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Central Football Takes a Loss to Baylor in Week Four

CENTRAL FOOTBALL TAKES A LOSS TO BAYLOR IN WEEK FOUR -- Junior Michael Watson fights through the Raiders' defense to push the ball forward.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

On Friday, September 11, the Pounders made their way to the Red Raider Stadium, where they would play Baylor in week four of Friday night lights. This was the first game of the season for Baylor, which meant Central came into the game having studied Baylor's film from the previous season. Although, the...

Central Volleyball is Triumphant Over East Ridge

CENTRAL VOLLEYBALL IS TRIUMPHANT OVER EAST RIDGE -- Senior Addy Wellington at the net during the Lady Pounders' game against East Ridge.

Luke Keown, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

In past years, the Central volleyball team has struggled in the second half of the season. The 2020 Lady Pounders were looking to change that in this week's games against Red Bank, East Ridge, and East Hamilton. On Monday, Central began their fifth week of competition on the road against the Red Bank...

COVID-19 Causes Little Change Up in Intruder Drill

COVID-19 CAUSES LITTLE CHANGE UP IN INTRUDER DRILL -- Officer Marcus Dotson explains intruder drill procedures to a student.

Bailey Moore, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

There has been some talk about intruder drills being different this school year due to the COVID-19 guidelines. Most people expected the drills to be different. This is due to the fact that during the intruder drills, students are crowded  together in a small corner of the classroom. Obviously, that...

The Gray Area: Touchdowns or Breakouts?

THE GRAY AREA: TOUCHDOWNS OR BREAKOUTS? --  Columnist Grayson Catlett looking out over the Pounders' football field.

Grayson Catlett, Columnist

September 17, 2020

As the school year geared up for large structural changes regarding COVID-19, many students and parents had a burning question: what is happening to sports? Sports have been a hot topic following the lock-downs, with no concrete answer on the right way to handle them. While some sports, like the National...

Molly Brown Provides Inclusive Education Paths for Central Students

MOLLY BROWN PROVIDES INCLUSIVE EDUCATION PATHS FOR CENTRAL STUDENTS-- Molly Brown sits in her classroom waiting for her students.

Sarah Katheron Latham, Assistant Editor

September 16, 2020

Life is unpredictable, and plans change often. This is true for one of Central's newest special education teachers, Molly Brown.  She grew up in Athens, Tennessee, and then she studied environmental policy at the University of North Carolina in Asheville for her Bachelor of Science.  She later earned her ...

Looking Back: President Lyndon B. Johnson Visits Tennessee in 1964

LOOKING BACK: PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON VISITS TENNESSEE IN 1964 -- Pictured is the front page of the Central Digest's November 1964 edition.

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

President Lyndon B. Johnson seen in Tennessee in 1964 November 1964 Many people go their whole lives without seeing one of the Presidents of the United States. In October of 1964, roughly 35,000 people had the privilege of seeing President Lyndon B. Johnson give a speech at Lovell Field. The audie...

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH -- Suicide prevention is often represented by a yellow banner; it is also occasionally represented with a teal banner.

Grayson Catlett, Columnist

September 14, 2020

With all of the establishing information and events of September comes a somber reminder of a prevalent issue around the world. September has been recognized by many as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, with September 6 through September 12 additionally serving as National Suicide Prevention...

Central Volleyball Victorious Over District Opponent- The Howard School

CENTRAL VOLLEYBALL VICTORIOUS OVER DISTRICT OPPONENT THE HOWARD SCHOOL -- Senior Kamren Hammonds spiking in the match against Red Bank.

Luke Keown, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

The Lady Pounders are approaching the half-way point of the season. They were looking to add to the win column during this two-game week. Central looked to score another district victory in their game with the Howard School and to avenge their earlier season loss against Bradley Central. On Tuesday...

The Central Football Team’s Hard Work Pays Off With a Win Against Sequoyah

THE CENTRAL FOOTBALL TEAM'S HARD WORK PAYS OFF GETTING A WIN FOR THE POUNDERS -- Wide Receiver Tyi Mosely runs the ball down the field for a touchdown, which was later called back.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

September 11, 2020

Over the past couple of weeks, the Central High football team has executed the defense well, holding the team all the way to fourth down on most defensive plays. The Pounders are a second half team, meaning the team plays their best in the second half. This reigned true for the Pounders that Friday night....

A Reintroduction to Marcus Dotson

A REINTRODUCTION TO MARCUS DOTSON -- SRO Marcus Dotson working in his office in the main office.

Grayson Catlett, Columnist

September 10, 2020

Amid all of the new additions to Central's staff, one of them is familiar to some. Marcus Dotson, a former school resource officer, has returned to Central after serving four years at Washington Alternative Learning Center; he is replacing Paul Soyster, who held the position for the majority of the time...

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