Today's Sports

  • Eagles take pride out of Lions;...

    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.  The Eagles’ record now stands at 4-3.
    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.

  • Lady Eagles end season with win...

    Central’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.

  • Pageland Dragway race results,...

    The winner of Friday’s Gamblers Race at Pageland Dragway was Jason Rickets. Jeff Coley was runner-up.
    Saturday night at Pageland Dragway featured the “Battle of the Borders.”
    The Gamblers Race winner was J.L. Robinson and Kevin Crawford was runner-up.
    The C&C Tire of Kershaw Junior winner was Kiya Elks. Kaedyn Sinclair was runner-up.
    4.70 Top 8 Door Slammers Battle of the Boarders winner was Tom Neubert from Corryton, Tenn. Runner-up was Dustin Martin from London, Tenn.

  • Eagles cross country teams win...

    Central’s girls and boys cross country teams ran in the county meet last Thursday in Cheraw, and both teams were victorious.
    In the girls’ meet, there were only two teams that qualified, with Central winning over Cheraw.
    Kirsten Dale was first overall with a time of 24:34 and Miya McManus was second with a time of 24:54. Amber Leaird came in fourth at 26:12, followed by Isabella Moseley fifth (26:36) and Lizzie Outlaw sixth (27:21). Arian Louallen placed 11th with a time of 29:32.

  • Cross-country at Central High...

    Although we live in “football country,” Coach Joel Dale says his cross-country teams at Central High have gotten tremendous support from the school and parents.          

    Cross-country is a relatively new sport at Central, according Dale, who began coaching the girls and boys’ teams in the fall of 2011.  Anne Mueller, a math teacher at Central, also assists in coaching the teams.

  • Volunteers beat Eagles for first...

    For the first time in 20 years, the Central Eagles lost to their host Andrew Jackson Friday night.

    The Volunteers came from behind in the fourth quarter scoring two touchdowns to defeat the Eagles 20-13. It was Central’s second loss in the region this season after losing to Cheraw last week at home.

  • New Heights' Hawks...

    The New Heights Hawks football team hosted McBee Sept. 22 and shut them out 44-0.

    Robert Price intercepted a McBee pass at the 12-yard line, which led to the Hawks’ first touchdown. Ron Benjamin scored on a 44-yard run and also ran in for the two-point conversion.

    Benjamin added his second touchdown of the night on a 48-yard run and rushed in for the conversion to up the Hawks’ lead to 16-0.

  • Cheraw wins ‘Feeding the Hungry...

    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.

    At halftime of the Eagles versus Braves football game Sept. 16, Cheraw High School’s athletic department was awarded a check for $1,000 by WoodmenLife for their donation of more than 2,000 pounds of food.

    Central High collected 1,437 pounds.

    WoodmenLife sponsored the canned food drive to support its national focus of feeding the hungry.

  • Eagles win cross-country meet at...

    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.

    The Eagles’ 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’s School and Buford rounded out the top five teams.

    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.

  • Junior Eagles defeat AJ...

    Central’s junior varsity squad hosted Andrew Jackson Sept. 22 and defeated the visitors 44-26.

    Andrew Jackson drew first blood in the game coming on a 12-yard pass after only four plays and two minutes into the matchup.

    The extra point attempt failed and the Junior Volunteers held a 6-0 lead.

    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.