All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • GXC_File
    Just enough: Girls cross country’s fifth place means another trip to Peoria

    Photo: Senior Erika Carlson stepped up for the Lady Knights, running as their No. 3 with a time of 19:30. File Photo KANELAND—Looks like the Lady Knights cross country squad had just enough on Saturday in Belvidere,...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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  • Anna Sinise
    Third game not a charm

    Photo: Sophomore Anna Sinise had four digs and two kills in the Lady Knight’s Regional loss to Sycamore last Thursday. Photos by Patti Wilk Lady Knights’ journey ends by third-seed Sycamore in regional final SANDWICH, Ill.—There would...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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    Knights Armory gives back

    KANELAND—Samantha Garcia, a Kaneland High School senior, recently shared some advice to a first-grader. However, the first-grader wasn’t enrolled in the Kaneland School District. Rather, Garcia’s words traveled to a low-income neighborhood in St. Louis, Mo. “I...

    • Posted November 3, 2013
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  • Maple Park PD_Ocotber26_1
    Crazy Quail event pulls for Special Olympics

    Photo: Maple Park Police Department held its ‘Crazy Quail’ event in support of Special Olympics on Saturday at the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club in Elburn. Crazy Quail is a new game where participants shoot targets thrown by...

    • Posted November 2, 2013
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  • IMG_1154
    More like it at Morris

    Knights recover nicely from Sycamore setback, finish regular season 8-1 MORRIS, ILL.—One never knows how the usual Week 9 regular season battles between the Kaneland Knights and Morris Redskins will go. Luckily, the Friday gridiron battle decided...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Soccer_@Sycamore1
    Recalled in regional final

    Late goal dooms Knight soccer against BC, semi sees rout of Spartans SYCAMORE—Class 2A Regional soccer features squads that have to make the most of the 80 regulation minutes given. In the case of the Oct. 23...

    • Posted October 31, 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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  • Girls cross country advances to Sectional

    BURLINGTON, ILL.—One down, one to go in the Kaneland quest for the state meet. Coach Doug Ecker’s crew, led by a sixth-place finish by sophomore Brianna Bower, secured fourth place at the competitive Burlington Central Regional last...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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    Lady Knights earn regional final berth-day

    Photo: Riley Hannula (left) and Vanessa Gould prepare to battle Riverside Brookefield during Saturday’s Spikefest at KHS. Photo by Lynn Logan Sweep against Plano means Halloween contest against Sycamore SANDWICH, ILL—Tough challenges can come your way as...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • ‘Pretty In Pink’ Champs

    The 14U Wasco Team 4 won first place in the Susan G. Komen “Pretty in Pink” tournament last weekend, sponsored by Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball League. Grace Sobieski threw five perfect innings, stole five bases, and closed...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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    Local residents ‘Help Becky Bounce Back’

    KANEVILLE—Nearly 400 people came to Sunday’s Help Becky Bounce Back Benefit, with people packing the Kaneville Community Center’s gym to make frantic last-minute bids in the silent auction and then spilling outside to bid on live auction...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Stringing up for State

    Singles entry Schrepferman, doubles tandem Jurcenko/Emmanouil write tickets AURORA—More of the same has turned out to be a good thing for Kaneland tennis. Kaneland, based on its second-place team showing at the West Aurora Sectional this past...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Dunn_File
    Far from Dunn

    Junior volleyball standout verbally commits to Ball State program KANELAND—While the football landscape in the Mid-American Conference has been coined “MACtion” as of late, the volleyball scene in that collegiate group looks to be getting some of...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Lions Park playground gets a makeover

    ELBURN—The playground at the Elburn Lions Club Lions Park is getting a facelift and a retrofit, thanks to the club’s fundraising efforts and those of the volunteers doing the work. The project began last year, under the...

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Kaneville Historical Society Calendar now on sale

    KANEVILLE—The 2014 Kaneville Historical Society calendar is now on sale for $20 at Hill’s Country Store, 2S133 Harter Road, Kaneville. Also on sale is the second edition of “The History of Kaneville Township: 1836-1986.”

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Proposed Ace Hardware location scheduled to open in SG next spring

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the proposed Ace Hardware store that will be located on the corner of Capitol Road and Galena Road. The store will feature an outdoor selling area for seasonal...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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    Photos: Biking for a cause

    The 27th Annual Toy and Food run sponsored by the DuKane ABATE chapter of Illinois kicked off from Knucklehead’s Tavern in Elburn on Sunday. The run supported 13 different charities, and featured over 1,200 motorcycles. Riders head...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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  • Golf_October8_3
    Return of the Matt

    Consistent Knight talent emerges as individual qualifier at Monday golf sectional FREEPORT, Ill.—While there may not be quite the team accolades that the 2012 season brought, Kaneland golf still has plenty to be proud of. After a...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Tennis_Courtesy
    Lady Knights the standard for NIB-12 tennis

    DIXON, Ill.—Kaneland High School, for a couple of years now, has acclimated itself as a top-tier team on the conference tennis circuit. After the events of this past Friday and Saturday at Dixon High School, the Lady...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • IMG_0523
    Kaneland soccer finding more net

    Three late-season contests provide skill showcase KANELAND—Knight soccer might be finding a little groove, and not a moment too soon. With the postseason challenge coming next week in the form of rival Sycamore on Oct. 23, the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • VB_Lynn
    Tough road: Kaneland drops battle with Morris

    KANELAND—Finding a groove can be tough in a long volleyball season. The Lady Knights just hope that comfort finds them before the playoff road begins. Last Thursday, KHS trekked to the competitive setting of Morris where it...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Phil Wilson of DeKalb displays his 1968 Pontiac with spooky Halloween decor and free treats at the Lions Club Car Show on Sunday. 
Photo by Lynn Logan
    Elburn Lions car, motorcycle show a success

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions had a beautiful day on Sunday for its fall classic All Wheels (car and motorcycle) Show. This year was the 20th year for the event. Committee member Dan Purcell’s father started the show in...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Village addresses cost of healthcare

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday addressed the $7,400 of additional costs to next year’s budgeted health insurance premium by reducing the village’s contribution to each employee’s health care savings account (HSA). The premium to keep the...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • MP crash claims life of Cortland resident

    MAPLE PARK—A Cortland woman died Monday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained from a car accident in Maple Park. A preliminary investigation indicates that Shanay Martin, 32, of Cortland, was traveling westbound on Route 38, east...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    Kindness Campaign honored by Kane County Board

    Photo: Speaker Renee Dee of Sugar Grove proclaiming Oct.13-19 2013 Kindness in Kaneland week at Tuesday’s Kane County Board meeting. Photo by Lynn Logan GENEVA—The Kane County Board displayed a great honor to the Kindness Campaign on...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Junior Jelly Emmanoui
    The road (back) to state

    Junior Jelly Emmanoui (right). Photos by Patti Wilk KANELAND—With conference meets and sectional tournaments on the horizon, it’s getting to be crunch time for Kaneland High School girls tennis. Madi Jurenko, one-half of the Knights’ undefeated standout...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Senior Brody Kuhar watches his ball in flight at Tuesday’s golf regional at Phillips Park in Aurora.
    To the last man

    Golfers’ Regional total enough to advance to sectional KANELAND—Just enough was good enough for Kaneland High School golf on Tuesday. On Tuesday, a Class 2A field featuring the Knights shot on the greens at Phillips Park Golf...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Nate Dyer had 62 yards in Kaneland’s 35-12 triumph at DeKalb Friday. Photo by Patti Wilk
    By the numbers

    KHS increases regular season win streak to 34 with NIB-12 win at DeKalb DEKALB—Kaneland and DeKalb have had quite the football battles the last two years. In 2011, Kaneland found itself visiting the new Dresser Road turf...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    Kaneland volleyball faces Geneva test

    Photo: The Lady Knights volleyball team celebrates a point Wednesday against Geneva. Photo by Patti Wilk GENEVA—Only one challenge was out there to await Kaneland volleyball, but it was a familiar and daunting one. KHS traveled to...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • School Board approves ‘blended learning’ IGA

    KANELAND—The plan for Kaneland School District to collaborate with other local school districts got a literal thumbs-up vote at a Kaneland School Board meeting in early September. On Monday, the board officially approved the intergovernmental agreement for...

    • Posted October 5, 2013
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  • Papa G’s closes its doors

    ELBURN—After nearly 15 years in business in Elburn, Papa G’s restaurant has closed its doors. A spacious restaurant with a wide variety of choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Papa G’s had been a staple in downtown...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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  • Anderson Road project bids awarded

    ELBURN—Ground breaking for the Anderson Road bridge project should take place sometime in mid-October, now that the work has been awarded, Kane County Transportation Department Director Tom Rickert said. Martam Construction, Inc., together with Herlihy Mid-Continent Company...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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