All posts tagged "Doug Ecker"
Lady Knights display Peoria power
Collective effort yields fifth place in Class 2A final PEORIA, ILL—There may have been no individual state champ for the Lady Knights cross country squad in 2013, but the team-wide effort was still something to behold. Detweiller...
- Posted November 14, 2013
Just enough: Girls cross country’s fifth place means another trip to Peoria
Photo: Senior Erika Carlson stepped up for the Lady Knights, running as their No. 3 with a time of 19:30. File Photo KANELAND—Looks like the Lady Knights cross country squad had just enough on Saturday in Belvidere,...
- Posted November 7, 2013
Girls cross country advances to Sectional
BURLINGTON, ILL.—One down, one to go in the Kaneland quest for the state meet. Coach Doug Ecker’s crew, led by a sixth-place finish by sophomore Brianna Bower, secured fourth place at the competitive Burlington Central Regional last...
- Posted October 31, 2013
Wild in Whiteside Co.
Girls XC takes seventh at Sterling Invite STERLING, Ill.—In a Saturday meet hosted by Northern Illinois Big XII outlet Sterling, Kaneland High School girls cross country had to deal with the talented field from the northern half...
- Posted October 17, 2013
In the right direction
Girls CC looks for October improvements STERLING, ILL.—As the calendar turns to October, it’s time for cross country teams to start coming together and jelling. The Kaneland girls cross country squad decided to start a little early,...
- Posted October 3, 2013
Steady effort at Eddington for girls XC
ELBURN—If one wants to see the quality of the Kaneland girls cross country lineup, one just needs to see the results from the traditional late September staple, the Eddington Inviite The Elburn Woods-housed event saw the Kaneland...
- Posted September 26, 2013
Short-handed Lady Knights look for individual gains WAUCONDA, Ill.—Without assets like senior Sydney Strang and junior Victoria Clinton in the lineup, the Lady Knights traveled to Wauconda’s 23-team Invitational held Saturday. Head coach Doug Ecker’s ladies finished...
- Posted September 20, 2013
Photo: Kaneland senior Sydney Strang continued her solid start to the season, earning a fourth-place finish in Oregon, Ill., Saturday. File Photo Lady Harriers run strong Saturday OREGON, Ill.—The Lady Knights trekked to Oregon High School Saturday,...
- Posted September 13, 2013
Photo: Sophomore Brianna Bower earned her first individual cross country victory in Tuesday’s season opener at Elburn Woods. Photo by Ben Draper Sophomore takes individual win in season opener ELBURN—Many runners start a cross country race, but...
- Posted September 5, 2013
2013 Girls CC Preview: Breezing past
Photo: Tuesday’s high temperatures kept the girls cross country team indoors, but the Lady Knights won’t be cooled off this season. Kaneland is currently ranked 4th in DyestatIL.com’s preseason poll, and still feature returning state champion Victoria...
- Posted August 29, 2013
Girls track makes case at IWU
Illinois Top Times outing sees 11th-place finish for indoor KANELAND—The Illinois Indoor Track Championship Top Times Track and Field held on Saturday marks the unofficial state meet for indoor track competition.
- Posted March 28, 2013
KHS girls track takes 2nd at NIB-12 indoor meet Kaneland—The number 100 has a nice round edge to it, especially when Kaneland girls track gets that edge.
- Posted March 21, 2013
Back On ‘TRACK’ | 2013 Spring Sports Preview
KANELAND—For Kaneland girls track, each season is a like a new generation.
- Posted March 14, 2013
Girls get Sterling meet under belts
KANELAND—It was a truncated lineup that took to the course at Sterling. It was a way to improve and get even more battle tested en route to conference and beyond for those that participated.
- Posted October 11, 2012
Girls pound Pretzel Invite field
KANELAND—It was the 36th annual Pretzel Invite hosted by Freeport High School on Saturday, but the only number that mattered was "1."
- Posted October 4, 2012
Girls XC boasts exceptional totals in Sterling
KANELAND—Regardless of what the rest of the season brings, Kaneland girls cross country runners can say they brought the best they had at their usual late-September stop.
- Posted September 28, 2012
Part of the elite
KHS girls XC team proves it belongs among top tier Kaneland—As hundreds of runners and spectators descended on Elburn Woods Saturday for the annual Kaneland Eddington Invitational, the Kaneland High School Lady Knight cross country team proved it...
- Posted September 20, 2012
High-end showing for girls XC
KANELAND—Despite a long drive up Route 47, the Lady Knights girls cross country unit shook off the effects and left all but one roster in its wake on Saturday.
- Posted September 13, 2012
Girls XC impresses in Oregon
KANELAND—Lady Knights cross country is still getting into the swing of things in 2012, and their best way is to do it in stride.
- Posted September 6, 2012
Girls Cross Country Preview: Big returns
Familiar core could equal success for girls XC by Mike Slodki KANELAND—How can you replace a Lady Knights girls cross country squad that finished eighth in the Class 2A meet a year ago?
- Posted August 23, 2012
Lady Knights track to make most out of depth
KANELAND—Numbers are down, and the roster no longer includes assets like Andie Strang, Kris Bowen and Brooke Patterson.
- Posted March 22, 2012
8th in Class 2A for Lady Knights XC
KANELAND—With six of seven athletes reaching a personal best mark, the Lady Knights unit accumulated a score of 225 at the State race at Detweiler Park in Peoria, Ill., on Saturday, good for eighth place of all...
- Posted November 10, 2011
Peoria next stop for Lady Knights cross-country
BELVIDERE, Ill.—All KHS coach Doug Ecker could have hoped for was a consistent and smart race by his girls cross country team.
- Posted November 3, 2011
Lady Knights XC sees season continue with third place
KANELAND—It would take a team effort to make it out of one of the premier girls cross-country regionals in Illinois. For Kaneland, that effort was solid enough to garner third place in Saturday’s Elburn Woods clash.
- Posted October 27, 2011
Lady Knights on good pace after second in conference
GENESEO, Ill.—Three runners in the top 10 equaled a second-place finish for the Kaneland Lady Knights cross-country team after Saturday’s Northern Illinois Big XII conference free-for-all.
- Posted October 20, 2011
Girls XC take biggest piece of Pretzel Invite
The Kaneland High School girls cross country team impressed at Freeport’s annual invite on Saturday, garnering 38 points in the eight-team crowd.
- Posted October 6, 2011
Girls XC looks to better health for success
KANELAND—It's been ideal running weather in mid-August. Good enough for KHS coach Doug Ecker and the Lady Knights cross-country team to take advantage of.
- Posted August 18, 2011
Board recognizes staff with 25 year of district service
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized and provided a gift to Kaneland High School teachers Doug Ecker and Kurt Green, and Blackberry Creek teacher Lynda McGowen, for their 25 years of service in the school district....
- Posted May 21, 2011
Four-midable outing for Lady Knights track at Sectional
OTTAWA—KHS girls track followers will have four reasons to visit Charleston, Ill., this May.
- Posted May 19, 2011
Kaneland girls track takes the fifth at annual Kane County Meet
KANELAND—At Millenium Field in Streamwood, Ill., the Lady Knights used key outings from some familiar names to reach a fifth-place plateau with 50 points.
- Posted May 5, 2011
Ecker’s crew has young, old as formula for success
KANELAND—Here comes Lady Knights track. If the early practice sessions and indoor season were any indicator, many a girl in KHS garb will be finishing quite well in 2011 races.
- Posted March 24, 2011
Kaneland announces Educator of the Year honorees
KANELAND—The nominating committee for Kaneland’s Educator of the Year has selected its 2011 honorees:
- Posted February 23, 2011