Nate Burleyson
Nate Burleyson is the Sports Editor and the local blog boy of He is commonly found writing, watching movies, or napping. You can follow him on twitter @NBurleyson for tweets about his awkward interactions, movie thoughts, and sports hot takes. He also helps run the Mane and is a member of the community crew at Naperville Community Television.

Nate Burleyson, Sports Editor

May 22, 2019
The need for drug decriminalization in our country (Story)
May 15, 2019
Marketing Classes Sandwich Creations Compete at Firehouse Subs (Story)
Mar 24, 2019
Varsity Hockey prevails against Glenbard to win state championship (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
‘Us’ Review: Jordan Peele avoids sophomore slump with exhilarating force (Story/Media)
Mar 18, 2019
Weekly Sports Update 3/10 – 3/16 (Media)
Mar 15, 2019
Adults and teens anxious about effects of smartphone reliance (Story/Media)
Mar 13, 2019
Varsity Hockey rolls through Leyden, heads to state championship (Story/Media)
Mar 07, 2019
Gallery: Special Olympics Swim Meet (Media)
Feb 22, 2019
Oscar Week: Why each best picture nominee can win (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Oscar Week: The Academy is just as confused as we are (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
Oscar Week: Minding the Gap’s Documentary nomination is perfect recognition (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Gallery: Wrestling DVC Championship meet (Story/Media)
Jan 25, 2019
VIDEO: Oscar Nominations Reaction (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Varsity Hockey eviscerates Neuqua at turning point in season (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ finds it’s strength in every character’s story (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Boys’ basketball late surge falls short against #20 Waukegan (Story/Media)
Dec 18, 2018
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Kicks the Butts of Previous Installments (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Boys’ Basketball dominates Naperville Central in home opener (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Varsity Hockey trounces Neuqua, heads to finals of Carillon Cup (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Students speak to D204 school board on lack of compliance with state law (Media)
Oct 31, 2018
Video: Production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ takes place this weekend (Media)
Oct 29, 2018
Weekly Sports Update 10/22-10/27 (Media)
Oct 16, 2018
Overtime goal lifts boys’ soccer to regional final (Story/Media)
Oct 16, 2018
NBA season preview: predictions, storylines, and more (Story/Media)
Oct 12, 2018
10.12.18 Mane (Media)
Oct 09, 2018
A pair of second period goals lift varsity hockey over Glenbard (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2018
Weekly Sports Update 10/1-10/6 (Media)
Oct 01, 2018
Previewing the Cubs wildcard game (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2018
Varsity Hockey wins season opener in outlandish fashion (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Weekly Sports Update 9/24 – 9/29 (Media)
Sep 28, 2018
Gallery: Girls’ Tennis vs Waubonsie Valley (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Girls’ Tennis vs Waubonsie (Media)
Sep 24, 2018
‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ starts host’s posthumous season (Story/Media)
Sep 21, 2018
Cross Country teams show off skill for fundraiser (Media)
Sep 19, 2018
Late goals fuel boys’ soccer over rival Waubonsie (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2018
Weekly Sports Update: 9/10-9/15 (Media)
Sep 14, 2018
09.14.18 Mane (Media)
Sep 12, 2018
Golf team readying up for postseason play (Story/Media)
Sep 10, 2018
Girls’ volleyball falls in down-to-the-wire home opener (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
NFL season preview: MVP, Super Bowl, and other predictions (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Defense shines in boys’ soccer conference opener (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
Gallery: Varsity Football vs Lake Park (Story)
Aug 28, 2018
Girls’ Golf values practice and improvement in the swing of new season (Story/Media)
Aug 24, 2018
Varsity Football uses ‘one team, one fight’ as motivation for new season (Story/Media)
Aug 24, 2018
Boys’ Soccer takes first win of the season (Story/Media)
Aug 20, 2018
Tenth year anniversary brings celebration, nostalgia, and hope for principals (Story/Media)
May 28, 2018
Boys’ Volleyball record season comes to a close (Story)
May 21, 2018
Girls’ varsity soccer wins fifth straight regional championship (Story)
May 10, 2018
Boys’ volleyball celebrates senior night against Lake Park (Media)
Apr 06, 2018
‘My Dear Melancholy’ reveals The Weeknd’s biggest flaw (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Revisiting Wes Anderson’s eight feature films (Story/Media)
Mar 23, 2018
Students start club that helps make a difference (Story/Media)
Mar 20, 2018
‘The Hurricane Heist’ is a category 5 disaster (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Growing population calls for change (Story)
Dec 19, 2017
Coco: how Pixar creates a story (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
‘Lady Bird’ is the coming of age movie we need (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Hidden Netflix gems: Sing Street (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
NBA 2K18’s MyCareer is a step up from previous years (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
Hidden Netflix Gems: ‘Ping Pong Playa’ (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
The happy medium in the ‘should college athletes get paid’ debate (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
Nate’s take: The most important college football game of every week (Story)
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