All posts tagged "Ernie Colombe"

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    End game

    Photo: Sophomore Camri Conley and the Lady Knights dispatched hosted Plano on Feb. 19 regional semifinal, but fell to rival Sycamore in the final 40-20 on Friday. Photo by Ben Draper Lady Knights finish 14-15 after Plano...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Hard Luck Lady Knights

    Skid hits five after road loss to rival Yorkville YORKVILLE—With as hard as the Lady Knights basketball team plays game in and game out, the bad luck could end soon. The shame is that the bad luck...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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  • Lady Knights endure weekend conference loss

    KANELAND—It hasn’t been an easy stretch for KHS girls hoops. Kaneland girls basketball has had just one opportunity to play a game in Maple Park since Dec. 10, and had lost three in a row coming into...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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    Downed in DeKalb

    Photo: Senior Kelly Wallner was the high scorer for the Lady Knights with eight points against a strong DeKalb squad. Photo by Mary Paulson DEKALB—Kaneland girls basketball, despite being 9-11 (2-2 Northern Illinois Big XII), has managed...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Girls hoops makes way through holidays

    Seventh-place finish in Ottawa, 2-2 finish at Dixon KANELAND—It took a while to get going on the final day of the Ottawa Christmas Tournament on Dec. 23, but it did end on a winning note for KHS...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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    Split decisions

    Photo: Sophomore Camri Conley looks to attack the basket against Pontiac on Friday. Photo by Marshall Farthing KHS girls lose opener, recover in second game at Ottawa Holiday Tournament by Mike Slodki KANELAND—The Lady Knights girls basketball...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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    Stuck at Sycamore

    Photo: Sophomore Camri Conley attempts a free throw Friday night at Sycamore. Photo by Mary Paulson Kaneland girls basketball drops conference outing KANELAND—Lady Knights basketball is always up for a conference battle with rival Sycamore. On Friday...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • 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
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    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
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    Recovery mission

    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
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  • Heartbreak central

    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
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  • 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
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  • Crossed over

    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
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  • Lost weekend

    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Seed of success

    Last week brought a bit of good news for Kaneland girls basketball.

    • Posted February 5, 2012
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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