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Playing just one good quarter does not win many basketball games.
The Kane High Wolves found this out Friday night in their season opener at home.
Kane wrestling head coach Mike Swartwood does not have a huge roster, with 15 athletes on the team competing for spots in 14 weight classes. While the quantity of wrestlers on the squad donâ€™t give coach Swartwood much wiggle room for maneuvering, the quality of the wrestlers that he can put on the mat would make most high school coaches jealous.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team will have a decidedly new look this season. Gone are seven familiar faces to graduation, including Kane all-time leading scorer Kaila Jamerson and all-time assist leader Dawn Saquin.
Kane head coach Dave Kiehl, now in his sixth season at the helm of the Lady Wolves, will have to find players capable of getting the ball in the hoop. According to Kiehlâ€™s figures, the returning players scored an average of seven points per game of the Lady Wolves 50-point average last season.
New coach. New uniforms. New system. Kane Wolves basketball fans should be ready for some changes between last yearâ€™s team and the 2013-2014 Wolves.
Kane's Sydney Dyne goes up for a shot during Saturday's scrimmage against St. Marys. Practice for winter sports seasons began last Monday for KHS basketball and wrestling teams. Dyne and the Lady Wolves will open their season on Monday, Dec. 9 on the road against Elk County Catholic.
MT. JEWETT â€“Â Activity at the bear check station at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall in McKean County was slow on Saturday afternoon, with only a dozen bears being brought to the site through 3 p.m. to kick off the opening day of the statewide firearms bear season. In addition to Saturday, the four-day season continues today through Wednesday.
Ten of the Wolves Football members were named to the AML All-Star South Team, the most by any team this year.
Kane's Evan DeLong is shown here making one of his 18 sacks of the season. The Wolves' senior led District IX in the category by a wide margin. Also in the top ten on the list is teammate Nathan Klaiber, who finished the season with eight.
Kane's Jamie Lingenfelter, shown here making a tackle in the Wolves' final game of the season, finished his season as District 9's third leading tackler, according to D9sports.com. Lingenfelter, a junior for the Wolves, finished the season with 126 stops in 11 games.
CLARION â€“ The 2013 Kane Wolvesâ€™ season came to an abrupt halt on Friday night at Clarion University. For the second straight season, the Karns City Gremlins defeated the Wolves in the District 9 AA Championship game, this time by a 49-21 score.
The Wolves had not lost a game since last Nov. 16 when the Gremlins scored in the final seconds of last yearâ€™s title contest to take the crown. Kane had reeled off 11 straight wins to begin the season, becoming only the third undefeated team in Wolvesâ€™ history.