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September 17th, 2011

Kane volleyball vs. Sheffield

September 17, 2011

The Kane Lady Wolves evened their season record to 2-2 with a 3-game sweep of the Sheffield Wolverines 25-7, 25-15, 25-22.
“We played fairly consistently all night and passed the ball well for the most part," Kane coach Judy Kessler said. "A few of the girls moved around tonight because of an injury so it was nice to see them adapt very well and play as if they’ve been in those spots since the beginning.”

Myrtle L. Harris

September 17, 2011

Myrtle L. Harris, 67, of Oak Lane, passed away on Sunday evening, Sept. 11, 2011, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born Nov. 5, 1943, in Braddock, a daughter of the late Wallace G. and Rosaline A. (Heinz) Schleicher. On April 30, 1972, she married Ralph W. Harris Sr. who preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 2010.

Earlier in her life she had been employed as a waitress and a nursing care assistant. She retired after more than 20 years of service as a truck driver with Shaffer Trucking.

September 16th

Cross country Wolves fall short to Chucks

September 16, 2011

PUNXSUTAWNEY – In recent Cross country action, the Varsity boys lost to the Punxsutawney Chucks 18-41.
“We just got out-gunned,” said head coach Adam Smelko. “They had a lot of guys in the middle of their pack we couldn’t come back from that, even though we ran pretty well.”

Randy Lawrence Nelson Jr.

September 16, 2011

Randy Lawrence Nelson Jr., 25, of 7 Midnoon Dr., Martinsburg, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, in Martinsburg.
He was born May 31, 1986 in Pittsburgh to Randy Lawrence Sr. and Deborah Kay Beasley Nelson, of Martinsburg.
He was a 2004 graduate of Hedgesville High School, where he was involved in the drama club, show choir and soccer. He attended Blue Ridge Community College and received his bachelor's degree from Shepherd University and was working toward his masters degree at American Public University System in Charles Town.

September 15th

St. Marys Area golfers split with Ridgway and Kane

September 15, 2011

The St. Marys Area High School golf team split with Ridgway and Kane on Wednesday afternoon as they defeated the Kane Wolves 223-257, but lost to the Ridgway Elkers 208-223 on Wednesday afternoon at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
Ridgway's Jesse Reynolds was the overall medalist for the day with a three-over-par round of 38. Kane's Ryan Greto led his team with a 44. Low scorers for St. Marys Area were Rudy Gleixner and Sam Miller with 40s.

Charles R. "Chuck" Hultman Sr.

September 15, 2011

Charles R. "Chuck" Hultman Sr., age 74, of 200 Broad St., Brockway, died September 13, 2011 at U.P.M.C. - Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born May 21, 1937, in Kane, son of Charles W. and Viola Anderson Hultman
He was married to Judith A. Runyan, she preceded him in death Oct. 19, 2003

September 14th

Wolves shut out Ridgway, 3-0

September 14, 2011

The Kane Wolves varsity soccer team traveled to Ridgway Tuesday afternoon to take on the Ridgway Elkers for the third game of the season and came away with a 3-0 shutout win.
Due to Friday’s scheduled home game with Dubois Central Catholic being cancelled because of weather, Kane had their third straight league game on the road.

ECC tops Kane in five sets

September 14, 2011

In a match that started and ended poorly but was well played in the middle, the Lady Wolves fell short against the Elk County Crusaders in a five-set match.
"We started off on the wrong foot by allowing ECC point runs in the first game and allowing them to control us," said Kane head girls varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "Then in our middle games we did a lot of good things, passing well and attacking well from good setting.
"At the end of the match, once we were in trouble at 5-0 it all just sort of crumbled from underneath us."

Adventures of a wildlife photographer: "Hummers"

September 14, 2011

I’ve mentioned hummingbirds many times in my writings, but never have actually written much about them. We are only a week or so from fall, and, yes, I still have my hummingbird feeder up. I watched two hummers this morning, so they are still around. Taking down your hummingbird feeders on Labor Day doesn’t send a message to these little guys to go south. They know when to go, and your hummingbird feeders have nothing to do with it.

September 13th

Ridgway shuts down Kane offense

September 13, 2011

The Kane girls soccer team falls to an aggressive Ridgway team 5-0.
"We weren't able to play to our strengths and capitalize on some of the scoring opportunities we were given," said Kane head girls soccer coach Allie Saquin. "The Ridgway team wanted it more than us, that was the bottom line; they played well as a team and took control of the field for the majority of the game.

The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team defeated the visiting Kane Wolves by a score of 205-218...
The Kane Cross Country team has been making steady improvement as the runners move into the final...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball squad won their third straight match last night as they...

 

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