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September 20th, 2012
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves gave the home team fits Thursday night in the serve-receive statistics category in a 3-1 (25-21, 25-17, 21-25, 25-12) win over the Johnsonburg Ramettes.
Kane had little trouble in the first two games against the Ramettes before a hiccup in the third game sidetracked the visitors. The Lady Wolves regrouped quickly, however, to clinch the decisive fourth game for the win.
Kaneâ€™s seventh- and eighth-grade girlsâ€™ basketball teams both won in their home openers on Wednesday. The seventh-grade girls won in the first game of the afternoon, defeating the young Lady Wolverines by a score of 14-10, followed by the eighth-graders' 32-3 drubbing of Sheffield.
Coach Mary Espinâ€™s seventh-grade squad evened their record at 1-1 with the win. Trinity Clark led Kane with six points, followed by Amber Carlson with four. Gina Marconi and Mackenzie Witherell chipped in two points each for the Lady Wolves.
BRADFORD â€“ In recent cross country action, the Kane Wolves competed at the Bradford Invitational and also at Brookville on Tuesday, besting many teams in the process.
As has been the trend this season, the only squad to field a full team was the varsity boys, although the other teams had fine individual performances. At Bradford, the varsity girls would start the day with Kristin Boyer placing fifth overall with a time of 21:42 and Olivia Kumher running a time of 36:04.
The Kane Lady Wolves defeated the Ridgway Lady Elkers in four games on Tuesday in the Wolvesâ€™ Den.
Kane won easily in game one by a score of 25-12. Game two was a much closer affair, as the home team rallied for the 25-20 win. The visitors took game three as Kane struggled with their passing and communicating. Kane head coach Judy Kesslerâ€™s team then regrouped to take a marathon game four by a score of 30-28, winning the match.
The St. Marys Area Dutch soccer team added another win to their season record on Tuesday afternoon, shutting out the Kane Wolves 4-0 at the SMAHS soccer field.
"I'm happy for the kids. We were able to score four goals, which was tied with our season high so far," said St. Marys Area coach Russ Micale. "They played a good, solid game the whole time. I'm proud of them."
The Kane Lady Wolves started Mondayâ€™s game against St. Marys with only 10 healthy players and lost 4-2.
By the time the contest was over, Kane head coach Allie Saquin and assistant coach Jeff Gibbs had only eight exhausted players left on the field. Those who remained gave a tremendous effort for 80 hard-fought minutes.
The Kane Middle School Lady Wolves improved to 2-0 by beating St Marys 28-18 in the first round of the Elk County Catholic Tournament on Friday.
Kane played a great game against a solid team. St Marys attacked with full court pressure the entire game, at times causing problems for the Wolves.
Although Kane led the entire game, the Dutch came to within two points in the fourth quarter. St Marys slowly kept whittling away at our first quarter 12-4 lead.
"Their girls played a solid game," said Kane head coach Cathy Counts.
MORRISDALE â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves volleyball team traveled to Morrisdale to take part in Saturdayâ€™s West Branch Tournament. The Lady Wolves finished with a 4-4 record in the round robin portion of the tournament, sending them to the silver bracket pool for the playoffs. Kane then won both rounds of that playoff pool.
DUKE CENTER â€“Â The Kane Wolvesâ€™ football team exploded for twenty points in the second quarter against Otto-Eldred on Friday night in Duke Center. The Wolves would go on to post a 48-8 victory, improving their record to 2-1 on the season.
The Kane Wolvesâ€™ football team will try to rebound Friday from last weekâ€™s 46-13 loss at the hands of the Port Allegany Gators.
The Wolves will play Otto-Eldred on the road Friday night in Duke Center.
The Terrors are coached by Virgil Graham, now in his third year at the helm. Local football fans may remember the name. He is the same Virgil Graham that set the record for touchdowns scored in the Don Raabe Big 30 Classic back in 2005, with five. Grahamâ€™s teams were 2-8 each of the past two years, but the young coach is optimistic about this yearâ€™s squad.