Archive - Sports Article
August 26th, 2013
Local dairy farmer Jim Detrick has been providing the Kane High football team with milk for two-a-day sessions for the last several years. This year he was the recipient of a grant provided by the Grassroots Dairy Promotion Board.
Some people make a goal of competing in a 5K road race or a marathon or even a triathlon. For most people, that would be challenging enough, but for a group of area residents, those pursuits arenâ€™t extreme enough. Several area residents have decided to enter the Tough Mudder challenge.
I have seen many strange things while on my photographic adventures, but nothing that couldnâ€™t be explained. No, Iâ€™ve never seen a Bigfoot, or for that matter, have never seen a mountain lion. The nature Iâ€™ve photographed for the last decade or two, have been pretty down to earth, easily explainable. Yes, I would love to get that first crystal clear shot of a Bigfoot, or that image of that Pennsylvania mountain lion.
Competitors in the First Annual Kornhole 5K Run/ 2 Mile Walk/ Beer Belly Dash are pictured on Saturday after the races. Mary Dinger was the overall winner of the 5K, crossing the finish line in a time of 22:54. The race was in memory of Kevin Lindquist and all proceeds benefitted Elks charities.
The Kane Country Club Ladies Open was held Tuesday, Aug. 13 with 68 women from 11 different clubs participating. Despite the early rain, the day ended with sunshine and a nice dinner and door prizes.
BRADFORD â€“ The high powered Pennsylvania offense rolled up more than 600 yards on offense as they rolled to an impressive 53-12 win over the New York All-Stars on Saturday night at Bradfordâ€™s Parkway field in the Don Raabe Big 30 Charity Classic.
Parents from each of the fall sports attended Tuesday nightâ€™s meeting held by Kane Area School Districtâ€™s Certified Athletic Trainer, Krystal Nuhfer. Nuhfer briefly went over required paperwork with the parents and guardians in attendance before moving on to discuss a few medical issues.
Integrity Martial Arts Academy, a new local family-owned business in Kane, will be providing children with a free Stranger Danger presentation this Friday, Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the annual Dog Days of Summer venue.
Girls hoping to play volleyball for the Kane Lady Wolves take part in an open gym on Thursday morning. Official practice for fall sports, including volleyball, begins on Monday, Aug. 12.
BERWICK â€“Â With two outs in the top of the seventh inning it looked like Plains had the 2013 Senior Division Softball State Championship wrapped up and was going to edge St. Marys 3-2.