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Sheffield Wolverines

Wolverines snap 23-game slide with convincing win over Cameron County

For the first time in 23 games, the Sheffield Wolverines broke down in a postgame victory huddle, letting out a wave of emotion that only victory can bring out. The entire team then went over to senior Walker Kyler who was gulping down water, exhausted on an 80-plus degree day from having to ...

Wolverines set to face off with Red Raiders

The Sheffield Wolverines go hunting for their first victory of the season this afternoon when they welcome the Cameron County Red Raiders to town for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff on Wolverine Mountain. Both teams come into the contest with a record of winless, Sheffield at 0-4 and Cameron County 0-3, ...

Youngsville edges Sheffield in county clash

Youngsville and Sheffield volleyball players might start carpooling to matches together at this rate. For the third time already in this young season, the Lady Eagles and Lady Wolverines met on the court. They had a preseason scrimmage together, then split their two meetings at the Brockway ...

Sheffield falls at Redbank

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Redbank Valley scored two touchdowns in the opening three minutes of the game and never looked back en route to a 61-28 win over Sheffield on Friday in a District 9 League Small School North-South crossover. The Bulldogs (4-0) led 48-6 at halftime. Sheffield (0-4) ...

Eisenhower beats county rival Tidioute; Youngsville picks up first win

Outside of an 8-0 run in the second set, Thursday’s clash between Warren County rivals Tidioute and Eisenhower was about as even as it could be. The Knights came away with a 3-0 sweep over the visiting Bulldogs, but TCCS made Eisenhower earn every point. “They’re a scrappy team,” ...

Warren volleyball topples Erie

ERIE, Pa. – Warren volleyball finished its season-opening road trip with a 25-8, 25-23 and 25-14 win at Erie Tuesday. It was the first dual match win of the season for the Dragons. “It was a nice team effort in the win,” Warren coach Mike Dolan said. “We passed pretty well and gave ...

Sheffield drops opener to Johnsonburg

An often-used cliche in sports following a loss is, “we beat ourselves.” That was literally true for the Sheffield volleyball team in a 3-0 loss to visiting Johnsonburg Tuesday. Of the 75 points the Lady Rams needed to beat the Lady Wolverines, 37 came in the form of unforced errors. ...

Wolverines nearly pull off victory

Sheffield nearly had its first win since 2016, but the Wolverines will have to wait another week after a heartbreaking 20-14 loss to Union/A-C Valley. Walker Kyler threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes – one each to Mirahn Price and Jihad Bennett. Bennett’s touchdown was electric, ...

‘Serving’ the community: Lemay is a coach on the go

The evaluations, it seems, never end. Even on an off day, and right after that evening’s practice, eval reports were coming in. This time, it was over the phone. Such is the life of a home health care physical therapist, a high school volleyball coach and, in this case, both. But that’s ...

Hubbers blank Wolverines

It’s amazing how quickly things can turn in a football game. The Sheffield Wolverines learned that lesson the hard way in their 40-0 season-opening loss at Smethport on Friday night. Sheffield’s opening drive looked like a three-and-out until punter Jihad Bennett ran around the right ...

Fall Sports

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry Warren Area High School’s varsity volleyball team won its first District 10 title last season, advancing all the way to the state championship match. From left, seniors Grace Wortman and Lex Nyquist, and junior Jordan Sitler return as captains for the ...

Dragons, Wolverines, Knights set to embark on 2019 campaigns

It’s here! The 2019 high school football season officially kicks off tonight with a pair of games. The Warren Dragons travel to Fairview to face the Tigers, while the Sheffield Wolverines are also on the road against the Smethport Hubbers. The Eisenhower Knights, meanwhile, will host ...

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 ...