All posts tagged "Luis Acosta"

  • KHS adds to luck in Quad Cities

    Boys track hits the usual outdoor opener in East Moline, Ill. KANELAND—It doesn’t seem as if the learning curve for the Knights boys track roster will be that steep, if the East Moline United High School Boys...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Knights qualify 23 to Top Times meet

    Kaneland High School will be well-represented at this Saturday’s Illinois Top Times track meet at Illinois Wesleyan’s Shirt Center in Bloomington, Ill. The meet kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday morning, and will reportedly be broadcast at www.usportstv.net....

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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    2014 Boys Track & Field Preview: Sprint toward success

    Photo: Relay, distance and sprint runners resort to running laps through school halls due to poor weather so far this season. Photo by Patti Wilk Sixth-place finishers from a year ago, Knight boys track takes charge KANELAND—It...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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    Knights 3rd at Batavia

    Photo: Senior Dalvell Triplett was second in the Long Jump and third in the Triple Jump at Batavia Friday. Photo by Patti Wilk BATAVIA—Coach Eric Baron’s crew went just east to find some stout competition. But the...

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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    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
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    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
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  • 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
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    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
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  • 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
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    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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    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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    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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    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
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    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
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  • 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
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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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  • 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
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  • Good enough

    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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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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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • ‘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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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