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Youngsville Eagles

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 ...

Letter to the Sports Editor

Congratulations to the Eagles on heading for the playoffs on Friday. In the 1949-50 season, Youngsville played Rocky Grove in our 1st quarterfinal game. I was a second-stringer that year as a center. We had a set of twins on the team as did the Rocky Grove team. They ended up with the win. ...

Flying high

The gym is quiet, except for the sound of the basketball hitting the floor and going through the hoop. A young group of Youngsville Eagles, drenched in sweat in the heat of summer, are hard at work trying to change a culture. It wasn’t that long ago that it was that quiet on game days as ...

Wrestling postseason set to begin

The road to Hershey starts today for Eisenhower and Youngsville wrestlers. Grapplers from those teams take their first step in the individual postseason when the District 10 Section 1 AA Tournament starts today in Meadville. Weigh-ins begin at 3 p.m. with action set to start at 4:15 p.m. ...

D-10 releases basketball playoff brackets

The wait is over. Well, mostly. District 10 released the brackets for boys and girls basketball playoffs Wednesday and three Warren County teams now know their path to a district title. Two of the three, however, will have to wait a few days more to find out who their first opponent will ...

Eagles knock off Knights to secure their most wins in a quarter-century

Two years ago, a 4-win Youngsville team took a playoff-bound Eisenhower squad to the brink on their home floor in its regular-season finale. Flash forward to Tuesday night and many of those same Eagles who were either freshmen or sophomores at the time, were on the floor as they took care of ...

Kesterholt nets career-high as Eagles pick up road win

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – With just one game remaining in the regular season, the Youngsville Eagles are riding a wave of momentum. Behind a career-high 20 points from Ethan Kesterholt, the Eagles improved to 16-5 overall and 9-2 in Region 3 with a 70-62 road win at Saegertown on Friday. ...

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 ...

1K for Gage!

UNION CITY, Pa. – Gage Hendrickson has been a monumental reason for the success of the Youngsville boys basketball program, as they went from a 4-win team his sophomore year to 15 wins and counting this season. On Tuesday, he reached an impressive milestone, surpassing 1,000 career points ...