Archive - Sep 2011 - Sports Article
After a slow first half, the Kane Lady Wolves used a strong second half to defeat the St. Marys Lady Dutch 3-0 in a match played at St. Marys Area's soccer field.
Following the game, Kane coach Allie Saquin remarked that she was pleased with her team's second-half effort.
The Kane girls soccer team put together one of their best efforts of the year Saturday as they shutout Port Allegany 3-0.
"[Saturday's] game was something that was definitely needed for our girls team. Everything we have been working on in practice this past week was demonstrated throughout the game," said Coach Allie Saquin.
Taylor Bucheit had the first goal, unassisted, in just under five minutes in the first half which helped to set the tone for the rest of the game. After that, the girls were ready to play their game.
Kane bounce back in a big way Friday after a tough physical loss last week to totally shut down Cameron County, 41-0.
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.
â€śWe 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 theyâ€™ve been in those spots since the beginning.â€ť
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€“ In recent Cross country action, the Varsity boys lost to the Punxsutawney Chucks 18-41.
â€śWe just got out-gunned,â€ť said head coach Adam Smelko. â€śThey had a lot of guys in the middle of their pack we couldnâ€™t come back from that, even though we ran pretty well.â€ť
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.
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 Fridayâ€™s scheduled home game with Dubois Central Catholic being cancelled because of weather, Kane had their third straight league game on the road.
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."
Iâ€™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 doesnâ€™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.
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.