All posts tagged "John Pruett"
Knights do well at Windmill
Photo: Sophomore Dylan Vaca led the Knights with 19 points against Batavia Nov. 27. Photo by Patti Wilk Season opener sees OT win vs. Batavia; KHS splits other two games BATAVIA—It’s an early idea, but it’s a...
- Posted December 5, 2013
Photo:Senior John Pruett drives to the hoop with junior Ben Barnes right behind during Saturday’s boys basketball practice. Photos by Patti Wilk Johnson’s crew aims for third NIB-12 title in four seasons KANELAND—Kaneland boys basketball may have...
- Posted November 21, 2013
Injuries, JCA juggernaut create perfect storm for 2nd-round elimination JOLIET, ILL.—Even before the Class 5A playoffs began, Kaneland football knew what it could be getting into. After a convincing win over first-round opponent Hampshire last week, Kaneland...
- Posted November 14, 2013
32 Knights earn NIB-12 honors
KANELAND—Kaneland High School announced its fall all-conference athletic honorees Tuesday. In all, 32 Knight athletes were honored by the Northern Illinois Big XII. • Cross Country Boys: Luis Acosta, Kyle Carter, Nathaniel Kucera and Andrew Lesak Girls:...
- Posted November 14, 2013
35 points by offense overshadowed by defensive gem in first round KANELAND—Drew David and the Knights offense was clicking, but it was the other side of the ball that stole the show. The Knights opened the 2013...
- Posted November 7, 2013
Photo: Senior John Pruett makes an athletic grab in Kaneland’s 31-21 loss to Sycamore Friday. Pruett had five receptions for 91 yards—a game high. Photos by Patti Wilk Sycamore hands Kaneland its first regular season loss since...
- Posted October 24, 2013
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
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
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
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
Coming up big
Photo: Linebacker Cole Carlson contributed an interception during Saturday’s game against Brooks Prep of Chicago. Photo by Patti Wilk Defense makes tide-changing plays in 27-7 win over Brooks KANELAND—Kaneland football’s defense on Saturday night picked up the...
- Posted September 5, 2013
2013 Football Preview: The road black
Photo: Senior quarterback Drew David, here taking the field at last Thursday’s Knights Under the Lights scrimmage, will lead the Knights in 2013. The Knights are looking to move past an early second-round playoff exit in 2012....
- Posted August 29, 2013
Boys hoops’ journey ends at Spartans’ hand
Fourth quarter sees fortune upended in 11-point regional loss AURORA—If it weren't for a tough fourth quarter, Kaneland boys basketball could be talking about a regional final in Aurora.
- Posted March 8, 2013
AURORA—Kaneland closed out the regular season Friday with a big come-from-behind win over Rochelle to lock up the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Championship. The Knights followed that by opening the post season with a huge 39-point...
- Posted February 28, 2013
Boys basketball losing streak hits 4 KANELAND—Most teams hit a stretch of the season where it seems like a win can't be bought. Currently, Kaneland is in that quagmire, but time still remains to get back to the torrid...
- Posted February 14, 2013
Boys downed by WC foe, beat Yorkville
KHS stands at 14-6 as home stretch beckons KANELAND—The good news is Kaneland hasn’t felt what it's like to be on the losing end of many games this season.
- Posted February 7, 2013
Knights at hub of victory
KANELAND—Eight out of 10 isn't bad. Outside of two setbacks at last month's Plano Christmas Classic, the Knights don't have a blemish on the slate since junior guard Drew David saw his way back into the lineup from...
- Posted January 23, 2013
Knights take care of Yorkville, BC
KANELAND—The silver-and-black-clad Knights are making good on committing to excellence in 2013.
- Posted January 10, 2013
Top-tier finish in Plano for boys hoops
PLANO—Kaneland boys basketball is slowly but surely gelling again. At the 50th running of the Plano Christmas Classic, that reality stood as an ominous warning to some teams and a statement of fact to the teams that bested...
- Posted January 3, 2013
KHS boys trounce Sandwich in Plano Classic's first round KANELAND—It's a tall order for an 11th seed to find glory in the Plano Christmas Classic, so Kaneland had to take it one step at a time at the...
- Posted December 27, 2012
Drew drops in on DeKalb
Key 3 fuels comeback win at Barbs Kaneland—Perhaps the only group unhappy to see the return of Kaneland point guard Drew David was the group hosting the boys basketball game on Friday night.
- Posted December 20, 2012
Boys step into pressure cooker
Sycamore 'D' too much; KHS nabs win over H-BR Kaneland—There would be no duplicating the last-second magic of late November like the Kaneland boys basketball team had against Morris. The host Sycamore Spartans made absolutely sure of that...
- Posted December 14, 2012
Knight boys have early uphill climb
KHS drops first 3 contests as part of Windmill Invite KANELAND—Good news for Kaneland boys basketball is that it's still November.
- Posted November 29, 2012
Winter Sports Preview: Season of change
Knight cagers hope returnees lead team full of newcomers KANELAND—There seems to be a wrinkle at the beginning of every Kaneland High School boys basketball season.
- Posted November 21, 2012
Football Preview: Kaneland’s Got Talent
Knights’ football feels good about what 2012 holds KANELAND—For the second straight season, Kaneland football endured a heart-pounding postseason journey.
- Posted August 23, 2012
Kaneland holds court in summertime
MORRIS—Twenty-minute halves, a running clock, and kids wearing something akin to rec-league warmups.
- Posted June 28, 2012
Boys hoops can’t find third win vs. Morris
KANELAND—It’s tough to take three in a row against any opponent—much less in a competitive and tight Northern Illinois Big XII conference, and much less the Morris Redskins, who enjoy a stark homecourt advantage.
- Posted January 19, 2012
Unsure which college to choose? Try visiting
Kaneland—Senior Veronica Seawall was in search of a very specific major: animal behavior.
- Posted January 8, 2012
Boys split against current, former conference mates
KANELAND—Beginning 1-0 in conference play doesn’t just sound better—it is better.
- Posted December 8, 2011
Knight boys hoops hope to repeat NIB-12 glory
“Kids know what the expectations are,” says Johnson KANELAND—In KHS coach Brian Johnson’s first year, he had the pleasure of Dave Dudzinski in the post.
- Posted November 23, 2011
Letter: Kaneland should stay with block schedules
In the 2012 school year, Kaneland High School will be switching to an eight-period schedule. They will switch because by doing this, they think students test scores will rise.
- Posted December 30, 2010
Letter: Young players help KHS athletics
Kaneland High School is having a great year in sports for the athletics. The varsity football team nearly made it to state, and the varsity basketball squad is off to a hot start.
- Posted December 23, 2010