Stories about Naperville Central high school sports
Freshman Julia Benjamin tallied 12 of her 17 points in a 103-second span in the final minutes as host Glenbard West cut a 16-point deficit down to one before Naperville Central pulled out a season-opening 59-57 victory.
Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio has live coverage from Friday night’s DeKalb vs. Naperville Central football game here
Herald-News Sports Editor Steve Soucie has live coverage from Friday night’s Lincoln-Way East vs. Naperville Central football game here
Naperville Central lost two-way starter Niko Gordon to a severe ankle injury, but the Redhawks' defense rose to the occasion in a 14-2 win at Hinsdale Central Friday.
A deep and talented DuPage Valley Conference makes it one of the most unpredictable conferences in the state.
After a conference rival tipped off the IHSA that Naperville Central had an ineligible player on its football team, Naperville Central discovered at least six additional transfers who didn't have proper IHSA documentation and the fallout continues more than three months later.
Joshua Weigel and Nathan Dodsworth scored goals for Naperville Central in a 2-0 win over St. Charles North on Saturday.
They lived up to the reputation, holding the Barbs to 79 rushing yards for the game while their offensive line paved the way for Jaden McGill and the other rushers in a 41-7 win.
With players in the backfield for DeKalb capable of breaking a big play at any time - players like power back Tucker Ikens, quarterback Trenton Kyler and slot receiver Toriano Tate - it makes the job that much better, said senior lineman Owen Brown.
Northwestern recruit Reggie Fleurima caught two touchdown passes, and DVC power Naperville Central beat Morton in the Mustangs' first game of the season after the first two were canceled.