Central Stampede

Girls Tennis off to a strong start

Nico Schuen

March 27, 2015

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

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

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 3, 2015

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

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 20, 2015

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

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

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...

Senior John Hayward named athlete of the week

Jared Lutz

December 12, 2014

BY: Jared Luz On Dec. 9, senior John Hayward was named mlive’s co-athlete of the week for his standout hockey performance so far this year. Hayward shares the honor with sophomore Darcy Bucknell for her leading performances in women’s bowling. “I owe a lot of credit to my l...

Wuori recieves his second consecutive all-state award; cross country team finishes 21st in state finals

Brian Taggett

November 4, 2014

For the second consecutive season, senior Connor Wuori has earned all-state honors for cross country. Last season, Wuori finished 12th in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division I race with a 15:56 five-kilometer performance. On Nov....

PC PN football fundraiser

Dayton Juday

October 9, 2014

BY: Dayton Juday The Portage Central Mustangs and Portage Northern Huskies play this Friday in the annual rivalry football game.  The athletic departments are teaming up with the Portage Community Center to try to help fight...

Cross Country teams plan for the season’s largest race

Brian Taggett

October 3, 2014

This Saturday, Oct. 4, the men’s and women’s cross country teams will run in their tenth race of the season. This race will be the Mustangs third home race and their largest race of the season, at Portage West Middle School....

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