All posts tagged "Luis Acosta"
Knight boys show tough State of mind
Photo: Senior Nathaniel Kucera crosses the finish line at Saturday’s State meet as Kaneland’s third finisher in 15:54. Photo by Mary Paulson Tough field meets solid resolve for 22nd place finish PEORIA, ILL.—Without fail, every time you...
- 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
Seniors lead way to Sectional
BURLINGTON, ILL—In the race for state, the Kaneland boys cross country team is heading in the right direction. With a trio of seniors leading the way, a return trip to the state meet might be in the...
- Posted October 31, 2013
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
Boys XC battles health, competition
FREEPORT, Ill.—Being shorthanded may be a problem for other squads, but not the Knights boys cross country team. Competing Saturday at the Freeport Pretzel Invitational without their top two runners this season in Nathaniel Kucera and Ryan...
- Posted October 11, 2013
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
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
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
A running start
ELBURN—A short-handed Kaneland boys cross country team fell just short of a season-opening win. In their first taste of competition for the 2013 season, the Knights harriers were edged by visiting Wheaton Academy 27-30. West Chicago placed...
- Posted September 5, 2013
2013 Boys CC Preview: Stride right
Photo: Head coach Chad Clarey’s Knights look to make some noise at the conference and state levels in 2013. The Knights are currently ranked 11th in DyestatIL.com’s preseason poll. Photo by Kimberly Anderson Knight harriers hope health...
- Posted August 29, 2013
Sterling is gold for KHS boys
Knights rule NIB-12 indoor track at Sterling kaneland—The Kaneland's boys track squad amassed 107 points by the end of Saturday's Northern Illinois Big XII Indoor conference meet housed by Sterling High School's Westwood track.
- Posted March 21, 2013
KHS fall sports announce awards
Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.
- Posted December 6, 2012
Power in Peoria
Knights' 13th-best program in State after Detweiller Park run Peoria, Ill.—The Kaneland High School boys cross country team set a number of personal and team records at the State Finals in Peoria on Saturday.
- Posted November 8, 2012
Boys XC punches Sectional ticket with 2nd-place finish KANELAND—If it weren't for Crystal Lake Central, Kaneland High School boys cross country would have even more to celebrate.
- Posted October 25, 2012
Knight boys run circles around Freeport
KANELAND—There's nothing like a victory pretzel. You can ask the Kaneland High School boys cross-country team.
- Posted October 4, 2012
Knight runners excel at Peoria
KANELAND—One can only hope this past Saturday was a preview for bigger things down the course.
- Posted September 13, 2012
Knight XC tops East Aurora, Yorkville
Kaneland—For the second week in a row, Kaneland’s pack-running mentality proved successful as the Knights cross country team defeated both East Aurora and Yorkville at Elburn Woods on Tuesday.
- Posted September 6, 2012
Boys Cross Country Preview: Making excellence familiar
Cross country team looks to return to top-tier at state KANELAND—One has to be considered a top-tier team in Class 2A after securing 15th place in the boys cross country finals 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
Knight boys lay down exceptional efforts
KANELAND—Your Kaneland High School boys track outfit is getting hot at the right time. On April 25, the Knight boys took care of DeKalb’s team in convincing fashion in a 110-36 dual.
- Posted May 3, 2012
Boys track talent factory hopes to pay dividends
KANELAND—Knights boys track has a storied history and a lot to live up to. In the last couple seasons, the outfit has not disappointed.
- Posted March 22, 2012
KHS fall athletes recognized with awards
KANELAND—Kaneland High School athletics released their slate of Fall Sports Awards, with each sport trumpeting the best it had to offer, with some All-Northern Illinois Big XII honors thrown in for good measure.
- Posted December 15, 2011
Top-15 finish at State for KHS boys
PEORIA—Kaneland's boys cross country lineup went after the finish line all season long, with the burden of sizable turnover from last year.
- Posted November 10, 2011
‘One solid group’ gets to a better State
Fourth-place means 15th trip to State in 25 years KANELAND—In a loaded Class 2A sectional hosted by Belvidere High School, Knight boys cross country had quite the challenge ahead of it and quite the trail to conquer.
- Posted November 3, 2011
Knight boys XC takes to Sterling, Byron
KANELAND—At Byron, Kaneland’s 31 points was tops for the meet, above Byron’s 62. Richmond-Burton’s 68-point total was good for third.
- Posted October 13, 2011
Boys XC curbing loss of 3 key parts
On a mid-August day with creeping humidity, the Knights boys cross-country pack attacks practice in a business-like manner—like it’s part of the day’s task.
- Posted August 18, 2011
KHS spring sports awards put fitting cap on 2010-11
KANELAND—Coming a little later due to the storybook run of Kaneland baseball, KHS released its spring sports awards for 2010-11, highlighting a successful first step into Northern Illinois Big XII play.
- Posted June 23, 2011
Taylor-made: Senior is Class 2A 110m hurdle champ
CHARLESTON—West Point wants the best and brightest. It’s a good thing, because Knights senior Taylor Andrews showed he not only has those traits, but it also among the fastest.
- Posted June 2, 2011
Talent, effort goes the distance for Knights
KANELAND—It was a high ceiling for Kaneland High School boys track in 2010, and by the end of the season in Charleston, Ill., it turned into a celebration.
- Posted March 24, 2011
Boys XC takes care of area foes
ELBURNâ€”Tuesdayâ€™s opening meet for the Kaneland boys cross-country roster seemed to serve two purposes.
- Posted September 2, 2010
Boys XC wish to re-run great ending
KANELANDâ€”How does a team that finished fifth in the Class 2A boys cross country race a year ago repeat the appealing end? With the same preparation and attack, and new personnel to replace the graduates.
- Posted August 19, 2010