Eisenhower Knights

Giannini, Wheeler help Knights double-up Wolverines

Lydia Giannini scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead Eisenhower to a 46-23 win over visiting Sheffield Friday. Emily Wheeler also had a double-double for the Knights with 11 points and 10 rebounds. “It was good for the senior (Giannini) to step up and lead the ...

Warren County sends 15 to STOWA quarters

SALAMANCA, N.Y. – Warren County wrestlers have the opportunity to make a lot of noise when action resumes at the STOWA Tournament this morning. Eisenhower and Warren have a combined 15 wrestlers in the quarterfinals, with the bulk of the rosters still alive in the consolation bracket. ...

Knights fall in close battle with state-ranked Falconer (NY)

FALCONER, N.Y. – Eisenhower wrestling coach Kris Black knew his Knights had a stiff challenge in front of them when they traveled to Facloner (N.Y.) Thursday. The Golden Falcons are currently the No. 4 team in New York’s Division 2, according to New York Wrestling News, and defended their ...

Eisenhower girls best Youngsville

The first installment of the girls basketball edition of the ‘Backyard Brawl’ went the way of the Eisenhower Lady Knights. Emiley Wheeler poured in 22 points, while Lydia Giannini had 18 for EHS, which picked up its first win of the season, improving to 1-2 with a 54-29 win over ...

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 ...