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The MVC Cup: We'll Take Two!

The MVC Cup: We'll Take Two!

Congratulations to Raider Boys Basketball and Raider Girls Basketball!

Both teams won the inaugural Merrimack Valley Conference Cup Title Tournaments!


Raider Girls Basketball: Undefeated Champions!

Raider Girls Basketball celebrate with trophy

The Girls Basketball Team defeated Andover HS in overtime, 36-33, to complete an undefeated season.

Student-athletes leap in celebration on the sidelines

This season marks their fourth straight undefeated MVC season - a remarkable achievement for the program and for the seniors!

Read the game story from The Eagle-Tribune:

Dinges rescues Central in MVC Cup finale to cap perfect season

Group photo of Raider Girls Basketball Team


Raider Boys Basketball: Champions!

Raider Boys Basketball celebrates with trophy

The Boys Basketball team defeated previously unbeaten Andover HS, 39-37.

Raider Boys Basketball lined up

Read the game story and article from The Eagle-Tribune:

Central boys end Andover's perfect season, take MVC Cup

No rookie mistake: Central's Dunham is a champ

Raider Boys Basketball in huddle

Congratulations to both teams! Good luck to those teams and student-athletes still competing for MVC Cups!

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.