Central High

  • Lady Eagles fall to Keenan in first round of volleyball playoffs

    The Lady Eagles volleyball team made a quick exit from the Class 2A playoffs losing to the Lady Raiders of Keenan High School three games to one by scores of 21-25, 14-25, 25-16 and 22-25.

    Emily Bess served 15 of 15 with one ace and Brandi Cato served 24 of 25 and three aces to lead the team. 

  • Players of the game

    Once again the Eagles had a great game from players on both defense and offense in their 27-7 win over the visiting Cheraw Braves last Friday night to sew up the Region 4AA championship.

    “We got another outstanding effort from our defense tonight,” defensive coach Donny Benton said. “We didn’t get the zero (shutout) like we had hoped for, but it was a great effort. Both Uriah Roach and Tevus Funderburk had outstanding games.”

  • CHS plans exchange program for students and parents Nov. 21

    It is the time of the year at Central High School (CHS) where students get to share the public school experience with their parents. On Monday, November 21, parents will visit CHS and follow their child’s daily schedule. Assistant principal Nikki Miller said this is a great way to get them involved with their child’s education. 

  • Joynes played softball for Lady Eagles

    We travel back only 22 years to find this week’s “Where Are They Now?” athlete. Kim Joynes played outfield for Central’s Lady Eagles softball team. She graduated from Central High in 1989.

  • CHS cross country team in county, regional meets

    Central’s cross country team ran in the county meet Oct. 13 at Cheraw High School. The results of the meet were Cheraw in first with 17, South Pointe Christian second with 62, McBee third with 81, fourth was Chesterfield with 105, and Central was fifth with 126.

  • Players of the game

    Anytime your team holds their opponent to 39 offensive plays and minus 31 yards of offense, your defense has played an outstanding game.

    “We are playing great defense right now and I’m proud of our kids’ performance. This was our third shutout in the past four games and that’s pretty good,” defensive line coach Donny Benton said.

    As good as the defensive effort was, one player, Mark Hatten, had a standout game with seven tackles, two sacks, and one fumble recovery.

  • Eagles’ defense bests A.J. Volunteers 34-0

    Central’s defense allowed home standing Andrew Jackson absolutely nothing on offense Friday night holding the Volunteers to minus 31 yards of offense on 39 plays in the Eagles’ 34-0 win. The shutout was the fourth of the season for Central.

  • Lady Eagles volleyballers defeated by North Central

    Central’s varsity volleyball team ended their regular season Monday, Oct. 17 losing to North Central and finished the regular season with a record of 9-7. The Lady Eagles lost three games by scores of 25-11, 26-8, and 25-18.

    Emily Bess and Brandi Cato served five of five and Taylor Lowery had two aces to lead the team. Cato had seven kills and Amanda Clark had two. Bess had seven assists, Lowery six and Cato 1one. Clark had seven digs, while Bess, Jada Rogers and Brittany Hubbell each had four digs. Cato had one kill block.

  • Usher played for Tigers and Gamecocks and coached the Eagles

    We go back 43 years for this week’s “Where Are They Now?” athlete but I had only to cross the street to talk to my neighbor, Al Usher.

  • Players of the game

    Central’s defensive line Coach Donny Benton said of his team’s defensive effort last Friday night, “Mark Hatten and Trent Hutto really stood out tonight as did some other kids. The past three games we have played defense like we are known for.”

    There were three other players in addition to Hutto and Hatten who had an outstanding game. Ryheem Lockhart had eight tackles, Hatten, Hutto, and Quinton Raley had six tackles each and Tevus Funderburk had five tackles and a fumble recovery.