KANELAND—Sequels can be more entertaining and gripping than the original, but for Kaneland football and its fans, the ending to this particular drama was still hard to take.November 23rd, 2011 | Mike Slodki | Comments Off | Continued
Kaneland senior Quinn Buschbacher (22) makes a one-handed catch against Rochelle Saturday afternoon. The Knights improved to 12-0 with a 20-14 victory over the host Hubs and move on to the semifinals where they will host the Montini Broncos.November 12th, 2011 | Ben Draper | Comments Off | Continued
Late TD waved off, 11-0 Knights beat St. Francis, 31-28
KANELAND—There exists a song by Ringo Starr entitled “It Don’t Come Easy.”
While Starr was part of a group that forever changed the face of music, the Liverpool lad never laced up the cleats the last three weeks.November 10th, 2011 | Mike Slodki | Comments Off | Continued
KHS has date with St. Francis Spartans in second round
KANELAND—On the surface, it wouldn’t seem like a Class 5A No. 16 seed like the Belvidere Bucs would make any kind of a splash in the first-round matchup with the Knights football roster on Friday.
Buschbacher sees plenty of end-zone in 45-7 win over YHS
KANELAND—One would have to wonder how the Knights gridiron collection would respond, a week after an emotionally satisfying comeback win at DeKalb, and it being the last regular season home game for the current crop of seniors.
Regular season win streak at 15 with 35-14 win over Hubs
KANELAND—Knights football was the recipient of heavy contributions from sophomore quarterback Drew David, saw steady ground gains from Jesse Balluff, and was helped out through the air from the likes of Sean Carter and Quinn Buschbacher.
Photo: Knights football works on getting back to the playoff promised land at the high school. A year ago the Knights had their best season since 1998. Photo by Ben Draper
KANELAND—Kaneland Knights football achieved such great heights a year ago.
Knights football opens with 2 home games, faces Chicago’s Brooks
KANELAND—With the Illinois High School Association’s official release of the 2011 football schedules, Kaneland High School now has an official idea of who it will clash with, en route to building upon its 12-1 season of a year ago.
KANELAND—It was time to think warmer thoughts at Kaneland High School, as Friday had the release of the Kaneland High School Fall Sports Awards.
The awards were announced at this late date due to the postseason success of the football squad.December 16th, 2010 | Mike Slodki | Comments Off | Continued
Remarkable season for KHS ends in 27-14 loss to Montini
KANELAND—Too many big plays, not enough time to come back from a large deficit, or facing a daunting program looking for a repeat State championship.
Whatever the main reason, it resulted in Kaneland’s season-ending loss at the hands of Lombard’s Montini Catholic High School in a 27-14 affair on Saturday evening.November 24th, 2010 | Elburn Herald | Comments Off | Continued
The Kaneland Knights fell to the defending state champion Montini Catholic Broncos 27-14 at Peterson Field in Maple Park Saturday night by a score of 27-14. The Knights ended the year 12-1. See this Thursday’s paper for a complete season wrap-up.
Photos by Ben Draper
Camiliere-to-Callaghan with :10 left sends Knights to semi
VERNON HILLSâ€”What is it about Kaneland football and Class 5A State quarterfinals?
After Saturday afternoon, we know the Knights like playing games with a flair for the dramatic. But most importantly, they like winning them.November 18th, 2010 | Mike Slodki | Comments Off | Continued
On Sept. 3, 2010 the match-up between defending Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state football champions Wheaton Warrenville South (7A) and Maine South (8A) was carried exclusively on ESPN3.com, ESPNâ€™s 24/7 live broadband sports network, as well as ESPNU.November 10th, 2010 | Elburn Herald | Comments Off | Continued
The Kaneland Knights football squad wrapped up a 9-0 season Friday night with a convincing 47-7 win over the visiting Morris Redskins. Kaneland plays Chicago’s King High School Friday night at 7 p.m. at Peterson Field in Maple Park.
Photos by Ben Draper