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October 6th, 2014

Kane Tornadoes sweep Portville Panthers

October 6, 2014

The Kane Tornado Pee Wees played two games against the Portville Panthers on Sept. 28 and won both contests.
In the first game of the day, the Kane Pee Wees won by a score of 20-12 behind three touchdowns by Dane Anderson. Anderson rushed for more than 100 yards against the Panthers in his big game. Brady Danielson provided the Tornado’s other points when he tackled the Portville quarterback in the end zone for a safety. The Kane coaches were pleased with the team’s play on both sides of the ball, especially Ethan Illerbrun, who had several nice runs and also recovered a fumble on defense.

October 5th

Kane Area United Fund opens drive to raise $40,000

October 5, 2014

The annual Kane Area United Fund campaign is underway to raise $40,000 for 18 agencies that improve the quality of life for local adults and children.
Jennifer Macey, past president of the volunteer Board of Directors and the current board treasurer, said the goal has been bumped up to $40,000 in an effort to provide more aid for the member agencies.
“Most of our agencies have not had increases in years,” Macey said in announcing a $4,000 increase in the goal. “It will be a challenge, but we are hoping Kane area residents will respond by giving a little more.”

Lady Wolves rally falls short in 3-2 loss to Keystone

October 5, 2014

The Kane Lady Wolves started out slowly in Saturday morning’s loss to the Keystone Lady Panthers and it cost them in a 3-2 loss in Kane’s Senior Recognition game. The visiting Lady Panthers had several good scoring opportunities during the first half but some nice saves by Kane goalie Daria Huckabone and a couple of shots that ricocheted off of the crossbar had the home team down only 1-0 at the half.

Wolves soccer team celebrates Senior Recognition with 6-1 win

October 5, 2014

The Kane boys’ soccer team honored the teams’ six seniors prior to Saturday afternoon’s game with Keystone. The Wolves sent the Senior Recognition crowd home happy with a 6-1 win over the Panthers.
Kane’s offense had a number of good opportunities to score early, but the shots were either stopped by the Keystone goalie or missed wide. Senior Chris Cummings got the home team on the scoreboard about 10 minutes in when the senior stepped in front of a goal kick, slipped, somehow regained his balance and drilled the ball by the goalie for the 1-0 lead.

October 3rd

Wolves deliver Homecoming win over Rovers

October 4, 2014

Senior kicker Dillon Mattis drilled a clutch field goal with eight seconds left in the game to lift the Kane Wolves to a thrilling 9-7 win over the Brockway Rovers Friday night at Paul R Miller Stadium.
The Wolves’ homecoming game began in a downpour, and both teams struggled to move the ball. Brockway received the opening kick and moved backwards a few yards before punting to the home team. Kane returned the favor as a fumbled snap on second down led to a three-and-out.

Kane school district enrollment continues to decline

October 4, 2014

Student enrollment in the Kane Area School District continues to decline.
According to figures obtained from the administration, the 2014-15 school year began with 1,190 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
This is a drop of only three from the last day of school in June. However, the total is 27 less than the beginning of classes in Kane for the 2013-14 school year.
The current school year began in Kane with 46 fewer students than two years ago—2012-13—when 1,236 started classes.

School is asked to consider a recycling program

October 3, 2014

Each year, classes in the Kane Area School District celebrate “Earth Day” with discussions and projects on environmental issues.
The school district is being asked to “practice what we preach.”
Speaking at a school board committee meeting this week, Scott Colson of Kane asked the district to consider a recycling program to reduce the amount of solid waste buried at the Casella landfill near Hutchins.

Kane earns road win over Brookville

October 3, 2014

BROOKVILLE – "If I had to sum up our match in a word, it would be 'perseverance,'" said Kane head varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler following the team's road win over Brookville. "The girls never gave up on the match against the Brookville Raiders from beginning to end. We had leads that we kept and leads we gave away but we battled all night long for this win. Sometimes when you get in the hole two games, there's no getting out of it.

October 2nd

2 submit applications for school board vacancy

October 2, 2014

Two residents of the Kane Area School District (KASD) have submitted applications to fill a vacancy on the nine-member school board.
The candidates are identified as Shana Snyder and Scott Paul.
According to a social media network, both Snyder and Paul are listed as members of the Concerned Parents of KASD. This group formed last year and reportedly has more than 600 members.
There currently is a vacancy on the school board due to the resignation of Gary Ziegler.
Wednesday was the deadline to file applications and resumes to fill the vacant seat on the volunteer board.

Strong show of support for missing Marine evident at vigil

October 2, 2014

RIDGWAY – Hope.
This was the resounding sentiment expressed at Thursday evening's candlelight vigil for U.S. Marine Corporal Donovan E. Clancy, 26, a Ridgway native who went missing Friday after wading in heavy surf on the shore of Tinian, a small island in the Northern Marianas Islands in the Guam region (situated near Guam).

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