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January 28th, 2013
The Kane Wolves hung with the visiting Johnsonburg Rams for the first five minutes of Mondayâ€™s game but the Rams exploded for a 40-8 finish to the first half to send them on their way to an 80-44 win.
Both teams struggled in the early going.
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ€™ basketball team improved to 13-3 on the season with a win over Sheffield on Friday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den, but it wasnâ€™t easy. The visitors led for most of the first three quarters of the contest before Kane erased a big deficit in the third and converted six of six free throws in the final minute to seal the win.
The Kane Wolves boysâ€™ basketball team made the long trek to Curwensville on Wednesday night in a makeup game from early in the season. The trip was worth it as the varsity Wolves used big second and third quarters to propel them to a 63-45 win while Kaneâ€™s junior varsity team won a thriller 34-33.
In my last adventure I was deep in the wilderness in southwestern Alaska. I had flown from Anchorage to a small village called King Salmon. From King Salmon I took a float plane into the heart of Katmai National Park where I would stay for the next two and a half days.
The two teams battled it out in two overtimes with the Rams eventually winning the contest by a score of 46-38.
The Kane Wolvesâ€™ wrestling team hosted the Bradford Owls on Tuesday night but it was a short night for both teams as only four matches were decided on the mat. Kane won three of the four bouts wrestled, with all three coming via pin.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders held the Kane Wolves to only 11 first half points in Mondayâ€™s game in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. The Wolves played a better second half with the two teams playing pretty evenly the rest of the way but the Crusaders left town with a 59-41 win.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders used a strong third quarter to outscore the Kane Lady Wolves by a 10-4 margin then played Kane even in the fourth quarter to hold on for a 38-36 victory.
The Kane Cheer Club went to Keystone on Saturday and came home in second place in small varsity and also won the Sportsmanship Award from the entire afternoon session. "It was good to finally get the beginning and end of our routine," said coach Chris Niklaus.
The Kane Lady Wolves hosted Brockway on Friday night and rolled to a 49-22 victory over the Lady Rovers. Kane jumped out to a 15-0 lead and led by 26 midway through the second quarter on their way to the teamâ€™s 12th win of the season.