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Central’s Wrestling Team Looks Back on This Season’s Achievements

Central’s Wrestling Team Looks Back on This Season’s Achievements

DayOnna Carson, Head Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

As this year's wresting season comes to a close, our players take this time to reflect on their overall performance. Central's wrestlers have practiced vigorously in preparation for each and every match so that they may fulfill their goal of putting forth optimum effort. "My goals for the season were...

Lady Pounders Basketball Perseveres Towards Improving

Lady Pounders Basketball Perseveres Towards Improving

Matthew Davis, Assisstant Editor

January 25, 2018

Basketball season is in full swing here at Central, but is not going as planned. For the Lady Pounders, the goal is to win the district tournament. "We want to win the district tournament, but have been struggling by not executing very well. We have young players, no seniors, so they don't have much...

Central’s Boys Basketball Team Strives For More Success Despite Mid-Season Struggles

Central’s Boys Basketball Team Strives For More Success Despite Mid-Season Struggles

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

January 23, 2018

Central’s Boys Basketball team is mid-season of what seems to be a progressing year. Head Coach Rick Rogers stated that since last season, the team has been working diligently to become the best team they can possibly be before the district tournament in February. “Even though we have the smallest,...

Central Wrestling Team Loses to Walker Valley; Competes Well in Ooltewah Invitation

Central Wrestling Team Loses to Walker Valley; Competes Well in Ooltewah Invitation

Blake Catlett, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Central competed in the Ooltewah Invitational on December 2, where Haiden Dill dominated and placed first in his weight class (113). Charles Jones also performed really well at the Ooltewah Invitational, placing fourth in his weight class (285). However, Thursday's match against Walker Valley High...

Central To Receive A Brand New Track

Central To Receive A Brand New Track

Jailon Jackson, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

After many months of waiting and fundraising, Central High is finally receiving a new track. Central's current track will be broken down starting in December, followed by the construction of the new track. Central's current track was constructed in 1968. Similar to the original track, the Hamilton County School Board...

Girls Basketball Team Hoping to Improve from Last Season

Girls Basketball Team Hoping to Improve from Last Season

Cassandra Castillo, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

Basketball season has arrived and the Lady Pounders are getting ready for a great season; a season where they hope to be victorious. "I plan to try and separate basketball from all the other aspects of my life. This will halo me not to bring drama to the team and find time to keep my grades up," declared...

Forward Thinking For The 2018 Boy’s Basketball Season

Forward Thinking For The 2018 Boy’s Basketball Season

John Britt, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

It is almost time for basketball season, with tryouts completed, many people are wondering what the boy's team could look like this year. "I have high hopes for this season, there will be a fair amount of parity in the league. We should be able to compete with nearly every other team in the league...

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...

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