Thanksgiving Day Football 11/27/14
Detroit (8-4) 34 vs
Chicago (5-7) 17
As they do every year, Detroit played a home game on Thanksgiving Day. This time
they were matched up against divisional rival Chicago. Chicago QB Jay Cutler came
out firing the ball all over the field. Cutler through 2 touchdown passes to WR
Alshon Jeffery in the first quarter to jump out to a 14-3 lead. The lead wouldnâ€™t
last long as Detroit responded with 3 touchdown drives in the second quarter.
Detroit WR Calvin â€śMegatronâ€ť Johnson scored 2 of those touchdowns. Detroit took a
Ten hunters entered their deer in the Kane Fish and Game Clubâ€™s annual Big Buck Contest on Monday evening. The panel of veteran judges awarded prizes to five entries, with no junior or mentored hunters entering this year's contest. The judges included Lee Gausman, who has been helping with the contest for 50 years and Larry Lamping, who was working in his 40th contest.
Earning the title of Mr. Big Buck was Sheffieldâ€™s Larry Heeter. Heeter brought down his 10-point, 152-pound buck in Forest County. The winning buck had 156.84 inches of antlers.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Sportsmen's Club held its 47th annual Buck Contest on Monday evening at the club pavilion along Division Street Extension.
Jacob Lister of Mt. Jewett, a junior at Kane Area High School, won the prize for the Overall Biggest Buck. His 10-point scored 110 using the Buckmasters scoring system.
The winning buck, shot near Emporium, has an outside antler spread of 19 inches. The winner weighed in at 138 pounds.
James W. Asp, 45, of 130 Greeves St., Kane, died late Sunday morning, Nov. 30, 2014 at the home of his parents at 15 Asp Ln. following an extended illness.
Born Sept. 16, 1969 in Kane, he was the son of Alan and Deborah Asp Asp.Â
He had been a cook at The Waffle Shop in State College as well as at a country club, also in State College.
Jim was a member of Emmanuel Mission Church in Kane and of the Lamont Community Association.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The horrific scars of D-Day are forever etched in the mind of U.S. Army veteran Bill Carl of Mt. Jewett.
Just 19 years old, Carl was a newly-enlisted soldier with the U.S. 1st Infantry Division (The â€śBig Red Oneâ€ť) that was a key part of the D-Day invasion at Omaha Beach in Normandy on June 6, 1944.
Thousands of young Americans died as the German army fired round after round of shells from their fortified bunkers at strategic locations along the hills bordering the beach.
Marilyn Louise Durnell, 76, of Warren, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, surrounded by her family.
Marilyn was born Aug. 23, 1938, in Warren. She is the daughter of the late Merle and Genevieve Marlett Eames.
Marilyn was a 1956 graduate of Warren High School. She had worked at various locations in the Warren area and was previously the president of the Warren and Forest ARC. Marilyn was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother--she was truly committed to her family and faith in God.
James W. Asp, 45, of 15 Asp Ln., Lamont, died Sunday morning, Nov. 30, 2014 at his residence after a long illness. Arrangements, in care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
SLIPPERY ROCK â€“ Donâ€™t dwell on Kaneâ€™s â€śBlack Fridayâ€ť loss to Sharpsville in the quarterfinals of the state Class A football tournament.
Look instead on a fantastic season that saw the Wolves bounce back from two straight one-point losses to win four consecutive games en route to a District 9 championship--only the second in school history.
SLIPPERY ROCK â€“ The Kane Wolves storybook season has come to an end. The 2014 Wolves, who regrouped from three midseason one-point losses to go on a postseason tear came up against a tough Sharpsville squad on Friday night and lost 50-14. The District 10 Champion Blue Devils scored 24 points in the final five minutes of the first half to blow open a close game.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Genius Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas