All posts by Mike Slodki

  • Knight boys take pitfall vs. Sycamore

    KANELAND—There shall be no sweep of the Spartans in 2012.

    • Posted February 9, 2012
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  • Lady Knights rattle off two wins after hard-luck loss to Yorkville

    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.

    • Posted February 9, 2012
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  • Seed of success

    Last week brought a bit of good news for Kaneland girls basketball.

    • Posted February 5, 2012
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  • Lady Knights roundball (14-8, 5-2) drops pair

    KANELAND—While Kaneland girls basketball has reached regular season heights not seen in quite some time, sometimes plateaus are hit.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • It pays to pin: Kaneland grapplers edge Batavia

    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.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Boys conquer home floors of Rochelle, Geneseo

    KANELAND—Last year’s Northern Illinois Big XII Conference East division champions are playing at quite the competitive level.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Ottawa stops Kaneland on lanes

    KANELAND—Not even snow and hazardous travel conditions from a week prior could delay the end result of Thursday’s Kaneland-Ottawa bowling matchup.

    • Posted January 26, 2012
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  • KHS wrestlers take third at NIB-12

    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.

    • Posted January 26, 2012
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  • Boys stifle Pirate attack in Saturday win

    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...

    • Posted January 26, 2012
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  • Kaneland girls drill Bulldogs, Indians

    Lady Knights secure first winning record since 05-06 KANELAND—Looks like the KHS girls basketball crew can get used to this modified schedule.

    • Posted January 26, 2012
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  • Kaneland wrestlers own Flott Invite

    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,...

    • Posted January 19, 2012
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  • World sport

    Knights soccer sends goodwill Afghanistan’s way KANELAND—In Afghanistan, moments of kindness are always welcome in the face of hardship.

    • Posted January 19, 2012
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  • Rochelle tops Kaneland bowlers

    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.

    • Posted January 19, 2012
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  • Lady Knights get kicks off Route 6

    MORRIS, Ill.—Kaneland has shown no fear when it comes to the slate of games in the Northern Illinois Big XII conference, and that’s something other girls basketball outfits should be leery of.

    • Posted January 19, 2012
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  • Boys hoops can’t find third win vs. Morris

    KANELAND—It’s tough to take three in a row against any opponent—much less in a competitive and tight Northern Illinois Big XII conference, and much less the Morris Redskins, who enjoy a stark homecourt advantage.

    • Posted January 19, 2012
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  • Mat warriors finish 14th at Sycamore

    KANELAND—It’s tough to stand out at a wrestling invite, 22 teams deep. For a select few KHS wrestlers, they were able to barrel through their fields for some noteworthy finishes at the 37th annual Sycamore Invite on Saturday.

    • Posted January 12, 2012
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  • KHS emerges the victor over Yorkville, Rochelle

    Girls’ wins take sting out of OT loss at BC KANELAND—The girls basketball crew from Kaneland found what it liked in at Yorkville on Friday, and had what it liked, but lost it on Saturday.

    • Posted January 12, 2012
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  • Kaneland rebounds from loss in Yorkville with win at Burlington

    KANELAND—For now, the scales of the Kaneland-Burlington Central boys basketball rivalry tipped toward Kaneland.

    • Posted January 12, 2012
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  • Lady Knights rule lanes against Geneva

    KANELAND—Geneva bowling is a relatively new program, but one thing is already familiar to the Lady Vikings.

    • Posted January 12, 2012
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  • KHS finishes 3rd at Plano Christmas Classic

    PLANO, Ill.—If you want to improve yourself as the year ends to give yourself hope in the new year, Kaneland boys’ basketball had the right idea.

    • Posted January 5, 2012
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