The Central Digest

  • There will be home basketball games Thurs. 16 and Fri. 17
  • Order yearbooks online at balfour.com
  • Early bird prom tickets will be sold every Fri. in Feb. for $40
  • The FAFSA deadline is Feb. 1
  • Donate gently used jeans in the armory

Central is Setting Up for a Comeback Going Into Week Three of Friday Night Lights

Central is Setting Up for a Comeback Going Into Week Three of Friday Night Lights

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

September 6, 2019

In the first football game of the season, the Pounders lost 27-6 to Notre Dame. Central played decently offensively, but they failed to execute offensive and defensive lines well, allowing Notre Dame to score 27 points. As the next game approached, the boys went into the match with strong energy....

Central Girls’ Soccer Team Plays Hard Against Howard During Their First Home Game

Central Girls’ Soccer Team Plays Hard Against Howard During Their First Home Game

Jack Graham, Videographer

September 5, 2019

The soccer season has begun again this year for the girls' team, and the Lady Pounders are already off to a good start. Their first home game took place Thursday, October 22, against Howard High School, and the team played hard. With the sweltering heat looming in the air, they finished the day with...

Friday Night Lights Have Finally Arrived

Friday Night Lights Have Finally Arrived

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

The first week of Friday night football is always exciting, from the lights and culture, to the passion in the players' hearts. The Central football team has worked tirelessly over the past few months to prepare for the first game of the season. They strive to win and be the best they can be Unfortunately,...

Central’s Volleyball Team is Spiking Their Way Into a New Season

Central’s Volleyball Team is Spiking Their Way Into a New Season

Karleigh Schwarzl, Sports Editor

August 31, 2019

Central's volleyball players have been working ruthlessly to prepare for the season, constantly trying to be the best team that they can be. They have been working all summer in preparation for the season. The new season is looking up, especially with the leadership and guidance of Captains Olivia Rawl...

Running Back Michael McGhee Gets Signed to Sewanee University of the South

Running Back Michael McGhee Gets Signed to Sewanee University of the South

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

It is an achievement in itself for one to be accepted into the college of their choice, however it is even more amazing to be scouted by a university personally as a result of one’s skill sets and achievements. Many athletes look towards the day when they can play on a collegiate level. Seni...

Central’s Baseball Team Receives Stadium Seats to Improve Stands

Central’s Baseball Team Receives Stadium Seats to Improve Stands

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Gene Lively, Central's baseball coach from 1984 to 2002, installed the school’s current seats in the Gene Lively Stadium during the early 90’s. They were formerly used in the Engle Stadium, the old Chattanooga Lookouts Stadium, back then. This year, however, baseball head coach, Franklin Carter,...

Boys Soccer Senior Night Concludes Regular Season

Boys Soccer Senior Night Concludes Regular Season

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

May 7, 2019

The boys' soccer team ended their regular season on April 25th as they played Silverdale Baptist Academy. The Pounders lost 2-5 against the Seahawks, but they never gave up. Since it was senior night, the boys fought for the ball and played with their heart one last time at home. The team looks forward...

Junior Varsity Cheerleading to be Available at Central Next School Year

Junior Varsity Cheerleading to be Available at Central Next School Year

Karleigh Schwarzl, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Cheerleading is more involved than most people may believe. Before Central students can become athletes, they must excel as students first. They have to perform well in the classroom before they can even be considered for the cheer squad. Mrs. Karen Atkins, the Central High ninth grade counselor, has...

The Lady Pounders Plan To Bring The Heat For The Upcoming Season

The Lady Pounders Plan To Bring The Heat For The Upcoming Season

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019

The new season for softball has finally begun and the Lady Pounders plan to bring the heat. The team practices every day for hours at a time. Assistant Coach Kelli Solock joined the team last year, with his help for the upcoming season, the team is ready for whatever comes their way. "Being new to...

Tennis Team Continues to Practice in Hopes of Defeating Opponents in New League

Tennis Team Continues to Practice in Hopes of Defeating Opponents in New League

Dakota Wootan, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Central's tennis season is in full swing and the team is still preparing to take on a new, yet difficult league. Some of the team members predict it will be a very competitive and rough season, but are optimistic and are still looking to have fun. "I think this season will be another tough one without...

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