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IHSA schools approve three amendments

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Proposed change to football rules fails BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—Illinois High School Association (IHSA) member schools approved three amendment proposals and rejected three others in the annual referendum that ended Dec. 30, 2014. The online ballots were tabulated and certified in the IHSA office Tuesday. All the by-law changes will take effect on July 1. Proposal 8,…

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Van de Velde, Heppler to Coach 2015 Palmer Cup Teams at Rich Harvest Farms

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SUGAR GROVE—Former Ryder Cup player Jean Van de Velde and Bruce Heppler will serve as coaches of the European and United States 2015 Palmer Cup teams, respectively, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition, put on by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), will be played June 12-14. The…

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KHS announces All Conference honorees for fall season

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Ninety athletes also earn academic honors KANELAND—Thirty-four Kaneland High School athletes earned All Conference honors—either first team or honorable mention—for the 2014 fall sports season. In addition, 90 Knights were honored for their academic achievement during their time as student-athletes. In addition to the honors from the Northern Illinois Big XII conference, these Kaneland athletes…

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Goldbeck signs beach volleyball scholarship

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KANELAND—Although the nearest beaches are some 60-miles away on the shores of Lake Michigan, Kaneland senior Julia Goldbeck has signed a college athletic scholarship to play sand volleyball at San Jose State University. Goldbeck’s high school volleyball career has followed a circuitous route from the indoor game to the sand game. At 5 feet, 10.5…

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Camiliere impresses behind center

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Former Knights QB thriving as Elmhurst College senior ELMHURST, Ill.—Down 14-0 at halftime, the Elmhurst Bluejays offense needed to get their team back on track. The quarterback, a senior and second-year starter, capped off drives of 83 and 99 yards with touchdown passes. However, the team just ran out of time, losing to Millikin 21-14.…

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Dunn serves up talent, receives unique honor

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Future Ball St. Cardinal gets Under Armour All-American consideration KANELAND—Despite coming up on the short end of a regional final opportunity in Hampshire late last month, senior Ellie Dunn still had something to celebrate for herself and Kaneland volleyball as a whole. On Nov. 5, Dunn was named as one of 150 players included in…

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Bower finishes her cross country season at State Meet

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PEORIA, ILL.—Kaneland junior Brianna Bower on Saturday stood on the 100 yard long starting line for the start of the IHSA Girls 2A State Cross Country Championships. Looking out toward the wooded hills at the south end of Detweiller Park in Peoria, Ill., was a familiar sight for her, as was seeing the entire circumference…

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Knight harrier teams 1 place short at Kaneland Sectional

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Junior Brianna Bower qualifies for State as an individual KANELAND—The Knights’ boys and girls cross country teams were hoping for a little home course advantage at the IHSA Class 2A Sectional meet at Kaneland High School on Saturday. To have a chance to advance to the State championships in Peoria this weekend, the Knights knew…

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Heartbreak in Hampshire

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Volleyball run down by BC in three-game regional final loss HAMPSHIRE, Ill.—Kaneland volleyball didn’t meet with defeat often in 2014. But, similar to last season’s regional final end, the Lady Knights fell victim to two unfortunate games in a row. Burlington Central, the No. 2 Hampshire Regional seed, bested No. 1 KHS last Thursday evening…

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Sophomore football undefeated for first time

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KANELAND—The Kaneland High School football team went 9-0 this fall. It was the first time in school history the sophomore team has been undefeated. Led by head coach John Pavlak, the Knights allowed only 53 points all season, compared to their 181. They opened the season with a 7-0 win at home over McHenry, then…

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Emmanouil, Jurcenko among State-best at tennis

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Photo: Seniors Jelly Emmanouil of Sugar Grove, Sammie Schrepferman and Madi Jurcenko both of Elburn. Photo by Laura Gampfer Duo officially 9th in doubles, Schrepferman goes 3-2 with consolation end KANELAND—The last several years of Kaneland tennis has been an exercise in excellence. A State presence with several qualifiers each year, KHS was always ready…

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Kaneland volleyball surprises Yorkville

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Photo: Sophomore Hannah Nauert, and junior Annmarie Franz set up senior Ellie Dunn for a spike back over to St. Edwards Tuesday. Photo by Mary Paulson Lady Knights also handle St. Edward in Regional match KANELAND—Area volleyball fans are now able to classify Kaneland High School volleyball as an upper-echelon Northern Illinois Big XII conference…

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Boys pack emerge battle-tested from Woodstock Regional

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Photo: Junior Austin Kintz edged this Yorkville runner by .1 seconds to finish 13th at Saturday’s Woodstock Regional. Photo submitted by Patti Wilk to sports@elburnherald.com WOODSTOCK, ILL.—Due to the clutch performance during Saturday’s Class 2A Woodstock Regional, the Knight boys cross country roster lives to run another day. That day will actually take place at…

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Nice week 9 for Knights

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Photo: Senior Danny Hammermeister No. 55 was a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball in 2014. Photo by Laura Gampfer All cylinders firing in 33-6 win over Rochelle KANELAND—It wasn’t an ideal ending, but it was on a positive note. While Kaneland’s 4-5 record meant there would be no…

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Girls XC goes 4th to Sectional

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Photo: Freshman Andrea Wells and junior Brianna Bower work their way through a challenging Woodstock course at Saturday’s Regional. The Lady Knights qualified as a team to the sectional Saturday, which is hosted by Kaneland High School. Photo submitted by Patti Wilk to sports@elburnherald.com WOODSTOCK, ILL.—Saturday’s Woodstock Regional provided many challenges for the Lady Knight…

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Soccer picks up 3rd regional title in 5 seasons

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Loss to Wheaton Academy in sectional ends season KANELAND—Kaneland soccer can only take what the yearly calendar gives them, but in this 2014 season, the Knights followed the odd trend of winning a regional plaque in the last three even-numbered seasons. On Friday, the Class 2A Burlington Central Regional title match saw No. 2 Kaneland…

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Can’t keep KHS tennis down

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Photo: The doubles team of Madi Jurcenko (background) Jelly Emmanouil. File photo. Second-place finish at St. Charles East Sectional produces two State entries KANELAND—When you’re in the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles spots for a tennis team, the expectation is that you’ll maintain a certain level of excellence. KHS was able to put…

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Peaking in the Illinois Valley

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Senior Brandon Kigyos intercepts the football and scores a touchdown for the Knights against La Salle-Peru Friday. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights’ 58-6 win over LaSalle-Peru has stars on both sides of ball LA SALLE, ILL.—Having not won since the second week of the year, a five-game losing streak and scratch from the postseason hunt…

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Oct. 23 Sports recap

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Freshman Volleyball Oct. 16 vs. Morris—The freshman A team improved to 12-4, 7-0 in conference play with a 25-15, 25-20 win over Morris. The B team also won against Morris 25-22, 17-25, 25-21. Sophomore Volleyball Oct. 16 vs. Morris—The Lady Knights won 25-15, 25-13 over Morris. Sophomore Football Oct. 17 @ La Salle-Peru—The Knights won…

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