Kaneland KnightsKaneland High School • 47W326 Keslinger Rd., Maple Park, IL 60151 • Phone: 630-365-5108
Colors: Black/White • Conference: Northern Illinois Big 12 • Stadium name: Kaneland Stadium • Enrollment: 1293
Directions: Take IL-38 E, turn right at Meredith Rd., take the second left.
BURLINGTON – Midway through the second half of the Burlington Regional championship soccer match, there still was no score between Kaneland and Hampshire.
Sycamore’s Angelina Ye and a pair of Kaneland entries survived the first day at the IHSA state tennis tournament at various sites Thursday throughout the Northwest Suburbs.
At the beginning of the girls tennis season, both Sycamore tennis coach David Hillmer and No. 1 singles player Angelina Ye said that junior Katherine Sullivan had a chance to qualify for the state tournament. And, they were both correct.
Thorbjornsen, Knights gear up for postseason play at Burlington Central Regional
LaSALLE – After losing five straight contests to fall out of playoff contention, the Kaneland football team didn’t waste any time piling on the points against winless LaSalle-Peru on Friday night.
SYCAMORE – Kaneland volleyball coach Cynthia Violett said it was mental toughness that keyed her team’s dominant third-set win in Tuesday’s 25-22, 18-25, 25-15 victory over Sycamore.
Monday’s Class 3A Lake Forest Sectional at Lake Bluff Golf Course was halted because of inclement weather, but most of the participants completed 18 holes.
MORRIS – Morris senior quarterback Griffin Sobol gingerly raised his hands for a gritty game of show and tell after Friday’s Northern Illinois Big 12 football game at Kaneland.
DeKALB – The DeKalb girls volleyball team was clicking on all cylinders in its first game against Kaneland on Thursday night. Kills were falling left and right for the Barbs, but the momentum didn’t last long.
Playing only his second match after gaining eligibility, Kaneland sophomore Carl Thorbjornsen – who moved from Norway in early September – scored three goals Thursday, leading the Knights past Morris, 6-3.
DeKalb (6-0 overall, 3-0 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) at Rochelle (3-3 overall, 1-2 NI Big 12 West)
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, they look at various teams’ playoff chances.
SYCAMORE – Gianna Furrie thanked Burlington Central athletic officials Wednesday as the Sycamore Golf Club grill emptied of girls golfers, coaches, family members and food wrappers.
Ivan Bohorquez and Angel Escontrias each had a goal and an assist in the Kaneland boys soccer team’s 3-0 win at Sycamore on Tuesday.
Two DeKalb boys golf players who missed the sectional last year stepped up this year to avoid history repeating itself. Genoa-Kingston was projected for fifth or sixth based of its scoring average. It took third to move on to the sectional. And Kaneland advanced five golfers without advancing a team.
SYCAMORE – For the second straight week, a fourth-quarter rally by the Kaneland football team ended with an interception.
Morris (2-3 overall, 0-1 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) at DeKalb (5-0, 2-0) Game time: 7:30 p.m. today Last meeting: DeKalb rolled to a 40-14 home win last year.
It’s not exactly the history-making matchup of undefeated teams it was last year, but when Sycamore and Kaneland football face off at 7 tonight at Sycamore’s Engh Field, there will be plenty on the line.
Sophie Peters and Erin Lyons each shot a 44 to help Hinckley-Big Rock win its second straight Little 10 Conference title in a 191-211 win over Somonauk on Thursday at Indian Oaks Country Club in Shabbona.
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, they talk about the area’s top prep players.
The DeKalb boys golf team took first place in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East at Wednesday’s NI Big 12 Conference Meet at Seneca’s Oak Ridge in LaSalle.
DeKalb sophomore Maddie Hoth had her career-best round at the right time.
Thomas Lowie already let one interception go off his fingers. He wasn’t going to let it happen with the game on the line.
Sycamore (2-2 overall, 0-0 NI Big 12 East) at Ottawa (1-3, 1-0 NIB 12 West)
It had all the makings of a trap game, but DeKalb boys soccer coach Brent McIntosh said he was happy with the way his Barbs focused in a 6-0 home win Thursday against Ottawa.