Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines from the Past – Week of May 26, 2008

Memorial Day Parade Program Held in Kane
A large crowd turned out for the Memorial Day Parade and program held Monday in Kane.
Harold Hallberg, a Kane resident who served in the U.S. Army for 22 years, delivered the Memorial Day message.

Horton Wins 3rd Straight State Title
In front of a packed house at Shippensburg University, DJ Horton did what many felt couldn’t be done and that is to win three consecutive Pennsylvania Track and Field Championship titles in what is arguably the toughest of all athletic events, the pole vault. Now that he has done it, many are saying that it may never be done again in the modern era of fiberglass vaulting.

Lady Wolves Fall in Title Tilt
The Kane Lady Wolves’ softball team ended their season and their hopes for a district championship as they fell 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Moniteau Warriors in Clarion-Limestone.

Keystone Eliminates Wolves
The Keystone Panthers scored early and often yesterday afternoon at Berwind Park in St Marys and when the dust settled and the game was mercifully over, they had handed the Kane boys baseball team a 19-6 whipping. The loss drops the Wolves from the playoffs and puts a sour ending on an otherwise successful campaign. The Wolves end the 2008 season with a 15-6 record and an opening round win in the D-9 playoffs.

Kane Senior Honored for Her “Business Plan”
Kelsey Coppersmith of Kane doesn’t have her own pet, but her creative “business plan” about a mythical dog-care operation has been recognized in state competition.

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