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Girls’ Varsity Basketball Loses in Close Season Opener

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Loses in Close Season Opener

Zoya Anjarwala, Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief, and Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m., the girls’ varsity basketball team took on St. Francis High School. The home game marked the beginning of the season. Central lost in the close game with a score of 34-36. “For this being our first game and only having five returners, we performed well,” said Kendall Butl...

Students face off Hinsdale South in Special Olympics basketball game

Students face off Hinsdale South in Special Olympics basketball game

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

November 8, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Central hosted the Special Olympics basketball game in the field house against Hinsdale South. Although Central lost 16-32, students with special needs received encouragement from a cheering crowd of parents, students and staff. Colin Baar, sophomore, scored a basket and brough...

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...

Boys Basketball’s season ends with loss to Geneva

Boys Basketball’s season ends with loss to Geneva

Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019

The Boys Basketball season ended with a loss in the IHSA playoff tournament. They beat Metea Valley in the first round, but ultimately fell short to the number one seed Geneva in the regional semifinals. They played Metea Valley on Tuesday, Feb. 25, with the Geneva game on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Both games took pl...

Boys Basketball team falls short against rival LT

Boys Basketball team falls short against rival LT

Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 8, the boy's basketball team faced off against rival Lyons Township at home. The boys lost 78-67. The game started out close, with only a two-point LT lead at the end of the first quarter. The lead was then stretched to 5 at the end of the first half. Central then surged late in the fo...

Girls and boys basketball face OPRF

Girls and boys basketball face OPRF

Leah Stevens, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

On Friday, Jan. 25, the boys and girls varsity basketball teams faced off against Oak Park-River Forest. The boys played at home in the main gym at 7 p.m. and came up short with a final score of 56-42, while the girls played their game away and lost 26-61. “I thought we did a good job of moving t...

Captains lead Central

Captains lead Central

Lainey Harvey, Contributor

December 17, 2018

As the timer counts down to game start, the Girls Basketball Team gets in a huddle, hands around each other. Tina Rivera and Maddie Bokich have excited and determined looks on their faces as they both yell their pre-game speeches to the team over the loud music, playing in the gym. The team claps, lik...

Girl’s basketball played first conference game

Girl’s basketball played first conference game

Rachel Wagner, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

The Girls Basketball Team kicked off the first conference game of the season against the York Community High School Dukes on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. in Central’s main gym. Central played tough but fell short to the Dukes 49-22 at the end of the game because of the opposing team’s heavy defensive...

The road to varsity

The road to varsity

Genevieve Haarlow, Contributor

March 1, 2018

As the winter season draws to a close, the sophomore basketball team has prepared itself to become varsity hopefuls. "[The most important part of preparing for varsity] is understanding how hard they need to practice all the time in order to be successful,” said Coach Ed Lynch, the sophomore baske...

Boys basketball defeats DGN on Senior Night

Boys basketball defeats DGN on Senior Night

Ali Ardehali and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

The boys basketball team defeated conference rival Downers Grove North with a score of 59-57 on Friday, Feb. 16 at home in the main gym. It was Senior Night for the boys basketball team, the poms team, and the cheerleaders. The win put Central at a record of 8-16, while moving up to 4-7 in conference play. After a lo...

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