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Students find common ground in sports

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2017

Filed under Sports

With divisive statements coming from Washington, D.C., it can be easy to become caught up in debating and anger. Suddenly, a normal day is turned chaotic as one’s best friend gets upset or one’s teacher brings up politics. However, in the normal ebb and flow of political discourse, there exists a universal mediator, something...

Basketball, track lack facility space, make adjustments

Basketball, track lack facility space, make adjustments

Neya Thanikachalam, Editorial Editor

February 13, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

At Naperville Central, basketball is the only sport where both the girls and boys teams play during t...

Gymnasts step up, performing well throughout season

Gymnasts step up, performing well throughout season

February 11, 2017

The girls gymnastics team has managed to remain competitive despite large numbers of varsity injuries....

Special Olympics bowling doesn’t spare competitiveness

Julie Park, Communications Manager, Profiles Editor

February 9, 2017

Filed under Sports

For many of the athletes in the Adapted Program at Central, Special Olympics bowling is their moment to shine. Every Thursday from 5:30-6:45 p.m., the athletes and their peers meet at Bowlero in Naperville to build relationships and ultimately prepare for their upcoming competitions later in the year. Coach Anna Maut...

Photo Gallery: Boys basketball defeated by Naperville North

Photo Gallery: Boys basketball defeated by Naperville North

January 13, 2017

On Friday, Jan. 13, the boys basketball team was defeated 41-35 by Naperville North. This year's game...

Homeschooled athletes discuss playing sports at Central, examine rules that must be met to compete

Homeschooled athletes discuss playing sports at Central, examine rules that must be met to compete

December 29, 2016

“I really never thought about it until my mom and dad said I should go try out and play a high scho...

Cutting weight: just a part of the sport

Julie Park, Profiles Editor, Communications Manager

December 26, 2016

Filed under Sports

For some boys at Central, wrestling season means a whole new lifestyle of dedication with workouts 45 minutes before school, two hours after school and four to six hours on the weekends while making wise choices to make weight. Sophomore Luke Russell is aware of the daily challenges that he must overcome. “[The sport]...

Who’s to blame?

Lexi Haskell, Editor-in-Chief

December 25, 2016

Filed under Columns, Full Court Press, Sports

Over my two (going on three) years writing this column, I have discussed many social issues relating to sports. From domestic abuse to blatant sexism, the sports world is not perfect. Yet, despite this, America still gathers faithfully around the television to watch sports. We all know that athletes are often the perpetrators of crimes, ...

Camryn Graff, senior Arrowette, strives for greatness, takes on responsibility of captain

Camryn Graff, senior Arrowette, strives for greatness, takes on responsibility of captain

December 10, 2016

Recently, the Poms team made their first stop on their Road to State by placing fourth at sectionals....