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 ...

Two sport athlete during one season

Two sport athlete during one season

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Featured Athletes, Showcase, Sports, Sports

Senior Brian Bartholomew is not your typical three sport athlete.  Bartholomew plays on the varsity soccer, football and track team. Two of these three sports are during the fall season: football and soccer.   Bartholomew has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember.  Football has never been a thought...

Volleyball takes on regionals

Volleyball takes on regionals

By: Olivia Hazen, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Lady Knights varsity volleyball team took home a win in their first regional match on Monday night at 6 p.m. in the east gym at Kaneland High School against Larkin High School. Kaneland dominated the first two games ending the match quickly with a final score of 2-0. Larkin played the majorit...

The tennis team’s road to state

The tennis team’s road to state

By: Karina Sanchez, PR/Social Media Executive

October 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

On Friday, Oct. 20 at Buffalo Grove High School, for the first time in Kaneland history the girls tennis team placed tenth at state. This was also the first time they had entire lineup qualify for state matches. “All I can say is state was stressful and exciting, the girls kept their heads in the...

Boys soccer kicks their way to sectionals

Boys soccer kicks their way to sectionals

By: Sarah Baerenklau, Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer (Boys), Sports, Sports

The regional soccer game against Rochelle Township was a success for the boys varsity soccer team. The first goal was 50 seconds into the game by senior John McCaffrey with no assist. The second goal was off a free kick from senior Devin Pieczynski to sophomore Tucker Johns to get a head just inside t...

Homecoming shutout

Homecoming shutout

By: Ben Durbala, Bailey Prichard, and Brett Wallner

September 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Homecoming, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports

The 2017 Kaneland Knights homecoming football game was an absolute success both on and off the field. The Knights jumped out of the gate on all cylinders and were immediately ready for Sycamore. Senior quarterback Jack Douglas made his return from an injury and was a vital part of the Knights’ ...

A look at this years sports

A look at this years sports

By: Dylan Calabrese and David Babula

June 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Football 4-5 was the varsity football team’s record this season while defeating Chicago Brooks, Geneva, Yorkville and Ottawa Township. Coach Tom Fedderly announced his retirement after 10 years of coaching for the high school. Coach Pat Ryan will take over as head coach of the organization. G...

NHL Pick ’em Conference Semifinals

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

  Matchup Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Predators-Blues Blues in 6 Predators in 6 Ducks-Oilers Oilers in 7 Oilers in 7 Rangers-Senators Rangers in 6 Rangers in 6 Capitals-Penguins Capitals in 7 Penguins in 6  ...

NBA Playoff Pick ’em First Round

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

April 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

  Matchups Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Warriors vs Trail Blazers Warriors in 4 Warriors in 5 Clippers vs Jazz Clippers in 6 Jazz in 7 Rockets vs Thunder Thunder in 7 Rockets in 6 Spurs vs Grizzlies Spurs in 5 Spurs in 5 Celtics vs Bulls Bulls in 7 Celtics in 6 ...

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