Kaneland Knights

Kaneland 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.

Recent articles

By JACOB WESTENDORF sports@daily-chronicle.com
Area teams gear up for cross country sectionals with eyes on state
By JAY SCHWAB -jschwab@shawmedia.com
HAMPSHIRE – A few strategic adjustments helped. Keeping Ellie Dunn stranded in the back row might have loomed even larger.
By JAY SCHWAB- jschwab@shawmedia.com
HAMPSHIRE – The Kaneland boys soccer team found out first-hand why Wheaton Academy is considered a front-runner to win this year’s IHSA Class 2A state championship.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG- sports@daily-chronicle.com
Knights in regional final with victory
By EDDIE CARIFIO - ecarifio@shawmedia.com
The Genoa-Kingston girls volleyball team rolled through the regular season with almost 30 wins.
By DAILY CHRONICLE - sports@daily.chronicle.com
Both Sycamore girls tennis player Angelina Ye and the Kaneland doubles team of Jelly Emmanouil and Madi Jurcenko entered Saturday in the consolation quarterfinals of the IHSA girls state tennis tournament.
By JAMES HIGH - sports@daily-chronicle.com
BURLINGTON – Midway through the second half of the Burlington Regional championship soccer match, there still was no score between Kaneland and Hampshire.
By DAILY CHRONICLE- sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG - sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By JAY SCHWAB – jschwab@shawmedia.com
Thorbjornsen, Knights gear up for postseason play at Burlington Central Regional
By TRAVIS ZUELLIG – sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By STEVE NITZ - snitz@shawmedia.com
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.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By KEVIN DRULEY kdruley@shawmedia.com
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.
By BY TRAVIS ZUELLIG sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By DAILY CHRONICLE – sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By sports@daily-chronicle.com
DeKalb (6-0 overall, 3-0 Northern Illinois Big 12 East) at Rochelle (3-3 overall, 1-2 NI Big 12 West)
By EDDIE CARIFIO AND STEVE NITZ – sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By KEVIN DRULEY kdruley@shawmedia.com
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.
By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF - sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By DAILY CHRONICLE – sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By EDDIE CARIFIO ecarifio@shawmedia.com
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.
By EDDIE CARIFIO – ecarifio@shawmedia.com
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.
By DAILY CHRONICLE - sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.
By BY EDDIE CARIFIO and STEVE NITZ – sports@daily-chronicle.com
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.

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