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Lobdell earns CG victory in first college start

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TUCSON, Ariz. – The California University of Pennsylvania softball team claimed a split on Saturday afternoon during the second day of the Cactus Classic, posting a 5-3 victory against Western New Mexico before suffering an 8-4 loss against Fort Lewis (Colo.). With the split, the Vulcans ...

Played out

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Just because something is old, doesn’t always make it worth keeping. The wooden playground equipment at Beaty Playground will be removed next week, weather permitting. “We’re replacing the 40-year-old wooden structure,” Department of Public Works Superintendent Joe Reinke said. ...

Five Knights advance to semifinals at Section I tournament

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MEADVILLE, Pa. – Eisenhower’s Anthony Rivera, Logan Jaquay, Easton Hedman, Josh Bortz and Cael Black are all through to the semifinals at the District 10 Section I Tournament. Of those five, only Bortz had to wrestle multiple matches. The other four received first-round byes and needed ...

Flying high

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The gym is quiet, except for the sound of the basketball hitting the floor and going through the hoop. A young group of Youngsville Eagles, drenched in sweat in the heat of summer, are hard at work trying to change a culture. It wasn’t that long ago that it was that quiet on game days as ...

Wrestling postseason set to begin

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The road to Hershey starts today for Eisenhower and Youngsville wrestlers. Grapplers from those teams take their first step in the individual postseason when the District 10 Section 1 AA Tournament starts today in Meadville. Weigh-ins begin at 3 p.m. with action set to start at 4:15 p.m. ...

Closing strong

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Sheffield won three of the four contested matches, all by pinfall, and took the rest by forfeit to close out the regular season with a 72-3 win over visiting Cameron County Wednesday. The outcome of the match was never in doubt, though the Wolverines gave their fans reason to stay til the end ...

D-10 releases basketball playoff brackets

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The wait is over. Well, mostly. District 10 released the brackets for boys and girls basketball playoffs Wednesday and three Warren County teams now know their path to a district title. Two of the three, however, will have to wait a few days more to find out who their first opponent will ...

Warren rolls past Corry in regular season finale

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aclose@timesobserver.com CORRY, Pa. – The Warren Lady Dragons made quick work of host Corry in their regular season finale on Monday. Emma Ruhlman scored 14 points and Riley Childress 13 as all of the Lady Dragons got to see the court in a 44-16 win. “It was good, everybody got at ...

Short-handed Dragons battle in setback to Flying Dutchmen

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Warren wrestlers put up a solid fight, but couldn’t overcome a depleted lineup in a 48-30 loss against visiting St. Marys Monday. The Flying Dutchmen scored six pinfall victories, plus a pair of forfeits in the win. The Dragons won via pin, two decisions and two forfeits. “We’re ...

Dragon seniors lead the way in victory over Mercer

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Ten different Warren players found their way into the scoring column as the Dragons rolled to a 75-31 Senior Night win over Mercer on Saturday. The Dragons (13-8) raced out to a 22-2 lead after the first quarter and cruised the rest of the way. Seniors Avery Vazquez, Drew Swanson, Tyler ...

‘An athlete again’

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There’s no slowing Warren native Liz Dunn down. A car accident in 2010 — when she was a student at Gannon University in Erie — changed her life forever. She was asleep in the back seat when her vehicle was struck by another and she shattered her vertebrae. The spinal cord injury left ...

Lady Knights battle past Union City in home finale

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In their final home game of the season, the Eisenhower Lady Knights turned in a strong performance from start to finish in a 47-39 Region 2 victory over Union City on Saturday. Lilee Renninger had a monster first half and Emiley Wheeler came back from a thumb injury early in the game to ...

Kesterholt nets career-high as Eagles pick up road win

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SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – With just one game remaining in the regular season, the Youngsville Eagles are riding a wave of momentum. Behind a career-high 20 points from Ethan Kesterholt, the Eagles improved to 16-5 overall and 9-2 in Region 3 with a 70-62 road win at Saegertown on Friday. ...

Deer, amazing and destructive

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There is something magical about seeing deer, especially with a group of children. Perhaps it is because they are so large compared to other animals likely to be seen. A deer sprinting away through the forest, leaping high with its white tail wagging, is inherently more impressive than the high ...

Dragons drop Region 6 road game at LeBoeuf

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WATERFORD, Pa. – A hot-shooting Fort LeBoeuf team put a dent in the Warren Dragons potential playoff seed on Friday. Joe Riley exploded for a season-high 27 points to lead the host Bison to 69-60 win on their home floor. The Dragons had a chance to move into a second-place tie in Region ...