All posts by Mike Slodki

  • Tennis duo places fourth at sectional, head to State

    KANELAND—For the way things ended up at IHSA tennis Sectionals at St. Charles East on Saturday, all you had to do was look at Lindsay Jurcenko and Amelia Napiorkowski.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Boys XC finishes seventh at NIB-12

    ELBURN—In a tough group of teams, Kaneland had several standouts at the first-ever gathering of the Northern Illinois Big XII conference.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Lady Knights volleyball sweeps foe Sycamore

    KANELAND—Lady Knights volleyball has a funny relationship with the inevitable. As in, they've done a good job of spoiling it lately.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Soccer stages ninth win

    KANELAND—Kaneland wasn’t the opponent you can overlook when it comes to playing Sycamore in 2010. Kaneland had the Spartans’ number on Thursday, scoring two second-half goals to win 2-1.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Howland earns all NIB-12 honor at conference

    ELBURN—For the majority of the 2010 season, Kaneland girls cross-country has struggled to post a full lineup.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • KHS makes itself at home in 34-13 win at Yorkville

    by Mike Slodki YORKVILLE—Friday night at Campbell Field in Yorkville featured four quarters of Fox hunting. For Kaneland, the instrument of choice was a scalpel.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Lady Knights tennis serves up talent at NIB-12, eyes IHSA Sectionals

    ROCHELLE—There was no rest this past weekend for Kaneland tennis.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Four!

    Guyton gets last qualifying State spot after Sectional KANELAND—This is becoming old hat for Kaneland’s Hayley Guyton.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Knights soccer finds offense against NIB-12

    KANELAND—In the “world’s most popular sport,” goals can be quite hard to come by, no matter the level.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • V-ball spikes Geneva for first time since 1991

    KANELAND—This past week saw Lady Knights volleyball take care of an NIB-12 opponent, participate in some Iowa action, and vanquish an old foe.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Knight boys hit Sterling Invite, finish in 14th

    STERLING—The annual Sterling Invitational usually provides tough competition for the visiting Kanenald boys cross country crew.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Girls run mid-pack in Sterling race

    STERLING—Could it be a perfect storm of sorts for the Lady Knights cross country team?

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Barb-eque: Knights batter DeKalb, now 6-0

    KANELAND—Dealing with the hysterics of 2010 homecoming? Fine. Having to host a DeKalb team that just came off of a win at LaSalle-Peru and was at the .500 mark in week six under coach Marty Sanders? OK.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Golfers win NIB-12 East, finish third at Regionals

    KANELAND—Looks like KHS has a bunch of straight shooters.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Girls cross country take third in Freeport

    KANELAND—Looks like the Kaneland girls satisfied some pretzel cravings.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Kaneland digs up win at Dixon HS

    DIXON—Lady Knights volleyball won't be able to get enough of visiting its neighbors to the west.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Lady Knight racketeers 8-6-1

    KANELAND—Kaneland Lady Knights tennis is still holding its own at this season's late juncture.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Kaneland rolls over Rochelle, improves to 5-0

    ROCHELLE—For a myriad of reasons, Kaneland has had Rochelle’s number lately on the gridiron.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Soccer now 5-4-2

    KANELAND—Knight soccer found a good way to see how its skills were progressing.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Lady Knights tennis beats DeKalb

    KANELAND—With the tennis season essentially in its homestretch, this is not a Lady Knights team that is dragging across the finish line.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Girls XC nabs 5th at Rock River Run

    STERLING—While gradually working its way back to a full lineup, the lineup Kaneland girls cross country had at its disposal put together a nice Saturday.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Holm boosts KHS at Sterling Rock River Run

    STERLING—With a personal best on the Rock River Run course at Hoover Park in Sterling, all Knight athlete Trevor Holm could say was, “My teammates think it’s gross.”

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • KHS spikes Rochelle, Yorkville

    KANELAND—Kaneland rose back up to the .500 mark with a strong victory at Rochelle by a final of 25-14, 25-8 on Sept. 22, and elevated its season tally with a 25-10, 25-18 win against Yorkville on Tuesday.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Dark Knight for LP: Kaneland takes 56-7 win

    KANELAND—Much like the summer hours that tick away into fall, the chances for the visiting LaSalle-Peru Cavaliers ticked away with every scoring drive put together by the Kaneland Knights.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Kaneland golf powers through Indian Creek, Plano in nice week

    KANELAND—Kaneland earned two wins over rivals from the Interstate Eight Conference and the Little Ten.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • KHS tennis takes care of Yorkville

    KANELAND—It figures that the only thing to stop Kaneland from exhibiting its tennis prowess would be the elements on Tuesday.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Boys XC takes seventh at Eddington

    ELBURN—Kaneland boys cross country had to wade not only through 18 other full varsity teams, but also the weather at the annual Eddington Invite.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • KHS soccer shuts out Morris

    Kaneland ties rival Rochelle in storm KANELAND—The young Knights took care of visiting Morris on Thursday by a final of 3-0.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Eddington Invite sees girls place 14th

    ELBURN—Armed with six seniors in its arsenal at the Eddington Invite, the Kaneland High School girls cross country roster braved 16 other teams and finished 14th out of 17 varsity teams.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • VB drops 2 NIB-12 contests to DeKalb, Sycamore

    KANELAND—When it comes to Northern Illinois Big XII play, the Lady Knights volleyball club plays against its share of tough competition.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Three-and-OH!

    Knights run over crossover foe Dixon, 55-6 by Mike Slodki MAPLE PARK—Looks like Kaneland Knights football is putting the rest of its schedule on notice. The visiting Dixon Dukes certainly noticed.

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • VB nabs 3 wins, starts NIB-12 conference play

    KANELAND—Lady Knights volleyball began the week with a satisfactory performance in Bartlett, and ended with its first-ever Northern Illinois Big XII win.

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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