http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Eagles lose in playoffs after two overtimes http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-lose-playoffs-after-two-overtimes-0 <p> The Central Eagles basketball team lost in the first round of the state playoffs on February 15, falling to Southside Christian of Simpsonville 71-70 after two overtimes.</p> <p> The Eagles led after the first quarter 15-14, but at halftime the Sabers had a 23-19 lead.</p> <p> Central scored 16 points in the third period, holding Southside to 15. The Eagles tied the game in the final period to take the game into overtime, tied 62-62.</p> <p> But the Sabers outlasted the Eagles in overtime, scoring nine points to their eight.</p> Coaches to thank sponsors for support of awards banquet http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/coaches-thank-sponsors-support-awards-banquet <p> Central High School held its annual Fall Athletic Awards Night on Feb. 9, recognizing students who participated in football, cross-country and volleyball.<br /> &ldquo;Our students are the future of this great community and without your help with events like this, some of them would never get a chance to be a part of something this important and traditionally rich,&rdquo; said head football coach Craig Hatcher to supporters and sponsors of the event.</p> Eagles head to playoffs Wednesday http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-head-playoffs-wednesday-0 <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/connelly.jpg" alt="Central Athletic Director Mitch Leaird, far left, and principal Dr. Judd Starling, right, present Mike Connelley, basketball coach, with an arrow." title="Central Athletic Director Mitch Leaird, far left, and principal Dr. Judd Starling, right, present Mike Connelley, basketball coach, with an arrow." align="left" hspace="6" width="81" height="85" /><p> The Central Eagles basketball team will travel to Southside Christian School in Simpsonville on Feb. 15 to compete in the first round of the Class AAstate championship.</p> <p> Central finished third in Region IV AA behind number one Lee Central and number two Andrew Jackson.</p> <p> The Eagles finished their last regular season game this past Friday night, losing in overtime to North Central 53-48 at home.</p> <p> North Central went ahead in the first quarter 14-9 and outscored the Eagles in the second period 15-8 to have a halftime lead of 29-17.</p> Central High School honors athletes of fall sports http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/central-high-school-honors-athletes-fall-sports <p> Athletes who were involved in fall sports at Central High School were honored at an awards ceremony on Feb. 9 in the commons area of the school.</p> <p> The athletes who participated in football, cross-country and volleyball were recognized. All athletes of each sport were received medallions representing their sport. Certain students were honored for individual awards.</p> Eagles head to playoffs Wednesday http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-head-playoffs-wednesday <p> The Central Eagles basketball team will travel to Southside Christian School in Simpsonville on Feb. 15 to compete in the first round of the Class AAstate championship.</p> <p> Central finished third in Region IV AA behind number one Lee Central and number two Andrew Jackson.</p> <p> The Eagles finished their last regular season game this past Friday night, losing in overtime to North Central 53-48 at home.</p> <p> North Central went ahead in the first quarter 14-9 and outscored the Eagles in the second period 15-8 to have a halftime lead of 29-17.</p> Lady Eagles finish season with loss at home http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/lady-eagles-finish-season-loss-home <p> Central&rsquo;s Lady Eagles hosted North Central last Friday night for Senior Night and ended their season with a loss to the Lady Knights 48-39.</p> <p> North Central outscored the Lady Eagles 9-2 in the first quarter and lead 20-12 at the half.</p> <p> Central came back in the third period and outscored the Lady Knights 16-14, but were unable to make up the deficit in the final quarter.</p> Eagles lose to Stallions, but crush CATAA http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-lose-stallions-crush-cataa <p> Lee Central High School continued its dominance in Region 4AA by handing Central a 67-63 loss last Tuesday on the Eagles&rsquo; home court.</p> <p> The win gave the visiting Stallions a 10-0 record in the region and 18-3 overall.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> The Stallions were 21-16 over the Eagles in the first period, but the Eagles held their own in the second quarter scoring 16 points to the Stallions&rsquo; 16.</p> <p> In the second half, Lee Central put 18 points on the board while the Eagles could only muster 10.</p> Lady Eagles score season high 57 points to defeat Union Academy http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/lady-eagles-score-season-high-57-points-defeat-union-academy <p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size:16px;">Central&rsquo;s Lady Eagles hosted the Central Academy of Technology and Arts (CATAA) of Monroe, N.C., last Thursday&nbsp; and handed the visitors a 57-26 defeat. </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size:16px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size:16px;">The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 10-5 first quarter lead and added 13 more points in the second period to the Lady Cougars&rsquo; seven to be in front 23-12 at the half. </span></p>