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Time to rebound: Girls basketball team looks to seniors Gilfillan, Umbright to lead 2019-2020 season

Prem Chandrasekar, Managing Editor

December 29, 2019

The Naperville Central Girls Basketball team is having a great start to their season as they start with a 5-2 record.  “We have a really strong team,” senior captain Kate Gilfilian said. “We have a lot of good chemistry and we're playing the best we've ever played together.” Last year, the Redhawks ended their...

Jacquelyne Qi places sixth at girls’ tennis state

Paula Recio, Social Media Manager & Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

Senior Jacquelyne Qi won the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) girls tennis sectionals and placed sixth at the state final tournament this October, contributing to a successful season for Naperville Central. “Throughout our season, she was able to perform at her absolute best and continue to develop her game and positive...

Retiring girls golf coach keeps things consistent in final season

Retiring girls golf coach keeps things consistent in final season

November 5, 2019

Jane Thompson, head coach of the Naperville Central girls varsity golf team, is retiring after recently ...

Senior Emma Lim finishes 10th at girls golf state tournament

Senior Emma Lim finishes 10th at girls golf state tournament

Richie Holmberg, Jr., Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

DECATUR, Ill. - Emma Lim shot 150 over the two-day IHSA state golf tournament, earning 10th place with the fou...

A Conversation that leads to Awareness

Paula Recio, Staff Writer and Social Media Manager

November 1, 2019

The Naperville Central and Naperville North swimming teams came together to  participate in the “Go Gold Go Bold” event created by Cal's Angels Foundation on Tuesday, Sept. 24.  The event took place during a swim meet and it rose awareness towards pediatric cancer. The family of junior Naperville Central vars...

Recap: Central routs DVC newcomer DeKalb in homecoming game

Richie Holmberg, Jr., Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

Photos by: Ayden Van Harlingen     Naperville Central’s homecoming match with new DuPage Valley Conference addition DeKalb got off to a hot start. The Redhawks ultimately took control and defeated the Barbs 49-16. The Redhawks improved to 4-4 while the Barbs dropped to 5-3. Junior Keon Green and the Re...

Allocation of sports funding at Central

Amisha Sethi, Profiles Editor

October 7, 2019

Naperville Central prides itself in providing its students with countless extracurriculars to get involved in, including 31 school-sponsored sports teams. Yet, some students on these teams are unaware of how these teams are funded.  Junior Rhea Bhatia explains that she has been part of the girls’ tennis team for three ...

All My Rowdie Friends

All My Rowdie Friends

October 2, 2019

With fall sports kicking off, the Redhawk Rowdies are sure to be seen at NCHS sports and activities. ...

Recap: Redhawks thwart Huskies in rain-delayed, Wes Spencer Crosstown Classic

Richie Holmberg, Jr., Sports Editor

September 29, 2019

Thunderstorms postponed what would later prove to be a Naperville Central victory over Naperville North, as the Redhawks (2-3) defeated the Huskies (1-4) 23-7 behind a strong performance from junior quarterback Sam Jackson. Friday's game, originally scheduled at North Central College's Benedetti Wehrli Stadium, was moved to...