Eisenhower Knights

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, ...

D-10 soccer playoff brackets released

District 10 released its soccer playoff brackets on Wednesday, and both the Warren boys and girls, as well as the Eisenhower girls, saw their assignments revealed. For the Warren boys, they will face a familiar foe in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, squaring off with Fort LeBoeuf at a site ...

Eisenhower wins epic battle with Youngsville

One big rally deserved another, and a raucous gym at Youngsville Area High School saw another fierce battle between the host Lady Eagles and the Eisenhower Lady Knights. In the end it was Eisenhower that won the latest installment of this volleyball clash, 3-1, 25-19, 23-25, 28-26, 30-28. ...

Knights fall to McFadden, Maplewood

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Eisenhower turned the ball over twice and gave up 167 receiving yards to Maplewood’s Jesse McFadden in a 30-8 loss Friday night. The Tigers put points on the board first after a 79 yard drive in the first quarter that was topped off with a Chevy Blake one yard run up the ...

Eisenhower, WCCS earn victories

ERIE, Pa. – It wasn’t pretty, but they’ll take it. Eisenhower went to five sets with Mercyhurst Prep on Thursday, winning 3-2, 26-24, 25-23, 25-27, 19-15, 15-8. “It was ugly. The first four games we didn’t execute like we wanted to,” said Eisenhower coach Scott Olson. “You ...

Knights in search of second win at Maplewood

A season of “what if?” continued for Eisenhower last week as the Knights fell in another close contest to move to 1-6 on the year. Reynolds traveled to the Pasture of Pain from Mercer County and the teams engaged in a good ol fashioned defensive slugfest. In the end, Raiders quarterback ...

Stalemate

ERIE, Pa. – Eisenhower’s amazing turnaround 2017 season came to an end with a 6-1 loss at the hands of Seneca in the playoffs. The Bobcats held nearly the same advantage when the teams met at Eisenhower earlier this season, grabbing a 6-2 win over the Lady Knights. A first half hat trick ...

Dragons, Knights have strong day

On a beautiful day, albeit on a somewhat damp course, Eisenhower hosted Warren and Harbor Creek on its Senior Day. Harbor Creek edged the Warren girls 28-29, while Warren and Harbor Creek earned wins over Eisenhower. For the boys, Harbor Creek finished 2-0, with Warren getting a narrow ...

Eisenhower battles state-ranked Cochranton

Eisenhower coach Scott Olson doesn’t want to sound like a broke record, but he knows how close his team is. They took on Cochranton on Tuesday, the No. 2 ranked Class A team in the state, and fell by scores of 12-25, 8-25 and 17-25. And while the result wasn’t what they wanted, the ...

Defensive slugfest: Fourth quarter touchdown lifts Reynolds past Eisenhower

For fans of old-school football, Friday’s game between Reynolds and Eisenhower was a real treat. The two teams traded blows for over 41 minutes of game action before either could dent the scoreboard. Unfortunately for the Knights, it didn’t go there way, in what has been a season of ...

Lady Knights earn hard-fought win over Port

The Eisenhower girls soccer team raced out to a 2-goal halftime lead and was able to hold off visiting Port Allegany, 3-2 on Thursday. Caroline Smelko scored two goals for the Lady Knights, while Madison Mohney had the other. “The field was a muddy mess from the rain overnight and in ...

Knights look to pick up second win when they host Reynolds

Sometimes teams have years that defy expectations, sometimes they underwhelm and sometimes they are what you thought they would be (RIP Dennis Green). Then there are those years that just leave people scratching their heads and wondering, what happened? Such is the case so far for ...

Eisenhower boys 16th at 54th annual McQuaid Invitational

Ethan Kellogg and Tyson Morrison led the Eisenhower boys cross country team to a 16th place finish at the 54th annual McQuaid Invitational Saturday. Kellogg finished 31st overall in the Varisty Boys Unseeded Smallest Schools division with a time of 17:23, while Morrison finished 51st at ...

Despite great defensive effort, Knights fall to Cambridge Springs

Eisenhower and Cambridge Springs came into Friday’s contest at Eisenhower with identical 1-4 records and plenty of questions about whether those records accurately reflected the team’s true talent. It’s hard to say whether any of those questions were answered when all was said and done ...

Ike sweeps Iroquois

The Eisenhower volleyball team has felt its share of growing pains the last two seasons as the Knights tried to work their way back to the upper tier in Region 3. Those pains are starting to pay dividends. With a sweep over visiting Iroquois Thursday, Eisenhower picked up its fourth win of ...

Knights look to turn fortunes around against Cambridge Springs

What could have been? As a relatively young Eisenhower squad prepares for the second half of the season, they must put behind them any questions about how the first half could have gone and focus on a chance for playoff positioning. The Knights enter tonight’s clash with Region 2 foe ...

Iroquois blanks Eisenhower

In an 80-minute match between two teams vying for one of the top spots in the Region 3 girls soccer race, four of those minutes determined the winner. Iroquois scored once in the games first two minutes, then added another tally in the final two minutes to take sole possession of second place ...