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Captains lead Central

Sister Tina & Maria Rivera play defense during a varsity game.

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

Madeline Bokich, senior, passes to her teammate Anna Howell, junior, during the game against York.

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

Sophomore Phillip Borhani guards against York in a tight game.

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

On Friday, Feb. 16, the boys varsity basketball team played against Downers Grove North. It was also Senior Night, a night where senior basketball players, pommers, and cheerleaders are honored because it was the last home game.

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...

Varsity basketball teams host rival Lyons Township

On Friday, Feb. 2, the boys and girls varsity basketball teams played against Lyons Township in the main gym. The games drew large crowds from both schools.

Ali Ardehali and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018

The varsity basketball teams, both boys and girls, hosted their main rival Lyons Township High School on Friday, Feb. 2, in the main gym. The girls lost their game by a score of 52-30, while the boys pulled out a 52-46 win. The Red Devils' fans came in all-white for the occasion, while the Lyons Township...

Boys basketball takes on York

The boys basketball team stands for the National Anthem at home prior to the tip-off against York on Friday, Jan. 12.

Kabir Sawlani and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2018

The boys basketball team took on York High School on Friday, Jan. 12 at home. The team lost 53-49 in a hard-fought game. The Red Devils had a rough first quarter as they scored only one field goal, falling behind York with a score of 8-3 after the first quarter. The team improved in the second qu...

Girls basketball team prepares to take on LT

Last year the Red Devils had many talented senior players, who have since gone off to college. With this loss, the new senior players have stepped up.

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

December 13, 2017

The girls basketball team is playing against rival Lyons Township High School on Friday, Dec. 15 in La Grange. The team's record going into the game is 3-6, while Lyons Township's is 6-2. Lyons Township is riding a three-game win streak and is in third place in the West Suburban - Silver League Conf...

Special Olympics takes on Park Junior High

The Special Olympics basketball team played Park Junior High on Monday, Dec. 4.

Lauren Wols, Ali Ardehali, Sports Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2017

On Monday, Dec. 5, the  Special Olympics Basketball Team hosted a game against the Park Junior High School Mighty Patriots in the Field House. The game resulted in a win for the Mighty Patriots by a score of 54-14. Every member of the Red Devil team got a chance to play, some with assistance from t...

Boys basketball team takes on District 86 rival

Matt Rush, junior, stares down the hoop before shooting over a Hinsdale South defender.

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

December 5, 2017

The boys basketball team traveled to Hinsdale South on Friday, Dec. 1 and lost 60-44. The game, for the most part, was closer than the final 16 point deficit. The team got off to a solid start and was leading for a large part of the first half. Through half time, the Devils were leading 24-21, a...

Boys’ Basketball loses back to back games on the road

Jack Hoiberg, senior, attempts a layup in the first matchup against Glebard this season on Jan. 6 in the Hinsdale Central main gym.

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

February 15, 2017

The Boys' Basketball team lost two close games, first losing at Glenbard West 68-63 on Friday, Feb. 10, then losing at York, 47-46 on Saturday, Feb. 11. The games are Central's first conference losses of the season, meaning they will need to win their two upcoming games in order to win conference. In...

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