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Eisenhower Knights

WCSD starts online registration for fall sports on June 1

Due to COVID-19, the Warren County School District is conducting a pre-registration period beginning June 1 and ending on July 2. Those who register will not be required to pay a registration fee during the pre-registration period. The registration will be reopened so payment can be made once ...

Senior Day — Shelby Kuzminski

Today’s senior is Shelby Kuzminski of the Eisenhower softball team: Parents: Kristy and Jay Kuzminski Spring sport: Softball Position: Catcher Uniform number: 25 Coach: Rich Pascuzzi Other sports: Basketball Favorite sport memories: Stepping out on the field and going to ...

Senior Day — Payton Hefright

Today’s senior is Payton Hefright of the Eisenhower track and field team: Parents: Craig and Jennifer Hefright Spring sport: Track Events: Sprinter and jumper Coach: Darlene Beach Favorite sports memories: Last-minute relay teams just for fun, our ongoing game of tag, lit bus ...

Senior recognition

Photo submitted by Cody Elms Through a collaborative effort, Warren County School District and the Times Observer, along with a number of other sponsors — including Warren Manor, WCCBI, Cambridge Warren, and the Rouse — had yard signs made and placed at the entrance to all four district ...

Senior Day — Michelle Kingsley

Today’s senior is Michelle Kingsley of the Eisenhower track and field team: Parents: Nikki Kingsley, mother Spring sport: Track & Field Events: Hurdles & Jumping Coaches: Coach Beach & Coach Harris Favorite sports memories: Stay H.U.M.B.L.E, Working on improving ...

Senior Day — Dakota Chase

Today’s senior is Dakota Chase of the Eisenhower baseball and trapshooting teams: Parents: Steve and Chris Chase Spring sports: Baseball and trap Uniform number: 28 Coaches: Baseball — Clint Course and Derrick Jenson; trap — Ron Trawick and Carl Black Favorite sports memories: ...

Senior Day — Hope Hefright

Today’s senior is Hope Hefright of the Eisenhower track team: Parents: Jennifer and Craig Hefright Spring sport: Track Events: Sprinter Coach: Coach Beach and Coach Harris Other sports: Soccer Favorite sports memories: Getting a PR at districts, fun practices, miserable meets What is ...

Getting Younger

Some adults could be taught a lesson by 16-year-old Conner Younger. Drive by the Younger farm and Sugar Grove on a given day and you can find the sophomore figuring things out on his own. He’s got high aspirations, but Conner seems to be one that doesn’t necessarily need a coach barking ...

Senior Day — Caroline Smelko

Today’s senior is Caroline Smelko of the Eisenhower track & field team: Parents: Mike and Barb Smelko Spring Sport: track and field Events: 4x800 relay, 2-mile, and pole vault Coach: Darlene Beach, Sharron Harris Other Sports: soccer Favorite sports memories: bus rides, ...

Senior Day — Lindsay Finch

Today’s senior is Lindsay Finch of the Eisenhower track and field team: Parents: Tim and Patty Finch Spring Sport: Track and Field Positions: Long and Triple Jump, 1600, Javelin Coach: Darlene Beach Other Sports: Cross Country, Swimming Favorite Sports memories: Mars ...

County Hall of Fame nominations due by May 1

The Warren County Sports Hall of Fame will be closing nominations for its next induction class on Friday, May 1. This will be the last day that nomination forms will be accepted, so if you are considering nominating someone, do so by this date, according to WCSHOF President Nate Sandberg. ...

‘I wasn’t ready to stop’

Eisenhower High School senior Rachel Frederick has announced she will be playing women’s soccer at Mercyhurst North East in the fall. The Region 3 first-team all-region all-star as a defender takes pride in how much her high school team has improved over the year’s and it’s thanks, in ...

Trying to find the words

This took a while to write. And anyone who knows me knows I can usually knock out a story pretty quickly and this took several hours. But as I looked at the calendar full of games that wouldn’t be played, and thought about the seniors who wouldn’t get their final season, the words just ...

In uncertain times, Eisenhower’s Penley embraces leadership role

Adversity reveals character. That is true now more than ever, as both the United States and the world as a whole are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. As a history teacher, head football coach and athletic director at Eisenhower, Jim Penley is a leader – a leader of young people who need ...

Spring Sports: To you, from us

Dear coaches and student-athletes, We understand how difficult a time this is for you, to put so much work into your respective sports, only to deal with the uncertainty that life brings us. These are uncharted times for all of us, and, while we hope the spring sports season can carry on in ...

Home alone

There have been a litany of takes and perspectives since the sporting world essentially shut down in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic last week. Athletes and coaches have discussed what it was like to have their seasons abruptly ended, fans continue to share on social media how ...

Spring sports in limbo after school closure

The spring sports season across the state has joined winter championships in a state of limbo after Governor Tom Wolf announced a statewide closure of schools Friday in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The boys and girls basketball tournaments and 2A swimming and diving ...

Lanzel named Assistant Coach of the Year

Navy track and field assistant coach and 1999 Eisenhower High School graduate Aaron Lanzel was selected as the Mid-Atlantic Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year for the 2020 indoor track and field season. For Lanzel, who is in his second year as the distance coach at Navy, it is his first ...

Triple threat

HERSHEY, Pa. — This winter season had already seen a number of “first time in a long time” moments. It got quite a few more at the Giant Center in Hershey Friday as Sheffield’s Ethan Finch and Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Cael Black became the first trio of Warren County wrestlers ...