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A sport: Cheerleading continues to fight against activity label

A sport: Cheerleading continues to fight against activity label

April 16, 2019

At Naperville Central, cheerleading is considered an extracurricular activity despite being counted ...

Registered dietitian stresses importance of whole foods

Registered dietitian stresses importance of whole foods

March 30, 2019

Athletes’ nutrition has been a focus in sports, but real food has not been. Marketing companies such...

Boys track team breaks school record in 4×800 relay

Boys track team breaks school record in 4×800 relay

March 5, 2019

On March 4, at the North Central Al B. Carius Track, four Naperville Central boys broke the previous...

Senior Kent Emden looks forward to collegiate water polo career

Senior Kent Emden looks forward to collegiate water polo career

February 28, 2019

Senior Kent Emden started playing water polo with his older brother, Philip, at 8 years old. “Growing...

Seniors lead wrestling team to record winning

Seniors lead wrestling team to record winning

February 26, 2019

Senior varsity wrestlers Jackson Punzel, Kyle Guttosch, Cameron Palmer, Ben Cianchetti and Colin Baumgartner...

Central’s sports fans less supportive of girls’ teams

Central’s sports fans less supportive of girls’ teams

January 30, 2019

Women have fought for their equality in sports for over 40 years and many girls, including ones at C...

Maddie Surin contributes to gymnastics community post-surgery

Maddie Surin contributes to gymnastics community post-surgery

Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor, Sports Columnist

December 19, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Maddie Surin is reflecting on her gymnastics career and the lessons she has learned that will carry...

Naperville Central’s Special Olympics team prepares for competitive season

Marissa Laqui, Community Editor, Social Media Manager

December 18, 2018

Filed under Sports

Special Olympics continues to have Central’s support as they start to move into a competitive season with nearby school districts. Special Olympics is an organization where high school students with special needs can compete with others who qualify to participate in an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Each year, Distr...

Despite lower numbers, boys diving team as strong as ever

Despite lower numbers, boys diving team as strong as ever

December 14, 2018

With only four boys on Naperville Central’s boys diving team, the team’s  members may be small in n...