Girls’ tennis dominates state again

Girls’ tennis dominates state again

Brianna Ary and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
November 3, 2014 • 473 views
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Not many teams have 15 state championships and 21 straight conference titles on their resume, but Central’s girls' tennis team is an exception. Girls' tennis took home another state title on Oct. 25 after playing an intense three day tournament. “The state experience runs the gamut of emotions,”... Read more »

Boys’ and girls’ golf teams rejoice after state victories

Boys’ and girls’ golf teams rejoice after state victories

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
October 28, 2014 • 474 views
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Two more varsity sports seasons have clinched victories at state, with both the girls’ and boys’ teams winning the championship. Both teams played well during the season and the championships. The boys’ team won its third title in a row with great outings by their leading players, sophomore... Read more »

Devils’ versatility helps to open Hartman’s playbook

Devils’ versatility helps to open Hartman’s playbook

Liam Jones and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 26, 2014 • 403 views
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First year football head coach Dan Hartman has pulled quite a few tricks from his sleeve in recent weeks. Against OPRF, Hartman and the Devils successfully converted an onside kick as well as a fake punt. This unorthodox and risky play calling is something fans haven’t seen on Dickinson Field in... Read more »

Girls’ volleyball stays positive despite loss to LT

Girls’ volleyball stays positive despite loss to LT

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
October 23, 2014 • 187 views
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Despite a difficult loss to rival Lyons Township on Oct. 7, the girls’ varsity volleyball team is still angling for a strong finish at conference. The team lost in two matches to LT, although they were backed by an incredibly loud crowd. The large turnout was very exciting for the team and gave... Read more »

Driving for the finish line: boys’ golf looks ahead to the remainder of the season

Driving for the finish line: boys’ golf looks ahead to the remainder of the season

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
October 7, 2014 • 388 views
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The boys’ varsity golf team has started the 2014 season with an undefeated record in matches against a number of the best teams in state. Powered by a strong top four of senior Brian Dolehide, juniors Drew Shepherd and Kenneth Li, and sophomore Brendan O’Reilly, the team is off to a great start... Read more »

Girls’ swimming generates waves of excitement

Girls’ swimming generates waves of excitement

Bryte Bu and Christi Carras, Editor
October 7, 2014 • 432 views
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The distant smell of chlorine looms in the lunch hallway. The pool itself is filled with waves created by each swimmer’s stroke. The coaches pace up and down the pool deck, making sure every swimmer has correct form. The training is not without difficulty, but the determination is undeniable. These... Read more »

Come sail away

Come sail away

Liam Jones and Sanjana Srinivasan, Editor
October 2, 2014 • 249 views
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When Delaney Mahon, senior, mentions that she is part of the sailing club, most people respond in a surprising manner, saying “we have a sailing team?” While most people are unaware, Hinsdale Central does in fact have a sailing club. The Red Devils, along with Walter... Read more »

Mr. Hartman makes a splash as new head football coach

Mr. Hartman makes a splash as new head football coach

Brianna Ary and Christi Carras, Editor
September 28, 2014 • 340 views
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The student body cheers from the sidelines as Central runs in one more touchdown. The score is 42-14 against Proviso West. The whistle blows, signaling the end of the game and yet another win in the pocket of the football team and new Head Coach Dan Hartman. Hartman’s impact at Central hasn’t... Read more »

“Slow and steady” wins in girls’ tennis

“Slow and steady” wins in girls’ tennis

Andrew Coyner and Christi Carras, Editor
September 24, 2014 • 426 views
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The girls’ varsity tennis team, the second place finisher in 2012 and the state champion in 2013, is gunning for a repeat this year with an experienced group of sophomores, juniors, and seniors. A difficult schedule to start the season along with the absence of some of the team’s top players led... Read more »

Boys’ soccer expects nothing short of State Championship

Boys’ soccer expects nothing short of State Championship

Michael Claussen and Christi Carras, Editor
September 17, 2014 • 289 views
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The boys’ soccer team has only one expectation for this season: winning the State Championship. In the 2013 season, the Red Devils accomplished an undefeated regular season, but were bested by Lyons Township in the state playoffs. Senior captain Evan Floersch and the rest of the varsity team still... Read more »