September 13th, 2011
Iâ€™ve mentioned hummingbirds many times in my writings, but never have actually written much about them. We are only a week or so from fall, and, yes, I still have my hummingbird feeder up. I watched two hummers this morning, so they are still around. Taking down your hummingbird feeders on Labor Day doesnâ€™t send a message to these little guys to go south. They know when to go, and your hummingbird feeders have nothing to do with it.
The Kane girls soccer team falls to an aggressive Ridgway team 5-0.
"We weren't able to play to our strengths and capitalize on some of the scoring opportunities we were given," said Kane head girls soccer coach Allie Saquin. "The Ridgway team wanted it more than us, that was the bottom line; they played well as a team and took control of the field for the majority of the game.
The young Lady Wolves hosted their annual JV tournament Saturday as seven teams battled it out on the court for the first place trophy. In a single bracket format, the Wolves had an opportunity to play all the other teams and gained a lot of court experience.
"The tournaments are great for the girls because they get to play through so many different game situations and itâ€™s such a great learning experience for them," said Kane head girls varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "We did a lot of good things today and worked on those things that are our weaknesses.Â
Gary Wayne Powell, 61, a 1967 graduate of Hornell Senior High School, died on April 15, 2011 in San Francisco after a two year battle with brain cancer.
Pearl M. Lantz, 88, formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born May 14, 1923, in Smethport, she was a daughter of Frank and Mildred Maley Barbour.Â On May 30, 1942, in Smethport, she married Victor L. Lantz who died Aug. 17, 2011.
Mrs. Lantz had worked at Stackpole.Â She was a member of St. Margaretâ€™s Episcopal Church and belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary.
Myron Francis Jolly, 88, formerly of 101 Hemlock Ave., died Sunday morning, Sept. 11, 2011, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born June 19, 1923, in DeYoung, he was a son of the late M. Dewitt and Edith Robinson Jolly.Â On Sept. 21, 1946, at St. Callistus rectory, he married Dorothy Jeanne Eliason.
Mr. Jolly loved flying and was in the Army Air Corps, U.S. Air Force and the PA National Guard Reserve, serving 24 years total. He retired as Captain in 1983.Â He had retired from Stackpole Carbon Company (Ceramagnet Div.) in 1982.
Kim Causer, 55, of 381 Dewey Ave., Hazel Hurst, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at her residence.
Born April 26, 1956, in Kane, she was a daughter of Tony and Gladys Corneilous Cesario.Â On Sept. 13, 1980, in Mt. Jewett, she married Paul Causer who survives.
Mrs. Causer was a member of the United Methodist Church and belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary. She had been employed as a baker at Mikeâ€™s Shursave.
COUDERSPORT â€“ The Kane Wolves took to the road Friday to take on a good Coudersport Falcon squad coming off a 35-point win last week against Johnsonburg.
With threat of a storm around the area their was a little concern that the game would even be able to be played. But the skies stayed clear and made for a great night for football. The Wolves and Falcons wouldn't let anyone down as the crowd was treated to a good game.
The Kane Lady Wolves brought home a sweep of the DCC Cardinals to even their record at 1-1.
The Wolves never let DCC take control of any games as they defeated them in three 25-14, 25-17, 25-15.
"We played a little methodically but a little lax at times but we got the job done and managed to stay in control of the match," said Kane head girls varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "At some point in each game, we took over and ran up points to finish the games strongly."
With more consistent passing and aggressive serving and attacking, the Lady Wolves showed their potential.
Kim Causer, 55, of 381 Dewey Rd., Hazel Hurst, died Friday afternoon at her residence following a lengthy illness.Â Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.