All posts tagged "Matt Rodriguez"
The fox is silent
Big third quarter dooms Yorkville as KHS (7-0) steamrolls KANELAND—It’s been a one-sided battle for a while, but with only a 13-0 halftime lead on senior night, the Knights made all the necessary adjustments. Despite the sluggish...
- Posted October 17, 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
KHS fall sports announce awards
Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.
- Posted December 6, 2012
KHS fall athletes earn accolades
Kaneland—A number of Kaneland High School fall athletes were recognized for their performance from throughout the 2012 season.
- Posted November 29, 2012
Last-minute heroics lead to win over Morris, 3rd-straight conference crown Kaneland—It was anyone's ballgame to win.
- Posted October 25, 2012
KANELAND—Fellow Northern Illinois Big XII (NIB-12) schools must be shaking their collective heads when it comes to the prospect of facing Kaneland football.
- Posted October 4, 2012
Offense name of the game in Knights win
Kaneland improves to 2-0 after enduring furious Huntley rally HUNTLEY—It's not one quarter of football, but rather four. Once again, the Kaneland Knights football team had to endure a string of successful drives by the opposition.
- Posted September 6, 2012
Cutting it close
Knights overcome slow start for 25-24 win CHICAGO—It wasn't the start the Kaneland Knights football outfit wanted, but it'll take the finish.
- Posted August 30, 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
Semifinal sting: Montini edges KHS, 35-31
KANELAND—Sequels can be more entertaining and gripping than the original, but for Kaneland football and its fans, the ending to this particular drama was still hard to take.
- Posted November 23, 2011
Late TD waved off, 11-0 Knights beat St. Francis, 31-28 KANELAND—There exists a song by Ringo Starr entitled “It Don’t Come Easy.” While Starr was part of a group that forever changed the face of music, the Liverpool lad...
- Posted November 10, 2011
Knights emerge with 51-45 victory in round one
KHS has date with St. Francis Spartans in second round KANELAND—On the surface, it wouldn’t seem like a Class 5A No. 16 seed like the Belvidere Bucs would make any kind of a splash in the first-round matchup...
- Posted November 3, 2011
Conference chase complete
Early lead holds up for NIB-12 East champs in 31-28 win in Morris MORRIS—All that stood between a second consecutive Northern Illinois Big XII East division championship for undefeated Kaneland was fellow undefeated juggernaut Morris.
- Posted October 27, 2011
Knights knock Foxes
Buschbacher sees plenty of end-zone in 45-7 win over YHS KANELAND—One would have to wonder how the Knights gridiron collection would respond, a week after an emotionally satisfying comeback win at DeKalb, and it being the last regular...
- Posted October 13, 2011
the Knights ahead: Kaneland looks to reach similar heights from a year ago
Photo: Knights football works on getting back to the playoff promised land at the high school. A year ago the Knights had their best season since 1998. Photo by Ben Draper KANELAND—Kaneland Knights football achieved such great heights...
- Posted August 18, 2011
Kaneland confident in 34-7 playoff win
Maple Parkâ€”â€œConfidenceâ€ was the word on the lips of the Kaneland players as they exited Peterson Field Saturday night following their 34-7 victory over Crystal Lake Central in round 2 of the IHSA football playoffs.
- Posted November 11, 2010
Knights win clash with Spartans
Kaneland improves to 8-0 with 30-13 win over rival KANELANDâ€”It was the biggest regular season game in quite some time for Kaneland. Facing a fellow undefeated squad in the visiting Sycamore Spartans, the Knights used offensive drives to the...
- Posted October 21, 2010