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.
The Kaneland boys soccer team defeated DeKalb, 2-0, behind goals from Cameron Pieczynski and Drew Franklin. Pieczynski's goal came in the first half while Franklin's tally was in the second.
The Kaneland girls volleyball team earned a 25-17, 25-10 win over DeKalb.
MORRIS – While the end was exciting and the Morris boys soccer team pulled to within a goal in a 3-2 loss against Northern Illinois Big 12 rival Kaneland, it was the beginning of the game that Redskins coach David Valdivia wanted back.
What a difference a couple hours make.
MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland football team visited the end zone only once Friday, but with the way its defense was playing and the way Drew Franklin was kicking, that wasn’t necessarily daunting.
The Sycamore girls tennis team defeated Kaneland, 3-2, Thursday.
DeKalb boys golfer Austin Freeman shot a 39 to earn medalist honors Wednesday in a dual meet against Yorkville. The Barbs defeated the Foxes, 165-183.
Erica Hansel and Rachel Hughes combined for 10 blocks as the Genoa-Kingston volleyball team opened conference play Tuesday with a 25-11, 25-9 win at North Boone. Hughes also had 10 aces. Bree Rogalla had eight assists and Carli Smith had nine digs for the Cogs (5-2 overall, 1-0 Big Northern Conference East).
The Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team defeated Rockford Christian, 2-0, to improve to 5-1-1 and 3-0-0 in conference play.
MAPLE PARK — After the Kaneland football team struggled with turnovers in its week one win over Brooks, the Knights were looking to show that they can click on all cylinders on offense.
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, hey discuss what they saw in Week 1 and expect in Week 2 of the prep football season.
The DeKalb girls volleyball team earned a close, 25-22, 29-27, win Tuesday over Rockford Lutheran.
The DeKalb boys cross country team will have a different look to it than in past years. For the Barbs to be successful this season, every runner on the team will need to compete at a high level, not just one elite runner.
The DeKalb boys soccer team secured a place in the Barb Cup final Saturday with a 1-1 tie against Burlington Central on Thursday.
Rochelle won only one game in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East Division last year.
Tom Fedderly and the Kaneland football team aren’t going to let history get in the way of appreciating a good season.
Kaneland girls volleyball coach Cyndi Violette picked up her first win and loss of the 2010s on the same day.
Kyle Quintell’s equalizer in the 20th minute stood for the rest of the match as the Genoa-Kingston boys soccer team tied Byron, 1-1, Tuesday at home in the season opener.
It has been a busy summer for Sycamore girls tennis team’s No. 1 singles player Angelina Ye.