• 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

Will Kuiper

Will Kuiper, Sports Reporter

Will Kuiper is an 11th grade Sports Reporter at Forest Hills Central High School. He loves to cover basketball and soccer. He has played football since third grade. Will also has played lacrosse since the third grade. He is interested in medicine and sports. He likes to hang out with friends and is very active. He would love to go to Michigan in the future. His favorite part about being with TCT is that he loves being on staff with all his fellow sports reporters and Mr. George. He loves to collaborate with them and hear their new ideas. His favorite type of story is a classic game report. His favorite book is The Book Thief because he loves the writing style and symbolism used by the author. On a Friday night, you will probably find him playing football.

All content by Will Kuiper
What place do three sport athletes have at FHC?

What place do three sport athletes have at FHC?

January 23, 2017

Last year only ten seniors played three sports. Is the three sport athlete at FHC dying? There are seemingly more and more people dropping out their respective sports. Is the idea that single specialization...

Defense leads the way as FHC girls freshman basketball defeats Northview 25-15

Defense leads the way as FHC girls freshman basketball defeats Northview 25-15

January 13, 2017

Defense is a common characteristic of good teams. Even on poor shooting nights, effective defense gives these teams a chance to win. That rang true when the FHC freshman girls basketball team met Northview...

Player Profile: Daniel Deindorfer

Player Profile: Daniel Deindorfer

January 12, 2017

Daniel Deindorfer, popularly nicknamed "Dorf" by many and "The Diesel" by few, is a center on the FHC varsity basketball team. He was inserted into the starting lineup against NorthPointe Christian in...

Freshman Girls Basketball Defeats FHN 33-23

Freshman Girls Basketball Defeats FHN 33-23

January 6, 2017

There is one clear phrase to summarize this game: a game of runs. The first half was a blowout in favor of FHC. The score stood at 18-8 at the beginning of the third quarter. However, FHN began to...

FHC Girls Varsity Basketball Falls Short Against FHE

FHC Girls Varsity Basketball Falls Short Against FHE

December 19, 2016

With a last second three, FHC cut a four point lead down to one. FHE then dribbled out the remaining 1.2 seconds after they got the inbound pass in and held on to another victory. After a very closely...

FHC hockey beats Saginaw Heritage 4-3 in OT - looks forward to big year

FHC hockey beats Saginaw Heritage 4-3 in OT – looks forward to big year

December 3, 2016

Head coach Kevin Zaschak knows what he wants his team to be this year: a gritty team that just continues to work. He wants to be a team built off great leadership from every player. He is a coach that...

FHC Hockey begins their season with a 6-0 win over Lowell/Caledonia

FHC Hockey begins their season with a 6-0 win over Lowell/Caledonia

November 19, 2016

In the 2014-2015 season, FHC lost to Flint Powers in the state quarter finals. Last year, FHC fell to Grand Rapids Catholic Central. They have graduated multiple talented seniors. Naturally, the Rangers...

College Football Playoff Rankings

College Football Playoff Rankings

November 17, 2016

I love college football. It fills my Saturday with joy, disbelief, great games, and upsets. And, oh my, there were some upsets last week. After a week where teams ranked at 2, 3, and 4 lost, the rankings...

Forest Hills Varsity Field Hockey Wrap-Up

Forest Hills Varsity Field Hockey Wrap-Up

November 16, 2016

Nobody likes to lose. FHC's JV and Freshman football coach always says, "Show me somebody who is okay with losing, and I will show you a loser." The Forest Hills Field Hockey team was heartbroken after...

Player Profile: Emma Harner

Player Profile: Emma Harner

November 3, 2016

Name: Emma Harner Grade: 12 Sport: Swimming Five things people don't know about Emma: 1. She wants to be a Speech Language Pathologist. 2. She has been competitively swimming since 1st grade. 3....

Forest Hills Field Hockey Beats St. Catherine to Advance to the State Semifinal

Forest Hills Field Hockey Beats St. Catherine to Advance to the State Semifinal

October 26, 2016

At the half, the score stood 0-0. The Forest Hills Field Hockey team walked over to the goal in a dejected huddle. As halftime went on, a new confidence seemed to be instilled into the team as they came...

Brad Anderson: Teacher, Coach, Family Man

Brad Anderson: Teacher, Coach, Family Man

October 8, 2016

When someone takes a step into room 141, they are blasted with two things: history and sports. The wall on the right-hand side is coated in FHC posters from wrestling to football to every other Ranger...

OK White Conference Preview for the Remainder of the Season

OK White Conference Preview for the Remainder of the Season

October 4, 2016

As the high school football season enters the home stretch, FHC will play Lowell for the lead in the OK White conference. The game is set for Friday at 7 at Lowell High School. Three other games will take...

FHC JV Football Catches Fire Against FHN

FHC JV Football Catches Fire Against FHN

September 30, 2016

FHN took the opening kickoff of the game to the house. The crowd and coaches were left asking themselves how their Rangers would respond. After 39 minutes, 59 points, a second half shutout, the answer...

Forest Hills Sophs Lead a Field Hockey Comeback Against Dearborn

Forest Hills Sophs Lead a Field Hockey Comeback Against Dearborn

September 24, 2016

With about 10 minutes remaining in the second half, the Forest Hills girls varsity field hockey team trailed 1-0. FH found themselves in this situation before against EGR. Drawing on that previous comeback...

Everything clicks for Forest Hills Field Hockey against University Liggett

Everything clicks for Forest Hills Field Hockey against University Liggett

September 17, 2016

The Forest Hills Varsity Field Hockey team surrounded the net in a sea of white jerseys about midway through the second half. The ball was batted around from white jersey to red jersey, off the goalie,...

FHC struggles as JV Tennis Fall Classic is rained out midway through

FHC struggles as JV Tennis Fall Classic is rained out midway through

September 10, 2016

As the final games of the day began, rain started to fall. The matches and tournament were cancelled soon after. The team of two doubles, made up of Ty George and Ali Azeem, won 3rd place when the...

Forest Hills United Dominates in a 3-1 Win Against EGR

Forest Hills United Dominates in a 3-1 Win Against EGR

September 7, 2016

At any moment in the game, Forest Hills United looked to be in control. Forest Hills United Field Hockey (4-1) beat East Grand Rapids 3-1. Although the scoreline may not say so, Forest Hills United played...

OK White Conference Week 1 Recap and Week 2 Predictions

OK White Conference Week 1 Recap and Week 2 Predictions

August 31, 2016

This week's conference slate includes many interesting matchups. Below is analysis and predictions for each game this upcoming week. Greenville (1-0) v. Kenowa Hills (1-0) Both teams head into this...

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