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Girls’ softball starts strong

Girls’ softball starts strong

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 17, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

A month into their season, Girls’ Varsity Softball is going strong with a winning record of 4-3. The team is constantly improving, and the players are focused on making their name known among opponents. ¨So far the season has gone pretty well, but we are definitely still getting a feel for ...

Boys’ Baseball begins season 5-1

Boys’ Baseball begins season 5-1

Ali Ardehali, Everett Eck, Copy Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 13, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring

Hinsdale Central's Boys' baseball team started the season 5-1 after losing their first game on Saturday, April 8 when they traveled to Wheaton North. Central has now matched last year's 5-1 start as they hope to continue their success throughout the rest of the season. Despite a 5-1 start, Central has...

Girls’ track places fifth at Conference

Girls’ track places fifth at Conference

Shannon Ging and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track & Field

On March 17, Girls’ Track and Field competed at the West Suburban Conference invite hosted at York High School. This meet marks the middle of the season and one of the last indoor meets for the team, as after spring break the meets are held outdoors. “The season has been going really well. The ...

The rules of Rugby

The rules of Rugby

Ali Ardelahi, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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 ...

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