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January 18th, 2012
The Wolves Den was rocking Wednesday as the 10-3 Kane Lady Wolves took on the 10-0 Bradford Lady Owls but fell short, 47-41.
The crowd didnâ€™t leave disappointed as both teams put it all on the line. It was a little sloppy at times but all in all it was a great high school game to watch.
Bradford came out just as Kane thought with full court pressure and was able to get the Wolves on their heels to create turnovers. This led to some good opportunities at the other end.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team picked up seven forfeits on the way to an easy 63-15 win over Clarion.
Darren Brown got things started for the Wolves with a good win over a tough little wrestler, Riley Gunter 13-2.
Then John Welch found himself in what was again the match of the night. Clarion's Jacob Troutman got a takedown and was able to ride that 2-0 lead to a hard fought victory.
The Kane Wolves basketball found the going tough against an aggressive Bradford Owls team in a 59-31 loss.
The Owls played pressure defense for most of the first half and came away with several steals which led to easy baskets at the other end.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team picked up where they left off from their biggest win of the year over Port Allegany.
Everyone was a key part of this win. With getting four forfeits the match was otherwise a good one to watch. The crowd was treated to some good matches.
Senior Mike Swartwood got things going for the Wolves as he picked up a nice win over a talented grappler in Nick Stuckey.
The last few matches of the evening played a big key in the team victory. Darren Brown, Will Hulings and Jamie Lingenfelter picked up pins to help secure the win.
The Curwensville Golden Tide came into the Wolves Den with an 0-4 record. Kane wasnâ€™t sure what to expect as the tide started all sophomores. Curwensville put three players in double figures and a fourth that finished with nine.
It was a tight game throughout the first half. Two big desperation 3-pointers at the buzzer to end the first and second quarters proved to be shots that made the difference in the game.
In front of a good crowd in the Wolves Den the Kane wrestling team picked up their biggest win of the year as they defeated defending AML Champion Port Allegany.
Cody Blankenship got Kane off to a great start as he picked up a pin over his opponent. In one of the most anticipated matches of both regional qualifiers from last year, Jon Gelsick defeated Lucas Manning, 7-1.
DUKE CENTER â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves closed out the season with the junior varsity and varsity winning their respective tournament championships.
The Lady Wolves secured their fourth straight Christmas Tournament with a dominating 69-31 win over home-standing Otto-Eldred.
â€śIt was a good team win,â€ť said Kane head coach Dave Kiehl.
All 11 girls played in the game while nine where able to get in the scoring column.
We are now into a new year. 2011 turned out to be a very good year for me photography wise. At the beginning of the year, I had no idea what to photograph, and with the long winter we were having, I was afraid I would miss some great winter shots. There were great opportunities out there, but most of my favorite places were snowed in, or I just didnâ€™t feel like hiking into the woods with snow up to my waist. I know what youâ€™re thinking! A true die hard photographer wouldnâ€™t give it a second thought, trudging through the deep snow to get that perfect shot.
December 21st, 2011
The Kane Wolves were held to only two points in the second quarter and found themselves playing catchup the rest of the game against a good Cameron County team in a 40-30 loss.
The Red Raiders hit a big 3-pointer right before the buzzer in the first quarter to take a 6-point lead into the second quarter instead of a 3-point lead.
The Wolves' defense played tough but were trying to make big plays all night against a talented team. The free-throw line again was a problem as Kane converted only eight of their 23 tries.
The Kane Lady Wolves got back on the winning ways with a convincing 55-24 win over Otto Eldred.
Kane, coming off a hard fought loss to Elk County Catholic on Friday night, wanted to get back to the things they have done in the earlier games. That is control the boards and play aggressive defense. The tight pressure defense led to several steals and layups throughout the night.
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