Central High

  • 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.

  • Roberts played three sports for PHS Tigers

    We go back 40 years to track down this week’s “Where Are They Now?” athlete. Lurie Roberts played basketball five years, baseball four years, and football two years for the Green and Gold of Pageland High School. He was named all-conference in basketball both his junior and senior years. He graduated from Pageland High in 1971.

  • Central’s Red team unbeaten

    Central’s “Red” Dixie Majors team scored five runs in the first inning Monday, June 13 in a home game against York in route to a 12-2 win in a game called after five innings due to the 10-run rule.

    Bradley Brown was the winning pitcher hurling the first two innings allowing one hit and striking out four.

  • Central’s Dixie Pre-Majors Reds whip McBee

    Central’s Red team improved their record to 2-0 last Monday night whipping McBee by a score of 7-3.

    Bradley Brown was the winning pitcher, working four innings and allowing four hits and striking out four. Robbie Burch pitched 3three innings, striking out five and allowing only one hit.

  • Funderburk played & softball for Lady Eagles

    We only go back 10 years to profile this week’s “Where Are They Now?” athlete. Stacy Funderburk played both volleyball and softball for Central’s Lady Eagles.

  • Athletes honored at awards ceremony

    Central High School honored its athletes last Thursday evening for their 2010-2011 accomplishments in all sports except football. Those athletes were recognized in March during the state championship ring ceremony.
    Following the invocation led by student body president-elect J.R. Mangum, athletic director Joey Mangum welcomed everyone to the program and praised the volunteer coaches for all the support they give to the various sports’ programs. He also thanked the parents for allowing their children to participate in Central High athletics.

  • Wright signs with Florence Darlington Tech

    Candice Wright, a senior on the Lady Eagles’ 2011 2A state championship team, has signed to play with the Florence Darlington Stingers softball team.
    “I really like the coach,” Wright said. “He is a very nice man. The school has a solid softball program and they have a very pretty campus. I’m really excited and looking forward to playing college softball. Also, Ashley Chambers has signed to play there as well, so we will still be playing together.”
    Wright continued, “I enjoyed playing sports at Central and I’m sure I will miss my teammates and the coaches. Once an Eagle, always an Eagle!”

  • Where are they now?

    This week’s “Where Are They Now?” profile athlete Will Funderburk played receiver on the football team and outfield on the baseball team. He played varsity football for three years and baseball for two years.
    Funderburk was named an Athlete Scholar by the South Carolina High School League his senior year. He was also named to the Central High School Wall of Fame by the teachers. He graduated from Central in 2002.
    Will attended the University of South Carolina earning his B.S. Degree in sports entertainment and management in 2006. He is employed by Dupont in Monks Corner, S.C.