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July 29th

Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer - Magee Marsh - Part II

July 29, 2014

In Part I of this story I was about to enter a different world, the world of the professional bird watcher. I had driven to an area near Lake Erie in northwestern Ohio, where the spring bird migration is at its best. This small area is called Magee Marsh, a swampy tract of land overlooking the shores of the lake, where migrating songbirds stop to rest and feed before venturing on the long flight across the lake and into Canada. The amazing event that happens every year at this swamp is the fact that most of these migrants are warblers.

July 28th

Large crowd attends Old Timers baseball game

July 28, 2014

The celebration of Kane's sesquicentennial began Sunday, July 27 at 2 p.m. with an old timers baseball game at Patrick Santilli Field in Glenwood Park.
Thirty-nine former Kane Legion, Kane High School, and Kane Indies players shook of the rust and participated in the contest before a large gathering of baseball fans. In addition, there were several distinguished guests in attendance, many who had played for area teams such as the Ludlow Wildcats, the Kane Cardinals, Kane Moose, and the James City ball clubs.

July 21st

Mandatory Baseline ImPACT testing for fall KASD athletes set

July 21, 2014

The Kane Area School District requires student-athletes to take a Baseline test prior to the first day of practice. Baseline tests are given every two years to student/athletes. Athletes entering grades 7, 9 and 11, as well as students entering other grades but who have never participated in a KASD sport before must be tested before they are allowed to participate in an official practice.

July 15th

Kane Tornadoes hold flag football competition

July 15, 2014

The Kane Tornado midget football team held its first ever flag football program this summer for players ages six through 11. Tornadoes head coach Jerry Milliron proposed and coordinated the program, which ran for five weeks and culminated in the First Annual Kane on Kane Flag Football Competition, which was held on Saturday, July 12 under blue skies and sunshine.

July 11th

Youth with local ties to compete in MLB All-Star activities

July 11, 2014

Cole Young will be certainly have a story to share with his classmates when he returns to the fifth grade at Bradford Woods Elementary School this fall about what he did over summer vacation. The 10-year-old son of former Kane resident Jo Anne (Kocjancic) Young will be one of 24 young baseball players competing in next Monday’s Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run finals.

July 7th

Inaugural Paul’s Trading Post Walleye Tournament held

July 7, 2014

The winners were announced from the First Annual Paul’s Trading Post Walleye Tournament. Jesse and Cody Nussbaum of St Marys caught five fish totaling eight pounds and five ounces. Jerry and Hunter Dixon of Bradford took home second-place honors.

July 4th

Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer: Magee Marsh Part 1

July 4, 2014

Spring bird migrations were excellent this year for any bird lover, and by the time you will be reading this column, will probably be all but done for the year. I’ve had the Rose-breasted grosbeaks, the Baltimore-orioles, White-throated sparrows and a few others pass through my backyard this spring. This made for some great photography and excellent bird watching. The birds are now pretty well settled in their nesting areas and photography opportunities still abound. The only thing I have to be careful of during nesting season is not to disturb any active nests.

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