Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
ST. MARYS â€“ Although they played a strong two sets, the Lady Wolves fell short of a win at Elk County Catholic as the Crusaders took the match 25-17, 25-18, 25-3.
"I was very pleased with what the girls did in the first two sets," said Kane head varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "ECC is a very solid, strong, undefeated team and we hung with them and were able to generate an offense. We passed well, served well, and attacked the ball well. And, we hadÂ to play without two of our startersÂ because of injuries."
Kane girls soccer lost 8-1 to Ridgway in the Lady Wolves' season opener at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway Monday afternoon.
Julie Alford led the Lady Elkers with four goals while Caitlin Viglione and Rachel Smith had two goals each for Ridgway.
The Kane Wolvesâ€™ offense was unable to punch the ball in the end zone in last weekâ€™s season-opening win over the Cameron County Red Raiders. The Wolvesâ€™ â€śoâ€ť had no such trouble in last nightâ€™s 42-6 win over the Smethport Hubbers, scoring twice in just over a minute midway through the first quarter at Paul R Miller Stadium. The Wolves built on the momentum and jumped out to take a 35-0 lead into the locker room at halftime.
On Tuesday, Aug. 12, despite the torrential downpours, the Kane Country Club Women's League held their annual Open Golf Tournament and thanks to the Women's League members and their sponsors it was again a huge success.
The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) at the Kane Elementary School will host a â€śback-to-schoolâ€ť activity on Saturday at Evergreen Park in Kane.
*9:30 a.m.â€”2-mile walk.
*9:45 a.m.â€”5-kilometer run.
*11 a.m.â€”Kids Costume Run.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday near the tennis courts on the Chestnut Street side of the park. The cost is $10.
Participants are encouraged to bring their families and a picnic lunch. The lunch will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday in the park.
The Kane Volleyball team welcomed the DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals to the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Thursday afternoon to open the 2014 season. Coach Judy Kesslerâ€™s Lady Wolves defeated DCC in four sets, 25-19, 18-25, 25-17 and 25-19.
Ridgway boys soccer moved to 2-0 on the young season with a 3-1 victory over the Kane Wolves on a hot Thursday afternoon.
Ridgway opened the game quickly and had a 1-0 lead in the third minute as freshman Alec McManus dribbled home a shot about 10 yards out and was able to bury it in the right corner for the game's first goal.
Kane Wolves head football coach Todd Silfies said in his season preview interview that he tells the team everyday that if they work hard and improve everyday, â€śthe skies the limit.â€ť
The Wolves offense struggled at times in the season opening 13-0 win over Cameron County but the defense came through to secure the victory. The offense will look to finish some drives this Friday night when the Wolves open their home schedule by hosting the 0-1 Smethport Hubbers.
Wins have been hard to come by for the Kane boysâ€™ soccer team the last couple seasons. The 2014 Wolves jumped out to a 1-0 lead on Tuesday afternoon before Mother Nature stepped in and made them wait another 24 hours to get back on the field and put the finishing touches on a 5-0 win over the Smethport Hubbers.
Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon at Laurel Mill Golf Club.
Josh Roselli of Ridgway was the medalist for Tuesday's match as he carded a 36 for the Elkers. Mitchell Stark finished one stroke higher with a 37 and TJ Schlimm finished with a 39 for Ridgway. Nick Simon finished with a 41 for Ridgway and Ben Ames carded a 42 for the Elkers to round out the top five.
Mike Sorge finished at 47 for Ridgway while Cory Oknefski had a 48. Austin Amacher finished with a 55 for the Elkers.