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Photo Gallery: Central’s boys basketball head coach retires after 33 years in program, 21 as head coach

Pete Kramer, Central’s boys basketball head coach, coached his last game against Downers Grove North in the IHSA State Series Regional Semi–Final on Feb. 21, which the Redhawks lost 29-64. Kramer is retiring after 21 years of leading the program. Kramer has been a part of the program for the last 33 years, coaching in various positions until eventually becoming the head coach. He is leaving Central as the second–winningest boys basketball coach in school history.

Pictured above are moments from Kramer’s last victory as a coach, a 51-43 win over Oswego in the IHSA Regional Quarter Final on Feb. 19.

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Jake Pfeiffer
Jake Pfeiffer, Editor-in-Chief
Jake Pfeiffer is a senior, entering his third year on the Central Times staff, this time as Editor-in-Chief. Jake joined CT as a sophomore because he wanted to write news, but since then he has grown to love just about every element of journalism. While it is rare to see Jake anywhere other than the CT office, occasionally you can find him captaining Central’s debate team, watching baseball, listening to a seemingly endless amount of podcasts or drowning in college applications.
Jay Deegan
Jay Deegan, Print Managing Editor
Jay Deegan is a Junior at Central and happy to start his third year of journalistic adventures at the Central Times. Jay loves writing features and diving in-depth into issues that plague our community. In his free time Jay runs a freelance videography and photography business and loves to creatively express his interests in sports and filmmaking. If you’d like to join CT or have a tip, reach out!
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