http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sports/rss.xml en Eagles corral the Stallions with seconds to go http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-corral-stallions-seconds-go <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/eagles_celebratebw.jpg" alt="The Central High School Eagles football team celebrate after winning just in the nick of time against Lee Central Friday night as there were only seconds left on the clock before they scored to win by two points. The Eagles go into the playoffs with a 7-3 record. " title="The Central High School Eagles football team celebrate after winning just in the nick of time against Lee Central Friday night as there were only seconds left on the clock before they scored to win by two points. The Eagles go into the playoffs with a 7-3 record. " align="left" hspace="6" width="197" height="85" /><p> The Central High Eagles traveled to Bishopville on Nov. 4 and corralled the Lee Central Stallions in a thrilling last minute play.</p> <p> The Eagles won 34-32 on Kevon Wall&rsquo;s 13-yard pass to Jay&rsquo;Qua Clyburn with only 43 seconds remaining in the game.</p> <p> The Eagles finished their regular season 7-3 and will begin playoffs on Nov. 18.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> Central got on the scoreboard first with 9:48 still on the first quarter clock when Tyquadrick Miller plunged into the end zone from one yard out.</p> Cross-country teams place in Top 10 in state meet http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/cross-country-teams-place-top-10-state-meet <p> The Central High Eagles cross-country team completed in the State Championship 2AA meet on Nov. 5 in Columbia and the boys&rsquo; team placed ninth with a score of 306.</p> <p> The girls&rsquo; team, with a score of 305, placed 10th in the girls&rsquo; competition.</p> <p> St. Joseph High School won the boys meet with a score of 32, and the girls meet with a score of 42.</p> Eagles conquer Knights 53-12 at last home game http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-conquer-knights-53-12-last-home-game <p> Central High School hosted North Central High on Oct. 28 for the Eagles&rsquo; last home football game of the year, sending the Knights back home with a 53-12 defeat.</p> <p> The win improved the Eagles&rsquo; record to 6-3 overall and 3-2 in Region 2A.</p> <p> North Central scored the first touchdown of the evening halfway through the first quarter, but failed on the PAT (point after touchdown) attempt to take a 6-0 lead.</p> <p> On the Eagles&rsquo; next possession, Devonta Robinson put Central on the scoreboard with a 19-yard scamper into the end zone.</p> Cross-Country boys win Region AA meet http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/cross-country-boys-win-region-aa-meet <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cross_country_color.jpg" alt="The Central High School Eagles boys&#039; cross-country team celebrate its first-place finish in the Region AA meet." title="The Central High School Eagles boys&#039; cross-country team celebrate its first-place finish in the Region AA meet." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Central High School hosted the Region AA Cross- Country meet Oct. 18 and the home team fans were able to cheer on the winning Eagles as they dominated with a score of 22.</p> <p> North Central was second with a 73, and Buford and Cheraw tied for third with a score of 84. Chesterfield was fifth with a 103 score.</p> <p> Chesterfield&rsquo;s Cuyler Wickham was the overall individual winner with a time of 18:39.</p> Central Eagles squeak by Buford 27-25 http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/central-eagles-squeak-buford-27-25 <p> The Central Eagles traveled across the county line to Buford Oct. 21 and managed to hold on for the win at Buford&rsquo;s homecoming game.</p> <p> Central got on the scoreboard first when Quan Chambers intercepted a Yellow Jackets&rsquo; pass and returned it for 99 yards with 6:35 left in the first quarter. The PAT kick failed and the Eagles led 6-0.</p> Junior Yellow Jackets sting Junior Eagles 30-6 http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/junior-yellow-jackets-sting-junior-eagles-30-6 <p> Central&rsquo;s junior varsity football team hosted Buford Oct. 20 and fell to the Junior Yellow Jackets 30-6.</p> <p> The entire first quarter was scoreless until 42 seconds remained before Buford scored on a 26-yard run.</p> <p> The conversion was good and the Junior Yellow Jackets led 8-0.</p> <p> Buford added another touchdown with seven seconds to go in the first half and with the two-point conversion, they took a 16-0 lead into halftime.</p> <p> With 6:46 left in the third quarter, the Yellow Jackets scored another touchdown and conversion to up their lead to 24-0.</p> Eagles take pride out of Lions; win homecoming game 34-13 http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/eagles-take-pride-out-lions-win-homecoming-game-34-13 <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/queen_and_princess.jpg" alt="Allie Parker, left, sponsored by coach&#039;s assistant Sam Mungo, was crowned 2016 Homecoming Queen Friday night. Daisha Funderburk, sponsored by senior football player Ja&#039;Qua Clyburn, was crowned 2016 Homecoming Princess." title="Allie Parker, left, sponsored by coach&#039;s assistant Sam Mungo, was crowned 2016 Homecoming Queen Friday night. Daisha Funderburk, sponsored by senior football player Ja&#039;Qua Clyburn, was crowned 2016 Homecoming Princess." align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /><p> Central High School celebrated homecoming last week and concluded the week with a 34-13 win over Carolina Pride at William D. Johnson Memorial Stadium Friday.&nbsp; The Eagles&rsquo; record now stands at 4-3.<br /> With 1:54 left in the first quarter, Central put points on the scoreboard first on a 48-yard, six-play drive, which ended with a 23-yard pass from quarterback Kevon Wall to Dez Knotts. Wall added the PAT to put the Eagles in the lead 7-0.<br /> Lady Eagles end season with win over McBee http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/content/lady-eagles-end-season-win-over-mcbee <img src="http://www.pagelandprogressive.com/sites/www.pagelandprogressive.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/vbpic.jpg" alt="The Central Lady Eagles volleyball team honors its senior players at Senior Night last Wednesday. Senior players include, from left, Shadell Harris, Alyssa Moree, Kourtni Blount, Taia Blount, Miya Meadows and Logan Duvall. " title="The Central Lady Eagles volleyball team honors its senior players at Senior Night last Wednesday. Senior players include, from left, Shadell Harris, Alyssa Moree, Kourtni Blount, Taia Blount, Miya Meadows and Logan Duvall. " align="left" hspace="6" width="262" height="85" /><p> Central&rsquo;s Lady Eagles finished their season this past Wednesday at home celebrating senior night by defeating the McBee Lady Panthers. Central won set 1 with a score of 25-21; and set 2 with a convincing 25-5 score. McBee came back and downed Central 25-19 in set 3 and the last set had the Lady Eagles coming back with a 25-22 win.<br />