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Today's Sports

  • Terry signs to play for SMU

    Central High senior Matthew Terry signed a letter of intent to play golf for Spartanburg Methodist College in Spartanburg.  

  • Eagles fly past Rams

     Central High’s boys basketball team sprinted to a 20-8 first quarter lead and led 31-23 at halftime to cruise to a 76-48 win over the Chesterfield Rams in the region opener for both teams Dec. 16 on the Eagles’ home court.

    Dante Blakeney led the Eagles with 19 points followed by Travay Hatten with 17; Triston Stewart, 12; Dequan Tatum, 10; Brandon Tyson, nine points; Keanon Lowery, six; and Kevon Wall, three points.

  • Lady Eagles defeat Lady Rams in...

     The Lady Eagles of Central High School defeated Chesterfield’s Lady Rams Dec. 16 at home by a score of 55-33 in the region opener for both schools. The Lady Eagles led 25-19 at halftime.

    Central was led in scoring by Zakeyiah Leach with 21 points followed by Bianca Wallace with 19 points. Shiyana Threatt had nine points; Kailey Bowman, four points; and Seneca Rushing had two points.

  • JVs whip Chesterfield in opener

     By JERRY ‘SHUG’ HAIGLER

    For the Progressive Journal

    Central’s junior varsity basketball team won its home opener Dec. 16 whipping county rival Chesterfield 44-34. The Eagles led 12-5 the first quarter and 27-13 at halftime.

    Scoring for Central were Tyquandrick Miller, 13 points; Tydre Joines, six points; Jaekwon Hickman and Jeremiah Tyson, four points each; and Kadrian Moore, three points.

  • 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.