News and articles about Plano high school sports, from Kendall County Now
Golf season is underway, and here are previews of teams from around the Record Newspapers coverage area.
Golf season is underway, and here are previews of the girls golf teams from around the Record Newspapers coverage area.
Richmond-Burton won the Blue Division, while Morris took the White Division title last fall in the first season of Kishwaukee River/Interstate Eight alliance, which sent eight teams to the 2021 postseason.
Plano football kicked off its fall practice on Monday with a focus on "finishing." The Reapers, coming off a successful 6-4 season, either led or was tied in the second half of all four of its losses. "We can't let that happen again. It's a mindset."
With Sandwich canceling its varsity football season because of low numbers, Plano has filled its Week 3 void with a game against former Interstate Eight Conference rival Westmont.
With opponents cancelling varsity seasons due to low numbers, some schools have found new foes, while others are still searching.
Steve Lucas, who first cut his coaching teeth as an assistant on Plano's football team, and whose dad was defensive coordinator for the 2006 and 2007 state champions, has returned to Plano as the school's new athletic director.
With turnout as big as ever, some 75 kids, plenty of Plano youth had a ball this week learning from current Reapers' football players at the 'Reaper Up' camp. 'They look up them, their role models.'
New Plano coach Tristan Spivey, a 26-year-old Terra Haute Ind. native and Aurora University graduate hired in May, has seen progress in his first month. The Lady Reapers went 9-12 in June after a three-win season. 'I think we're going to shock some people.'
The IHSA released the 2022 master football schedule on Thursday. Here are the top matchups to watch, week-by-week, in the Record Newspapers coverage area.
Jim Schmidt, who retired as athletic director at Plano High School at the end of the last school year, has been hired as the girls basketball head coach at conference rival Sandwich.
Here is the Record Newspapers All-Area baseball team.
After 33 years at the school as teacher, coach and administrator, Jim Schmidt is retiring as Plano athletic director, and fondly looks back at the school's many achievements over the years. 'I've enjoyed every ounce of my time.'
The Plano School District 2A Unified track and field team won first in the state on May 27 at the IHSA meet held at the Eastern Illinois University O’Brien Field.
Tenth-seeded Oswego baseball knocked off second-seeded Naperville Central for the Panthers' first regional title since 2009, while Plano baseball lost to Benet in a regional semifinal in Saturday's roundup.