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A strong core from last season’s 16-11 Central girls’ basketball team returns to the court this season, and the Raiders will look to improve on last year’s first-round playoff exit this time around. Central head coach Gary Lembcke said there have been positive signs from the team in early practices and during the offseason. “Our […]

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With only two seniors on the roster, expectations for the Central cross country team may have been tempered by youth this fall. But the hardworking Raiders made the 2012 season one to remember, with sophomore Alex Wischnack capturing the individual Minnesota River Conference title and qualifying in the state meet along with seventh grader Judy […]

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With a large portion of games played in the strong Minnesota River Conference, winning seasons have traditionally been hard to come by for the Central volleyball team. In fact, aside from a 15-9 record in 2010 and a 16-12-2 mark in 2008, the Raiders have not posted a winning record over the course of a […]

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While the Central football team went just 2-8 this season, steady improvement that culminated in an upset playoff win over Watertown-Mayer most likely left Raider fans feeling better about the 2012 campaign than the final record might suggest. “This year we were in kind of a unique situation where we were replacing 10 starters on […]

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For the first time ever, Central High School was represented by both a male and female runner at the state cross country meet this year. Judy Larson, a seventh grader, and sophomore Alex Wischnack competed at St. Olaf College in Northfield on Saturday, Nov. 3, and both finished in or near the top third of […]

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A pair of Central cross country runners made school history at the section meet at Battle Creek Park in Maplewood last Thursday, Oct. 25. For the first time, a member of the boys’ team and girls’ team will represent the school at the state cross country meet in the same year. Sophomore Alex Wischnack, who […]

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