All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Talent is Central for KHS boys track

    KANELAND—Opposing boys track outfits not only had to deal with threatening weather and a power outage that created a stoppage in action, but also the Kaneland Knights. With 160.5 points, KHS was well ahead of Burlington Central’s...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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    Softball outlast Morris, has rematch with Sycamore

    KANELAND—The Lady Knights softball team’s overall record is staying afloat as the regular season inches closer and closer to its end. Last Thursday, the Lady Knights defeated the capable Morris Lady Redskins down in Grundy County territory...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Pack the Park event at Fifth Third Bank Park May 19

    GENEVA—The Kaneland Knights and Batavia Bulldogs baseball teams want to pack the park at Geneva’s Fifth Third Bank Park May 19 to raise money for three honorary families to help them in their battles with cancer. This...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Schuberg, Krueger help U-D win first golf title since 1975

    DUBUQUE, IOWA—The University of Dubuque captured its first men’s golf title in 39 years after posting a 7-shot victory at the 2014 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Men’s Golf Championships. Kaneland grads Josh Schuberg and Troy Krueger...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Burton A. Brown Jr.

    Burton A. Brown Jr., 68, of Maple Park, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. He was born Feb. 12, 1946, in Indianapolis, the son of Burton and Mary (Jones) Brown. Burton was...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Betty I. Neisendorf

    Betty I. Neisendorf, 82, of Hampshire, Ill., passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, at her home, with her family by her side. She was born June 7, 1931, in Maple Park, the daughter of Adam and Lois...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Letter: ‘A choice between books and lightbulbs’

    At the April 24 board meeting, the Sugar Grove Public Library Board voted to increase fees for the use of the meeting rooms in the library for all groups. This has already generated a clamor in the...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Kaneland United Soccer Club tryouts begin May 19

    ELBURN—The Kaneland United Soccer Club (KUSC) is holding tryouts for its competitive travel program May 19 through 30. Players need to pre-register online at www.kanelandunitedsoccerclub.com or contact Brad Simmons at (630) 463-9001, ext. 709. KUSC fields girls...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Kaneland boys basketball golf outing June 7

    SUGAR GROVE—The Kaneland Boys Basketball program will host its fifth annual golf outing on Saturday, June 7, at Bliss Creek Golf Club in Sugar Grove. The event is a fundraiser for the program, and funds raised will...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • KHS, McDole in tech demonstration

    SPRINGFIELD—Kaneland High School and McDole Elementary School are among approximately two of 60 schools statewide that will participate in the annual TECH 2014 Students for the Information Age event on Thursday, May 8, at the Illinois State...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Community Corner: Arts Initiative celebrates festival, welcomes Cavern Beat

    by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Arts Initiative Three thousand guests attended the 15th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival on Sunday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Patrons and participants alike enjoyed their time...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Kaneland Krier earns awards from NISPA, IHSA

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Krier attended a journalism competition hosted by the Northern Illinois School Press Association (NISPA) at DuPage Community College on Friday, April 25. Awards were won by the staff as a whole and individually. As a...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you to Kaneland wrestlers

    I wish to offer a big thank you to the Kaneland wrestlers. These hard-working boys are spending their weekends helping out the seniors by doing free spring yard clean-ups. By working together, it’s amazing what they accomplish...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Boys track shows no-doubt clout

    Photo: Kaneland’s senior Brock Robertson (above) had a big day for the Knights Saturday, winning both the 110m hurdles (15.75) and 300m hurdles (40.30). Photos by Mary Paulson Peterson Prep No. 45 goes KHS way KANELAND—When you’re...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Can’t count ‘em out

    KHS softball earns come-from-behind win KANELAND—Under wind-swept and sunny skies, the forecast was less than appealing for the Lady Knights softball squad in Sycamore on Friday. A three-run barrage in the top of the first inning soon...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • KUMC Mother-Daughter Banquet

    KANEVILLE—All mothers and daughters in the community are invited to the Kaneville United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 4, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for its annual Mother-Daughter Banquet. The potluck supper will begin in the basement,...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Covenant of Grace Church pancake breakfast

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Church will host a free pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 17, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, Main Street in Sugar Grove. The breakfast will benefit the Between Friends...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Dawn Lynnette Long

    Dawn Lynnette Long, 45, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Friday, April 18, 2014. Dawn was born on June 9, 1968, at Delnor Hospital in St. Charles, to...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Sadie Ann Sane

    Sadie Ann Sane, 76, of Elburn, passed away peacefully Friday, April 25, surrounded by the love of her family. Sadie is survived by her loving children Diane Lynn (Dennis) Mattoon, Deborah Kay (Brian) Terpstra and Dayton (Gabriella)...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Covenant of Grace Church pancake breakfast

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Church will host a free pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 17, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, Main Street in Sugar Grove. The breakfast will benefit the Between Friends...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Dawn Laynnette Long

    Dawn Laynnette Long, 45, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Friday, April 18, 2014. Dawn was born on June 9, 1968, at Delnor Hospital in St. Charles, to...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Hill’s Country Store anniversary celebration Monday

    Hill’s Country Store’s 7 year anniversary celebration will take place Monday at the store. Cake and ice cream will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and the event includes raffles, prizes and giveaways.

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you from Matt McCannon MS committee

    From the family of Matt McCannon, we would like to thank all of the friends, family, Sugar Grove and surrounding community neighbors and businesses that helped make the Matt McCannon MS fundraiser successful. We are especially grateful...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • KHS Students finish seventh in national math competition (external link)

    KHS students Erika Carlson, Nick Likeum, Eun Woo (James) Lim, Muhammad (Munib) Rehman and Ethan Witt recently participated in Moody’s Mega Math Challenge https://m3challenge.siam.org/, and tied for 7th place. The internet-based math modeling competition involved 1,152 teams...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Softball recovers vs. Batavia after taking it on helmet

    Photo: Morgan Weber scored six runs, and had three hits and a home run in the Knight’s doubleheader wins over Batavia Runs come home after two non-conference losses KANELAND—While it might be nice to be close to...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Unger to take over Chiefs program from Randall

    SUGAR GROVE—Former Waubonsee Community College player Brad Unger has been named to succeed long-time Chiefs head baseball coach Dave Randall. After 37 seasons and nearly 1,850 games at Waubonsee, Randall is relinquishing the reins of the program...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Thielk sets State record in bench press

    Kaneland junior Zack Thielk set an Illinois state record at the World Association of Bench Pressers and Deadlifters championship in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., two weekends ago. Thielk bench pressed 342 pounds at the competition. Courtesy Photo

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Rodriguez named NACC Athlete of week for track and field

    AURORA—Aurora University freshman Lisa Rodriguez of Sugar Grove was named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Week. Rodriguez helped lead the Spartans to a second place finish at the Wheaton...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Easter celebration at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church (SGUMC) will host its Easter celebration on Holy Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. to noon at the church, 176 Main St., Sugar Grove. Invite your neighbors and bring the grandkids to...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Russell W. Stewart

    Russell W. Stewart, 66, of Sugar Grove, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, at The Tillers in Oswego, Ill. He was born June 27, 1947, in Chicago, the son of the late Henry and Evelyn Stewart....

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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