All posts tagged "Doug Ecker"

  • GTrack_1
    2014 Girls Track & Field Preview: Making their mark

    Photo: Freshman Nicole Sreenan looks to make an impact on the varsity level this season for Doug Ecker’s Lady Knights. Photo Submitted by Jocelyn Ocon Lady Knights have rivals bracing for impact KANELAND—Kaneland High School girls track...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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    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
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  • GXC_File
    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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    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
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  • Individual focus

    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
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    Oregon trail

    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
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  • GXC
    Bower’s way

    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
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    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
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  • 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
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  • Indoor success

    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
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  • Back On ‘TRACK’ | 2013 Spring Sports Preview

    KANELAND—For Kaneland girls track, each season is a like a new generation.

    • Posted March 14, 2013
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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