All posts by Mike Sandrolini

  • zick1
    Lightning quick

    Photo: Kaneland Knights fans know Lauren Zick: Track Athlete. But the senior has verbally committed to play softball for St. John’s University, located in Queens, N.Y. Speedy on the track as well as the basepaths, Zick plays...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • 062
    Steady as she goes

    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...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Junior Jelly Emmanoui
    The road (back) to state

    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...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Training Bible Coaching
    Elburn resident ‘Tri’s’ hard

    Photo: Elburn resident Adam Zucco not only is an elite triathlete, but is also an active coach of the sport. He recently placed third out of 563 athletes in the annual Leon’s World’s Fastest Triathlon. Photo courtesy...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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  • Coach Scott and his sons
    Like father, like sons

    Photo: Soccer is a a family thing for the Parillos. KHS senior Anthony (from left) is an NSCAA all-American nominee, while Scott is the head coach and Cody is the assistant coach at Kaneland. Photo by Kimberly...

    • Posted September 20, 2013
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  • Mabel News Photos 3
    Home on the lanes

    Photo: Kaneland Harter Middle School 6th-grader Mabel Cummins is one of the top junior bowlers in the Chicago area, with a 179 average and a high game of 238. She recently competed in the 12-and-under division of...

    • Posted August 8, 2013
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  • Randall 2
    The sweet spot

    Photo: Randall (right) directs the Waubonsee Chiefs’ defense during WCC’s 8-3 win over Nassau (New York) during the NJCAA Division III World Series tournament. Courtesy Photo KHS grad finds decades of satisfaction just down the road at...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • h4dxt0k7jmqq76yv
    Cohesive to their core

    Key Kaneland players continue as teammates on college gridiron ELBURN—Kaneland High School football players swapping their black-and-white jerseys after graduation for the blue and orange of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has become a common occurrence over the...

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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  • Long 1
    From court to sidelines

    High school, collegiate star athlete takes head coaching job DOWNERS GROVE—Several weeks ago, Lyndsie Long originally set out to apply for an open position in the Downers Grove South High School physical education (PE) department. Not only...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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