Each summer, while college and high school athletics are on hiatus, the NCTV17 sports crew stays in the game, bringing viewers in-depth coverage of a variety of other Naperville sports stories. From professional mini-golf to ultimate Frisbee, the Naperville Marathon to a look at Naperville’s Olympic hopefuls, this show keeps local sports enthusiasts entertained and informed.
The Home Stretch
Examining concussion awareness in high school football, equestrian competition here in Naperville, and one local cross country team hits the ground running this fall, all three features and more in this episode of The Home Stretch.
The story of a local NHL prospect, an update on the IHSA sport of bass fishing, World Cup fever at home and the passing of a young D204 teacher and lacrosse coach.
A high school football preview, a look at the success of the Benet girls volleyball program, and an interview with Mike Geiger, a Naperville police officer who participates in the World Police & Fire Games.
Find out what it takes to certify a marathon course or launch a new college athletic program. Take a look inside 7 on 7 football as well as the growing sport of Ultimate Frisbee.
A graduated Huskie now playing for the Albanian National Men's Volleyball Team while a former Neuqua Wildcat made his Major League Baseball debut. A look at professional mini golf and find out why fewer kids are putting on their Little League Baseball cap and glove.
Former NVHS softball star straps on ice skates at Penn State. With increasing competition sports performance training means no more “off season.” Vanessa DiBernardo led Waubonsie to three state soccer titles, now she’s making her mark at the University of Illinois.
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