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Elburn youth wins State bowling title

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ELBURN—Mabel Cummins, an eighth-grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School, finished in first place in the Illinois State Elementary School Association bowling tournament Saturday at Town and Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill. Mabel‘s 10-game (scratch) total of 2,121 pins across the two-day event outpaced second place by 200 pins and helped her gain the highest overall…

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A little extra

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Photo: Senior Anissa Becker warms up between innings during Saturday’s game against Burlington Central. The Knights lost 3-2. Photo by Stephanie Vanik Morrow pitches eight innings in win KANELAND—The visiting Knights softball team defeated the Sycamore Spartans 10-6 in eight innings on April 16. The win improved the Knights’ record to 6-3 overall and 3-0…

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More ups than downs

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Photo: Junior Ryan David pitched seven innings with three strikeouts against Morris on Thursday night. The Knights defeated the Redskins 5-2. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights earn wins over Morris, DeKalb; lose to Geneva KANELAND—Knights starting pitcher Ryan David went the distance last Thursday as Kaneland defeated the Morris Redskins 5-2. However, the Geneva Vikings…

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Top test

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Knights prevail against Morris by Doug Oleson KANELAND—It wasn’t a good sign. Normally when the KHS girls soccer team has an away match, it’s pretty quiet on the team bus heading to the game. That wasn’t the case last week. “That day we weren’t,” head coach Scott Parillo said, adding that his team didn’t seem…

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Finding their way

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Boys tie for 8th at tough Minooka Invite MINOOKA, Ill.—A tough field at Minooka tested the Knights boys track team, as they finished tied for eighth at the second-annual Minooka Invitational Saturday. Kaneland mustered up two fourth-place showings in both the 4x200m (1 minute, 36.04 seconds) and 4x400m (3:39.47) relays, while hurdle standout Tanner Robertson…

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Two for two

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Freshman Haley Goodine (left) and senior Taylor Eaves take flight in the 100m hurdles April 14 at Sycamore. The pair also had a nice weekend for the Knights, with both scoring points in the hurdle races at the Ottawa and Boylan invitationals. 						          Photo by Laura Gampfer

Girls track runners-up at Ottawa and Boylan KANELAND—A back-to-back weekend for the Knights ended with a pair of runner-up finishes. Kaneland fell to Huntley by 13 points at Ottawa on Friday, 282 to 269, and lost to meet host Boylan Catholic by 18 on Saturday, 104 to 86. At Ottawa’s ABC invitational, each team typically…

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Heading Holmes

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Girls track picks up 2 wins in as many tries KANELAND—The Kaneland girls track team opened its 2015 outdoor season with a triangular meet at Oregon with Burlington Central last Tuesday. To say it got off to a good start would be an understatement. The team won 11 of the 12 running events and two…

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United on the track

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Western trek sees boys place fourth in 12-team meet EAST MOLINE, Ill.—The Kaneland boys track team bus jumped on I-88 and headed west almost as far as it could go within state boundaries to compete in the Kiwani’s Invitational at United Township High School in East Moline, Ill., on Saturday. The meet has become a…

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Grams, Harner named All-ISCC second-team

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SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland graduates Sarah Grams and Brooke Harner, who play for the Waubonsee Community College women’s basketball team, were both named to the All-Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference second team last Friday, April 10. Head coach Jim Sury was selected the Region IV District L Coach of the Year after leading Waubonsee to the Region IV…

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These are the breaks

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Knights win against Morris, lost to L-P KANELAND—The Knights used late game-heroics twice last week, but it only worked out once. Coach Peter Goff’s crew rallied to beat Morris 8-7 on April 9 before falling 3-2 to LaSalle-Peru Friday after the Cavaliers scored a run in extra innings. The Knights still sit at 5-3 overall,…

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April 16 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 Softball April 7 vs. Yorkville—The Lady Foxes defeated the Knights 6-3. Aly Jesionowski stuck out nine, but gave up five earned runs and five walks. Katie Kurzrock went 2-for-4, while Jesinowski went 1-for-4…

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Elburn Ladies Golf League seeks golfers

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ELBURN—The Elburn Ladies Golf League is looking for women to join its league at Bliss Creek Golf Course, 1 Golfview Lane, Sugar Grove. Beginner golfers are welcome. The nine-hole league plays on Wednesday mornings, beginning May 13 and ending in September, with a tee-off time of 7:30 a.m. An informational coffee time will take place…

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Heading home

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Senior Dan Hammermeister (above) waits for his pitch against O’Fallon Saturday. Junior Jake Marczuk (below) hit a single to right field and sprints down the first base line to beat the throw to first Saturday in Emerson, Ga. The Knights played six games in Kentucky and Georgia. 							       Photos by Mary Paulson

Knights close out spring break trip with 2-4 record EMERSON, GA.—The Knights are happy to be home. After dropping its first two games during the early portion of their annual spring break trip, the Kaneland baseball team finished out its final four games in Emerson, Ga., in a split. Kaneland’s season record now stands at…

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Short handed

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Knights lose first game during spring break, bounce back with full-strength win KANELAND—Playing without 10 varsity players, a shorthanded Kaneland girls soccer team lost to West Aurora 5-1 on April 2, during spring break. It was Kaneland’s first loss of the season after easily winning its first three matches. The Lady Knights were outscored 3-1…

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April 9 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 Softball April 1 vs. St. Charles East—The Knights mounted a great comeback in their 8-7 win over St. Charles East. The Saints took a commanding 5-0 lead after four innings, but a four-run…

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Waubonsee makes first National Tourney appearance

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Brooke Harner bringing the ball across mid-court against North Arkansas College on Thursday, March 19.
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Three former Knights on basketball team OVERLAND PARK, KS—The 2015 edition of Waubonsee Community College women’s basketball began the season with a new coach and big expectations. Head coach Jim Sury took over the program after the retirement of long-time head coach Dana Wagner, and following the squad’s best season in school history. In 2014,…

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