| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:55 PM
It didn't rain on defending Class 8A state champion Naperville Central's parade Friday in its opener against Waubonsie Valley.
But it lightninged.
The bolts in the distance came as quickly as the Redhawks moved the ball downfield on their first...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Naperville Central's momentum from Friday night did not carry over to Saturday's restart of a game suspended by lightning.
The Redhawks fumbled at the Waubonsie Valley 1-yard line when the game resumed, leading to a touchdown by the Warriors. After that,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:20 PM
For nearly half a century, Naperville's Last Fling has marked the unofficial end of summer (sigh) on Labor Day Weekend.
Running Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 this year, festivities take place along the Riverwalk and include free and ticketed concerts, food...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Students at Steeple Run Elementary School will return to a new multipurpose room and office area when classes resume next week.
The $2.77 million project is one of the biggest Naperville Unit District 203 undertook this summer.
The new multipurpose...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Mount Carmel (Ill.) graduate Tyra Buss, who broke the state career scoring record with 4,897 points last season, was named girls basketball player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association on Monday.
Buss is one of 20 student-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:22 AM
With a few weeks until the opening of the high school tennis season, Naperville Central's Tiffany Chen is playing plenty of tennis, competing across the Midwest and preparing for the USTA Hard Court National Championships in San Diego next week.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:32 AM
What a way to make a livin'.
If you've ever worked the rat race with a boss who's out to get you, then you probably can relate to "9 to 5: The Musical," the second production of Summer Place Theatre's 2014 season. It runs Friday, July 11 through July 20...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Naperville Unit District 203 may be changing up the order in which high school students take science classes.
Under the proposal, freshmen would start off with chemistry, sophomores would take biology and juniors would take physics.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Ribs and music. Or is it music and ribs?
Even organizers hotly debate whether it's the entertainment or the food that's the bigger draw when it comes to Ribfest, Naperville's Fourth of July festival.
"There are people who say it's the ribs, and people...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Naperville Central's softball team was a game away from making the final four in Class 4A at the Illinois High School Association state tournament.
But the Redhawks came up short in a 4-2 loss to Sandburg at the Naperville Super Sectional on June 9 at...
| Jun 23, 2014
Bill Young's introduction to wrestling began after he was involved in a little "scuffle" while a student at Thornton Township High School in Harvey in the 1950s.
"They told him either we're going to call your parents, or you can join the wrestling team,...