Archive - May 2014 - Sports Article
BROOKVILLE â€“ The Kane boys track and field team won their third straight District 9 AA title on Friday at Brookville. Four Wolves earned the right to compete in individual events next week at the PIAA Tournament in Shippensburg, while two Kane relay teams also placed in the top two to advance to the state meet.
Members of the Kane track and field teams travel to Brookville today to compete in the District 9 AA Championships. The top two finishers in each event qualify for next weekâ€™s PIAA Championship meet in Shippensburg. Athletes not in first or second place may also qualify for the state tournament if they reach a certain standard at the district meet. The Kane boys are the defending champions.
The Johnsonburg Ramettes and Kane Lady Wolves played five innings in a steady drizzle on Thursday at Flickerwood Field. The game was the final one of the regular season for the Johnsonburg squad and the final home game of the season for the Lady Wolves. The Ramettes exploded for 13 runs in the third inning and went on to win 21-6.
Unbeaten Elk County Catholic (ECC) pounded out 12 hits Wednesday in defeating Kane High School 11-1 at Pat Santilli Field in Kane.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders exploded for 13 runs in the second and third innings of Wednesday afternoonâ€™s game against Kane on the Lady Wolvesâ€™ home field. The Lady Crusaders used good pitching, timely hitting and patience at the plate in getting the 17-0 win in five innings.
What little boys dream ofâ€¦ one little boy had a dream of greatness, of being a champion.
As the course of this little boyâ€™s childhood took shape thatâ€™s exactly what happened from junior wrestling to junior hight and finally, a state champion was crown. Evan Delong started this course over 10 years ago and now as he prepares to advance to live another part of this dream, a collegiate wrestler for the Division I Clarion Eagles. Evan is looking forward to this phase in his life.
We are now in my favorite season of the year, spring. From a nature photographerâ€™s standpoint, this is the best and most exciting time to get outdoors with a camera. Spring migrations, nesting, denning and most notability the increased activity of all wildlife, brings any nature photographer out of hibernation. This spring in particular I am anxious to get out and about after nursing a bad foot for a few weeks this winter. My signs of spring are the arrivals of the red-winged blackbirds and turkey vultures.
The Kane Wolves lost both ends of a doubleheader to DuBois Central Catholic on Monday at Pat Santilli Field. The Wolves, who played two games on Saturday, lost 14-4 in the opener and 12-6 in the nightcap.
The first game was a continuation of a game that began in mid-April. Mondayâ€™s contest began with Jeff Kocjancic on second base with one out. DCC starting pitcher Phil Myers, the teamâ€™s ace, kept the Wolves off the scoreboard in his three innings on the mound.
The Kane Wolvesâ€™ baseball team played an unconventional double header on Saturday after at Pat Santilli Field. The Wolves shutout the Ridgway Elkers 9-0 in the first game, then took on the Curwensville Golden Tide in the nightcap and lost 11-4.
Over 250 Special Olympics athletes from throughout McKean County met at Kane Area High School on Wednesday to compete in the 39th annual Special Olympics/Zippo Track & Field Meet.