The Central Digest

  • Book club meeting will be moved to Wed., Jan. 23 in B108. See Ms. White for information.

  • Talk to a National Honor Society member Mon., Wed., or Fri. during lunch to donate in support of Erlanger Oncology Jan. 16-31.

  • Robotics and SkillsUSA pictures will be held on Thurs., Jan. 17 in Bright's classroom.

  • There will be a prom committee meeting for juniors on Wed., Jan. 16 in E103.

The Lady Pounders Basketball Team Takes Over With A Winning Streak

The Lady Pounders Basketball Team Takes Over With A Winning Streak

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports Showcase, Student Life

The 2018-2019 girls basketball team has continued to thrive after a win over both Howard and Hixson. The head coach, Rick May, has worked with the team everyday, two hours at a time, to ensure that they are improving on what strategies are necessary for upcoming games. "We played very well against...

Show School Spirit This Season by Shopping at Central’s Online Sports Store

Show School Spirit This Season by Shopping at Central’s Online Sports Store

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

With hype for the 2018 basketball season on the rise you can keep up with the trend by representing Central's teams all while staying warm for the winter. Central partnered with an online sports shop @theathleticshop.com where you can get all the apparel you need with a wide array of different sport...

Central Cross Country Runner Nathen Vander Wilt Signs to Bryan College

Central Cross Country Runner Nathen Vander Wilt Signs to Bryan College

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Central is honored to be the home of many accomplished student athletes. Unfortunately, the seniors must begin looking towards the future. On November 14, Senior Nathen Vander Wilt signed to Bryan College. He received a partial tuition scholarship to run cross country. Despite other scholarship offers,...

Central’s 2018-19 Wrestling Team Anticipates Successful Season

Central’s 2018-19 Wrestling Team Anticipates Successful Season

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Hard work, effort, and practice are fundamental to being successful at any given sport, even if you’re constricted to tights. Central's wrestling season is back, and so are the dedicated team members hoping improve from last year and mentor the newcomers. The roster this year reveals how passionate...

Central High School Athletic Trainer, Sammie Jones, Makes an Effort to Keep Student Athletes Safe

Central High School Athletic Trainer, Sammie Jones, Makes an Effort to Keep Student Athletes Safe

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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Central High School's athletic trainer, Sammie Jones, is known and loved by all the student athletes across the school. She assists with injury prevention, emergency care, injury evaluations-- along with diagnosis-- and helps with the players' rehabilitation of energy. Jones moved to Chattanooga,...

The Girls’ Basketball Team Aims to Score Big During the 2018-2019 Season

The Girls’ Basketball Team Aims to Score Big During the 2018-2019 Season

Abby Young, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Basketball season for Central High School's Lady Pounders has once again commenced, and the team is ready and raring to compete. This season, the team is focusing on improving from last year. Coach Rick May is instructing the 11 players with his abundant knowledge and experience from 37 years of...

The Boys Basketball Team Introduces Brand New Line Up In hopes of a Successful Season

The Boys Basketball Team Introduces Brand New Line Up In hopes of a Successful Season

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

"Our Boys Basketball team will have a brand new look this year since we lost the majority of our players from the 2017-2018 varsity team," revealed Head Basketball Coach Rick Rogers. According to Rogers, the team will mainly rely on Jermichael Walker to be the point guard, as senior T.J Payne is out...

Pounder Cross Country Team Ends Season Well

Pounder Cross Country Team Ends Season Well

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Showcase

Central's cross country team had their last meet on Wednesday, October 24. This region meet was located at Camp Jordan in East Ridge, Tennessee. Many high school teams were represented, teams as far as Cookeville and as close as Soddy Daisy. Although none of the Pounders made it to State, they competed...

Football: Pounders on Top After Win Over East Hamilton

Football: Pounders on Top After Win Over East Hamilton

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

October 17, 2018


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The Central Pounders football team came out victorious against the East Hamilton Hurricanes on Friday, September 14. Since East Hamilton is a major rival of Central, this was a huge win for the Pounders. "Last week was a big, important regional game. It was a game that could've decided where the playoff...

The Lady Pounders Prevail Against The East Ridge Pioneers

The Lady Pounders Prevail Against The East Ridge Pioneers

September 25, 2018


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The Central Pounders and the East Ridge Pioneers have been rivals for as long as anyone can remember. This rivalry shows in every sport they play whether it is basketball, football, or soccer. However, it especially shows in volleyball. This past Thursday, the Lady Pounders and the Lady Pioneers went...

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