All posts tagged "Monty Jahns"
Many happy returns
Photos: Coaches share memories > One need not look far for former athletes returning to teach, coach at KHS KANELAND—It’s one thing to compete for your school—to put in hours of blood, sweat and tears for a...
- Posted February 20, 2014
KHS continues to roll in duals, ends regular season with close win vs. Batavia BATAVIA—It doesn’t matter the caliber of opponent—Kaneland wrestling makes sure the foe has its mat work cut out for it. The latest example...
- Posted February 6, 2014
Wrestlers continue to roll
Photo: Riley Vanik throws his opponent to the mat during Saturday’s Tournament at KHS. Vanik took second place in the 145-pound bracket. Zach Parker (below) was Kaneland’s lone tournament champ, winning the 182-pound bracket. Photos by Patti...
- Posted January 23, 2014
KHS grapplers can’t grab hold in tough week
Cary-Grove, CLC, DeKalb dish Kaneland losses KANELAND—Kaneland wrestling had done well so far this season, but they can be sure to run into a wall of tough opponents for days at a time, as was the case...
- Posted December 19, 2013
Photo: Kaneland sophomore Austin Parks carries some familiar weight up the hill during the annual wrestling training/team building practice at Johnson’s Mound in Elburn on Saturday. Photo by Patti Wilk KANELAND—With a 13-13 dual mark and three...
- Posted November 21, 2013
Success at 1st postseason stop
KHS grapplers have fine 2nd-place showing in Sycamore KANELAND—If it weren't for the hosts, KHS could brag even more. But KHS isn't the bragging type of team; it is more the diligent worker-type.
- Posted February 7, 2013
Wrestlers take down Morris, host Flott
KANELAND—Fourth time is a charm for local wrestlers. For the fourth straight season, KHS wrestling was crowned king of its own mat at the Margarett Flott Memorial Tournament held in Maple Park on Saturday.
- Posted January 23, 2013
KHS earns split at usual Flavin stop
DeKalb gathering lifts KHS; sees dual mark at 10-11 KANELAND—A usual late-December stop offered a glimpse as to what caliber the Knight wrestling squad is at right now.
- Posted January 3, 2013
Wrestlers tussle with Yorkville in losing effort
Knights also face 3 foes in home weekend quad KANELAND—You can have a plan to be aggressive on the wrestling mat, but unless it manifests during mat time, no win is automatic. Kaneland's meet against visiting Yorkville had some...
- Posted December 20, 2012
Knights power through
Wrestlers slammed by Sycamore, split Saturday triangular KANELAND—Area teams know when they've been on a mat with the Sycamore Spartans—the KHS grapplers are no different.
- Posted December 6, 2012
Winter Sports Preview: Grapplers count on experienced core
KANELAND—Last year brought a handful of success for Kaneland High School wrestling.
- Posted November 21, 2012
KHS kids show ‘singlet’-minded focus
Wrestlers’ week at camp fueled by helping community KANELAND—How do 28 Kaneland middle school and high school wrestlers spend four days in the Wisconsin Dells area?
- Posted July 12, 2012
Closest to the Pin
KHS wrestling coach Monty Jahns tees off during the Kaneland Boys Basketball Program 3rd Annual Golf Outing, which was held on Saturday at Bliss Creek Golf Club in Sugar Grove.
- Posted June 14, 2012
Wrestling sends seven to Sterling Sectional
DEKALB—When it comes time for postseason wrestling, a preferred mentality is “survive and advance.”
- Posted February 9, 2012
It pays to pin: Kaneland grapplers edge Batavia
KANELAND—A roller coaster of emotions set upon the Kaneland wrestling mat at the end of Friday evening’s clash between the Knights and Batavia.
- Posted February 2, 2012
Kaneland wrestlers own Flott Invite
KHS surge highlighted by 1st place, plus win vs. Morris KANELAND—A recent seasonal trend with Kaneland wrestling is an uphill climb at first, but once Kaneland gets tournaments under its belt and conference season hits the homestretch,...
- Posted January 19, 2012
Leadership key for KHS wrestling roster
KANELAND—It’s no small task; to ask a group of grapplers to perform after losing graduates like State-goers Jimmy Boyle and Kyle Davidson of a year ago.
- Posted November 23, 2011
KHS wrestlers execute winning combination, take 2nd place at regional
SYCAMORE—When KHS wrestling coach Monty Jahns mentioned that his team had an eye on the postseason and may be better equipped for tournament settings, he wasn't kidding.
- Posted February 10, 2011
Kaneland wrestling earns fourth at NIB-12 showcase
ROCHELLE—Like KHS coach Monty Jahns said a week ago, Kaneland wrestling might just be a better tournament team than a dual team at this point.
- Posted January 27, 2011
Davidson, Boyle key in KHS winning own Flott Invite
KANELAND—While the Knights sit with a dual record they’d no doubt like to improve, gatherings like the annual Margaret Flott Memorial Tournament hosted by KHS do a nice job of getting headed in the right direction.
- Posted January 20, 2011
DeKalb hands Kaneland grapplers Thursday loss
KANELAND—It's unfortunate that the Kaneland wrestling squad ran into DeKalb on Thursday evening in Barb-ville, because lately DeKalb's been running over everyone. In a Northern Illinois Big XII matchup, DeKalb subdued Kaneland by a 39-27 score in a...
- Posted December 16, 2010
Winter sports preview: Wrestlers look to increase 19-win total in 2010-11
KANELANDâ€”With a solid core coming back for coach Monty Jahnsâ€™ third season at the helm and a program that thrives on aggressiveness, opponents will have to take short relief in the fact that the Knights are still...
- Posted November 18, 2010
Kaneland wrestling sends Davidson, Boyle to Champaign
Every IHSA wrestler with high aspirations has a goal of visiting Champaign in February for the State tournament.
- Posted February 18, 2010
Wrestlers exhibit strong Sycamore Invite showing
With the way Kaneland High School wrestling began the regular season, conventional wisdom would dictate that it would perform better in Saturdayâ€™s 34th Sycamore Invite than last year.
- Posted January 14, 2010
Grapplers top Waubonsie Valley to open Flavin Invite
DEKALBâ€”Kaneland got its first dual out of the way, in a big way.
- Posted December 31, 2009
Wrestlers leave opponents looking up at lights
MAPLE PARKâ€”Ask the likes of Bremen, Lemont and Rochelle high schools if they had a nice weekend.
- Posted December 10, 2009
Kaneland Knight wrestlers look to be aggressive on mat
This might be the Kaneland High School wrestling version of a high-powered passing offense in football or a run-and-gun in basketball.
- Posted November 19, 2009
Levitaâ€™s quest to State ends in opening match
Senior Jay Levitaâ€™s impressive 2008-2009 wrestling campaign came to an end on Friday in Champaign after his first match, but it made the season no less impressive.
- Posted February 26, 2009
Wrestlers get four through to sectional
In a stacked regional, Kaneland wrestling stacked some victories and sectional berths of its own.
- Posted February 12, 2009
Wrestling deals with tough first day of Flavin Invite
Kaneland wrestlingâ€™s usual late-Dec. venture to DeKalbâ€™s High Schoolâ€™s Don Flavin Invite proved to be difficult but a valuable learning experience.
- Posted January 1, 2009
Grapplers tear through Saturday quad
Whatâ€™s the best remedy for a 1-5 dual meet start if youâ€™re Kaneland wrestling?
- Posted December 12, 2008
Grapplers set to begin Jahns era
A less prepared team might be scrambling.
- Posted November 21, 2008