A four-year starter in three sports at Central High School in East Corinth, Joseph Kane has made his mark on the Penobscot Valley Conference during his high school career. Joey has starred for the Red Devils soccer team for four seasons and was named a Penobscot Valley Conference Second Team All-Star in 2003 and First Team selection in 2004. During both campaigns, he served as his team's captain and was named to the All Eastern Maine Class C Team.
Joey was a three-lime captain of the Central boys basketball squad and named to the conference's All-Defensive team three times. During his junior and senior years, he was a PVC All-Academic performer and a Second Team All-Star in 2004-2005. Joey was named to participate in the McDonald's Senior C-D All-Star Game. The catcher on Central's baseball team, he is a two-time all-conference squad member (second team). He served as his team's captain as both a junior and a senior. In the summer he plays American Legion Baseball and is a two-time All-Zone selection.
Joey is active in school life at Central where he has been active in the Student Council, National Honor Society, the math team, the science dub, and the stock market game. As a sophomore, he was selected to participate in the Maine Youth Leadership Program. Joey has been involved in the Boy Scouts and has worked as a volunteer in youth coaching and tutoring. He has won numerous academic awards, including recognition for excellence in algebra, advanced math, chemistry, and accounting.
An outstanding scholar, Joey is the salutatorian of his class of 69 students and has a career average of 98.11 in a highly challenging curriculum. He plans to attend Husson College next fall where he intends to minor in either sports management or accounting. He is the son of Valarie and David Kane of Bradford.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
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The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.