Archive - Sports Article
February 27th, 2013
The Kane Middle Schoolâ€™s seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams improved their records to 2-0 with wins over Elk County Catholic Tuesday night. The eighth grade team struggled early, losing the first match of the evening 25-18, but soon got their footing and won the final three matches of the evening with scores of 25-22, 25-21, and 25-17.
The Kane Cheerleading Club attended Galaxy's Winter Blast Competition at the Jamestown Community College Physical Education Complex in Jamestown, N.Y. and came home as the Scholastic Grand Champions. On their way to the overall competition win, they placed first in the Non-Tumble Division as well as placing first in the Varsity Tumble Division.
CLARION â€“ Two Kane Wolves wrestlers won district titles on Saturday at Clarion University while two teammates took third place to earn a spot in the Northwest Regional Tournament.
CLARION â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves defeated Redbank Valley on Friday night at Clarion High School in the District 9 AA semifinals by a score of 53-39. The Lady Wolves overcame the loss of leading scorer and rebounder, Kaila Jamerson, who went down with a knee injury just 28 seconds into the game.
Kane wrestling coach Mike Swartwood has eight wrestlers still in the mix to advance to next weekâ€™s Northwest Regional Tournament. Four Wolves still have the opportunity to claim a district title, earning a spot in this morningâ€™s semifinals.
The Kane Lady Wolves overcame a sluggish start in Wednesday nightâ€™s contest against the Curwensville Golden Tide to come away with a 46-32 win in the opening round of the District 9 AA playoffs.
The Lady Wolves played the Tide 11 days ago in a Saturday morning makeup game, and shot horrendously, narrowly escaping with the win. Wednesday night appeared to be heading the same way but the Lady Wolves outscored the visitors 20-5 in the third quarter to take control of the contest.
Kaneâ€™s fourth grade boysâ€™ basketball team took part in a tournament recently and came away with second place.
Three athletes from Kaneâ€™s indoor track and field team brought home medals from Saturdayâ€™s Tri-State Track Coaches Association (TSTCA) meet. The meet, held at Edinboro University, was a qualifier for this Saturdayâ€™s Pennsylvaniaâ€™s indoor state championships to be held at Penn State University.
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ€™ basketball team will host the Curwensville Golden Tide tonight in a quarterfinal game of the District 9 AA playoffs. The 19-5 Lady Wolves are the top-seeded team out of the eight-team bracket. The eighth-seeded Tide enter the postseason with a 9-14 record but Kane coach Dave Kiehl probably wonâ€™t have to do much motivating to get his team to play hard. The Lady Wolves played Curwensville in their final game of the regular season, and escaped with a narrow 40-35 victory after trailing much of the game.
ERIE â€“ The Kane Cheer Club competed in the 2013 Cheer Starz Nationals at the Erie Bayfront Convention Center in Erie this past Saturday and came home with two first-place finishes.Â
Kane started the day by competing in the varsity division which included several teams Kane had no experience against all season long.Â They still came out on top, beating all teams in the varsity division. Next, they moved on to their varsity non-tumble routine and put another nice run together beating all the teams in this division as well.Â