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Raiders Leading the UNH Wildcats

Raiders Leading the UNH Wildcats

Three Raiders are playing key roles for the University of New Hampshire Wildcats D1 Football Team! 

Congratulations to Oshoyanogue Omoyeni '18, who will be the starting center (pictured above, #65), and Nicholas Mazzie '21 (pictured below, #18), who will be kicking field goals as a redshirt freshman.

Nicholas Mazzie '21, #18, walks in

Read more in The Eagle-Tribune:

Central alums Omoyeni, Mazzie taking center stage for UNH football


Bret Edwards scans the field as he plays quarterback for the UNH Wildcats

In addition, Brett Edwards '18 (#17) is making a comeback from back surgery to excel on the football field as a quarterback for the Wildcats.

Read more in The Eagle-Tribune:

Edwards fights at UNH: Ex-Central QB makes daring return from off-season back surgery

Central Catholic alum Bret Edwards throws three TDs in UNH victory


Michael Balsamo '15 on the football field for the Wildcats

They are following in the Wildtcat footsteps of fellow Raider greats D'Andre Drummond-Mayrie '14 (pictured below, #4, with the State Champion Raiders at the 2013 Super Bowl) and Michael Balsamo '15 (in photo above), both standouts for the UNH football team.

Players at superbowl

Read more in The Eagle-Tribune:

UNH football hitting the jackpot with ex-Central Catholic standouts

Good luck, Osho, Nick, and Brett. Go, Wildcats!

Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition
Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,300 students from over 60 cities and towns. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

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Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.

Raider Athletics

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.