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  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

  • December 3Boys Wrestling won against Proviso West 56-15

  • December 3Varsity Boys Basketball won home opener against Proviso West 85-54

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...

Athlete to Watch: Ellie Benge

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Athletes of the month, Sports

As a Saint Louis University commit, senior Ellie Benge wanted a college that would foster her love for swimming and passion for nursing. “I knew I needed a school that fit me academically as well as athletically. SLU was...

Dance studio and flooring causes problems for Athenas

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Dancing, according to former Downers Grove dance studio owner Patty Reilley, is an intricate art that requires the perfect conditions, something the current dance room lacks. “Good flooring is critical for the safety and...

Athlete to Watch: Simone Baillargeon

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Athletes of the month, Sports

The name Baillargeon is synonymous with varsity cheer at DGN. Freshman Simone continues to add to the cheerleading tradition as both of her sisters, 2016 graduate Sophie and 2017 graduate Suzanne, participated in cheer during hi...

Club sports and athletic specialization on the rise

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Every day in the news, athletes are reminded that there are dangers to playing sports. Concussions, major injuries, or aches and pains that will follow them for the rest of their lives. Pro and college football teams are warn...