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Central Pounders Look for a Win Against Sullivan South in First Home Playoff Game in 14 Years

Central Pounders Look for a Win Against Sullivan South in First Home Playoff Game in 14 Years

Meghan Ducan, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017

As the Central 2017-2018 football season is coming to an end, the team is working non-stop to prepare for playoffs against the Sullivan South Rebels. The Pounder football team recently took home a huge victory against Hixson 52-6 but unfortunately lost 16-28 against the Tyner Rams. The Central Pounders...

Concussions Are A Worry At Central High School

Concussions Are A Worry At Central High School

Jailon Jackson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Football is one of the most dangerous sports to play. There are a lot of things that can happen during a football game or even practice. Injuries are a major issue in this sport and can ruin a player's career. If a player is dedicated to that sport that would be bad for that person and his career. If...

A Year Of Shining Victory: The 60th Anniversary of Central’s 1957 State Championship

A Year Of Shining Victory: The 60th Anniversary of Central’s 1957 State Championship

John Britt, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Editors Note: This article contains summaries and excerpts from the 1957 Champion Yearbook. Every year, a new group of people come out on the football field to give it their all at achieving victory. Some teams are destined to be great, as was the case with the 1957 Purple Pounders. They dominate...

The 2017 Central High School Volleyball Team Plays Hard as Season Comes to a Close

The 2017 Central High School Volleyball Team Plays Hard as Season Comes to a Close

Bailey Brantingham, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

The 2017 Central High School volleyball season has come to a close, but their excellent performance will leave an imprint on this school for years to come. This year, Robin Moore, who has worked with volleyball players for 30 years, is coaching the team once again. Holly Ware, the assistant coach, is...

Pounders Defend the Hill With Tremendous Win Over East Hamilton

Pounders Defend the Hill With Tremendous Win Over East Hamilton

Meghan Duncan, Sports Editor

September 26, 2017

The Central Pounders are more pumped than ever after taking a huge win over East Hamilton. The team withheld a strong lead throughout the game. With an ending score of 53-14, the Pounders dominated the Hurricanes. Head Coach Courtney Braswell states that the team has improved dramatically since last...

Central High’s Girls Soccer Team is Staying Strong Despite Injuries

Central High’s Girls Soccer Team is Staying Strong Despite Injuries

Haylee Smith, Columnist

September 20, 2017

The Central High girls soccer team has had a rough start to their season due to many injuries, but they are persevering  through hard times. According to Head Coach Tim Browder, "They never quit, no matter what the score, no matter what injuries or how tired they are, they just work really, really hard." The...

Pounders Take Kickoff Classic Win Over Walker Valley, 48-36

Pounders Take Kickoff Classic Win Over Walker Valley, 48-36

Jake Johns, Copy Editor

August 25, 2017

For the first annual Chattanooga Kickoff Classic at UTC's Finley Stadium, the Pounders took on the Walker Valley Mustangs in a game filled with competition. As the second game in the Kickoff Classic, Central took home an impressive win over Walker Valley with a score of 48-36. In the beginning of...

Central Pounders Baseball Finishes Off Strong At Regional Championships

Central Pounders Baseball Finishes Off Strong At Regional Championships

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

The 2017 Baseball season started off at full speed after winning the first game against Howard, 21-1. Head Baseball Coach, Glen Carter has prepared his team for the best as well as the worst of times, and since last year, the team has made a big improvement. "Last season, we lost a game 14-18 an didn't...

Lady Pounders Softball Team Bring Season to State Championship

Lady Pounders Softball Team Bring Season to State Championship

May 19, 2017

Just like the 2016-17 school year, the softball season at Central High School is winding down to a close as the fight for the State Championship is underway. Central's girls have been practicing until their bodies ached and their energy ran dry, but hope was never lost. The climb to the top is rough...

Athlete Spotlight: Kolby Hinshaw Continues to be a Great Leader

Athlete Spotlight: Kolby Hinshaw Continues to be a Great Leader

Eleanor Simmons, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Kolby Hinshaw left Central ecstatic on April 12. On that day, there was a baseball game occurring at Hixson. There were four district games being played at the time. Central having been defeated by Hixson in an earlier game by a score of 9-4, kicked it into high gear. Hinshaw was a key player during...

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