Kaneland Krier

Life Without Sports

Photo by Ben Durballa

By: Ben Durbala, Editor in Chief of Print

March 16, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire sports world has shut down. For diehard sports fans like myself, this is a tragedy within itself. I find myself checking the ESPN app multiple times a day only to find no scores or highlights, constantly leaving me in disbelief that there really are no sports being...

Hit With a Huge First

Hit With a Huge First

By: Bailey Prichard, Production and Sports Manager Executive

March 14, 2020

All seniors experience many lasts. There’s the last home football game, the last Homecoming dance, the last first day of school, the last Prom. This year, though, the senior class got hit with a big and extremely unique first. Kaneland often feels like it’s isolated, situated between cornfields in...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

By: Jack Holder, Reporter

January 27, 2020

Below are Krier Reporter Jack Holder's thoughts in the immediate aftermath of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and the eight others who passed away on Sunday. A few hours ago, it came to my attention that Kobe Bryant, NBA superstar and Academy Award winner, had apparently passed away in a helicopter...

Volleyball Wraps Up

Volleyball Wraps Up

By: Karmyn Hookham, Reporter

October 17, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, the varsity girls volleyball team beat Sandwich High School 2-0. This became the girls’ 18th win of the 2019 season. The game had a good outcome, according to the players. “As a team I think we played very well. We kept pushing points and we wouldn’t stop,” junior Sammie ...

Soccer Improves to 3-3 with Thursday Win

Soccer Improves to 3-3 with Thursday Win

By: Sophie Drancik and Karmyn Hookham

September 9, 2019

  The Kaneland varsity boys soccer team won their sixth game of the season against Ottawa Township on Sept. 5, 2019. Senior Tucker Jahns and sophomore Lucas Bass each had one goal, and both goals had assists from senior Allen Dominguez. The varsity team is now 3-3. Jahns’ goal came in t...

Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

By: Mckenna Ryan and Olivia Ortegel

September 9, 2019

       On Friday, Sept. 6, the Kaneland varsity football team defeated Geneva 42-14, winning at the home of the Vikings for the first time in 30 years.  With Kaneland players knowing that they had not won at Geneva since 1989, they came into the game ready to change history.     ...

Knights Defeat Hinsdale South in First Game of the Season

Knights Defeat Hinsdale South in First Game of the Season

By: Casey Walters, Reporter

September 3, 2019

     On Friday, August 30, 2019, the Kaneland Knights varsity football team defeated the Hornets from Hinsdale South by a final score of 48-0 to win their first game of the season. Kaneland students, staff and community members wore gold for Cal’s Angels to support pediatric cancer patients durin...

Basketball Teams Welcome New Coaches

Basketball Teams Welcome New Coaches

By: Ben Durbala, Editor in Chief of Web

August 14, 2019

Both the boys and girls basketball programs are facing significant changes for the upcoming season. On the girls side, head coach Kelsey Flanagan is replacing Ernie Colombe, who is leaving to coach the boys team after 13 seasons with the girls. Colombe had plenty of success with the girls team, including ...

Student Athletes Recognized at Board Meeting

Over 100 students, teachers and members of the community attended the meeting.

By: Bailey Prichard, Executive Editor

June 25, 2019

On Monday, June 24, the Kaneland District 302 Board of Education held a meeting at Harter Middle School that over 100 community members attended. The board invited the Kaneland High School Athletic and Activities Director David Rohlman and members from various spring sports teams to publicly recognize the...

Running For a Cause: Kaneland to Host Flashlight 5k Run

Seth Nosek is running the 5k for not only his eagle scout project, but a friend who was diagnosed with cancer as well.

By: Sami Callaghan, Executive Editor

June 14, 2019

 Kaneland High School will be hosting a charity 5k on June 14, put together by KHS junior Seth Nosek as his Eagle project. Through this event, Nosek is able to combine two of his passions, running and Boy Scouts.     The 5k begins with a mile-long race for kids at 7:45 AM, and this is for p...