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A Look Into the 2020-21 Wrestling Season

A LOOK INTO THE 2020-21 CENTRAL WRESTLING SEASON -- In this 2019 file photo, Coach Ryan Mallory looks upon the wrestling mat as the Central wrestling team competes.
November 24, 2020

This year has been a stressful year for everyone, so when Central's wrestling team found out that they still had a season, they were ecstatic. For the eighth year in a row, Coach Ryan Mallory is returning...

COVID-19 Causes Changes Before the Holidays

TEST TAKING DURING COVID-19 -- The school is taking necessary precautions as they go back into phase two learning. This means smaller classrooms during the testing schedule.
November 20, 2020

The 2020-21 school year has been one of great changes. While the year started out with students participating in A and B days that were determined by last name, the county switched into Phase Three after...

The Life and Legacy of Central Legend Connie Hay

THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF CENTRAL LEGEND CONNIE HAY -- Connie Hay pictured with his wife Naomi, with Coach Curt Jones (right), and with Former Principal Finley King (left).
November 20, 2020

If you have attended a Central sporting event over the last 40 years, chances are you have seen Connie Hay. From the 1970's up until his passing in 2019, Connie Hay was devoted to Central High. Connie...

Hamilton County Students to Choose Learning Option for Second Semester

LEARNING STYLE DECISIONS DUE NOVEMBER 20 -- Ms. Brazeale is pictured with her only on-campus student during fourth block, Senior Carmen Crabtree.
November 20, 2020

The second semester of the 2020-21 school year will soon be upon students, and this also means that Central students will be selecting which learning style they will be participating in. Students have...

The Gray Area: Thanks-Keeping and Gray Friday

THE GRAY AREA: THANKS-KEEPING AND GRAY FRIDAY -- Columnist Grayson Catlett browses the aisles of Wal-Mart in preparation of Black Friday.
November 19, 2020

The last hurdles before the annual reign of Santa Claus and Mariah Carey are quickly approaching: Thanksgiving, the day of usually arguing with family, and Black Friday, the day of usually arguing with...

November Shines a Light on Alzheimer’s Disease

ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH -- The month of November shines a light on dementia. This is symbolized by a purple ribbon.
November 19, 2020

November is the awareness month for Alzheimer's Disease. This illness is a form of dementia that is most commonly found in the elderly. Not only does this sickness affect the host, but it affects the family...

Central Girls’ Basketball Returns for 2020-2021 Season

CENTRAL GIRLS' BASKETBALL RETURNS FOR 2020-2021 SEASON --Rayne Glover takes a free throw.
November 19, 2020

With fall sports coming to an end, spring sports are right around the corner. A new season and new coaches are here for the Lady Pounders' basketball season. The new coaches, Sandrea Sylman and Madison...

Editorial: Is Thanksgiving Going to be Different This Year?

HOW WILL THANKSGIVING LOOK THIS YEAR? -- Hamilton County Schools will be closed for the entire week of Thanksgiving, instead of the usual three-day break.
November 18, 2020

For some people, Thanksgiving might look a little bit different this year because of COVID-19. Here is a look on how some teachers at Central feel about the upcoming holiday. Joseph Parrott teaches...

2020-21 Boys’ Basketball Season Begins Despite Setbacks

2020-21 BOYS' BASKETBALL SEASON SET TO START -- Senior Kenneth Steward dribbles down the court looking for a pass during a game last season.
November 18, 2020

As the 2020 school year continues to unfold, many of Central's sports teams are trying to stay afloat while battling the social distancing guidelines brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Central...

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