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Winter sports season set to begin

Winter sports season set to begin

Kabir Sawlani, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter

The fall sports season has concluded with the Fall Recognition Assembly on Monday, Nov. 13, and all winter sports are beginning their seasons. The basketball, bowling, girls gymnastics, boys swim and dive, wrestling, and track seasons are all kicking off. Basketball tryouts occurred on Monday, Oct. 30...

Central completes successful fall sports season

Central completes successful fall sports season

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The school recently completed a successful fall sports season, in which four teams finished in the top four of State competitions. Before fans move on to cheering for winter sports teams, below is a list of some of the school's best fall sports moments to appreciate, in no particular order. Footba...

Boys bowling team looks to future success after high tournament finish

Boys bowling team looks to future success after high tournament finish

Ali Ardehali and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2017


Filed under Bowling, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

The bowling team began their season by placing second in the bronze division at the Plainfield North Baker Invite on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Brunswick Zone-Woodridge. The result replicated that of last year's in the same tournament, in which the team placed second as well. Since the competition was termed a "baker invite,"...

Boys and girls cross country team concludes season at State

Boys and girls cross country team concludes season at State

Kabir Sawlani, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Sports

Both the boys and girls cross country team competed in the State Finals on Saturday, Nov. 4. The boys finished fourth overall and the girls placed tenth overall. The race for the State title was a three-mile run at Detweiller Park in Peoria on a cloudy, 50 degrees-Fahrenheit autumn day. Central...

Football team wins first playoff game since 2014

Football team wins first playoff game since 2014

Kabir Sawlani, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports, Top Stories

The football team defeated #22 Stevenson High School by a score of 33-21 on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Dickinson Field for their first game of the playoff series. This was the team's first playoff win since defeating Benet Academy 28-11 on Saturday, November 1, 2014. The Red Devils, #11, put points ...

Cross country teams place top three at Sectionals

Cross country teams place top three at Sectionals

Leah Stevens, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Top Stories

On Saturday, Oct. 29 at Katherine Legge Memorial Park, both the boys and girls varsity cross country teams ran at Sectionals. The boys team placed third, while the girls team tied for second at the race. “Sectionals is the qualifier for state,” said Mr. Mark McCabe, coach. “It was a three mile ra...

Boys and girls golf finish top three in state

Boys and girls golf finish top three in state

Ali Ardehali, Section Editor and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2017


Filed under Fall, Golf, Sports, Top Stories

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the boys and girls golf teams both had top three finishes in the State Finals. The girls team finished third in their hunt for State at Hickory Point Golf Club in Decatur, Ill. The boys finished first at The Den at Fox Creek Golf Course in Bloomington, Ill. Although both teams a...

Football team ends regular season on a high note

Football team ends regular season on a high note

Kabir Sawlani, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports, Top Stories

The boys varsity football team cruised to victory in their final game of the regular season at Hinsdale South on Friday, Oct. 20 by a score of 42-7. A home playoff game was on the line for the Red Devils, so they needed a win to guarantee it. Though the margin of victory seems substantial, the Red Dev...

Girls varsity tennis takes third at State

Girls varsity tennis takes third at State

Leah Stevens, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall, Girls' Tennis, Sports, Top Stories

On Saturday Oct. 21 at Buffalo Grove High School, the girls varsity tennis team placed third in the state. State compiles all of the best players from a state into several meets. The girls are in the 1A and 2A divisions, which depends on location. Due to the competition's magnitude, the girls have a couple traditions before they go pl...

Football team defeats LT in narrow win

Football team defeats LT in narrow win

Kabir Sawlani, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor; Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, and Amani Myran & Rahma Rafiq, Contributors

October 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports, Top Stories

The varsity football team won the annual rivalry matchup against Lyons Township 21-20 on Friday, Oct. 13 on Dickinson Field. The team had to replace another significant player after losing the starting quarterback, Matt Rush, for the game; starting center Joe Monahan, junior, had a case of verti...

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