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The Kane boys' junior varsity team placed second at the Keystone Tip-off Tournament held this past weekend. The Wolves defeated the Keystone Panthers 49-44 to earn a spot in the championship game where they lost to DuBois. Andy Bundy and Jack Kocjancic were selected to the All-tournament team.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team finished their 2011-2012 regular season with a 14-1 record and won their first Allegheny Mountain League title.
Coach Dave Kiehl enters his fifth season as head coach of the Kane Lady Wolves with the bulk of last yearâ€™s team returning. Seven players will be suiting up for their senior season on the hardwood, along with four juniors. The 2011-2012 Lady Wolves finished the season 20-9, losing to WPIAL top seed Vincentian 62-60 in overtime in the opening round of the PIAA playoffs.
Kane boysâ€™ basketball head coach Brian Wymer has four starters returning from last yearâ€™s squad. The 2011-2012 Wolves finished the season 2-20 but Wymer is cautiously optimistic about this season.
In part 11 of my Alaskan adventure series, I was in southwestern Alaska in Katmai National Park, just yards from seeing my first brown bears. The bear watching came to a quick halt as a fishing bald eagle put on show only feet from where I stood. Getting that close to a hunting bald eagle, and capturing a great image, made me forget for a moment why I came to this magnificent park, to see and photograph North Americaâ€™s top predator, the Alaskan brown bear.
Itâ€™s been nearly two weeks since the Kane Wolves 2012 football season came to a screeching halt with their 33-27 loss to Karns City in the District 9 Class AA final. The knowledge that they were 12 seconds away from the title is sure to be something that sticks with the Kane coaches, players and fans, but it doesnâ€™t diminish a great season.
Harlem Wizards' player Swoop makes friends with the crowd during Wednesday's game with the Kane Lobos. Swoop and his teammates entertained the capacity crowd with their amazing basketball skills and their crazy antics. The event was a fundraiser for the Kane Elementary PTO.
W. James Host, a native of Sheffield who was born at the Kane Community Hospital, was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 17.
The Kane Area High School varsity cheerleading competition team was dealt a big blow just days before the 30th the Annual Pennsylvania State Cheerleading Championships, held this past weekend at the Kovalchick Complex on Indiana University of Pennsylvaniaâ€™s campus.
Editors Note: Dressed weights are listed for all bears unless otherwise indicated.
MT. JEWETT â€“Â A total of 45 bears harvested throughout five different counties were processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett on Saturday, the opening day of this year's four-day bear season. Of those bears, the majority-- 31-- were female, and most had been harvested in McKean County.