Sports

Mon
27
Jan

Boys have good week

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Central had three games last week, winning two and losing one.  The week started with a game against the Central City Wildcats January 20. Central City used a sagging man defense to hold off the Warriors in a non-conference game on a night with blizzard like conditions outside, and cold shooting on the inside.

Mon
20
Jan

Central girls split two games

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Despite the weather last week, the Central girls were able to get two games in.  

Mon
13
Jan

Two exciting games for Central girls


Lexi Funk makes a free throw, as the Warriors play a nail-biter against Marquette. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Mon
06
Jan

Central boys fall to C-R


Photo by Bev Hamann Central’s Ben Tschirgi, right, plays tight defense in a game against the Clayton-Ridge Eagles.

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Thu
19
Dec

Central girls lose close game

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Mon
16
Dec

Central boys get first win of season


Central’s Isaiah Hopp gets into defensive mode in a game against Postville.

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

After two losses last week, the Central Warriors scored their first victory of the season, bringing their record to 1-4. 

Mon
09
Dec

Central boys begin season


It’s a mad scramble for the ball in a game between Central and MFL MarMac. The Bulldogs won by a score of 75-38. This was the season-opener for the Warriors. Photos by Bev Hamann

 

 By Pat McTaggart

 

The Central boys’ basketball team began its season December 6 with a game against MFL MarMac. Central started out well, being down by only three points six minutes in when MFL exploded with an 18-2 run that left the Warriors trailing 38-19 at the half.  Central lost the game with a score of 75-38.

Mon
09
Dec

Central girls drop two games

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ basketball team met MFL MarMac and Maquoketa Valley last week, losing both games.  In the MFL match-up, Central fell behind 13-4 at the end of the first quarter and trailed 24-11 at the half.  MFL MarMac led 34-21 with a quarter to go and ended up winning the game with a score of 50-28.

Mon
02
Dec

Central girls lose to Oelwein


Central’s Kinsey Juergens, right, and an Oelwein opponent tie up the ball.

 

By Pat McTaggaret

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls met Oelwein November 26, losing the basketball game by a score of 43-30.  Oelwein took a 15-4 lead in the first quarter and extended the lead to 29-9 at the half. The third quarter ended with Oelwein leading 41-16. Central fought back in the fourth quarter, but ended up losing the game with a score of 43-30.

Mon
25
Nov

Central girls win basketball opener


Central’s Kiana Stender lets the ball go for a three-pointer at recent basketball jamboree.

The Central girls’ varsity basketball team came out on top Friday as it played its opening season game against East Buchanan. Central led 13-12 at the end of a close first quarter but fell behind 26-19 at the half. The Warriors still trailed 33-29 with a quarter to go. In fourth quarter action, Central outscored East Buchanan 15-6, taking home the 44-39 victory.

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