• Buy Candy Cane Grams at lunch on Dec. 8th and 9th for $1.00
  • Ranger Country Dodgeball Tournament is Tuesday, Dec. 7th, starting at 3:30 in the Old Gym
  • Senior Ceiling Tile Painting is Monday, Dec. 6th from 3-5 p.m. in the cafeteria
  • Winter break is Dec. 17th to Jan. 3rd
  • Ranger Challenge Assembly Friday, Dec. 10th
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

Thomas Cobb

Thomas Cobb, Sports Reporter

Thomas Cobb is a junior at FHC in his first year on staff as a Sports Reporter. Thomas hopes to study journalism in college in order to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a sports writer. In his free time, Thomas enjoys playing guitar, playing baseball, and spending time with friends. He loves to watch sports, especially the Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, and Michigan State basketball and football.

Favorite Sport: Basketball

Favorite Food: Sushi

Fun Fact: He was born in Denver, Colorado

All content by Thomas Cobb
Rewind: American Pharaohs Historic Triple Crown Victory

Rewind: American Pharaoh’s Historic Triple Crown Victory

January 31, 2021

In the world of horse racing, there is one specific achievement that is remarkably elusive—the Triple Crown. Over the course of two centuries, only thirteen horses have captured this historic feat. The...

Ben Koning

Ben Koning

January 24, 2021

https://youtu.be/vzU_wnuHynY

Rewind: 1988 NBA Finals—Los Angeles Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons

Rewind: 1988 NBA Finals—Los Angeles Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons

January 20, 2021

After years of mediocre ratings and audiences, the National Basketball Association had finally secured a spot amongst the most well-known professional sports around the globe. Leading up to the 1988 season,...

Rewind: 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship—Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Georgia Bulldogs

Rewind: 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship—Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Georgia Bulldogs

January 14, 2021

Everybody loves an underdog story. In the case of the 2018 College Football Playoff, this underdog just so happened to be a backup quarterback from the small town of Ewa Beach in Hawaii. After being limited...

Eli Romijn

Eli Romijn

January 13, 2021

Varsity tennis player Eli Romijn joins Thomas to talk about his time as a Ranger. https://youtu.be/K1ieLU5bDsU

Rewind: The Game — Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State Buckeyes 2016

Rewind: “The Game” — Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State Buckeyes 2016

December 15, 2020

In the college football world, hardly anything can compare to the roots of the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry. The utter hatred and dispute between the two programs are displayed in the last week of every...

Ryan Leaf: The NFLs biggest bust

Ryan Leaf: The NFL’s biggest bust

December 11, 2020

The NFL Draft is undisputedly the largest stage for young athletes on the journey to playing professional football. This is a night in which owners and general managers decide on the future of their team,...

Peyton Manning: The greatest of all time?

Peyton Manning: The greatest of all time?

December 4, 2020

In the all-time sense, the debate for the greatest quarterback to ever play the game of football boils down to two names: Brady and Manning. Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have both had magical football...

Top 5 Individual Performances

Top 5 Individual Performances

November 24, 2020

Hunter Robinson vs Lowell Varsity quarterback and junior Hunter Robinson had a field day in FHC’s final game of the regular season. Facing a tough Lowell Red Arrow defense, Robinson exploded for 203...

Michigan Wolverines guard Trey Burke (3) walks off the court as the Louisville Cardinals celebrate defeating Michigan to win the NCAA mens Final Four championship basketball game in Atlanta, Georgia April 8, 2013.   REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (UNITED STATES  - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)   ORG XMIT: ATL159

Rewind: NCAA 2013 Men’s Basketball National Championship—Michigan Wolverines vs. Louisville Cardinals

November 19, 2020

On the 8th of April in 2013, the sports universe tuned in to watch an all-time shootout in the NCAA National Championship between the Michigan Wolverines and the Louisville Cardinals. With both teams having...

Rewind: 2001 World Series—New York Yankees vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Rewind: 2001 World Series—New York Yankees vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

November 13, 2020

On November 1st, 2001, The New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks were deadlocked at 2 runs apiece in the 11th inning of the World Series. For the first time in Major League Baseball history, the...

Rewind: Super Bowl 42—New York Giants vs. New England Patriots

Rewind: Super Bowl 42—New York Giants vs. New England Patriots

November 5, 2020

Over the course of 100 seasons in the National Football League, there has been no shortage of memorable victories from certain underdogs. However, on the evening of the forty-second Super Bowl between...

The JV football team finishes a remarkable season with an impressive 5-1 record

The JV football team finishes a remarkable season with an impressive 5-1 record

October 30, 2020

After nearly missing out on its season, the JV football team gathered itself and assembled a team that was built for battle. Even with a shortened season, the Rangers started out with a swagger that was...

Rewind: 2013 NBA Finals—Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs

Rewind: 2013 NBA Finals—Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs

October 29, 2020

In over 50 years of the NBA, there has been plenty of incredible matchups and storylines. Despite this history, it is difficult to argue against the 2013 NBA finals as one of the all-around best series’...

Justin Osterhouse throws four touchdowns in season finale to help JV football defeat Thornapple Kellogg 37-6

Justin Osterhouse throws four touchdowns in season finale to help JV football defeat Thornapple Kellogg 37-6

October 26, 2020

In its final game of the season, the JV football team traveled to Thornapple Kellogg in an attempt to finish strong. While boasting a 4-1 record, FHC had unquestionable levels of confidence prior to the...

JT Hartman leads the way for JV football in a 28-0 onslaught against Northview

JT Hartman leads the way for JV football in a 28-0 onslaught against Northview

October 18, 2020

Following a monumental rivalry win against East Grand Rapids, the JV football team competed in the season’s penultimate game in a heated matchup with Northview. Possessing tremendous momentum and confidence,...

My 2020-2021 Big Ten basketball predictions

My 2020-2021 Big Ten basketball predictions

October 14, 2020

As the set start date for Big Ten Basketball (November 25th) creeps up, multiple questions still hang in the balance. The Big Ten has undoubtedly been the most competitive conference in the country for...

Levi McKenzie shines as JV Football team defeats East Grand Rapids 18-13 to move to 3-1 on the season

Levi McKenzie shines as JV Football team defeats East Grand Rapids 18-13 to move to 3-1 on the season

October 9, 2020

Following a crushing loss in the final minutes against Byron Center last week, the JV Football team faced one of its most detested rivals in East Grand Rapids. Second-half struggles in the prior week made...

An unwritten redemption story

An unwritten redemption story

October 8, 2020

On the night of December 29th, 2018, Joshua Langford wrote the prologue to his redemption story when he exited the trivial non-conference game against Northern Illinois with what was thought to be a mild...

The misconception of baseball

The misconception of baseball

October 7, 2020

Dating back to the early 1800s, Baseball has stood as one of the most recognized and respected sports in America. The simple, yet complex nature of the sport has served as a form of entertainment for nearly...

JV football suffers its first loss of the year, falling to Byron Center 21-14

JV football suffers its first loss of the year, falling to Byron Center 21-14

October 4, 2020

After a sizzling hot 2-0 start, the JV Football team hosted Byron Center with hopes to remain undefeated. With help from sophomore quarterback Justin Osterhouse and wide receiver Rowan Clay, the Rangers...

Michigan vs. Michigan State 2020-21 basketball preview

Michigan vs. Michigan State 2020-21 basketball preview

October 1, 2020

After countless uncertainty, the NCAA has announced that college basketball will return on November 25th. This significant news serves as a reminder that one of the greatest in-state rivalries in college...

JV Football dominates Forest Hills Northern 27-0 to win its second consecutive game

JV Football dominates Forest Hills Northern 27-0 to win its second consecutive game

September 30, 2020

Just one short week after shutting out Grand Rapids Christian in its first game, the JV Football team faced off against its primary rival: Forest Hills Northern. After many offensive struggles in week...

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat: 2020 NBA Finals Preview

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat: 2020 NBA Finals Preview

September 28, 2020

In a year unlike any other, the NBA season has been narrowed down to two teams: the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. In contrast to the traditional format, this year’s finals will take place in the...

JT Hartman and Jack Elliott both find the endzone as JV/Freshman combined football team shuts out Grand Rapids Christian 14-0

JT Hartman and Jack Elliott both find the endzone as JV/Freshman combined football team shuts out Grand Rapids Christian 14-0

September 21, 2020

With almost less than two weeks to prepare, JV Football faced a prominent challenge on the road on Thursday as it took on Grand Rapids Christian. Combining big offensive plays from sophomore Jack Elliot...

How the NFL became a leading advocate for social justice

How the NFL became a leading advocate for social justice

September 15, 2020

The National Football League is the most popular professional sport in the USA. With assistance from the fans, the league leaders in conjunction with the players association have created a true beauty...

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