BELVIDEREâ€”Kaneland girls cross country may not have a large presence in Peoria this coming weekend, but it will be significant.
The early results showed it was a tight race, but supporters of Sugar Grove resident and current Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez, who had his Tuesday night election party at Piper’s Banquets in Aurora, unofficially won his re-election bid over challenger Donald E. Kramer. More results are available in this post.
Elburnâ€”Cub Cadet, the leader in premium quality outdoor power equipment, recently celebrated 50 years of success at their National Dealer Meeting in Orlando, Fla.
Firefighters stop flames from spreading
ELBURNâ€”A barn burned to the ground at 42W733 Route 38 late Tuesday afternoon after a sparking electrical line caused a fire in the building.
Elburn resident Chuck Swanson went all-out with the Halloween decorations this year, but the high winds Tuesday wreaked havoc on the frightful crew in his front yard.
Football cinches first unblemished regular season since 1998
KANELANDâ€”After Fridayâ€™s 47-7 win by Kaneland over Morris, the Redskins were probably glad the two teams met only once this season.
KANELANDâ€”It was one heck of a late-season run that the Knightsâ€™ soccer roster went on, and it will be nice to reflect on in time.
KANELANDâ€”Lady Knights volleyball continued their recent roll on Thursday at the home of the Lady Foxes by a final of 25-23, 25-21.
Sugar Groveâ€”Rockyâ€™s Dojo and Gym, Inc. (Champion Karate Studio) promoted Sensei Carlos Carranza of Montgomery, 36, to 5th Degree Black Belt on Saturday, Sept. 25, at its facility in Sugar Grove.
The Kaneland Knights football squad wrapped up a 9-0 season Friday night with a convincing 47-7 win over the visiting Morris Redskins. Kaneland plays Chicago’s King High School Friday night at 7 p.m. at Peterson Field in Maple Park.
Photos by Ben Draper
SUGAR GROVEâ€”Cole Rutter looks like any other kid, but his resiliency is tested on a daily basis. This Sugar Grove 12-year-old was born with neurofibromatosis (NF), a disease that can cause tumors to grow on nerves anywhere in the body.
Kanelandâ€”A visit from Dakar, a police dog trained to sniff out drugs, helped Kaneland High School health teacher Cindy Miller educate students about the consequences of drug possession and use on Oct. 1.
ELGINâ€”Young thespians from Elburn and Maple Park are among the nearly 100 youths who will bring â€œSchoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.â€ to the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.
Restaurant’s proposed site is Rt. 47 and Park
SUGAR GROVEâ€”McDonald’s Corporation proposed opening a restaurant in Sugar Grove in late-spring 2011, Village Planner Mike Ferencak said Monday.
Kaneland Harter Middle School teacher Chari Trembly (top photo) helps launch a rocket on Oct. 15. The 6th grade class built rockets from water bottles and launched them with air and water pressure. Inside each rocket was a cushioned egg to see if it would survive the landing.
The KHS Poms show their support for those that have, or are battling Breast Cancer. There was pink everywhere Friday evening, as Kaneland athletes and fans had a â€œPink Outâ€ for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Photos by Ben Draper
FORSYTH, Ill.â€”Hayley Guyton will always be remembered at Kaneland High School for what she pulled off on the golf course.
Kaneland improves to 8-0 with 30-13 win over rival
KANELANDâ€”It was the biggest regular season game in quite some time for Kaneland.
Facing a fellow undefeated squad in the visiting Sycamore Spartans, the Knights used offensive drives to the best of their ability and came up with timely defensive plays in a 30-13 win over the Spartans.
KANELANDâ€”For the way things ended up at IHSA tennis Sectionals at St. Charles East on Saturday, all you had to do was look at Lindsay Jurcenko and Amelia Napiorkowski.
ELBURNâ€”In a tough group of teams, Kaneland had several standouts at the first-ever gathering of the Northern Illinois Big XII conference.