Eisenhower Knights

Knights dominate North East for first win of season

Were it not for a few mistakes in the red zone, Eisenhower likely would have picked up its first win of the season last week at Northwestern. Coach Jim Penley attributed those mistakes to his players trying too hard to make a play and earn that victory. The Knights (1-3, 1-1) were “more ...

Dragons looking for second win; Ike, Sheffield seek first

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already into the fourth week of the high school football season. Warren earned it’s first victory of the season last week, a 44-34 triumph over Franklin in which the offense erupted for over 550 total yards. Eisenhower, meanwhile, is still in search ...

Knights fall to Titusville

TITUSVILLE – The Eisenhower boys soccer team traveled to Titusville to take on the Rockets and fell by a score of 7-1. Kai Skinner recorded a hat trick for the Rockets. Ross Venman scored at 26:56 of the second half for the Knights, who got 19 saves from Logan Green. “Logan Green ...

Knights blank Devils, 2-0

Eisenhower’s girls soccer team bounced back from a tough Region loss at Seneca Monday to pick up a 2-0 Region 3 win over Cambridge Springs at Eisenhower High School Wednesday. “This was our best game yet,” Eisenhower coach Diana Elmquist said. “This was excellent, especially after ...

Ike, Sheffield, Youngsville volleyball fall

KANE – Sheffield traveled to Kane on Thursday, and while the result was a 3-1 (18-25, 25-22, 10-25, 17-25) setback, it was a big improvement from Tuesday’s match against St. Marys. “We had a lot more effort and energy tonight,” said Sheffield coach Melissa Lemay. Callen Copley had ...

Knights fall to Huskies

Eisenhower ran into Harbor Creek, one of the top program’s in District 10, on Tuesday, and the result was a 14-1 setback for the Knights. Ryan Ford scored four goals for the unbeaten Huskies, who tallied seven goals in each half. Ross Venman found the back of the net for the Knights to ...

Ike turns in strong performance at Red Dragon Invite

BEMUS POINT, NY – The Eisenhower cross country teams traveled to the Red Dragon Invitational on Saturday, with the boys coming in 19th place and the girls 20th. Tyler Burnell and Ethan Kellogg led the boys team, finishing 50th (18:16) and 52nd (18:21) respectively, while Lily Fedorchuk ...

Knights drop close battle to Northwestern in Region 3 opener

ALBION - Killian Cooper will be running - and throwing - all over the place in the dreams of the Eisenhower Knights. Cooper threw for over 250 yards and ran it in three times to lead his Northwestern Wildcats to a 27-19 win over Eisenhower on Friday night. Eisenhower attempted an onside ...

Backyard Brawl: Ike volleyball edges Youngsville in 4 sets

The 2017 fall sports edition of the “Backyard Brawl” got off to a raucous start Thursday as Eisenhower volleyball defended its home court with a 3-1 win over visiting Youngsville. “We never quit working,” said Eisenhower coach Scott Olson. Youngsville got out to an early 4-2 lead ...

Local football teams aim for first win

Week 3 of the high school football season is here, and Warren, Eisenhower and Sheffield are in search of their first victories of the season. All three have faced incredibly tough schedules out of the gate, with their opponents so far having a combined record of 6-0 and all of whom are ...

Lady Knights earn 2-0 win

Eisenhower’s girls soccer team fired more than 20 shots on goal against Maplewood Thursday. Though only two found the back of the net, that was plenty for the Knights in a 2-0 home victory. “It still wasn’t a complete game,” said coach Diana Elmquist. “But we came out strong. ...

Knights fall to Iroquois

ERIE – Eisenhower went on the road to Iroquois and struck first, but ultimately came out on the short end of a 7-1 decision. Kelly Glotz got the Knights on the board early, playing a deep ball in the back corner. Ike’s starting keeper played 25 minutes and had eight saves, but had to ...

Lady Knights earn 4-1 win over Forest

Forest scored 30 seconds into the match, then got only five more shots on goal through the final 79:30 as Eisenhower rolled to a 4-1 girls soccer win Tuesday. “I’m happy with our first game,” said Eisenhower coach Diana Elmquist. “There’s still some work to do, but I’m proud of ...

Eisenhower volleyball falls to Seneca in season opener

Serving was feast or famine for Eisenhower Tuesday night as the Knights had 12 aces and 10 service errors in a 25-15, 25-21 and 25-17 loss to Seneca. “We got tentative on some of our serves,” said Eisenhower coach Scott Olson. “We’ve been saying we need to stay aggressive and we lost ...

Ike cross country starts season at McDowell

ERIE – The Eisenhower cross coutnry teams got their season started on the McDowell Invitational, with the boys finishing 15th out of 24 schools and the girls 19th of 25. The boys had four runners place in the top 100 overall, led by Tyler Burnell’s 67th place finish (18:28). Ethan ...

Ike falls 27-7 to 5A power LeBoeuf, but Penley sees plenty to build on

WATERFORD – The hard part is over. At least, that’s how Eisenhower can look at things following a hard-fought 27-7 road loss to Fort LeBoeuf Friday night. “I’m really excited about the next eight weeks,” Eisenhower coach Jim Penley said. “I could not be more excited for this ...

County teams looking to bounce back

It was a tough Friday night to open the season for Warren County, and the three teams will look to bounce back this weekend. Warren gets its Region 5 schedule going tonight against Grove City, while Eisenhower has another tough non-region game against Fort LeBoeuf. On Saturday, Sheffield ...

Talented Lakers too much for Knights

Heading in to Friday’s game with Mercyhurst Prep, Eisenhower coach Jim Penley knew his team would have to play nearly perfect to keep pace with the Lakers. The Knights had opportunities in the first half to do just that, but the vaunted Laker defense proved too tough as the Knights dropped ...

Warren, Eisenhower, Sheffield set to kickoff football season

The PIAA officially calls it Week 0, but the players and coaches don’t really care what you call it – football is here. A trio of non-league games kicks off the county slate, with Eisenhower hosting Mercyhurst Prep, Warren hosting Brookville and Sheffield traveling to Elk County ...

The time has come

The sweat of summer practices and the long days in the weight room have led to this – it’s officially time for some football. The excitement of the opening game of the season never gets old, and there is plenty to look forward to. Here are some of the storylines I’m watching as the ...