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Varsity football falls to crosstown rivals for second straight year

Devesh Ramachandran, Correspondent

November 14, 2017

Filed under Sports

Going into Week 7 of the football  season, the Redhawks headed to North Central College to face perhaps its most familiar foe, Naperville North. Before the game, the Redhawks were 5-1 overall and 5-0 in DVC. With the exception of a few players, both teams were mostly healthy.   The Redhawks won the coin toss and...

Central tennis players start ball recycling program

Central tennis players start ball recycling program

October 25, 2017

A tennis ball’s official death is announced when it loses its bounce. Unfortunately, many tennis...

Redhawks win big over Metea Valley

Devesh Ramachandran, Correspondent

October 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

Going into Week 3 of the 2017 DuPage Valley Conference, the Redhawks were looking strong with a 2-0 record from wins against Neuqua Valley and Glenbard North.  The Redhawks have been pretty healthy for most of the season with the exception of starting running back AJ Deinhart, who hurt his ankle against Neuqua Valley. Metea...

Football transfers make impressive debut

Football transfers make impressive debut

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

October 4, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

  Naperville Central’s varsity football team is off to an impressive start: 4-0 in the Dupage Valley Conference and ranked fourth in the Chicago ...

Central football jersey provider switches from Nike to Under Armour

Central football jersey provider switches from Nike to Under Armour

October 3, 2017

Central’s football team recently purchased new jerseys from Under Armour for the 2017 season. Before...

Female athlete of the year: Meridith Hannan

Female athlete of the year: Meridith Hannan

May 18, 2017

Meridith Hannan sits in a classroom, staring out the window. She almost speaks a few times, but trips...

Male athlete of the year: Christian Nussbaum

Male athlete of the year: Christian Nussbaum

May 17, 2017

This year’s Central Times male athlete of the year is Christian Nussbaum. Nussbaum, who is continuing ...

Calling all female coaches

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Full Court Press, Sports

After high school, my mom lacked the funds to pursue higher education so she attended COD while working two jobs. With two years of COD under her belt, she then decided to attend Indiana University where she got her bachelor’s degree in biology. Post-college, my mom worked as a chemist until she got pregnant with me, and s...

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