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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 Sends Back Letterman's Gag Gift As Retirement Present

Mar 25, 2015 • CBS Local
Letterman made a mocking Top 10 list about Kankakee, and sent a gag gift of two gazebos, joking the city could promote itself as home of world famous twin gazebos. After learning Letterman was stepping down from the Late Show, a Kankakee High School ... More

Letterman show plans Kankakee gazebo segment this week

Mar 17, 2015 • Kankakee Daily Journal
Spurred by a Kankakee High School student project involving one of two gazebos the retiring talk show host gave the city back in 2000, a crew led by one of the show's regular correspondents, "Intern Todd," are coming to record a special segment ... More

Parent, former employee challenges Kankakee school board members

Mar 21, 2015 • Kankakee Daily Journal
Wells said the district is proud of the efforts of Kankakee High School students who tore down a gazebo gifted to the city by late night talk show host David Letterman. The prank celebrated Kankakee's distinction more than a decade ago as one of the ... 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 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

Lana Brown: Rekindling the pride, spirit for the Kays

Mar 13, 2015 • Kankakee Daily Journal
However, that all changed this winter when I unexpectedly bumped into some brilliant sparkles from Kankakee High School — in Aurora. Yes, Aurora. ... Proudly, I watched them deliver their personal stories with self-produced films to Illinois educators. More

Kankakee High School opens Hall to 5 sports standouts

Feb 13, 2015 • Kankakee Daily Journal
Kankakee High School Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Smith, one of the greatest athletes in area history, poses for a photo with former coach Joe Rockett. Smith was a prep All- American as running back in football as well as a two-time state champion in track. More

Kankakee plots cold revenge after '99 Letterman gag

Feb 7, 2015 • Chicago Daily Herald
Remnants of a gazebo sent to the City of Kankakee, Illinois, as a gift from late-night talk show host David Letterman in 1999 sit on a trailer at a park after being dismantled by Kankakee High School students who are planning a prank on Letterman ... More

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