All posts tagged "Amanda Lesak"

  • Junior Lauren Zick placed second in the long jump at the Jill Holmes Invitational Saturday with a leap of 16 feet, 9.5 inches. Photo by Patti Wilk
    Big win, small margin

    KHS earns slim team win at home meet by Mike Slodki KANELAND—There’s nothing like seeing what you’re made of on your home track. Kaneland girls track has a lot of substance and talent, based on the first-place...

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • KHS fall sports announce awards

    Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • KHS fall athletes earn accolades

    Kaneland—A number of Kaneland High School fall athletes were recognized for their performance from throughout the 2012 season.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Victorious Victoria

    Clinton takes State crown in cross country Peoria, Ill.—Victoria Clinton, your spot is ready. The Kaneland sophomore earned her way into IHSA and Kaneland High School girls cross country history by becoming State champ in the Class 2A race...

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Big win keeps Girls XC party going

    Effort of top 7 nabs 1st regional crown in 20 years KANELAND—If you don't have totals worthy of a sectional, your season comes to an end in girls cross country.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Kaneland girls excel in wet conditions

    L-P site of admirable totals for NIB-12 meet Kaneland—Running conditions at Baker Lake Park in Peru, Ill., were interesting, to say the least.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • The road to the State Championships begins

    ELBURN—This Saturday, Kaneland High School will host the Class AA IHSA Regional Championship at Elburn Woods.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Girls pound Pretzel Invite field

    KANELAND—It was the 36th annual Pretzel Invite hosted by Freeport High School on Saturday, but the only number that mattered was "1."

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Part of the elite

    KHS girls XC team proves it belongs among top tier Kaneland—As hundreds of runners and spectators descended on Elburn Woods Saturday for the annual Kaneland Eddington Invitational, the Kaneland High School Lady Knight cross country team proved it...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • High-end showing for girls XC

    KANELAND—Despite a long drive up Route 47, the Lady Knights girls cross country unit shook off the effects and left all but one roster in its wake on Saturday.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Girls XC impresses in Oregon

    KANELAND—Lady Knights cross country is still getting into the swing of things in 2012, and their best way is to do it in stride.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Front-loaded

    Lady Knight XC opens season with win by taking 4 of 5 top spots Kaneland—Kaneland High School’s girls cross country team on Tuesday started its season on the right foot, earning a victory in a tri-meet over West...

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Girls Cross Country Preview: Big returns

    Familiar core could equal success for girls XC by Mike Slodki KANELAND—How can you replace a Lady Knights girls cross country squad that finished eighth in the Class 2A meet a year ago?

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Spring kind to Kaneland athletics in awards season

    KANELAND—A highly successful 2011-12 spring season was recognized with team awards dished out earlier this week, as well as honors from the end-of-year senior athletic banquet.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Girls track sees 2 finalists at 2A State meet

    KANELAND—While it wasn't on the scale of the final finish in 2011, the Lady Knights track outfit still came out of the weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. with elite totals in terms of the...

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Lady Knights track now Charleston crew

    Lady Knights track qualifies for State in five events after Sterling meet STERLING, Ill.—Some might shake their head at a fourth-place showing for a girls track meet.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Lady Knights’ trip to NIB-12 meet yields 5th

    KANELAND—Lady Knights track used the important meet at Streator High School to have a Northern Illinois Big XII pow-wow, and found they have a final output good for the middle of the pack.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • 8th-place finish at Kane County Invite for girls track

    KANELAND—With the regular season in its final weeks, the Kaneland High School girls track squad finds itself homestretching across finish lines.

    • Posted May 3, 2012
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  • KHS girls track sees firsts in 4×800, 1600m

    DIXON—Interstate 88’s corridor wields some talented girls track rosters, and Kaneland’s intent was to join that group after Friday’s Dixon Invite.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Girls Track sees exceptional totals at Holmes Meet

    KANELAND—It took barely any time for Lady Knights girls track to get acclimated to the outdoor competition.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Lady Knights track takes 2nd in Oregon meet

    OREGON, Ill.—KHS opened its outdoor campaign with an 83-point showing in a meet hosted by Oregon High School on Tuesday afternoon.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Lady Knights track to make most out of depth

    KANELAND—Numbers are down, and the roster no longer includes assets like Andie Strang, Kris Bowen and Brooke Patterson.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • KHS fall athletes recognized with awards

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School athletics released their slate of Fall Sports Awards, with each sport trumpeting the best it had to offer, with some All-Northern Illinois Big XII honors thrown in for good measure.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • 8th in Class 2A for Lady Knights XC

    KANELAND—With six of seven athletes reaching a personal best mark, the Lady Knights unit accumulated a score of 225 at the State race at Detweiler Park in Peoria, Ill., on Saturday, good for eighth place of all...

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Peoria next stop for Lady Knights cross-country

    BELVIDERE, Ill.—All KHS coach Doug Ecker could have hoped for was a consistent and smart race by his girls cross country team.

    • Posted November 3, 2011
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  • PR’s galore for Lady Knight runners at Eddington Invite

    ELBURN—Even with some assets sick and injured, Kaneland girls cross country still saw noteworthy efforts at its own showcase.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • 3rd place a charm for Lady Knights at Dixon

    KANELAND—Lady Knights girls track had themselves a productive Thursday to lead into their Good Friday weekend.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Girls track 2nd-place finish keyed by strong performances at BC

    BURLINGTON—Looking at indicators for how the Lady Knights track season will end up? The Tuesday gathering at Burlington Central with the host Rockets and the Oregon Hawks is a positive one.

    • Posted April 7, 2011
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  • Lady Knights sees 3 attain all-WSC status at Glenbard S.

    GLEN ELLYN—In the last tune-up before the postseason begins, the Lady Knights track team participated in the final Western Sun Conference meeting at Glenbard South High School on Friday.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Lady Knights host Jenni’s ABC, GS

    KANELAND—Lady Knights track saw some members continue in a nice groove this week.

    • Posted April 22, 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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