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

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

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...

Krier Sports Wire: Episode 32

Krier Sports Wire: Episode 32

By: Ben Durbala and Casey Schanks

December 10, 2018

Freshman finishes varsity season

Freshman finishes varsity season

By: Jenna Lin, Reporter

November 12, 2018

Even as a freshman, Evie Taylor is in the spotlight of the Kaneland varsity tennis team. After Taylor unexpectedly made varsity, the stakes changed for her. “During tryouts I had no clue I would make varsity. My goal was just to make the team and have a good season. After I had been told I made ...

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 16, 2018

Sprinters to your marks. Set. Go! When that gun goes off it’s time to kick it in gear and run like the wind. KHS Spanish teacher Erin Damisch is the new girls sprinting coach. Damisch, (who is a former track athlete and was a volunteer coach from last season of Girls track) replaced Keith Snyder. S...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Volleyball takes on regionals

Volleyball takes on regionals

By: Olivia Hazen, Reporter

October 26, 2017

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

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...