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September 17th, 2012
The Kane Lady Wolves started Mondayâ€™s game against St. Marys with only 10 healthy players and lost 4-2.
By the time the contest was over, Kane head coach Allie Saquin and assistant coach Jeff Gibbs had only eight exhausted players left on the field. Those who remained gave a tremendous effort for 80 hard-fought minutes.
The Kane Middle School Lady Wolves improved to 2-0 by beating St Marys 28-18 in the first round of the Elk County Catholic Tournament on Friday.
Kane played a great game against a solid team. St Marys attacked with full court pressure the entire game, at times causing problems for the Wolves.
Although Kane led the entire game, the Dutch came to within two points in the fourth quarter. St Marys slowly kept whittling away at our first quarter 12-4 lead.
"Their girls played a solid game," said Kane head coach Cathy Counts.
MORRISDALE â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves volleyball team traveled to Morrisdale to take part in Saturdayâ€™s West Branch Tournament. The Lady Wolves finished with a 4-4 record in the round robin portion of the tournament, sending them to the silver bracket pool for the playoffs. Kane then won both rounds of that playoff pool.
DUKE CENTER â€“Â The Kane Wolvesâ€™ football team exploded for twenty points in the second quarter against Otto-Eldred on Friday night in Duke Center. The Wolves would go on to post a 48-8 victory, improving their record to 2-1 on the season.
The Kane Wolvesâ€™ football team will try to rebound Friday from last weekâ€™s 46-13 loss at the hands of the Port Allegany Gators.
The Wolves will play Otto-Eldred on the road Friday night in Duke Center.
The Terrors are coached by Virgil Graham, now in his third year at the helm. Local football fans may remember the name. He is the same Virgil Graham that set the record for touchdowns scored in the Don Raabe Big 30 Classic back in 2005, with five. Grahamâ€™s teams were 2-8 each of the past two years, but the young coach is optimistic about this yearâ€™s squad.
The Kane Lady Wolves volleyball team trailed host Sheffield two games to one before rallying to take the final two games of the best of five match on Thursday night.
According to Kane head varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler, both teams played their best matches of the season.
The Kane girlsâ€™ soccer team played some very good soccer during Wednesdayâ€™s contest against Smethport.
Unfortunately, they did not play consistently good soccer for long periods of time during the game, and wound up on the losing end of a 5-3 score.
The Lady Wolves started out strong, with the bulk of the early action taking place in front of the Smethport goal. Taylor Bucheit got Kaneâ€™s first decent scoring opportunity when Shyanne Todd cleared a ball nearly the length of the field and Bucheit caught up with it before the goalie could make a stop.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team raised their dual match record to 3-0 on the season with a 3-0 victory over the Kane Lady Wolves Tuesday night at the ECCHS gym.
Elk Catholic won the first set by a 25-20 score. They took the second set 25-17 and won the third set by a 25-12 score.
â€śThat was a very good win against a quality Kane team,â€ť said ECCHS coach Diane Gies. â€śI think our best game was our third game tonight. Our blocking at the net was outstanding.â€ť
RIDGWAY â€“Â Ridgway girls soccer earned its first win of the season in its home opener with a 6-2 victory over Kane Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The Lady Elkers offense wasted little time in getting on the scoreboard as senior striker Rhianon Fowler would score on a shot from a poor angle, knocking it in the upper left corner for a 1-0 lead.
PORT ALLEGANY â€“ The defending District 9 Class A and Allegheny Mountain League champion Port Allegany (2-0) continued their winning ways with a 46-13 rout Saturday over visiting Kane (1-1).
The Gators, led by senior Matt Bodamer, one of the state's prolific passers, finished with 218 yards through the air with three passing touchdowns. Bodamer also ran for two more scores and tallied 123 yards on the ground.