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2017-18 Wrestling Team is Ready to ‘Wrestle’ The Upcoming Season

2017-18 Wrestling Team is Ready to ‘Wrestle’ The Upcoming Season

Kaylee York, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

For some, wrestling is a comical sport. The uniforms that the competitors are required to wear combined with the moves used to successfully pin down the opponent, are nothing less than hilarious. But for some, wrestling is a serious sport. It takes a lot of time, practice, and dedication to be successful. "Wrestling...

Athlete Spotlight: Michael McGhee Recently Nominated For Tennessee Mr. Football

Athlete Spotlight: Michael McGhee Recently Nominated For Tennessee Mr. Football

Bryson Eddy, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Sports are played in high school for many reasons. Maybe you want to feel like you are part of a team, or you just want to have fun. For Central High Junior Michael McGhee, it's more serious than that. Michael has been playing football since he was 6 years old, and he has dedicated a lot of his time...

Pounders Win in Heart Wrenching Final Second Win Over Sullivan South; 45-42

Pounders Win in Heart Wrenching Final Second Win Over Sullivan South; 45-42

Jake Johns, Copy Editor

November 10, 2017

As the first round of the TSSAA playoffs in are in full swing, the Pounders are ready to put in maximum effort and are ready to "Secure the Bag". For the first round of the playoffs, the Pounders faced the Sullivan South Rebels in a home game that was sure to be one to remember. In the final five...

Central Pounders Look for a Win Against Sullivan South in First Home Playoff Game in 14 Years

Central Pounders Look for a Win Against Sullivan South in First Home Playoff Game in 14 Years

Meghan Ducan, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017

As the Central 2017-2018 football season is coming to an end, the team is working non-stop to prepare for playoffs against the Sullivan South Rebels. The Pounder football team recently took home a huge victory against Hixson 52-6 but unfortunately lost 16-28 against the Tyner Rams. The Central Pounders...

Concussions Are A Worry At Central High School

Concussions Are A Worry At Central High School

Jailon Jackson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Football is one of the most dangerous sports to play. There are a lot of things that can happen during a football game or even practice. Injuries are a major issue in this sport and can ruin a player's career. If a player is dedicated to that sport that would be bad for that person and his career. If...

A Year Of Shining Victory: The 60th Anniversary of Central’s 1957 State Championship

A Year Of Shining Victory: The 60th Anniversary of Central’s 1957 State Championship

John Britt, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Editors Note: This article contains summaries and excerpts from the 1957 Champion Yearbook. Every year, a new group of people come out on the football field to give it their all at achieving victory. Some teams are destined to be great, as was the case with the 1957 Purple Pounders. They dominate...

The 2017 Central High School Volleyball Team Plays Hard as Season Comes to a Close

The 2017 Central High School Volleyball Team Plays Hard as Season Comes to a Close

Bailey Brantingham, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

The 2017 Central High School volleyball season has come to a close, but their excellent performance will leave an imprint on this school for years to come. This year, Robin Moore, who has worked with volleyball players for 30 years, is coaching the team once again. Holly Ware, the assistant coach, is...

Pounders Defend the Hill With Tremendous Win Over East Hamilton

Pounders Defend the Hill With Tremendous Win Over East Hamilton

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

September 26, 2017

The Central Pounders are more pumped than ever after taking a huge win over East Hamilton. The team withheld a strong lead throughout the game. With an ending score of 53-14, the Pounders dominated the Hurricanes. Head Coach Courtney Braswell states that the team has improved dramatically since last...

Central High’s Girls Soccer Team is Staying Strong Despite Injuries

Central High’s Girls Soccer Team is Staying Strong Despite Injuries

Haylee Smith, Columnist

September 20, 2017

The Central High girls soccer team has had a rough start to their season due to many injuries, but they are persevering  through hard times. According to Head Coach Tim Browder, "They never quit, no matter what the score, no matter what injuries or how tired they are, they just work really, really hard." The...

Pounders Take Kickoff Classic Win Over Walker Valley, 48-36

Pounders Take Kickoff Classic Win Over Walker Valley, 48-36

Jake Johns, Copy Editor

August 25, 2017

For the first annual Chattanooga Kickoff Classic at UTC's Finley Stadium, the Pounders took on the Walker Valley Mustangs in a game filled with competition. As the second game in the Kickoff Classic, Central took home an impressive win over Walker Valley with a score of 48-36. In the beginning of...

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