football

PHOTOS: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Competition

Last Friday, a teacher from Ellwood City and Beaver Falls squared against each other in a football-tossing challenge, called Alex’s Lemonade Stand, to raise awareness and money for childhood cancer. The fundraising idea came from Cara Atkinson, leader of the Hope Club at Ellwood City, who said the outcome was definitely worth it and that she hopes to do it again next year. Ellwood won raising $982 and Beaver Falls raised $502. $300 was raised at the game and Ellwood continued their fundraising all this week to hopefully reach a final goal of $2,000. Check out the photos of the…


Ellwood City Football Tickets on Sale

Tickets for the Ellwood City vs Aliquippa game will be sold in the high school main office Thursday and Friday from 7:30a.m. – 2:00p.m. NO STUDENT TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE GATE ALL TICKETS SOLD AT GAME WILL BE $5.00 PRE-SALE PRICE STUDENT – $ 1.00 ADULT    – $5.00


PHOTOS: Wolverines tame the Tigers, Break the Streak

The Wolverines came into the evening with their backs against the wall – 0-2 on the season, a 14-game losing streak, and more importantly, the defending 3A State Title team was their opponent for week 3. But when push came to shove, the Wolverines proved stronger – ousting the Tigers in commanding fashion 28-0 Friday night. The battle of new coaches also were impacted on the evening, as both teams (BF – HC Nardone, EC – HC Hand) had to prove something on the evening coming in 0-2 on the young season. EC’s losses were against a solid Central Valley…


Defense Shines for Both Teams, Vikings Win by Late Field Goal

Defense wins championships. It’s the famous phrase by many in football. Both teams on the field friday night proved worthy of winning based upon defensive play; however, only one team may prevail. The Hopewell Vikings were able to get that last push to win last night’s game over the Wolverines. The first quarter accounted for only 7 total drives by both teams as the quarter only took 20 minutes of actual time. Both teams could not establish a good drive as both defenses looked stellar on the evening. Special teams played spoiler on the evening as Tyler Sabo for the…


Riverside and Lincoln Football Tickets for Sale

Student tickets for Riverside High School’s home game Friday will only be available from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. daily this week at the district athletic office. No sales will occur during lunch. Student tickets are $2, but are not available at the gate before the game. Tickets at the gate are $5. Ellwood City vs. Hopewell tickets are being pre-sold at the high school, no student tickets will be sold at the gate. Student tickets are $3 and adults are $5.  


PHOTOS: Wolverines Fall To Central Valley In Season Opener

After one quarter, things looked bright for the Wolverines as the early score was only 7-0 Central Valley, but…football is a four-quarter sport. You can even say the Wolverines had a decent second half only giving up another 7 points there. However, the second quarter turned out to be the big blow for the Wolverines as 4 scores alone in the quarter put things out of reach by halftime in the resulting 42-7 Central Valley victory on Friday night. Ellwood City looked to move the ball in the first quarter by mostly rushing the ball. The trenches played rough for…


WXED to Air Live Wolverines Football Coverage

Ellwood City’s very own radio station, WXED, will now be airing the Wolverine’s home games live, hosted by their resident on-air personality, Troy Robert. Robert, who is the current radio host of another show on WXED, Talking Sports With the Youngster and Old Man, has high expectations for the new addition. “Although I’m not from Ellwood City, after working here I have learned how to tailor my content to the interest of the community, and one thing I learned is that Ellwood City loves local high school football.” After playing and coaching many sports throughout his life, Robert described himself…


First Game of Season: Wolverines Vs. Central Valley

The Ellwood City Wolverines football team will be challenged by Central Valley this Friday during their first official match of the season. The game will be played at Helling Stadium and presale tickets are now being sold. Tickets can be purchased at the high school’s main office today, Thursday 8/31, from 7:30 am – 3:00 pm and tomorrow, Friday 9/1, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. The cost of the tickets are as follows: Students $1.00 Adults $4.00 No student tickets will be sold at the gate on Friday all tickets will be $5.00.


Back to School: Fall Sports Media Day Q&A

School is just around the corner – first day of class for Lincoln High School students is Wednesday – and the players of the fall sports are gearing up for their first games of the year. Players from all fall sports, coaches, cheerleaders and media assembled at Helling Stadium on Thursday as part of fall sports media day. We were able to catch up with some local athletes and here is what one player from each of the sports teams has to say about their upcoming season: FOOTBALL Toby Kelly Grade: 12 Parents: Sammy Jo and Justin Kelly Years playing football: A…


Back to School: Wolverines Football Site to Introduce HD Live Streaming

Along with the general yearly updates to the schedule and roster, the official Ellwood City Wolverines website is expecting to make further changes for this upcoming season, with the biggest alteration being the addition of high-definition live streaming for both home and away games. After experiencing less than ideal live streaming incidents last season, Bradly Windhorst, the site owner and operator, has made every effort to ensure this year will be a huge improvement. “Last year I tried streaming from my phone, which had it’s problems especially because of service, so this year I bought all new streaming equipment including…