All posts tagged "Nathaniel Kucera"
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
Photo: Senior Dalvell Triplett placed third in the Long Jump and first in the Triple Jump for the Knights as they rolled to a conference victory Saturday in Sterling, Ill. Photo by Marshall Farthing Kaneland boys track...
- Posted March 27, 2014
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
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
Board recognizes students with high test scores
KANELAND—Kaneland students from the elementary, middle school and high school levels received recognition from the School Board on Monday for having achieved high or perfect scores on the 2013 ISAT, PSAE, EXPLORE, PLAN and ACT tests. The...
- Posted March 14, 2014
Kucera to run track and field at Stanford
Kaneland High School senior Nathaniel Kucera announced Feb. 12 that he would continue his track & field career at Division 1 Stanford University of the Pac-12. The stand-out 800m runner had a breakout 2013 season, highlighted by...
- Posted February 20, 2014
Bateman crowned Mr. Kaneland 2014
Photo: Mr. Kaneland 2014 was won by senior Mitch Bateman (middle). First runner-up won by senior Dalvell Triplett (right) and second runner-up was given to senior James Lim (left). Photo by Lynn Logan KANELAND—There’s a new Mr....
- Posted February 13, 2014
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
Kaneland takes care of sectional challenge
Photo: Sophomore Sean Spaetzel cracked the varsity roster, running as Kaneland’s seventh runner at the Belvidere Sectional with a time of 16:51. File Photo Boys’ fourth place yields State berth KANELAND—In certain situations, a team’s fourth-place finish...
- Posted November 7, 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 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
Late surge leads to Kucera win
Trio of KHS track athletes compete in elite meet; Kucera wins the 800-meter KANELAND—Kaneland High School track state champion Nathaniel Kucera continued his dominating year by setting a school record in the 800m run on Saturday. Kucera was one of...
- Posted June 13, 2013
East Moline momentum
First-ever win at traditional outdoor opener for boys track By Mike Slodki Kaneland—For the talent pool near the Quad Cities, to take the unofficial opener of the 2013 outdoor season is a big deal for the Knights...
- Posted April 11, 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
4-place output for KHS boys at NIB-12
Carter leads Knights in crowded field Kaneland—"Rain, rain, go away" is the usual saying. The Knights just had to go forward in unusual weather.
- Posted October 19, 2012
Bringing their best
Boys XC team sets numerous personal records at Eddington Kaneland—Across the board, the KHS boys cross country team stepped up in a big way for one of the biggest races of the year, the annual Larry Eddington Invitation...
- Posted September 20, 2012
As a pack
KHS boys XC team takes 6 of top 7 spots in season opener Kaneland—Pack running has long been the mantra of the Kaneland High School boys cross country team under head coach Chad Clarey.
- Posted August 30, 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
Kaneland High School Honor Roll
High and regular honor rolls announced.
- Posted March 2, 2012
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