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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...

Wrestling at a new school

Wrestling at a new school

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

December 29, 2017

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...

Board of Education honors school athletes with first live stream

Board of Education honors school athletes with first live stream

By: Dylan Calabrese and Evangelos Lekkas

December 1, 2017

    The November 27 board meeting was jammed pack with athletes, parents and coaches from the high school. Athletic Director Peter Goff was called up to talk about this year's fall season. With seven sports all together, three sports finished first or tied for first in conference and the other fou...

Volleyball captain makes memories while playing her game

Volleyball captain makes memories while playing her game

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

November 20, 2017

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...

School board approves teacher grants for new learning improvements

School board approves teacher grants for new learning improvements

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

November 16, 2017

At the board meeting on Monday Nov. 13 the Recipients of the Kaneland foundation grant request were announced and gave a brief description on what they will use the money for. There were grant recipients from all around the school district. From Harter Middle School, Jessica Wieblers’ grant of $360 was...

Two sport athlete during one season

Two sport athlete during one season

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

October 30, 2017

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...

Halloween costumes to try this year

Halloween costumes to try this year

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

October 23, 2017

Rubik’s Cube:     Everyone can solve a Rubik's Cube if you make it. You may be thinking a Rubik's Cube is very complex but with a big cardboard box, some duct tape and a sharpie, and you will be transformed into an impossible to solve toy.  You can go to any retail store and buy the five d...

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...