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Youngsville Eagles

PIAA says no change to winter championships, spring sports

As the calendar gets set to flip to April, there is no update on the completion of winter sports championships and the start of the spring sports season. That, according to the PIAA, in a news release sent out on Monday. The PIAA Board of Directors met via teleconference and continued to ...

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 ...

Eagles’ historic season comes to an end

MCMURRAY, Pa. – The 1-2 punch of Jake DiMichele and Dante Spadafora were as advertised for Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. DiMichele scored 28 and Spadafora 24 to lead the Chargers (25-1) to 79-31 win over Youngsville in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A basketball championships on ...

Eagles confident heading into first state game since 1992

The Youngsville Eagles know what’s in front of them when they take on Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A state championships on Saturday (Peters Township High School, 6 p.m.) They don’t care that they are a heavy underdog against a team that is ranked No. ...

Prepping for states

Youngsville’s Timber Bower defends teammate Austin Peterson during practice, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at YEMS. The Eagles are hard at work as they prepare for the program’s first state playoff game since 1992. They will travel to Peters Township High School on Saturday at 6 p.m. to take on ...

Jaquay, Black, Finch through to NW Region semifinals

SHARON, Pa. – Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay and Cael Black and Sheffield’s Ethan Finch rolled into the semifinals at the Northwest Regional Class 2A Wrestling Championships on Friday at Sharon High School. All three received first-round byes, and they all took care of business in the ...

Eagles fall victim to hot-shooting Blue Devils

MEADVILLE, Pa. – The third time wasn’t the charm for the Youngsville Eagles on Friday. After losing two competitive games to Cambridge Springs in the regular season, the two teams met in the District 10 Class 2A third-place game with plenty on the line despite both having already ...

Number of local wrestlers aiming to get to states at NW AA regional

Four Knights, two Eagles and a Wolverine embark on Sharon High School this weekend for the Northwest Regional Class AA wrestling championships. The goal? Be one of four left standing in their respective weight classes and earn a trip to the ‘big dance,’ the PIAA state championships in ...

Eagles, Blue Devils to meet for third time in consolation game

The Youngsville Eagles were hoping for another crack at the Cambridge Springs Blue Devils in the District 10 Class 2A championship game. Instead, the two teams will meet in the consolation game, with the Eagles falling to Farrell and the Blue Devils to Lakeview in the semifinals. As ...

Second-quarter surge sends Steelers past Eagles

OIL CITY, Pa. – It happened in the blink of an eye. The Youngsville Eagles were hanging right with the Farrell Steelers in their District 10 Class 2A semifinal game late into the second quarter. But then, lightning struck. The Steelers went on a 17-2 run in the final 2:30 before ...

Eagles ready for next test against state-ranked Steelers

Heading into Friday’s District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal game against Rocky Grove, Youngsville head coach Jesse DeLoof thought his team had played in, and won, just about every type of game there was. He thought they had, anyway. In their 45-39 win over the Orioles, the Eagles had to find ...

Four Knights, two Eagles advance to regionals

SHARON, Pa. – There were plenty of highs and lows for Eisenhower, as well as Youngsville, at the District 10 Class 2A wrestling championships on Saturday. When the dust settled, four Knights – Logan Jaquay, Cael Black, Gannon Jaquay and Jesse Gourley, and two Eagles – Collin Clough and ...

Youngsville, Warren boys hoops to play doubleheader at Oil City

Oil City High School is the place to be for Warren County’s high school basketball teams. On Saturday, the Warren girls joined the Youngsville and Warren boys in a Warren County quarterfinal sweep with a 61-30 win over Meadville. Now, all three will be playing their semifinal games at ...

Team effort

OIL CITY, Pa. — Youngsville boys basketball coach Jesse DeLoof has often stressed how interchangeable his players are. The Eagles proved him right during their 45-39 District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal win over Rocky Grove at Oil City High School Friday. The Eagles held off the Orioles ...

Ike’s Jaquay, Black advance to D-10 semis

SHARON, Pa. – Eisenhower wrestling standouts Logan Jaquay and Cael Black flexed their muscles on Day 1 of the District 10 Class 2A wrestling championships on Friday at Sharon High School. The senior Jaquay and the sophomore Black both advanced to the semifinal round, while most of their ...

Eagles set for quarterfinal battle with Orioles

After picking up the program’s first playoff win in 28 years last week, Youngsville coach Jesse DeLoof knows what his team needs to do to get another win tonight in the District 10 Class 2A quarterfinals against Rocky Grove. Execute. “The playoffs are a different animal,” DeLoof said. ...

Knights, Eagles set to embark on Sharon for District 10 championships

Thirteen Warren County wrestlers kept their seasons alive last weekend at sectionals. Tonight, they look to take the next step as the District 10 AA Tournament gets underway at Sharon High School. Ten Eisenhower Knights and three Youngsville Eagles will gun for a district title, or top ...