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Bowling Pounders See Progress Despite Loss at District Tournament

Bowling Pounders See Progress Despite Loss at District Tournament

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Despite not ending the season with the outcome they wanted, the  2017 Pounder bowling team saw progress in team accomplishments. Head Coach, Edward Potter, and Assistant Coach, Jerry Allen, worked hard to make not only the team as a whole stronger, but the individual players as well. The coaches keep...

Athlete Spotlight: Alivia Smith is ‘Goals’ in Basketball

Athlete Spotlight: Alivia Smith is ‘Goals’ in Basketball

Jacob Johns, Business Manager

January 15, 2017

Central High School is home for over a hundred different athletes from various different sports and while some found their love and passion in something other than sports, Alivia Smith found her passion in basketball. Smith, the sophomore prodigy, has been playing the sport throughout her academic...

Wrestling Round Up: Central Continues To Improve Despite Size

Wrestling Round Up: Central Continues To Improve Despite Size

Jared Eddy, Columnist

December 15, 2016

The Central High School boys wrestling team has wrapped up their season for now, but hopefully sees more matches in the future with the State Tournament coming up slowly. The team has a 6-2 record, 2-0 in the region,  and has continued to get better each match. Their first match was a tri-meet at Central,...

The Boys Basketball Team Striving For More Victories

The Boys Basketball Team Striving For More Victories

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

As the 2016-17 basketball season continues, the Central Purple Pounders remain head strong for future victories. The Central Pounders faced the Hixson Wildcats in a very frustrating game at Central High School on December 6th. Central managed to keep the lead until the Wildcats pulled through and tied...

Central’s Softball Team Packs Boxes For Forgotten Child Fund

Central’s Softball Team Packs Boxes For Forgotten Child Fund

DayOnna Carson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

Central's softball team has recently finished helping The Forgotten Child Fund pack toys just in time for the holiday season. Every year, Coach LeeAnne Shurette and the girls' softball team make it their goal to help their community. "It's very satisfying to be able to help others in the community....

No Challenge For the Girls Basketball Team! – Pounders Take Win Against Hixson and Howard

No Challenge For the Girls Basketball Team! – Pounders Take Win Against Hixson and Howard

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

The Lady Pounders basketball team took another win, this time against the Hixson High Wildcats on Tuesday, December 6th, with a score of 41-26. The girls' basketball coach, Rick May, explained the turning point in the game occurred when the girls started pressing Hixson's team. "We got turnovers...

Buzzer Beater by Alivia Smith Clinches Lady Pounder Basketball against Tyner

Buzzer Beater by Alivia Smith Clinches Lady Pounder Basketball against Tyner

Savannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2016

On Tuesday, November 22nd, the Lady Pounder basketball team tied up their shoelaces and pushed through with a one point lead against the Tyner Rams on the final buzzer. Being the team's first home game of the season, students from Central High all came together to watch the Lady Purple Pounders slam...

Wrestling Preview: Seniors Heyward and Coffman will Lead 2017 Pounder Matmen

Wrestling Preview: Seniors Heyward and Coffman will Lead 2017 Pounder Matmen

Meghan Duncan, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

The Central wrestling team is determined to bring the heat this season! Wrestling coach Ryan Mallory is returning as head coach for the 4th year at Central. The team consists of 21 wrestlers with only 9 returners. Mallory has been strong minded about all of his wrestlers and plans on taking his team...

Bowled Over: Pounders on Hot Streak to Start ’17 Season

Bowled Over: Pounders on Hot Streak to Start ’17 Season

Zeena Whayeb, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

The bowling team has been winning left and right as they add another win against East Hamilton earlier this month. On November 9th, the boys team also won against Bachman Academy, 26-1. The game took place at Leisure Time Lanes in Cleveland, TN. "The team we played was nice and we had fun," commented...

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