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 Baseball Working Hard Towards District and State Tournaments

Central Baseball Working Hard Towards District and State Tournaments

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

April 6, 2019

Throughout this season, Central's baseball team has been working hard succeed and prove their dominance. On Monday, April 1 Central baseball beat Tyner with an 18 to seven win. The game started with senior player Cody Nation pitching. Tyner got ahead with five runs in the first two innings, and Central...

Central’s Cheerleaders Make Preparations for the New School Year

Central’s Cheerleaders Make Preparations for the New School Year

Abby Young, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

As the 2018-2019 school year is slowly but surely coming to an end, Central's cheerleading squad is just beginning to prepare for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. With the leadership of the team's head and assistant coach, the cheerleaders have set goals for themselves individually and as a team....

Central Track and Field Prepares for Upcoming Season

Central Track and Field Prepares for Upcoming Season

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

March 6, 2019

Spring sports season is around the corner and the teams and athletes are training in order to be ready to compete once the season actually begins. The Pounders' track and field team has been preparing for months now, doing various work outs and drills. Head Coach Matthew Joyner and Coach Brett Parrott...

Central’s Boys Basketball Team Aims Toward Success This Season

Central’s Boys Basketball Team Aims Toward Success This Season

Marshall Sims, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Basketball is one of Americans’ favorite sports to spectate and play, especially if local high school teams are involved. The Pounders have made a successful comeback during this season with a record of six wins to nine losses. “We're trying to put up a good fight," said Rick Rogers, the coach...

Central’s Wrestling Team Hopes to Send Multiple Players to Region Tournament

Central’s Wrestling Team Hopes to Send Multiple Players to Region Tournament

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

February 6, 2019

As wrestling season comes to a close, the hype of the sport only grows. For the past few months, the coaches and players have been preparing for the region tournament. Many players have grown tremendously as individuals and as wrestlers. Head Coach Ryan Mallory expects multiple returning players to succeed...

Senior Cheerleaders and Boys Basketball Players Anticipate Life After Central

Senior Cheerleaders and Boys Basketball Players Anticipate Life After Central

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019

As their final year of grade school approaches its end, the 2018-2019 seniors of the basketball and cheerleading teams are beginning to plan for their lives after high school. Following a huge win for the boys basketball team, many of the seniors were acknowledged for what they have accomplished in their...

Lady Pounders Basketball Team Looks Back on This Season’s Achievements

Lady Pounders Basketball Team Looks Back on This Season’s Achievements

Kirstin Langton, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Central High School’s Lady Pounders went through many ups and downs this season. With six wins and four more games to go, the team is very proud of their accomplishments this season. According to many teammates, Ja'Nya West is Central’s star player. West is a junior who has been playing basketball...

Senior Ivan Michel Llamas is Awarded with Soccer Scholarship from Tennessee Wesleyan University

Senior Ivan Michel Llamas is Awarded with Soccer Scholarship from Tennessee Wesleyan University

Kirstin Langton and DayOnna Carson

January 16, 2019

Central High School is proud to be the home of several seniors that have been awarded with scholarships, and Ivan Michel Llamas is among that ongoing list. Llamas was the recipient of a scholarship offer to play soccer for Tennessee Wesleyan University. The scholarship is valued at $9,800, which covers...

Show School Spirit This Season by Shopping at Central’s Online Sports Store

Show School Spirit This Season by Shopping at Central’s Online Sports Store

Jaheim Williams, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

With hype for the 2018 basketball season on the rise you can keep up with the trend by representing Central's teams all while staying warm for the winter. Central partnered with an online sports shop @theathleticshop.com where you can get all the apparel you need with a wide array of different sport...

Central Cross Country Runner Nathen Vander Wilt Signs to Bryan College

Central Cross Country Runner Nathen Vander Wilt Signs to Bryan College

Celisia Snakenberg, Sports Writer

December 12, 2018

Central is honored to be the home of many accomplished student athletes. Unfortunately, the seniors must begin looking towards the future. On November 14, Senior Nathen Vander Wilt signed to Bryan College. He received a partial tuition scholarship to run cross country. Despite other scholarship offers,...

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