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Central High

  • Central High School honors athletes of fall sports

    Athletes who were involved in fall sports at Central High School were honored at an awards ceremony on Feb. 9 in the commons area of the school.

    The athletes who participated in football, cross-country and volleyball were recognized. All athletes of each sport were received medallions representing their sport. Certain students were honored for individual awards.

  • Lady Eagles finish season with loss at home

    Central’s Lady Eagles hosted North Central last Friday night for Senior Night and ended their season with a loss to the Lady Knights 48-39.

    North Central outscored the Lady Eagles 9-2 in the first quarter and lead 20-12 at the half.

    Central came back in the third period and outscored the Lady Knights 16-14, but were unable to make up the deficit in the final quarter.

  • Eagles on six-game winning streak

    Central High School’s basketball team continued posting wins in the scorebook after winning its last six games.

    The Eagles played at McBee on Jan. 14 and out-scored the Panthers 60-50.

    The Eagles jumped out to a 21-9 lead in the first quarter and held a commanding 31-21 lead at the half.

    At the end of the third period, the Eagles continued to hold the lead with a 43-28 advantage. The Panthers scored 10 points to the Eagles’ five in the last quarter, but were unable to catch up.

  • Lady Eagles fall to Cheraw in last seconds 40-39

    Central High’s Lady Eagles fell to county rival Cheraw in a region game last Friday night, 40-39.

    The Lady Eagles had led most of the game, but the Lady Braves fought back in the last three minutes to erase a five-point deficit to get the win.

    The teams were tied after the first period 10-10 and the Lady Eagles had a one-point advantage at the half 20-19.

    At the end of the third period of play, Central had increased its lead to 33-29, but Cheraw outscored them 11-6 in the final period.

  • Eagles corral the Stallions with seconds to go

    The Central High Eagles traveled to Bishopville on Nov. 4 and corralled the Lee Central Stallions in a thrilling last minute play.

    The Eagles won 34-32 on Kevon Wall’s 13-yard pass to Jay’Qua Clyburn with only 43 seconds remaining in the game.

    The Eagles finished their regular season 7-3 and will begin playoffs on Nov. 18.     

    Central got on the scoreboard first with 9:48 still on the first quarter clock when Tyquadrick Miller plunged into the end zone from one yard out.

  • Cross-country teams place in Top 10 in state meet

    The Central High Eagles cross-country team completed in the State Championship 2AA meet on Nov. 5 in Columbia and the boys’ team placed ninth with a score of 306.

    The girls’ team, with a score of 305, placed 10th in the girls’ competition.

    St. Joseph High School won the boys meet with a score of 32, and the girls meet with a score of 42.

  • Eagles take pride out of Lions; win homecoming game 34-13

    Central High School celebrated homecoming last week and concluded the week with a 34-13 win over Carolina Pride at William D. Johnson Memorial Stadium Friday.  The Eagles’ record now stands at 4-3.
    With 1:54 left in the first quarter, Central put points on the scoreboard first on a 48-yard, six-play drive, which ended with a 23-yard pass from quarterback Kevon Wall to Dez Knotts. Wall added the PAT to put the Eagles in the lead 7-0.

  • Lady Eagles end season with win over McBee

    Central’s Lady Eagles finished their season this past Wednesday at home celebrating senior night by defeating the McBee Lady Panthers. Central won set 1 with a score of 25-21; and set 2 with a convincing 25-5 score. McBee came back and downed Central 25-19 in set 3 and the last set had the Lady Eagles coming back with a 25-22 win.

  • Eagles cross country teams win county meet

    Central’s girls and boys cross country teams ran in the county meet last Thursday in Cheraw, and both teams were victorious.
    In the girls’ meet, there were only two teams that qualified, with Central winning over Cheraw.
    Kirsten Dale was first overall with a time of 24:34 and Miya McManus was second with a time of 24:54. Amber Leaird came in fourth at 26:12, followed by Isabella Moseley fifth (26:36) and Lizzie Outlaw sixth (27:21). Arian Louallen placed 11th with a time of 29:32.

  • Volunteers beat Eagles for first time in 20 years

    For the first time in 20 years, the Central Eagles lost to their host Andrew Jackson Friday night.

    The Volunteers came from behind in the fourth quarter scoring two touchdowns to defeat the Eagles 20-13. It was Central’s second loss in the region this season after losing to Cheraw last week at home.