All posts by Mike Slodki

  • Soccer defeats Rosary

    AURORA—Kaneland High School girls soccer can get used to this.

    • Posted April 1, 2010
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  • KHS baseball drops 3 of first 4

    KANELAND—A quarter is nice to have every once in a while, but not when it's referring to victories in a season.

    • Posted April 1, 2010
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  • Lady Knights stage comeback

    MAPLE PARK—Maybe this is a truly new beginning for Kaneland softball.

    • Posted April 1, 2010
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  • Lady Knights kick off with 4-0 win

    MAPLE PARK—Ideal conditions met the Kaneland High School girls soccer team on Tuesday afternoon, as did an ideal result.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Baseball fills void with new talent

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland High School baseball seems to raise the bar every year, and this season hopes to be no different.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Boys track looks to top themselves

    Maple Park—Can the Kaneland High School boys track roster top last year’s exceptional finish?

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • 5 captains, new goalie for soccer

    MAPLE PARK—What happens when most of the Lady Knights soccer squad that scored a sizable upset over Hampshire in regional action returns?

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Willis joins many new softball faces

    MAPLE PARK—Despite finishing 27-9 in 2009, the Kaneland High School girls softball squad faces quite a number of challenges.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Ecker steps in for girls track

    MAPLE PARK—After a ninth-place finish in State a year ago, how do you repeat such a fine performance?

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • KHS boys track sets team mark at Byron

    Kaneland boys track had itself a productive indoor meet in Byron on Saturday.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Knights beat bulldogs

    KHS boys hoops finishes regular season 16-9 by Mike Slodki BATAVIA—Three years of frustration went a long way to being dealt with on Friday.

    • Posted March 4, 2010
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  • Kaneland swimmer Alef makes great showing at State

    Last week, Kaneland High School junior Grant Alef mentioned he hoped to see his name and picture adorn the school’s wall of State finalists.

    • Posted March 4, 2010
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  • Wrestlers Boyle, Davidson nab one win each at State meet

    The Kaneland High School wrestling program can be pleased that they not only sent two wrestlers to the Class 2A State meet at Assembly Hall in Champaign, but also had those grapplers get a win on the...

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Go LONG—KHS grad sets Elmhurst record

    Kaneland High School 2006 graduate Lyndsie Long of Sugar Grove made Elmhurst College women’s basketball history on Tuesday night, becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Knights sink Sycamore on Williams basket, 48-46

    SYCAMORE—Donovan Williams had plenty to say about the finish between Kaneland and Sycamore on Friday night off of Route 23.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Lady Knights eliminated by Rochelle in 3A opener

    There will be no repeating playoff opener success for Kaneland girls basketball in 2010.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Long makes Elmhurst women’s history

    For four seasons now, Kaneland High School 2006 graduate Lyndsie Long has been knocking down jumpers at Elmhurst College.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • KHS boys stops Sycamore, topped by Yorkville

    The Kaneland boys basketball team had a difficult first quarter before righting the ship in their last meeting with the Yorkville Foxes, but the most recent meeting on Friday had the host Foxes handing the Knights a...

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Bowling finishes 12th in sectional

    Kaneland High School bowling saw its season come to an end on Saturday morning.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Wrestlers boast two regional champs, five move on

    Fortunately for Knights wrestling, offseason plans aren’t starting just yet. Thanks to a fourth-place finish at Saturday’s regional at Belvidere High School, five Knight grapplers are scheduled to compete at this weekend’s sectional out at the home of...

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Lady Knights drop 2 in WSC homestretch

    With the regular season entering its homestretch, the Lady Knights basketball team fell to Western Sun Conference rivals Sycamore on Saturday and Yorkville on Friday.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Kaneland wrestlers handle Hampshire, Marengo

    Maple Park–Finishing their last regular season meet on Saturday, Kaneland is going at a pretty good clip to make something happen at Saturday’s packed regional.

    • Posted February 4, 2010
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  • Lady Knights defeated by WSC rival Rochelle

    Unfortunately for the Kaneland High School girls basketball squad, the results of the first quarter of Friday night’s contest against visiting Rochelle failed to be duplicated.

    • Posted February 4, 2010
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  • Bowlers end regular season, gear up for sectionals

    Kaneland bowling fell just 28 points short of matching Illinois Math & Science Academy during a battle at St. Paul’s School in Aurora on Thursday afternoon.

    • Posted February 4, 2010
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  • Lady Knights hang tough but lose to Barbs

    DEKALB—Kaneland girls basketball not only had to deal with the host DeKalb Lady Barbs and a vocal crowd, but also with the loss of guard Andie Strang before Friday's contest.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • KHS wrestling defends home mat at Flott Invite

    At the annual Flott Wrestling Invite on Saturday, the Knight grapplers saw plenty of first-place accolades come their way in an invite win.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Boys feel better after taking two

    How do you combat a three-game losing streak at a pivotal point in the season?

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Lady Knights fall to GS, Batavia in WSC meetings

    If only the Lady Knights could capture how prolific guard Andie Strang was in the first quarter of Friday's contest at Glenbard South, and duplicate it for everyone game-long.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Rochelle beats KHS bowling

    Tuesday afternoon spelled more Western Sun Conference action for the Lady Knight bowlers, but it resulted in a loss in Rochelle.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Bowlers beat Huntley in busy week

    While the Lady Knights bowling team found itself on the wrong end of a conference loss to Sycamore on Tuesday, Kaneland (3-5, 1-4 Western Sun Conference) beat Huntley by a final of 2,340-2,023 in varsity play.

    • Posted January 14, 2010
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  • Lady Knights come back vs. BC, lose to Batavia, Geneva

    Lady Knights basketball looked like it was headed for more of the same at Burlington Central, but came out with an extraordinary win.

    • Posted January 14, 2010
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  • Wrestlers exhibit strong Sycamore Invite showing

    With the way Kaneland High School wrestling began the regular season, conventional wisdom would dictate that it would perform better in Saturday’s 34th Sycamore Invite than last year.

    • Posted January 14, 2010
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