All posts by Mike Slodki

  • Lady Barbs victimize Kaneland volleyball

    KANELAND—Over the past several years, Kaneland volleyball has made numerous strides. But even a program that has amassed back-to-back 19-win seasons will still have its problems with fellow established clubs.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Demolition Knight

    Kaneland dominates on both sides of ball in 42-0 rout of Sterling KANELAND—Kaneland and Sterling's football programs have had two highly anticipated and dramatic meetings in the last seven seasons.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Back to the win column

    KANELAND—A win over a Sycamore Spartans tennis squad is often a lot to ask. Such was the case for the Lady Knights tennis crew on Thursday along Route 23.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • High-end showing for girls XC

    KANELAND—Despite a long drive up Route 47, the Lady Knights girls cross country unit shook off the effects and left all but one roster in its wake on Saturday.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Knight runners excel at Peoria

    KANELAND—One can only hope this past Saturday was a preview for bigger things down the course.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Knights win handily on links vs H-BR

    Kaneland—Hughes Creek was the site of a handy dual win for Knights golf on Sept. 5. Facing Little Ten Conference representative Hinckley-Big Rock, the Knights used a consistent scorecard to vanquish the Royals by a final of 161-192...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Offense name of the game in Knights win

    Kaneland improves to 2-0 after enduring furious Huntley rally HUNTLEY—It's not one quarter of football, but rather four. Once again, the Kaneland Knights football team had to endure a string of successful drives by the opposition.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Lady Knights successfully court win vs. DeKalb

    KANELAND—With a lineup firmly in place, there's no telling what Kaneland's tennis squad is capable of.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Knights soccer blocks H-BR, ties Geneva

    KHS has just 1 loss through 6 contest KANELAND—It looks like the Knights soccer team is an expert in playing close matches.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Cutting it close

    Knights overcome slow start for 25-24 win CHICAGO—It wasn't the start the Kaneland Knights football outfit wanted, but it'll take the finish.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Tennis overcomes early bump

    KANELAND—A win last week at West Chicago had Kaneland tennis on a smooth track early.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Soccer takes 2nd at Jacobs

    Knights win 2 of 3 in Fox Valley area KANELAND—Jacobs High School's tournament in Algonquin, Ill., usually provides a nice early-season test for Kaneland soccer.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Football Preview: Kaneland’s Got Talent

    Knights’ football feels good about what 2012 holds KANELAND—For the second straight season, Kaneland football endured a heart-pounding postseason journey.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Golf Preview: Familiar faces lead charge to the green

    KHS golf looks to improve upon 8-4 dual meet finish a year ago KANELAND—You'll have to excuse seventh-year coach Mark Meyer for not approaching 2012 with trepidation.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Boys Cross Country Preview: Making excellence familiar

    Cross country team looks to return to top-tier at state KANELAND—One has to be considered a top-tier team in Class 2A after securing 15th place in the boys cross country finals a year ago.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Girls Cross Country Preview: Big returns

    Familiar core could equal success for girls XC by Mike Slodki KANELAND—How can you replace a Lady Knights girls cross country squad that finished eighth in the Class 2A meet a year ago?

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Tennis Preview: Eyes on the prize

    Defending conference champs aim to continue winning ways by Mike Slodki KANELAND—It's an exciting time to be involved in Kaneland tennis, whether you are a player or a parent, a fan or a friend.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Volleyball Preview: V-ball hungry for more

    Lady Knights use last year’s semifinal loss as motivation KANELAND-—Last year's Class 3A regional semifinal against Glenbard South had a little bit of everything.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Boys Soccer Preview: Through it all

    KANELAND—KHS coach Scott Parillo has seen his team go through just about everything on the pitch. A 2010 postseason saw the Knights play nine postseason overtimes enroute to a regional championship—the first for a head-to-head sport at Kaneland...

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Softball star Vest not done yet

    Elite pitcher earns partial scholarship to Northern Illinois KANELAND—Delani Vest is not quite done impressing on the softball diamond.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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