All posts tagged "Justin Diddell"
Just one try for Justin
Heavyweight Knight’s opening match his only one as part of State field CHAMPAIGN, ILL.—There would be no repeat performance for KHS wrestling in 2014’s version of the State tournament. On the State Farm Center mats on the...
- Posted February 28, 2014
A better State
Diddell powers through for lone Knight Champaign berth KANELAND—Pontiac’s Class 2A Sectional can dampen the dreams of most any wrestler wishing to advance to the individual State tournament this weekend. Fortunately for Kaneland High School, the wrestling...
- Posted February 20, 2014
In proper position
Photos courtesy of Stefanie Vanik Third-place at tough sectional paves way for potential state berths KANELAND—Call them the lucky seven. After a third-place finish at the Class 2A Belvidere Regional, however, the rest of the field at...
- Posted February 13, 2014
Photos: Kaneland Knights National Signing Day
On Wednesday morning, ten standout Kaneland High School athletes signed their national letters of intent in front of a packed KHS gym that included parents, coaches, students and more....
- Posted February 6, 2014
Diddell wins conference crown
Team places sixth STERLING, ILL.—Sterling High School housed quite the collection of wrestling talent on Saturday, as Kaneland found out firsthand. Earning some individual glory and having to deal with capable talent in both Northern Illinois Big...
- Posted February 2, 2014
Wrestlers continue to roll
Photo: Riley Vanik throws his opponent to the mat during Saturday’s Tournament at KHS. Vanik took second place in the 145-pound bracket. Zach Parker (below) was Kaneland’s lone tournament champ, winning the 182-pound bracket. Photos by Patti...
- Posted January 23, 2014
Kaneland wrestlers see Hub of action
Photo: Medal-winners from the Sycamore Invite. Photo submitted by Stephanie Vanik via email Grapplers also partake in Sycamore Invite KANELAND—Before the deep freeze that hit the roads toward the weekend, it was Kaneland High School wrestling that...
- Posted January 16, 2014
Kaneland’s lone holiday excursion to Palatine meet yields 21st place KANELAND—Wrestling talent abounds in the northwest suburbs. Kaneland High School wrestling found that out at the 59th Annual Berman Holiday Wrestling Classic hosted by Mid Suburban League...
- Posted December 31, 2013
Knights see success in quadrangular
KHS also steamrolled in NIB-12 tussle at Yorkville by Mike Slodki KANELAND—As the calendar tips to a new year, it was in the Kaneland High School wrestling roster’s best interest to try and continue to end on...
- Posted December 24, 2013
KHS grapplers can’t grab hold in tough week
Cary-Grove, CLC, DeKalb dish Kaneland losses KANELAND—Kaneland wrestling had done well so far this season, but they can be sure to run into a wall of tough opponents for days at a time, as was the case...
- Posted December 19, 2013
Wrestlers go Huskie-size over Sycamore, beat Lemont
Photo: Junior Adam Mish pinned his Sycamore opponent in 1:38 Thursday at NIU. Sophomore Photo by Ben Draper KANELAND—Venues may change, but victories are still as sweet anywhere. Kaneland traveled to NIU’s Convocation Center last Thursday to...
- Posted December 13, 2013
Wrestlers battle through tough stops
Photo: 152-pound George Strang won 6-4 in overtime over Andrew Ives of Wheaton-Warrenville South Saturday. Photo by Stephanie Vanik KANELAND—It could have been a rude awakening to the start of the 2013-14 season for Kaneland Knights wrestling,...
- Posted December 5, 2013
Photo: Kaneland sophomore Austin Parks carries some familiar weight up the hill during the annual wrestling training/team building practice at Johnson’s Mound in Elburn on Saturday. Photo by Patti Wilk KANELAND—With a 13-13 dual mark and three...
- Posted November 21, 2013
32 Knights earn NIB-12 honors
KANELAND—Kaneland High School announced its fall all-conference athletic honorees Tuesday. In all, 32 Knight athletes were honored by the Northern Illinois Big XII. • Cross Country Boys: Luis Acosta, Kyle Carter, Nathaniel Kucera and Andrew Lesak Girls:...
- Posted November 14, 2013
Last line of offense
Knight behemoths help Kaneland football in trenches KANELAND—Throughout the 35-game regular season win streak and 47 wins in the last 52 overall games, Kaneland’s playmakers have made plenty of noise with their actions. But it’s been said...
- Posted November 7, 2013
2013 Football Preview: The road black
Photo: Senior quarterback Drew David, here taking the field at last Thursday’s Knights Under the Lights scrimmage, will lead the Knights in 2013. The Knights are looking to move past an early second-round playoff exit in 2012....
- Posted August 29, 2013
Tough week for Knight matmen
KANELAND—If a team is going to have a difficult week, it is much better to have them in early December than in February.
- Posted December 14, 2012
KHS fall sports announce awards
Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.
- Posted December 6, 2012
KHS fall athletes earn accolades
Kaneland—A number of Kaneland High School fall athletes were recognized for their performance from throughout the 2012 season.
- Posted November 29, 2012
Kaneland gets best of Sycamore in a rush in Homecoming game KANELAND—There's beauty in simplicity.
- Posted October 19, 2012