All posts tagged "Conor Johnson"

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    2014 Boys Track & Field Preview: Sprint toward success

    Photo: Relay, distance and sprint runners resort to running laps through school halls due to poor weather so far this season. Photo by Patti Wilk Sixth-place finishers from a year ago, Knight boys track takes charge KANELAND—It...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • East Moline momentum

    First-ever win at traditional outdoor opener for boys track By Mike Slodki Kaneland—For the talent pool near the Quad Cities, to take the unofficial opener of the 2013 outdoor season is a big deal for the Knights...

    • 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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  • 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
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  • Good enough

    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
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  • 4-place output for KHS boys at NIB-12

    Carter leads Knights in crowded field Kaneland—"Rain, rain, go away" is the usual saying. The Knights just had to go forward in unusual weather.

    • 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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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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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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  • Kaneland’s 11: Boys track performs at high level

    CHARLESTON, Ill.—When you send as many Class 2A State finalists for boys track as Kaneland High School did, you’ll push some entries to the finals by sheer force and numbers.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • KHS boys one point short of NIB-12 bragging rights

    KANELAND—Kaneland boys track had many competitors contributing to a winning effort during Friday’s second-ever Northern Illinois Big XII meet out at DeKalb’s Dresser Road digs.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Knight boys lay down exceptional efforts

    KANELAND—Your Kaneland High School boys track outfit is getting hot at the right time. On April 25, the Knight boys took care of DeKalb’s team in convincing fashion in a 110-36 dual.

    • Posted May 3, 2012
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  • Boys track feels outdoorsy at E. Moline

    Knights also earn dual win vs. Spartans KANELAND—How do you deal with boys track giants from the Quad Cities area along with other very talented outfits?

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Boys track talent factory hopes to pay dividends

    KANELAND—Knights boys track has a storied history and a lot to live up to. In the last couple seasons, the outfit has not disappointed.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Kaneland High School Honor Roll

    High and regular honor rolls announced.

    • Posted March 2, 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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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Knights take Freeport race

    KANELAND—With four of the top seven slots all taken by Kaneland, it was a successful outing over the Pretzels on Saturday morning.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • KHS Boys XC invades Peoria

    PEORIA—While the total team standings didn’t lean the Knights’ way in the latest edition of the Peoria Woodruff Invite on Saturday, signs emerged that were encouraging for depth in boys’ cross country.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Knights’ pack disposes of competition

    KANELAND—Kaneland boys cross-country might not miss a step for a long while.

    • Posted September 1, 2011
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  • 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
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  • Holm representing KHS boys at State

    BELVIDERE—According to KHS coach Chad Clarey, Knight runner Trevor Holm ran his race strategy to perfection.

    • Posted November 4, 2010
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  • Boys XC produces third-place at regional

    MALTA—While the boys cross-country season is soon to come to an end, the Knights aren't quite ready to pack up.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Holm, youngsters take care of Pretzel Invite business

    KANELAND—You’ll have to excuse the KHS boys cross country roster for being full.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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