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Today's Sports

  • Eagles lose in playoffs after...

    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.

    The Eagles led after the first quarter 15-14, but at halftime the Sabers had a 23-19 lead.

    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.

    But the Sabers outlasted the Eagles in overtime, scoring nine points to their eight.

  • Coaches to thank sponsors for...

    Central High School held its annual Fall Athletic Awards Night on Feb. 9, recognizing students who participated in football, cross-country and volleyball.
    “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,” said head football coach Craig Hatcher to supporters and sponsors of the event.

  • Eagles head to playoffs Wednesday

    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.

    Central finished third in Region IV AA behind number one Lee Central and number two Andrew Jackson.

    The Eagles finished their last regular season game this past Friday night, losing in overtime to North Central 53-48 at home.

    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.

  • Central High School honors...

    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.

    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.

  • Eagles head to playoffs Wednesday

    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.

    Central finished third in Region IV AA behind number one Lee Central and number two Andrew Jackson.

    The Eagles finished their last regular season game this past Friday night, losing in overtime to North Central 53-48 at home.

    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.

  • Lady Eagles finish season with...

    Central’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.

    North Central outscored the Lady Eagles 9-2 in the first quarter and lead 20-12 at the half.

    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.

  • Eagles lose to Stallions, but...

    Lee Central High School continued its dominance in Region 4AA by handing Central a 67-63 loss last Tuesday on the Eagles’ home court.

    The win gave the visiting Stallions a 10-0 record in the region and 18-3 overall.     

    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’ 16.

    In the second half, Lee Central put 18 points on the board while the Eagles could only muster 10.

  • Lady Eagles score season high 57...

     

    Central’s Lady Eagles hosted the Central Academy of Technology and Arts (CATAA) of Monroe, N.C., last Thursday  and handed the visitors a 57-26 defeat.

     

    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’ seven to be in front 23-12 at the half.

  • Eagles suffer two losses last...

    The Central High Eagles’ basketball team’s week started out with a heartbreaking 50-49 loss to region rival, Andrew Jackson, on Jan. 24.

    The Eagles overcame a 15-8 first quarter deficit to go in the locker room at half time, down 23-19.

    In the third period, Central outscored AJ 18-11 to end the quarter leading 37-34. The two teams exchanged the lead until Central took the lead with less than a minute to go in the game at 49-47.

  • Lady Eagles lose in overtime to...

    Central High School’s Lady Eagles fell to the Lady Rams of Chesterfield on Jan. 27 in overtime by a score of 52-46.

    Central had an 11-10 point lead at the end of the first period, but were down 20-18 at the half. 

    The Lady Eagles managed to tie the Lady Rams in the second half as they added 28 points to the Lady Rams’ 26.

    In the extra period, Chesterfield scored six points and held Central scoreless to get the region win.