All posts tagged "Esai Ponce"

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    Leveraging Success

    Photo: Kaneland sophomore Austin Parks carries some familiar weight up the hill during the annual wrestling training/team building practice at Johnson’s Mound in Elburn on Saturday. Photo by Patti Wilk KANELAND—With a 13-13 dual mark and three...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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  • ‘Dan’-ger Zone

    Goress wins state title for 1st KHS wrestling crown in 20 years KANELAND—Kaneland last saw one of its wrestlers crowned an individual state champion before current KHS senior Dan Goress was born.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Points taken

    Three wrestlers punch State ticket KANELAND—It wasn't 1994 or 2012 levels, but the KHS wrestling squad will take the sectional output.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Success at 1st postseason stop

    KHS grapplers have fine 2nd-place showing in Sycamore KANELAND—If it weren't for the hosts, KHS could brag even more. But KHS isn't the bragging type of team; it is more the diligent worker-type.

    • Posted February 7, 2013
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  • Wrestlers drop regular season finale

    Kaneland—There would be no repeat of last year's final regular season stop.

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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  • Knights grab 5th on NIB-12 mat

    Kaneland’s 145-pound entry, Dan Goress, wins NIB-12 bracket SYCAMORE—Seeing what the rest of the Northern Illinois Big XII Conference can offer provides a nice opportunity.

    • Posted January 26, 2013
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  • Wrestlers take down Morris, host Flott

    KANELAND—Fourth time is a charm for local wrestlers. For the fourth straight season, KHS wrestling was crowned king of its own mat at the Margarett Flott Memorial Tournament held in Maple Park on Saturday.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Grapplers open 2013 with dual win

    Wrestlers battle through Sycamore Invite field, stifle Rochelle KANELAND—Nothing like a tough Sycamore Invite and a Northern Illinois Big XII battle against a familiar foe to measure your team’s progress.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • KHS earns split at usual Flavin stop

    DeKalb gathering lifts KHS; sees dual mark at 10-11 KANELAND—A usual late-December stop offered a glimpse as to what caliber the Knight wrestling squad is at right now.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Knights take 2 of 3 in Woodstock quadrangular

    KANELAND—Work never seems done for the Kaneland High School wrestling unit.

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Wrestlers tussle with Yorkville in losing effort

    Knights also face 3 foes in home weekend quad KANELAND—You can have a plan to be aggressive on the wrestling mat, but unless it manifests during mat time, no win is automatic. Kaneland's meet against visiting Yorkville had some...

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Tough week for Knight matmen

    KANELAND—If a team is going to have a difficult week, it is much better to have them in early December than in February.

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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  • 3’s a welcome crowd

    Wrestlers get on right side of mat with sweep at KHS KANELAND—Coaches and wrestlers have often said the Knights tend to be a different tournament team than a dual team.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Winter Sports Preview: Grapplers count on experienced core

    KANELAND—Last year brought a handful of success for Kaneland High School wrestling.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • State of excellence: Wrestlers bring 4 to Champaign

    STERLING—You’d have to go back to 1994 to revisit the last time Kaneland High School wrestling had more than three State qualifiers.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland announces students of the term

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School announced the following students of the term list for term two:

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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  • Wrestling sends seven to Sterling Sectional

    DEKALB—When it comes time for postseason wrestling, a preferred mentality is “survive and advance.”

    • Posted February 9, 2012
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  • It pays to pin: Kaneland grapplers edge Batavia

    KANELAND—A roller coaster of emotions set upon the Kaneland wrestling mat at the end of Friday evening’s clash between the Knights and Batavia.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • KHS wrestlers take third at NIB-12

    Gust, Goress secure conference bragging rights STERLING—If looking for incremental improvements that could go a long way, look at this year’s Northern Illinois Big XII conference meeting.

    • Posted January 26, 2012
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  • Kaneland wrestlers own Flott Invite

    KHS surge highlighted by 1st place, plus win vs. Morris KANELAND—A recent seasonal trend with Kaneland wrestling is an uphill climb at first, but once Kaneland gets tournaments under its belt and conference season hits the homestretch,...

    • Posted January 19, 2012
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  • Mat warriors finish 14th at Sycamore

    KANELAND—It’s tough to stand out at a wrestling invite, 22 teams deep. For a select few KHS wrestlers, they were able to barrel through their fields for some noteworthy finishes at the 37th annual Sycamore Invite on Saturday.

    • Posted January 12, 2012
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  • Grapplers go 2-3 at storied Flavin Invite

    DEKALB—Kaneland’s wrestling roster made its usual stop in a first-time locale as 2011 drew to a close.

    • Posted January 5, 2012
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  • KHS wrestlers go on Thursday tear in quad

    KANELAND—What's the best cure for a season that has given you the dual blues?

    • Posted December 29, 2011
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  • Wrestlers grab two Saturday wins after losing to YHS

    KANELAND—Against conference rival Yorkville, the Knights (4-9) lost 39-26 to the host school.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • Kaneland wrestlers eclipsed by DeKalb

    KANELAND—Against the visiting DeKalb Barbs, KHS was hoping for its own indoor version of Friday Night Lights.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Grapplers solved by Sycamore, split Saturday excursion

    KANELAND—While there were some encouraging duels on Thursday, “some” won’t get it done against Sycamore wrestling when “all” are needed.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Wrestlers see some success in Saturday meet

    KANELAND—The season opener featured a 45-34 loss to Wheaton-Warrenville South, a 34-28 win over the Pretzels of Freeport, and a 42-36 loss to Burlington Central.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Leadership key for KHS wrestling roster

    KANELAND—It’s no small task; to ask a group of grapplers to perform after losing graduates like State-goers Jimmy Boyle and Kyle Davidson of a year ago.

    • Posted November 23, 2011
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  • Three Kaneland High School wrestlers qualified to travel this past weekend to Springfield, Ill. to compete in the Team Illinois Freshman/Sophomore State Championships.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • KHS wrestlers execute winning combination, take 2nd place at regional

    SYCAMORE—When KHS wrestling coach Monty Jahns mentioned that his team had an eye on the postseason and may be better equipped for tournament settings, he wasn't kidding.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Wrestling trumps Rochelle, sees action in Spartanland

    KANELAND—Kaneland wrestling earned an important Northern Illinois Big XII win and placed in the middle of the pack at the usual early-Jan. stop of the Sycamore Invite.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Wrestling ends up sixth place at Flavin Invite

    DEKALB—With an 8-13 dual meet record through the first half of the year, Kaneland High School wrestling might not look like it's making strides.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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