All posts by Mike Slodki

  • The toughest path to State

    Loaded Sectional tests successful Lady Knight cross country team Kaneland—It seems like old times for the Lady Knight cross county squad, which is just fine.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • BXC’s big day in Belvidere

    Boys running crew clinches 16th trip to State in 26 years Kaneland—Chilly weather and northern Illinois powerhouses did their collective best to stop Kaneland boys cross country.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • NIB-12 champions

    Last-minute heroics lead to win over Morris, 3rd-straight conference crown Kaneland—It was anyone's ballgame to win.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Back to the top

    Soccer crew wins 2nd regional plaque in 3 seasons Kaneland—Saturday's Class 2A Burlington Central Regional title match between No. 1 Kaneland and No. 2 Burlington Central was a tight affair between two teams playing with a well-disciplined edge.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Big win keeps Girls XC party going

    Effort of top 7 nabs 1st regional crown in 20 years KANELAND—If you don't have totals worthy of a sectional, your season comes to an end in girls cross country.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Strong end for KHS tennis

    2 entries represent Lady Knights program proudly KANELAND—No State medals were garnered, but the two separate Lady Knight entries that made the trip to the IHSA State meet at various northwest suburban tennis courts acclimated themselves well.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Good enough

    Boys XC punches Sectional ticket with 2nd-place finish KANELAND—If it weren't for Crystal Lake Central, Kaneland High School boys cross country would have even more to celebrate.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Special Export

    With area's help, local athlete Dyer can head Down Under KANELAND—Kaneland junior Nate Dyer has had quite the list of athletic accomplishments.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Volleyball passes 1st playoff test

    Kaneland—Tuesday's playoff opener got rid of the bad taste of last year's crushing opening defeat pretty well.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Higher ground

    Kaneland gets best of Sycamore in a rush in Homecoming game KANELAND—There's beauty in simplicity.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • KHS tennis trio heads to State

    Schrepferman, Emmanouil, Jurcenko set school record Kaneland—St. Charles East High School was the site of Saturday's IHSA Tennis Sectional, and also the site of some happy Lady Knight athletes.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Knights emerge victor in rivalry contest

    KANELAND—Nothing like a tight and close match to show what you're made of. It looks as if Kaneland High School soccer is made of pretty strong material.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Weekend in Normal caps extraordinary golf campaign

    Rain clips State tourney, but KHS fights hard in first trip since '95 KANELAND—It'll be a trip to remember for Kaneland High School golf.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Kaneland girls excel in wet conditions

    L-P site of admirable totals for NIB-12 meet Kaneland—Running conditions at Baker Lake Park in Peru, Ill., were interesting, to say the least.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • 4-place output for KHS boys at NIB-12

    Carter leads Knights in crowded field Kaneland—"Rain, rain, go away" is the usual saying. The Knights just had to go forward in unusual weather.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Volleyball navigates homestretch

    Kaneland—What was automatic for Sycamore in the past is anything but in the present.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • No lows at 7-0

    Knights take hunt to Foxes in 55-0 win YORKVILLE—Foxes football must have felt like it was in a valley of the same name after the final buzzer sounded on Friday.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • It’s in the hole

    Strong Sectional effort punches Knight golf's State ticket KANELAND—Kaneland golf will be taking swings at Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • KHS tennis solidifies upper-tier status in NIB-12

    No. 1 doubles outplays field; Lady Knights finish 2nd to Sycamore Kaneland—If Lady Knights tennis keeps this current level of play up, they'll be seeing good things come their way in the homestretch of 2012.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Girls get Sterling meet under belts

    KANELAND—It was a truncated lineup that took to the course at Sterling. It was a way to improve and get even more battle tested en route to conference and beyond for those that participated.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Back in the hunt

    Lady Knights stifle Morris, take down DeKalb KANELAND—KHS volleyball earned another conference win against a rival, then faced neighbors even further west before accomplishing a first-ever task against DeKalb in a busy week.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Modified lineup takes Byron Handicap meet

    Cutsinger, Kuipers emerge from pack for boys XC KANELAND—If it's early October, you'll know where to find Kaneland boys cross country.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Redemption

    Knights win rematch over Yorkville; add wins over Plainfield East, Rochelle KANELAND—Just shoot the ball, because who knows what it'll bring.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Champions—Twice As Nice

    Kaneland—Much like the ball off a drive, the Knights' golf team's fortunes keep going up and forward.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Tennis bests Senior Night with flourish

    KANELAND—If only every week could be as successful as this one for Kaneland High School tennis.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Rout(e) 66

    KANELAND—Fellow Northern Illinois Big XII (NIB-12) schools must be shaking their collective heads when it comes to the prospect of facing Kaneland football.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Knight boys run circles around Freeport

    KANELAND—There's nothing like a victory pretzel. You can ask the Kaneland High School boys cross-country team.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Girls pound Pretzel Invite field

    KANELAND—It was the 36th annual Pretzel Invite hosted by Freeport High School on Saturday, but the only number that mattered was "1."

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Lady Knights drop tight match to Geneva, beat Ottawa

    KANELAND—Lady Knights volleyball could have rolled through this week with two victories as they enter the final third of the 2012 regular season.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Soccer takes it on the foot vs. DeKalb

    KANELAND—It's a given that any Northern Illinois Big XII matchup on the soccer pitch is the furthest thing from a guarantee, regardless of record.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Roast of Rochelle

    Knights’ passing attack works with defense in 34-6 win at Rochelle ROCHELLE—Knights football is making road quests feel like home. That's how good they've been playing.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Taking care of business

    KHS racketeers sweep the Rochelle Quad field KANELAND—Once the end of the school week hits, many a student would just like to take a breather. Kaneland High School tennis would just rather take opponents’ breath away.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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