All posts tagged "Jessica Kucera"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
KHS fall sports announce awards
Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.
- Posted December 6, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kaneland High School Honor Roll
High and regular honor rolls announced.
- Posted March 2, 2012
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
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