Archive - Sports Article
January 20th, 2014
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.
The Kane Area Middle School Wrestling Team took second place at the Port Allegany Junior High Five-Man Round Robin Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 11.
The Kane Wolves lost a nail-biter to Brookville on Wednesday as senior Jeff Kocjancic closed in on the 1,000 career point plateau. On Friday night, in front of a large crowd in the Wolvesâ€™ Den, the Wolves rallied to defeat the Brockway Rovers and Kocjancic scored 18 points to become only the seventh player in Kane boysâ€™ basketball history to top 1,000 points for a career.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team were firing on all cylinders on Thursday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den.
Kane coach Mike Swartwoodâ€™s Wolves avenged last yearâ€™s loss to Port Allegany with a dominating 61-10 win over the Gators.
Tension was high in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Wednesday night as District 9 AA foe Brookville came to Kane to take on the Wolves.
The young Lady Wolves played well at times in Monday nightâ€™s game against Bradford but a poor second quarter had Kane playing catch-up in a battle in the Wolvesâ€™ Den.
Bradford coach Bob Hannon started four seniors and a junior while Kane coach Dave Kiehl started two seniors, a junior and two freshmen.
Members of Kane's 2013 District 9 Girls' Golf Championship team are pictured along with the banner announcing their accomplishment. Pictured from left to right are Erin Paulson, Megan Durante, Ellie Tunall, Sarah Szymanski and coach Nathan Smith.
The Kane Wolves cheerleading squad competed Saturday in DuBois in the District 9 competitive cheering championships. Results are as followed: Tied for first - St. Marys Area and Keystone, third - Elk County Catholic, fourth - Redbank Valley, fifth - Karns City, sixth - Curwensville, seventh - DuBois Area, eighth - Punxsutawney, ninth - A-C Valley. Other schools that competed but did not place in the top nine were Bradford, Cranberry, and Kane.