All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Defense, rebounds key Knights victories

    Photo: Morgan Weber had a career-high 26 points Tuesday against Plano. Photo by Mary Paulson KANELAND—Despite a rocky beginning, the Kaneland girls can take pride in their 52-41 win over the Lasalle-Peru Cavaliers on Saturday. “(The girls)...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    ‘Syco’ Saturday

    Photo: Head coach Joe Orosco has been pleased with sophomore Matt Redman. “(He) has really turned it up since losing a disappointing overtime loss due to some stalling calls … at the Berman tournament at the end...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    7th place for Poms at NIB-12 Championship

    Three girls earn All-Conference honors ROCHELLE, ILL.—The Kaneland Girls Pom Pons team last Sunday placed seventh at the Northern Illinois Big XII Conference Dance Championships held at Rochelle High School. It was the Knights’ highest finish in...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    Third-grader initiates writing club at John Stewart

    Photo: Paige Whiteside, 9, of Elburn, created a writing club at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School. Photo submitted by Ann Whiteside to DBehrends@elburnherald.com ELBURN—Once upon a time, there was a girl named Paige who loved to read...

    • Posted January 10, 2015
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    Elburn teen a social media sensation

    Photo: Kaneland graduate Ryan Longson of Elburn has gained more than 130,000 followers on YouTube, Twitter and Instagram with his videos for RyansBriefs. Photo by Lynn Logan ELBURN—Ryan Longson’s “awkward years of middle school” led him to...

    • Posted January 10, 2015
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    Cold weather, extended electric use increase utility bills

    ILLINOIS—January brings some of the coldest weather of the winter season. The last couple of months leading into spring can cause home utility and electric bills to skyrocket. Mr. Electric has reasons why home electrical bills increase...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    North Stars stampede Kaneland hoopsters

    Junior Jacob Gomes tries to pass the ball against St. Charles North’s stifling defense. Photos by Mary Paulson KHS 0-4 all-time on Bulls’ floor; Knights take ninth place in Plano KANELAND—While the Knights boys basketball team (5-8)...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Coming up Rosary

    KANELAND—A team can only move forward through the schedule with the wins it has. When it comes to Kaneland High School girls basketball, it could get to a point where the girls aren’t just moving forward, they’re...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Kaneland wrestling locks win up vs. Plano, takes 15th at Berman Classic

    Photo: Adam Mish lost to Plano’s Juan Lazarit, but the Knights still defeated the visiting Reapers, who are ranked No. 11 in Class 1A, 39-27 Saturday. Photo by Stephanie Vanik KANELAND—At 12-4 on the season, Kaneland High...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Sweet revenge

    Photo: Varsity Anu Kadanpelil lines up her approach as she prepares to bowl in game two. Photo by Mary Paulson Knight bowlers earn home win over Huntley, making up for earlier loss KANELAND—Much like 2014, losing to...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    A horse of a different name

    by Violet Marquardt ELBURN—In the three years since it opened, Casey’s Safe Haven, a nonprofit horse rescue located in Elburn, has seen countless horses, each with a different story. As of late, it is one horse in...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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    A passion for Sugar Grove

    Bohler’s legacy in place as he steps down from Village Board SUGAR GROVE—Bob Bohler has stepped away from public life to spend the remainder of his life with his family. The longtime community leader recently stepped down...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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    Adults vs. kids

    The annual fifth grade v. staff basketball game was held Dec. 19 at Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School. School staff came out victorious with a final score of 35-32. Fifth-grader Sam Gagne (above) and P.E. teacher Molly...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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    Kaneland’s Eric Baron named 2A Coach of the Year

    MAPLE PARK—The Illinois Track & Cross County Coaches Association (ITCCCA) recently named Kaneland boys track and field coach Eric Baron its 2A Coach of the Year for 2014. Baron began his coaching tenure at Kaneland in the...

    • Posted January 1, 2015
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    … And a happy new year!

    KANELAND—”What’s your New Year’s resolution for 2015?” We recently posed the above question to Kaneland elementary school students, and the results were nothing short of outstanding. From making nice with siblings to funding the fight against ebola...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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    Beloved Elburn pharmacist retires

    ELBURN—For the first time in 33 years, Ken Gustafson doesn’t have to fill prescriptions this week. The longtime Elburn pharmacist—at the local Osco and previously the owner of Gliddon Pharmacy—filled his last pill bottle on Saturday. For...

    • Posted December 26, 2014
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    Letters from home

    Paluch continues tradition of sending cards to the troops SUGAR GROVE—Dave Paluch six years ago partnered with students at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School to send nearly 100 Christmas cards to troops deployed overseas. The tradition continued...

    • Posted December 25, 2014
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    Cheering on winter break

    JOLIET, ILL.—A rollercoaster ride the past two weeks ultimately led to a less-than-ideal competition-season opener for the Kaneland cheerleaders. From a car accident to the flu, the squad was simply not at 100 percent. Although they placed...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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    Rock steady

    Wrestlers earn key wins over Morris, host Rock Island, Geneva in triangular KANELAND—Through the first 15 head-to-head showdowns of the 2014-15 campaign, Kaneland High School wrestling finds itself at a steady 11-4. The record would indicate that...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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    Owning Ottawa

    Girls basketball keeps first two opponents at bay during Pirates’ holiday gathering OTTAWA, ILL.—Not only can Kaneland girls basketball be happy with a 7-3 start, they can take pride in beginning the Ottawa girls basketball tournament with...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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