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    Coaching back to Normal

    Former KHS standout Drendel having a ball at Normal West KANELAND—You’ll have to excuse area volleyball fans if there is some positive sentiment for another team besides Kaneland High School. That’s because the incoming Normal West Wildcats...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Welcome to the club

    Yonkovich snatches All-State honor with fifth in Class 2A battle KANELAND—Weibring Golf Club on the grounds of Illinois State University in Normal, Ill. might seem far away from the Kaneland High School area, but it provided an...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Setting a second-place course in Morris

    Photo: Senior Sydney Strang leads most of the field at Saturday’s NIB-12 championship. Photo by Ben Draper Girls cross country takes to Redskin school grounds for NIB-12 outing MORRIS—The Northern Illinois Big XII conference cross country field...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Taking on the field

    Photo: Junior Brandon Park was the Knights sixth man on Saturday at the NIB-12 championships, placing 26th with a time of 16:16.8. Kaneland placed third in the meet. Photo by Ben Draper Third-place Knight boys cross take...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Far from Dunn

    Junior volleyball standout verbally commits to Ball State program KANELAND—While the football landscape in the Mid-American Conference has been coined “MACtion” as of late, the volleyball scene in that collegiate group looks to be getting some of...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Lions Park playground gets a makeover

    ELBURN—The playground at the Elburn Lions Club Lions Park is getting a facelift and a retrofit, thanks to the club’s fundraising efforts and those of the volunteers doing the work. The project began last year, under the...

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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    Photos: Biking for a cause

    The 27th Annual Toy and Food run sponsored by the DuKane ABATE chapter of Illinois kicked off from Knucklehead’s Tavern in Elburn on Sunday. The run supported 13 different charities, and featured over 1,200 motorcycles. Riders head...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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    Steady as she goes

    Lubic provides senior leadership during year of transition KANELAND—Jenny Lubic knew going into the 2013 volleyball season that changes aplenty were in store for the Knights. Kaneland had graduated several seniors from the 2012 squad who helped...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    The fox is silent

    Big third quarter dooms Yorkville as KHS (7-0) steamrolls KANELAND—It’s been a one-sided battle for a while, but with only a 13-0 halftime lead on senior night, the Knights made all the necessary adjustments. Despite the sluggish...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Return of the Matt

    Consistent Knight talent emerges as individual qualifier at Monday golf sectional FREEPORT, Ill.—While there may not be quite the team accolades that the 2012 season brought, Kaneland golf still has plenty to be proud of. After a...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Lady Knights the standard for NIB-12 tennis

    DIXON, Ill.—Kaneland High School, for a couple of years now, has acclimated itself as a top-tier team on the conference tennis circuit. After the events of this past Friday and Saturday at Dixon High School, the Lady...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Kaneland soccer finding more net

    Three late-season contests provide skill showcase KANELAND—Knight soccer might be finding a little groove, and not a moment too soon. With the postseason challenge coming next week in the form of rival Sycamore on Oct. 23, the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Tough road: Kaneland drops battle with Morris

    KANELAND—Finding a groove can be tough in a long volleyball season. The Lady Knights just hope that comfort finds them before the playoff road begins. Last Thursday, KHS trekked to the competitive setting of Morris where it...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Elburn Lions car, motorcycle show a success

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions had a beautiful day on Sunday for its fall classic All Wheels (car and motorcycle) Show. This year was the 20th year for the event. Committee member Dan Purcell’s father started the show in...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    Kindness Campaign honored by Kane County Board

    Photo: Speaker Renee Dee of Sugar Grove proclaiming Oct.13-19 2013 Kindness in Kaneland week at Tuesday’s Kane County Board meeting. Photo by Lynn Logan GENEVA—The Kane County Board displayed a great honor to the Kindness Campaign on...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    The road (back) to state

    Junior Jelly Emmanoui (right). Photos by Patti Wilk KANELAND—With conference meets and sectional tournaments on the horizon, it’s getting to be crunch time for Kaneland High School girls tennis. Madi Jurenko, one-half of the Knights’ undefeated standout...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    To the last man

    Golfers’ Regional total enough to advance to sectional KANELAND—Just enough was good enough for Kaneland High School golf on Tuesday. On Tuesday, a Class 2A field featuring the Knights shot on the greens at Phillips Park Golf...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    By the numbers

    KHS increases regular season win streak to 34 with NIB-12 win at DeKalb DEKALB—Kaneland and DeKalb have had quite the football battles the last two years. In 2011, Kaneland found itself visiting the new Dresser Road turf...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    Kaneland volleyball faces Geneva test

    Photo: The Lady Knights volleyball team celebrates a point Wednesday against Geneva. Photo by Patti Wilk GENEVA—Only one challenge was out there to await Kaneland volleyball, but it was a familiar and daunting one. KHS traveled to...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    Rush to the end

    Photo: Julia Golbeck competes at Geneva with doubles partner Maddy Michels (not pictured). The Lady Knights tennis team went 1-2 at the Geneva Quad on Saturday.              Photo by Patti Wilk Tennis competes...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    Taking charge

    Kaneland ends back-and-forth with strong 2nd half vs. Rochelle KANELAND—After a tight, back-and-forth first half between Kaneland and Rochelle on Friday night in Maple Park, the Northern Illinois Big XII East division opener turned the tide on...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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    Tennis swatting away

    Photo: Tim Larsen’s Kaneland High School tennis squad poses for a photo after winning the Rochelle Invite Saturday. Courtesy Photo Lady Knights take care of business on both ends on NIB-12 KANELAND—The remaining six landscapes better brace...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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    Kaneland volleyball solves Hubs, falls short to Foxes, Vikings

    KANELAND—At 9-10 (3-2 Northern Illinois Big XII), the new-look and still jelling Kaneland Lady Knights volleyball club will take the big and integral conference victories when it can. On Thursday, Kaneland solved the visiting Rochelle Hubs in...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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    Come together

    Boys CC packs it up at ACC AURORA—A change of format at the Charger Classic, hosted by Aurora Central Catholic at Oakhurst Forest Preserve in Aurora, saw the Kaneland boys cross country team in the gold, larger-schools...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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    ‘Rachel’s Challenge’ presentation at KHS

    KANELAND—A presentation featuring the story of Rachel Joy Scott will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Kaneland High School auditorium. Scott’s life was cut short during the Columbine High School shooting tragedy...

    • Posted September 28, 2013
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    Nelson fundraiser set for Oct. 20

    KANEVILLE—Becky Nelson, the Maple Park native who spent almost five weeks in a coma following a hit-and-run accident in the Cayman Islands on July 1, is awake and undergoing rehabilitation in Chicago—and a family-friendly fundraiser on Oct....

    • Posted September 27, 2013
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    Elburn resident ‘Tri’s’ hard

    Photo: Elburn resident Adam Zucco not only is an elite triathlete, but is also an active coach of the sport. He recently placed third out of 563 athletes in the annual Leon’s World’s Fastest Triathlon. Photo courtesy...

    • Posted September 26, 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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    Facing Kendall Co. foes

    Photo: Madi Jurcenko, part of Kaneland’s No. 1 doubles team with Jelly Emmanouil, defeated their Oswego opponents Monday 6-0, 6-2. Photo by Kimberly Anderson KANELAND—Not all competitive matches will go your way. Just ask the roster of...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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    KHS boys secure 6th at Eddington

    Photo: The start of the 44th annual Eddington Invitational boys varsity race. The Knights took sixth place overall. Ryan Bower (left to right), Nathaniel Kucera, Luis Acosta and Andrew Lesak get things going. Photo by Mary Paulson...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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    Streat Talk

    Kaneland (4-0) subdues Streator in inter-divisional game KANELAND—Friday’s result from Peterson Field in Maple Park was a familiar one. But Kaneland football was a different unit against visiting Streator, and will be for the remainder of 2013....

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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    KBC students learn about ‘Japan Connections’

    Photo: Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary third-grade teacher Bob Barth and ELL teacher/director Katie Henigan are co-teaching about communities and cultures in a Social Studies unit. This is a display to go along with their current teachings on...

    • Posted September 21, 2013
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