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Naperville Central athletes head into winter sports

Sam Ruvarac, Staff Writer

November 23, 2018

Filed under Sports

As the weather begins to get cold, Naperville Central sports move indoors to start the winter season. Boys swim and dive, boys and girls basketball, wrestling and girls gymnastics are practicing and competing for this year’s season. Noah Fitzenreider, a health and gym teacher, is the head coach of the wrestling team, who...

DeKalb HS added to Dupage Valley Conference

DeKalb HS added to Dupage Valley Conference

November 21, 2018

DeKalb High School, also known by their mascot, the “Barbs,” has made the decision to leave thei...

In the deep end: Practice vs. Procedure

Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor. Sports Columnist

November 1, 2018

Filed under In the deep end, In the deep end, Sports

Serena Williams, Michael Jordan, Rafael Nadal, Tiger Woods and a countless number of other professional athletes have some of the weirdest superstitions. From bouncing the ball five times before the first serve, wearing a certain pair of shorts or taking cold 45-minute showers before a match and wearing a red shirt, they canno...

Girls swim and dive prepares for challenging DVC

Girls swim and dive prepares for challenging DVC

October 25, 2018

The Naperville Central girls swim and dive team is wrapping up their season but not before they comp...

Central football team prepares to enter playoffs

Central football team prepares to enter playoffs

October 25, 2018

Following a strong season last year, Naperville Central’s varsity football team nears playoffs with a five...

IHSA adds cut despite coach opposition

IHSA adds cut despite coach opposition

October 24, 2018

In May, the Illinois High School Association made a change to the IHSA state golf competition rules. F...

New football transfer works closely with quarterback to train for future

New football transfer works closely with quarterback to train for future

October 1, 2018

Sophomore Sam Jackson recently transferred from Bolingbrook High School, filling a spot on Central’s v...

Finding a voice

Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor, Sports Columnist

September 29, 2018

Filed under In the deep end, Sports

Gymnasts, dancers, volleyball players and pole vaulters have all been silent for too long. Most recently, over 300 student athletes have sued USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University in sexual assault allegations against team and university doctor Larry Nassar. Back in December 2017 and January 2018, Nassar was tried in cou...