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Rugby club revives the sport for girls

Sophia Karris (with ball) plays rough in a match against an opposing team.

Ali Ardehali and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018

After rugby left the school this past year, many students have made it their goal to find a way to bring the sport back. A group led by current Captain Sophia Karris, senior, helped merge the Hinsdale Central Rugby Team with the West Suburban Bulls High School Rugby Club. When it was announced...

The rules of Rugby

Last year, the Boys' Rugby team were state champions, and this year the Girls' will aim for the same title.

Ali Ardelahi, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2017

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 rugby kicks off their second season

The Boys' Rugby team were state champions in 2016 and hope to reclaim their title this season.

Emmett Grundberg, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Shannon Ging, Sports Editor

March 12, 2017

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 rugby’s grand entrance

Girls rugby officially began practices and has its first game set for April 9.

Stephanie Rakos & Skylar Smith, Contributors

March 2, 2017

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 ...

Girls’ Rugby to begin first season

The first season for girls' rugby will begin this spring.

Ali Ardehali, Shannon Ging, Sports Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2017

The Girls' Rugby team  will begin their first season as Red Devils this upcoming spring. The team had its first practice on Jan. 18. Mr. Lance Houia, the rugby coach who helped the boys' team win state one year ago, is looking for similar success from the girls. "[The girls] will win state. It'...

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