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The Kane Wolves wrestling team opened their season on Friday afternoon in Hermitage, and when the weekend was over, they came away as champions of the Hickory Tournament for the second straight year. Coach Mike Swartwoodâ€™s Wolves finished with 178.5 points, narrowly outdistancing D9 rival Smethport, who had 164.5 points. Rounding out the top five of the 18 team field were Jamestown, Ridgway and Maplewood.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team used a 13-2 advantage in the third quarter to defeat the Kane Lady Wolves by a 55-45 score Monday night at the ECCHS gym.
The score was tied at 24 at the half. The third period saw Elk outscore Kane 13-2 to open a 37-26 lead with eight minutes remaining. In the final quarter the Lady Wolves outscored the Lady Crusaders 19-18 but just were not able to overcome the third quarter difference.
Playing just one good quarter does not win many basketball games.
The Kane High Wolves found this out Friday night in their season opener at home.
Kane wrestling head coach Mike Swartwood does not have a huge roster, with 15 athletes on the team competing for spots in 14 weight classes. While the quantity of wrestlers on the squad donâ€™t give coach Swartwood much wiggle room for maneuvering, the quality of the wrestlers that he can put on the mat would make most high school coaches jealous.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team will have a decidedly new look this season. Gone are seven familiar faces to graduation, including Kane all-time leading scorer Kaila Jamerson and all-time assist leader Dawn Saquin.
Kane head coach Dave Kiehl, now in his sixth season at the helm of the Lady Wolves, will have to find players capable of getting the ball in the hoop. According to Kiehlâ€™s figures, the returning players scored an average of seven points per game of the Lady Wolves 50-point average last season.
New coach. New uniforms. New system. Kane Wolves basketball fans should be ready for some changes between last yearâ€™s team and the 2013-2014 Wolves.
Kane's Sydney Dyne goes up for a shot during Saturday's scrimmage against St. Marys. Practice for winter sports seasons began last Monday for KHS basketball and wrestling teams. Dyne and the Lady Wolves will open their season on Monday, Dec. 9 on the road against Elk County Catholic.
MT. JEWETT â€“Â Activity at the bear check station at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall in McKean County was slow on Saturday afternoon, with only a dozen bears being brought to the site through 3 p.m. to kick off the opening day of the statewide firearms bear season. In addition to Saturday, the four-day season continues today through Wednesday.
Ten of the Wolves Football members were named to the AML All-Star South Team, the most by any team this year.
Kane's Evan DeLong is shown here making one of his 18 sacks of the season. The Wolves' senior led District IX in the category by a wide margin. Also in the top ten on the list is teammate Nathan Klaiber, who finished the season with eight.