Sports

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.

Mon
18
Nov

Central cross-country celebrates successful season


Members of the cross-country team are, front row left to right: Sumner Smith, Jacob Jansen, Megan Nemechek, Zhibek Kamalbek, Megan Rochleau, Peyton Alexie and Blake Rochleau; middle row left to right: Tom Shirbroun, Ashley Funk, Anna Tuecke, Grace Rodman, Carissa Moyna, Katja Graner, Hannah Kuehl and Josie Fettkether; and back row: Trevor Moser, Jacob Hauber, Marcus Siegwarth, Coach Mark Bauder, Sandi Anderson, Kiana Stender, Gabrielle Berns, Emily Asche, Haley Schroeder, volunteer assistant Cera Bauder, Torre Curran, Hunter Bries and Travis Prier.

The Central cross-country season was another successful one on both the boys and girls side of things. The boys ended their season with a tremendous team effort at the district meet where they finished 5th amongst numerous state rated teams.

Mon
04
Nov

Girls take third at state


Pictured with their third-place state cross-county trophy are, from left: Hannah Kuehl, Ashley Funk, Haley Schroeder, Gabrielle Berns, Kiana Stender, Carissa Moyna and Emily Asche. Alternates, not shown, were Megan Nemechek and Anna Tuecke. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Mon
28
Oct

Central girls place first at district meet


Members of Central’s district champion cross country team are, from left, Ashley Funk, Hannah Kuehl, Emily Asche, Haley Schroeder, Gabbie Berns, Kiana Stender, and Carissa Moyna.

 

The Central girls’ cross country team took first place at the District Meet on October 24 at Jesup. A total of 20 full teams and 139 runners participated.  On the boys’ side, Central finished fifth with 21 full teams and 129 runners in the event.

Mon
21
Oct

Another strong conference showing for cross-country teams


Haley Schroeder, shown at the front of the pack in the left photo, finished second at the UIC conference meet. Ashley Funk, on the left in the right photo, finished fourth. The girls placed first overall and the boys took third.

By Pat McTaggart, Freelance Writer

The Central girls’ cross-country team finished first in a field of eight teams at the UIC Conference meet in Luana October 17.  Medalists were Haley Schroeder, 2nd (15:18), Ashley Funk, 4th (15:46) and Gabrielle Berns, 14th (16:19). Emily Ashce was 16th (16:29), Kiana Stender, 17th (16:31), Hannah Kuehl, 19th (16:52) and Carissa Moyna was 20th (16:56).  A total of 53 runners participated.

Central boys placed third of 10 teams with 62 runners participating. Jacob Jansen placed 7th (18:02), Trevor Moser, 11th (18:42) and Travis Prier was 14th (18:49). All were medalists. Peyton Alexie finished 18th (18:55), Torre Curran, 28th (19:30), Jacob Hauber, 30th (19:33) and Hunter Bries was 33rd (19:55).

The junior varsity girls placed second out of three teams with 33 runners participating. Anna Tuecke finished 1st (17:46), Megan Nemechek, 2nd (17:51) and Megan Rochleau was 5th (18:02). Those three girls won ribbons. Katja Graner was 18th (20:29), Grace Rodman, 20th (20:42), Sandi Anderson, 26th (22:15), Josie Fettkether, 32nd (27:54) and Zhibek Kamalbek finished 33rd (29:30).

There were 20 runners in the boys’ event with all four Central runners winning ribbons. Blake Rochleau finished 1st (20:19), Sumner Smith, 5th (20:45), Tom Shirbroun, 10th (23:02) and Marcus Siegwarth was 11th (24:34).

The Central girls’ junior high team took first place in a field of six teams and 61 runners. Ciera Deitchler was 3rd, Deserai Weber, 9th, Ellie Kuehl, 10th, Trista Curran, 13th and Cassie Larson was 14th. All won ribbons. Lizzie Gifford finished 21st.

There were 45 runners and six teams in the boys’ event. Central finished 5th overall with ribbon winner Levi Tuecke also finishing 5th.  Andrey Shirbroun was 27th, Max Wingert, 30th Austin Sylvester, 35th and Andy Seeland was 43rd.

“Every race was an exciting one for Central at conference this year,” Coach Mark Bauder said. “Central fans had something to cheer for in every race, from waiting for official scores for the varsity girls’ championship finish to the boys’ varsity battling for the top three spots through nearly the whole race to crowning JV individual champions in both of the JV races to winning the JH girls team championship.”

 

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