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March 27th, 2013
This week, Kane High School and Smethport Elementary and High Schools released brook trout fingerling that they have been raising as part of Pennsylvania Trout In the Classroom program. The McKean County Conservation District partnered with the schools to coordinate this event and helped release the fingerlings in Twomile Run at Wildcat Park. This is the end of a yearlong adventure for the students, who have been raising the trout from eggs as part of the TIC program. The students released the fish and also learned about aquatic invasive species, fly casting, and in-stream habitat.
Team "Aftershock" competed in the N.Y. State Moose Association 3-on-3 "March Madness" basketball tournament held at the Lakewood YMCA on Saturday - March 23.
HARRISBURG â€“ Ten wrestlers from the Kane youth wrestling program earned the right to participate in the 51st Annual Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championship Tournament last Friday and Saturday in Harrisburg. Aiden Hulings was the top finisher for the Kane contingent, competing in the 11 and 12 age division, 100-pound weight class.
HERSHEY â€“ Johnsonburg boys basketball's season did not end as sweet as the Rams would have hoped for.
But in the end, Johnsonburg made the District 12 champion Vaux Cougars work to earn their gold medals.
Vaux defeated Johnsonburg 83-63 in the PIAA Class A boys basketball championship game Friday afternoon at Giant Center.
The Kane Lady Wolves finished the 2012 season with an 8-8 record but showed a lot of improvement over the course of the year. The highlight of the season was a 5-1 late-season victory over eventual District 9 A Champions Elk County Catholic.
Kane girlsâ€™ track and field coach Jim Sirianni has a solid group of athletes returning for him this season, led by three standout seniors.
The Kane boysâ€™ track team will be coming into this season as the defending District IX Champions. Whenever you are coming off a successful season like last year, it usually means a rebuilding year. Kane will definitely be in that process in a lot of events.
The Kane Wolves 2013 baseball team will have a new coach leading them. Coach Josh Lindemuth served as an assistant under Mark Kossack for the previous two seasons. After Kossack resigned the post, Lindemuth moved up to the top position.
STATE COLLEGE â€“ At the press conference held in conjunction with the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Football and College Football Hall of Fameâ€™s 17th annual Awards Banquet, head football coaches Matt Rhule of Temple and Bill Oâ€™Brien of Penn State discussed their hopes for the upcoming 2013 football season.
CLARION â€“ Of Johnsonburg's 30 wins this season, Tuesday's was the sweetest one of all.
So sweet, in fact, that the Rams earned a trip to Hershey and the school's first appearance in a PIAA championship game.
Johnsonburg advanced to the PIAA Class A championship game with a 59-53 win over Lincoln Park at Clarion University in the PIAA semifinal round held Tuesday night.
Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said the Rams believed they could win even with Lincoln Park having four Division I recruits and reaching the state final the last two seasons.