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Naperville Central High School

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  • Naperville Central takes series against Wheaton North

    In less than 24 hours, Naperville Central's baseball team may have emerged as one to watch as the postseason draws near. Behind some timely hitting and a complete game from sophomore left-hander Dan Ludwig, Naperville Central defeated No. 2 Wheaton North...
  • Nothing to it: Wunderlich, Naperville Central post 5th straight shutout

    For five games, Natalie Wunderlich has been nearly perfect. Her Naperville Central teammates have been even better. Wunderlich pitched her fifth consecutive shutout -- a one-hitter with eight strikeouts and one walk -- and Meghan Silke delivered a two-...
  • O'Fallon ends Naperville Central's season

    Naperville Central's baseball team fell victim to assault-by-battery in the Class 4A supersectional Monday. O'Fallon right-hander Miles Quintal limited the Redhawks to three hits and catcher Nick Tindall homered and made a key pickoff throw in the...
  • Naperville Central no-hit by Edwardsville pitcher

    Naperville Central had grown accustomed to this kind of performance. Only the Redhawks are used to being on the other end. After pitching five straight shutouts to advance to the Final Four, Natalie Wunderlich and Naperville Central received a taste...
  • High school baseball | 4A state semifinal: Naperville Central's Ludwig finishes Stevenson

    High school baseball | 4A state semifinal: Naperville Central's Ludwig finishes Stevenson
    If this was the state final a round early, Naperville Central looked every bit the part of a champion for six innings. When his defense betrayed him to create a climactic moment, the Redhawks were in good hands — Dan Ludwig's left one. Ludwig, a...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: 3 times the charm

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2004 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: 3 times the charm
    David the bus driver is like a lot of people. He knew about girls high school basketball, he'd heard about Candace Parker. But Dave never had watched her play. "You can't really understand what she's like until you see her," Naperville Central coach Andy...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Double vision

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2003 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Double vision
    A year ago, Naperville Central girls basketball coach Andy Nussbaum went on his school's public-address system to make this announcement: "Congratulations to Candace Parker. She's decided to forgo the rest of her high school eligibility to sign with...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Above the rim

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2002 | Naperville Central's Candace Parker: Above the rim
    Candace Parker picked her grandfather. An assignment in her speech class required her to pay tribute to someone, and she had many influential people from which to choose. People like her father, Larry, who showed her how to dunk a basketball, and her...
  • Some stately record-breakers

    Some stately record-breakers
    It's no exaggeration to say the 1997 Tribune All-State Football Team will go down in history. The teenage dream team is headed by six players who have left indelible marks on the Illinois High School Association record book. - Dunbar tailback Rausell...
  • New meaning to `on the run'

    There's never been a run quite like this. For the first time in Illinois high school football history, seven players rushed for more than 2,000 yards in a season, and six of them wound up in the first- or second-team offensive backfield of the Tribune'...
  • A team that is all state of the art

    Tim Lavery began the season with a bit of a chip on his shoulder. That's because national talent scouts and college recruiters were rating Naperville North's Scott Kavanagh ahead of him as the best quarterback prospect in Illinois.Before the Naperville...