All posts tagged "Brian Willis"

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    Kaneland removes softball coach

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Sept. 29 voted 7-0 to release Kaneland High School softball coach Brian Willis from his duties as head coach. Willis had spent the last five years as head coach for Kaneland varsity...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    2014 Softball Preview: A slugger’s chance

    Photo: Junior All-State catcher Paige Kuefler drives a ball off the tee during a recent practice indoors. Photo by Patti Wilk Kaneland softball lineup primed and ready for ’14 season KANELAND—With a regional rally at Rosary that...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • Softball returns to regular action

    Following weather delays and road trip, KHS finds consistency by Mike Slodki KANELAND—It was good to finally take to the softball diamond on Illinois soil. The experience on Thursday was made even better with a handy win....

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Spring journey | 2013 Spring Sports Preview

    Softball squad eyes extending goal beyond regional title Kaneland—With two-thirds of its Regional Championship lineup returning, the KHS softball team is preparing to show what it can do when Opening Day 2013 arrives.

    • Posted March 14, 2013
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  • Sterling softball too golden for Kaneland

    BELVIDERE, Ill.—Kaneland softball’s season had more ups than downs in 2012. Unfortunately, the Sterling Lady Warriors brand of diamond play made KHS land with a thud.

    • Posted June 7, 2012
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  • Regional Rally

    AURORA—There’s a saying that if you give someone an inch, they’ll take a mile. In the case of Lady Knights softball, give them the sixth inning, they’ll score six runs.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Softball, with 24 wins, continues season steamroll

    KANELAND—Like bills received in the mail, Kaneland softball comes at you whether you like it or not.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • KHS softball on tear after Tenn. trip

    Stellar pitching keys additional wins over Sandwich, Morris KANELAND—If you thought the method for getting a softball season out of an early funk was going to the state of Tennessee, then you’re stealing the Lady Knights softball team’s...

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Kaneland softball looks toward captains to right ship

    KANELAND—An 8-1 start a year ago turned into a 14-19 finish for a softball group hoping for bigger things.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Softball suffers setbacks to Minooka, Yorkville

    KANELAND—There’s still a little bit of time to make Maple Park feel like home-field advantage, but not much.

    • Posted May 19, 2011
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  • Softball grabs two victories after tough May stretch

    KANELAND—Welcome to the dog days of May. After losses to Morris, Sycamore, Yorkville and non-conference Elk Grove High School, the Lady Knights managed wins against Oswego East and Rochelle, situating themselves at 12-14 (3-6 NIB-12).

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Softball suffers loss streak after Wednesday win

    KANELAND—Better to suffer through a streak like the one Kaneland softball is having now, than late-season.

    • Posted April 14, 2011
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  • Softball hopes ‘young guns’ are consistent

    KANELAND—Looks like the younger core of softball players will get a chance to get some more playing time in 2011.

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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  • Softball finished by Sycamore

    SYCAMORE—Maybe the scales were tipping to Sycamore all long. After slaughtering the Lady Spartans in their first meeting, Kaneland Lady Knights softball dealt with 16 innings of action in a tight 2-1 win three weeks ago. It all...

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • KHS softball (10-6) falls to GS, edges Geneva

    KANELAND—In a meeting of two of the better Western Sun Conference teams on Thursday, the visiting Lady Raiders showed KHS who the team to beat might be this season.

    • Posted May 6, 2010
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  • Softball takes wins from Maine West, Oswego, Sycamore, now 7-5

    KANELAND—Lady Knights softball rallied this week to finish a busy slate winning three of five.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Softball consumes Sandwich in rout; loses to GS

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland softball’s season opener 15 days ago featured an ending that was quite thrilling.

    • Posted April 8, 2010
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  • Lady Knights stage comeback

    MAPLE PARK—Maybe this is a truly new beginning for Kaneland softball.

    • Posted April 1, 2010
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  • Willis joins many new softball faces

    MAPLE PARK—Despite finishing 27-9 in 2009, the Kaneland High School girls softball squad faces quite a number of challenges.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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