All posts tagged "Ernie Colombe"
Lady Knights aim for higher court at IC Catholic
KANELAND—No first-place plaque would come their way, but the Lady Knights hoops talent would still make a fine showing. After an initial win over Luther North two weekends ago to top things off, the Lady Knights would...
- Posted December 5, 2013
Knights’ quick turnaround
Girls hoops runs Luther North out of gym in IC Catholic Prep tourney opener by Mike Slodki ELMHURST, ILL.—It was a less-than-uplifting opening night against the visiting Lady Blackhawks of West Aurora on Thursday evening. To recover,...
- Posted November 28, 2013
Photo: Junior Taylor Eaves looks to shoot with sophomore Vanessa Gould playing defense during Friday’s practice. Photos by Patti Wilk Kaneland girls feel they can replace successful leaders KANELAND—Last February’s season-ending regional loss to Plano hurt in...
- Posted November 21, 2013
BURLINGTON—It was almost a comeback for the ages. Instead, it's a feeling of sadness that will last the offseason.
- Posted February 21, 2013
Back on track
Girls secure NIB12 win in Yorkville, smash IMSA KANELAND—At the very least, Kaneland girls basketball won't be headed into the season's homestretch on the way down.
- Posted February 7, 2013
Lady Knights drop tussle to Sterling KANELAND—It wouldn't be a nice way to end the season, but for KHS girls basketball, the beginning of the end won't even start for another two weeks.
- Posted February 6, 2013
KHS girls drop pair at Sycamore, L-P Kaneland—Kaneland girls basketball went through a weekend they'd like to have back, or not go through again.
- Posted January 26, 2013
Girls hoops run over Redskin rival
KANELAND—Tuesday evening in Maple Park was exhibit "A" on how fortunes can change on a dime.
- Posted January 23, 2013
Back to even
Comeback win over Rochelle evens KHS conference mark by Mike Slodki KANELAND—Bouncing back from adversity could be the difference in later games this season, and Kaneland girls basketball put it into practice this past Friday and Saturday as the...
- Posted January 10, 2013
Girls leave Ottawa with split
OTTAWA—It's hard to get accustomed to new digs for the holiday season. Kaneland girls basketball had spent the previous six seasons hooping it up at Oswego East's tournament in late December, and made its way to Ottawa's Holiday...
- Posted December 27, 2012
Kaneland begins Ottawa journey
3-game skid ends with win over Sandwich KANELAND—Kaneland Lady Knights basketball endured a three-game skid last week, but still has enough of a pedigree to be a highly looked at team from the area.
- Posted December 20, 2012
Lady Knight streak ends
Kaneland’s season-opening win streak falls in loss to DeKalb KANELAND—The opening season unbeaten streak for the Lady Knights basketball team came to an end Tuesday against DeKalb, but not before earning a tough overtime win over Sycamore last...
- Posted December 14, 2012
Too much for Morris
Lady Knights lay hurt on rival Redskins in NIB-12 tilt Kaneland—Lady Knights basketball doubled its pleasure on Friday evening in Grundy County.
- Posted December 6, 2012
Great beginning for Lady Knights
Clean sweep of IC tourney brings 4-0 start KANELAND—It might be too early to see if the season-opening Immaculate Conception tournament in Elmhurst, Ill., is an accurate indicator of things to come for Kaneland girls basketball.
- Posted November 29, 2012
Winter Sports Preview: Lady Knights look for more
With a large group of returning players, Kaneland looks to exceed last year’s stellar season KANELAND—Could this be a lucky seven for coach Ernie Colombe and crew?
- Posted November 21, 2012
Colombe honored as 3A/4A coach of the Year
KANELAND—The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) selected Ernie Colombe as the District 5 Girls Basketball 3A/4A Coach of the Year.
- Posted March 22, 2012
KHS hoops squads can brandish honors
Two first-team All NIB-12 picks for boys, one for girls KANELAND—It’s as easy as a lay-up to deduce that both KHS basketball programs would get postseason honors to recognize exceptional play and postseason runs.
- Posted March 15, 2012
Rolling Thunder: Lady Knights’ season ends in 43-31 sectional final
SYCAMORE—Emotions on the faces of the Lady Knights as they came out of the game, one-by-one, told the story. It would prove to be a sad ending.
- Posted March 1, 2012
Kaneland girls go into regionals on winning note
Bradford’s late foul shots give KHS close win over Lady Hubs KANELAND—Quite literally, that’s why they play the final 1.2 seconds.
- Posted February 16, 2012
Lady Knights rattle off two wins after hard-luck loss to Yorkville
KANELAND—When a team has to endure a three-game losing skid, the mentality of the next win being so far away can creep into the team.
- Posted February 9, 2012
Seed of success
Last week brought a bit of good news for Kaneland girls basketball.
- Posted February 5, 2012
Kaneland girls drill Bulldogs, Indians
Lady Knights secure first winning record since 05-06 KANELAND—Looks like the KHS girls basketball crew can get used to this modified schedule.
- Posted January 26, 2012
KHS emerges the victor over Yorkville, Rochelle
Girls’ wins take sting out of OT loss at BC KANELAND—The girls basketball crew from Kaneland found what it liked in at Yorkville on Friday, and had what it liked, but lost it on Saturday.
- Posted January 12, 2012
Buzzer-beater batters Kaneland girls in Winter Classic Finale
OSWEGO, Ill.—This year, more so than most, the Lady Knights play up to tough competition and rarely get blown out.
- Posted January 5, 2012
Girls basketball maintains early-season roll in Sycamore
KANELAND—It was an important early-season battle in Sycamore between two squads that had gotten off to relatively hot starts in 2011-12.
- Posted December 15, 2011
Lady Knights take IC crown, drop to EA
KANELAND—If you asked Kaneland girls basketball its favorite activity during this opening juncture of the season, it might just offer an answer of collecting hardware.
- Posted December 1, 2011
Depth, knowledge of system charges girls basketball in ‘11-’12
KANELAND—Sixth-year coach Ernie Colombe has the table set for success when it comes to KHS girls basketball.
- Posted November 23, 2011
KHS girls basketball having fun all summer long
KANELAND—Summer has been no time for play if you’re Kaneland High School girls basketball. Coach Ernie Colombe and crew have been keeping busy with shootouts in Genoa-Kingston, Sterling, Morris, Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., and have one scheduled...
- Posted June 30, 2011
KHS baseball wins 1st State championship with 11-3 win vs. Oak Forest JOLIET—In high school baseball postseason, only one team can follow through on its aim to run the table and win its last game.
- Posted June 16, 2011
Girls basketball ride stopped by group of Warriors
KANELAND—The Lady Knights saw their regular season end on Thursday in Rochelle by a final of 61-52, and then with a 30-27 loss on Monday at St. Francis High School in Wheaton, Ill., saw their playoff quest...
- Posted February 17, 2011
Lady Knights finishing regular season strong
KANELAND—Monday featured a textbook case of learning from your mistakes. After dropping a home matchup with Yorkville back on Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hoops unit traveled along Game Farm Road and secured a hard-fought 45-39 victory.
- Posted February 10, 2011
Lady Knights take 4th at Oswego East
OSWEGO—It wasn’t the ideal end, but Kaneland girls hoops earned its best finish ever at the Oswego East Holiday Classic.
- Posted January 6, 2011