All posts tagged "Brian Aversa"

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    2014 Baseball Preview: Big hopes in Big XII

    Photo: Junior catcher Danny Hammermeister and senior catcher Sean Dunphy practice indoors with the baseball team. Photo by Patti Wilk Diamond crew looks to turn page, rebound from a year ago KANELAND—Knights baseball in 2014 represents, in...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • #10 gets hit
    See-saw start to season

    View Photos After rough start, Knights baseball wins 4 of last 5 by Mike Slodki KANELAND—It’s a case of slowly but surely for the boys in black. After dropping its first five games of the...

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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    Baseball sees rough beginning on Missouri trail

    KANELAND—Much like the Cubs going into Cardinals territory, there existed little welcome for the Chicago-area Kaneland Knights baseball squad (0-5).

    • Posted April 4, 2013
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  • Spring training hitting, defensive fundamentals camp

    Kaneland—Any children between grades three and eight are invited to attend the Kaneland 2013 Spring Training Hitting and Defensive Fundamentals Camp.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Swing shift | 2013 Spring Sports Preview

    Kaneland nine ready to reach previous heights KANELAND—If Kaneland baseball has its way, the past stands to serve as the prologue to something bigger and better.

    • Posted March 14, 2013
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  • Kaneland community comes together for teacher

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer. Twenty years ago, when she was a high school senior, she was diagnosed with a malignant soft tissue sarcoma in her right arm.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • The Crosby Show

    Former Knight lefty officially becomes current Tiger southpaw KANELAND—Never has a pitching appearance that lasted 3.1 innings been so noteworthy or celebrated.

    • Posted June 7, 2012
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  • No repeat trip for Kaneland baseball

    KANELAND—Sometimes too much of a good thing turns out to harm you in the end.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Baseball wins third straight conference title

    KANELAND—This is getting to be old hat for the Kaneland Knights baseball team.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Knight baseball riding 1st-place wave

    KANELAND—Kaneland has had Sycamore’s number on the baseball field as of late, including last year’s regional title win.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • Hopkins’ CG key to win over Sycamore

    KANELAND—Knight pitcher John Hopkins kept the ball down, and with it, the chances for Sycamore to break through.

    • Posted May 3, 2012
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  • Knights baseball brings firepower vs. Dukes, Hubs

    KANELAND—Dixon’s baseball field is somewhat secluded, and surrounded by tall trees.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Two out of three ain’t bad

    Wins over BC, Marmion make diamond less rough KANELAND—An season-opening loss wasn’t ideal, but soon after, Kaneland baseball acted and played like the champions they were against hosts Burlington Central and Marmion.

    • Posted March 29, 2012
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  • State department

    Defending 3A Champs look for precious medals once again KANELAND—2011 was a summer to remember in the annals of the relatively short history of Kaneland High School baseball.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Oh, Kaneland!

    KHS baseball wins 1st State championship with 11-3 win vs. Oak Forest JOLIET—In high school baseball postseason, only one team can follow through on its aim to run the table and win its last game.

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • More thoughts from Coach Aversa

    School may be out, but for Kaneland baseball and sixth-year head coach Brian Aversa, there remains important work to be done.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Regional rampage: KHS baseball earns title plaque in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE—Bobby Thorson may have never pitched a bigger game in his life. Jacob Razo may have not had a bigger hit in a his life.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Baseball beats Sycamore, falls behind Morris in NIB-12

    KANELAND—Knights baseball (13-10, 9-5 Northern Illinois Big XII) saw itself making the most of its hits, in both wins and losses this week.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Thorson brings lumber, Knights bring the hurt to DeKalb, YHS

    KANELAND—If only Bobby Thorson wasn’t able to throw a complete game and hit a grand slam on April 20, the Knights-Barbs clash on the diamond would have been much closer.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • KHS Knights finish spring trek, lose to Harlem at home

    KANELAND—Looks like Knights baseball is still working out the kinks in this early juncture of the 2011 season.

    • Posted April 7, 2011
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  • Knights baseball hit field fully depth-charged

    KANELAND—Some talented players at key positions and the last-ever Western Sun Conference regular season title made for some good memories for Kaneland baseball in 2010.

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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  • KHS summer baseball includes no-hitter by Van Bogaert

    KANELAND—On the surface, Kaneland High School’s summer league baseball squad is moving right along at 16-11, with postseason action in the area ready to heat up.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • KHS falls to Hampshire in season-ender

    KANELAND—In Monday’s regional opener play-in game against fifth-seeded Hampshire, the fourth-seeded Knights were bombarded by opposing offense and failed fundamentals.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Baseball improves to 16-9

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School baseball isn’t in the habit of nice and easy wins, but they’re garnering wins nonetheless against their WSC brethren.

    • Posted May 6, 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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  • 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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  • NIU announces fall 2009 graduates

    Northern Illinois University announced the following local students who received degrees at its fall 2009 commencement ceremonies.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Knights baseball a summer job

    MAPLE PARK—Infielder Jake Fiedler makes his way to base on a walk, then takes a quick opportunity to steal second out from under the nose of Aurora Christian on Tuesday.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Baseball sees season end at Rockets home

    Monday’s Class 3A regional championship showed Kaneland and Burlington Central’s affinity for the long ball.

    • Posted June 4, 2009
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  • Knights outslug foes, match ’08 win total

    Knights baseball dealt with conference and non-conference rivals alike the same way: by nabbing the "W."

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Baseball runs into tough week

    Through 20 games, Knights baseball has seen more of its share of steady performances. However, this week provided more difficulty than most.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Knights have field day with a three-game win streak

    After falling behind 11-0 last Wednesday and narrowly missing a comeback win vs. Geneva, Kaneland just decided to do away with the dramatics through their next three contests.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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