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November 14th, 2012
Itâ€™s a long way from Kane, but Gary Meckleyâ€™s 1960 classmates were sure he would fly to the lunar surface one day. According to the whimsical Senior Class Prophecy, the talented thin-clad would make it there with the aid of only his trusty steel pole. In his Senior Yearbook, his cohorts wrote â€śThe class of 1960 held its 25th annual reunion at Crater Inn on the moon, United States Territory. The classmates flew there by way of Missile Space Lines, except for Gary Meckley, who came via pole vault.
Jim Gibson and Pat Tigani have been selected for induction into the Pennsylvania American Legion Sports Hall of Fame. They are being recognized for their years of dedicated service, contributing to the advancement of the Legion Baseball Program and devotion to youth in the community.
The Kane Wolves survived the first round of the District 9, Class AA playoffs with a thrilling 35-34 win over the Brookville Raiders at Paul R Miller Stadium on Friday night.
The 6-3 Kane Wolves will host the 6-4 Brookville Raiders on Friday night in a District 9 Class AA semifinal game.
The second-seeded Wolves got some help from Otto-Eldred, Sheffield and Ridgway, all of whom won games in week 10 and helped the idle Wolves earn some more Power Points to earn the right to play at home in the first round.
Most high school senior athletes dream of having a huge senior season, a year when all of their hard work pays off, and they help to propel their team to a winning campaign.
Pictured are members of the Kane Wolves football team breaking the banner before the first football game of the season, against Sheffield. Nine games later, the Wolves are 6-3 and in the District 9 Class AA playoffs. Kane will be either the second or third seed, but will play the Brookville Raiders regardless of seeding, at a place to be determined.
FOXBURG â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves lost to the A-C Valley Lady Falcons on Thursday night in the second round of the District 9 Class A playoffs.
The Kane Lady Wolves had to wait an extra day to begin the District 9 Class A volleyball tournament but proved they haven't lost a step in a three-game sweep against Brockway.
RIDGWAY â€“Â Members of the Kane Area High School girls' and boys' cross country teams put on a strong showing in the District 9 Class A girls' and boys' events at the PIAA District 9 Cross Country Championship Meet at the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School on Saturday, with four members of the Wolves' squad and two members of the Lady Wolves qualifying to advance to the state meet next weekend in Hershey.
The Kane Wolves hosted the Coudersport Falcons on Senior Night Friday and sent the crowd home happy with a 21-0 win that helped the Wolvesâ€™ playoff picture.