All posts by Mike Slodki

  • KHS wrestlers execute winning combination, take 2nd place at regional

    SYCAMORE—When KHS wrestling coach Monty Jahns mentioned that his team had an eye on the postseason and may be better equipped for tournament settings, he wasn't kidding.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Rivalry Saturday tips to Kaneland boys

    KANELAND—For the Knights, good things have come in fours lately. The Kaneland boys improved to 13-8 (5-2 Northern Illinois Big XII) with a 48-38 win over the visiting Sycamore Spartans on Friday in Maple Park.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Strang to keep running at St. Joseph’s

    KANELAND—Those that compete in college cross-country and track compete at a higher level. That being the case, Kaneland High School senior Andie Strang has been doing that since 2007.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • KHS bowlers see season end in Roselle

    ROSELLE—When DeKalb and Lake Park are in your bowling sectional, it could make for a long morning.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Lady Knights finishing regular season strong

    KANELAND—Monday featured a textbook case of learning from your mistakes. After dropping a home matchup with Yorkville back on Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hoops unit traveled along Game Farm Road and secured a hard-fought 45-39 victory.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • KHS says never say die against Rochelle, beats Geneseo

    KANELAND—After the hysterics of Friday night, it was conceivable the Knights would have a letdown.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Wrestling defeated by Marmion Academy

    KANELAND—When you have evenings like Thursday against Marmion Academy, you have to look for bright spots.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Bowling’s regular-season end features wins over Geneva, IMSA

    KANELAND—With the 2010-11 regular season in a true homestretch, the only way to begin a busy week of competition for Kaneland bowling turned out to be the most ideal.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Lady Knights blown over by Leafs, get regional draw

    KANELAND—It’s over and done with, but Kaneland girls basketball would have loved to end its home schedule with a win on Saturday afternoon.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Girls hoops double (OT) trouble for SYC in 47-39 win

    KANELAND—If you are going to play some extra basketball, you might as well get a win out of the deal. Such was the case on Friday night in Maple Park.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Kaneland wrestling earns fourth at NIB-12 showcase

    ROCHELLE—Like KHS coach Monty Jahns said a week ago, Kaneland wrestling might just be a better tournament team than a dual team at this point.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Where the Redbird golfs: Guyton to ISU in fall

    KANELAND—Lady Knights senior Hayley Guyton is set to move from trying to best Barbs and Foxes to getting the upper hand on Bears and Braves.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Davidson, Boyle key in KHS winning own Flott Invite

    KANELAND—While the Knights sit with a dual record they’d no doubt like to improve, gatherings like the annual Margaret Flott Memorial Tournament hosted by KHS do a nice job of getting headed in the right direction.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Lady Knights split decisions

    KANELAND—Streator girls basketball must have felt like Saturday’s game with Kaneland was more of a trampling than a crossover.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Boys hoops now 9-8 on year

    KANELAND—Kaneland is finding that a tour through the Northern Illinois Big 12 might not be as filled with good fortune as the Knights would like.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Bowling drops two NIB-12 meetings

    Kaneland—Kaneland bowling, despite a 1-11 dual record, is still raring to go against any Northern Illinois Big XII opponent on its schedule.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Wrestling trumps Rochelle, sees action in Spartanland

    KANELAND—Kaneland wrestling earned an important Northern Illinois Big XII win and placed in the middle of the pack at the usual early-Jan. stop of the Sycamore Invite.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Girls hoops sandwiches win between two losses

    KANELAND—Kaneland girls basketball will have to be satisfied with a lone win concerning this past week’s tilts with rivals.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Lady Knight bowling falls to Huntley, Sycamore

    Kaneland bowling ran into tough luck against two familiar foes as it entered 2011. On Jan. 6, the Lady Knights dropped a 2,438-1,916 matchup with host Huntley High School, and fell to Sycamore on Thursday, 3,007-2,471, at Mardi...

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Nine-win Knights take BC, taken by 2 others

    KANELAND—Saturday looked a lot better than Friday for the Knights boys basketball roster. Coach Brian Johnson's crew took a 47-39 win against non-conference rival Burlington Central on Saturday, but fell to a physical Yorkville squad on Friday by...

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Lady Knights take 4th at Oswego East

    OSWEGO—It wasn’t the ideal end, but Kaneland girls hoops earned its best finish ever at the Oswego East Holiday Classic.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • KHS boys split final 2 games in Plano

    KANELAND—It wasn't the same ending to the tournament, and wasn't even the ideal ending to the fifth-place game for Kaneland boys hoops.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • Wrestling ends up sixth place at Flavin Invite

    DEKALB—With an 8-13 dual meet record through the first half of the year, Kaneland High School wrestling might not look like it's making strides.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • Bowlers struck with loss to Lisle

    LISLE—Lisle, Ill. was the site for Kaneland High School bowling to begin the second half of the 2010-11 campaign.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • KHS girls win first two at Oswego East

    OSWEGO—Throughout this 2010-11 season, Kaneland girls basketball has dropped hints that this was not the same team from last year.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Kaneland splits first 2 contests in Plano

    PLANO—All right, so the gift you receive this year won’t be as large as last year’s. If you’re Kaneland boys basketball, there is still ample time to end the holiday festivities on a strong note.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Grapplers take two in Wauconda, storm Flavin

    KANELAND—Instead of a face-full of candy and other winter goodies, Kaneland spent Thursday and this past Tuesday introducing opponents to a face-full of mat.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Knights use last-second heroics for win

    DEKALB—Kaneland boys basketball had a sense of the moment on Friday night in Barb-ville. It’s the last moment that counted the most. A basket by Chaon Denlinger just before the buzzer sounded took KHS to a 49-47 win over...

    • Posted December 23, 2010
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  • Lady Knights drop meeting with Dixon

    KANELAND—A crossover contest with Dixon provided a frigid result as winter approached for Lady Knights girls basketball on Saturday night.

    • Posted December 23, 2010
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  • Bowlers lose to L-P

    KANELAND—Lady Knights bowling might have to wait until this weekend for some holiday cheer. A meeting at Mardi Grad Lanes against the LaSalle-Peru lady Cavaliers resulted in a 2,958-2,314 loss, which dropped Kaneland to 1-6 on the season.

    • Posted December 23, 2010
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  • Grapplers take on four squads tough week

    KANELAND—While Kaneland wrestling has nabbed some nice individual wins lately, the dual meet results that are desired are harder to come by.

    • Posted December 23, 2010
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  • Lady Knight (1-5) bowling takes first meet of year

    DEKALB—It has been tough goings for the Lady Knights through the first four meets, but KHS hopes its fortunes are going up. The reason to believe the altering luck was exhibited during Monday afternoon’s victory over non-conference rival...

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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