Central High

  • Lady Eagles defeat Buford in region action

    Central’s Lady Eagles basketball team whipped visiting Buford Friday night 63-57 to even their region record at 1-1 and 2-6 overall.
    The freshmen backcourt combo of Malia Rivers and Bianca Wallace combined for 51 of the Lady Eagles’ 63 points. Central led 20-16 at the end of the first quarter but were outscored 23-9 by the visiting Lady Yellow Jackets taking a 39-29 lead into the locker room at the half.

  • JV’s break even against Rams, Jackets

    Central’s junior varsity basketball team tasted defeat the first time this season Monday, Jan. 7, losing at Chesterfield as they fell to the Chesterfield Rams 49-46.
    Scoring for the Eagles were Dre’ Linton, 19; Travay Hatten, 12; Tristian Stewart, nine; D.J. Drake, five; Tebiaus Melton and Keenan Lowery, four each; and Dante Blakeney, De’Quan Tatem, and Calrico Miller, one each.

  • New Heights girls win first two games

    The New Heights Lady Hawks basketball team won their first two games of the year by defeating North Central and McBee last week.
    The Lady Hawks opened the season Monday, Dec. 2 by beating visiting North Central 39-10.
    “This was our opening game and I thought we played a good game. Our defense played an outstanding game. We came ready to play,” Lady Hawks Coach Shanitha Hamilton said.

  • CHS hopes to field B Team



    Progressive Journal Editor

  • CHS volleyball team holding camp

    Central High School volleyball Coach Jerica Usher will be presenting a volleyball camp from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 3.
    The camp is for girls ages 8 through 12 and will focus on the fundamentals of the sport.

  • Caldwell and Taylor named all region

    Sam Caldwell and Matthew Terry have been named to the Region 4AA Golf Team. Both are juniors at Central High School.
    Caldwell played in the individual state 2A championship last Monday and Tuesday at Indian River Country Club in West Columbia. He shot 89 both days of the tournament.

  • Eagles finish third in golf tourney

    Central’s golf team finished in third place in the Region 4AA golf tournament last Wednesday at Lancaster Country Club. The team played 36 holes in one day due to rain earlier in the week. The top two teams were Andrew Jackson and Indian Land and they will be Region 4 representatives this week in the state tournament at Indian River Country Club in West Columbia.

  • Eagles end season 16-9

    Progressive Journal Correspondent
    After winning the first game of the double elimination with Andrew Jackson last Wednesday, May 1, the Eagles came up short in the second game losing 14-7 and ending the 2013 season.
    A second game was necessary after the Eagles beat the home team 10-6 in the first game.

  • Region golf tournament is Wednesday

    Progressive Journal Correspondent
    The Region 4AA golf tournament which was to be held Monday and Tuesday of this week at Lancaster Country Club was rescheduled to be played Wednesday due to the rain. The teams will play all 36 holes.
    The Eagles’ only match last week with Cheraw on Thursday was cancelled due to the death of Cheraw’s boys’ basketball Coach Terrance Ford.
    Eagles golf Coach Mike Connelly said the team has gained two key members.

  • Funderburk and Blakeney players of the week

    Progressive Journal Correspondent
    Daisy Funderburk and Donta Blakeney are this week’s softball and baseball players of the week.
    Funderburk, the Lady Eagles’ junior shortstop, played flawless defense from her position last week, making several outstanding plays. Swinging the bat, Funderburk had three hits.
    Lady Eagles’ head coach Kevin Thurman spoke of his hard-working shortstop.