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home : sports : central a&m October 19, 2019

Raiders secure CIC title with Senior Night win
MOWEAQUA — The Central A&M Raiders got their eighth win of the season on Friday night as they hosted Meridian for their Senior Night. The Raiders were victorious 42-12 after they jumped out to a 35-0 lead after the first half.
Saturday, October 19, 2019


CAM volleyball defeats Decatur LSA in three sets
DECATUR — The Central A&M volleyball team took on the Lions of Decatur LSA on Monday. The Raiders won the match in three sets 18-25, 25-18, and 25-22. According to head coach Vanessa Rork, the Raiders were able to purse on the defensive side of things, but she would like to see her team be more crisp on all sides of the ball.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Pana's Karbach misses state by one stroke
CHRISTIAN COUNTY — Taylorville, Pana, and Central A&M all sent golfers to their respective Sectionals on Monday.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

CAM earns conference win over Sullivan
The Central A&M volleyball team was back on the road against Sullivan on Thursday. The Raiders were victorious 25-14 and 25-18. “Scrappy defense and aggressive attacking kept us ahead of Sullivan. Our setters were able to distribute the ball well to all hitters, which was essential to keeping Sullivan guessing,” said head coach Vanessa Rork.
Friday, October 11, 2019

Raiders make playoffs for third year in a row
SHELBYVILLE — For the third season under head coach Brent Weakly, the Central A&M Raiders will play more than nine games during their football season. The Raiders earned this honor on Friday night when they defeated Shelbyville 55-13.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

A&M falls in conference contest
DECATUR — The Central A&M volleyball team traveled to Decatur to take on St. Teresa on Thursday night. According to Raider head coach Vanessa Rork, the bulldogs had solid ball control which led to few earned points for the Raiders. A&M fell 13-25 and 18-25 on Thursday.
Friday, October 4, 2019

Apollo conf. golf results
The Tornado boys and girls competed in the Apollo conference golf match on Monday. Both teams played 18 holes on the day, with the boys at Moweaqua Golf Course and the girls at the Elks in Lincoln.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

A&M volleyball second at Arcola
ARCOLA — The Central A&M volleyball team traveled to Arcola to compete in the Arcola Invite on Saturday. The Raiders were 3-1 at the invite, which was good enough for second place in the tournament, and advanced them to 10-9 overall on the year.
Monday, September 30, 2019

A&M edges St. Teresa 28-26, stays unbeaten
The Central A&M Raiders have had a special season so far this year. The Raiders defeated Tuscola in week two for the first time since 2012, and, Friday night, they continued their streak when they defeated St. Teresa 28-26 for the first time since the same season.
Saturday, September 28, 2019

A&M drops tough match with Tuscola
The Central A&M Raiders hosted their third home game of the week as they took on Tuscola. The Warriors topped the Raiders 14-25, 26-24, and 16-25.
Friday, September 27, 2019

A&M volleyball falls to Clinton in straight sets
In their second of three home matches this week the Central A&M volleyball team hosted Clinton. The Maroons were able to defeat the Raiders, as they outscored them 15-25 and 13-25.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

A&M volleyball holds off Bobcats in straight sets
MOWEAQUA — If there’s one thing that Central A&M was Monday night, they were resilient. Even when the Raiders were down in the sets, they never gave up and continued to fight, which allowed them to take home the 26-24 and 25-21 win against Cowden-Herrick/Beecher-City.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

A&M tackles Warrensburg to remain unbeaten
MOWEAQUA — The Central A&M Raiders continued their unbeaten streak this week when they hosted Warrensburg-Latham. The Raiders moved to 4-0 on the year after defeating the Cardinals 42-14 Friday night.
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Cherry wins another race for THS XC
DECATUR — The Tornado cross country team was in action on Thursday for the Decatur Invitational. Both the girls and boys competed in the race, and junior Chris Cherry won the boys race outright.
Saturday, September 21, 2019

CAM drops below .500 in loss to Cerro Gordo
MOWEAQUA — The Central A&M Raiders hosted Cerro Gordo on Monday night in which they, “displayed incredible effort, aggressiveness, and attitude,” according to head coach Vanessa Rork.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A&M volleyball splits LSA tournament
The Central A&M Raiders competed in their first tournament of the season on Saturday in Decatur. The Raiders went 2-2 in the tournament as they defeated Decatur Eisenhower twice, but fell to Leroy and Okaw Valley.
Monday, September 16, 2019

A&M Raiders rout Tuscola in spotlight matchup
A battle of the undefeateds happened on Friday night when Central A&M hit the road to take on Tuscola. The Raiders capitalized on three defensive scores to come away with a 49-14 win, their first over the Warriors since 2012, to move to 3-0 on the season.
Saturday, September 14, 2019

Central A&M football dominates Nokomis
MOWEAQUA — The Central A&M Raiders played their first home game of the season Friday as they hosted Nokomis. The Raider defense was once again solid as they only allowed one score, 61 rushing yards, and 15 passing yards.
Saturday, September 7, 2019

Pana volleyball survives A&M in three sets
PANA — A classic three-game showdown between county rivals, Pana and Central A & M, had more excitement than an old pro football game - even if it was the Bears and Packers. The Raiders took everything the Panthers could throw at them in the PHS gym on Thursday night, but the Panthers turned it up, closing out the visitors in three games, 25-17, 17-25, 25-18.
Friday, September 6, 2019

Raider volleyball falls in three sets
After defending their home court against Pawnee on Monday, the Raiders took their first home loss on Tuesday against Argenta-Oreana 17-25, 26-24, and 14-25.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

CAM volleyball shines in home opener, beats Pawnee
Defending home court is essential in any sport, whether it’s volleyball, basketball, football, baseball; their is a unique feeling of playing at home and knowing that there’s and advantage there that plays into the game.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

A&M football picks up big road win over Westville
After giving the game a true playoff feel with their travel and the environment they played in Friday night, Central A&M picked up a big win in their opener as they defeated Westville 41-6.
Monday, September 2, 2019

Raiders fall to Stew/Stras in three sets
The Central A&M Raiders traveled to Stewardson/Strasburg for their first home game of the season. Despite very close sets, the Hatchets came out on top 25-27, 25-17, and 22-25.
Friday, August 30, 2019

Raiders sweep Nokomis
After a three-set match on Monday against Morrisonville, Raider head coach Vanessa Rork knew that finishing this week strong was going to be important for her team. The Raiders took the next step in that process on Tuesday when they defeated Nokomis 25-7 and 25-16.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A&M Raiders top Mohawks in three-set comeback
It was a tough first night game for both the Central A&M Raiders and the Morrisonville Mohawks. Both teams gave the other a lot of points, whether it be on service errors or hitting errors, but both started to settle in during the second set and each played their game.

After the Mohawks took set one 25-1, the Raiders ran off the final two sets as they were victorious 25-25 and 25-20 to win the match.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

CAM volleyball leaning on returning starters
The Central A&M volleyball team spent a majority of its season without a key piece to its core, and it wasn’t a player on the court.

Head coach Vanessa Rork missed all but the first few games of her teams run a year ago, as she gave birth to twins in October of last year. This left assistant coach Lesley Graven in charge of the Raiders.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aberle excited to helm Central A&M XC
Although the cross country coach this season will be new for Central A&M, the transition period won’t be as difficult as one might think. ”Coach Dooley and I talked late last Spring, which really helped with the transition between the two of us. I got some of the workout sheets and records that she had from last year, which has only helped the transition,” said new head coach Tim Aberle.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Experienced seniors ready to lead A&M
While Central A&M graduated several of their running backs, and lost an NCAA Division I lineman, the Raiders are blessed this season with a large group of seniors who got to grow together on the football field, and the basketball court.

For the Raiders, their summer saw success as they won the Maroa-Forsyth 7-on-7 tournament, as well as played tough with Pana and some of the other teams in the area.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

A&M takes 7-on-7 crown, Panthers get two wins
The Central A&M Raiders and Pana Panthers were once again next to each other in 7-on-7 action. This time, instead of facing off against each other one-on-one, they each competed in a round-robin tournament in Maroa.

Pana won two games with scores of 28-6 and 44-8 while Central A&M won 26-9, 30-22, and also the championship game over Clifton Central.

Monday, July 22, 2019












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