All posts by Mike Slodki

  • KHS girls tennis three Oct 2014-1
    Emmanouil, Jurcenko among State-best at tennis

    Photo: Seniors Jelly Emmanouil of Sugar Grove, Sammie Schrepferman and Madi Jurcenko both of Elburn. Photo by Laura Gampfer Duo officially 9th in doubles, Schrepferman goes 3-2 with consolation end KANELAND—The last several years of Kaneland tennis...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Kaneland volleyball surprises Yorkville

    Photo: Sophomore Hannah Nauert, and junior Annmarie Franz set up senior Ellie Dunn for a spike back over to St. Edwards Tuesday. Photo by Mary Paulson Lady Knights also handle St. Edward in Regional match KANELAND—Area volleyball...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • _KHS football v. Rochelle Oct 2014-1-8
    Nice week 9 for Knights

    Photo: Senior Danny Hammermeister No. 55 was a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball in 2014. Photo by Laura Gampfer All cylinders firing in 33-6 win over Rochelle KANELAND—It wasn’t an...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Tennis
    Can’t keep KHS tennis down

    Photo: The doubles team of Madi Jurcenko (background) Jelly Emmanouil. File photo. Second-place finish at St. Charles East Sectional produces two State entries KANELAND—When you’re in the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles spots for a...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • KHS volley ball v. Morris Oct 2014-1-3
    Volleyball hitting stride

    Photo: Senior Ellie Dunn had 12 kills, seven service points and seven digs against Morris Oct. 16. Dunn was All Tournament at the Eastland tournament in Lanark, Ill., last weekend. Photo by Laura Gampfer Key conference win...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • KHS Soccer v. Sycamore Oct 2014-1-7
    Packing a regional punch

    Photo: Ivan Bohorquez (right) stepped up for the Knights in the second half of their Burlington Central Regional win over Sycamore. The senior had two unassisted goals. Photo by Laura Gampfer Soccer’s semifinal win at BC BURLINGTON,...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Guyton
    New heights for Guyton

    Kaneland golf program’s lone State rep finishes 76th DECATUR, ILL.—The State golf gathering is getting to be old hat for the Guyton clan. However, there is a first time for everything, as Friday and Saturday marked the...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Girls pack acclimates well in Rochelle for NIB-12

    ROCHELLE, ILL.—When you are ahead of all other conference outfits with the exception of Yorkville, it’s been a pretty good Northern Illinois Big XII race. On Saturday in Rochelle, the Kaneland girls cross country squad put shoes...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Boys cross shows talent in Ogle County for NIB-12 race

    Junior Austin Kintz (left) bides his time with the lead pack just after the first mile at Saturday’s NIB-12 championship meet at Rochelle. His patience would be rewarded, as he would place sixth overall at the meet,...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    No stopping the Lady Knights

    Photo: Senior Sammie Schrepherman was runner-up at No. 1 singles for Kaneland at the NIB-12 tournament. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Tennis takes non-conference battle with OE, wins NIB-12 weekend KANELAND—It turns out a sweep on Oct. 8...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Thorbjornsen
    True Norse

    Thorbjornsen bringing lift to Knights soccer KANELAND—Nesodden is a town in southern Norway, not far from Oslo, the capital. It’s also where, after the standard eligibility wait, the Kaneland Knights soccer team secured its latest find. With...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    Kaneland Volleyball takes on NIB-12 rivals

    Photo: The varsity volleyball team awaits a DeKalb serve during its 2-1 win over the Barbs Oct. 9. Photo by Mary Paulson Hard-charging crew earns wins over DeKalb, Sycamore SYCAMORE—At 17-9, and 5-2 in the Northern Illinois...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • _KHS Girls Golf TORI_GUYTON5
    Golfers get taste of postseason

    Senior Tori Guyton was the lone Kaneland golfer to qualify for the state golf tournament. Photo by Laura Gampfer Guyton continues family qualifying tradition KANELAND—While the boys golf individual State quest had to wait 24 hours in...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    In full swing

    KHS one stroke away from team advancement, also take fourth at NIB-12 KANELAND—While it won’t quite be to the heights of the 2012 stellar team finish, the Knight golfers still can claim some postseason greens. Kaneland’s 347...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Kaneland volleyball falls short to Sterling

    Photo: Seniors Rachel Kintz, Riley Hannula and Anna Senese make a wall against Sterling Oct. 2. “Our blocking has been a huge development for us, and reading the hitters,” head coach Cyndi Violett said. Photo by Laura...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Kaneland girls cross thirst for Pretzel Invite

    Photo: Sophomore Grace Dodis accepts Kaneland’s second-place trophy at Saturday’s Pretzel Invite. Photo submitted by Patti Wilk to photos@elburnherald.com FREEPORT, ILL.—For the best girls cross country talent the northern half of the state has to offer on...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    KHS boys Pretzel Invite trip part of process

    Photo: The KHS boys varsity cross country team earned second overall at Saturday’s Freeport Pretzel Invite. Photo submitted by Patii WIlk to photos@elburnherald.com FREEPORT, ILL.—The Knights cross country team saw encouraging signs and cooler weather at the...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    That was Sparta

    Photo: Junior Steven VanHorn breaks up a 3rd-down pass to a Sycamore wide receiver Friday. “Both defenses played really well,” KHS head coach Tom Fedderly said. Photo by Mary Paulson Urgency increases after 14-7 loss at Sycamore...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • _KHS tennis v. Yorkville-4
    Lady Knights smash Ottawa, compete in Ogle County

    Photo: Senior Stephanie Karolewicz and No. 2 doubles partner Colleen Landers won 6-0, 6-4 over Yorkville Tuesday. Photo by Laura Gampfer KANELAND—If the homestretch of the regular season is any indication of how the Kaneland Lady Knights...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • _KHS Soccer v. Sterling -1-4
    Pirating a victory

    Photo: Junior Felipe Speraggi, in action against Sterling last week, had two goals against Ottawa Tuesday. Photo by Laura Gampfer Offensive output comes in crossover win OTTAWA, Ill.—Tuesday’s Northern Illinois Big XII conference crossover setting was a...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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