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Arrowettes make state for second time in four years

Arrowettes make state for second time in four years

March 11, 2020

On Feb. 1 the varsity poms team’s season ended after they placed 23rd in the IHSA State competition....

Naperville Central welcomes five new head coaches for spring sports season

Katie Dalton, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

The 2020 spring sports season will  feature five new head coaches and multiple new assistant coaches spanning across nine different spring sports.  These additions add pressure to the teams as they get ready for the season under new guidance. The retirement of many coaches from the 2019 spring season was a primary...

Athletic Hall of Fame inducts six new members for 2020

Athletic Hall of Fame inducts six new members for 2020

March 5, 2020

Naperville Central inducted its eighth Athletic Hall of Fame class on Friday, Feb. 14. The six select...

Girls gymnastics regional tournament recap

Vivian Zhao, Editor in Chief, Editorial Editor & Columnist

February 12, 2020

Naperville Central’s girls gymnastics team competed at the Illinois High School Association’s regional tournament on Feb. 02. The varsity team included senior Joanna Huang, juniors Jessica Fornek and Delaney Sterr, sophomores Namrata Bhattacharjee, Erin Gugora, Marissa Swanson and freshman Tammy Bajek. Swanson qualified...

Dougherty, Conway lead Central to MLK Day tournament opening-round victory over Nazareth Academy

Katie Dalton, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The Naperville Central Redhawks boys varsity basketball team (14-4) defeated the Nazareth Academy Roadrunners Jan. 14 in the first round of the Lakes MLK Shootout.  The Redhawks were leading 22-12 at halftime and finished with a decisive victory over the Roadrunners 58-34.  “I think we played together as a tea...

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...