Youngsville Eagles

Jake Marino

Marino off to fast start, Vincent gets first win

Several college baseball and softball programs wrapped up trips south this weekend, including Thiel College’s eight-game stint at the Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. Jake Marino is off to a fast start for the Tomcats, recording a hit in all seven games he’s started. Marino is ...

For love of the game

To the football players, cheerleaders and band members of Youngsville High School, It’s been a crazy couple of months, hasn’t it? I know many of you are disappointed, upset, angry and confused – and you have every right to be. This hasn’t been easy for you. You have represented taking ...

Youngsville football to co-op with Warren

Monday night, the Warren County School District board of school directors voted 5-4 to approve a football co-op between Youngsville and Warren. Students-athletes from Youngsville who wish to compete will do so with Warren and Youngsville's program will be discontinued. For complete details, ...

Paper chain gang

The Youngsville High School football team did not play two of the games on its schedule last season. Those games were forfeited. They were the toughest two games on the schedule. District 10 asked for an inquiry into the forfeits. The Times Observer filed a right-to-know request for ...

Warren senior Braidy Blair throws down a dunk during the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s CASA Classic basketball game at Warren Area High School.

CASA Classic: Seniors hit the court one last time in fun fashion

Shots were flying from every direction in Wednesday’s CASA Senior Basketball Classic. Most were off target, but most that left the hands of Megan Wortman and Brady Kesterholt were right on the money. Wortman scored 25 points to help lift the Attorneys to a 44-42 win over the Volunteers in ...

Collin Fantaskey

Local college players off to strong starts

College baseball and softball programs are taking advantage of spring break to head south for warm weather, sunshine and a chance to jump start their seasons. Several teams with local players on the roster have been on the diamond in February and March. Here are a few notable outings from ...

Eisenhower's Logan Jaquay.

Head, Jaquay, Lehman finish season at 2A NW regional

SHARON – Stellar seasons came to an end for Eisenhower’s Spencer Head and Logan Jaquay, as well as Youngsville’s Nathan Lehman at the Northwest Region Class 2A Tournament in Sharon on Saturday. Head and Lehman began their days strong with a pair of wins over fellow District 10 ...

Ike’s Head, Jaquay, Y’ville’s Lehman in consis at NW 2A

SHARON – Both Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Spencer Head and Youngsville’s Nathan Lehman are in the consolation brackets of their respective weight classes following Day 1 of the Northwest Region Class 2A Tournament in Sharon on Friday. Jaquay was supposed to wrestle Dylan Pesock of ...

Eisenhower’s Spencer Head (left) and coach Kris Black will be heading to the Northwest Region Class 2A Tournament today and Saturday, where Head will compete in the 152-pound weight class.

Trio of wrestlers set for NW 2A Regional

A pair of Eisenhower wrestlers – Logan Jaquay and Spencer Head, as well as Youngsville’s Nathan Lehman advanced to the Northwest Class 2A Regional today and Saturday via their performances at the District 10 championships last weekend. Jaquay and Head both finished in fifth place at 106 ...

Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay (left) and Spencer Head both advanced to the Northwest Regional 2A Tournament with fifth place finishes at the District 10 championships in Sharon on Saturday.

Ike’s Jaquay, Head, Youngville’s Lehman advance to regionals

SHARON – It’s on to the Northwest Regional for Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Spencer Head, as well as Youngsville’s Nathan Lehman. Jaquay (113) and Head (152) both won their fifth place matches at the District 10 Class 2A championships on Saturday at Sharon High School, while Lehman ...

Eisenhower's Logan Jaquay advanced to the D-10 Class 2A semifinals at 106 pounds on Friday.

Ike’s Jaquay, Head advance to District 10 2A semifinals

SHARON – It’s on to the semifinals for Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Spencer Head at the District 10 Class 2A wrestling championships. Jaquay earned a 3-2 decision over James Gulla of Hickory in the first round and followed that up with a pin of Cochranton’s Shane Peterson in the ...

Eisenhower’s Spencer Head controls Saegertown’s Zach Posego during their match on Saturday at the District 10 Section 1 AA Tournament in Union City. Head would win the match and would claim the title at 152 pounds.

Ike’s Head wins Section I 2A title as number of Knights, Eagles advance

UNION CITY – Eisenhower 152-pounder Spencer Head claimed the District 10 Section 1 AA championship on Saturday in Union City. Head, who received an opening round bye, went 2-0 to win arguably the toughest bracket in the tournament. The junior defeated Saegertown’s Zach Posego in the ...

Eisenhower's Alex Barnett is one of seven Knights that advanced to the Section I 2A semifinals on Friday.

Seven Knights, three Eagles advance to Section I semis

UNION CITY- Several county wrestlers advanced to the semifinals with wins in the quarterfinal round of the Section 1-AA wrestling on Friday night at Union City High School. Eisenhower’s Logan Jacquay, Sam Holt, Garrett Head, Alex Barnett, John Hummel, Matt Huling, and Spencer Head all won ...

Youngsville's Nathan Lehman is one of the favorites in the Section I tournament at 126.

Ike, Youngsville wrestlers ready for postseason

The District 10 wrestling Section I Tournament kicks off the official start of the individual postseason wrestling season. Wrestlers from Eisenhower and Youngsville will look to keep their seasons going with a top four finish and advance to the D-10 championships next weekend in Sharon. ...

Youngsville’s Julia Bailey looks for help while she fends off Sheffield’s Ashley Fredrick (33) and Marissa Grubbs (11).

County Clash: Youngsville girls top Sheffield

The Lady Eagles started aggressive and didn’t let up on senior night, as Youngsville defeated cross-county rival Sheffield 52-22. “I wanted to go in aggressive on our side to set the tempo of the game, “said Youngsville head coach Kerstin Wyman. “And I also did it because I wanted to ...

Eisenhower’s Jaydon Hayes (11) gets a shot off just ahead of Youngsville’s Noah Myers (12) during Tuesday’s Region 3 basketball game at EHS. Hayes and the Knights went on to win, 63-34.

Win and a bye

With second place in Region 3 and a potential first-round bye on the line, Eisenhower left nothing to chance. The Knights built a double-digit lead over Youngsville in the first quarter and went on to beat their county rivals by a final score of 63-34 on senior night at Eisenhower High ...

Young Eagles show class, dignity at board meeting

I’ve been to a lot of school board meetings at several districts and have seen some pretty contentious circumstances. At those meetings I have seen disrespect. I have seen inappropriate behavior. I have seen adults act like spoiled children. In my experience, attendance at school boards ...

Youngsville's Caitlin Craig scored 15 points in a 51-23 win over Union City on Monday.

Big second quarter lifts Youngsville past Union City

Caitlin Craig scored 15 points and Aspen Flinn added 11 as Youngsville rolled to a 51-23 win over Union City on Monday in their Region 3 finale. The Lady Eagles went on a 20-4 run in the second quarter to turn what was a 6-point lead into a 36-14 halftime edge. Craig also pulled down ...

Eisenhower’s Jack Reynolds scored 10 points in a big Region 3 road win over Iroquois on Friday.

Knights rally past Iroquois, move into second place in Region 3

ERIE – Eisenhower rallied from a 3-point halftime deficit to earn a 41-31 Region 3 victory at Iroquois on Friday. The Knights outscored the Braves 25-12 in the second half as Jake Harvey led a balanced effort with 12 points. “We just kept battling back and tried to get the ball inside ...