Naperville North wins first football game of the season

By Staff Writer Jennifer Fortman
Friday night, the Naperville North Huskies (1-0) captured a home victory over the Neuqua Valley Wildcats (0-1).  Despite heavy rains and senior running back Leon Hardy’s pre-season injury, the Huskies played well against the Wildcats.
Both teams played heavy defense on Friday, and both struggled to score as …

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Naperville North wins first football game of the season

By Staff Writer Jennifer Fortman

Friday night, the Naperville North Huskies (1-0) captured a home victory over the Neuqua Valley Wildcats (0-1).  Despite heavy rains and senior running back Leon Hardy’s pre-season injury, the Huskies played well against the Wildcats.

Both teams played heavy defense on Friday, and both struggled to score as a result. Senior safety David Pinkerton has positive thoughts about his team’s performance, but he also acknowledged their faults on the field.

“It feels great to finally beat Neuqua for the first time in a couple of years,” Pinkerton said. “It’s great to play as a team and get the win. But we need to cut out all the penalties. We had a lot of unnecessary penalties that really set us back.”

In the first half, the Huskies came out on top, leading the Wildcats 7-0 with a touchdown at 4:40 in the first quarter. That was the only touchdown to be scored all half. Quickly after the touchdown, a huge rainstorm fell over the stadium and poured on the crowd.

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Athletes sacrifice summer for additional training

By John Conway

The countdown has begun. With less than two days left in the school year, students cannot wait for a break. Once the summer vacation begins, they can catch up on sleep, spend time with friends and family, and even travel.

However, student athletes look forward to a very different kind of summer.

For athletes remaining in Naperville, summer is a time to maximize their potential. Without the added scholastic stress, coaches have free reign to push their athletes without fear of academic repercussions.

Junior Mitch Szymel, offensive lineman for the football team, benefits from the NNHS-sponsored sports camps. … Continue Reading

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