Sheffield Wolverines

Dragons, Wolverines, Knights hit the field for scrimmages

It's so close now you can feel it. High School football officially kicks off this Friday, and on Saturday, teams across Pennsylvania, including Warren, Sheffield, and Eisenhower took to the field in scrimmage action. While it may not have been an indicator of everything you'll see when ...

Wolverines at work

Tori Childress receives the serve while Annabel Sheldon awaits a pass in a speed ball drill during Sheffield volleyball practice at Sheffield High School, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. The Wolverines return a lot of talent from a young team that went through its share of growing pains last season, ...

Change in the ‘Air?’

RIDGWAY, Pa. – One of the tricks to navigating the unique football co-op between Sheffield and Abraxas is figuring out how to design a scheme that maximizes the team’s potential in quick fashion. Not knowing for sure what type of players you’re going to get from year-to-year can make it ...

D-9 Media Day marks unofficial kickoff to high school football season

RIDGWAY, Pa. – The annual gathering of coaches, players, athletic directors and media members at Aiello’s Cafe Wednesday means only one thing. High school football is back . . . almost. All those entities were gathered for the District 9 Football League Media Day. The event serves as an ...

The year that was

It’s often said “a picture is worth a thousand words.” We’ve written tens of thousands of words about Warren County athletes during the 2018-19 athletic year, so we thought we’d take a moment and let the pictures speak for themselves. Certainly, this photo collection doesn’t ...

Troutman hired as Kane girls hoops coach

Brandon Troutman is going home. After spending the last four seasons as head coach of the Sheffield Area High School girls basketball program, Troutman was approved last week as the girls coach at Kane. Troutman, who lives and works in Kane, saw it as the perfect fit. “My kids are ...

Finch’s postseason run leads the way for Sheffield athletics

The 2018-19 school year was a historic one for high school athletics in Warren County. As such, we decided to take a look back at the athletes and teams that made this season so special. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive overview of each team, but rather a look back at some of the ...

Wolverines conclude season at D-9 track and field championships

BROOKVILLE, Pa. – A pair of Sheffield track and field athletes had strong showings at the District 9 Meet in Brookville Friday. Junior Caden Smead finished eigth in the 400 meter run and sophomore Emily Leichtenberger took fourth in the javelin and fifth in the discus. Leichtenberger also ...

Season finale

The softball season finale between Eisenhower and Sheffield at Sheffield High School Thursday had it all. Timely hitting, solid defense, close plays, collisions, controversy, ejections and, ultimately, a 9-6 Wolverines victory. The win came on the heels of a tough loss Wednesday. “I told ...

Kane rallies past Sheffield

Sheffield softball came oh so close to picking up a win on Senior Day, but visiting Kane scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning en route to a 9-7 win on Wednesday on Wolverine Mountain. The Lady Wolverines led 7-3 going in the seventh, but an error, two consecutive hits, a walk and ...

Sheffield falls to Elk County Catholic

Sheffield softball had early opportunities to catch visiting Elk County Catholic, but couldn’t get a hit with runners in scoring position in an 11-0, six inning loss Tuesday. The Crusaders scored four runs in the first inning, then gradually chipped away until they had a 10-run lead. ...

Sheffield falls to Johnsonburg

Emily Leichtenberger, Marissa Grubbs and Ashley Frederick all had monster days at the plate for Sheffield, but it wasn’t enough in an 18-4, 6-inning loss to Johnsonburg on Monday. Johnsonburg, one of top teams in District 9, scored multiple runs in each of the first three innings and six ...

Sheffield rally falls short

TIONESTA, Pa. – Trailing by as many as nine runs, the Sheffield Lady Wolverines softball team never panicked, nearly pulling off a tremendous comeback. Sheffield went into the top of the seventh trailing 17-8, but scored six runs and had the tying run at the plate, but Forest pitcher ...

Sheffield drops DH to Brockway

It was deja vu all over again on Wolverine Mountain Wednesday. Sheffield hosted Brockway for a softball doubleheader and, aside from the final scores, the games were almost mirror images of each other. The Rovers would build a lead, the Wolverines came back to tie only to fall behind again ...

Wolverines race past Oswayo, NoPo

Sheffield’s track and field teams closed out the home schedule in style Tuesday with a clean sweep of the tri-meet with Northern Potter and Oswayo Valley. The girls won by a score of 71-52 over Northern Potter and were 69-44 winners against Oswayo Valley. The boys topped Northern Potter, ...

Sheffield falls to O-E

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Sheffield put runners in scoring position five times, but couldn’t bring them home in an 11-0 loss at Otto-Eldred Monday. The Terrors, meanwhile, scored five in the first and four more in the second to break the game open. Autumn Smith had a pair of hits and scored ...

Warren County athletes dominate at McDowell Invite

ERIE, Pa. – Despite cold weather conditions for late April, several Warren County athletes dominated at the prestigious McDowell Invitational on Saturday. Youngsville’s Jake Hogg and Naomi Swartzbaugh, as well as Warren’s Lydia Latimer and Sheffield’s Emily Leichtenberger were all ...

Youngsville girls, Sheffield boys earn wins

TIONESTA, Pa. – Youngsville’s girls and Sheffield’s boys track and field teams picked wins in a tri-meet at North Clarion Thursday. The Lady Eagles topped the Wolverines, 82-41, but were narrowly edged by the Wolves, 77-73. The Wolverines beat the Eagles, 79-62. The Wolves topped the ...

Youngsville softball plays well in setback to Seneca

The Youngsville Eagles turned in a strong effort in a 14-8 setback to Seneca on Thursday. YHS pounded out six extra-base hits, led by Sam Wilhelm (two doubles), Kamryn Weissinger (triple), Jena Wilson (triple), Erin Dunn (double) and Cassie Dalrymple (double). “The girls played really ...