Today's Sports

  • South Pointe baseball team...
  • Eagles fall to the Cheraw Braves

    The Central High School Eagles were routed by the Cheraw Braves Friday night at William D. Johnson Memorial Stadium.

    The 27-6 defeat was the Eagles’ first region loss and put the team’s record at 2-2 on the season.

    The Braves jumped out early on their first possession of the game after Monte Pratt set sail on a 55-yard touchdown run with 7:40 remaining in the first quarter.

    Jonah Dyson kicked the PAT (point after touchdown) to increase the Braves’ lead to 7-0.

  • Central’s cross-country wins two...

    The Central boys cross-country team won the 5000 Meter Run at McBee High School Sept. 13, competing against seven other schools.

    The team’s winning time was 1:41:12. Sophomore Edgar Guzman finished third with a time of 19:27; E.J. Threatt was fourth at 19:29; and Tevin Cannon came in sixth with a time of 19:52.

    Other team members’ times include Hershel Connor 20:27; Walker Kirkley 21:27; Jamel Rushing 21:36; Jake Savage 21:59; Gavin Eubanks 23:59; Jalen Wilson 26:26; and Nic Wilson 34:31.

  • Lady Eagles win one of three...

    The Lady Eagles volleyball team was busy last week playing three games, two of them conference foes.

    Central started the week off on Monday, Sept. 12, hosting South Pointe Christian School and came up with the win.

    In set one, South Pointe overcame the Lady Eagles 25-23. Central won the second set 25-17 and the third one 25-21. South Pointe won the fourth set 25-21.

  • Smith’s four touchdowns lift...

    After 40 years of Central High School football, the Eagles played their 1A county neighbors, the McBee Panthers, in the first-ever regular season game between the two teams on Sept. 9 at McBee and recorded a 40-16 victory over the host team.

  • Junior Eagles nearly shut out...

    Central’s junior varsity football team played North Central at home Sept. 8 and sent the Knights home with a 20-6 loss.

    It took almost the entire first quarter before either team got on the scoreboard when quarterback Sabastian Richardson found Chancellor Funderburk on a 15-yard pass for a touchdown.

    Tyheim Miller added the two-point conversion and the Eagles went up 8-0 with just 36 seconds left in the first quarter.

  • Lady Eagles volleyball net two...

    The Lady Eagles volleyball team defeated Lee Central Sept. 6 on the road with deciding sets of 25-9, 25-13 and 25-11.

    Taia Blount had 10 aces and one kill; Brianne Middleton five aces; Miya Meadows four aces, 13 kills and two blocks; Logan Duvall three aces, two kills and four assists; Kourtni Blount one kill and six assists; Leah Stegall one ace and one kill; and Lanie Duvall had one kill and one assist.

  • New Heights Hawks soar over...

    The New Heights Middle School football team opened its regular season on Sept. 8 at home against North Central and came away with a 36-14 win.

    In the opening period, Shyhiem McManus connected with Tyreick Miller for a 35-yard touchdown pass. McManus ran for the two-point conversion and the Hawks led early in the game 8-0.

    During the second quarter, Rontavius Benjamin dashed 55 yards for a touchdown and Robert Price ran in for the conversion to put the Hawks on top 16-0.

  • Rain doesn’t stop Eagles’ reign...

    After rescheduling the Central High varsity football game for Thursday evening with Forest Hills to avoid a Friday night washout, it took only a few minutes for the game to be halted due to lightning.

    After an hour and a half rain delay, the Eagles came back on the field ready to take on the weather and the Yellow Jackets.

    Three-and-a-half hours after the original kick-off, the Eagles handed the visitors a 41-19 defeat.

  • Eagles lose season opener to...

    Central High opened its regular season on August 26 at home against defending 1A state champions and were dealt a 31-0 loss by the Lamar Silver Foxes.

    “We got beat by the best team in 1A football in South Carolina,” said head coach Craig Hatcher. “Hopefully our kids learned from this experience and we can move forward.”

    Lamar first got on the scoreboard with a 23-yard field goal by Audry Tedder to put the Silver Foxes in the lead 3-0 with 3:06 left in the first quarter.