Naperville Sports Weekly Plus is a monthly, 30-minute interview show hosted by Sports Anchor, Alex Symonds, featuring extended interviews of local high school athletes and coaches as seen on Naperville Sports Weekly.
A pair of sophomores dazzled this fall, both winning an individual state title. Redhawk Tiffany Chen took home the state's tennis crown and Wildcat Jessica Yuen stole the show at the state golf meet. Alex Symonds recaps the successful campaigns with the two champions.
The Naperville North girls golf team qualified for state in October, taking 7th, while the Waubonsie Valley girls tennis team had a competitive showing in the Upstate Eight. Alex sits with both Huskies' coach Greta Williams and Warriors' coach Phil Galow in episode 10 of NSW Plus.
Waubonsie Valley athletic director Chris Neibch is in his first year leading the Warriors after longtime AD Mike Rogowski stepped down. Metea Valley also has a new face leading the athletic department as Rob Lathrop takes over for Tom Schweer.
Kelley led the Warriors to back-to-back conference crowns after a strong performance this spring. Aister brought the Mustang program into its own this spring, and after only fielding a varsity team for just a few years, the team is starting to compete at a high level in the Upstate Eight Conference.
Swift played both basketball and soccer for the Huskies, and has two state titles on the pitch. Curia was an all-state water polo player for the Huskies, also swimming in the winter. Curia led North to a third place state title this spring in water polo.
Alex sits down with Naperville North badminton coach Bob Funston as his team prepares to defend its IHSA state title. Benet Baseball coach Scott Lawler also talks about his Redwing team, chich is in the midst of a battle for the ESCC title.
Alex sits down with Waubonsie girls soccer coach Julie Bergstrom, who has built the Warriors into a state power. Erich Mendoza, Neuqua boys volleyball coach, talks about this year's Wildcat program.
Alex sits down with Neuqua Valley Senior Andrew Geers to talk about his runner up finish at the 2013 IHSA state wrestling tournament, and with Waubonsie Valley senior basketball player Jared Brownridge, and Warrior Head Basketball Coach Steve Weemer.
Marty Miller, coach of the newly crowned state champion girls' bowling team and Brad Caldwell, coach of one of the best Warrior wrestling teams in over a decade.