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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 ...

Changes on the court

Changes on the court

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

August 21, 2018

     It is time for a change in the Kaneland Athletic Department as we welcome the new boys varsity basketball head coach Russ Zick.      “I’m definitely excited for the upcoming season and it will be interesting to see how the program will adjust to a possibly new style of coaching an...

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

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

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...

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

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,...

A look at this years sports

A look at this years sports

By: Dylan Calabrese and David Babula

June 4, 2017

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...

Black team takes second in Rec League

Senior Jacob Milton

By: Justin Erlandson and Dylan Mondi

May 16, 2017

Every year the Kaneland Rec League goes into the season with one goal: to destroy the competition. Team Black is led by returning senior Jacob Milton along with returning head coach Derek Pulliam and is the only team in the Geneva Park District Basketball to go undefeated in the regular season this...

NBA Playoff Pick ’em First Round

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

April 15, 2017

  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 ...

Athlete of the Month: Ryan David

Junior Ryan David is a returning varsity basketball player.

By: Alicia Rocha, Reporter

March 2, 2015

Ryan David Sport: Basketball Position: Small Forward Number:4 Why he was selected: Throughout this season, returning varsity player Ryan David has consistently maintained a high standard of playing and demonstrates skill on the court.  What do you need to work on? “My leadership and ...

Athlete of the Month: Bailey Crimmins

Junior Bailey Crimmins is a key player for the girls basketball team.

By: Grace Dodis, Reporter

January 21, 2015

Bailey Crimmins Junior Sport: Girls Baskebtall Position: Center Number: 35 Why she was selected: Crimmins has been a key player this season for the Lady Knights. She is one of the leading scorers and rebounders as well. What do you do to contribute to the team? “My rebounding skills during ...

Athlete of the Month: Dylan Vaca

Junior Dylan Vaca.

By: Dylan Mondi, Reporter

December 12, 2014

Grade: Junior Position: Guard Number: 20   Why he was selected: Vaca was chosen because he showed excellent leadership despite a 1-3 start by leading the Knights to a victory against the Marine Military Academy. How do you feel you have done this year? So far I’ve done good, but there is always r...

Athlete of the Month: Camri Conley

Junior Camri Conley.

By: Rebecca Geringer, Reporter

December 12, 2014

Sport: Girls Basketball Grade: Junior Position: Guard   Why she was selected: Camri was chosen as the athlete of the month because of her outstanding performance on the court. She helped lead her team to victory in the first tournament this season, scoring 26 points in the overall four games. ...