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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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  • SGVB declares ‘Kindness in Kaneland Week’

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday designated the week of Oct. 13-20 as Kindness in Kaneland Week to coincide the Kaneland area’s Kindness Campaign 2013. The Kindness Campaign is supported by Knights Against Bullying and...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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    Youth earns spot in national bowling finals

    Photo: Mabel Cummins prepares for the upcoming ISYL event at Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb. Courtesy Photo ELBURN—Mabel Cummins, added another bowling trophy to her collection this past weekend with a win in the 12-under Boys &...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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  • Photo gallery: Homecoming Football Game

    Photos by Patti Wilk and Mary Paulson

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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  • The sophomore Knights have only allowed one goal all season—in their season opener against Streamwood—while scoring 39 of their own. They have eight shutouts on the season, and are 7-0-2.
“They have a great time at both practice and games, but do so with great effort and talent,” coach Travis Berth said.
    Oct. 3 sports recap

    Freshmen Volleyball vs. Rochelle—On Sept. 26, the freshman A volleyball squad defeated visiting Rochelle 25-17, 25-16, while the B squad followed suit with a 25-17, 25-14 win. No stats were available. at Yorkville—On Tuesday, the freshman A...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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  • Knight golfers prepare for end-of-season run

    KANELAND—Who knows exactly what the Kaneland golfers will be capable of as the 2013 season comes to a close, especially on the heels of last year’s stellar State finish? Their play as of late could serve as...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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  • Soccer knee deep in the NIB-12

    Knight kickers above .500 after first 11 matches KANELAND—With a 5-4-3 overall mark and a 2-1-2 mark in the opening stages of Northern Illinois Big XII play, the Kaneland Knights soccer unit is still getting its cleats...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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    Clothing and Toy Sale at John Stewart Oct. 4 & 5

    ELBURN—Kaneland John Stewart Elementary’s Parent Teacher Network will host a Fall/Winter Clothing and Toy Sale on Friday, Oct. 4, 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 5, 8 a.m. to noon. Yellow and green tags will be...

    • Posted September 30, 2013
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    Nelson fundraiser set for Oct. 20

    KANEVILLE—Becky Nelson, the Maple Park native who spent almost five weeks in a coma following a hit-and-run accident in the Cayman Islands on July 1, is awake and undergoing rehabilitation in Chicago—and a family-friendly fundraiser on Oct....

    • Posted September 27, 2013
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    MP farm welcomes Illinois Farm Families ‘Field Moms’ program

    MAPLE PARK—Today’s mother is not only insistent about making make sure she is providing nutritious options for her children to eat, she is starting to take a “peek inside the barn,” so to speak, with the Illinois...

    • Posted September 27, 2013
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    Elburn resident ‘Tri’s’ hard

    Photo: Elburn resident Adam Zucco not only is an elite triathlete, but is also an active coach of the sport. He recently placed third out of 563 athletes in the annual Leon’s World’s Fastest Triathlon. Photo courtesy...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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    Steady effort at Eddington for girls XC

    ELBURN—If one wants to see the quality of the Kaneland girls cross country lineup, one just needs to see the results from the traditional late September staple, the Eddington Inviite The Elburn Woods-housed event saw the Kaneland...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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    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
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    Streat Talk

    Kaneland (4-0) subdues Streator in inter-divisional game KANELAND—Friday’s result from Peterson Field in Maple Park was a familiar one. But Kaneland football was a different unit against visiting Streator, and will be for the remainder of 2013....

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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  • Elburn to use water bill to communicate community events

    ELBURN—The village will begin accepting announcements from local non-profit organizations regarding community events for placement on its water and sewer bills. Space within the header of the bill allows for messages of up to 80 characters, without...

    • Posted September 22, 2013
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  • Knuckleheads Tavern to host two charity runs

    ELBURN—Knuckleheads Tavern next month will host a stop on two of the largest charitable motorcycle runs of the year for this area. The first, Rolling Thunder POW/MIA run will take place on Sunday, Oct. 6. Participants are...

    • Posted September 22, 2013
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    KBC students learn about ‘Japan Connections’

    Photo: Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary third-grade teacher Bob Barth and ELL teacher/director Katie Henigan are co-teaching about communities and cultures in a Social Studies unit. This is a display to go along with their current teachings on...

    • Posted September 21, 2013
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    Like father, like sons

    Photo: Soccer is a a family thing for the Parillos. KHS senior Anthony (from left) is an NSCAA all-American nominee, while Scott is the head coach and Cody is the assistant coach at Kaneland. Photo by Kimberly...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • Preview: 44th annual Eddington Invite

    ELBURN—The 44th annual Eddington Cross Country Invitational is Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. at Elburn Woods. The meet commemorates the 25-year teaching and coaching career of Larry Eddington, a long-time Elburn resident who passed away suddenly in...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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    Split decisions

    Photo: The Knights golfer are 7-2 overall, with the conference tournament on the horizon. Against visiting Sterling Sept. 12. Jessie Denton (above) shot a 43. Photo by Kimberly Anderson KANELAND—Knights golf continues to see impressive scores from...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • Sept. 19 Sports Recap

    Fr/So Golf vs. Sterling—On Sept. 12, The Knights fr/so golf team defeated visiting Sterling 170-245 at Hughes Creek Golf Club in Elburn. Brett Glennon led the way with a 40, followed by Jake Peason and Michael Petrick...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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    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
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    Late-night run

    Photo: Nate Dyer (32) had a big night for the Knights, rushing for three touchdowns. Photo by Patti Wilk Sterling can’t counter Kaneland (3-0) balance STERLING, Ill.—Kaneland showed a great crossover move on Friday night, but not...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • Long-time educator named WCC Distinguished Contributor

    SUGAR GROVE—Bernard “Bernie” Looney, of DeKalb recently retired from a career in education that spanned more than four decades. For 14 of those years, he worked closely with Waubonsee Community College in his role as director of...

    • Posted September 14, 2013
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  • School Board welcomes new member

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board has had a vacant seat since last month. It’s now filled. All board members present on Monday agreed to appoint Peter Lopatin to the position. Board Vice President Teresa Witt was absent from...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • FVCC staff member suffers burns in accident

    KANELAND—First responders were called to Fox Valley Career Center at 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday to respond to a non-life threatening accident involving a staff member. No students were injured in the incident. “The accident involved a teacher...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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    Elburn native earns rowing scholarship to D-1 school

    ELBURN—Kylen Patterman is new to the University of Louisville’s rowing team, but she’s one of the most experienced rowers on the team. The 2008 Kaneland graduate rowed for three years on a club team at Grand Valley...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Photos: IC Catholic @ Kaneland

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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