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Girls’ water polo starts season

Girls’ water polo starts season

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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 ...

Niko Ivanisevic wraps up his wrestling career

Niko Ivanisevic wraps up his wrestling career

Ali Ardelahi, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter, Wrestling

Niko Ivanisevic, senior, will play football at Princeton over the next few years, but, as of now, the end of his long competitive wrestling career has arrived. Ivanisevic finished second at state on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the University of Illinois. Although his goal was to win, he was still satisfied with...

Little four meet kicks off track and field season

Little four meet kicks off track and field season

Emmett Grundberg, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track & Field

On Feb. 11, Boys’ Track and Field faced off against Downers North, Downers South and Oak Lawn at the annual Little Four track meet to kick off the indoor season. The Red Devils won the meet on the Frosh/Soph and Varsity levels. Little Four is traditionally the first meet of the season for Boys’ ...

Boys’ Basketball loses back to back games on the road

Boys’ Basketball loses back to back games on the road

Ali Ardehali, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

The Boys' Basketball team lost two close games, first losing at Glenbard West 68-63 on Friday, Feb. 10, then losing at York, 47-46 on Saturday, Feb. 11. The games are Central's first conference losses of the season, meaning they will need to win their two upcoming games in order to win conference. In...

Wrestlers dominate on Senior Night

Wrestlers dominate on Senior Night

Emmett Grundberg and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Video, Winter, Wrestling

On Jan. 26, the Red Devil wrestlers closed out their regular season with a 52-6 victory over York on senior night. The night began with the freshmen and JV wrestlers competing, followed by a recognition ceremony for each graduating senior that included pictures and remembering some of each wrestler...

Athletes commit to their colleges on National Signing Day

Athletes commit to their colleges on National Signing Day

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Feb. 1, 12 senior athletes participated in National Signing Day for their respective sports. The event was held in conference room 124 and attended by the athletes, parents and friends. The signature of the athletes confirms their commitment to attend and play for that college next year. The seniors included: ...

Boys’ Basketball beats Lyons Township

Boys’ Basketball beats Lyons Township

Ali Ardehali, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

The Boys' Basketball team beat rival Lyons Township 60-59 in the main gym on Friday, Feb. 3. This is the second time that Central beat Lyons Township, after beating them 52-47 earlier this season. This win now has Central on a five game winning streak, moving their record up to 13-7, while their co...

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