All posts tagged "Chad Clarey"
Body of work
Boys track assistant coach accepts award KANELAND—For two decades, Rob Bieritz has been a part of the fabric of Kaneland track. Two weeks ago, he was awarded some hardware for his work. Bieritz, a Batavia resident and...
- Posted January 23, 2014
Knight boys show tough State of mind
Photo: Senior Nathaniel Kucera crosses the finish line at Saturday’s State meet as Kaneland’s third finisher in 15:54. Photo by Mary Paulson Tough field meets solid resolve for 22nd place finish PEORIA, ILL.—Without fail, every time you...
- Posted November 14, 2013
Kaneland takes care of sectional challenge
Photo: Sophomore Sean Spaetzel cracked the varsity roster, running as Kaneland’s seventh runner at the Belvidere Sectional with a time of 16:51. File Photo Boys’ fourth place yields State berth KANELAND—In certain situations, a team’s fourth-place finish...
- Posted November 7, 2013
Seniors lead way to Sectional
BURLINGTON, ILL—In the race for state, the Kaneland boys cross country team is heading in the right direction. With a trio of seniors leading the way, a return trip to the state meet might be in the...
- Posted October 31, 2013
Stopping by Byron
Early Oct. stop provides Knights look at themselves, field BYRON, Ill.—Byron Forest Preserve in Byron, Ill., holds a unique October challenge for the Knight boys cross country roster. The setup and field might be out of the...
- Posted October 17, 2013
Boys XC battles health, competition
FREEPORT, Ill.—Being shorthanded may be a problem for other squads, but not the Knights boys cross country team. Competing Saturday at the Freeport Pretzel Invitational without their top two runners this season in Nathaniel Kucera and Ryan...
- Posted October 11, 2013
Boys CC packs it up at ACC AURORA—A change of format at the Charger Classic, hosted by Aurora Central Catholic at Oakhurst Forest Preserve in Aurora, saw the Kaneland boys cross country team in the gold, larger-schools...
- Posted October 3, 2013
KHS boys secure 6th at Eddington
Photo: The start of the 44th annual Eddington Invitational boys varsity race. The Knights took sixth place overall. Ryan Bower (left to right), Nathaniel Kucera, Luis Acosta and Andrew Lesak get things going. Photo by Mary Paulson...
- Posted September 26, 2013
Knights solid at First to the Finish
Photo: Ryan Bower led the Knights in Peoria, running a personal-best 15:55 effort over the 3-mile course. Photo by Ben Draper Boys place 11th in strong field PEORIA, Ill.—When you have 13 of the top 25 ranked...
- Posted September 20, 2013
A running start
ELBURN—A short-handed Kaneland boys cross country team fell just short of a season-opening win. In their first taste of competition for the 2013 season, the Knights harriers were edged by visiting Wheaton Academy 27-30. West Chicago placed...
- Posted September 5, 2013
2013 Boys CC Preview: Stride right
Photo: Head coach Chad Clarey’s Knights look to make some noise at the conference and state levels in 2013. The Knights are currently ranked 11th in DyestatIL.com’s preseason poll. Photo by Kimberly Anderson Knight harriers hope health...
- Posted August 29, 2013
Power in Peoria
Knights' 13th-best program in State after Detweiller Park run Peoria, Ill.—The Kaneland High School boys cross country team set a number of personal and team records at the State Finals in Peoria on Saturday.
- Posted November 8, 2012
Boys XC punches Sectional ticket with 2nd-place finish KANELAND—If it weren't for Crystal Lake Central, Kaneland High School boys cross country would have even more to celebrate.
- Posted October 25, 2012
Modified lineup takes Byron Handicap meet
Cutsinger, Kuipers emerge from pack for boys XC KANELAND—If it's early October, you'll know where to find Kaneland boys cross country.
- Posted October 11, 2012
Knight boys run circles around Freeport
KANELAND—There's nothing like a victory pretzel. You can ask the Kaneland High School boys cross-country team.
- Posted October 4, 2012
6th in crowded ACC field marks good day for boys XC
KANELAND—Despite an early scare in which an early fall led to a chain-reaction pile-up shortly after the race’s start, the Kaneland boys cross country team saw positive developments at the ACC Invite on Saturday.
- Posted September 28, 2012
Bringing their best
Boys XC team sets numerous personal records at Eddington Kaneland—Across the board, the KHS boys cross country team stepped up in a big way for one of the biggest races of the year, the annual Larry Eddington Invitation...
- Posted September 20, 2012
Knight runners excel at Peoria
KANELAND—One can only hope this past Saturday was a preview for bigger things down the course.
- Posted September 13, 2012
Knight XC tops East Aurora, Yorkville
Kaneland—For the second week in a row, Kaneland’s pack-running mentality proved successful as the Knights cross country team defeated both East Aurora and Yorkville at Elburn Woods on Tuesday.
- Posted September 6, 2012
Boys Cross Country Preview: Making excellence familiar
Cross country team looks to return to top-tier at state KANELAND—One has to be considered a top-tier team in Class 2A after securing 15th place in the boys cross country finals a year ago.
- Posted August 23, 2012
The 88 keys
The 1988 Boys Cross Country Team was inducted into the Kaneland Hall of Fame at halftime during the boys varsity basketball game against Ottawa last Friday.
- Posted January 26, 2012
Top-15 finish at State for KHS boys
PEORIA—Kaneland's boys cross country lineup went after the finish line all season long, with the burden of sizable turnover from last year.
- Posted November 10, 2011
Letter: A letter from Kaneland boys cross country coach Chad Clarey
It was fitting that our 15th state team qualifier for boys finished in the top 15 this year.
- Posted November 10, 2011
‘One solid group’ gets to a better State
Fourth-place means 15th trip to State in 25 years KANELAND—In a loaded Class 2A sectional hosted by Belvidere High School, Knight boys cross country had quite the challenge ahead of it and quite the trail to conquer.
- Posted November 3, 2011
Fifth place at own regional good for boys XC
ELBURN—When you deal with boys cross-country rosters like Yorkville and Crystal Lake Central, the squeeze for sectionals can be a bit crowded. Luckily, Kaneland’s crew can worry about Sectionals as an active participant.
- Posted October 27, 2011
Boys XC sees improvement, third place in NIB-12 action
GENESEO, Ill.—Looking at how the Kaneland High School boys cross-country team performed at the Northern Illnois Big XII Conference meet a year ago, the improvement in the 12-team field is apparent.
- Posted October 20, 2011
Johnson, Carter show improving times at ACC
AURORA—Oakhurst Park in Aurora was the site of a new challenge for the Kaneland boys cross country squad, and the Knights met it in a tough field.
- Posted September 29, 2011
Impressive totals for boys XC at Eddington Invite
ELBURN—If you can’t show your talent on the home stage at Elburn Woods, when can you show it?
- Posted September 22, 2011
Knights’ pack disposes of competition
KANELAND—Kaneland boys cross-country might not miss a step for a long while.
- Posted September 1, 2011
Boys XC curbing loss of 3 key parts
On a mid-August day with creeping humidity, the Knights boys cross-country pack attacks practice in a business-like manner—like it’s part of the day’s task.
- Posted August 18, 2011
Letter: Thank you, Leaders of Troop 7
A centennial celebration began in 2010 that most of you may not have realized. The Boy Scouts of America celebrated 100 years of organization and dedication to the young men of America.
- Posted June 23, 2011
Holm secures KHS record at State race
Peoriaâ€”â€œBittersweetâ€ would be an accurate term to describe Kaneland senior Trevor Holm's performance at the IHSA boys cross country 2A State Finals on Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria.
- Posted November 11, 2010