Archive - Sports Article
November 21st, 2014
CLARION â€“ The Kane Wolves won the District 9 Class A Championship on Friday night with a 33-14 win over the Brockway Rovers. In a game much closer than the final score indicated, the Wolves pulled away in the final two minutes to win their second district title, the first coming in 2007. The Wolves used a balanced running attack, stout defense and timely passes to earn their title.
The Kane Wolves and Brockway Rovers have taken winding roads to get to Friday nightâ€™s District 9 Class A championship game. Both teams began their season 4-0 before struggling mid-season. Both Todd Silfiesâ€™ Wolves and Frank Zoccoâ€™s Rovers regrouped in time for the playoffs and won first round games against higher seeded opponents. After the Wolves dispatched the Elk County Catholic Crusaders 39-0 and the Rovers beat Redbank Valley 28-14, Kane followed up with an 18-8 win over KSAC champ Clarion while Brockway defeated Union 35-22.
Thursday Night Football 11/13
Miami (6-4) 22 vs
Buffalo (5-5) 9
Miami QB Ryan Tannehill threw 2 second half touchdowns to rally a comeback victory over Buffalo. Buffalo was moving the ball up and down the field early, but could not seem to find the end zone to cap drivers. They clung to a 9-3 lead as they kept Miami in check. Tannehill was able to rally his teamâ€™s offense to score 19 unanswered points to seal the game and second place in the AFC East.
Houston (5-5) 23 @
Cleveland (6-4) 7
DuBOIS â€“ In a game that few people outside of the borough of Kane expected, the Wolves scored 18 unanswered points against the Clarion Bobcats to defeat the stateâ€™s fifth-ranked Class A team 18-8 in DuBois on Saturday night. The Wolvesâ€™ defense held the high-powered Bobcat offense to single digits as Kaneâ€™s offense dominated the time of possession.
The Kane Wolves football team will try to keep the season alive when they take on the Clarion Bobcats Saturday evening at DuBois High School Stadium. The Wolves defeated Elk County Catholic 39-0 last Saturday while the Bobcats defeated Curwensville 34-13 on Friday to set up the district semifinal showdown.
Kane coach Todd Silfies, who has led the team to a 7-3 record, calls the Clarion squad a â€śvery talented and well coached team.â€ť
ST. MARYS â€“ The Kane Wolves got redemption for a loss earlier in the season to Elk County Catholic on Saturday night at Dutch Country Stadium. Although the Wolves outplayed the Crusaders back on Oct. 17 at Paul R Miller Stadium, the boys from Elk County spoiled Kaneâ€™s Senior Recognition night by capitalizing on Wolvesâ€™ turnovers and squeaking out a 13-12 win. The Wolves won the battle of the turnovers on Saturday night and dominated from start to finish as they won convincingly 39-0.
The Kane Wolves are looking to avenge a late season 13-12 loss to Elk County Catholic when they take on the Crusaders Saturday night in the first round of the District 9 Class A playoffs. The Wolves enter the postseason with a 6-3 record and are the sixth seed while the third-seeded Crusaders come into the playoffs sporting a 7-2 record.
Iâ€™ve often photographed birds that have bands on their legs. My conception of this process was the fact that someone was trying to keep track of these birds, somewhere or somehow. Iâ€™m still no expert at the whole idea of the process, but Iâ€™m willing to learn. I also have an ulterior motive up my sleeve, and thatâ€™s to take a picture of some rare bird that I havenâ€™t seen before! So far, that last part hasnâ€™t worked out so well, but Iâ€™m working on it.
STRATTANVILLE â€“ The Kane Wolves ended October like they began itâ€¦ with a victory. While the two games in between were heartbreaking one-point losses, the Wolves took advantage of a week eight bye and regrouped to end their regular season with a convincing 48-6 win over Clarion-Limestone in Strattanville on a rainy, cold Friday night.
The board of directors of the Kane Wrestling Club is asking for donations to help build a wrestling complex on a parcel of land that the club has recently purchased.
The club, which has been in existence since the mid-1970s, has been a significant part of the Kane community since that time. Hundreds of Kane area youths have been a part of the organization over the past four decades.