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.
Sycamore coach Jason Cavanaugh hoped the Spartans wouldn’t be content. With a Northern Illinois Big 12 East season-opening series win already secured against DeKalb, Sycamore showed the “killer insitinct” Cavanaugh wanted.
MORRIS – The Sycamore girls soccer team scored three second-half goals Monday in a 3-0 win over Morris.
DeKALB – The DeKalb baseball team was desperate for a win heading into Monday's Northern Illinois Big 12 East series opener against Kaneland.
DeKalb sophomore pitcher Morgan Newport struck out seven hitters while giving up seven hits and walking two in the Barbs’ 9-0 win over Oswego East on Saturday.
The Sycamore softball team won its Northern Illinois Big 12 East opener Thursday, 6-4 over Rochelle.
Last season, the DeKalb girls soccer team won its fourth consecutive BarbFest title. This season, two other local teams will be looking to knock the Barbs off their perch.
MAPLE PARK – A sluggish start on offense and defense translated into a slow start for the Kaneland softball team in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East conference race.
The Genoa-Kingston softball team earned a 9-2 win Wednesday at Plano.
Genoa-Kingston has been through hard times. The Cogs lost 26 games in 2013. But, if a revival is to happen this spring it will be due to performances like the one starting pitcher Andrew Caldwell (1-1) turned in on Saturday in a doubleheader sweep of Mendota.
Another complete effort propelled the Kaneland girls soccer team to a 3-0 victory Tuesday at Morris in its Northern Illinois Big 12 East opener.
It was only a couple years ago that Kaneland junior Zack Thielk was close to ground zero in the weight room.
MAPLE PARK – One bad inning.
The DeKalb baseball team improved to 5-1 with a 13-0, five-inning win over Rockford Jefferson on Thursday in Rockford.
The DeKalb baseball team improved to 4-1 with a 12-0, six-inning win over Rockford Guilford on Tuesday.
MAPLE PARK – The Rosary girls soccer team, which has denied Kaneland a regional title in three of the past four years, could not reprise the spoiler role in the Knights’ first home match of the season Monday night.
Sycamore’s Lyndsey Coddington hit for the cycle in Game 1 of a doubleheader softball game against Streator on Saturday.
DeKALB – Kaneland junior pitcher Angie Morrow threw a one-hitter against Batavia on Monday as the Knights softball team topped the Bulldogs, 4-0, in an indoor game at the DeKalb Sports and Recreation Center.
CAROL STREAM – It can be tough to measure a baseball team’s potential by the first couple games, but if the early returns for Batavia stay true, the Bulldogs should have quite the season, with depth all over the field, including the pitcher’s mound.
Kaneland boys track capped off its indoor season with two individual champions and a relay title Saturday at the Illinois Top Times meet in Bloomington.