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Physical Education Classes are Conducted Online

Physical Education Classes are Conducted Online

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

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

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 State Tournament This Season

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

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

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

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...

2019-2020 Wrestling Season Ends With Successful Victories

2019-2020 Wrestling Season Ends With Successful Victories

Ashley Coleman, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Wrestling had a very intense season this year; many students were able to represent Central at the state level and many more in the regional level. Now that the season has come to an end, the team finalized with an overall score of 10-11 in the dual meet competitions. "We went from not having a single...

Cedric Williams Signs to Tennessee Wesleyan and is Awarded Several Scholarships for Excellence in Bowling

Cedric Williams Signs to Tennessee Wesleyan and is Awarded Several Scholarships for Excellence in Bowling

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

At Central, many of the students have an array of goals and aspirations. Some of these objectives often come with valuable benefits that students can use to their advantage. Senior Cedric Williams has used his love for bowling as a way of financial support. He has been offered several scholarships for...

Senior Marquis Ray Signs to Maryville College on a Football Scholarship

Senior Marquis Ray Signs to Maryville College on a Football Scholarship

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

February 25, 2020

Central High has recently recognized many seniors for signing or committing to colleges and universities for their exceptional athletic ability. Coaches and families could not be more proud for each of the students. They see it as a true achievement on their part as well as the students'. Senior Marquis...

Boys Soccer Aims for a Season Full of Victory

Boys Soccer Aims for a Season Full of Victory

Cassandra Castillo, Copy Editor

February 20, 2020

As the boys soccer season begins, players dedicated to the sport have begun to prepare for the season by staying after school to practice as a team. The boys have been conditioning on Tuesdays and Thursdays since the return of winter break to get back in shape for the official season. They plan to practic...

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