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Connor Wuori breaks two more school running records

Jared Lutz

May 13, 2015

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On May 9, at the track and field SMAC Championship, senior Connor Wuori broke two more school records in the 1600 meter race and the 3200 meter race. Wuori now holds three school running records. In the fall, Wuori broke the...

Baseball takes first game of double header against rival Portage Northern

Dayton Juday

May 8, 2015

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The baseball team battled Portage Northern Huskies Wednesday May 6 at Portage Northern. Portage Central won the first game of the double header with a score of 11-0.  Senior Luke Schaefer pitched a complete game, shutout allowing...

Girls Tennis plays tomorrow in a challenging quad

Nico Schuen

May 1, 2015

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The Women’s Varsity Tennis team will be playing in an annual quad against Forest Hills Central, Forest Hills Northern and Seaholm tomorrow. These three teams along with Portage Central all currently rank in the top five of the...

Men’s lacrosse team begins conference play with a 19-3 victory

Brian Taggett

April 17, 2015

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Last night, the men’s Mustang lacrosse team defeated conference rival Kalamazoo United with a score of 19-3. The game was played at Kalamazoo United’s home field at Linden Grove Middle School. Multi-goal performances included...

Girls Tennis off to a strong start

Nico Schuen

March 27, 2015

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The Girls Tennis teams started out their seasons yesterday against Battle Creek Lakeview. The Girls Varsity team defeated Lakeview 5-3 last night, while Junior Varsity beat their opponent 8-7. Varsity will take on both Mason and...

11th Annual Pizza Fest March 15

Zach Franks

March 13, 2015

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The lacrosse team will be holding their 11th annual pizza fest on Sunday March 15th in the commons. Pizza fest is a four hour all you can eat pizza event that will have 10 different pizzerias serving over 30 different pizzas....

Hockey team defeats Portage Northern 5-4; advances to regional semi-finals

Brian Taggett

March 5, 2015

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On March 3, the men’s ice hockey team defeated crosstown rival Portage Northern in the single elimination District 2 pre-regional game at Lawson Ice Arena. With two goals apiece by senior John Hayward and junior Davin Renda,...

Men’s Swimming and Diving Wins SMAC Conference

Malak Ghazal

March 2, 2015

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On Saturday the Portage Central Mustangs won the SMAC conference title at Gabel Natatorium. The Mustangs placed first with a score of 676, while Battle Creek Lakeview finished second (596) followed by cross-town rival Portage...

Senior night basketball recap

Jared Lutz

February 28, 2015

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On Friday, Feb. 27, the Mustang’s men’s basketball team took on St. Joe in Senior night. The boys team fell to St. Joe 39-34. The Mustangs battled to be down by one at the end of the first half, 18-17, but St. Joe put up 21...

Central vs Northern for league championship

Nico Schuen

February 19, 2015

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On Saturday, Feb. 21, the hockey team will take on crosstown rival Portage Northern for the league championship. The Mustangs beat the Kalamazoo Blades on Wednesday 4-3 in overtime to advance to the finals. Senior John Hayward...

Senior An Le named Kalamazoo Gazette boys’ soccer Player of the Year

Ethan Dunlop

December 18, 2014

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After leading his team to a 19-2-1 record, Portage Central senior An Le was named 2014 Kalamazoo Gazette boys' soccer Player of the Year. During the 2014 season, Le scored 20 goals and had 15 assists. In his high school career,...

Portage Central First in Southwestern Michigan Hockey League with Win Against Mattawan

Jori Gelbaugh

December 14, 2014

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Portage Central leads the Southwestern Michigan Hockey League (SMHL) after their defeat of Mattawan last night. Sophomore Max Mones opened the game with the first goal and closed with the last three goals as Portage Central...

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