Maple Park—Kaneland High School student-athlete Nathan Dyer was selected by “Down Under Sports” to represent the state of Illinois and compete in a track-and-field competition next June in Australia.
KANELAND—Kaneland High School track standout Nate Dyer may not have won a first this past weekend in Baltimore, but he can still consider himself part of the upper-upper echelon.
Photos from the Kaneland High School track and pole vault camps at the high school. Photos by Patti Wilk
State and Regional totals pay off for junior Olympic-bound athlete
KANELAND—One would think that a summer full of footballs and pads would be enough for an ordinary student.
KANELAND—A highly successful 2011-12 spring season was recognized with team awards dished out earlier this week, as well as honors from the end-of-year senior athletic banquet.
CHARLESTON, Ill.—When you send as many Class 2A State finalists for boys track as Kaneland High School did, you’ll push some entries to the finals by sheer force and numbers.
ROCHELLE, Ill.—Labeling the Kaneland boys track output from Thursday’s Class 3A Rochelle Sectional as “exceptional” would be right on the money.
KANELAND—Kaneland boys track had many competitors contributing to a winning effort during Friday’s second-ever Northern Illinois Big XII meet out at DeKalb’s Dresser Road digs.
Knight boys tie Geneva for first at prestigious KC meet
AURORA—Team numbers don’t matter to Kaneland boys track. Neither do past accolades.
KANELAND—Your Kaneland High School boys track outfit is getting hot at the right time.
On April 25, the Knight boys took care of DeKalb’s team in convincing fashion in a 110-36 dual.
KANELAND—After the 2011 results of the annual Peterson Prep boys track meet at Kaneland, the Knights’ fortunes could only get so much better.
Knights also earn dual win vs. Spartans
KANELAND—How do you deal with boys track giants from the Quad Cities area along with other very talented outfits?
KANELAND—Knights boys track has a storied history and a lot to live up to. In the last couple seasons, the outfit has not disappointed.
Nate Dyer, pictured with the USATF president for the state of Illinois, competed in the State USATF Junior Olympics on June 24-26 in Plainfield, Ill.
KANELAND—Coming a little later due to the storybook run of Kaneland baseball, KHS released its spring sports awards for 2010-11, highlighting a successful first step into Northern Illinois Big XII play.
The Kaneland Sports Boosters offer four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors each year. The student write an essay with the theme “Lessons learned in victory and defeat”.
CHARLESTON—West Point wants the best and brightest.
It’s a good thing, because Knights senior Taylor Andrews showed he not only has those traits, but it also among the fastest.
ROCHELLE—Call ‘em champs.
With 90 team points, Kaneland pulled off the sectional three-peat. Sterling was second, tied with Burlington Central at 78 points.
OTTAWA—The venue name of Friday’s Northern Illinois Big XII Conference meet was appropriate—King Field.
Because that’s the level of performance put forth by Kaneland boys track.
Sophomore Danielle McCormack receives her award from Principal Fantozzi during the 2011 Academic Achievement and Hall of Fame Awards on May 2 at the high school auditorium.