Central Stampede

Men’s Swimming and Diving Wins SMAC Conference

Malak Ghazal

March 2, 2015

Filed under Sports

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 27, 2015

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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 11, 2014

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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....

Womens Golf Tournament Recap

Jori Gelbaugh

October 2, 2014

Filed under Sports

Last night, Oct. 1st, the women's’ golf team travelled to Stonehedge North Golf Course for a SMAC golf conference. Present at the tournament were Gull Lake, Battle Creek Lakeview, Portage Northern, St. Joseph, Kalamazoo Loy...

Men’s Tennis Tournament, Sept. 13

Jared Lutz

September 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

BY: GABRIEL PEDRAZA (Staff Writer)  This past Saturday, Sept. 13, Portage Central’s men’s tennis team hosted a quad tournament against Forest Hills Northern, Battle Creek Lakeview and North Farmington. The mustangs pul...

Women’s Cross Country Team

Jared Lutz

September 12, 2014

Filed under Sports

BY: BRIAN TAGGETT (View Editor) Led by captains McKenzie Cannon, Katie Beukema, Hattie Foley, Sylvia Knight, the women’s cross country team has started off the season strong. With a high finish at the Paw Paw Harvest Invi...

The official source of student news at Portage Central High School
Sports