All posts tagged "Riley Vanik"

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    A better State

    Diddell powers through for lone Knight Champaign berth KANELAND—Pontiac’s Class 2A Sectional can dampen the dreams of most any wrestler wishing to advance to the individual State tournament this weekend. Fortunately for Kaneland High School, the wrestling...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Senior Justin Diddell place first at the Belvidere Regional
    In proper position

    Photos courtesy of Stefanie Vanik Third-place at tough sectional paves way for potential state berths KANELAND—Call them the lucky seven. After a third-place finish at the Class 2A Belvidere Regional, however, the rest of the field at...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • All cylinders

    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
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    Diddell wins conference crown

    Team places sixth STERLING, ILL.—Sterling High School housed quite the collection of wrestling talent on Saturday, as Kaneland found out firsthand. Earning some individual glory and having to deal with capable talent in both Northern Illinois Big...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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    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
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  • Knights see success in quadrangular

    KHS also steamrolled in NIB-12 tussle at Yorkville by Mike Slodki KANELAND—As the calendar tips to a new year, it was in the Kaneland High School wrestling roster’s best interest to try and continue to end on...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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    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
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    Wrestlers battle through tough stops

    Photo: 152-pound George Strang won 6-4 in overtime over Andrew Ives of Wheaton-Warrenville South Saturday. Photo by Stephanie Vanik KANELAND—It could have been a rude awakening to the start of the 2013-14 season for Kaneland Knights wrestling,...

    • Posted December 5, 2013
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  • Return from state

    Five Kaneland Harter Middle School students qualified for IKWF State Wrestling Championship this year at the BMO center in Rockford, Ill.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Vanik takes 2nd at USAW Pre-Season Nationals

    Iowa—Riley Vanik of Sugar Grove nearly pulled off a championship victory in the USAW Pre-Season Nationals at the University of Northern Iowa inside the UNI-Dome Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Nov. 4.

    • Posted November 15, 2012
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  • Vanik’s IKWF trip worth it

    Vanik Places second in State ROCKFORD, Ill.—This past weekend 840 wrestlers met at the BMO Harris Bank Centre in Rockford for the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation (IKWF) State Championships.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Young Kaneland-area wrestlers excel

    KANELAND—This past weekend a number of students from the Kaneland School District participated in the IKWF (Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation) Regional Championships held in Wheaton and Sycamore.

    • Posted March 1, 2012
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  • Knights Wrestling Club headed to Rockford

    KANELAND—Zach Parker and Tom Price had a productive enough sectional on Saturday to move on to the State Tournament this weekend.

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Knights wrestling club in the “2nd season”

    The Knights Wrestling Club (ages 5-14) will complete in the IKWF (Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation) Regional Meet on Saturday , Feb. 26, at Sycamore High School.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Knights Wrestling club a late-season force

    Twenty-two wrestlers represented the Knights Wrestling Club at the IKWF Sectional wrestling tournament in Rochelle on Saturday, coming away with eight place winners and advancing three to this weekend's state tournament in Rockford.

    • Posted March 12, 2009
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  • Knights wrestling club sees success at Sycamore

    Nine Senior (ages 13-14) wrestlers entered the IKWF Regional Tournament in Sycamore on Saturday for the Knights Wrestling Club, and all nine advanced to Sectionals in this year’s state tournament series, finishing in fourth place as a...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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