All posts tagged "Jessica Kucera"

  • GTrack_1
    2014 Girls Track & Field Preview: Making their mark

    Photo: Freshman Nicole Sreenan looks to make an impact on the varsity level this season for Doug Ecker’s Lady Knights. Photo Submitted by Jocelyn Ocon Lady Knights have rivals bracing for impact KANELAND—Kaneland High School girls track...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • GTrack
    Girls make strides in Hononegah

    Photo: The Lady Knights track and field team secured fifth place in the 34-team Hononegah Classic Saturday. Photo by Ben Draper ROCKTON, ILL.—A fifth-place finish is quite respectable, especially when it’s out of 34 teams. The Lady...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • Girls cross country advances to Sectional

    BURLINGTON, ILL.—One down, one to go in the Kaneland quest for the state meet. Coach Doug Ecker’s crew, led by a sixth-place finish by sophomore Brianna Bower, secured fourth place at the competitive Burlington Central Regional last...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • No twist

    KHS girls cross country wins Pretzel Invite FREEPORT, Ill.—The Kaneland girls cross country team is getting healthy at the right time. After their early schedule saw ups and downs with injuries, the group put together a solid...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • In the right direction

    Girls CC looks for October improvements STERLING, ILL.—As the calendar turns to October, it’s time for cross country teams to start coming together and jelling. The Kaneland girls cross country squad decided to start a little early,...

    • Posted October 3, 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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  • Individual focus

    Short-handed Lady Knights look for individual gains WAUCONDA, Ill.—Without assets like senior Sydney Strang and junior Victoria Clinton in the lineup, the Lady Knights traveled to Wauconda’s 23-team Invitational held Saturday. Head coach Doug Ecker’s ladies finished...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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    Oregon trail

    Photo: Kaneland senior Sydney Strang continued her solid start to the season, earning a fourth-place finish in Oregon, Ill., Saturday. File Photo Lady Harriers run strong Saturday OREGON, Ill.—The Lady Knights trekked to Oregon High School Saturday,...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • GXC
    Bower’s way

    Photo: Sophomore Brianna Bower earned her first individual cross country victory in Tuesday’s season opener at Elburn Woods. Photo by Ben Draper Sophomore takes individual win in season opener ELBURN—Many runners start a cross country race, but...

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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    2013 Girls CC Preview: Breezing past

    Photo: Tuesday’s high temperatures kept the girls cross country team indoors, but the Lady Knights won’t be cooled off this season. Kaneland is currently ranked 4th in DyestatIL.com’s preseason poll, and still feature returning state champion Victoria...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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  • Junior Lauren Zick placed second in the long jump at the Jill Holmes Invitational Saturday with a leap of 16 feet, 9.5 inches. Photo by Patti Wilk
    Big win, small margin

    KHS earns slim team win at home meet by Mike Slodki KANELAND—There’s nothing like seeing what you’re made of on your home track. Kaneland girls track has a lot of substance and talent, based on the first-place...

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • KHS fall sports announce awards

    Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Girls pound Pretzel Invite field

    KANELAND—It was the 36th annual Pretzel Invite hosted by Freeport High School on Saturday, but the only number that mattered was "1."

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Part of the elite

    KHS girls XC team proves it belongs among top tier Kaneland—As hundreds of runners and spectators descended on Elburn Woods Saturday for the annual Kaneland Eddington Invitational, the Kaneland High School Lady Knight cross country team proved it...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • High-end showing for girls XC

    KANELAND—Despite a long drive up Route 47, the Lady Knights girls cross country unit shook off the effects and left all but one roster in its wake on Saturday.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Girls XC impresses in Oregon

    KANELAND—Lady Knights cross country is still getting into the swing of things in 2012, and their best way is to do it in stride.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Front-loaded

    Lady Knight XC opens season with win by taking 4 of 5 top spots Kaneland—Kaneland High School’s girls cross country team on Tuesday started its season on the right foot, earning a victory in a tri-meet over West...

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Girls Cross Country Preview: Big returns

    Familiar core could equal success for girls XC by Mike Slodki KANELAND—How can you replace a Lady Knights girls cross country squad that finished eighth in the Class 2A meet a year ago?

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Spring kind to Kaneland athletics in awards season

    KANELAND—A highly successful 2011-12 spring season was recognized with team awards dished out earlier this week, as well as honors from the end-of-year senior athletic banquet.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Girls track sees 2 finalists at 2A State meet

    KANELAND—While it wasn't on the scale of the final finish in 2011, the Lady Knights track outfit still came out of the weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. with elite totals in terms of the...

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Lady Knights track now Charleston crew

    Lady Knights track qualifies for State in five events after Sterling meet STERLING, Ill.—Some might shake their head at a fourth-place showing for a girls track meet.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • 8th-place finish at Kane County Invite for girls track

    KANELAND—With the regular season in its final weeks, the Kaneland High School girls track squad finds itself homestretching across finish lines.

    • Posted May 3, 2012
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  • KHS girls track sees firsts in 4×800, 1600m

    DIXON—Interstate 88’s corridor wields some talented girls track rosters, and Kaneland’s intent was to join that group after Friday’s Dixon Invite.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Girls track gets fifth, dual win

    KANELAND—Windy conditions abounded, and whomever emerged from Saturday’s Jenni’s ABC Meet in Maple Park would have to do so by force.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Girls Track sees exceptional totals at Holmes Meet

    KANELAND—It took barely any time for Lady Knights girls track to get acclimated to the outdoor competition.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Lady Knights track takes 2nd in Oregon meet

    OREGON, Ill.—KHS opened its outdoor campaign with an 83-point showing in a meet hosted by Oregon High School on Tuesday afternoon.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Kaneland High School Honor Roll

    High and regular honor rolls announced.

    • Posted March 2, 2012
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  • 8th in Class 2A for Lady Knights XC

    KANELAND—With six of seven athletes reaching a personal best mark, the Lady Knights unit accumulated a score of 225 at the State race at Detweiler Park in Peoria, Ill., on Saturday, good for eighth place of all...

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Younger Lady Knights go west

    KANELAND—Under sunny skies in Sterling, Ill., a younger KHS girls cross-country lineup was trotted out to deal with the field spreading from Iowa City, Ia., to Schaumburg, Ill.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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