Kaneland Krier

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...

Tackling the Barbs

Tackling the Barbs

By: Kt Mattern and Sasha Clinnin

September 25, 2018

Knights defeat the Olympians

Knights defeat the Olympians

By: Jacob Booten, Editor

September 11, 2018

     Last Friday Kaneland defended the home field and defeated the Rich Central Olympians.      In the first quarter Kaneland fumbled but quickly recovered the ball. Soon after, they went on to reassure their fans by getting a touchdown in the first seven minutes of the game, but Kaneland faile...

Tackle football for 12 year olds

Tackle football for 12 year olds

By: Ben Durbala

June 6, 2018

       Illinois has recently passed a bill that would make it illegal for 12 year olds to play tackle football. The bill that was voted on passed the committee, and will now advance to the Illinois House of Representatives. If passed, kids under 12 in the state of Illinois will only be able to p...

Scoring touchdowns and winning awards

Scoring touchdowns and winning awards

By: Bailey Prichard, Reporter

March 5, 2018

These past years senior Josh Marczuk has worked very hard to make a name for himself and succeed as a football player. This year was a clear reflection of that as he received many awards that recognize his accomplishments. “I’ve been playing since first grade and I have always played to learn n...

Kaneland shutouts Sycamore in homecoming game

Kaneland shutouts Sycamore in homecoming game

By: Ben Durbala, Bailey Prichard, and Brett Wallner

September 30, 2017

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

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...

NFL Pick ’em Super Bowl

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

February 3, 2017

  Matchup Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Falcons Patriots Patriots, Although the Falcons have had a great run, their struggles on defense will allow Tom Brady to pick them apart. I think this will be a shootout and Matt Ryan will be able to keep up with Brady. I just don’t see Atlant...

NFL Pick ’em Conference Championships

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

January 21, 2017

  Matchups Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Packers vs Falcons Packers, both teams offenses have been on a role lately, but the Falcons defensive struggles will allow Aaron Rodgers to advance to his second Super Bowl. Falcons, Matt Ryan has been on fire lately and being at home, the Falcon...

NFL Pick ’em Divisional Round

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

January 13, 2017

  Matchups Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Seahawks Falcons Falcons, their high powered offense has a tough challenge against the Seahawks defense, but I think top MVP candidate Matt Ryan along with Julio Jones will carry the Falcons past the ‘Legion of Boom’ Falcons, Seahawks have ...

NFL Pick ’em Wild Card Weekend

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

January 6, 2017

  Matchups Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Raiders at Texans Raiders, despite missing star quarterback Derek Carr the Raiders still have a very formidable defense led by Khalil Mack and Malcolm Smith and a strong running game by Latavius Murray that they can use carry themselves past an o...

NFL Pick ’em Week 16

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

December 22, 2016

  Matchups Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Giants Eagles Giants Eagles Redskins Bears Bears Bears Dolphins Bills Dolphins Bills Jets Patriots Patriots Patriots Titans Jaguars Titans Titans Vikings Packers Vikings Packers Chargers Browns Charge...

NFL Pick ’em Week 15

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

December 15, 2016

Matchups                   Dylan Mondi Justin Erlandson Rams Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Dolphins Jets Dolphins Dolphins Packers Bears Bears Packers Jaguars Texans Texans Jaguars Browns Bills Bills Browns Eagles Ravens Eagles Eagles Titans Chiefs Titans...

NFL Pick ’em Week 14

By: Dylan Mondi and Justin Erlandson

December 8, 2016

Matchups           Dylan Mondi    Justin Erlandson Raiders Chiefs Raiders Raiders Steelers Bills Steelers Steelers Broncos Titans Titans Titans Redskins Eagles Redskins Eagles Cardinals Dolphins Dolphins Cardinals Chargers Panthers Chargers Chargers Bengals Browns Browns ...