Central High

  • 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.

  • Eagles lose to Fairfield Central, beat Pelion

    Central’s varsity baseball team split their first two games in the District II Class AA playoffs, losing at home Thursday, April 25 to the Fairfield Central Griffins 9-6 and beating the host Pelion Panthers 3-1 Friday in the double elimination tournament.

    The Eagles jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings against Fairfield Central, only to have the visitors score one run in the inning and six more in the fourth, including a grand slam home run to take a 7-4 lead.

  • Belk, Evans and Sowell players of the week

    Carlee Belk, junior catcher for Central’s Lady Eagles softball team was named her team’s outstanding player of the week. She had five hits in her team’s two games, including two home runs and six runs batted in.