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January 27th, 2014
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg Rams (16-3) had three players in double figures Monday night in a 74-38 win over the visiting Kane Wolves (5-11).
Seniors Cameron Grumley and Cole Peterson stood head and shoulders above the rest with 26 and 22 points, respectively, following by teammate Zane Hodgdon with 14 points.
The Wolves were led by Jeff Kocjancic with 14 points and Kevin Cleer with 11.
For the second straight week, the Kane Wolvesâ€™ wrestling team finished a large tournament as runner-up. This past weekend, the Wolves crossed the border into New York State to take part in the 16 team Salamanca Tournament. Coach Mike Swartwoodâ€™s team took second with 199.5 team points, a mere one point behind Falconer. The Wolves coach said of the winning team, â€śFalconer had some tough kids, I was impressed with their program.â€ť
On a night when the Kane Wolves remembered the greatest game in Kane boysâ€™ basketball history, the 2014 Wolves came through with a hard-fought 56-50 win over the Sheffield Wolverines. The Wolves hosted their backyard rivals from Warren County after honoring the 1949 Kane Wolves that won the Pennsylvania Class B State Championship.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team will take part in the Salamanca Tournament this Friday and Saturday. The team, pictured here after placing second at last weekend's North East Tournament, is now 10-1 on the season after Tuesday's 75-0 win at Bradford.
BYRNEDALE â€“ A trophy bull elk was found dead earlier this month on Pennsylvaniaâ€™s elk range, the apparent victim of winter wildlife feeding, which is illegal for elk. Deer and elk are among the animals that can die if grains suddenly become part of their diets.
In the history of Kane High School, there have been numerous state champions in individual sporting events. Kane High has produced a state champion wrestler and champions too numerous to count in track and field, but only once in their history has Kane High School won a state championship in a team sport.
The Kane Cheerleading Competition team attended two events this past weekend and made team history at one of them.Â
Elk County Catholic head coach Aaron Straub recorded his 700th varsity boys basketball coaching victory on Monday night as the Crusaders defeated the visiting Kane Wolves 66-26 in a contest played in the ECCHS gymnasium.
Both the Kane Lady Wolves and the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders struggled early in Monday nightâ€™s game in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Both teamsâ€™ shooting was as cold as the weather outside to start off the game. The visitors led 13-9 at the half before pulling away for the 35-24 win.
A week after a scoring error left St. Marys Area and Keystone's competition cheerleading teams tied for the District 9 Competitive Spirit title, the two teams faced off again, this time in the Varsity Division of the 10th annual ECC Cheer Frenzy, which was held at Elk County Catholic High School on Saturday.