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One more swing at state

One more swing at state

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports

Lady Knights softball gets one more swing in before they could strike out of the season. They have gone with a record of 21-7 and a 16 game winning streak that has lead them into the IHSA State championship. They have been able to come this far because the team has developed an unbreakable bond. That...

Softball spring break trip

Softball spring break trip

By: Ella Miller, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports

On March 23 the girls JV and varsity softball teams will be packing their bags and heading to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to spend spring break playing softball, going to the beach and bonding as a team. “We will be getting experience of playing different teams from multiple different states,...

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports

Sprinters to your marks. Set. Go! When that gun goes off it’s time to kick it in gear and run like the wind. KHS Spanish teacher Erin Damisch is the new girls sprinting coach. Damisch, (who is a former track athlete and was a volunteer coach from last season of Girls track) replaced Keith Snyder. S...

Senior Matt Olson dribbles his way out of high school

Senior Matt Olson dribbles his way out of high school

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Matt Olson has played in the Kaneland Basketball program for all four of his high school years.  The Knights season has not gone as planned but Olson thinks that he can help with their problem. “As a senior I have tried to take on a leadership role on the team, and help keep everyone toget...

Basketball team hopes that hard work will lead to success

Basketball team hopes that hard work will lead to success

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball (Boys), Showcase, Sports

Kaneland boys basketball has not had exactly what some people would call a perfect year.  With only nine players on the roster, the team hasn’t been able to execute like they would like this season.  According to gokanelandknights.com the basketball team has a below five hundred record at 9-1...

Wrestling at a new school

Wrestling at a new school

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

December 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Transferring from one school to the next is not always easy for everyone, but Calvin McDonald, a senior who transferred from Marmion High School has fit right in with the flow of Kaneland.  McDonald plays football, but he spends his winters wrestling. “Practices at Marmion were more vigorous a...

Basketball players reveal their lives on and off the court

Basketball players reveal their lives on and off the court

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball (Boys), Basketball (Girls), Features, Showcase, Sports

On game days, waking up around 7 a.m. and not going to bed until midnight or even 1 a.m. is what senior athletes, Blake Feiza and Jenni Weber, have to undergo during their basketball season. Both of their routines differ when it comes to preparation in the mornings, balancing their time, game day schedules,...

Dancing into the new season

Dancing into the new season

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dance is a sport that emphasizes teamwork and creativity, but it also forms a bond between the dancers. This year the team is sponsored by security guard and PASS supervisor Frankie Bruzzino. The team comprises of six students. Two students from each grade, except for the Junior class. The dance...

Volleyball captain makes memories while playing her game

Volleyball captain makes memories while playing her game

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Senior volleyball captain Sheika Munshunduzi went from being just a new varsity athlete during her junior season to the captain her senior year.   “Being captain made this year more serious,” Mushunduzi said. The volleyball team finished the season losing to St. Charles North in the regional...

Golf shoots a hole in one at state

Golf shoots a hole in one at state

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

The Kaneland Knight’s golf team did almost as good as a hole in one at state and throughout the rest of the season. With a record of 6-2 in the dual match, the golf team headed into the state tournament. “We didn’t make it to state as a team, but two individuals advanced to state,” coach Mark Meyer s...

The history of The Walk of Champions

The history of The Walk of Champions

By: Casey Schanks, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features, School, Showcase, Sports

The golf and tennis teams paraded through the halls recently for The Walk of Champions. But Kaneland didn't always do this, and they didn’t invent it either. When Athletic Director Peter Goff was at Sterling, the football team would parade down the hall onto their bus to an away game as students ...

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