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The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

Kyle Peirce

Kyle Peirce , Sports Reporter

in his first year on The Central Trend staff, Kyle is one of the new sports reporters here at FHC. Kyle's favorite type of writing is sports reviews and features on athletes. Kyle is a senior here at FHC and plays varsity basketball during the winter and spring. Kyle is an active participant in DECA, a business based competition against other high schools. You can find Kyle in the summer working basketball camps for kids in the area or supporting our ranger athletics during the school year.

All content by Kyle Peirce
High school athletes say goodbye to lifelong sports

High school athletes say goodbye to lifelong sports

January 24, 2017

Sports bring us some of our greatest and most fond memories. They take up an immeasurable amount of time throughout our lives, often year round for many athletes. By the time senior year rolls around many...

Defense wins games for FHC Girls JV Basketball

Defense wins games for FHC Girls JV Basketball

January 15, 2017

A hard-fought battle ended with the FHC girls JV basketball team pulling out a 31-25 win over the Northview Wildcats. The Rangers used a full court press to disrupt Northview early and often. Coach Kevin...

Player Profile: Hailey Beaufait

Player Profile: Hailey Beaufait

January 11, 2017

Hailey Beaufait Grade: 12 Sport: Bowling Five things people don't know about Hailey: She lived in Germany for 7 years She's been skiing in Switzerland She started bowling her junior year ...

Freshman Boys Basketball Locks Down FHN

Freshman Boys Basketball Locks Down FHN

January 6, 2017

While there wasn’t a ton of success on the offensive side of the ball for either team, one side just seemed to want it more defensively. Defense was the difference for the Rangers boys freshman basketball...

Freshman Duo Leads FHC Girls Basketball to Victory

Freshman Duo Leads FHC Girls Basketball to Victory

December 12, 2016

In the first home game of her career, freshman Alexandria Vaughn-Earvin looked to be in midseason form. Alexandria led the way for the Lady Rangers with 9 points en route to a 24-19 victory that was close...

Player Profile: Ray Beckering

Player Profile: Ray Beckering

December 5, 2016

Ray Beckering Grade: 12 Sports: Bowling/Football 5 Things People don’t know about Ray: Most of his family went to Michigan He had no prior connection to bowling He used to play basketball...

Girls Bowling Preview: Focused on a Record Year

Girls Bowling Preview: Focused on a Record Year

December 5, 2016

The girls bowling team is coming into this year with a new attitude and focus. This team is looking for bigger and better things than in years past. In order for this team to be successful, they will have...

Player Profile: Sal Sidebotham, 1st Team All State

Player Profile: Sal Sidebotham, 1st Team All State

December 1, 2016

Sal Sidebotham Grade: 12 Sport: Football/Basketball On being named a 1st team all-state player: “It was a complete honor. It came as a bit of a surprise, but I was really excited. I’ve...

Equestrian Fall Wrap Up

Equestrian Fall Wrap Up

November 21, 2016

In a very successful season for many FHC sports, the one that seemed to get overlooked was the FHC equestrian team. Not only was the team district champs, but they went on to win regionals and finish...

FHC Varsity Football Dominates First Round Playoff Game

FHC Varsity Football Dominates First Round Playoff Game

October 30, 2016

In a game that was hyped up all week as the biggest game of the year, the final score certainly didn’t reflect that sentiment. When the dust finally settled, the score read 52-7 with FHC in the lead. With...

FHC Varsity Volleyball Finishes Regular Season on a High Note

FHC Varsity Volleyball Finishes Regular Season on a High Note

October 30, 2016

The FHC Varsity volleyball team looked to get a resounding win to lock up the conference title after beating Lowell on Tuesday. The Lady Rangers got exactly that in a dominant win against Ottawa Hills...

FHC Soccer Dominates for a Big Win on Senior Night

FHC Soccer Dominates for a Big Win on Senior Night

October 16, 2016

When a team doesn’t get the ball on offense, it generally doesn’t bode well for the rest of the game. That was the case for Cedar Springs as FHC soccer dominated its final home game 6-0. The Rangers...

FHC Football Keys to the Game vs Lowell

FHC Football Keys to the Game vs Lowell

October 7, 2016

The FHC football team enters their last stretch of games, needing only one more win to be guaranteed a trip to the playoffs. The Rangers face the toughest team they will play all season this Friday as...

Janae Start - Building Champions with Strength and Conditioning

Janae Start – Building Champions with Strength and Conditioning

October 6, 2016

Starting traditions is what helps to build a championship culture. At FHC, that tradition and commitment to getting better begins with head athletic trainer Janae Start. Entering her 6th year at FHC, Start...

FHC Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Lowell in Key Match

FHC Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Lowell in Key Match

September 30, 2016

In any sport, getting the lead early almost always equals success. FHC varsity volleyball ran out ahead with an early lead and cruised to a victory against conference foe the Lowell Red Arrows. FHC...

JV Football Crushes Northview Thanks to Luke Majicks 4 Touchdowns

JV Football Crushes Northview Thanks to Luke Majick’s 4 Touchdowns

September 23, 2016

In golf, it’s harder to make the longer putts than the shorter putts. The same principle can be said in football. On third down, it's much harder to get a first down when the yardage is long. FHC...

FHC Volleyball Drops Rivalry Game with FHN in 5 Sets

FHC Volleyball Drops Rivalry Game with FHN in 5 Sets

September 14, 2016

Exciting was the name of the game at FHN for a varsity volleyball showdown between FHC and FHN. In a tight matchup throughout the night, FHC (9-4 overall) lost in a match that was certainly worth the...

FHC Volleyball Finishes 3-1 in the EK Classic

FHC Volleyball Finishes 3-1 in the EK Classic

September 10, 2016

After a long day of volleyball, it would make sense for a team to lose a little bit of energy. That wasn’t the case for FHC today, as they stepped on the throttle.  The Rangers high intensity led to...

Five Key Defensive Players for the Ranger’s Against West Ottawa

Five Key Defensive Players for the Ranger’s Against West Ottawa

September 1, 2016

FHC’s new revamped defense was on full display in the season opener against Jenison. Along with shutting out the Wildcats on the scoreboard, the Rangers were very aggressive and able to force turnovers,...

Close Game Doesnt Go FHC Soccers Way

Close Game Doesn’t Go FHC Soccer’s Way

August 23, 2016

In an evenly matched game, all it takes is for one player to get free in order to change the outcome. That was the case for FHC's varsity soccer team in a tough, hard-fought game. The Rangers lost...

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