All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Tennis_Courtesy
    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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  • VB_Lynn
    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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  • Phil Wilson of DeKalb displays his 1968 Pontiac with spooky Halloween decor and free treats at the Lions Club Car Show on Sunday. 
Photo by Lynn Logan
    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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  • Junior Jelly Emmanoui
    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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  • Senior Brody Kuhar watches his ball in flight at Tuesday’s golf regional at Phillips Park in Aurora.
    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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  • Nate Dyer had 62 yards in Kaneland’s 35-12 triumph at DeKalb Friday. Photo by Patti Wilk
    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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  • 531
    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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  • FB534
    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_courtesy
    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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  • SONY DSC
    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
    ‘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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  • Training Bible Coaching
    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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  • Eddington_GXC_1
    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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  • Tennis_September23_1
    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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  • FB3
    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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  • Blackberry Creek Display_Japan_1
    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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  • Coach Scott and his sons
    Like father, like sons

    Photo: Soccer is a a family thing for the Parillos. KHS senior Anthony (from left) is an NSCAA all-American nominee, while Scott is the head coach and Cody is the assistant coach at Kaneland. Photo by Kimberly...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • Golf_September12_4
    Split decisions

    Photo: The Knights golfer are 7-2 overall, with the conference tournament on the horizon. Against visiting Sterling Sept. 12. Jessie Denton (above) shot a 43. Photo by Kimberly Anderson KANELAND—Knights golf continues to see impressive scores from...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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    Knights solid at First to the Finish

    Photo: Ryan Bower led the Knights in Peoria, running a personal-best 15:55 effort over the 3-mile course. Photo by Ben Draper Boys place 11th in strong field PEORIA, Ill.—When you have 13 of the top 25 ranked...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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    Late-night run

    Photo: Nate Dyer (32) had a big night for the Knights, rushing for three touchdowns. Photo by Patti Wilk Sterling can’t counter Kaneland (3-0) balance STERLING, Ill.—Kaneland showed a great crossover move on Friday night, but not...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • Volleyball3_September17
    Closing it out

    Volleyball wades through conference challenges KANELAND—Hovering around .500, the Lady Knights volleyball contingent keeps trying create a little breathing room between itself and that line. They’ll have to spend a little more time trying to create after...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • focal_pointe_1
    New waxing studio opens in Elburn

    ELBURN—Focal Pointe Waxing Studio opened its doors on Aug. 15 at 119 1/2 N. Main St. in Elburn, with owner Kara Coyle prepared to offer not only a polished finish to your everyday look, but a convenient...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Pattermann_head
    Elburn native earns rowing scholarship to D-1 school

    ELBURN—Kylen Patterman is new to the University of Louisville’s rowing team, but she’s one of the most experienced rowers on the team. The 2008 Kaneland graduate rowed for three years on a club team at Grand Valley...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Kaneland Football 001
    Higher ground

    Photo: The Knights Dylan Nauert carries the ball during the first quarter. Photo by Erik Anderson Knights beat Elmhurst-based namesake in week 2 affair KANELAND—Friday night’s first drive set the tone. Facing an all-new non-conference opponent in...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • GOLF_file
    Knights club takes a hit in NIB-12 action

    Photo: Senior Steven Cannell shot a 39 to help the Knights defeat the visiting Yorkville Foxes Tuesday. File Photo KANELAND—Northern Illinois Big XII golf has its share of talent, just ask last year’s conference champ Kaneland. The...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Memorial_Garden_bySusan
    Garden dedicated in Elburn teen’s memory

    ELBURN—A small plot of land in the back of Kaneland Harter Middle School holds the spirit of teenager Caitlyn Phillips, a student who was killed in a tragic accident earlier this year. Caity died last April while...

    • Posted September 6, 2013
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