Eisenhower Knights

Eisenhower powers past county foe Youngsville in opener

A promising season for Eisenhower wrestling got off to a strong start Tuesday as the Knights traveled to Youngsville and blanked the Eagles, 66-0. The Knights (1-0) gained 30 points in forfeits, but grabbed bonus points, including four pins, in six of the seven contested matches. For ...

Lady Knights drop home opener

Early turnovers and cold shooting cost the Eisenhower Lady Knights Tuesday as visiting Saegertown jumped out to a 10-1 first quarter lead and never looked back en route to a 63-26 win. “We had a lot of turnovers in the beginning of the game that gave them opportunities,” Eisenhower coach ...

Knights fall to Huskies

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Eisenhower fell in the consolation game of the Fairview Tip-Off Tournament to Harbor Creek, 72-24 on Saturday. The Knights did connect on five triples, with Drew Williams and Jared Martone knocking down two each. Williams had eight points to lead the Knights. Harbor ...

Ike girls drop opener

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – The Eisenhower Lady Knights dropped a 60-31 decision to host Otto-Eldred in their season-opener on Friday. Emiley Wheeler had a big game for Eisenhower, pouring in 18 points. Haley Cousins led a balanced effort for the Lady Terrors, scoring 12. – – – ...

Young guns

A youth movement swept through the Youngsville boys basketball program last season. With a new head coach, Jesse DeLoof, not that far removed from playing days himself and a crop of freshmen who occupied 80 percent of the starting positions by season’s end, a new generation of Eagles ...

Tip-off time

It’s time to play for real. Today marks the official start of the 2018-19 winter sports season, with a number of tip-off tournaments. The Warren Lady Dragons and the Sheffield Sports Boosters are a chance for fans to see local teams in action, while several others are traveling to get ...

Lady Knights, Dragons each get pair of region all-stars

by BRIAN HAGBERG bhagberg@timesobserver.com The Eisenhower and Warren girls soccer teams each had a pair of players selected as region all-stars Sunday. For the Lady Knights, defense ruled the day as defenders Rachel Frederick (first-team) and Patricia Bortz (second-team) received Region ...

Knights up and down the list of Region 2 stars

To illustrate just how bad Eisenhower football’s luck was this season, consider they went 2-8 and outscored their opponents 249-241. The Knights were in every single game they played this season, and were rewarded with five Region 2 All-Stars. Garrett Head (wide receiver), Joe Bauer ...

Knights close season with lopsided win over Seneca

Eisenhower coach Jim Penley said after last week’s game at Cochranton that he wanted to see his seniors “go out the right way” in the season finale. Senior running back Ethan Chambers scored three first half touchdowns and the senior-laden defense stymied Seneca all night in a 56-6 rout ...

Runners ready for D-10 cross country championships

aclose@timesobserver.com Cross country runners have prepared all season for this moment – the District 10 championships are upon us. Warren, Eisenhower and Youngsville will join their counterparts, with many looking to punch that elusive ticket to states. In 2016, the Warren girls ...

Eisenhower’s season comes to a close at hands of state-ranked Cochranton

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Eisenhower coach Scott Olson knew it would take a ‘monstrous’ effort to knock off Cochranton. On Thursday, the Lady Cardinals, who have spent the entire season in Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association top 10 in Class A, showed why they are a state title contender ...

Knights aim for a win against Seneca in season finale

A frustratingly tough luck season for Eisenhower will come to a close at home tonight when the Knights host Seneca for Senior Night. While Eisenhower currently sits with a record of 1-8, the Knights know they are a cumulative five yards from potentially being 4-5 (they were stopped inches ...

Yes they did! Lady Knights get signature playoff win in 5-set stunner

HADLEY, Pa. – It took Eisenhower senior Kiara Weber a moment to realize what had just happened. Her tip over the net found the floor, past the outstretched arms of several diving Commodore Perry players and lifted Eisenhower to a 15-8 win in the fifth set on the Lady Panthers’ home ...

Eisenhower girls bounced by Mercer

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A year ago, the Eisenhower and Mercer girls soccer teams met at Greenville High School for a District 10 1A quarterfinal playoff match. The Knights were able to overcome a slow start and hold off a late Mustangs rally to come away with a 2-1 win. When the two teams again ...

Eisenhower girls ready for playoff battle

A year ago, the Eisenhower girls soccer team went into the postseason riding a huge wave of momentum. The Lady Knights had turned a 5-11-1 team into one with a 14-4 record and were scoring goals at a torrid pace. They walked onto the field at Greenville High School somewhat nervous, but ...

Eisenhower, Tidioute volleyball set for playoffs

This season has been somewhat of a revelation for the Eisenhower volleyball program. They took a huge step forward, finishing the regular season with a 7-7 record, and will enter the District 10 Class A volleyball playoffs when they travel to take on Commodore Perry today (7 p.m.). A strong ...

Cross country competes at Northwest PA Invite

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – All three county cross country programs competed at the Northwest Pennsylvania Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, the final tune-up before the District 10 Championships this coming weekend at Sharon’s Buhl Park. Warren’s Graham Carr led all county finishers with a ...

Fireworks show: Knights fall in shootout to Cochranton

COCHRANTON, Pa. - A game that began as a defensive slugfest quickly turned into an offensive fireworks show in the fourth quarter. In the end, Cochranton was able to outlast visiting Eisenhower, 50-34, to clinch third place in Region 2 and a date with West Middlesex in the postseason. ...

Knights hit the road to take on Cochranton

With a 30-8 setback at Maplewood last week, Eisenhower’s playoff hopes were dashed. A win would have given the Knights a chance to finish as one of the top teams in Region 2, and potentially a .500 record in region play. Both scenarios that coach Jim Penley could use to justify his team’s ...

Warren volleyball receives first round playoff bye

The Warren Lady Dragons, the newly minted Region 6 volleyball champions and No. 10 Class 3A team in Pennsylvania, had their path to a potential District 10 championship revealed when D-10 released its playoff brackets Wednesday. Warren, which is 13-0 in regular season (non-tournament) play, ...