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Sheffield Wolverines

Sheffield’s Finch second at D-9 championships

CLEARFIELD, Pa. – While he didn’t repeat as a District 9 champion, Sheffield’s Ethan Finch is heading back to the Northwest Regional, and another trip to states is clearly within his sights. After winning his first two matches on Friday at 182, Finch (27-8) was setup with a semifinal ...

Finch through to D-9 semis

CLEARFIELD, Pa. – So far, so good for Sheffield junior Ethan Finch as he seeks back-to-back District 9 wrestling titles. Finch (26-7) was dominant in his two matches at 182 pounds on Day 1 of the District 9 Class AA wrestling championships on Friday, earning a pair of first-period pins to ...

Wolverines ready for D-9 championships

A year ago, Sheffield’s Ethan Finch caught a lot of District 9 by surprise when he took home both the 170-pound D-9 title and the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler award. As the 4-seed, Finch knocked off the top seed in the semifinals and the No. 2 seed in the finals to take home the ...

Closing strong

Sheffield won three of the four contested matches, all by pinfall, and took the rest by forfeit to close out the regular season with a 72-3 win over visiting Cameron County Wednesday. The outcome of the match was never in doubt, though the Wolverines gave their fans reason to stay til the end ...

Wolverines deck Eagles

Sheffield won two matches by pin, two by tech fall and five by forfeit en route to a 52-24 win over county rival Youngsville on Thursday. The host Eagles, who honored Jake DeSimone and Devon Morrison on Senior Night, got all four of their wins via fall. Starting at 106, the Wolverines ...

Coming up clutch

“Winners always want the ball in their hands when the game’s on the line” —The Replacements Though she didn’t shoot particularly well from the field in the second half, Tidioute’s Nakiesha Krouse wanted the ball in her hands knowing Sheffield was going to foul in the waning ...

Sheffield pins Clarion

The Sheffield Wolverines received eight wins via forfeit in rolling to a 66-12 win over Clarion on Tuesday. Landon Mead (152) and Ethan Finch (195) both won via first-period fall, while Kevin Marfink earned a third-period pin at 145 in the final match of the night. – – – ...

Knights roll to Region 3 win over visiting Maplewood

A 9-2 second-quarter run broke the game open and Eisenhower methodically pulled away from visiting Maplewood the rest of the way for a 69-53 Region 3 win Friday. Maplewood’s Gage Bahle was unable to complete a 3-point play with 3:50 to go in the second quarter to leave the Tigers down one, ...

Sheffield grapplers fall to Cranberry

CRANBERRY, Pa. — Eight of Cranberry’s nine match wins came with bonus points as the Berries doubled-up visiting Sheffield, 48-24, Thursday. Cranberry picked up five pinfalls, a forfeit, a tech fall and major decision as well as a win by decision. Sheffield got bonus points in three of its ...

Sheffield holds off Brockway

Sheffield jumped out to a big early lead, then held off a late rally for a 48-43 win over visiting Brockway Wednesday. The Wolverines led 33-15 at the half, but scored just 15 points in the second half. Alec Freemer connected on four of his five 3-pointers in the second half to get the Rovers ...

Board mulls participation fund changes

For most of a decade, booster groups throughout Warren County have been covering funding shortfalls for sports programs. During years of state-level education spending cuts in the early 2010s, Warren County School District cut the amount of funding provided to sports. The district instituted ...

Wolverines drop heartbreaker to Smethport

Sheffield walked off the Ralph J. Santo Gymnasium floor on Monday night feeling like they let one slip away. The Wolverines jumped out to an 11-0 lead on Smethport and led for nearly the entire game, but Hunter Helsley’s jumper with 10 seconds left gave the visiting Hubbers a 46-44 lead ...

Sheffield girls battle Kane

Sheffield’s Marissa Grubbs looks for an open teammate while being defended by Kane’s Hannah Brown during the first half of their AML North contest on Friday at Ralph J. Santo Gymnasium. The Wolverines fell to their rivals by a score of 42-11.

Sheffield girls come up just short against Rocky Grove

Sheffield’s inexperience in close games showed late in Wednesday’s 34-30 loss to visiting Rocky Grove. The Wolverines had multiple opportunities to tie or take the lead with less than a minute remaining and turned the ball over each time without registering a single shot. The final ...

Wolverines pin Owls

Sheffield picked up six pins and three forfeits on its way to a 54-30 win over Bradford Tuesday. The Wolverines began the match with three straight pinfall wins and rolled off another three straight near the end of the match to secure the team victory. Every contested match was decided via ...

Eisenhower, Sheffield girls take tough road losses

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. — For as hot a shooting performance as the Eisenhower girls basketball team had at home Monday, they were just as cold at Cambridge Springs Tuesday. The Lady Knights grabbed an early lead, but couldn’t sustain it as the Blue Devils went on a run and sealed the game ...

Johnsonburg snaps Sheffield’s 3-game winning streak

The Sheffield Wolverines came into Monday’s matchup with Johnsonburg riding a 3-game winning streak. The Rams’ hot-shooting ended that however, as they went on a 21-4 third-quarter run en route to a 77-49 win at Ralph J. Santo Gymnasium. “They’re a really good team and we knew ...

DuBois CC defense too much for Sheffield girls

DuBois Central Catholic held Sheffield scoreless for a stretch of 10:42 over the second and third periods en route to a 57-20 win Friday. The Lady Cardinals aggressive defense led to some quick transition points and allowed them to turn a 9-3 first quarter advantage into a 32-8 halftime lead ...

Sheffield wrestlers fall at home to Port Allegany

Port Allegany showed why they are on a very short list of the best wrestling teams in District 9 on Tuesday, handing Sheffield a 69-12 setback. The Wolverines had a pair of impressive performances, starting with Ethan Finch at 182. The junior standout needed just 2:53 to pin Dalton Distrola. ...