| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Naperville Central's Bennett hits 7 of 15 in contest
Benet Academy was downstate for basketball and finished second in Class 4A.
And a player from Naperville named Bennett was downstate as he qualified for the state's 3-point shooting contest....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Once again, Naperville Central was at the wrong end of a buzzer beater. Earlier this year, the Redhawks lost on 50-foot and 30-foot shots that fell as regulation ended. In the IHSA 4A regional final against Hinsdale Central on Friday night, the shot may...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Joliet Catholic at Montini
When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Records: Montini 11-0, Joliet Catholic 10-1.
On the offensive
Mike Ivlow (234 carries, 2,359 yards) was effective even when Joliet Catholic's offensive line was ravaged by injury, and he's been...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Not that it's anybody's business, but I'm going to take this opportunity to share something about myself with you, my 12 readers.
I was raised Jewish and educated in the District 21, 214 and University of Illinois public school systems.
Why is this...
| 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...