http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sports/rss.xml en Volunteers beat Eagles for first time in 20 years http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/volunteers-beat-eagles-first-time-20-years <p> For the first time in 20 years, the Central Eagles lost to their host Andrew Jackson Friday night.</p> <p> The Volunteers came from behind in the fourth quarter scoring two touchdowns to defeat the Eagles 20-13. It was Central&rsquo;s second loss in the region this season after losing to Cheraw last week at home.</p> New Heights' Hawks manhandles McBee http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/new-heights-hawks-manhandles-mcbee <p> The New Heights Hawks football team hosted McBee Sept. 22 and shut them out 44-0.</p> <p> Robert Price intercepted a McBee pass at the 12-yard line, which led to the Hawks&rsquo; first touchdown. Ron Benjamin scored on a 44-yard run and also ran in for the two-point conversion.</p> <p> Benjamin added his second touchdown of the night on a 48-yard run and rushed in for the conversion to up the Hawks&rsquo; lead to 16-0.</p> Cheraw wins ‘Feeding the Hungry’ food drive http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/cheraw-wins-%E2%80%98feeding-hungry%E2%80%99-food-drive <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/food_drive_pic.jpg" alt="Shown, from left, are Tony Horne, Lee Sheeler and Monica Tucker of WoodmenLife with Mitch Leaird, Central’s athletic director, and David Byrd, Cheraw’s athletic director." title="Shown, from left, are Tony Horne, Lee Sheeler and Monica Tucker of WoodmenLife with Mitch Leaird, Central’s athletic director, and David Byrd, Cheraw’s athletic director." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> After eight days of students and staff bringing in canned food to Central and Cheraw High Schools, more than 3,400 pounds of food was collected for Harvest Hope.</p> <p> At halftime of the Eagles versus Braves football game Sept. 16, Cheraw High School&rsquo;s athletic department was awarded a check for $1,000 by WoodmenLife for their donation of more than 2,000 pounds of food.</p> <p> Central High collected 1,437 pounds.</p> <p> WoodmenLife sponsored the canned food drive to support its national focus of feeding the hungry.</p> Eagles win cross-country meet at North Central http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-win-cross-country-meet-north-central <p> The Central Eagles Cross-Country boys team won its meet at North Central High School Sept. 20 coming in with better times than the other 11 teams participating.</p> <p> The Eagles&rsquo; total time was 1:39:02. Cheraw edged out North Central for second at 1:44:26 with North Central on their heels with a time of 1:44:29. The Governor&rsquo;s School and Buford rounded out the top five teams.</p> <p> E.J. Threatt placed third with a time of 19:02. Tevin Cannon and Marc Espinoza were fifth and sixth at times of 19:41 and 19:46, respectively.</p> Junior Eagles defeat AJ Volunteers 44-26 http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/junior-eagles-defeat-aj-volunteers-44-26 <p> Central&rsquo;s junior varsity squad hosted Andrew Jackson Sept. 22 and defeated the visitors 44-26.</p> <p> Andrew Jackson drew first blood in the game coming on a 12-yard pass after only four plays and two minutes into the matchup.</p> <p> The extra point attempt failed and the Junior Volunteers held a 6-0 lead.</p> <p> Central answered with its own touchdown after driving 55 yards when Tyheim Richardson rushed in from nine yards out. Richardson also ran in for the two points to give the Junior Eagles an 8-6 lead.</p> Lady Eagles volleyball suffer losses http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/lady-eagles-volleyball-suffer-losses <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/volley_alyssa_moree_digs.jpg" alt="Lady Eagles&#039; Alyssa Moree dives for the ball." title="Lady Eagles&#039; Alyssa Moree dives for the ball." align="left" hspace="6" width="103" height="85" /><p> Central&rsquo;s Lady Eagles&rsquo; volleyball team lost three hard-fought games last week against McBee, Cheraw and Andrew Jackson.</p> <p> At McBee on Sept. 19, McBee edged out Central with scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 25-21.</p> <p> Logan Duvall had two assists and two digs; Shadell Harris one dig; Alyssa Moree one dig; Kourtni Blount two aces, two assists, two digs; Makayla Kirkley one dig; Miya Meadows one kill, one dig, one block; Brianne Middleton four aces, three blocks; Leah Stegall one ace, one kill; and Lanie Duvall three kills, one dig.</p> JV volleyball has tough two weeks http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/jv-volleyball-has-tough-two-weeks <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/volley_taylor_sowell.jpg" alt="Junior Lady Eagles Taylor Sowell goes for the ball." title="Junior Lady Eagles Taylor Sowell goes for the ball." align="left" hspace="6" width="54" height="85" /><p> The Junior Lady Eagles had a tough week Sept. 12-16, losing all three games played.</p> <p> On Sept. 12, South Pointe Christian School edged out the Junior Lady Eagles with scores of 28-26 and 26-24.</p> <p> McKensie Arant had one ace; Kylie Mangum four aces, two kills; Kylie Sims two aces, four kills, one assist; Taylor Sowell two aces, one kill; Madison Quick three aces, one kill; and Karly Kirkley two aces.</p> <p> On Sept. 13 at Buford, the Lady Jackets handed the girls their second loss of the week with scores of 25-13 and 25-19.</p> South Pointe baseball team presented rings http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/south-pointe-baseball-team-presented-rings <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/south_pointe_rings.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="202" height="85" /><p>