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The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

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The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

Kate Ryan

Kate Ryan, Sports Reporter

Kate is a junior and a first-year sports reporter. She plays volleyball for FHC and she likes to hang out with friends in her free time.

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Boys varsity lacrosse wins 19-3 and advances to State Finals

Boys varsity lacrosse wins 19-3 and advances to State Finals

June 9, 2018

In the MHSAA State semifinals the Rangers took on Orchard Lake St. Mary’s in Lansing. The Rangers came out on top easily to win 19-3. The team’s aggressive offense and scrappy defense out shined...

Ranger lacrosse destroys Dewitt 26-7

Ranger lacrosse destroys Dewitt 26-7

June 4, 2018

This past Friday, the FHC boys lacrosse team played Dewitt High School for the state quarterfinals game and achieved the 26-7 win with hard work and training. The Ranger starters only played for the first...

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Vicksburg 25-12

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Vicksburg 25-12

May 30, 2018

Last night the FHC boys varsity lacrosse team took another win 25-12 against Vicksburg High School. Prior to the game the opposing team had a brief ceremony to honor a recently deceased player from their...

Boys varsity golf takes second in the conference

Boys varsity golf takes second in the conference

May 30, 2018

Last Thursday the FHC boys golf team competed against multiple opponents in its conference championship match at Boulder Creek Golf Course. The team came in second place overall with a total score of...

Boys varsity golf takes third at Invitational

Boys varsity golf takes third at Invitational

May 22, 2018

On Monday the FHC boys golf team attended a jamboree at Muskegon Country Club, home of the Mona Shores Sailors. The Rangers were able to shoot low and earn third place.  Senior captain Mike Battiste...

Boys varsity lacrosse beats Battle Creek Pennfield 21-2

Boys varsity lacrosse beats Battle Creek Pennfield 21-2

May 22, 2018

Over the weekend the boys varsity lacrosse team took on a new opponent, Battle Creek Pennfield, where the Rangers dominated the game to win 21-2. Some key players and scorers for the offense were sophomore...

Boys varsity lacrosse loses heartbreaker to DCC 19-18 in double overtime

Boys varsity lacrosse loses heartbreaker to DCC 19-18 in double overtime

May 18, 2018

Last night the Ranger varsity lacrosse team played arguably the most entertaining and close game of the season so far. Unfortunately the team lost to Detroit Catholic Central 19-18 in double overtime....

Boys varsity lacrosse continues success with 23-5 win over West Ottawa

Boys varsity lacrosse continues success with 23-5 win over West Ottawa

May 17, 2018

Tuesday night the Ranger varsity lacrosse team exerted total dominance over West Ottawa High School, beating them  23-5. Both junior Jack Nolan and senior Jacob Demeter played exceptionally in goal and...

Varsity boys lacrosse defeats Saint Viator 16-8

Varsity boys lacrosse defeats Saint Viator 16-8

May 15, 2018

Over the weekend the Rangers boys varsity lacrosse team defeated Saint Viator 16-8. The win was earned once again by Central’s aggressive offense and strong defense. Seniors Bryce Clay and Tobey Hendricks...

Player Profile: Luke Majick

Player Profile: Luke Majick

May 7, 2018

Name: Luke Majick Grade: Junior Sport: Varsity Lacrosse What is your position and when did you start playing? “I play midfield and I started playing lacrosse when I was in second grade.” What...

Player Profile: Tobey Hendricks

Player Profile: Tobey Hendricks

May 4, 2018

Name: Tobey Hendricks Grade: Senior Sport: Lacrosse What is your position and when did you start playing? “I play attack and I started playing in fifth grade because all of my friends played.” What...

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Hudsonville 18-3

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Hudsonville 18-3

May 3, 2018

The varsity boys lacrosse team took a trip out to Hudsonville on Tuesday and defeated the Eagles 18-3. Leading the team in goals was senior captain Bryce Clay with 5. More high scorers were senior Tobey...

FHC is the First Public School to Defeat Brother Rice Lacrosse since 2002

FHC is the First Public School to Defeat Brother Rice Lacrosse since 2002

May 1, 2018

On Saturday afternoon, the varsity boys lacrosse team made history. Since 2002, no other public school has ever beaten Brother Rice, but FHC changed that statistic beating them 12-5. The team started the...

Varsity lacrosse blows past Eastern 20-8

Varsity lacrosse blows past Eastern 20-8

April 30, 2018

The Rangers varsity lacrosse team took on the Hawks of Forest HIlls Eastern on Thursday night and came out on top 20-8. The Rangers earned this win with a strategical offense and hard working players all...

Ranger Golf Hosts Senior Night at Watermark Country Club

Ranger Golf Hosts Senior Night at Watermark Country Club

April 24, 2018

The FHC boys varsity golf team participated in their first conference 9 hole jamboree which was also senior night and their only home match at Watermark Country Club Golf Course this season. All 6 teams...

Boys golf places 4th In Rockford Invitational

Boys golf places 4th In Rockford Invitational

April 24, 2018

Over the weekend, the FHC boys varsity golf team played at Cedar Chase Golf Course in the Rockford Invitational. As a team, the boys performed very well. Leading the team with the lowest score and shooting...

Varsity lacrosse throttles Northern 17-1

Varsity lacrosse throttles Northern 17-1

April 14, 2018

On Thursday night the varsity boys lacrosse team took care of businesses, crushing Northern 17-1. With the Rangers' tough offense, the Huskies rarely saw the offensive side of the field. But when they...

Boys varsity golf kicks off the season at Thornapple Pointe

Boys varsity golf kicks off the season at Thornapple Pointe

April 13, 2018

On Thursday, April 12 the FHC boys varsity golf team took on competitive opponents such as Northpointe Christian and Rockford at a Jamboree at Thornapple Pointe Golf Course. The top scores for the Ranger...

Boys varsity golf 2018 season preview

Boys varsity golf 2018 season preview

April 4, 2018

The 2018 boys golf season is approaching and the team is looking to have another great year. Head Coach Paul TenEyck is especially excited to begin this new season. "I love the start of every season,"...

Varsity boys lacrosse clinches two big wins in Indiana this weekend

Varsity boys lacrosse clinches two big wins in Indiana this weekend

March 26, 2018

This weekend the boys varsity lacrosse team crossed state borders into Indiana to play Friday and Saturday and add two wins to its record. On Friday, the Rangers took on Carmel high school and FHC...

Boys lacrosse wins big in season-opener 17-3

Boys lacrosse wins big in season-opener 17-3

March 22, 2018

Last night the boys varsity lacrosse team took on Reeths Puffer at home. With a total of 17 goals to Reeths Puffers' 3, the Rangers came strong in their first game with a statement win. Three big scorers...

Boys lacrosse searches for redemption after 2017 State Finals defeat

Boys lacrosse searches for redemption after 2017 State Finals defeat

March 21, 2018

After coming off of a loss in the state championship last year to EGR, the varsity boys lacrosse team looks to redeem itself. Senior captains and four-year varsity players Bryce Clay and Patrick English...

Top 5 most entertaining games

Top 5 most entertaining games

March 14, 2018

Varsity Football vs. Lowell The FHC football team had an incredible and memorable season. One of their many fan-favorite games was against Lowell High School. This game was quite the milestone as the...

Top 5 breakout teams

Top 5 breakout teams

March 9, 2018

Girls varsity golf In few past years, girls golf hasn't been able to make it past regionals. However, this year the girls varsity golf team was able to make it all the way to States and they had a much...

Top 5 unsung heroes

Top 5 unsung heroes

March 8, 2018

Unsung heroes of FHC are the athletes that leave the biggest impact on their sport that they've played behind the scenes. Whether it's working hard in practice, using positivity to pick the team up, or...

Competitive cheer takes third at the FHN North Star Invite

Competitive cheer takes third at the FHN North Star Invite

February 14, 2018

This Monday the FHC competitive cheer team headed to the FHN North Star Invite at Northern high school for senior night. The Rangers competed in the normal three rounds against seven other cheer teams....

Player Profile: Jordan Boltres

Player Profile: Jordan Boltres

February 13, 2018

Name: Jordan Boltres Grade: Junior Sport: Competitive Cheer How long have you been cheering for? What is your stunting position? "This is my first year on the team and I am a main base." Who...

Competitive cheer faces challenges over the weekend

Competitive cheer faces challenges over the weekend

February 5, 2018

Forest Hills Central competitive cheer team had a very eventful competition this Saturday at Kenowa Hills High school, competing against 16 other teams. In round one the girls scored 211 points, and in...

Player Profile: Remy Tittel

Player Profile: Remy Tittel

January 31, 2018

Name: Remy Tittel Grade: Senior Sport: Competitive Cheer Position: Base How long have you been cheering for? "I only started cheering my junior year. I tried out for the sideline team and...

Varsity B wrestling takes both a win and a loss over the weekend

Varsity B wrestling takes both a win and a loss over the weekend

January 22, 2018

Once again the FHC wrestling varsity B team had a big weekend filled with hard work and individual victories. Overall as a team, the Rangers lost to Lowell, but there were some good individual matchups....

Varsity B wrestling brings home multiple wins this weekend

Varsity B wrestling brings home multiple wins this weekend

January 16, 2018

The Varsity B wrestlers had an outstanding weekend, achieving many goals and coming out on top in multiple matches. On Friday night against Cedar Springs, the wrestlers were racking up points to help the...

Player Profile: Brendan Guitar

Player Profile: Brendan Guitar

January 16, 2018

Name: Brendan Guitar Grade: Sophomore Sport: Wrestling Sophomore Brendan Guitar is another great addition to the well-rounded, strong wrestling team this year. His intrinsic motivation to perform...

Player Profile: Ian Abel

Player Profile: Ian Abel

January 9, 2018

Name: Ian Abel Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling As his final season of wrestling is approaching, senior Ian Abel is ready to work hard to end his wrestling career in the best way possible after...

Varsity B wrestling continues success over the weekend

Varsity B wrestling continues success over the weekend

January 7, 2018

The Varsity B wrestling team had a big weekend full of hard work that ended in multiple victories for individuals on the team. On Friday, some of the memorable wins came from Robby Frazier and Cam Roth...

Kates Korner- Athlete flexibility

Kate’s Korner- Athlete flexibility

January 5, 2018

Flexibility as an athlete is one of the most important things to have, and I don't mean how far you can stretch or if you can do the splits. Being a flexible athlete means you can be moved around and in...

Kates Korner- The right food for athletes

Kate’s Korner- The right food for athletes

January 1, 2018

Fueling the body with good food is high up on the list of importance for athletes. By giving your body healthy and nutritious food, you are preparing it to work in its most efficient state. If you eat...

Varsity B Wrestling steals some wins at Mona Shores

Varsity B Wrestling steals some wins at Mona Shores

December 22, 2017

Last night the FHC wrestling program took a trip up to Mona Shores to compete against a multitude of teams. The Varsity B team participated in a round robin tournament, wrestling against many different...

Kates Korner- Team Chemistry

Kate’s Korner- Team Chemistry

December 21, 2017

No matter where you're from or who you are, at some point in your life you have had to work with others in a group or team whether it was an athletic situation or not. By working with others you learn...

Player Profile: Gavin Keeler

Player Profile: Gavin Keeler

December 19, 2017

Name: Gavin Keeler Grade: Sophomore Sport: Wrestling As the FHC Wrestling team continues growing, sophomore, Gavin Keeler has decided to join; not only to stay in shape for other sports, but also...

Kates Korner- Keeping it professional while playing

Kate’s Korner- Keeping it professional while playing

December 15, 2017

With the busy life of high schoolers, it is given that student-athletes are going to have conflicts with their peers. A team full of young adults provides a lot of diversity but can also prove to be difficult...

Player Profile: Moise Guerrier

Player Profile: Moise Guerrier

December 12, 2017

Name: Moise Guerrier Grade: Senior Sport: Boys Wrestling With the start of the 2017-2018 wrestling season, the team is looking forward to seeing some new faces on the mat, including senior football...

Varsity B wrestlers shut down competition at Kenowa Hills

Varsity B wrestlers shut down competition at Kenowa Hills

December 10, 2017

FHC's varsity B string had its first meet on Friday, December 8 at Kenowa Hills high school. They had many individual successes on the night with the Ranger wrestlers winning 24-12 against Kenowa Hills....

Kates Korner- How practice and repetition boost self-confidence

Kate’s Korner- How practice and repetition boost self-confidence

December 7, 2017

Everyone knows that athleticism is not the only thing that is crucial in order to be a successful athlete. Hard work, dedication, and a positive mindset are all key components as well. A huge part of having...

Player Profile: Kendall Leach

Player Profile: Kendall Leach

December 5, 2017

Name: Kendall Leach Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling As Kendall Leach is beginning his final wrestling season the team and Kendall himself are all looking forward to seeing his hard work pay off. ...

Kates Korner- Why people prolong the end of athletic careers

Kate’s Korner- Why people prolong the end of athletic careers

November 30, 2017

As athletes get older, the pressure to push themselves past their individual limits in sports get much heavier. When kids are young, sports are a tool to learn life lessons, make new friends, and to stay...

Player Profile: Ben Keaton

Player Profile: Ben Keaton

November 28, 2017

Name: Ben Keaton Grade: Junior Sport: Boys Wrestling With the start of the 2017-2018 wrestling season the team is going to be looking for leadership not only from the seniors but the juniors as...

Specialization in sports -- one sport vs. three sport athletes

Specialization in sports — one sport vs. three sport athletes

November 21, 2017

Molly Donovan was a committed, determined basketball and softball player focused on becoming the most skilled she could possibly be in both. Although Molly once had a great passion for basketball, things...

Kates Korner- Every player is crucial

Kate’s Korner- Every player is crucial

November 16, 2017

Bench players: overlooked and underappreciated in almost every scenario, hold a real importance on every team whether it's apparent or not. For every team and every sport, there are those 5 or 6 players...

Kates Korner- Overworking the mind

Kate’s Korner- Overworking the mind

November 9, 2017

When it comes to sports and commitment the main theme is hard work. You are supposed to show up every day, work hard, and not complain but there is a thin line between working hard and overworking yourself....

Girls varsity golf finishes strong at states and has a great season

Girls varsity golf finishes strong at states and has a great season

October 30, 2017

Over the weekend the Ranger varsity girls golf team took on 17 other teams statewide in Battle Creek Michigan for the MHSAA State Championship. Over Friday and Saturday, the team golfed alongside Petoskey,...

Kates Korner: School vs Club sports

Kate’s Korner: School vs Club sports

October 27, 2017

Once school starts, most athletes will tell you that all of their hard work and training is to prepare for the school conference season and playoffs to follow, but in that process club sports are often...

Kates Korner- Is Winning Everything?

Kate’s Korner- Is Winning Everything?

October 20, 2017

Is winning everything? Most would be quick to say of course, what's the point of doing anything if you are going to lose, but there is a more complex way of thinking about the journey of playing a sport...

Girls varsity golf places third at Regionals heading into State Finals

Girls varsity golf places third at Regionals heading into State Finals

October 17, 2017

Placing in the top three teams at the Regional tournament has put the FHC girls varsity golf team on the road to the state tournament. On Thursday, October 12 they matched up with strong competition at...

Kates Korner: parent involvement in sports

Kate’s Korner: parent involvement in sports

October 13, 2017

When it comes to high school sports especially at FHC the parents are just as invested in the team as the players are, but when parents get too involved it can create tension for everyone so the big question...

Player Profile: Kacie Rispler

Player Profile: Kacie Rispler

October 12, 2017

Name: Kacie Rispler Grade: Junior Sport: Girls Varsity Golf With the start of the new golf season, the team has some new talent from the junior class, but Kacie has been on the team since sophomore...

Varsity girls golf places 3rd heading into states

Varsity girls golf places 3rd heading into states

October 9, 2017

Lady Ranger varsity golf placed third out of 15 teams in their post-conference match on Thursday, gaining even more momentum for the girls heading to the state tournament. They played in Muskegon at a...

Freshman on Varsity: Maddie Knoor

Freshman on Varsity: Maddie Knoor

October 2, 2017

Playing a varsity sport at FHC is not an easy thing to do. Our school praises our athletes and works them hard, pushing them to their full potential. The task of being a part of a varsity team is not only...

Player Profile: Kayley Reynolds

Player Profile: Kayley Reynolds

September 29, 2017

Name: Kayley Reynolds Grade: Junior Sport: Girls Varsity Golf With the start of the new golf season, the team has some new talent from the junior class. Kayley is one of the four juniors on the...

Girls Varsity Golf places high at conference championship

Girls Varsity Golf places high at conference championship

September 28, 2017

The FHC girls varsity golf team took second place at Candlestone Golf course last night in the OK White Conference Championship. The team all agreed that this is one of the toughest courses they compete...

Freshmen on varsity: Hannah Bergman

Freshmen on varsity: Hannah Bergman

September 25, 2017

Playing a varsity sport at FHC is not an easy thing to do. Our school praises our athletes and works them hard, pushing them to their full potential. The task of being a part of a varsity team is not only...

Varsity Golf finishes third in a challenging conference tournament

Varsity Golf finishes third in a challenging conference tournament

September 25, 2017

A third place finish for the girls' varsity golf team Wednesday, put them in a good position for their conference season. They battled eight other teams at the Egypt Valley golf course-- defeating five...

Player Profile: Meg Meekhoff

Player Profile: Meg Meekhoff

September 21, 2017

Name: Meg Meekhoff Grade: Junior Sport: Girls Varsity Golf With the start of the new golf season, the team has some new talent from the junior class. Meg is one of the four juniors on the team...

Girls varsity golf has a tough loss to big rival FHN

Girls varsity golf has a tough loss to big rival FHN

September 19, 2017

The Lady Ranger Golfers trekked out to Greenville yesterday for a tough 8 holes against nine different opponents. All teams in the OK white conference. Forest Hills Northern took the gold at this tournament,...

Girls Varsity Golf places first at huge tournament in Kenowa Hills

Girls Varsity Golf places first at huge tournament in Kenowa Hills

September 18, 2017

The girl's varsity golf team matched up against a plethora of opponents on Friday, September 15. Each player shot 18 holes at Kenowa Hills Golf Course and had a hugely high rate of success. Leading the...

Varsity girls golf reigns in more wins for the season

Varsity girls golf reigns in more wins for the season

September 14, 2017

Girls varsity golf matched up against eight different teams last night, three of which coming from the OK white. Ottawa Hills, Northern, and Greenville. The team placed third out of the eight, even though...

Player Profile: Ally Ringler

Player Profile: Ally Ringler

September 14, 2017

Name: Ally Ringler Grade: Sophomore Sport: Girls Varsity Golf With the start of the new golf season, Ally Rigler is returning for her second year and hoping to beat her own records. She is the...

Girls varsity golf continues their streak of excellence

Girls varsity golf continues their streak of excellence

September 12, 2017

The girls varsity golf team took on seven other opponents last night at Thousand Oaks golf course in Grand Rapids. This course is especially challenging to the Ranger girls because of the many large oak...

Varsity golf continues their success in Cascade and Lansing

Varsity golf continues their success in Cascade and Lansing

September 8, 2017

Girls golf had a busy week filled with some success and some challenges. On Wednesday the team matched up with Ottawa Hills at Indian Trails Golf Course and played 9 holes. Overall the team scored well...

Player Profile: Haley Hamill

Player Profile: Haley Hamill

September 7, 2017

Name: Haley Hamill or "Ham" Grade: Junior Sport: Girls Varsity Golf With the start of the new golf season, the team has some new talent from the junior class. Haley is one of the four juniors...

Varsity boys soccer shuts out rival EGR 3-0

Varsity boys soccer shuts out rival EGR 3-0

August 30, 2017

The boys varsity soccer team led by seniors Jared Ireland and Nolan Vandegrift, shut out East Grand Rapids 3-0 on the pioneers home turf. For the first goal of the game, sophomore Sammy Postlewait assisted...

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