All posts tagged "Tommy Whittaker"

  • 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
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  • KHS spring sports awards put fitting cap on 2010-11

    KANELAND—Coming a little later due to the storybook run of Kaneland baseball, KHS released its spring sports awards for 2010-11, highlighting a successful first step into Northern Illinois Big XII play.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Taylor-made: Senior is Class 2A 110m hurdle champ

    CHARLESTON—West Point wants the best and brightest. It’s a good thing, because Knights senior Taylor Andrews showed he not only has those traits, but it also among the fastest.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Boys track win 3rd straight sectional

    ROCHELLE—Call ‘em champs. With 90 team points, Kaneland pulled off the sectional three-peat. Sterling was second, tied with Burlington Central at 78 points.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Boys track stakes claim to NIB-12 title

    OTTAWA—The venue name of Friday’s Northern Illinois Big XII Conference meet was appropriate—King Field. Because that’s the level of performance put forth by Kaneland boys track.

    • Posted May 19, 2011
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  • Knights boys track visits 93-year old friend

    STREAMWOOD, Ill.—Millenium Field housed some Kaneland boys track performances to take notice of on Friday.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • KHS boys track invades CLC

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School boys track had some business to take care of in Crystal Lake, but wasn’t planning on camping.

    • Posted May 5, 2011
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  • 2nd place at Peterson Prep shows Kaneland’s talent

    KANELAND—Out of 14 teams, Kaneland boys track was second to one. The Knights’ 98 points were filled with great performances during Saturday’s annual Peterson Prep boys track outing, but West Aurora, with 133 points, was even better.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Andrews, Spittzeri and relays conquer Sycamore

    KANELAND—What did a textbook Kaneland-Sycamore dual meet on Tuesday hold for curious fans?

    • Posted April 14, 2011
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  • Talent, effort goes the distance for Knights

    KANELAND—It was a high ceiling for Kaneland High School boys track in 2010, and by the end of the season in Charleston, Ill., it turned into a celebration.

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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  • KHS boys earn second in inaugural NIB-12 indoor tussle

    STERLING—At Westwood Track in Sterling, Ill., it was prime time to see how Kaneland boys track measured up against the rest of the Northern Illinois Big XII slate. As it turns out, when it comes to indoor...

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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  • Knight boys raise roof for 4th at Byron

    BYRON, Ill.—Saturday brought some indoor track competition to Byron, Ill., and also brought some fine numbers and totals for Kaneland boys track.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Kaneland High School rises up with fall sports awards

    KANELAND—It was time to think warmer thoughts at Kaneland High School, as Friday had the release of the Kaneland High School Fall Sports Awards. The awards were announced at this late date due to the postseason success of...

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • Boys XC finishes seventh at NIB-12

    ELBURN—In a tough group of teams, Kaneland had several standouts at the first-ever gathering of the Northern Illinois Big XII conference.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Boys XC takes seventh at Eddington

    ELBURN—Kaneland boys cross country had to wade not only through 18 other full varsity teams, but also the weather at the annual Eddington Invite.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Holm, juniors spur Kaneland boys XC

    PEORIA—Whatever the fortunes of the Kaneland High School boys cross country team this season, the Knights have a gelling core that will give those fortunes a fighting chance.

    • Posted September 16, 2010
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  • Boys XC wish to re-run great ending

    KANELAND—How does a team that finished fifth in the Class 2A boys cross country race a year ago repeat the appealing end? With the same preparation and attack, and new personnel to replace the graduates.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • All-WSC, team awards handed out at KHS

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School dished out end of the year and spring speason sports awards last week.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Knights boys track makes mark on Charleston

    Followers of KHS track maybe have seen a boys track roster for the ages in 2010. Actually, judging by the second-place team finish at Friday and Saturday’s Class 2A Boys Track State Finals at Eastern Illinois University, there’s...

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Boys track takes Sterling Sectional; 11 events to State

    STERLING—Kaneland boys track isn't just getting hot at the right time, it's smokin'.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Boys track excels at Peterson Prep 2010

    KANELAND—Knights boys track is performing at a high level at this season’s juncture, judging by Saturday’s home meeting and Tuesday conference action.

    • Posted April 29, 2010
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  • Ottawa Invite can’t humble Kaneland boys track

    KANELAND—What better way to let a future conference rival know who’s king of the track than to show them a year early.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Boys track looks to top themselves

    Maple Park—Can the Kaneland High School boys track roster top last year’s exceptional finish?

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • KHS boys track sets team mark at Byron

    Kaneland boys track had itself a productive indoor meet in Byron on Saturday.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Kaneland shines spotlight on fall athletes with awards

    Monday saw Kaneland High School dish out their annual awards for the fall sports season.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Knights stride for better things

    MAPLE PARK—When Kaneland boys cross country finishes eighth in the Class 2A State gathering in 2008, what do they want to do for an encore?

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • KHS hands out year-end awards for athletes

    MAPLE PARK—The end of the year awards and spring awards were handed out on June 9, recognizing the year-long effort of Knight athletes.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Logan’s Run

    This past weekend, Kaneland High School junior Logan Markuson lept right over hurdles and into the IHSA State record books.

    • Posted June 4, 2009
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  • Boys track crowned Sectional champs, send vanload to State

    Before the season, boys track coach Eric Baron had a good feeling about his team's chances this season.

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • Kaneland boys anticipate sectional

    Kaneland saw plenty of top finishers as it prepares for the important Freeport Sectional this Friday, May 22.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • Spring Sports Preview: Fully loaded: Kaneland boys track brings the talent

    Fourth-year head coach Eric Baron is happy where things are at with boys track. “We’re ahead of where we’ve been since I’ve been here. We are as deep and as good as we’ve been in awhile,” Baron said.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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