All posts by Mike Slodki

  • Wrestlers grab two Saturday wins after losing to YHS

    KANELAND—Against conference rival Yorkville, the Knights (4-9) lost 39-26 to the host school.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • L-P Cavs cave in Kaneland bowling

    KANELAND—Good news emerging from Monday’s bowling encounter between Kaneland and LaSalle-Peru was that the Lady Knights reached the Super Bowl faster than this year’s version of the Bears.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • Lady Knights win at Dixon in extra session

    KANELAND—Lady Knights basketball was so chock-full with exceptional performances on Saturday afternoon, they needed an overtime session to fit them all.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • Girls basketball maintains early-season roll in Sycamore

    KANELAND—It was an important early-season battle in Sycamore between two squads that had gotten off to relatively hot starts in 2011-12.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Bowling gets first win of 2011-12

    KANELAND—While it’s been slow goings at the beginning of this still-new season, the Kaneland bowling unit keeps knocking down pins, and knocked down enough to nab its first win of the season on Dec. 7, against visiting...

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland wrestlers eclipsed by DeKalb

    KANELAND—Against the visiting DeKalb Barbs, KHS was hoping for its own indoor version of Friday Night Lights.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Boys hoops puts clamp on Spartans, H-BR

    KANELAND—Kaneland boys basketball is enjoying a three-game win streak dating back to last week—all three of the double-digit variety.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Boys split against current, former conference mates

    KANELAND—Beginning 1-0 in conference play doesn’t just sound better—it is better.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Grapplers solved by Sycamore, split Saturday excursion

    KANELAND—While there were some encouraging duels on Thursday, “some” won’t get it done against Sycamore wrestling when “all” are needed.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Girls hoops stifles Morris, IMSA counterparts

    Six wins at early juncture for Colombe’s crew KANELAND—Lady Knights girls basketball continues to go along at its desired pace, and came up with two victories this week.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Bowling not spared by Dixon

    DeKALB—At Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb, the Lady Knights fell victim to a 2,951-2,451 result at the hands of Northern Illinois Big XII crossover foe Dixon on Thursday.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Boys hoops split first four encounters

    KANELAND—Not a terrible start for a lineup with plenty of turnover and a new opening tournament setting.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Lady Knights take IC crown, drop to EA

    KANELAND—If you asked Kaneland girls basketball its favorite activity during this opening juncture of the season, it might just offer an answer of collecting hardware.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Postseason honors kick in for soccer

    Four Knights named to elite squad after regional final run KANELAND—Kaneland High School soccer saw more benefits roll in even after this last season.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Buschbacher tops in NIB-12 with offensive MVP honors

    KANELAND—Honors for Kaneland Knights football are now coming as frequently as a monster gain on a Friday night in Maple Park.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Bowling falls to DeKalb in opener

    DeKALB—In the confines of Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb, the Lady Knights (0-3) probably felt like it was unfriendly surroundings in a loss to fellow tenant DeKalb on Nov. 22.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • NIB-12 volleyball accented with Siebert MVP tag

    KANELAND—It was a productive year for Kaneland volleyball, much like last year.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Wrestlers see some success in Saturday meet

    KANELAND—The season opener featured a 45-34 loss to Wheaton-Warrenville South, a 34-28 win over the Pretzels of Freeport, and a 42-36 loss to Burlington Central.

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Semifinal sting: Montini edges KHS, 35-31

    KANELAND—Sequels can be more entertaining and gripping than the original, but for Kaneland football and its fans, the ending to this particular drama was still hard to take.

    • Posted November 23, 2011
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  • Knight boys hoops hope to repeat NIB-12 glory

    “Kids know what the expectations are,” says Johnson KANELAND—In KHS coach Brian Johnson’s first year, he had the pleasure of Dave Dudzinski in the post.

    • Posted November 23, 2011
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