Injuries can be prevented, but how they are treated evolves constantly

Alec Rome, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

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A snap or a pop can be a nightmarish sound for an athlete hoping to compete at a high level on his or her field of play. One injury can ruin a game or a whole season, depending on the severity. In hopes of preventing this, Central...

Ezekiel Elliot Suspension

Vasili Sgourakis, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under opinion, sports, Uncategorized

Unlike other commissioners, Roger Goodell acts many times as the judge, jury, and executioner when determining consequences for player misconduct within the league. From Josh Gordon of the Browns and his issues with marijuana...

Cross-country teams switch places, cause role reversal at districts

Anne Gallagher, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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Cross-country is known to be a mental sport, with a reputation for crazy athletes who puke a lot. The teams at Central and their skill sets have varied widely in the past few years. For state on October 20th, Head boys coach,...

Despite season, coaches remain hopeful

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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Last month, the football team finished one of the worst years in school history, sporting an 0-9 record with the average margin of defeat at 34.77 points. First year head coach Lance Griffin, who took over for Jay Ball, had a...

Former Central graduate selected to fill football coach’s role

Maddie Grabow, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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Former Head Football Coach Jay Ball announced early retirement from OPS in November of 2016. Ball led the Eagles to many victories during his time at Central with a “67-48 record and eight playoff appearances, and took them...

Central football fights trend with new, methods, equipment

Mac O'Brien, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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This year, Central’s football team has bucked the trend of declining participation rates, seeing a significant resurgence, likely due to new techniques and equipment. According to Luke Dillon, since he began working as the athletic...

Freshman Star Runner

Jackson Godwin, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

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Cross Country is a not a sport for everyone, but merely for someone with a passion for running. Joe Craig, a freshman runner on the cross country team, enjoys the high school level competition, "it pushes my limits and gets me...

Unexpected Start for Huskers

Jackson Godwin, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

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Each year the first games for Nebraska football are what bring the largest group of crowds. What helps continue to entice the fans is continuing to win games. Although on average Nebraska is usually undefeated going into the fourth...

Autumn athlete exceeds in golf

Simone Davis, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

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Every year, a handful of exchange students from all over the world come to Central. The students try to become as involved as possible so that they can experience as much as the school has to offer, and with a school as big as...

Senior Reflects on Years on Cross Country Team

Emily Engel, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017

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Central's girls' cross-country team is currently ranked eighth in the state, but for senior Madeline Riddell, the sport is about more than just competing.  "I like cross country we really have a close team aspect." Riddell said "I have a lot of close relationships on the team."  Even be...

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