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Lancers edge Dragons in Region 6 showdown

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In a battle for early season supremacy atop Region 6, General McLane’s Seth Myers and Josh Schreiber wouldn’t be denied. Myers scored 27 points and Schreiber had 17 points and 24 rebounds as the Lancers pulled away late for a 60-50 win over the Warren Dragons in a Saturday matinee at ...

Where do the Bills go from here?

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Tyrod Taylor was thrown violently to the turf on a third down play with the Bills trailing 10-3 and trying desperately to drive down the field and tie the game in the waning moments of Sunday’s wildcard game against Jacksonville. Taylor wouldn’t return, and Nathan Peterman scrambled and ...

Knights finish 7th at Tool City

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MEADVILLE – Eisenhower went to the Tool City Tournament on Friday and Saturday and came away with a seventh-place team finish. Coming off their big win over Fort LeBoeuf, the Knights didn’t send their full team down, as they are dealing with a few bumps and bruises. They did, however, ...

Wild Card weekend: AFC

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While on the surface the NFC looks to be more entertaining, the AFC has its fair share of intriguing storylines as we hit Wild Card weekend. Most notably, the Buffalo Bills, who are partying like its 1999 after ending the longest playoff drought in the NFL. They also have the most talked ...

Wild Card weekend: NFC

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The NFL playoffs are set to begin this weekend and it certainly appears the league is ready to party like it’s 1999 as Jacksonville, Tennessee, Minnesota, L.A. (by way of St. Louis) Rams and, yes even the Buffalo Bills, are all back in the postseason. While the Bills are far and away the ...

Rivalry renewed: McDowell edges Warren in Region 6 battle

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Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it. It’s an age-old cliche, one that could be aptly applied to the Warren Lady Dragons after yet another close loss to a good opponent – this one a 46-41 setback to McDowell at Joseph A. Massa Gymnasium. “I know we’re better than our ...

Ike girls power past Iroquois

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The low post duo of Emily Wheeler and Lydia Giannini scored 14 points each as Eisenhower rolled to a 46-30 win over visiting Iroquios Thursday. A 17-point second quarter outburst sparked the Knights (4-5, 2-1 Region 3) win. “We worked the ball (down low) in the second,” Eisenhower coach ...

Warren drops road meets at Prep/Villa

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Warren’s swim teams traveled to the Prep Villa Event Center Thursday and were swept. Cathedral Prep won the boys meet, 137-42, and Villa Maria’s girls won, 128-51. Lydia Latimer earned the only victories for either squad, taking first place in both the 50 freestyle and 100 ...

Sheffield girls top Tidioute

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One of the more popular motivational phrases says, “It’s not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” While that can often be applied, size certainly made a big difference for Sheffield’s girls in a 56-35 win over visiting Tidioute Charter ...

Dragons earn Region 6 road win over Fort LeBoeuf

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WATERFORD – Colby Johnson kept Warren in the game at Fort LeBoeuf in the first half with his hot shooting, and his teammates got in on the act in the second. Johnson scored all 13 of his points in the first, while Jake Kupchella had a game-high 15 as the Dragons used an impressive second ...

Knights roll to non-region win

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HADLEY – Eisenhower went on the road and make quick work of non-region foe Commodore Perry, cruising to a 68-25 win on Wednesday. Jaydon Hayes had another big game for the Knights with 25 points, while Zack Fincher had 14. The Knights (3-5) jumped out to a 17-5 lead after one quarter ...

A look around the college ranks

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As the calendar turns to 2018, it’s time to check in and see how some of our local products are doing in the collegiate ranks this winter. – – – D.J. Hahn (Cal U. Women’s Basketball) The Warren Area High School product has come into her own as a sophomore, starting all 13 ...

The CFP is a broken system that needs fixed

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Sports have always generated debate. It’s one of the things that makes it fun to watch. Jordan or LeBron? Ali or Tyson? DH or no DH? 1970s Steelers or 1980s 49ers? Gretzky, Lemieux or Crosby? These are just a sampling of topics likely to come up at any sports bar on any given night. ...

Lady Eagles topple Forest Area

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TIONESTA – Youngsville’s girls basketball team limited Forest to just six points in the second half as the Eagles rolled to a 34-22 win over their hosts Tuesday. A strong net presence in the second half limited Forest’s second chance opportunities. “We played really good defense in ...

WAHS swim teams fall at Titusville

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TITUSVILLE – The Warren swim teams traveled to Titusville on Tuesday and came out on the short end – the girls 92-75 and the boys 92-67. Lydia Latimer was a multiple event winner for the girls, taking first in the 50 free and 100 backstroke, while also swimming a leg on the winning 200 ...

After 17 years, the emotions are real

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Like the Buffalo Bills did after their 22-16 win over Miami, I watched with interest the end of the Cincinnati-Baltimore game. When teams need help in end-of-year playoff scenarios, they and their fan base often become fans of a certain team, if only briefly. I’ve never seen anything quite ...

Eisenhower falls to Corry in holiday title game

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CORRY – Corry outscored Eisenhower 19-4 in the fourth quarter to earn a 58-41 win over the Knights in the Corry Holiday Tournament title game on Saturday night. Jaydon Hayes, coming off a 40-point performance in an overtime win over Titusville on Friday, scored a game-high 22 points. ...

Hayes explodes for 40 points in Eisenhower OT win

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CORRY – Sometimes on the basketball court, the best player simply just takes over. That was the case on Friday, as Eisenhower’s Jaydon Hayes exploded for a career-high 40 points as the Knights earned a 72-67 overtime win over a talented Titusville squad in the opening round of the Corry ...

The big picture

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There was a flock of birds at Audubon (recently) whose population has dropped by 85% to 99% in the last 40 years. That’s a huge number. For every 100 birds around when I was born, only one exists today. No one even knows what has caused the decline and, truthfully, no one has really noticed ...

Low numbers in 2017 Warren County Christmas Bird Count

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Never before have there been so few birds at my feeders during December, making me wonder if something was wrong with the feeders. Nothing was wrong, it seems. The 75th Warren County Christmas Bird Count recorded unusually low totals for some species, 18 species which have been seen at least in ...