All posts tagged "Riley Vanik"
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
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
Knights face big tests
Photo: Junior Austin Parks looks for an opportunity to take down Yorkville’s Derek Cajina Dec. 11. Parks won 14-1. Photo by Mary Paulson Back-to-back days against larger opponents see KHS go 1-2 KANELAND—A week that saw the...
- Posted December 18, 2014
Knight grapplers continue to roll
Photo: Wrestling at 160 pounds, sophomore Riley Vanik (center) pins Sycamore’s Michael Emster. Photo by Mary Paulson KHS picks up crucial early season wins vs. Sycamore, Lemont KANELAND—Winning six of its first eight encounters has the Kaneland...
- Posted December 12, 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
KHS continues to roll in duals, ends regular season with close win vs. Batavia BATAVIA—It doesn’t matter the caliber of opponent—Kaneland wrestling makes sure the foe has its mat work cut out for it. The latest example...
- 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
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 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
Return from state
Five Kaneland Harter Middle School students qualified for IKWF State Wrestling Championship this year at the BMO center in Rockford, Ill.
- Posted March 21, 2013
Vanik takes 2nd at USAW Pre-Season Nationals
Iowa—Riley Vanik of Sugar Grove nearly pulled off a championship victory in the USAW Pre-Season Nationals at the University of Northern Iowa inside the UNI-Dome Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Nov. 4.
- Posted November 15, 2012
Vanik’s IKWF trip worth it
Vanik Places second in State ROCKFORD, Ill.—This past weekend 840 wrestlers met at the BMO Harris Bank Centre in Rockford for the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation (IKWF) State Championships.
- Posted March 15, 2012
Young Kaneland-area wrestlers excel
KANELAND—This past weekend a number of students from the Kaneland School District participated in the IKWF (Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation) Regional Championships held in Wheaton and Sycamore.
- Posted March 1, 2012
Knights Wrestling Club headed to Rockford
KANELAND—Zach Parker and Tom Price had a productive enough sectional on Saturday to move on to the State Tournament this weekend.
- Posted March 10, 2011
Knights wrestling club in the “2nd season”
The Knights Wrestling Club (ages 5-14) will complete in the IKWF (Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation) Regional Meet on Saturday , Feb. 26, at Sycamore High School.
- Posted February 24, 2011
Knights Wrestling club a late-season force
Twenty-two wrestlers represented the Knights Wrestling Club at the IKWF Sectional wrestling tournament in Rochelle on Saturday, coming away with eight place winners and advancing three to this weekend's state tournament in Rockford.
- Posted March 12, 2009
Knights wrestling club sees success at Sycamore
Nine Senior (ages 13-14) wrestlers entered the IKWF Regional Tournament in Sycamore on Saturday for the Knights Wrestling Club, and all nine advanced to Sectionals in this yearâ€™s state tournament series, finishing in fourth place as a...
- Posted March 5, 2009