All posts tagged "Dan Miller"

  • 388
    Long-range game

    Photo:Senior John Pruett drives to the hoop with junior Ben Barnes right behind during Saturday’s boys basketball practice. Photos by Patti Wilk Johnson’s crew aims for third NIB-12 title in four seasons KANELAND—Kaneland boys basketball may have...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
    • 0
  • #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
    • 0
  • Boys hoops’ journey ends at Spartans’ hand

    Fourth quarter sees fortune upended in 11-point regional loss AURORA—If it weren't for a tough fourth quarter, Kaneland boys basketball could be talking about a regional final in Aurora.

    • Posted March 8, 2013
    • 0
  • Conference Champs

    AURORA—Kaneland closed out the regular season Friday with a big come-from-behind win over Rochelle to lock up the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Championship. The Knights followed that by opening the post season with a huge 39-point...

    • Posted February 28, 2013
    • 0
  • Rough patch

    Boys basketball losing streak hits 4 KANELAND—Most teams hit a stretch of the season where it seems like a win can't be bought. Currently, Kaneland is in that quagmire, but time still remains to get back to the torrid...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
    • 0
  • Boys downed by WC foe, beat Yorkville

    KHS stands at 14-6 as home stretch beckons KANELAND—The good news is Kaneland hasn’t felt what it's like to be on the losing end of many games this season.

    • Posted February 7, 2013
    • 0
  • Knights at hub of victory

    KANELAND—Eight out of 10 isn't bad. Outside of two setbacks at last month's Plano Christmas Classic, the Knights don't have a blemish on the slate since junior guard Drew David saw his way back into the lineup from...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
    • 0
  • Knights take care of Yorkville, BC

    KANELAND—The silver-and-black-clad Knights are making good on committing to excellence in 2013.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
    • 0
  • Top-tier finish in Plano for boys hoops

    PLANO—Kaneland boys basketball is slowly but surely gelling again. At the 50th running of the Plano Christmas Classic, that reality stood as an ominous warning to some teams and a statement of fact to the teams that bested...

    • Posted January 3, 2013
    • 0
  • Drew drops in on DeKalb

    Key 3 fuels comeback win at Barbs Kaneland—Perhaps the only group unhappy to see the return of Kaneland point guard Drew David was the group hosting the boys basketball game on Friday night.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
    • 0
  • Boys step into pressure cooker

    Sycamore 'D' too much; KHS nabs win over H-BR Kaneland—There would be no duplicating the last-second magic of late November like the Kaneland boys basketball team had against Morris. The host Sycamore Spartans made absolutely sure of that...

    • Posted December 14, 2012
    • 0
  • Tylertown!

    Carlson's putback buzzer-beater gives KHS win No. 1 KANELAND—It was a case of right place, right time for Kaneland junior Tyler Carlson.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
    • 0
  • KHS fall sports announce awards

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

    • Posted December 6, 2012
    • 0
  • Winter Sports Preview: Season of change

    Knight cagers hope returnees lead team full of newcomers KANELAND—There seems to be a wrinkle at the beginning of every Kaneland High School boys basketball season.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
    • 0
  • Weekend in Normal caps extraordinary golf campaign

    Rain clips State tourney, but KHS fights hard in first trip since '95 KANELAND—It'll be a trip to remember for Kaneland High School golf.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
    • 0
  • It’s in the hole

    Strong Sectional effort punches Knight golf's State ticket KANELAND—Kaneland golf will be taking swings at Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
    • 0
  • Champions—Twice As Nice

    Kaneland—Much like the ball off a drive, the Knights' golf team's fortunes keep going up and forward.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
    • 0
  • KHS nabs Morris in dual match

    Kaneland—Kaneland defeated visiting Morris on Tuesday at Hughes Creek Golf Course, winning the varsity match 151-169.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
    • 0
  • Kaneland holds court in summertime

    MORRIS—Twenty-minute halves, a running clock, and kids wearing something akin to rec-league warmups.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
    • 0
  • Knights bounced: E-Rabs’ fourth spells doom for KHS in sectional

    KANELAND—There exists no direct or obvious correlation for higher drama the further you go in the Class 3A boys basketball playoffs.

    • Posted March 8, 2012
    • 0
  • Boys conquer home floors of Rochelle, Geneseo

    KANELAND—Last year’s Northern Illinois Big XII Conference East division champions are playing at quite the competitive level.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
    • 0
  • Boys stifle Pirate attack in Saturday win

    KANELAND—KHS boys hoops posted a win on Saturday evening—a nice change from a hard loss the week prior to Morris. With balanced scoring and home court advantage, the Knights took care of Northern Illinois Big XII West Division...

    • Posted January 26, 2012
    • 0
  • KHS finishes 3rd at Plano Christmas Classic

    PLANO, Ill.—If you want to improve yourself as the year ends to give yourself hope in the new year, Kaneland boys’ basketball had the right idea.

    • Posted January 5, 2012
    • 0
  • Re-gifting: Kaneland manages win over Morris in Plano tourney

    KANELAND—A team always likes to make a statement in its opening contest. Preferably, it’d be a positive statement.

    • Posted December 29, 2011
    • 0
  • Boys hoops puts clamp on Spartans, H-BR

    KANELAND—Kaneland boys basketball is enjoying a three-game win streak dating back to last week—all three of the double-digit variety.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
    • 0
  • Boys split against current, former conference mates

    KANELAND—Beginning 1-0 in conference play doesn’t just sound better—it is better.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
    • 0
  • Knight boys hoops hope to repeat NIB-12 glory

    “Kids know what the expectations are,” says Johnson KANELAND—In KHS coach Brian Johnson’s first year, he had the pleasure of Dave Dudzinski in the post.

    • Posted November 23, 2011
    • 0
  • NIB-12 for Kaneland golf’s taking

    KANELAND—How does a golf squad repeat good fortune of a year ago, despite the loss of two intregral pieces? KHS coach Mark Meyer, in his sixth season, has some ideas.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
    • 0
  • June, July help KHS boys’ long-range game

    Knights’ Johnson reveals busy hoops-filled summer KANELAND—In coach Brian Johnson's case, school wasn't really out for summer after all. Summer league action for the Knights basketball league completed last week, and Johnson was glad to get some floor time...

    • Posted July 14, 2011
    • 0
  • Winter sports preview: KHS ready to begin A.D. (after Dave) in 2010-11

    KANELAND—Not only do the Knights of Kaneland boys basketball want to deal with the ghosts of last year’s regional heartbreaker against the DeKalb Barbs, they also have to deal with the six-foot-10 gap in the middle of...

    • Posted November 18, 2010
    • 0
  • Kaneland shines spotlight on fall athletes with awards

    Monday saw Kaneland High School dish out their annual awards for the fall sports season.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
    • 0