Football Season Shows Improvement, Hope For Future

Ari Saltzman, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

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A year ago at this time, the prospects for the Central Football Program were not good. They were coming off of an 0-9 season and did not have a head coach. 12 months later, prospects have changed. The Eagles found a head coach...

Omaha United rugby team numbers dwindle

Mac O'Brien, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

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Rugby in the United States is on the rise, with participation rates and popularity steadily growing. But for Omaha United, Central’s combined rugby team, this national trend has not translated into growth. According to social...

Senior rock-climber excels in an uncommon sport

Anne Gallagher, Executive Editor

November 16, 2018

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Michael Pavel is a senior who has been perfecting his rock-climbing skill for the past three and a half years. He travels cross-country to compete at competitions and has devoted much of his life to the sport. Since the opening...

Laura Timmins: Varsity Volleyball

Simon Bullerdick, staff Writer

November 14, 2018

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Central High Volleyball, a way overlooked sport, played by one of the most underrated teams lead by coach Thorn is something that shouldn’t just be pushed to the side. With a season consisting of 36 plus games and 4 tournaments...

Junior Cassandra Willey shows dedication to an unusual sport

Emma Whaley, Executive Editor

November 13, 2018

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Most teenage girls run track or play volleyball to stay fit. Maybe some have gym memberships for a more intense workout. But, for junior Cassandra Willey, these activities are just too mundane.   Cassandra rock climbs at Approach Climbing Gym. She’s been climbing since last summer and goes two or three times a...

Unified bowling team promotes partnerships among students

Olivia Gilbreath, staff writer

November 6, 2018

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Unified Bowling is a sport that was introduced to Central just last year, in the fall of 2017. It allows students who are part of the ACP educational system to participate in a school sport. Luke Dillon, Athletic Director is responsible...

Coaches salary determined by hours, experience, bias

Anne Gallagher, Executive Editor

October 2, 2018

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Central has included sports in its “tradition of excellence” ever since its creation in 1859. In order to carry out these high school sports, dedicated staff members who are willing to spend their time on student athletes...

Top 5 Outdoor Activities in Omaha

Molly Huibregtse, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

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Wildlife Safari Park At the Wildlife Safari Park, people can drive and/or hike through the park while observing animals in a more natural environment compared to the zoo. The fresh air and beautiful nature add an extr...

Football Team Balances Safety Restrictions with Effective Practice

Mac O'Brien, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

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As coach and teacher Jay Landstrom begins his first year as head football coach, he hopes to improve the team while maintaining the safety of players during practices. Landstrom has been at Central for twelve years, teaching social...

“Pallavolo” Across Oceans

Rozlyn Olson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

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Working in a team setting with other people is arduous. Sometimes it is difficult to get along, and with the diversity of opinions it can be difficult to get things done. Playing on a sports team is even more demanding, physically,...

Croatian Pride Shines Bright During Worlc Cup

Simon Bullerdick, staff writer

September 25, 2018

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Croatian pride shined bright throughout Omaha during their improbable run in the World Cup over the summer. Croatia has only been an independent country since 1996. They placed third in there very first World Cup appearance in...

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