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February 18th, 2013
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ€™ basketball team will host the Curwensville Golden Tide tonight in a quarterfinal game of the District 9 AA playoffs. The 19-5 Lady Wolves are the top-seeded team out of the eight-team bracket. The eighth-seeded Tide enter the postseason with a 9-14 record but Kane coach Dave Kiehl probably wonâ€™t have to do much motivating to get his team to play hard. The Lady Wolves played Curwensville in their final game of the regular season, and escaped with a narrow 40-35 victory after trailing much of the game.
ERIE â€“ The Kane Cheer Club competed in the 2013 Cheer Starz Nationals at the Erie Bayfront Convention Center in Erie this past Saturday and came home with two first-place finishes.Â
Kane started the day by competing in the varsity division which included several teams Kane had no experience against all season long.Â They still came out on top, beating all teams in the varsity division. Next, they moved on to their varsity non-tumble routine and put another nice run together beating all the teams in this division as well.Â
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team won the Allegheny Mountain League championship Saturday night at the St. Marys Area High School by edging the Kane Lady Wolves by a 42-39 score.
Elk Catholic was the top team out of the AML North while the Lady Wolves were second in the same division. Kane defeated the top team out of the South Division, DuBois Central, Friday night, while Elk defeated the second team out of the South Division, Curwensville.
The Kane Lady Wolves defeated DuBois Central Catholic 49-39 on DCCâ€™s home court Friday night in an Allegheny Mountain League [AML] semifinal game. The Lady Wolves played good team defense and had a big night from Audrey Perry helping them advance to tonightâ€™s AML championship game.
The Kane seventh and eighth grade boysâ€™ basketball team recently finished their season. The teams worked hard throughout the season and were involved in many close games.
RIDGWAY â€“Â Kane wrestling won 41-27 over Ridgway in a dual meet held Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
The Wolves made their seven match wins count, earning maximum points in six of them with four forfeits and two pinfalls. The Wolves also earned a technical fall.
The Port Allegany Gators came to town on Thursday night to close out the Wolvesâ€™ season in a game postponed from early December. The Wolves led early but the Gators outscored the home team down the stretch to take the win, 54-48, ending Kaneâ€™s season at 7-15.
Members of this year's Kane "Little Wolves" basketball program are pictured along with their instructors, members of the Kane Middle School boys' basketball team. The group attended a recent KAHS game and performed some of their drills at halftime of the junior varsity game. The camp was under the direction of Kane boys' middle school coach Matt Gasbarre.
The Kane Wolves lost to the Curwensville Golden Tide 66-61 in overtime on Senior Night in a game rescheduled from last Friday. Players AJ Stefani, Sean Rolick and Dan Park were honored prior to the game, along with senior statisticians Jessica Szymanski and Kyla Hoag.
The Kane Cheer Club had a very positive weekend. Although it didnâ€™t start out on a good note, with a less than stellar showing at the Penn State Behrend Spirit Against Cancer competition, it finished on a high note with a first place, spirit award win and highest overall score at the Ultimate Spirit Spectacular in Emporium.