by Katie McCluskey
Thursday October 24, the Warren JV football team played at home against Hardin. In the beginning of the first quarter Warren would receive the kick-off. The Warriors advanced down the field and faced their fourth down, but #2 Tyler Murphy received a first down for the Warriors. #25 Keldron Chatman also ran the ball for another first down. A penalty against Hardin provided the Warriors with yet another first down. #24 Andrew Gordon carried the ball to the twelve yard line, but the Warriors drive was ended short. In the second quarter Hardin started out with the ball and #10 tackled Hardin at the thirty-five yard line, but the Hornets recovered the next play and scored the first touchdown 6-0. Warren now had possession of the ball. #2 Murphy gained the Warriors a couple of yards but Warren was not able to advance the ball on the third down. The Warriors punt was blocked by Hardin. #24 tackled Hardin on the twenty-three yard line causing the Hornets to lose four yards. #21 Kyler Bradford sacked the Hardin quarter back and the Hornets could not make a first down. The Warriors took over possession of the ball on the twenty yard line. #25 Chatman ran the ball to the thirty-five yard line and #10 Dylan Gillis ran the ball to the forty-five yard line. Warren then threw an interception and the first half was over. The third quarter started out with a fumble from the Warriors and Hardin taking over at the four yard line. The Hornets scored a touchdown and the two point conversion was good. Hardin now lead 14-0. #2 Murphy for the Warriors ran the ball to the twenty-nine yard line. Hardin recovered a Warren fumble and scored a touchdown making the score 20-0. Warren started the fourth quarter with possession of the ball. #2 Murphy ran the ball to the forty-yard line. #24 Gordon caught a pass and ran the ball for the Warriors first touchdown and the point after was good. The score was now 20-7. Warren played strong defense but the Hornets made their way down the field and scored a touchdown and the two point conversion was good. Hardin now lead 28-7. The Warriors offense advanced the ball down the field. #2 Murphy ran the ball to the thirty-three yard line and again to the twenty-one yard line. #33 Alec Marlar ran the ball to the eighteen yard line. Although the Warriors continued to play excellent offense time ran out and Warren loss 28-7.
Friday October 25, the varsity Warrior football team traveled to Hardin. The Warriors played excellently both offensively and defensively. Warren and Hardin tied at 14-14 and went into overtime. Hardin scored a touchdown and won the game.
Warren varsity boys cross country team won first place at the district competition on Wednesday October 23. William Pelt was the district champion.