All posts by Mike Slodki

  • 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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  • KHS tennis has unbeaten week

    KANELAND—If tennis fans were wondering how the current talent on the roster would come together and produce on the courts, it’s been good so far.

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • Holm, juniors spur Kaneland boys XC

    PEORIA—Whatever the fortunes of the Kaneland High School boys cross country team this season, the Knights have a gelling core that will give those fortunes a fighting chance.

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • Golf takes care of H-BR, Yorkville, Sycamore

    KANELAND—Don’t look now, but the Kaneland golf roster (4-2, 2-0 NIB-12) could be stacking some wins together, thanks to stacking productive shots.

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • KHS soccer holds off IMSA, suffers two L’s

    KANELAND—When it comes to soccer, the match often comes down to a strong finish.

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • Knights’ high gear offense shines at Huntley, 40-12

    HUNTLEY—That wasn’t powerful wind gusts fans felt on Friday at Huntley High School.

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • Lady Knights volleyball plows through H-BR, Geneseo

    KANELAND—The Lady Knights improved to 4-4 in the early outset of the season after a 25-13, 25-10 sweep of the host Lady Royals of Hinckley-Big Rock on Thursday, followed by an Northern Illinois Big XII crossover with...

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • KHS girls XC has productive week

    KANELAND—Through two meets this week, the only thing able to stop the Lady Knights cross-country crew is sickness.

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • Boys Cross Country outpaces rivals

    ELBURN—On Tuesday, the Knights cross-country team built a nice block toward eventual success this season. They built it on the strength of their feet.

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • Knight golfers fall at Sterling in NIB-12 action

    STERLING—In a Northern Illinois Big XII crossover matchup, Kaneland golf was passed over.

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • Tennis serves defeat to two foes

    KANELAND—Not a bad week for Lady Knights tennis. A better than average week has KHS at 3-3 in dual meet competition.

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • Knights fall to 2-2 on pitch

    KANELAND—While the Kaneland High School soccer roster would rather leave the loss from Saturday against the DeKalb Barbs behind, they can take something with them—the fact that Kaneland will meet DeKalb later on and try to even...

    • Posted September 9, 2010
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  • Fun Fest: Romp brings affordable fun, fitness

    Maple Park—As summer makes its way into fall, what better way to get there than running or walking?

    • Posted September 3, 2010
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  • Fun Fest brings no shortage of entertainment

    Maple Park—“Anytime someone hears ‘town festival,’ they are looking for live music on some level and a good time,” Brian Stover of the Maple Park Fun Fest committee said.

    • Posted September 3, 2010
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  • Advantage—Kaneland

    Kaneland holds off host Rockets in opener, 37-22 by Mike Slodki BURLINGTON—When it comes to season openers, Kaneland can’t think of a better way to begin the football season.

    • Posted September 2, 2010
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  • Tennis overcomes early struggles

    KANELAND—A busy week for Lady Knights tennis had key players show progress.

    • Posted September 2, 2010
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  • Boys XC takes care of area foes

    ELBURN—Tuesday’s opening meet for the Kaneland boys cross-country roster seemed to serve two purposes.

    • Posted September 2, 2010
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  • Kaneland volleyball digs to 2-4 beginning

    KANELAND—If the Wheaton North Volleyball Classic would serve as an accurate barometer for how the Lady Knights volleyball team is doing, it looks like there’s progress, with more progress needing to be made for a successful campaign.

    • Posted September 2, 2010
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  • Lady Knights XC runs to 1st place

    ELBURN—It was anything but lonely at the top for Kaneland High school girls cross country.

    • Posted September 2, 2010
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