| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Mike Kolzow isn't the tardy type, so the ribbing Naperville Central coach Mike Stine gave him was good-natured on the February morning Kolzow showed up late to a weight-lifting session.
The most excusable defense imaginable did not manifest until...
| 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,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Authorities are trying to sort out the mystery of a burning body found Wednesday near an area north of Los Angeles where authorities have been searching for a missing 19-year-old Naperville Central High School graduate.
Firefighters responded to a...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Mike Kolzow's 44-yard interception return for a touchdown was about the only thing that went right for Naperville Central in the first half Saturday night.
He made big plays on both sides of the ball all night, and his interception in the end zone...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:42 PM
DeKALB, Ill. — A pair of field goals was all Naperville Central's offense could manage in the Class 8A championship game Saturday night.
A blocked field goal was a fitting way to seal an unlikely state championship.
Dillon Grooss swatted the...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:43 PM
DeKALB, Ill. — Loyola coach John Holecek's decision to play it aggressively late in last week's game contrasted with his approach to play it safe Saturday.
Holecek's gutsy calls in last week's 15-14 semifinal win over Stevenson included a fake...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A burning body was discovered today near an area north of Los Angeles where authorities have been searching for a missing 19-year-old Naperville Central High School graduate.
Firefighters responded to a call of a brush fire about three miles north of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:40 AM
A burned body found north of Los Angeles last week is not that of a missing 19-year-old Naperville Central High School graduate, authorities say.
The body was discovered Sept. 4 near Castaic Lake not far from where police found Bryce Laspisa’s...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:49 PM
After his third-quarter fumble led to a Homewood-Flossmoor go-ahead touchdown, Naperville Central's Ben Andreas couldn't have felt more miserable.
The senior's chance at redemption came a quarter later. He cashed in with an 80-yard scoring run through...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Naperville Central ran a beautiful play to end the game with a basket against Glenbard North on Saturday night, leading the gym to erupt in celebration. The only problem: The game wasn't over yet.
With the game knotted at 59 with 10 seconds left,...