.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Central boys are 2-2 in young...

     Central High’s boys’ basketball team won one game last week and lost two to leave them with a record of 2-2 for the young season.

    On Dec. 9, the Eagles lost to their host McBee Panthers 62-51 after defeating them in their home opener the week before.

  • Lady Eagles win two lose one

     The Lady Eagles of Central High School improved their season record to 3-1 by winning two of three basketball games played last week.

    Central traveled to McBee Dec. 9 and came home with a 55-43 win over the Lady Panthers. The Lady Eagles led 29-16 at halftime.

  • New Heights Hawks begin season 3...

     According to coach Billy Blakeney, the New Heights Hawks are off to a fast start going 3-1 in the young season.

    “We have a very experienced team with seven returning players from last year’s team,” he said.

  • Lady Hawks blasted by Hartsville

     The Dec. 11th middle school game between Hartsville and New Heights wasn’t anything pretty to see if you were a Hawks’ fan, as the host team blasted the Lady Hawks 40-8.

    The Hawks’ eight points came from Jamie Bracey and Etrinity Baker, each scoring four points. 

  • South Pointe travels to North...

     The varsity Lady Patriots ran into a buzzsaw Dec. 11 when they traveled to Carolina Christian in Locust, N.C., to take on the Lions.

    Led by a Division 1 prospect, the Lions defeated South Pointe 72-30. They quickly built a large lead via full court pressure. It was 24-7 after a quarter of play, and 48-23 at halftime. It became a defensive struggle in the second half.

  • Lady Eagles lose two, boys split...

     On Tuesday, Nov. 25, Central’s Lady Eagles basketball team opened the Fall Classic Jamboree taking on the Timmonsville Lady Whirlwinds.

    Rules for the scrimmage had each participating team play two 20-minute halves with the clock running. Each team was allowed two 30-second timeouts.

    In the Timmonsville contest, the Lady Eagles came up on the short end of a 23-21 score. Scoring for Central were Doria Cole with seven points; Bianca Wallace six; and Shyiana Threatt eight points.

  • Eagles can only improve from...

     The Central boys’ basketball team has only one way to go this season – and that is up. 

    The Eagles finished their season last year with a dismal record of 1-21, but hope to improve on that mark this year.

  • Central to host jamboree

     Central High School will host a fall basketball jamboree on today, Nov. 25, at 5 p.m.

    Central, Timmonsville and Hartsville’s boys and girls teams will participate as well as Chesterfield’s boys. 

    The first game will feature the Lady Eagles and Timmonsville, and the Eagles will also be matched up with Timmonsville in the second game. 

  • BFFS: Volleyball teammates are...

     By JERRY ‘SHUG’ HAIGLER

    For the Progressive Journal

    When the Lady Eagles take to the volleyball court this Thursday for their last high school game of the year, four senior players will be recognized for what each of them have contributed to the team throughout their individual careers at Central High School.

  • Braves defeat Eagles

     By JERRY ‘SHUG’ HAIGLER

    For the Progressive Journal

    The visiting Cheraw Braves scored the winning touchdown with 11:11 remaining in the game and made the two point conversion to hand the Eagles a 14-7 loss Friday. The win gives the Braves first place in Region 4AA. 

    Cheraw improved to 4-0 in region play while Central fell to 3-1.