Eisenhower Knights

Firth-Torbett reaches milestone

Warren County native and former Eisenhower High School volleyball standout Julie (Firth) Torbett notched her 400th career coaching victory with East Carolina’s sweep of N.C. Central Sept. 19. Torbett, a 1986 Eisenhower graduate, picked up the win in her 24th season as a head coach (fifth ...

Ike scores 4 in second half to beat Kane, 5-1

Eisenhower girls soccer coach Diana Elmquist was hoping for better for her Lady Knights’ team after they lost 1-0 at Port Allegany on Saturday, a contest in which she felt her team deserved better. They got it on Monday, as Ike scored four second half goals en route to a 5-1 win over Kane. ...

County schools compete at Blue Devil Invite

SHARON – Youngsville, Eisenhower and Warren traveled to Buhl Park, site of the District 10 championships, for the Blue Devil Invitational on Saturday. Warren’s Naomi Hahn was the top female finisher, coming in 20th overall at 20:24.77, followed by teammates Kayla Giambrone, Bri Ristau ...

Iroquois’ rushing attack too much as Eisenhower drops Region 3 battle

ERIE – Tarrell Clark ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns as part of 400+ yard rushing attack of Iroquois in a 34-7 win over Eisenhower. After trading punts to open the contest, Clark scampered from 25 yards out to put the Braves up 7-0. A 21-yard run by Jonah Samuelson jump started the ...

Eisenhower falls to Saegertown

Philadelphia 76ers fans have adopted the phrase “trust the process” as the team attempts to rebuild itself into a contender. Eisenhower volleyball coach Scott Olson isn’t exactly asking his players to “trust the process” following a 25-18, 25-20 and 25-14 sweep at the hands of ...

Dragons, Knights seek key region wins

This week presents a tremendous opportunity for Warren, Eisenhower and Sheffield. The Dragons have the chance to beat DuBois, a program they are 0-13 against all-time (not counting a forfeit in 1988), while the Knights can vault into contention in Region 3 with a road win at Iroquois. ...

Smelko strong in loss

For nearly 70 minutes, Eisenhower keeper Nick Smelko dove, jumped, swatted and kicked away every shot North East could throw at him. Then, at 69:15, North East’s Garrett Kopp snuck one past Smelko and the floodgates opened as the Grapepickers tacked on another four goals for a 5-0 win at ...

Eisenhower girls race to wins

WATTSBURG – The Eisenhower cross country teams traveled to Seneca to race the host Bobcats and Harbor Creek, with both schools sweeping the Knights. Despite that, both the boys and girls teams turned in strong efforts with marked improvement. Tyler Burnell and Ethan Kellogg finished ...

Youngsville, Ike volleyball drop region matches

Youngsville battled early against Region 3 heavy Cochranton, but the Eagles lost a long volley for the first point of the second set and the wheels fell off after that in a 25-14, 25-8 and 25-7 sweep from the visiting Cardinals Tuesday. “We were able to rally in the first game,” ...

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. ...