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Far from Dunn

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Junior volleyball standout verbally commits to Ball State program KANELAND—While the football landscape in the Mid-American Conference has been coined “MACtion” as of late, the volleyball scene in that collegiate group looks to be getting some of its own, thanks to a standout at Kaneland. Last week, Lady Knight junior Ellie Dunn verbally committed to…

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Steady as she goes

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Lubic provides senior leadership during year of transition KANELAND—Jenny Lubic knew going into the 2013 volleyball season that changes aplenty were in store for the Knights. Kaneland had graduated several seniors from the 2012 squad who helped them chalk up 23 victories and capture its first regional championship since 1991. Lubic also was aware she…

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The fox is silent

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Big third quarter dooms Yorkville as KHS (7-0) steamrolls KANELAND—It’s been a one-sided battle for a while, but with only a 13-0 halftime lead on senior night, the Knights made all the necessary adjustments. Despite the sluggish first half during Friday night’s contest at Peterson Field against visiting Yorkville, the Knights turned it on with…

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Return of the Matt

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Consistent Knight talent emerges as individual qualifier at Monday golf sectional FREEPORT, Ill.—While there may not be quite the team accolades that the 2012 season brought, Kaneland golf still has plenty to be proud of. After a productive Aurora Central Catholic Regional that saw the Knight golfer emerge as a third-place tiebreaker recipient, Kaneland suited…

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Lady Knights the standard for NIB-12 tennis

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DIXON, Ill.—Kaneland High School, for a couple of years now, has acclimated itself as a top-tier team on the conference tennis circuit. After the events of this past Friday and Saturday at Dixon High School, the Lady Knights don’t look to be leaving that tier any time soon. Head coach Tim Larsen and company, with…

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Kaneland soccer finding more net

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Three late-season contests provide skill showcase KANELAND—Knight soccer might be finding a little groove, and not a moment too soon. With the postseason challenge coming next week in the form of rival Sycamore on Oct. 23, the Knights met three opponents in the form of visiting Rochelle, host Plainfield East and host Yorkville. After the…

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Stopping by Byron

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Early Oct. stop provides Knights look at themselves, field BYRON, Ill.—Byron Forest Preserve in Byron, Ill., holds a unique October challenge for the Knight boys cross country roster. The setup and field might be out of the ordinary, but provides opportunity to take stock of what a team has in a critical juncture of the…

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Tough road: Kaneland drops battle with Morris

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KANELAND—Finding a groove can be tough in a long volleyball season. The Lady Knights just hope that comfort finds them before the playoff road begins. Last Thursday, KHS trekked to the competitive setting of Morris where it lost in three games by a count of 17-25, 28-26, 16-25. On Saturday, Kaneland went to the Bettendorf…

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Wild in Whiteside Co.

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Girls XC takes seventh at Sterling Invite STERLING, Ill.—In a Saturday meet hosted by Northern Illinois Big XII outlet Sterling, Kaneland High School girls cross country had to deal with the talented field from the northern half of the state. After a sixth-place varsity outing, KHS could consider itself part of that talented field that…

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The road (back) to state

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Junior Jelly Emmanoui (right). Photos by Patti Wilk KANELAND—With conference meets and sectional tournaments on the horizon, it’s getting to be crunch time for Kaneland High School girls tennis. Madi Jurenko, one-half of the Knights’ undefeated standout junior doubles team along with her partner, Jelly Emmanouil, has already fielded inquiries from friends at Kaneland wanting…

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To the last man

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Senior Brody Kuhar watches his ball in flight at Tuesday’s golf regional at Phillips Park in Aurora.

Golfers’ Regional total enough to advance to sectional KANELAND—Just enough was good enough for Kaneland High School golf on Tuesday. On Tuesday, a Class 2A field featuring the Knights shot on the greens at Phillips Park Golf Course in Aurora for the Aurora Central Catholic Regional. The Knights, by virtue of fifth entry Jeremy Faletto’s…

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No twist

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KHS girls cross country wins Pretzel Invite FREEPORT, Ill.—The Kaneland girls cross country team is getting healthy at the right time. After their early schedule saw ups and downs with injuries, the group put together a solid effort at Freeport High School’s Pretzel Invitational on Saturday, winning the 11-team meet with 50 points, six ahead…

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Oct. 11 sports recap

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Freshman Volleyball vs. Geneva—On Oct. 2, the Lady Knight freshman split their matches against Geneva. The A team won 25-23, 25-7, while the B team lost 21-25, 25-15, 18-25. No individual stats were available. Sophomore Volleyball vs. Geneva—On Oct. 2, the Lady Knights dispatched the Vikings 22-25, 26-24, 25-22. No individual stats were available. Freshman…

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Boys XC battles health, competition

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FREEPORT, Ill.—Being shorthanded may be a problem for other squads, but not the Knights boys cross country team. Competing Saturday at the Freeport Pretzel Invitational without their top two runners this season in Nathaniel Kucera and Ryan Bower, the Knights still placed second in the 10-team field. Winnebago ran tough, placing their scoring five all…

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Kaneland soccer stung by Barbs in conference battle

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KANELAND—Fortunes have been as even as it gets for the Kaneland High School soccer squad this season. In conference matches like last Thursday’s home matchup against the visiting DeKalb Barbs, the end result refused to break its way. A heartbreaking 2-1 loss to DeKalb was followed by a Tuesday trek to Morris, where the Knights…

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By the numbers

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Nate Dyer had 62 yards in Kaneland’s 35-12 triumph at DeKalb Friday. Photo by Patti Wilk

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 for the first time and down 31-14 before staging a monster second-half comeback in a 49-38 win. Last…

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Girls golfers fair well in conference, Regionals

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ROCHELLE, Ill.—Kaneland girls golf individual entry Tori Guyton was the medalist at the Oct. 1 NIB-12 tournament at Fairways Golf Course in Rochelle, Ill., with an 85 afternoon. Teammate Julia VanGemert shot a 94 to place seventh. The girls were set to compete as individuals at the Sycamore Golf Club on Wednesday as part of…

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