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Central High Sophomore Runs His Way to State

Central High Sophomore Runs His Way to State

November 4, 2014

Andrew Wagner is a sophomore cross country runner at Central who has been running for four years. His commitment and hard work on the team have earned him a spot going to state. The last person to go state in cross country at Central was Nathaniel Nalley in 2012. In order to go to state, a runner needs...

Lady Pounders Basketball is Ready to Rise Up this Year

Lady Pounders Basketball is Ready to Rise Up this Year

Philip Bonnington, Sports Editor

October 31, 2014

The girls' basketball season starts on November 25 against East Ridge, and the girls are chomping at the bit to get on the court. After their season was cut unexpectedly short last year (losing in the first round of the regional tournament), the girls are looking to redeem themselves and advance farther...

Editorial: Time for New Running Shoes

Editorial: Time for New Running Shoes

Jared Eddy, Assistant Sports Editor

October 31, 2014

Cross country and track runners know the importance of wearing good shoes. Some shoes are made for distance while others are made for sprints. All running shoes lose 40% of their cushioning in just six months, even if one does not put many miles on them. "I never knew shoes were that much of a difference...

Central Pounders Upcoming Boys Basketball Season Looks Promising

Central Pounders Upcoming Boys Basketball Season Looks Promising

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

It's almost time to transition into the game of shooting threes and dunking on weak competition. The Pounders' Boys Basketball season starts Tuesday, November 25 here at home against East Ridge. This year, the team is looking for a championship with three returning seniors and a predominately junior-led...

Wrestlers Prepare for the 2014-2015 Season

Wrestlers Prepare for the 2014-2015 Season

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Assistant Editor and Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

Here it is again! The Central Pounders' wrestling team prepares for the 2014-2015 season with hopes of self-improvement, burliness, and victory. Ryan Mallory, Central's football and wrestling coach, holds high hopes for his wrestlers this year. After coming in fifth place last year at state finals,...

Girls’ Soccer Team Redeems Themselves In a Win After Multiple Losses

Girls’ Soccer Team Redeems Themselves In a Win After Multiple Losses

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Assistant Editor

September 30, 2014

On Tuesday, September 23, the girls' soccer team played a rough game against Rhea County. The girls battled for the whole 90-minute game. Chloe Nabors, Madison Pitts, Madison Rogers, and Hannah Holmberg played defense for the first half of the Rhea County game. They held the 18 and kept the ball out...

Defense Can’t Slow Red Bank, Lions Roll 37-7

Defense Can’t Slow Red Bank, Lions Roll 37-7

Jared Eddy, Assistant Sports Editor

September 28, 2014

The game looked like a nail biter in the first quarter. Red Bank's Demarcus Rivers returned a punt for 60 yards with eight minutes left to go in the first. Central countered with a one yard run from Quarterback Scout Morgan. "I just kept going and didn't give up," said Scout. It was 7-7 at the...

Lady Pounders, Double or Nothing

Lady Pounders, Double or Nothing

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Assistant Editor

September 23, 2014

On September 16, 2014, the Lady Pounders sprinted onto Central's field with spunk and determination. Ready to go, they stood on their toes as Sequatchie County High School touched the ball forward, starting the game. The second the ball moved, Central's girls took off. With a vigorous fight and foul...

Golf Concludes A Great Season

Alyssa Rosenzweig, Assistant Editor & Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

After a long, time-consuming golf season, the team finished better than previous years. Luke Robinson, the golf coach and a geometry teacher at Central, mentioned that he was proud of his team this season. "They worked hard, and I think most everyone improved as the season went on." "The season...

Student Section Erupts at Central High School

Student Section Erupts at Central High School

Kaleb Blanton, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

On Friday night at Central Memorial Stadium, the Central Purple Pounders dominated Marion County 7-0. The crowd was absolutely huge, and Central's student section was in full force supporting the football team. Every good sports team has a good student section. In Central's past, there have been small...

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