Archive - Sports Article
September 11th, 2014
The Kane boysâ€™ soccer team hung with the West Forest Fires on Thursday afternoon for 50 minutes but the Tionesta-based teamâ€™s depth wore the undermanned Wolves down and the visitors went on to post a 5-1 victory.
After opening their season with a win over Smethport and dropping a hard-fought 8-5 loss to Ridgway, the Wolves allowed an early goal as the Fire burned the Kane defense in the opening seconds on their first possession of the game.
The Kane boysâ€™ cross country team competed and placed 11th out of the 16 A and AA teams at the Red, White and Blue Invitational at Pittsburghâ€™s Schenley Park.
With a field of over 750 runners, Hunter Yasurek led the way for the Wolves placing 234th overall and running a time of 19:35. Next to finish was Chris Udovich, who competed for the first time on Saturday. Udovich completed the course in 20:13. Finishing next for the wolves was Andy Swartwood, who closed out his day in 20:43.
Robert Mosier won't soon forget his first win as the head coach of the Kane High girls soccer team.
Tori Schleicher scored on the game's only breakaway Wednesday to give Kane a 1-0 win over Smethport in sudden death overtime. It was Kane's home opener.
Taking a feed from freshman Alyssa Lima-Lopez, Schleicher dribbled in all alone for about 25 yards before blasting a kick into the top right corner of the net for the lone goal. Smethport goalie Baylee Brien was helpless as the winning kick sailed over her head and her outstretched arms.
The Kane High boys soccer team hosted Ridgway Tuesday in a match that featured plenty of back-and-forth action and lots and lots of goals.
Ridgway prevailed 8-5 as senior Justin Kinkead scored five goals to lead the Elkers to their fourth win in five matches in the past seven days.
Chris Cummings, a senior, scored three goals for Kane, including one midway through the first half that gave the Wolves their only lead at 2-1.Â
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.