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Wolves pin Cameron County for victory

January 6, 2012

The Kane Wolves wrestling team picked up where they left off from their biggest win of the year over Port Allegany.
Everyone was a key part of this win. With getting four forfeits the match was otherwise a good one to watch. The crowd was treated to some good matches.
Senior Mike Swartwood got things going for the Wolves as he picked up a nice win over a talented grappler in Nick Stuckey.
The last few matches of the evening played a big key in the team victory. Darren Brown, Will Hulings and Jamie Lingenfelter picked up pins to help secure the win.

Curwensville gets first win of season against Kane

January 5, 2012

The Curwensville Golden Tide came into the Wolves Den with an 0-4 record. Kane wasn’t sure what to expect as the tide started all sophomores. Curwensville put three players in double figures and a fourth that finished with nine.
It was a tight game throughout the first half. Two big desperation 3-pointers at the buzzer to end the first and second quarters proved to be shots that made the difference in the game.

Wolves defeat defending AML Champion Port Allegany

January 4, 2012

In front of a good crowd in the Wolves Den the Kane wrestling team picked up their biggest win of the year as they defeated defending AML Champion Port Allegany.
Cody Blankenship got Kane off to a great start as he picked up a pin over his opponent. In one of the most anticipated matches of both regional qualifiers from last year, Jon Gelsick defeated Lucas Manning, 7-1.

Kane Lady Wolves win Christmas Championship

January 3, 2012

DUKE CENTER – The Kane Lady Wolves closed out the season with the junior varsity and varsity winning their respective tournament championships.
The Lady Wolves secured their fourth straight Christmas Tournament with a dominating 69-31 win over home-standing Otto-Eldred.
“It was a good team win,” said Kane head coach Dave Kiehl.
All 11 girls played in the game while nine where able to get in the scoring column.

Adventures of a wildlife photographer

January 3, 2012

We are now into a new year. 2011 turned out to be a very good year for me photography wise. At the beginning of the year, I had no idea what to photograph, and with the long winter we were having, I was afraid I would miss some great winter shots. There were great opportunities out there, but most of my favorite places were snowed in, or I just didn’t feel like hiking into the woods with snow up to my waist. I know what you’re thinking! A true die hard photographer wouldn’t give it a second thought, trudging through the deep snow to get that perfect shot.

Poor second quarter leads to lose to Cameron County

December 22, 2011

The Kane Wolves were held to only two points in the second quarter and found themselves playing catchup the rest of the game against a good Cameron County team in a 40-30 loss.
The Red Raiders hit a big 3-pointer right before the buzzer in the first quarter to take a 6-point lead into the second quarter instead of a 3-point lead.
The Wolves' defense played tough but were trying to make big plays all night against a talented team. The free-throw line again was a problem as Kane converted only eight of their 23 tries.

Wolves pressure defense to much for Otto-Eldred

December 20, 2011

The Kane Lady Wolves got back on the winning ways with a convincing 55-24 win over Otto Eldred.
Kane, coming off a hard fought loss to Elk County Catholic on Friday night, wanted to get back to the things they have done in the earlier games. That is control the boards and play aggressive defense. The tight pressure defense led to several steals and layups throughout the night.

See full article by purchasing the Dec. 20 edition of The Kane Republican.

Elk County uses big third quarter to defeat Kane

December 17, 2011

Kane found itself on the short end Friday night in a 60-39 loss to visiting Elk County Catholic.
The Kane Wolves were able to stay with the Elk County Catholic Crusaders the first half despite only shooting five of 16 from the free-throw line. The Crusaders hit a big desperation 3-pointer right before the buzzer of the half to take a six-point lead into the locker room instead of a three-point lead.

Wolves improve to 3-1 with win over Sheffield

December 15, 2011

The Kane Lady Wolves again used a balance scoring attack to lift them to a win over Sheffield.
Audrey Perry again got off to a hot start as she hit for eight big points in the first quarter to lift the team’s intensity.
All 11 players that got in the game scored for the Lady Wolves.
Perry led the scoring with 10 points followed by Angie Geer with eight while Drew Victory, Kaila Jamerson and Taylor Bucheit each chipped in with six each.

Adventures of a wildlife photographer "Hidden Alaska" part 1

November 18, 2011

It is mid July just before 10 p.m. and I’m flying over the city of Seattle, Washington. The city is spectacular at night, with the famous Space Needle illuminated against the skyline. This is actually my second visit to the city. My first trip, over forty years ago, I was heading for the Army base at Fort Lewis. In that era, I felt sure I was on my way to South Vietnam, but as fate would have it, our company was deployed to another destination. You see, the Vietnam War was winding down, and the decision was made to reduce personnel going in that direction.

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