Central High


    The CHS Eagles have launched their bid to defend their Class AA State Championship title. On a sweltering evening Thursday, July 21, Coach Joey Mangum and his staff ran the team through two hours of “no pad” drills and workouts.

  • Johnson cheered for Tigers and Eagles

    Again we go back a way to feature this week’s profile student ... one who never scored a touchdown or made a tackle, scored a basket or hit a foul shot, yet was a vital part of all the games.

  • North Augusta knocks CHS out of tournament

    Central was scheduled to play North Augusta at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 in their fourth game of the state tournament in Greer, but didn’t begin until 11:50 p.m. due to a rain delay. The game ended at 1:15 the next morning. If that wasn’t bad enough, Central lost the game 12-2 in 6 innings.

  • Mangum named SC Coach of the Year

    Central High School head football coach Joey Mangum was named by the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association as the statewide Coach of the Year at a banquet held in Greenville, SC this past Sunday, July 24. Statewide Coach of the Year honors are given in every sport each year and Mangum was recognized after leading the Central Eagles to a 15-0 season and state football title in 2010.

  • Deason played four years of baseball at Central

    This week we travel back more than 20 years for our “Where Are They Now?” athlete.

    Jeff Deason played four years of baseball for the Eagles and was the football team manager his senior year. Jeff graduated in 1989 from Central and was the Presidential Academic Award recipient.

  • Johnson was cheerleader for Pageland Tigers

    We go back over thirty-five years this week for our “Where Are They Now?” individual. This person did not play sports for Pageland High School, but played a vital role for the athletes with her shouting encouragement to them.
    Marilyn Johnson was a cheerleader for the Tigers three years and was co-captain her senior year. She also was a member of the Tiger Band and the Student Council. She graduated in 1974.

  • Lockhart signs with Gray Military

    Casey Lockhart, a 2011 graduate of Central High School recently signed to play football with Gray Military, a first-year prep school in Columbia, SC. He is the son of Lorraine Robinson and Sam Lockhart.

  • Roberts played basketball for Tigers

    We go back again this week to the days of the green and gold Pageland Tigers. Ronnie Roberts was the first of three brothers to play sports at Pageland High School. He played basketball for the Tigers and like his brothers was a vital part of his team.

  • Central Red team loses to Lancaster

    Central’s “Reds” baseball team lost their final game of the season last Wednesday to Lancaster by a score of 8-7. The team finished the year 7-1. 

    Playing in Great Falls and the scored tied 7-7 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Lancaster pushed across the winning run.

  • Caldwell’s one-hitter shuts out Rock Hill

    Right-hander Jonathan Caldwell tossed a one-hit shutout against visiting Rock Hill on Tuesday, June 21 in route to a Central “Blue” team 12-0 victory. The game was called after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. Caldwell pitched five innings, allowed one hit, walked one and whiffed 11 Rock Hill batters.