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Girls water polo coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Girls water polo coach inducted into Hall of Fame

May 25, 2018

Jeff Plackett, Naperville Central’s head coach of girls water polo, has been chosen for the Illinoi...

Female athlete of the year: Mia Lakstigala

Female athlete of the year: Mia Lakstigala

May 24, 2018

Four years ago, senior Mia Lakstigala, the only freshman on the varsity team, was on the court during a...

Male athlete of the year: Felix Egharevba

Male athlete of the year: Felix Egharevba

May 24, 2018

Senior Felix Egharevba could not believe he’d been selected as Male Athlete of the Year by the Cent...

Boys water polo team seizes state title from longtime rivals

Boys water polo team seizes state title from longtime rivals

May 22, 2018

After last year’s third place finish against Stevenson High School, Naperville Central's boys water...

Soccer coach to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Riddhi Andurkar, Online Managing Editor, Features Columnist

May 19, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

  Ed Watson has been the girls varsity soccer coach for the past 26 years. This year, the executive board members chose him as the 60th inductee for the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association (IHSSCA) Hall of Fame. “[I felt] very honored [to be selected],” Watson said. “A piece of it is being able to lo...

Four schools to leave DuPage Valley Conference

Four schools to leave DuPage Valley Conference

May 18, 2018

At the end of this school year, Glenbard North, Wheaton North, Wheaton-Warrenville South and Lake Park High School...

District 203 replaces junior high tackle football with flag program

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

There was no way that mother of three Courtney Rozek was letting her son, Noah, a sixth-grader at Lincoln Junior High School, play football. “A lot of information that’s come out in the past few years has been concerning because it talks about the risk of head injuries,” Rozek said. “[...] We just decided that wa...

Jersey or nah?

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

May 3, 2018

Filed under Sports, The Troke and Field Report

“Everything is legal in New Jersey,” muses Lin-Manuel Miranda in his hit musical chronicling the life of Alexander Hamilton. Both he and his son Philip are killed in separate duels on the shores of Jersey. The only rules that applied were the “10 Duel Commandments.” Fast forward some 200-odd years to a different Jersey shore w...

Boys track and field continues strong performance

Boys track and field continues strong performance

March 20, 2018

The boys prepare at the starting line. Everyday practices after school have paid off for this one mome...

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