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.
AURORA – Left fielder Lexi Roach tagged up too soon from third base in the bottom of the first inning. Right-hander Ellissa Eckert uncorked an illegal pitch in the top of the second.
Statistical analysis has led to changes for the Sycamore baseball team.
CHARLESTON – Jasmine Brown stepped off the podium at the IHSA State Track Meet for the last time in her high school career.
CHARLESTON – Danielle Neisendorf is in a pretty good position heading into today’s Class 2A state high jump final.
ROCHELLE – The Kaneland girls soccer team owned the momentum in overtime of Friday's IHSA Class 2A Rochelle Regional championship match against Rosary.
STERLING – Logan Wright didn’t take too much comfort in the fact that he had made the qualifying height for high jump earlier in the season.
DeKALB – DeKalb softball coach Jeff Davis’s confidence hasn’t waned.
The DeKalb baseball team lost to Yorkville, 10-3, on Tuesday. The win gave Yorkville the outright Northern Illinois Big 12 East title as the Barbs fell to 11-16 overall and 5-10 in the conference. Sycamore finished a game behind Yorkville at 10-5 in conference.
Lauren Zick can deal with the pain that comes with a grueling track and field workout.
DeKalb baseball is hoping to get in a groove during the last week of the regular season as the Barbs defeated Sterling, 10-3, in a Northern Illinois Big 12 crossover game.
DeKalb girls soccer won its first playoff game with a 3-0 victory over Elgin in the Class 3A DeKalb Regional quarterfinals.
The Indian Creek girls soccer team defeated Genoa-Kingston, 1-0, in overtime Friday to win the Class 1A Genoa-Kingston Regional championship match.
BURLINGTON – In the first running final of the Class 2A Burlington Central Sectional on Friday, Sycamore saw its 3,200-meter relay fall just short of state.
The DeKalb girls soccer team earned a 1-0 victory over Sycamore on Thursday.
Spartans’ bad timing: Sycamore needed a win Tuesday against Yorkville to wrap up the Northern Illinois Big 12 East conference title.
The Kaneland girls soccer team beat Sycamore, 1-0, as the Knights got a first-half goal from Kiandra Powell off an assist from Courtney Diddell for the only score.
The biggest issue for Genoa-Kingston senior Danielle Neisendorf coming into this season was her health.
DeKalb girls soccer defeated Morris, 4-0, on Tuesday afternoon and clinched the Northern Illinois Big 12 East title after Sycamore and Kaneland played to a scoreless tie.
MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland softball team was hitting on all cylinders at the start of its 7-2 victory over Morris Tuesday afternoon.
SYCAMORE – For 80 minutes, the Sycamore and Kaneland girls soccer teams tried to figure out each other Tuesday.
DeKalb girls soccer shut out Morris, 5-0, on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East.
BURLINGTON – Public-address announcer Skip Stolley routinely updated fans at Friday’s Kane County Boys Track and Field Meet on the developing team duel between Kaneland and St. Charles North.
DeKALB – Jasmine Brown didn’t mind when bad weather pushed the long jump and triple jump events in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Girls Track and Field Championships inside the DeKalb field house.
DeKalb junior badminton player Tristan Draper qualified for the IHSA State Tournament after taking fourth place at Thursday’s Naperville North Sectional. Draper went 4-2, losing the third-place match to Lincoln-Way West’s Elizabeth Heise, 16-21, 11-21.
Jordan Ginther is the top goalkeeper in area, and one of the best in the state.
In six games last week the Sycamore pitching staff gave up five earned runs.
SYCAMORE – Sycamore baseball coach Jason Cavanaugh and the rest his team were finally able to breathe a sigh of relief.
With DeKalb softball trailing Morris by a run in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday, Sarah Friedlund hit a two-run home run to give the Barbs a 4-3 win at home.
After his team’s scoreless draw against Kaneland, DeKalb coach Phil Rouse thinks his team is under pressure in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference, even though it hasn’t lost a match.
Genoa-Kingston softball got off to a quick start and the Cogs’ offense never relented in a 11-1 victory over Richmond-Burton on Monday.
DeKALB – By the time the DeKalb softball team’s offense got going Thursday against Kaneland, the Barbs were in too big of a hole to climb out of.
Highlights from the Kaneland softball team's 4-3 victory against DeKalb on Thursday at DeKalb. All photos by Daily Chronicle staff photographer Monica Maschak.
Highlights from a 0-0 draw between the DeKalb and Kaneland girls soccer teams on April 24. All photos by Daily Chronicle staff photographer Monica Maschak.
Sycamore baseball dominated Rochelle with an 18-0 victory Wednesday at home.
DeKalb's win was dramatic tribute
DeKALB – The DeKalb girls soccer team knew in order to beat Kaneland for the second time this season, they’d have to test Kaneland goalkeeper Jordan Ginther plenty of times.
Hinckley-Big Rock girls soccer couldn’t rally back from an early three-goal deficit in a 3-2 loss to Timothy Christian.