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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Boys XC finishes seventh at NIB-12
ELBURNâ€”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
Boys XC takes seventh at Eddington
ELBURNâ€”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
Holm, juniors spur Kaneland boys XC
PEORIAâ€”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
Boys XC wish to re-run great ending
KANELANDâ€”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
All-WSC, team awards handed out at KHS
KANELANDâ€”Kaneland High School dished out end of the year and spring speason sports awards last week.
- Posted June 10, 2010
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 Saturdayâ€™s Class 2A Boys Track State Finals at Eastern Illinois University, thereâ€™s...
- Posted June 3, 2010
Boys track takes Sterling Sectional; 11 events to State
STERLINGâ€”Kaneland boys track isn't just getting hot at the right time, it's smokin'.
- Posted May 27, 2010
Boys track excels at Peterson Prep 2010
KANELANDâ€”Knights boys track is performing at a high level at this seasonâ€™s juncture, judging by Saturdayâ€™s home meeting and Tuesday conference action.
- Posted April 29, 2010
Ottawa Invite canâ€™t humble Kaneland boys track
KANELANDâ€”What better way to let a future conference rival know whoâ€™s king of the track than to show them a year early.
- Posted April 22, 2010
Boys track looks to top themselves
Maple Parkâ€”Can the Kaneland High School boys track roster top last yearâ€™s exceptional finish?
- Posted March 25, 2010
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
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
Fall sports preview: Knights stride for better things
MAPLE PARKâ€”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
KHS hands out year-end awards for athletes
MAPLE PARKâ€”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
This past weekend, Kaneland High School junior Logan Markuson lept right over hurdles and into the IHSA State record books.
- Posted June 4, 2009
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
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
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. â€œWeâ€™re ahead of where weâ€™ve been since Iâ€™ve been here. We are as deep and as good as weâ€™ve been in awhile,â€ Baron said.
- Posted March 26, 2009