All posts by Mike Slodki

  • Kaneland volleyball nabs WSC win over Rochelle

    MAPLE PARK—Not a bad way to start the conference season if you’re Kaneland High School volleyball.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Tennis beats Minooka, loses to IMSA

    Lady Knights tennis (1-3) got back on track with a win against Minooka on Thursday by a 5-2 dual score, but fell to IMSA (5-2) the following Tuesday.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Boys XC beats EA, Yorkville

    What did you do with your Tuesday? KHS boys cross country spent it getting the upper hand over East Aurora (23-38) and Yorkville (15-50) at Elburn Woods.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Knights fall short to Huntley

    MAPLE PARK—It almost had the makings of a classic final-drive victory for Kaneland football on Friday night at Peterson Field.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Year 3 of Fedderly era begins with 35-0 win over BC

    MAPLE PARK—It seemed like old times on Friday night at Peterson Field.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Golfers edge Spartans, fall to Marengo Indians

    For now, everything’s coming up snake-eyes for the Kaneland High School golfers.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Volleyball begins 2009 at 2-4

    While the Lady Knights volleyball squad got some wins under its belt, the aim is to remedy the initial 2-4 start to 2009.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Cross country complete double-win at home

    Lady Knights run over W. Chicago, W. Academy; Boys XC handles visiting rosters

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Tennis takes top 3 finish at Plainfield North

    It can be intimidating to face seven other teams on a single Saturday, but KHS didn’t mind, taking third place at the Plainfield North Invite on Saturday.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • KHS suffers winless week on soccer pitch

    Soccer fell to 1-2-1 in a week that pitted the Knights against highly formidable competition.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Four days of music at Fun Fest

    Fun Fest-goers are already primed to enjoy the four-day weekend with food and parades, but cool bands will be on hand to bring the excitement level to even higher levels.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Lady Knights lose opening two skirmishes

    The effort was there, the preferred end result was not, however.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • American Girls

    SUGAR GROVE—Killeen Castle in County Meath, Ireland, will have a tough road ahead if it wants to compare to the extravaganza put on in Sugar Grove this past week.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Golfers drop opening dual at Wheaton Academy

    ST. CHARLES—Kaneland High School golf had a fairly good total of its top four scores on Monday at Pheasant Run in St. Charles.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Knights soccer opens 1-0 against Marengo

    MAPLE PARK—Against the always physical Marengo Indians, the host Knights soccer squad held its own, enough to open 2009 with a win.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Boys Soccer vs. Marango

    Photos from Aug. 25, 2009 Final score: Kaneland 4, Marango 2

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Departure means opportunity

    MAPLE PARK—Second-year coach Tim Larsen has to deal with a lineup that sees personnel like Emma Anderson, Katie Hatch, Anna Rossi, Kristen Sanecki and Jen Zmrhal gone to graduation.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Kaneland golf hope youth is strong

    MAPLE PARK—While Kaneland High School golfers are sure to be missing a senior presence from last year, the younger golfers moving up bring experience.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Loaded with talent, ready to unload on opponents

    MAPLE PARK—Watch out, Knights football fans. The Kaneland Knights football roster got a taste of playoff action a year ago after being absent in 2007, and liked what they had.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Knights stride for better things

    MAPLE PARK—When Kaneland boys cross country finishes eighth in the Class 2A State gathering in 2008, what do they want to do for an encore?

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Knights soccer turns new page

    MAPLE PARK—Plenty of encouraging signs were all around during last year’s Kaneland High School boys’ soccer season.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Girls XC sees return of talent

    MAPLE PARK—With the Lady Knight girls cross country roster getting stopped after a sixth-place finish at the Class 2A Belvidere Sectional a year ago, the group wishes to hold off offseason plans a little later, in to...

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Festival’s community stage full of fun

    Somehow, some way, Elburn Days will attempt to pack an astounding amount of fun on the community stage from Friday, Aug. 21, through Sunday, Aug. 23.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Rock out at Elburn Days

    There’s no better place to rock out in late-August than the main stage at Elburn Days.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Annual truck pull set for Saturday

    For 80 years, Elburn Days has been letting festival-goers run wild.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Cancel the diet

    Want to sample mounds of area foods without having to go through the area?

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Long Time: Girls hoops great gives back

    It wasn’t too long ago that Lyndsie Long was running up and down the court draining three-pointers against the likes of Batavia and Geneva, for highly successful Kaneland Lady Knight basketball squads.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Spreading the cheer

    A group of Kaneland JV and varsity cheerleaders spent time volunteering at Feed My Starving Children in Aurora on Monday.

    • Posted August 7, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Dropping back

    KHS coaching staff member Brian Aversa looks on over passing drills during Tuesday’s football fundamentals camp for middle school students.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Pitch of Dreams

    Area youngsters wishing to be budding soccer players try their craft during Tuesday’s edition of Kaneland High School’s soccer fundamentals camp for 2nd-8th graders.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Express strives to be area’s team

    ELBURN—When any travel baseball or softball team does well, word tends to get out.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Keep the pace

    The 2009 edition of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K run/walk gives local runners a chance to celebrate the weekend with some sweat.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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