All posts by Mike Slodki

  • 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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  • Lady Knights stump Hub rivals

    ROCHELLE—That's how you get back on an even keel. The Lady Knight volleyball outfit needed a way to solidify its Northern Illinois Big XII standing at the early outset of the conference slate.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Girls XC boasts exceptional totals in Sterling

    KANELAND—Regardless of what the rest of the season brings, Kaneland girls cross country runners can say they brought the best they had at their usual late-September stop.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Knight soccer leveled by Yorkville

    YORKVILLE—It wasn't a good time for the first Northern Illinois Big XII loss of the 2012 campaign, nor was it to the expected team.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • 6th in crowded ACC field marks good day for boys XC

    KANELAND—Despite an early scare in which an early fall led to a chain-reaction pile-up shortly after the race’s start, the Kaneland boys cross country team saw positive developments at the ACC Invite on Saturday.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • KHS serves up the usual

    Rushing, D just the combination for 41-0 win at Streator STREATOR, Ill.—You'll have to excuse the Kaneland Knights' football squad for being defensive.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Clean sweep: Kaneland trumps Ottawa on court

    KANELAND—It was a lucky 7 for KHS tennis last week. On Sept. 12, the Lady Knights took care of the next Northern Illinois Big XII crossover opponent in the form of Ottawa, and left with a 7-0 sweep...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Soccer nabs first NIB-12 win of ’12

    Kaneland—In Northern Illinois Big XII action, every win is of paramount importance on the soccer field.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Lady Barbs victimize Kaneland volleyball

    KANELAND—Over the past several years, Kaneland volleyball has made numerous strides. But even a program that has amassed back-to-back 19-win seasons will still have its problems with fellow established clubs.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Demolition Knight

    Kaneland dominates on both sides of ball in 42-0 rout of Sterling KANELAND—Kaneland and Sterling's football programs have had two highly anticipated and dramatic meetings in the last seven seasons.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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