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Cheerleaders Have Already Started Preparing For Next Season

Cheerleaders Have Already Started Preparing For Next Season

Victoria Dutilly, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

The cheerleaders for the new season have been decided! They have already started practicing in order to be prepared for the season. Last season, there were 13 cheerleaders. This season, there are 16. The senior cheerleading captains for next season are Katee Heron and Desireé Delorenzo. The co-captains...

Tennis Season Ends with Central’s Madi Blackburn Advancing to Regional Tournament

Tennis Season Ends with Central’s Madi Blackburn Advancing to Regional Tournament

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

This past Monday and Tuesday marked the end of the 2017 Tennis season for most players. The district victors will continue on to the regional tournaments, which will be taking place on Monday, May 15 and Tuesday, May 16. "We've had a much larger team this year in comparison to last year's team, I'm...

Braswell to Coach TN-GA All-Star Football Game

Braswell to Coach TN-GA All-Star Football Game

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Head football coach, Courtney Braswell, has been chosen to coach the Tennessee v.s. Georgia  All-Star Football Game. The game is set for June 10th, beginning  7 PM at Chattanooga Christian School. Players participating in the game start practicing on June 5th. Braswell has been selected before...

Freshman Track Star Kaigen Mulkey Races His Way to the Top With Best 2-Mile Running Average

Freshman Track Star Kaigen Mulkey Races His Way to the Top With Best 2-Mile Running Average

Savannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2017

Oprah Winfrey once said that, “Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it,” and freshman Kaigen Mulkey is making the best of the four years while at Central High School. While being only a freshman and being a part of the cross country and track team,...

Sleep Deprivation is Common Among Central Athletes

Sleep Deprivation is Common Among Central Athletes

Brittney Hoang, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

According to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers need eight to ten hours of sleep per night to function in their best condition the following day. Unfortunately, one study has found that only approximately 15 percent of teenagers have reported sleeping the bare minimum. "This generation is definitely...

Athlete Spotlight: Alonzo Heyward, After Winning Over 100 Matches, Looks Back on High School Wrestling Career

Athlete Spotlight: Alonzo Heyward, After Winning Over 100 Matches, Looks Back on High School Wrestling Career

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

"My favorite part about wrestling is winning," began senior wrestler, Alonzo Heyward. Heyward has been wrestling since the 5th grade, but for him it is more than a sport, it has played one of the biggest roles in his life. Since his freshman year of high school, Heyward has won about 110 matches...

Basketball Teams and Cheerleaders Celebrate Senior Night with Two Big Victories

Basketball Teams and Cheerleaders Celebrate Senior Night with Two Big Victories

Victoria Dutilly, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

The girls' and boys' basketball team faced Red Bank in a well-anticipated game on February 7th. Red Bank's placement was number one in the district, but Central won 46-44, which secured our placement at third place in the district for the tournament. "We played really well and beat Red Bank," shared...

Athlete Spotlight: Mcclendon Curtis Recieves Full Ride Football Scholarship to University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Athlete Spotlight: Mcclendon Curtis Recieves Full Ride Football Scholarship to University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Savannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2017

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, senior and offensive lineman, Mcclendon Curtis, committed to playing football at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. "It's honestly a blessing that I have made it this far and I am really excited about the next upcoming months at UTC," said Curtis. Playing...

Athlete Spotlight: Miller Continues to Persevere on the Court

Athlete Spotlight: Miller Continues to Persevere on the Court

Jacob Johns, Business Manager

February 1, 2017

Miracle Miller, a senior Lady Pounder at Central, has been playing sports for most of her academic career. "I've been playing basketball since the third grade," shared Miller. "I became interested because my dad played basketball when he was in high school and it made me want to play." To every...

Athlete Spotlight: Hard Work Continues to Pay Off for Senior Wrestler Isaac Coffman

Athlete Spotlight: Hard Work Continues to Pay Off for Senior Wrestler Isaac Coffman

Eleanor Simmons, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Isaac Coffman, a senior at Central, has been wrestling since his freshman year, and all that hard work is finally paying off. "If you show that you have put in all your work, try hard, and focus on what you have to do, then you will get rewarded, and it is great getting the satisfaction of knowing...

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