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Ready to Take the Field

Ready to Take the Field

Congratulations to Jermaine Wiggins '21, uniform #81, who is receiving offers to continue his academic and athletic career at some of the most competitive football programs in the country.

Credit for above photo: TIM JEAN/Eagle-Tribune Staff file photo

Jermaine, a standout defensive linemen and tight end, has been recognized as All-MVC Division 1 and has received numerous offers to play football at the collegiate level.

He was recently featured in The Eagle-Tribune:

Central's Wiggins, son of former Patriot, receiving major college football offers

Jermaine and his teammates are getting ready to start their football season as part of the Fall 2 Sports Season!

The Fall 2 Sports Season (established in response to the pandemic) includes:

  • Cheerleading
  • Boys Indoor Track
  • Girls Indoor Track
  • Football (Soph., JV and Varsity)
  • Football (Freshman)
  • Girls Swimming and Diving

Good luck to all of our Raider student-athletes!


On the Hard Court

Jermaine shooting a free throw

Jermaine also competed on the Raider Boys Basketball Team this year. He and his teammates are wrapping up the regular season and preparing for the Merrimack Valley Conference Tournament!

Congratulations, Jermaine!

Jermaine with his parents on Senior Night

Jermaine with his parents on Senior Night


Good luck to the Raiders Boys Basketball Team in the upcoming tournament and to the Raider Football Team in the upcoming season!


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.