All posts tagged "Dan Miller"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
KHS fall sports announce awards
Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.
- Posted December 6, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Winter sports preview: KHS ready to begin A.D. (after Dave) in 2010-11
KANELANDâ€”Not only do the Knights of Kaneland boys basketball want to deal with the ghosts of last yearâ€™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
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