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  • September 24Girls' volleyball: Non-conference home match-up against Metea Valley canceled for Sept. 27

  • September 22Boys’ football: Trojans drop second-straight game, fall to 2-3 (1-2 WSSC)

  • September 22Girls’ volleyball: Trojans win Plainfield South invite, maintain seven-game winning streak

Cheer deserves more credit

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports

When I told my club volleyball teammates that I would not be playing high school volleyball, I was met with looks of disappointment. After explaining I’d be pursuing cheerleading instead, the sad looks turned into confused scoffs....

IHSA to implement shot clock for 2019-2020 basketball season

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The state of Illinois may have to purchase shot clocks for the 2019-2020 basketball season if a new rule gets approved, according to IHSA. There are nine states who currently have clocks. Each of them is 35 seconds long, which ...

Athlete of the Month: Sandy Greco

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Athletes of the month, Sports, Spring Sports

Senior soccer goalkeeper Sandy Greco is a jack of all trades who ultimately found her niche in soccer, a game she started playing 13 years ago. “Soccer has impacted my life in more ways than one. It has always been a great way t...

Taste of Gold: DGN alumna becomes first U.S. Paralympian to win gold in the biathlon

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

On March 27 and 28,  class of 2010 alum Kendall Gretsch topped the podium at the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Twice. Gretsch competed in the biathlon and cross-country skiing, nabbing the gold medal in bo...

Inaccessibility prevents enjoyment of games

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

When I was a sophomore during the 2015-16 school year, the varsity basketball team qualified for the regional playoffs at Lyons Township. I had followed the team periodically throughout the year, because I managed at the sophom...

Wrestling teaches mental and physical toughness

Kyle Schirle, A&E Editor

February 22, 2018

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Toughness, many think you are born with this trait. This was my opinion in my younger years, going through various sports like soccer, baseball and field hockey, always thinking that I was a tough kid. However, I was quickly sla...

Coaches role in athletes’ nutrition

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Extra Curricular, Features, Sports

Crossing the finish line of the Naperville Twilight Invitational cross country race, gasping for air but smiling at the same time, as I try to collect myself. My calves and quads burn and my chest tightens up as I recover from t...

Wrestling establishes social media presence

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As wrestlers sprawl on the mats looking for a position to set up pins, fans cheer while coaches guide their team to victory. While wrestling may be a physical sport, there is an element that DGN wrestling continues to establis...

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