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Softball sits at 15-7

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Knights fall to Leafs, rip Rochelle KANELAND—In a week that featured two cancellations, the Knights softball crew lost a hard-fought battle against Geneseo 8-7 on May 7, but bounced back in a big way against Rochelle with a 13-0 win on Tuesday. Kaneland sits at 15-7 overall and a sparkling 7-0 in Northern Illinois Big…

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County boys

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Laura Gampfer KHS Boys T&F at KHS 5-4-15-2

Knights 3rd at Kane County Meet GENEVA—After torrential rain and thunderstorms forced the Friday postponement of the 96th annual Kane County Boys Track & Field Championships—the second oldest track championship in Illinois—the meet reconvened at Geneva High School on Saturday morning. Despite winning only three events, Kaneland scored in 14 of 18 events and had…

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No excuses for Knights

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Laura Gampfer KHS Girls T&F at Yorkville 5-8-15-6

Photos by Laura Gampfer Girls track squad still sees plenty of success at soggy NIB-12 Championships YORKVILLE—On a day when almost every other boys invitational and girls conference track meet in northern Illinois was postponed due to thunderstorms, they were somehow able to squeeze in the Northern Illinois Big XII Conference Girls’ Championships between lightning…

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KUSC to hold competitive program player assessments

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ELBURN—Kaneland United Soccer Club (KUSC) will hold player assessments for the 2015-16 competitive soccer program from May 19-29. Players interested in participating in the competitive program must pre-register online at www.kanelandsc.com or contact Mike Mitchinson at (630) 463-9001, ext. 702. KUSC fields girls and boys teams in the U10 and above age groups. These are…

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Regrouping

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Laura Gampfer KHS Boys T&F at KHS 5-4-15-5

Strong week for boys track sets tone for late-season run CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.—After looking over the seeding marks for the Crystal Lake Central Invitational, Kaneland boys head coach Eric Baron projected the Knights for 55 points, a score that would give them no chance to win their fourth-straight team title. He was a little off—41…

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Still rolling

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Photo: Sophomore Holly Collingbourne notched an assist on Kiandra Powell’s go-ahead goal against DeKalb April 30. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights get top seed in Rochelle Regional by Doug Oleson KANELAND—The Kaneland High School girls soccer team found itself in unfamiliar territory. Ten minutes into KHS’ conference match against DeKalb on April 30, the Barbs’…

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Stiff competition

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Laura Gampfer KHS Girls T&F St. Charles East 4-30-15-3

Photos: Freshmen Sandra Gale (right) and Meghan Andrews (below) saw action at the Kane County Girls Invitational at St. Charles East April 30. Photo by Laura Gampfer Knights fifth at Kane County Meet ST. CHARLES—In competition as stiff as the frigid, gusty, north winds, the Kaneland girls placed fifth out of 16 local teams at…

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May 7 sports recap

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Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach email them to sports@elburnherald.com or fax them to (630) 365-2251. Freshman Softball April 29 vs. Sycamore—The Knights lost 8-6. Jessica Shell pitched seven innings, giving up five runs (two earned) and striking out four. May 1 vs. DeKalb—DeKalb beat the Knights 20-1 behind a…

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Up one, down two

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Knights finish sweep of Yorkville; fall to Prairie Ridge, Sycamore KANELAND—The Knights certainly have the Foxes’ number. The Kaneland varsity baseball team won their third straight game against the Yorkville Foxes 6-3 at home on April 30 before falling to the Prairie Ridge Wolves 7-2 on Saturday at home and to Sycamore on Monday on…

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No Barbs

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Knights dispatch western foe 7-3 KANELAND—The visiting Kaneland varsity softball team defeated the Dekalb Barbs 7-3 on April 30. Knights starting pitcher Angie Morrow threw a complete seven-inning game, giving up three runs on three hits and one walk with eight strikeouts. Kaneland’s top hitters included infielder/outfielder Mary Clausen (2-3, double, two RBIs with a…

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Neahring to be inducted into coaches Hall of Fame

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) has announced that it will be inducting long-time Kaneland coach Ken Neahring into its Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held at the Bone Center at Illinois State University on Saturday, May 2. A former physical education and driver’s education teacher, he is being inducted as…

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Overnight tournament provides tests, chance for bonding

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by Doug Oleson MONROE, WISC.—Head coach Scott Parillo was hoping to find a way for the Kaneland High School girls soccer team to get a chance to bond. What better way than an overnight, mid-season tournament? After failing to find a place in tournaments in St. Louis, central Illinois and Michigan, Parillo discovered the Monroe…

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Building momentum

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Photo: Second basemen Austin Wheatley slides into home to score for the Knights during their 9-7 win over DeKalb April 23. Photos by Mary Paulson Knights improve to 7-1 in NIB-12 KANELAND—The Kaneland varsity baseball team has been on a hot streak as of late. The Knights defeated the Dekalb Barbs 9-7 on April 23,…

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Steamrolling

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Laura Gampfer KHS Girls Soccer v. Sterling 4-23-15-5

Photo: Senior Taylor Opperman (white jersey), in action April 23 against Sterling, scored Kaneland’s only goal against Reedsburg Saturday, which ended up being the game-winner. Photos by Laura Gampfer Knights have outscored opponents 60-6 on season by Doug Oleson KANELAND—It took Kaneland just 15 seconds to take its first shot in its high school girls…

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Boys track wins over Yorkville

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Peterson Prep canceled for just second time in 46 years YORKVILLE, Ill.—The Kaneland boys track and field team traveled south 19 miles on Route 47 on Tuesday, April 21, for its annual dual meet with Yorkville. Both schools use their Tuesday dual meets as a competition opportunity for their athletes who don’t compete in most…

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Perfect week

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Softball team outscores four opponents 34-8 KANELAND—The Kaneland softball team continued its winning ways this past week with victories against Yorkville (16-3, five-inning rule) Quincy Notre Dame (ND) (6-2,) Camp Point, Wisc., (8-2) and Sycamore (4-1). The wins gave the Knights an overall record of 12-5 and a perfect 5-0 record in Northern Illinois Big…

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Flying high

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Laura Gampfer KHS Girls T&F at Yorkville 4-21-15-3

Five event wins, Guerra’s meet record highlight Wauconda Invite for Knights WAUCONDA, Ill.—So close. The Kaneland girls placed second by the narrowest of margins at the 10-team Wauconda Invitational last Friday evening. The final team scores read Grant 100, Kaneland 96, as both teams showcased their depth of running, jumping and throwing talent. The Knights…

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4-30 sports recap

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Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach email them to sports@elburnherald.com or fax them to (630) 365-2251. Sophomore Baseball April 23 vs. DeKalb—The Knights dispatched the Barbs 15-4 in a mercy rule-shortened game. Preston Havis got the win on the mound. Jack Marshall went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, an…

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