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Assistant Baseball Coach Tanner Mowery Steps Down as He Steps Into His Future

ASSISTANT BASEBALL COACH TANNER MOWERY STEPS DOWN AS HE STEPS INTO HIS FUTURE-- Tanner Mowery playing catcher when he attended Central High School.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

April 29, 2020

All spring sports are being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and each sport has been heavily impacted in their own way. Whether it be that seniors are no longer playing the sport they loved or underclassmen having one less season of the sport that is near to their heart. Baseball in particular...

Central’s Seniors Offer Advice to Aspiring Athletes in Pursuit of Scholarships and Success

SENIORS GIVE UNDERCLASSMEN TIPS ON HOW TO EXCEL AT SPORTS AND EARN SCHOLARSHIPS -- Central has had many alumni go on to be successful sports players. The seniors give underclassmen an insight into the work that goes into succeeding in the athletic department.

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

April 3, 2020

High school is often regarded as a time of self discovery and new experiences. Most everyone can recall their “firsts” in high school, and they oftentimes look back on their experience, wishing that they had someone to help guide them through the next stage of life. Some people, having gained their...

Athletes Continue to Practice at Home Despite Spring Sports’ Indefinite Cancellation

SPRING SPORTS' INDEFINITE CANCELLATION LEAVES ATHLETES CONCERNED ABOUT THEIR SEASON --  Spring season, the busiest sports season of the year, comes to a stop due to coronavirus concerns.

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

April 1, 2020

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee recently announced that schools will remain closed until April 24, which is an extension to Hamilton County's March 27 return date, leaving no exception for sports games and practices. Since students are out of school for nearly a month, spring sports' seasons are left wit...

The Fate of Spring Sports is Still Pending

THE FATE OF SPRING SPORTS IS STILL PENDING — Among COVOD-19 concerns, all spring sports have been halted indefinitely.

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

March 27, 2020

With schools and businesses around the globe all feeling the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, many students’ regular schedules and events have been cancelled indefinitely. Central’s spring sports are among the many other events that are being postponed. “At this time, all after school activities...

Physical Education Classes are Conducted Online

PHYSICAL EDUCATION CONVERTS TO ONLINE LEARNING — Cheerleaders line up to honor senior sports players in the school gym during a pep rally.

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

March 27, 2020

Most everyone can vividly remember their experience in gym class, otherwise known as physical education. Pacer tests, the mile run, and the push up test, among countless other exercise drills, are all integral aspects of the high school gym requirements. With the rapid spread of COVID-19, Hamilton C...

The Pounders Fight Hard Against the Hixson Wildcats in Their First Two Games of The 2019-2020 Baseball Season

THE POUNDERS FIGHT HARD AGAINST THE HIXSON WILDCATS IN THEIR FIRST TWO GAMES OF THE 2019-2020 BASEBALL SEASON-- Senior Malcolm Tutton is pitching during the home game against Hixson High School.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

March 21, 2020

After anticipating the first official baseball game for months and having a long preseason to get ready for the season, the Central Pounders started playing under the lights, surrounded by the people that they love. The first official game of the season was away at Hixson High School. Going into the gam...

Kaigen Mulkey Signs to UTC on a Cross Country Scholarship

KAIGEN MULKEY SIGNS TO UTC ON A CROSS COUNTRY SCHOLARSHIP -- Kaigen Mulkey accepts his cross country scholarship.

Danae Wnuk, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Central High boasts numerous senior athletes who have either signed or committed to different colleges and universities on athletic scholarships. Recently, one of Central’s seniors, Kaigen Mulkey, signed with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). He received a scholarship for his achieveme...

Central’s Softball Team Aspires to Advance to State Tournament This Season

CENTRAL’S SOFTBALL TEAM ASPIRES TO ADVANCE TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT THIS SEASON -- Senior Ina Henderson is ready to hit the ball during their preseason practice.

DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

March 5, 2020

As Central's softball team makes preparations for the upcoming 2019-2020 season, they are setting goals for themselves to ensure that they go into the game with a positive, determined mindset. Being coached by Randy Crawford, the girls are practicing diligently, conditioning themselves, to make sure they play even stronger. "To prepare for the season, the team is practicing as muc...

Boys’ Basketball Team Focused on Growth this 2019-2020 Season

THE BOYS' BASKETBALL TEAM FOCUSED ON GROWTH THIS 2019-2020 SEASON -- Senior Alfonso Few blocks his opponent's throw.

Abby Young, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Basketball season has officially come to a halt, and the players and coaches are very proud of the work the boys put in. With brand new coaches and only three returning varsity players, the team was in a bit of a tough situation. However, the boys adequately assessed their situation and pulled through to create a great season. They were even able to accomplish things that the team ...

Girls End Basketball Season Having Persevered; Seniors West and Vaulx Named All-District


DayOnna Carson, Editor in Chief

March 3, 2020

As the season comes to a bittersweet end for Central's girls' basketball team, the Lady Pounders have made it their goal to communicate and coordinate their plays well as a team in order to play more effectively in each game. The Pounders’ overall record for the season comes to 7-13; however, they...

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