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Students begin Sports Club

Students begin Sports Club

Ali Ardehali, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 21
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A group of students started a new Sports Club that had their first meeting on Thursday, March 9 in room 193. Around 25 students attended the meeting. Weekly meetings will be held before school on Thursdays under the supervision of Mr. Alan McCloud, the club's sponsor. Nishant Vyas, junior, Armaan Sawhney, junior, and Kabir Sawlani, so...

The rules of Rugby

The rules of Rugby

Ali Ardelahi, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 15
Filed under Multimedia, Rugby, Sports, Spring, Top Stories, Video

Rugby is a relatively new sport at Central, the Boys' Rugby team is currently starting their second season and it's the first for the Girls'. So how is rugby played? The main focus of a team is to score more points than their opposing team which is done through scoring tries. A scoring try is successful...

Boys’ lacrosse gears up for season

Boys’ lacrosse gears up for season

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 13
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

Boys’ Lacrosse has officially started marking the beginning of the spring sports season. The varsity team is celebrating their second season recognized as a sport by the IHSA, and is led by captains Jake Simon, Colin Parker, John Kwasigrove, seniors, and Jack Cain, sophomore. The boys practice nightly on Dickinson...

Boys rugby kicks off their second season

Boys rugby kicks off their second season

Emmett Grundberg, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Shannon Ging, Sports Editor
March 12
Filed under Rugby, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

Boys Rugby is gearing up for their scrimmage on Sunday, March 12. This will be the first match of the 2017 season, the second season since the team was formed in 2016. Those left over from last year’s inaugural season have taken it upon themselves to keep the momentum going and solidify r...

The Devils’ Advocate guide to March Madness

The Devils’ Advocate guide to March Madness

Joseph Miscimarra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 9
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As the season changes from winter to spring, many sports-enthusiasts at Central will shift their focus from the NBA or the NHL to college basketball for the duration of March. With the regular season for college teams having concluded, conference playoffs begin this week, and are followed by the annual ...

Boys’ gymnastics wins first meet

Boys’ gymnastics wins first meet

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 8
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

On March 3, Central hosted a Boys’ Gymnastics meet, where Central and LT tied for first place. The Red Devil Invite marks the beginning of the season for the team, that is hoping to stay competitive all the way through the State meet in May. Contributing to the team win, Ryan Leahy, senior, too...

Girls’ water polo starts season

Girls’ water polo starts season

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 8
Filed under Sports, Spring, Top Stories, Water Polo

With the beginning of March comes the excitement of a whole new season of sports. Athletes on the girls’ water polo team began trying out on Feb. 27, but have been preparing during the offseason as well. “Our goal is to have the most fun season yet,” said Toni Strausser, senior. “The varsit...

Boys’ baseball hosts annual tryouts

Boys’ baseball hosts annual tryouts

Ali Ardehali, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 7
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring

The boys' baseball team held their yearly tryouts which started on Monday, Feb. 27 and ended on Thursday, March 2 at the Diamond Edge Academy and the fieldhouse. Tryouts, which alternated between before school and after school, included different drills depending on each player's position. "In...

Boys varsity tennis looks to avenge last season’s state loss

Boys varsity tennis looks to avenge last season’s state loss

Kabir Sawlani, Contributor
March 2
Filed under Boys' Tennis, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

The varsity boys tennis team will kick off the season in Chattanooga, Tenn. on March 24 at the Deco Turf Team Championships. The team had their four-peat broken last season as they took runner-up to New Trier High School. “[We have] the same goal as every year, we win the state championship, or...

Girls rugby’s grand entrance

Girls rugby’s grand entrance

Stephanie Rakos & Skylar Smith, Contributors
March 2
Filed under Rugby, Sports, Spring

The new girl’s rugby team, created by juniors, Ellie Margason and Sophia Karris, and senior, Allison Heil, has had a strong start with the players learning the game quickly, with help from coaches and returning players from the boy’s rugby team. Both teams are not registered sports here at the school nor are ...

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