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Central Welcomes New Boys’ Basketball Coach With Open Arms

Central Welcomes New Boys’ Basketball Coach With Open Arms

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Showcase

Mentoring today's youth carries a lot of responsibility, and allows one to steer the future of the nation towards the right direction. Many advisors try their best to guide teens to the right direction, but not everyone is capable of doing so. Coach Rick Rogers made sure he did his best when it came...

Running Back Michael McGhee Gets Signed to Sewanee University of the South

Running Back Michael McGhee Gets Signed to Sewanee University of the South

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

It is an achievement in itself for one to be accepted into the college of their choice, however it is even more amazing to be scouted by a university personally as a result of one’s skill sets and achievements. Senior Michael McGhee was chosen to attend Sewanee and plans to study either exercise science...

Central’s Baseball Team Receives Stadium Seats to Improve Stands

Central’s Baseball Team Receives Stadium Seats to Improve Stands

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Gene Lively, Central's baseball coach from 1984 to 2002, installed the school’s current seats in the Gene Lively Stadium during the early 90’s. They were formerly used in the Engle Stadium, the old Chattanooga Lookouts Stadium, back then. This year, however, baseball head coach, Franklin Carter,...

Junior Varsity Cheerleading to be Available at Central Next School Year

Junior Varsity Cheerleading to be Available at Central Next School Year

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Cheerleading is more involved than most people may believe. Before Central students can become athletes, they must excel as students first. They have to perform well in the classroom before they can even be considered for the cheer squad. Mrs. Karen Atkins, the Central High ninth grade counselor, has...

The Lady Pounders Plan To Bring The Heat For The Upcoming Season

The Lady Pounders Plan To Bring The Heat For The Upcoming Season

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The new season for softball has finally begun and the Lady Pounders plan to bring the heat. The team practices every day for hours at a time. Assistant Coach Kelli Solock joined the team last year, with his help for the upcoming season, the team is ready for whatever comes their way. "Being new to...

Central Baseball Working Hard Towards District and State Tournaments

Central Baseball Working Hard Towards District and State Tournaments

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

April 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Throughout this season, Central's baseball team has been working hard succeed and prove their dominance. On Monday, April 1 Central baseball beat Tyner with an 18 to seven win. The game started with senior player Cody Nation pitching. Tyner got ahead with five runs in the first two innings, and Central...

Central’s Cheerleaders Make Preparations for the New School Year

Central’s Cheerleaders Make Preparations for the New School Year

Abby Young, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

As the 2018-2019 school year is slowly but surely coming to an end, Central's cheerleading squad is just beginning to prepare for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. With the leadership of the team's head and assistant coach, the cheerleaders have set goals for themselves individually and as a team....

Central Track and Field Prepares for Upcoming Season

Central Track and Field Prepares for Upcoming Season

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Spring sports season is around the corner and the teams and athletes are training in order to be ready to compete once the season actually begins. The Pounders' track and field team has been preparing for months now, doing various work outs and drills. Head Coach Matthew Joyner and Coach Brett Parrott...

Eight Central High Wrestlers Headed to State Tournament

Eight Central High Wrestlers Headed to State Tournament

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports Showcase

It is that time of year again, it is time for the state tournament. Central's wrestling team has put their heart and passion into their sport. In fact, this year, eight Central High wrestlers are headed to the state tournament. This is the most that Coach Ryan Mallory has ever taken. “Looking at...

Central’s Boys Basketball Team Aims Toward Success This Season

Central’s Boys Basketball Team Aims Toward Success This Season

Marshall Sims, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Basketball is one of Americans’ favorite sports to spectate and play, especially if local high school teams are involved. The Pounders have made a successful comeback during this season with a record of six wins to nine losses. “We're trying to put up a good fight," said Rick Rogers, the coach...

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