DEKALB—Former Kaneland High athletic standout P.J. Fleck’s return to the pastures of Northern Illinois University football was the very definition of short-lived.
KANELAND—There shall be no sweep of the Spartans in 2012.
KANELAND—When a team has to endure a three-game losing skid, the mentality of the next win being so far away can creep into the team.
Last week brought a bit of good news for Kaneland girls basketball.
KANELAND—While Kaneland girls basketball has reached regular season heights not seen in quite some time, sometimes plateaus are hit.
KANELAND—A roller coaster of emotions set upon the Kaneland wrestling mat at the end of Friday evening’s clash between the Knights and Batavia.
SUGAR GROVE—Chiefs men’s basketball (6-1 Skyway Conference) is atop the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference with a 75-65 win over Elgin Community College cinched on Tuesday. Deontray Dorsey led WCC with 16 points.
AURORA—A chance to string together another late January win over rival IMSA was not to be for KHS bowling.
KANELAND—Last year’s Northern Illinois Big XII Conference East division champions are playing at quite the competitive level.
KANELAND—Kaneland varsity cheerleaders began their competition season began in the Belvidere Competition on Jan. 7. KHS took home the second-place win in the medium division.
KANELAND—Not even snow and hazardous travel conditions from a week prior could delay the end result of Thursday’s Kaneland-Ottawa bowling matchup.
Gust, Goress secure conference bragging rights
STERLING—If looking for incremental improvements that could go a long way, look at this year’s Northern Illinois Big XII conference meeting.
KANELAND—KHS boys hoops posted a win on Saturday evening—a nice change from a hard loss the week prior to Morris.
With balanced scoring and home court advantage, the Knights took care of Northern Illinois Big XII West Division opponent Ottawa by a final of 59-40. The positive result raises Kaneland’s mark to 11-6 (3-2 NIB-12).
The 1988 Boys Cross Country Team was inducted into the Kaneland Hall of Fame at halftime during the boys varsity basketball game against Ottawa last Friday.
Lady Knights secure first winning record since 05-06
KANELAND—Looks like the KHS girls basketball crew can get used to this modified schedule.
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Baseball, Softball and T-Ball registration is now open for the 2012 season.
KHS surge highlighted by 1st place, plus win vs. Morris
KANELAND—A recent seasonal trend with Kaneland wrestling is an uphill climb at first, but once Kaneland gets tournaments under its belt and conference season hits the homestretch, things look better.
Knights soccer sends goodwill Afghanistan’s way
KANELAND—In Afghanistan, moments of kindness are always welcome in the face of hardship.
On Friday, Kaneland High School honored the 1982 wrestling team before the varsity match against Morris. The team had a record of 16 wins and only 6 losses, with five of those losses being by eight points or less.
KANELAND—After a Thursday snowfall shelved Kaneland’s meeting in Ottawa, the Lady Knights took to the lanes on Saturday as part of the IMSA Invite, and on Tuesday when they hosted Rochelle.