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Crete Monee Cruises to 5-0 Destroys Kankakee Kays

Sep 22, 2012 • by Wyideopen Video Productions • Wyideopen Sports
This game was over in the 1st quarter. Crete Monee was just too powerful for Kankakee. Read the article below by Ron Brow More

Crete downs Kankakee 54-31 on the road

Feb 11, 2011 • by Wyideopen Video Productions • Wyideopen Sports
It was a slow start but the Kankakee Kays could not find an answer for Crete-Monee and their strong front line. Crockett, Mays and Orris led they way as the Warriors cruz to their 18th victory of the season... More

Crete wins 53-40 over Kays

Jan 22, 2011 • Wyideopen Sports
It was like watching paint dry but the Warriors pulled it out with a balanced scoring attack by Mays, Orris, Crocket, and Keith More

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Kankakee teens target Letterman's gazebos of mockery

Feb 3, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
Beth Peeler, 16, left, teacher Bill Curtin and Magdalena Garcia, 17, from Kankakee High School visit one of the two gazebos donated to the town in 1999 by David Letterman on Feb. 3, 2015. The gazebo is set to be torn down Wednesday. (Zbigniew Bzdak ... More

'Worst' place to live students to send Letterman off with a rocking chair

Feb 7, 2015 • The Guardian
The late-night TV talkshow host piled on in 1999 after Places Rated Almanac called Kankakee and its surrounding area in northern Illinois the worst metropolitan area to live in the US and Canada. One of his famous Top 10 lists suggested area slogans, ... More

ISU alum's students fight back against TV's Letterman

Mar 3, 2015 • Illinois State University Stories
Fifteen years after David Letterman playfully mocked their hometown, high school students taught by an Illinois State alum are sending a message right back to the retiring late-night host. Back in 2000, Letterman mockingly sent two gazebos to Kankakee ... More

Kankakee students barred from dismantling gazebo donated by Letterman

Feb 10, 2015 • Chicago Tribune
Letterman sent the gazebos to Kankakee in 1999 as a gag after "Places Rated Almanac" called the region the worst place to live in the U.S. and Canada. Students at Kankakee High School wanted to dismantle both of them to make Letterman a rocking chair. More

Kankakee High School fires head football coach Jay Bohner

Jan 7, 2015 • Kankakee Daily Journal
"The administration at Kankakee High School has chosen to release me of my duties as head football coach at Kankakee High School, while I respectfully disagree with the decision I also know that it is their right to make a change when they deem ... More

Captain on and off the diamond

Feb 11, 2015 • Daily Illini
In 2012, Johnson graduated from Kankakee High School in Kankakee, Illinois, ranking second in her class of 383 students. As a kinesiology major, Johnson was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2014 — an award given to those who have earned a ... More

5 things to do this weekend

Feb 20, 2015 • Kankakee Daily Journal
The Arthur Miller play and an allegory of McCarthyism, "The Crucible" comes to the Kankakee High School auditorium. Even if ... It took more than a month — and the fruits of a typical Illinois winter — to transform Route 66 Raceway into a snowmobile ... More

What you said on social media this week

Feb 6, 2015 • Kankakee Daily Journal
Corie Hart: THIS IS KANKAKEE!....we would much rather keep a 15 year old gag gift celebrating our city's failure, keep our children completely uninterested in school and ready to take that next job at the Shell station than to encourage them to take ... More

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