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Youngsville Eagles

Youngsville outlasts Kane for tournament crown

The Youngsville Eagles are winning games with their defense, and Saturday’s Sheffield Sports Boosters title contest against Kane was the latest example of that. Trailing by one at halftime, the Eagles took control in the third quarter and held off the Wolves in the final moments for a ...

Eagles too much for Wolverines

A 9-0 first quarter run gave Youngsville all the cushion it would need in a 53-33 win over Sheffield in the semifinals of the Sheffield Sports Boosters Holiday Tournament Friday. The Eagles (6-3) methodically pulled away the rest of the game as the Wolverines defense wore down. The Wolverines ...

YHS girls beat Corry

CORRY, Pa. – Sadie Hoffman scored 15 points and Youngsville used an 8-1 third-quarter run to beat Corry, 30-21, in the Beavers’ Holiday Tournament on Thursday. The Lady Eagles (5-3), advance to the tournament championship game where they will meet Seneca (3-6), a 54-44 winner over ...

Busy slate of holiday sporting events on tap

The Warren Dragons will have an extra wrestling match on Friday. In a makeup with Meadville, they will now square off with the Bulldogs at 5 p.m. as part of a doubleheader, with their regularly scheduled match against Harbor Creek to follow at 7 p.m. That’s just one of many ...

Eagles close out Maplewood to pick up 5th win of season

A big second-quarter run and clutch free-throw shooting in the fourth quarter led Youngsville to a 53-44 Region 3 win over visiting Maplewood Monday. The Eagles went on a 16-0 run in the second quarter after the Tigers had taken a 16-12 lead. They then went 9-12 from the free-throw line in ...

Hoffman, YHS girls best Union City

UNION CITY, Pa. —Sadie Hoffman’s 24 points and Youngsville’s tenacious defense propelled the Eagles to a 46-37 Region 2 win at Union City Monday. Hoffman was held scoreless in the first quarter, but found her rhythm in the second and added 10 crucial fourth-quarter points. Meanwhile, ...

Knights claim 4 champions at STWOA, Dragons finish 4th

SALAMANCA, N.Y. – It was a big weekend for Warren County wrestlers at the Southern Tier Wrestling Officials Association Holiday Classic Tournament. Eisenhower’s Logan Jaquay, Easton Hedman, Josh Bortz and Cael Black all claimed individual titles, while the Warren Dragons finished fourth ...

Eagles’ defense puts the clamps on DCC

Youngsville overwhelmed DuBois Central Catholic on Saturday, turning in a dominant defensive effort on its way to a 50-26 victory. Coach Jesse DeLoof praised the effort of his defense, which gave up just 15 points over the final three quarters. “The defense was at a high-level today,” ...

County grapplers advance at STWOA

SALAMANCA, N.Y. —Fourteen Warren County wrestlers have advanced to the semifinals of the Souther Tier Wrestling Officials Association Holiday Classic Tournament in Salamanca, New York. Warren sent eight into Saturday’s action 2-0, while Eisenhower had five and Youngsville one. Ironically, ...

Lady Knights, Eagles suffer tough losses

For the first 16 minutes of Friday’s game against visiting Maplewood, Eisenhower was able to match the Tigers intensity and drive. Unfortunately for the Lady Knights, they couldn’t sustain that intensity through the second half as Maplewood pulled away for a 69-37 Region 2 win. “We ...

Eagles fall to Region 3 powerhouse Cambridge Springs

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. – Region 3 favorite Cambridge Springs used a big second quarter to pull away from Youngsville, 51-30 on Thursday. The Blue Devils (4-2 overall, 1-0 Region 3) led by just two, 16-14 at the end of the first quarter, but a 17-4 run in the second allowed them to take a ...

Statement win

A year ago, Youngsville had Cochranton on the brink of defeat at the Eagle’s Nest only to see the Cardinals stage a fourth quarter rally and escape with a win. The Eagles were determined not to let that happen again when the two teams met at Youngsville Tuesday. After giving up 15 points in ...

Youngsville falls to Maplewood; Ike tops Tidioute

Maplewood connected on five first-quarter 3-pointers and did just enough the rest of the way to grab a 59-34 win at Youngsville Monday. Jordan Roser hit three of the five 3s for the Lady Tigers, who built a 24-5 lead through the first eight minutes. Her shots all came in the first two minutes ...

Eagles use big third quarter run to beat Wolverines

In the blink of an eye, Friday’s county battle between Youngsville and Sheffield turned from a close game to a blowout. Leading by 10 at halftime, Gage Hendrickson scored nine points in less than two minutes and the Eagles outscored the Wolverines 25-4 in the third quarter en route to a ...

Cold shooting dooms Eagles in home opener against OC

Gage Hendrickson got the crowd up on its feet in the opening moments of Youngsville’s home opener against Oil City, hitting a 3 to start the game. Unfortunately for the Eagles, that was the only time in the game they led. Oil City, which was coming off a win over Bradford the night ...

Youngsville girls defeat Tidioute

Youngsville came into Tuesday’s game against Tidioute Charter with a plan to play “tenacious defense.” That plan certainly came together as the Eagles held the Bulldogs to just 3-45 from the field as Youngsville rolled to a 40-14 win. TCCS’s leading scorer, Nakiesha Krouse, was held to ...

Consolation prize

After a tough opener, the Youngsville and Sheffield girls basketball teams had a chance to right the ship in the consolation game of the Sheffield Tip-Off Tournament. Thanks to a balanced effort, it was the Lady Eagles who got their first win of the season, 34-20. “I’m really proud of ...

Eagles fall in RBV tourney title game

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Youngsville led at the half, but a big second half from West Shamokin lifted the Wolves to a 59-45 win in the championship game of the Redbank Valley Tip-Off Tournament Saturday evening. The Wolves’ Trevor Smulik was a 1-man wrecking crew, drilling six 3’s en route ...

Eagles power past Redbank Valley

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Youngsville coach Jesse DeLoof said simply: “That’s not a game we win last year.” That comment, even though it’s early in the season, speaks to the maturation of his Eagle squad. Behind 23 points and 12 rebounds from Gage Hendrickson, the Eagles battled past ...

Plenty of local flavor at Sheffield Tip-Off

The annual Sheffield Sports Boosters Tip-Off Tournament gets underway this afternoon as the Wolverines welcome boys and girls teams from across District 9 and District 10 to the Ralph J. Santo gymnasium. The Lady Wolverines face a field that includes Port Allegany, Mercer and cross-county ...