Eisenhower Knights

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 ...

Eisenhower boys soccer in action

Eisenhower’s Gavin Labowski (19) battles North East’s Josh Morey (12) for possession during the second half of their match at Eisenhower High School, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Morey would score later in the half and the Pickers improved to 4-6-1 on the year with a 14-1 win over the Knights. ...

Ike falls to Cambridge Springs

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Eisenhower is very close to competing with some of the best programs in District 10. Tuesday was more proof of that in a 3-0 loss (14-25, 21-25, 15-25) to Cambridge Springs. The scores don’t tell the story, however. Cambridge Springs is the defending region ...

Eisenhower falls to Union

RIMBERSBURG, Pa. – Eisenhower hit the road to District 9 territory for a battle with Union, and came out on the short end of a 3-0 outcome, 16-25, 26-28, 8-25. “The girls are geared for teams that hit and attack,” said Eisenhower coach Scott Olson. “We struggled tonight against their ...

Dragons lead impressive Warren County performance at Sharpsville

SHARON, Pa. – Naomi Hahn’s second place finish led a group of 11 Warren medalists at the prestigious Sharspville Blue Devil Invitational on Saturday at Buhl Park. Warren, Eisenhower and Youngsville all competed in the field that featured 42 boys varsity teams and 37 girls varsity teams, ...

Knights drop double OT thriller at Northwestern

ALBION, Pa. - Coaches are fond of saying their teams learn more about who they are after a loss than a win. Even though the record isn’t what it could be at this point, Eisenhower football has learned an awful lot about itself in the last month. Friday night’s lesson against Northwestern? ...

Eisenhower suffers 2-overtime heartbreak at Northwestern

ALBION, Pa. – For the second time this season, it was overtime heartbreak for the Eisenhower Knights. Actually, this one was in double overtime. Preston Rusner’s 28-yard field goal in the second extra period lifted host Northwestern to a 37-34 win over Eisenhower in a seesaw affair ...

Knights travel to take on Northwestern

After two near misses, Eisenhower left no doubt as the Knights rolled over Saegertown 52-6 for their first win of the season. Eisenhower (1-3 overall, 1-1 Region 2) will undoubtedly face a tougher challenge this week at Northwestern (3-1, 1-0 Region 3). The Wildcats began the year with what ...

Lady Knights battle in loss to Seneca

For 30 minutes, the Eisenhower girls soccer team played evenly with Region 3 powerhouse Seneca. One mistake planted a seed of doubt that grew into a 6-2 Bobcats victory at Eisenhower High School Thursday. “We were holding them well,” Eisenhower coach Diana Elmquist said. “We were ...

Lady Knights topple Mercyhurst

Eisenhower showed how good it can be when firing on all cylinders in a 3-1 win over visiting Mercyhurst Prep Thursday. The Knights rolled to a 25-16 win in the first set, dropped a 17-25 decision in the second and rallied for a 27-25 third set win before closing it out with a 25-19 win in the ...

Lady Knights blank Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Eisenhower’s girls soccer team bounced back from Saturday’s 4-1 loss to Mercer to notch a Region 3 shutout win at Cambridge Springs Tuesday. Caroline Smelko had a goal and an assist and Faith Johnson recorded five saves in the 2-0 win. At 29:00, Smelko took ...

Ike cross country runs well at Seneca

WATTSBURG, Pa. – Ethan Kellogg led the boys and Sydney Welker the girls as Eisenhower competed at Seneca, along with North East in cross country action on Tuesday. Both finished seventh in their respective races. “Ethan Kellogg continues to run well and Sydney Welker always runs ...