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After six seasons serving as defensive coordinator and 12 years total on staff, Michael Thorgesen is taking over as head coach in place of Pat Ryan. This season will be his 13th on Kaneland’s football staff, now leading the charge.
Whether it was in Belvidere or Sycamore, freshman Kairi Lantz was coming up with big hits for the Spartans in a 9-1 win over Kaneland in a game played both in Belvidere and Sycamore.
Rain and lightning became much more widespread than predicted, and the Knights and Spartans could play just half an inning. The game will be continued from the bottom of the first at 4:30 p.m. Thursday back at Belvidere North.
Here are five things to know about Sycamore (27-10), Kaneland (17-16) and the rivalry heading into their Class 3A Belvidere North Sectional semifinal.
Nolan Milas surpassed several runners in the final 100 meters of the 200 dash to end his career on a high note. In his final high school race, Milas blazed a third-place time of 21.78 to cap a stellar day. He was among the surprise standouts in the three-class finals meet.
Sycamore sophomore Aidan Wyzard loves his new sport even more after taking second in the Class 2A long jump at the IHSA Boys Track and Field State Meet.
Kaneland got its first hit and run in the top of the seventh inning against Harvard’s Tallulah Eichholz, and Knights pitcher Brynn Woods escaped trouble in the bottom half as the Knights held on to beat the Hornets 1-0 in the Class 3A Burlington Central Regional final.
Multiple Saturday qualifiers at state track and field highlight today's Chronicle sports roundup.
Thomas, the North Stars junior hurdler, transformed himself from just a relay to becoming one of Kane County's top hurdlers; Batavia and Kaneland also sending large contingents to Charleston.
State track and field, state tennis and Kaneland baseball all in today's sports roundup.
DeKalb has seven entries competing at this week's 3A state track championships, while Kaneland and Sycamore each have 10 competitors going in the 2A meet. G-K, Indian Creek and H-BR will also be represented.
For 78 minutes Tuesday, the Benet girls soccer team pushed, pushed and pushed some more in the hopes of eking out a goal against a tough-as-nails Kaneland defense. Benet kept knocking, and finally scored two goals in the final two minutes for a 2-0 sectional semifinal win.
Sycamore wins 30th game. Plus more baseball from around the area.
Tia Brennan made a triumphant return by vaulting a personal record in the IHSA Class 2A state track and field meet on Saturday afternoon. Her memorable showing earned her a sixth-place medal in the pole vault
Kaneland wins boys track sectional. That plus girls state track and girls soccer results.