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Fall Sport Tryout and Practice Information - UPDATED
8/23/2016
Please click on the link below to access the Fall 2016 Tryout and Practice information. If you have any questions regarding a specific sport, please contact the head coach listed on the information document. REMINDER - You must be have all registration materials into the athletic office PRIOR to the first day of tryouts or practice.



Instructions for joining SportsWare online
8/6/2016
Please click on the link below for the instructions on how to create your SportsWare online account.

Fall Sport Registration is open! Deadline - Monday, August 14
8/1/2016
Fall Sport registration is now open! Registration materials can be downloaded by clicking the link below:


All registration materials are to be returned (by mail, fax or email) to the athletic office by Monday, August 14.

2016-17 Free Online Concussion Education Course
7/20/2016
The required online concussion education course is now available on the NFHS Learn website! In order to register and participate in high school athletics, all student athletes and their parents must watch the free, online concussion education course through the National Federation of State High School Associations.

This course is composed of 4 units and followed by a brief evaluation. At the conclusion of the evaluation, a course completion certificate will be available through the NFHS account that was set up to view the course.

There is a completion acknowledgement section on the CCHS Athletic Registration form. This course must be completed by both the student athlete and parent/guardian prior to registering for any sport. This course only needs to be completed once per school year.

To access the course, click on the link below:
NFHS "Concussion in Sports" Course

NFHS "Concussion for Students" Course

Fall 2016 Start Dates
7/14/2016
The starting dates for Fall Sports are as follows:

Football: Friday, 8/19/16

Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Girls Swimming and Diving, Volleyball: Thursday, 8/25/16

More specific information regarding Fall sports tryout/practice dates and times will be made available later this summer.



Freshman Football Information Meeting
5/31/2016
THERE WILL BE AN INFORMATION MEETING FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN PLAYING FRESHMAN FOOTBALL ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 at 7:30pm IN THE GYM AT CENTRAL CATHOLIC.

The first day of football is Friday, Aug. 19. The date of football equipment distribution is TBA, however it will be during the week of Aug. 15-18.


For more specific information regarding freshman football, please contact Coach Grella at sgrella@centralcatholic.net

Fall Cheerleading Tryout Information
4/25/2016
Please click on the link below for information regarding the upcoming tryouts for Fall Cheerleading. Tryouts for Fall Cheerleading take place in May.

Fall 2016 Cheerleading Tryout Information


For more information, please contact Coach Ashley Hashem at ahashem@centralcatholic.net.
Raider Athletics represents a proud tradition of excellence that enriches the Central Catholic experience for both participants and spectators.

Our student-athletes bring home State, Sectional, and Conference Championships on a regular basis while representing the school community with pride.

Central Catholic offers twenty-seven (27) Varsity sports in competitions governed by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC) as well as two (2) seasons of Cheerleading under the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association (MSSAA).

More than half of our student body, approximately 800 students, compete on at least one of these teams, an experience that fosters teamwork, dedication, sportsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence, lessons that carry over into all aspects of life.
Athletic Calendar
Monday, September 26, 2016
Golf - Coed, Varsity
3:00 PM  @ Hickory Hill Golf Course, Methuen, MA
Away
Map
Golf - Coed, Varsity VS Dracut Senior H. S.
MVC Quad Match
3:00 PM  @ Chelmsford Country Club
Away
Map
Golf - Coed, JV VS Chelmsford H. S.
Volleyball - Girls, Freshman
4:30 PM  @ Andover H. S.
Away
Map | Transportation
Volleyball - Girls, JV
4:30 PM  @ Andover H. S.
Away
Map | Transportation
Volleyball - Girls, JV VS Andover H. S.
Volleyball - Girls, Varsity
6:00 PM  @ Andover H. S.
Away
Map | Transportation
Field Hockey - Girls, JV
6:00 PM  @ Playing Fields - Auburn Street Turf Field
Home
Directions
Field Hockey - Girls, JV VS Haverhill H. S.
Field Hockey - Girls, Varsity
7:30 PM  @ Playing Fields - Auburn Street Turf Field
Home
Directions
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Golf - Coed, JV
3:00 PM  @ Atkinson Country Club
Home
Map
Golf - Coed, JV VS Lowell H. S.
Golf - Coed, Varsity
3:00 PM  @ Kernwood Country Club
Away
Map | More Info
Golf - Coed, Varsity VS St. John's Preparatory Sch.
Soccer - Girls, JV-B
3:30 PM  @ Pentucket Reg. H. S.
Away
Map | More Info
Soccer - Girls, JV-B VS Pentucket Reg. H. S.
Soccer - Boys, JV-A
6:00 PM  @ Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium
Away
Map
Soccer - Boys, JV-A VS Lawrence H. S.
Soccer - Girls, JV-A
CANCELED
6:00 PM  @ Playing Fields - Auburn Street Turf Field
Home
Directions
Soccer - Girls, JV-A VS Lawrence H. S.
Soccer - Girls, Varsity
6:15 PM  @ Playing Fields - Auburn Street Turf Field
Home
Directions
Soccer - Girls, Varsity VS Lawrence H. S.
Soccer - Boys, Varsity
7:30 PM  @ Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium
Away
Map
Soccer - Boys, Varsity VS Lawrence H. S.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Cross Country - Boys, Varsity
3:30 PM  @ Lawrence Reservoir
Home
Directions | Map
Cross Country - Boys, Varsity VS Lowell H. S.
Cross Country - Boys, Varsity VS Tewksbury Memorial H. S.
Cross Country - Girls, Varsity
3:30 PM  @ Lawrence Reservoir
Home
Directions | Map
Cross Country - Girls, Varsity VS Tewksbury Memorial H. S.
Cross Country - Girls, Varsity VS Lowell H. S.
Soccer - Girls, JV-B
3:45 PM  @ North Andover Middle School
Away
Map | Transportation
Soccer - Girls, JV-B VS North Andover H. S.
Soccer - Boys, JV-B
3:45 PM  @ North Andover Middle School
Away
Map | Transportation
Soccer - Boys, JV-B VS North Andover H. S.
Volleyball - Girls, JV
5:00 PM  @ Memorial Gymnasium Building - Gymnasium/Court - 101
Home
Volleyball - Girls, JV VS Lawrence H. S.
Volleyball - Girls, Freshman
5:00 PM  @ Hampshire Street Building - Small Gymnasium - G02
Home
Volleyball - Girls, Varsity
6:00 PM  @ Memorial Gymnasium Building - Gymnasium/Court - 101
Home
Volleyball - Girls, Varsity VS Lawrence H. S.
Field Hockey - Girls, JV
6:00 PM  @ Playing Fields - Auburn Street Turf Field
Home
Directions
Field Hockey - Girls, JV VS North Andover H. S.
Field Hockey - Girls, Varsity
7:30 PM  @ Playing Fields - Auburn Street Turf Field
Home
Directions
Field Hockey - Girls, Varsity VS North Andover H. S.
Athletics Department
Mr. Ernest 'Ernie' DiFiore
Director of Athletics
978-682-0260 ext. 640

Mr. Zachary 'Zach' Blaszak
Athletic Trainer; Assistant Athletic Director
978-682-0260 ext. 641