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ST. MARYS â€“ The Kane Wolves played three close quarters with the Clarion Bobcats in Thursdayâ€™s opening round game of the EQT Classic, but a poor second quarter for the Wolves was the difference in Clarionâ€™s 49-36 win.
I am writing this on a very cold, blustery day just before Thanksgiving. I was out early this very morning in a rather calm, partly sunny beginning of the day. By mid-afternoon the wind picked up and snow squalls had begun to increase across the area. Whatâ€™s new about this, I calmly asked myself, as I fought the gusts of wind while filling my bird feeders. This is typical northwestern Pennsylvania weather in late November. One minute a snowstorm, the next, a sunny end to the day.
Kane High sports fans have been treated to some fantastic finishes this week by the Kane winter sportsâ€™ athletes.
The Wolves wrestling team clinched the showdown with Smethport on Tuesday in the final match of the night. The Kane girlsâ€™ basketball team defeated rival Johnsonburg on Wednesday night in overtime.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team traveled to Smethport on Tuesday to take on the Hubbers in a battle between two of the AMLâ€™s top teams. The outcome wasnâ€™t decided until the final match of the night, when Kane senior Nate Moore bumped up to wrestle at 220 pounds and pinned his opponent to give Kane coach Mike Swartwoodâ€™s Wolves a hard-fought 39-32 win.
The Kane Lady Wolves and Johnsonburg Ramettes played one of their usual barn burners on Wednesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. After four quarters of regulation and a four-minute overtime period, the Lady Wolves came away with a hard fought 59-57 win in a game that was a make-up game from Saturday nightâ€™s Coudersport Tournament consolation game.
The 2nd Ever Cheer Games at the Den was held this past Saturday with 21 teams in attendance from across the region.Â
The morning session saw an Elk County domination as the winning team in the Jr. High/Middle School Division was St. Marys Area Middle School and the Varsity Scholastic Division winner was Elk County Catholic.Â
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders had four players in double figures in Friday nightâ€™s 67-32 win over Kane in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Wolvesâ€™ first-year head coach Matt Gasbarre wanted to slow down the ECC offense, and it worked for a time, but the Crusaders got a number of transition baskets late in the first quarter to get the offense on track.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team played their only December home game on Wednesday night and made the most of the home court advantage, defeating Sheffield by a 65-37 score. Coach Dave Kiehlâ€™s Lady Wolves scored the final 10 points of the first half to break open a tight game and went on to win to even their record at 1-1 on the season.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team avenged last yearâ€™s loss to the Sheffield Wolverines on Tuesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. The Wolves registered six pins on their way to posting a 59-18 victory.
The 2013 Kane Wolves football team was honored at the Kane Quarterback Club's end of the season banquet on Sunday. Each member of the undefeated Wolves received a jacket with their number embroidered on the sleeve from the club. The 10 players selected to the AML All-Star team, pictured here, were presented with a football marked with their name, number and accomplishments on it. From left to right are, Jamie Lingenfelter, Jeff Kocjancic, Nate Moore, Nate Klaiber, Kevin Cleer, Andrew Pierson, Evan DeLong, John English, Tyler Rolick and Andrew Zuzek.