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home : sports : central a&m October 22, 2018

A&M, Pana run at Carlinville
Both the Central A&M boys and girls teams advanced from the Carlinville regional on Saturday for the first time in over 12 years. Pana was also in attendance at the regional, finishing 11th in the boys race and ninth in the girls race; the Panther’s season has come to a close as no one advanced to the next round.
Monday, October 22, 2018


Three area teams make playoffs
Taylorville, Pana, and Central A&M all awaited their playoff fates Saturday night with watch parties to view the IHSA Pairing Show for their divisions
Monday, October 22, 2018

A&M beats Sullivan, grabs playoff spot
Winning on senior night? Special. Winning on senior night and getting a shutout? Amazing. Winning on senior night, getting a shutout, and securing a spot in the playoffs? Priceless.
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Warrensburg bests A&M in three sets
Braelynn Barnes, Channing Collins, Rylee Dixon, and Allie Dunn were all honored for the Raiders on Thursday night as they took on the Warrensburg-Latham Cardinals on their senior night. The Raiders pushed the Cardinals to three sets, but ultimately lost with scores of 22-25, 27-25, and 15-25.
Friday, October 19, 2018

Raiders are playoff eligible
On Friday, the Central A&M Raiders clinched playoff eligibility with their fifth win coming at home against the Meridian Hawks by a final score of 35-13.
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Panthers, Raiders run at Carlinville
The Pana Panthers and Central A&M Raiders ran in the Carlinville Invitational. The Raiders finished in seventh during the boys race and sixth in the girls race; Pana was 11 in the girls race and didn’t have enough boys to race as a team.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Central A&M volleyball tames LSA Lions
The Central A&M Raider volleyball team faced off against non-conference opponent Decatur LSA on Monday. Depite not having class due to Columbus Day, the Raiders played fast and used their offense effectively, sweeping the Lions 25-20 and 25-14.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Central A&M Raiders edge past the Clinton Maroons 31-23
CLINTON —  After a shutout victory over Shelbyville last week, the Central A&M Raiders kept the momentum going Friday when they picked up a win over the Clinton Maroons by a final score of 31-23.
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Raiders swat Sullivan
MOWEAQUA — The Central A&M Raiders picked up a big home win over Sullivan on Thursday with scores of 25-17 and 25-17.
Friday, October 5, 2018

Edinburg 2nd at Mohawk Tournament
Edinburg, Morrisonville, and the Taylorville JV squad all competed over the past weekend in the Mohawk volleyball tournament. Edinburg was 2-0 going into Saturday and Morrisonville was 1-2, Taylorville’s JV was 2-0 after Friday’s games going into Saturday as well.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Central A&M football blanks Shelbyville on Homecoming
“Coach told us that the playoffs start today. We basically need to win out from here to make the playoffs,” said junior wide receiver Jacob Paradee.

Not only were the Raiders able to win their homecoming game and get back to .500, but they were able to do so in dominating fashion winning 41-0.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Raider cross country runs at Monticello
The Central A&M cross county team competed against six other teams on Thursday as they traveled to Monticello for their invite.
Friday, September 28, 2018

Raider XC hosts Bement
The Central A&M Raiders hosted Bement on Monday for the Raiders’ only home meet of the season. The Raider boys won as Bement only had four runners and neither of the girls teams had enough runners to count as a team.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

A&M volleyball finishes 2-2 at Arcola tourney
The Central A&M volleyball team was at Arcola on Saturday, where they went 2-2 by defeating Arcola and Armstrong-Potomac, but falling to Urbana and Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond (ALAH).
Monday, September 24, 2018

A&M falls to St. T in offensive showcase
MOWEAQUA — Scoring no less than 50 in each of their previous three games, the Bulldogs of St. Teresa came into Moweaqua against a stout Central A&M defense. Once again, though, the streak for St. Teresa continued as they scored 28 unanswered points in the second half to win 63-27.
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Bobcats beat A&M volleyball
The Central A&M volleyball team is still looking to turn their young season around after a 18-25 and 24-26 loss to the CHBC Bobcats on Monday. With the loss, the Raiders move to 5-9 on the season, with plenty of chances left to swing back in the positive numbers.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

THS, A&M XC run in MacArthur Invite
The Taylorville Tornado and Central A&M Raider cross country teams ran in the MacArthur Invite on Thursday.
Monday, September 17, 2018

Raiders falls to Meridian
MACON — The Meridian Hawks and the Central A&M Raiders faced off on Thursday on the volleyball court. The Hawks were able to win the hard-fought game in straight sets, 25-23 and 29-27.
Friday, September 14, 2018

Raiders run into tough Cerro Gordo team
The Raider volleyball team was on the road against the Broncos of Cerro Gordo on Monday. The Raiders lost 24-26 and 16-25 on the night and dropped to 5-7 on the year.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A&M Raiders go 3-2 in Decatur LSA tourney
The A&M Raiders went 3-2 in the Decatur LSA tournament on Saturday in which they defeated Eisenhower, Okaw Valley, and MacArthur, but fell to Unity and Okaw Valley.
Monday, September 10, 2018

Tuscola uses big 2nd, 3rd to top A&M
MOWEAQUA — The Central A&M Raiders and the Tuscola Warriors were in a gladiator match on the football field on Friday as both teams were looking to remain perfect on the young season. Tuscola would score three time in each the second and third quarters to lead them to a 55-28 victory.
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Raider volleyball falls to Okaw Valley in straight sets
The Central A&M Raider volleyball team made their way over to Bethany on Tuesday to compete against the Okaw Valley Timberwolves. The Timberwolves came out strong and won 25-21 and 25-22.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Raiders run at Allerton
The A&M Raiders caught some shade during their race on Tuesday, but that still didn’t cut the humidity while they were running.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Tornadoes, Panthers, and Raiders run in Rochester
The Taylorville, Pana, and Central A&M boys and Taylorville and Pana girls cross country teams all ran on Saturday at the Rochester Invite at the park.
Monday, September 3, 2018

A&M Football continues to roll, tops Nokomis 49-7
After dominating Westville at home last week, the Central A&M Raiders traveled to Nokomis on Friday to face off against the Redskins.
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Panthers tame A&M Raiders in straight sets
Inside a hot, full Central A&M gym in Moweaqua Thursday night, the Pana Panthers were able to keep their cool and defeat the Raiders in two games, 25-20, 25-19. Pana improves to 3-1 on the season and the Raiders dropped to 2-3.
Friday, August 31, 2018

Central A&M volleyball drops road contest to Bombers
After traveling to Pawnee the night before, the Central A&M Raider volleyball team was back on the road on Tuesday as they squared off on the court against Argenta-Oreana.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A&M volleyball mounts comeback over Pawnee
The Central A&M Raider volleball team found themselves in a hole Monday night as they faced off against the Pawnee Indians. The Raiders had dropped the first set 25-19, but found a way to flip the script on the Indians and power back to win the second set 25-16. It came down to a decisive third set, one that the Raiders would go on to win 25-21.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Central A&M football pitches shutout on opening night
MOWEAQUA — It’s always nice to open the new season at home, and it’s even better when the season opens with a victory.
Saturday, August 25, 2018

A&M VB falls in 1st home game
MOWEAQUA — The Central A&M Raiders were already supposed to have one home game, but that wasn’t the case as their school renovations weren’t ready. That game was moved to Morrisonville on Monday, and the Raiders were ready and topped the Mohawks.
Friday, August 24, 2018

A&M Cross Country lends a helping hand
Along with running over the summer to get ready for the season, the Central A&M Raiders organized their annual 5k race, Miles for Matt.
Thursday, August 23, 2018

CAM uses size to their advantage, tops Morrisonville
With Central A&M’s school still under repair, it was Morrisonville who played host on Monday against the Raiders. Both teams fought hard, but it was the Raiders who came out on top in straight sets 25-19 and 25-21.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Raider football ready to measure toughness in 2018
Most teams have two or three games circled on their schedule as important ones that will change the tone of their season. That’s not the case for Central A&M this season. “We have such a tough opening seven games that we have to be ready right out of the gate especially with Westville this year being our opening game,” said head coach Brent Weakly.
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Youth: the moniker for A&M volleyball
Central A&M volleyball will be full of youth this season. After losing kill leader and outside hitter Taryn Sams to graduation, the Raiders will have new hitters to work in and will be looking to them often.
Thursday, August 16, 2018

A&M cross country relying on experience
For the first time in three years, the Central A&M Cross Country program has enough girls and boys to each field a team, meeting the minimum of five on each side.
Thursday, August 16, 2018















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