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September 10th, 2013
It wasn't a win, but veteran Kane High volleyball coach Judy Kessler still had plenty of kudos for her young team Tuesday after a nip-and-tuck match with Elk County Catholic (ECC).
RIDGWAY â€“ Ridgway boys soccer won for the second time in a row as the Elkers defeated Kane 4-1 on a hot Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway coach Todd Voss said the Elkers held together well with the temperatures near 90 degrees and with the Elkers shorthanded due to injuries, at one point having no subs off the bench in the second half.
Ridgway exploded for four goals in the second half Monday en route to a 6-0 victory over Kane in a girls soccer match in Kane.
For the second straight week, the Kane Wolves were balanced on offense and used a smothering defense to overwhelm their opponents. Last night, in the season opener at Paul R Miller Stadium, the Wolves rolled over the Port Allegany Gators by a score of 54-0. Kane jumped out to a big 34-0 lead at the half and never looked back.
The Kane Wolves football team soundly defeated the Sheffield Wolverines last Saturday afternoon, showcasing a well-rounded offense and a tenacious defense on their way to posting a 34-6 win. Their opponent this week will be the Port Allegany Gators, last yearâ€™s District 9 A Champions and a PIAA state semifinalist.
The Kane girlsâ€™ soccer team fell to a deep West Forest team by a score of 4-2 on Thursday afternoon in Kane. The Lady Wolves fell to 1-1 on the young season after a 3-1 victory over Smethport on Tuesday.
ST. MARYS â€“ In their opening match of the season, the Kane Lady Wolves took the St. Marys Dutch to five sets but fell just short of an exciting win.
The Dutch took the first set 25-20 but the Wolves bounced back for a 25-17 win.Â The momentum carried into set three where the Wolves won 25-19.Â In a back and forth contest to the very end, the Dutch took set four 25-23 and then won the final set 15-11.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader cross country squad opened their dual meet season with a 23-32 loss to the visiting Kane Wolves on Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park. The Lady Crusaders ran unopposed as Kane did not have enough runners to field a team.
SHEFFIELD â€“ The Kane Wolves football team opened up the 2013 season with a convincing 34-6 win over the Sheffield Wolverines in Sheffield on Saturday afternoon. The Wolves offense used a balanced attack while the defense forced five Wolverine turnovers on a hot and humid afternoon.
Kane volleyball coach Judy Kessler has seen nearly everything in her 20-plus years of coaching the Lady Wolves. While she and assistant coach Rae El Johnson have a few key returning players, the 2013 squad is loaded with some talented young players. Coach Kessler gives the following outlook for the season.