach Dean Johnson said. “They came out of the gate ...

Not done yet

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Youngsville is going into the postseason with some momentum. Behind a monster effort from junior forward Gage Hendrickson, the Eagles won their third-straight game, 61-34 over county rival Eisenhower, finishing the regular season at 11-11. “We’re climbing,” said Youngsville coach ...

Monkey-faced scars on trees

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I once took a workshop that evaluated children’s knowledge of nature based on how they drew trees. As their experience outside grew, their trees went from looking like green lollipops to developing rougher edges, some branches and then some animals in them. The drawings became more and more ...

D-10 releases basketball playoff brackets

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It’s officially playoff time. District 10 released its postseason basketball brackets for both boys and girls Wednesday morning, with five Warren County teams among their respective fields. Full Brackets will be published in Friday’s Times Observer, but for now, let’s jump right in. ...

Lady Knights battle past Titusville

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The Eisenhower Lady Knights haven’t played a lot of close games this season, but a 38-36 win over Titusville in their regular season finale on Wednesday might have been just what they needed. Titusville rallied from a double-digit deficit early in the fourth quarter, but Eisenhower (9-13) ...

McMeans, Dragons beat Corry in regular season finale

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CORRY, Pa. – Devin McMeans’ hot-shooting continued, and the Warren Dragons got a measure of revenge against Corry in their final game before the District 10 playoffs. McMeans buried six 3’s in the first quarter, part of a 20-point effort that saw Warren (11-9) come away with a 59-49 ...

Sheffield drops finale to Ridgway

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Ridgway came to Sheffield Wednesday and left with a 68-41 win. But the game itself seemed more like an afterthought for both teams. The Elkers had their sights set on the Allegany Mountain League playoffs set to begin today. The Wolverines were focused on trying to make sure their three ...

Tidioute picks up 13th win, tops Cranberry 46-40

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Tidioute Charter jumped out to a big early lead over visting Cranberry Wednesday, then had to survive a second half comeback to end the regular season with a 46-40 win. The Bulldogs (13-7) had a 14-4 lead after the first quarter and a 30-14 lead at the half, but the Berries (2-16) took ...

Dream to reality

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Like any worthwhile journey, the road for Warren Area High School senior Jake Kupchella to becoming a Division I quarterback has been filled with many bumps. On National Signing Day last week, family and friends, coaches and mentors all gathered in a celebration of Kupchella fulfilling that ...

Weather forces changes, playoff pictures clearing

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Severe weather forced the Warren County School District, and others, to cancel school Tuesday and with that cancellation came another round of sports postponements. All five events scheduled for Tuesday were either postponed, or cancelled outright. Sheffield and Ridgway were set to meet on ...

Lady Dragons honor special seniors, roll to victory over Corry

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The Warren Lady Dragons had plenty of time to celebrate the contributions made by their seniors on Senior Night. They held visiting Corry without a field goal through the first three quarters on their way to a 51-13 Region 6 win Monday. The program recognized seniors Alanna Hultberg, Margo ...

Ike falls to Iroquois as Meola drops 54

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Iroquois’ Angelina Meola won’t be eligible to play in the postseason, but she has certainly put the rest of District 10 on notice this season. D-10’s leading scorer erupted for 54 points on Monday, part of a 72-36 win over Eisenhower. “It wasn’t our best defensive effort on ...

Dragon wrestlers edge St. Marys

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ST. MARYS, Pa. – Warren wrestling traveled to St. Marys on Monday in its road finale and came away with a hard-fought 35-30 victory. The Dragons got a pin from Billy Anderson at 285 and a 3-0 decision from John Fankhouser at 152. Ryan Madigan also won a 4-3 decision in a showdown with St. ...

Board approves Sunday practices

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Coaches in the Warren County School District now have the option to use the seventh day of the week, when needed and with permission. School directors unanimously approved a revision to Policy 10450 that governs interscholastic athletics at Monday’s school board meeting. The action passed ...

Dragons earn impressive road triumph over Bradford

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BRADFORD, Pa. – Playing on back-to-back night’s, Warren was impressive in going on the road and earning a 61-49 win over Bradford on Saturday. Bradford jumped out to a 10-point lead after the first quarter, but the Dragons came storming back, thanks to four 3’s from Devin McMeans. ...

Youngsville beats Union for 10th victory

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Playing an afternoon game on Saturday less than 24 hours after a comeback win against Saegertown, the Youngsville Eagles once again showed their toughness, beating Union 53-49. With the win, the Eagles clinched a double-digit win regular season at 10-11, and can go into the playoffs at .500 ...

Warren girls fall by 3 at Mercyhurst, capping whirlwind stretch

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ERIE, Pa. – The Warren girls completed perhaps the toughest stretch any team in District 10 has faced this season on Saturday against Mercyhurst Prep. And while a 43-40 setback to Mercyhurst Prep made them 2-2 over the course of the last eight days (and 17-3 on the season), coach Lisa ...

Dragons dominate LeBoeuf

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The emotions surrounding special events like Senior Night can often help propel players to outstanding performances. Drawing the start in his final regular season home game, Warren senior Jake Funari turned those emotions into an early spark to help propel the Dragons to a 63-42 Senior Night ...

Life goes on

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There are no boot prints in the snow along trout streams, no orange-clad hunters kicking brush piles. Snowmobiles race along marked trails. But seldom do they see the deer that lie under low-hanging hemlock limbs watching them pass. Deer can not afford to flee loud creatures that rarely ...