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Girls Basketball Makes a Comeback with Victories against East Ridge and Howard

Girls Basketball Makes a Comeback with Victories against East Ridge and Howard

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

January 21, 2020

The girls basketball team has been working diligently to keep up their work ethic as the season progresses. The Lady Pounders competed head-to-head against Chattooga County and Grace Baptist Academy in two very important games over winter break. Central competed against Chattooga, from Summerville, G...

Pounders’ Boys Basketball Improves as the 2019-2020 Season Progresses

Pounders’ Boys Basketball Improves as the 2019-2020 Season Progresses

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

Throughout this season, the Pounders have began to play tougher teams. Confidence as a team has wavered from time to time, but, as the season progresses, the team continues to search for consistency. As soon as that begins to click in the players' mindset, the team will begin to fully prosper. The ...

Senior Football Star Hunter Jones Named All-State

Senior Football Star Hunter Jones Named All-State

Morgan Snyder, Columnist

January 17, 2020

For seniors at Central High, the infamous senior year marks the end of an era. For senior football player Hunter Jones, senior year entails his greatest sports accomplishment— being named in the 4A division as all-state for Tennessee. Being titled as all-state is an incredible achievement to be...

Central’s Wrestling Takes to the Mats Over Winter Break

Central’s Wrestling Takes to the Mats Over Winter Break

Sarah Katheron Latham, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

While some students were enjoying their days away from school, Central's wrestlers were rolling out the mat for tournaments over winter break.  Central's wrestling team participated in two wrestling tournaments over winter break: the Bradley Central High School Invitational and the Chattanooga Central H...

Mallory’s Seventh Year of Coaching Wrestling Brings His First Four Year Wrestlers

Mallory’s Seventh Year of Coaching Wrestling Brings His First Four Year Wrestlers

Blake Catlett, Assistant Editor

December 16, 2019

Seven years ago, Ryan Mallory, Central's English 11 and English 10 support teacher, started coaching Central's wrestling team. This year, Mallory is leading his first students to be coached by him all four years of high school. The seniors are Jack Neely, Donavyn Walker, and Jacob Wright. Four years...

Athlete Spotlight: Alfonso Few Leads Underclassmen through His Commitment and Hard Work

Athlete Spotlight: Alfonso Few Leads Underclassmen through His Commitment and Hard Work

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

On Friday, November 22, Chattanooga Central's basketball team played Soddy Daisy High School. Senior Alfonso Few scored 6 points. Few fought hard throughout the game by hustling and working hard to help the team. The team ended up winning 59 to 46. Alfonso Few has played at Central High School for...

Central’s Wrestling Team Takes on East Hamilton

Central’s Wrestling Team Takes on East Hamilton

Jack Graham, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Central’s wrestling team was back at it again Thursday, December 5, when they took on East Hamilton’s wrestling team in a competitive match. Central High School has a really accomplished wrestling team, with multiple people on the team competing for state in previous years, along with well-versed co...

Junior Varsity Cheer Squad Revs Up Pounder Spirit

Junior Varsity Cheer Squad Revs Up Pounder Spirit

Bailey Brantingham, Head Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

"Dribble it, pass it, shoot for a basket!" so says the newest cheerleading team at Central High School. This year, many new changes have been brought upon Central High. One of these changes is the focus on school spirit through the addition of a junior varsity (JV) cheerleading squad and majorette...

Athlete Spotlight: Ja’Nya West Scores 20 Points During Hixson Game

Athlete Spotlight: Ja’Nya West Scores 20 Points During Hixson Game

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

On Tuesday, December 3, one of Central's seniors, Ja'Nya West, scored 20 points-- four being 3-pointers-- in the basketball team's game against Hixson. Despite the team's loss, with Central scoring 42 and Hixson scoring 52, West's impressive achievements displayed her competitive nature and determination...

The Possibility of Girls’ Wrestling Excites Central Students

The Possibility of Girls’ Wrestling Excites Central Students

Abby Young, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Wrestling is a sport that has been in schools for years with little question. However, recently, there has been one question looming over the school: what about girls’ wrestling? Central has had a boys wrestling team for a while, but the girls have been left out. Other schools offer the sport for both...

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