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New athletic theme plays key role in fall sports

New athletic theme plays key role in fall sports

Kara Pearson, Contributor

October 18, 2019

Football players practicing in full gear through 100-degree heat, basketball players doing burpees until their legs give out, and hockey players never giving up if there's no time left to even tie the game. All of these are examples of grit. Grit is the new theme this year for the athletic program at ...

Preseason conditions skills and friendships

Preseason conditions skills and friendships

Maryam Naveed, Contributor

October 18, 2019

Whistles blowing, balls bouncing and girls yelling plays. It’s girls’ basketball preseason and the team is gearing up for the Nov. 4 season start. With something happening almost every day of the week, from weight training to open gym, the girls say there is no time wasted during this warm-up to the r...

Girls’ swim and dive team takes home win against LT

Girls’ swim and dive team takes home win against LT

Natalia Berti, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 13, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m., the girls’ varsity swim team faced off against Lyons Township at LT’s South Campus. The team won the meet with a score of 108-78. Parents and students cheered from the bleachers, heightening the energy between rivals LT and Central. “We had so many amazing swims...

Central hosts “Volley For A Cure” fundraiser

Central hosts “Volley For A Cure” fundraiser

Sophie Burns, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 10, 2019

Hinsdale Central hosted its annual “Volley For A Cure” fundraiser that supports Saint Jude’s Hospital in conjunction with Hinsdale South on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. Although Central lost the game, the fundraiser was a success. The fundraiser takes place during Central’s game against South, and its location...

How concussions have seized hold of football

How concussions have seized hold of football

Avery Levine, Contributor

October 10, 2019

While much excitement has surrounded the Red Devils' undefeated record, there also lingers concerns about concussions.    Concussions have been an issue dating back decades ago, but levels of concussions have proliferated in the last few years, especially in sports like footbal...

Hockey prepares for upcoming season by making most of preseason

Hockey prepares for upcoming season by making most of preseason

Elena Wilson, Contributor

October 8, 2019

With preseason in full swing, the Hockey Club is gearing up for the upcoming season. Through team-building activities and thorough practices, the club is strengthening their community within the team and showing their love for the game. “To me, hockey is more than a game, it’s a reallife experie...

Red Devils football looks to continue undefeated record

Red Devils football looks to continue undefeated record

Ricky Sahgal, Contributor

October 8, 2019

The football team is looking to go out and make a statement for this football season. The Red Devils are 6-0 and are playing with a different sense of urgency this year from years prior. One of the huge reasons for this strong start with the Red Devils is the mindset that the team has for this year. ...

Students ponder whether playing multiple sports is worth the added stress

Students ponder whether playing multiple sports is worth the added stress

Jack Huber, Contributor

October 8, 2019

It is reported that high school athletes have to deal with a lot of stress when playing their sport and attending classes. However, some argue that multi-sport athletes could experience less stress than other students.   Central students tend to partake in several activities, many of...

Devils’ soccer eyes state run as halfway mark of season approaches

Devils’ soccer eyes state run as halfway mark of season approaches

Michael Gentleman, Contributor

October 3, 2019

Varsity soccer has shown a continually growing confidence even after recent losses to some of the state's top teams as well as a loss to the ever present rival LT.  After starting the season hot at 4-1, the Devils dropped 4 of 5 en route to a now 5-5-1 record near midway throughout the seaso...

Students sort through the aftermath of getting cut from sports

Students sort through the aftermath of getting cut from sports

Sophie Eberspecher, Contributor

October 3, 2019

With fall sport tryouts happening in August, some students walked away cut from a sport they love. The competitive nature of the athletic program means there are certainly cuts across all sports. But the aftermath for these students leaves them choosing a path of deciding whether to try out ...

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