All posts tagged "Featured"

  • ___Laura Gampfer KHS boys bball v. Sycamore 2-5-15-6
    Boys basketball gets Spartans to surrender

    Knights beat Pirates Tuesday KANELAND—The Kaneland boys basketball team scored a whopping 24 points in the fourth quarter to erase a 20-point third-quarter deficit and defeat the Sycamore Spartans 64-61 at home Feb. 5. Tuesday saw the...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Head coach Jim McKnight (from left), senior Sectional qualifier Dominique Lee and assistant coach Beth Trafton prepared for Saturday’s Sectional at Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb Tuesday. 			                Photo by Tiffany Kufer
    Final uptick

    Knights close out regular season with win, Lee All-Conference and Sectional qualifier KANELAND—After a rough stretch plagued the Knights bowling team in 2015, the girls closed out the regular season on a positive note, defeating visiting Sterling...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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    Residents speak out against disbanding police force

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board room was a packed on Monday night, as residents showed up to voice their concerns regarding possible disbanding of the Elburn Police Department. Although Village President Dave Anderson said that the residents had...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Seven Kaneland High School students took part in the ILMEA All-State Conference Festival in Peoria, Ill., this past weekend. The group included senior Anna Hayman (from left), senior James Tockstein, junior Katelyn Blaszynski, junior Ben Mitchinson,  senior Rachel Miller, senior Ryan Koeppen, senior Amy Croft and director Bryan Kunstman. 
Photo submitted by Lorie Gale to info@elburnherald.com
    KHS students selected for Illinois music conference

    KANELAND—Seven Kaneland High School students had a chance to participate in the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) Conference Jan. 28-31 in Peoria, Ill. Students selected performed in either an All-State Choir or Honors Choir. Kaneland students selected...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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    Hearts for Sasha fundraiser nets over $11,000

    Photo: Robert Rediger, grandfather of Sasha Bamforth, cooks sausages during Hearts for Sasha, a fundraiser for Bamforth, who was diagnosed with stage 4 Myopeithelioma. To learn more or how to donate, visit Facebook.com/hereforsasha. Photo submitted by Kristie...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • The opening of Station 3 in Lily Lake helped improve the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District’s Insurance Services Offices (ISO) ratings. File Photo
    Elburn Fire District sees improved ISO rating

    ELBURN—The Elburn Countryside Fire Protection District has earned lower Insurance Services Offices (ISO) ratings, and property owners can benefit. Fire Chief Kelly Callaghan said the department was evaluated in September by the ISO, which lowered the rating...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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    Elburn Troop 7 plans for annual pancake breakfast

    ELBURN—Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Elburn American Legion, 112 N. Main St. Patrons can get pancakes, Ream’s Elburn Market sausage...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Blackberry Creek off of Scott Road in Sugar Grove. Lynn Logan photo
    Photos: Blasting through the blizzard

    Herald photographers Lynn Logan and Laura Gampfer captured images from this past weekend’s snowstorm.

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • ___Laura Gampfer KHS boys varsity bball v. Morris 1-30-15-1
    Kaneland boys basketball wins big vs. Morris

    Photo: Junior Dylan Vaca had a strong game against visiting Morris, putting up 17 points and going a perfect six-for-six from the free throw line. Photo by Laura Gampfer KANELAND—An offensive barrage led by forward Ryan David...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • __Laura Gampfer KHS girls varsity bball v. Morris 1-30-15-4
    Kaneland girls lose to Morris in heartbreaker

    Photo: Junior Camri Conley had seven points, four rebounds and three assists Friday against Morris. Photo by Laura Gampfer Earn OT win over DeKalb KANELAND—Despite a great second-half comeback by the girls varsity basketball team, the Knights...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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    So close

    Photo: Junior Zac Parker (182 pounds) helped the Knights dominate the upper-middleweights against Batavia Friday. Photo by Stephanie Vanik Wrestlers can’t ruin Batavia senior night BATAVIA—In a rare Friday night dual, the Knight wrestlers fell just short...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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    Tough stretch

    Photo: Senior Allison Kadampelil rolled a 108 high-game on her way to a 312 series against IMSA Jan. 29. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Bowlers aim to right the ship before Saturday’s Regionals KANELAND—A trip to a historic...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • Jodi Mair won the National Weather Service’s 2014 Photo of the Year contest for the Chicago region with the above photo: Shelf clouds rolling in over a barn off Dugan Road in Sugar Grove. She also earned fourth-place accolades with the photo below, taken near Rochelle, Ill.      Photos submitted by Jodi Mair to cborrowdale@elburnherald.com
    Riding out the storm

    Elburn-area employee shows off severe-weather photos through contests, social media SUGAR GROVE—The moment dark clouds start rolling in and the wind starts picking up, Jodi Mair heads out with her camera, chasing the storm. Some of the...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Pinewood Derby Jan 23, 2015-1
    Pack 107 turns out for annual Pinewood Derby

    MAPLE PARK—Elburn Cub Scout Pack 107 turned out in full force on Friday for its annual Pinewood Derby. About 100 boys competed in the event. “This is a really big deal,” Cub Master Shelli Mullins said. “The...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Project Kindness Campaign Jan 26, 2015-6
    Project KC the latest addition to Kindness Campaign

    Photo: Eighteen fourth- and fifth-grade students registered for Project Kindness Campaign at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School, taught by teacher Daniel Rutter. Trevor Pruett (above, left), 9, and Braeden Farmer, 9, both of Sugar Grove, pack up...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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    Knights dominate IMSA, Rochelle Township

    KANELAND—In what could only be described as a dominant road week for Kaneland girls basketball, the Knights overwhelmed IMSA 78-33 on Thursday night and Rochelle Township 61-33 on Saturday. The Knights did suffer a 53-46 home setback...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Junior Dylan Vaca goes up for two points in the third quarter at Rochelle Saturday.
Photo by Mary Paulson
    Kaneland boys basketball survives scare at Rochelle

    ROCHELLE, ILL.—Kaneland Knights boys basketball on Saturday survived a furious fourth-quarter comeback by the Rochelle Hubs to secure a hard-fought 66-61 win on the road. The victory improved the Knights’ record to 8-9 overall and 3-3 in...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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    Wrestlers hold their own against NIB-12

    Photo: Junior George Strang (right) earned All-Conference Saturday at the Northern Illinois Big XII Tournament in Yorkville. Sophomore Collin Gussman (below) was the runner-up at 170 pounds, earning All-Conference. Photos by Stephanie Vanik Five earn All-Conference; team...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Girls Bowling Jan 22, 2015-7
    Bowlers struggle to find rhythm

    Photo: Junior Melissa Endrenal (left) high-fives senior Allison Kadampelil before taking on Lisle Jan. 22. Photo by Laura Gampfer Lions spoil senior night for Knights at Mardi Gras KANELAND—A festive mood was dampened by a senior night...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Megan Smith, 11, of Elburn, gets a temporary tattoo from volunteer Linda Williams during the Be Super event at Dreams Dance Academy on Sunday.      					          Photo by Debbie Behrends
    Event encourages girls to be super

    LAFOX—Local girls were invited and encouraged to “be super” during an event on Sunday at Dreams Dance Academy in LaFox. Sponsored by Peak for Kids, the event included a yoga demonstration by Kristen Desler, dance demonstration by...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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