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Central Takes Shutout Loss Against Anderson County

CENTRAL FOOTBALL LOSES TO ANDERSON COUNTY IN WEEK EIGHT OF FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS -- The Pounders set up on the line of scrimmage to defend the end-zone.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

October 23, 2020

On Friday, October 16, the Central Pounders played against the Anderson County Mavericks on their home field. This was a big night for the Pounders, being one of the toughest games of the season. Anderson County went into the game undefeated in the district. With only winning one game this season and...

Central Football Lose Their Final Home Game of the Season to East Ridge

CENTRAL FOOTBALL LOSES TO EAST RIDGE -- Junior Noah Collins runs down the field, gaining significant yardage.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

On Thursday, October 8, the Central Pounders played East Ridge High School on their home field. This was Central's last home game of the season, meaning it was Senior Night. This night holds the seniors' last moments playing in the Central stadium. This game sat heavily on the seniors' hearts. The team app...

The Pounders Lose Their Homecoming Game Against Howard

CENTRAL FOOTBALL LOSES AN IMPORTANT GAME TO HOWARD -- Freshman Quarterback Evan Schwarzl sits back in the pocket preparing to throw.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

October 8, 2020

On Friday, October 2, the Central football team played Howard at home. This was the homecoming game for the Pounders, as the final home games were approaching. As the game approached kickoff, there was a strong confidence present in the team; they came out ready to play. "We were very confident, e...

Central Soccer Loses Tough Battles to Bradley Central and East Hamilton

CENTRAL LOSES AGAINST BRADLEY CENTRAL AND EAST HAMILTON DESPITE EFFORTS -- Freshman Cholee Cannon runs back down the field to stop the Bradley Central Bearettes from scoring.

Amber Burchfield, Staff Writer

October 5, 2020

With soccer season still among us, the girls' soccer team played both Bradley Central and East Hamilton last week. Going into the first game, the Pounders sustained two injuries. With only playing with ten players originally, this knocked the team down to eight. This meant that each coach would have to agree...

The Lady Pounders Sweep Lookout Valley

LADY POUNDERS SWEEP LOOKOUT VALLEY -- Junior Alona Allen punishes the Patriots' defense with a powerful spike.

Luke Keown, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

This week, the Lady Pounders completed their 2020 season. Central hosted the Lookout Valley Yellowjackets on Monday, September 28, and the Chattanooga Patriots on Tuesday, September 29. On Monday night, the Lady Pounders re-matched Lookout Valley. In the first set, the purple and gold established...

The Girls’ Soccer Team Takes a Tough Loss Against Sequatchie

THE GIRLS' SOCCER TEAM TAKES A TOUGH LOSS SEQUATCHIE -- Junior Karleigh Schwarzl kicking the ball to her teammates during the game against Sequatchie.

Amber Burchfield, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22, Central's girls' soccer team traveled an hour away to duel with Sequatchie High School. Central took a devastating loss against Sequatchie, with a final score of 1-0. Although the girls played very well, the Pounders did not come out on top. With the soccer season still in session...

Lady Pounders Dominate McMinn Central Chargerettes


Luke Keown, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

As the 2020 Lady Pounders' volleyball season is winding down, the ladies have just five regular season games to go. The Lady Pounders hoped to improve their district standing throughout this week's games against the Chattanooga School for the  Arts and Sciences (CSAS), McMinn Central, and Hixson. On...

Central Football Lose To East Hamilton in Week Five

CENTRAL FOOTBALL LOSES TO EAST HAMILTON IN WEEK FIVE -- Freshman Evan Schwarzl throws up a pass to the receiver.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

September 25, 2020

On Friday, September 18, the Pounders traveled to East Hamilton High School to play in week five of Friday night lights. The Pounders went into the game with a record of 1-3, playing tough teams but winning against Sequoyah. East Hamilton's record was 3-1, only losing to Red Bank. Going into the game, th...

The Girls’ Soccer Team Celebrates Their First Win of the Season

THE GIRLS' SOCCER TEAM CELEBRATES THEIR FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON -- Central players run towards the ball during the game against East Ridge.

Kendra Jones, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

As Fall sports progress, the girls' soccer team is preparing to start their 2020-2021 season. The team currently has 10 players, but needs 11 to have an official team. Anyone that is interested in joining the team should contact Coach John Brittingham. The team currently has no seniors, and a pretty...

Central Football Takes a Loss to Baylor in Week Four

CENTRAL FOOTBALL TAKES A LOSS TO BAYLOR IN WEEK FOUR -- Junior Michael Watson fights through the Raiders' defense to push the ball forward.

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

On Friday, September 11, the Pounders made their way to the Red Raider Stadium, where they would play Baylor in week four of Friday night lights. This was the first game of the season for Baylor, which meant Central came into the game having studied Baylor's film from the previous season. Although, the...

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