Central High

  • CHS cross country coach pleased with

    Central cross country coach Joel Dale did not have any of his runners qualify for the state meet in late October, but you couldn’t tell it by the smile on his face. He said he has plenty to be proud of in the progress he’s seen in the team since the start of the season. 

  • Eagles ring Liberty’s bell on Veterans’ Day

    Central scored three second-half touchdowns on a cold, crisp Friday night, Nov. 11 to cruise past the Liberty Red Devils by a score of 29-7 in the second round of the Class 2A Division II state playoffs. The Eagles improved to 9-2 while the Red Devils finished the season with a record of 9-3.

  • NETC prepares students for university life

    From release

    Making the transition from high school to college requires changes in study habits, time management and personal responsibilities. 

  • Central High gym gets news floor

    During last month‘s school board meeting, Superintendent John Williams said the Central High School (CHS) basketball court would be repaired before basketball season, but there were damaged educational facilities around the county that were top priority, requiring immediate attention from the school board. Williams assured parents that before the first home game on Friday, Dec. 2, there would be a new floor in the gym. 

  • Roberts played two sports for the Eagles

    We go back 29 years to track down this week’s “Where Are They Now?” athlete. Lynn “Skillet” Roberts played four years of football and three years of baseball at Central High School.

  • J.R. Mangum selected for North/South game

    Central’s own senior center J.R. Mangum was selected last week as a member of the North Team and will play in the annual North/South All Star Game at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach on Dec. 10.

  • Eagles face Liberty this week in first playoff game

    After receiving a bye in the first round of the AA state playoffs last week, the Central Eagles (8-2) will hit the gridiron again Friday night when they host the visiting Liberty Red Devils at William D. Johnson Jr. Memorial Stadium with the kickoff slated for 7:30 p.m.

  • Rollings played two sports for the Eagles

    We go back 30 years to profile this week’s “Where Are They Now?” athlete of the week. Todd Rollings played both football and baseball for the Eagles and graduated from Central High School in 1982.

    Rollings graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1986 earning his BS degree in history.

  • Lady Eagles fall to Keenan in first round of volleyball playoffs

    The Lady Eagles volleyball team made a quick exit from the Class 2A playoffs losing to the Lady Raiders of Keenan High School three games to one by scores of 21-25, 14-25, 25-16 and 22-25.

    Emily Bess served 15 of 15 with one ace and Brandi Cato served 24 of 25 and three aces to lead the team. 

  • Players of the game

    Once again the Eagles had a great game from players on both defense and offense in their 27-7 win over the visiting Cheraw Braves last Friday night to sew up the Region 4AA championship.

    “We got another outstanding effort from our defense tonight,” defensive coach Donny Benton said. “We didn’t get the zero (shutout) like we had hoped for, but it was a great effort. Both Uriah Roach and Tevus Funderburk had outstanding games.”