All posts tagged "Brian Aversa"
2014 Baseball Preview: Big hopes in Big XII
Photo: Junior catcher Danny Hammermeister and senior catcher Sean Dunphy practice indoors with the baseball team. Photo by Patti Wilk Diamond crew looks to turn page, rebound from a year ago KANELAND—Knights baseball in 2014 represents, in...
- Posted March 20, 2014
See-saw start to season
View Photos After rough start, Knights baseball wins 4 of last 5 by Mike Slodki KANELAND—It’s a case of slowly but surely for the boys in black. After dropping its first five games of the...
- Posted April 11, 2013
Baseball sees rough beginning on Missouri trail
KANELAND—Much like the Cubs going into Cardinals territory, there existed little welcome for the Chicago-area Kaneland Knights baseball squad (0-5).
- Posted April 4, 2013
Spring training hitting, defensive fundamentals camp
Kaneland—Any children between grades three and eight are invited to attend the Kaneland 2013 Spring Training Hitting and Defensive Fundamentals Camp.
- Posted March 21, 2013
Swing shift | 2013 Spring Sports Preview
Kaneland nine ready to reach previous heights KANELAND—If Kaneland baseball has its way, the past stands to serve as the prologue to something bigger and better.
- Posted March 14, 2013
Kaneland community comes together for teacher
KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer. Twenty years ago, when she was a high school senior, she was diagnosed with a malignant soft tissue sarcoma in her right arm.
- Posted September 28, 2012
The Crosby Show
Former Knight lefty officially becomes current Tiger southpaw KANELAND—Never has a pitching appearance that lasted 3.1 innings been so noteworthy or celebrated.
- Posted June 7, 2012
No repeat trip for Kaneland baseball
KANELAND—Sometimes too much of a good thing turns out to harm you in the end.
- Posted May 31, 2012
Baseball wins third straight conference title
KANELAND—This is getting to be old hat for the Kaneland Knights baseball team.
- Posted May 17, 2012
Knight baseball riding 1st-place wave
KANELAND—Kaneland has had Sycamore’s number on the baseball field as of late, including last year’s regional title win.
- Posted May 10, 2012
Hopkins’ CG key to win over Sycamore
KANELAND—Knight pitcher John Hopkins kept the ball down, and with it, the chances for Sycamore to break through.
- Posted May 3, 2012
Knights baseball brings firepower vs. Dukes, Hubs
KANELAND—Dixon’s baseball field is somewhat secluded, and surrounded by tall trees.
- Posted April 12, 2012
Two out of three ain’t bad
Wins over BC, Marmion make diamond less rough KANELAND—An season-opening loss wasn’t ideal, but soon after, Kaneland baseball acted and played like the champions they were against hosts Burlington Central and Marmion.
- Posted March 29, 2012
Defending 3A Champs look for precious medals once again KANELAND—2011 was a summer to remember in the annals of the relatively short history of Kaneland High School baseball.
- Posted March 22, 2012
KHS baseball wins 1st State championship with 11-3 win vs. Oak Forest JOLIET—In high school baseball postseason, only one team can follow through on its aim to run the table and win its last game.
- Posted June 16, 2011
More thoughts from Coach Aversa
School may be out, but for Kaneland baseball and sixth-year head coach Brian Aversa, there remains important work to be done.
- Posted June 9, 2011
Regional rampage: KHS baseball earns title plaque in Sycamore
SYCAMORE—Bobby Thorson may have never pitched a bigger game in his life. Jacob Razo may have not had a bigger hit in a his life.
- Posted June 2, 2011
Baseball beats Sycamore, falls behind Morris in NIB-12
KANELAND—Knights baseball (13-10, 9-5 Northern Illinois Big XII) saw itself making the most of its hits, in both wins and losses this week.
- Posted May 12, 2011
Thorson brings lumber, Knights bring the hurt to DeKalb, YHS
KANELAND—If only Bobby Thorson wasn’t able to throw a complete game and hit a grand slam on April 20, the Knights-Barbs clash on the diamond would have been much closer.
- Posted April 28, 2011
KHS Knights finish spring trek, lose to Harlem at home
KANELAND—Looks like Knights baseball is still working out the kinks in this early juncture of the 2011 season.
- Posted April 7, 2011