WALKER - Central forced the issue from whistle to whistle in its 3-0 defeat of Walker on Thursday, moving the ball nearly at will and stopping the Wildcats’ attacks before they could develop.
CENTRAL – The sudden shifts in momentum, where the Wildcats' previous games had changed on a dime, didn’t quite materialize the same they had for the majority of Walker's season.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Denham Springs took the series lead against its bitter rival with a wild 38-28 victory Friday over Central.
CENTRAL - Going to a pep rally is not often described as a transformative event, but for Central High’s Caroline Nunnery, it was just that three years ago when she took in a football rally.
WATSON – Central High rallied from a 2-0 deficit to win three straight wins and outlast Live Oak in five sets Thursday 18-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-22, and 15-12.
CENTRAL – For Central High’s defense, putting together a strong performance is all about confidence and trust.
CENTRAL – The Central High volleyball team has been on a quest for consistency, and for one evening, at least, the Wildcats found what they were looking for against District 3-I rival Zachary.
CENTRAL -- After three straight losses to start the season, Central is steadily adding tallies to the win column.
CENTRAL – Central and Denham Springs went the distance in Monday’s nondistrict volleyball action.
BATON ROUGE – Central High did its best to disrupt its opponent’s offense but came up on the short end of a four-set, closer-than-the-score-indicated match at University High on Monday evening.
DUTCHTOWN - Special teams and defense defined Central and Dutchtown’s Friday night matchup with the Griffins edging the Wildcats 16-13 in overtime.
CENTRAL - Central High quarterback Sam Kenerson may have to choose between football and baseball for good at some point, but the choice he made over the summer was one that will benefit him regardless of what sport he plays.
There’s no use fretting about being trapped in the best district in the state. With that in mind, Central coach Sid Edwards is simply focusing inward for the 2018 season.
The Central High-to-Southeastern Louisiana pipeline remains productive in generating athletic resources, especially on the baseball field.
Zachary High and Central High finished at opposite ends of the Class 5A playoffs last season, but the schools will begin their 2018 quest for distinction with several factors in common.
CENTRAL - For Central High senior Jacoby Putman, the coming football season is a chance for him to provide leadership on the field and off.
BATON ROUGE - Midway through the third quarter of its summer league basketball game against St. Michael The Archangel, Central began to flash the determination and athleticism coach Brian Hargroder hopes will be the team’s trademark for the coming season.
CENTRAL -- When the basketball wasn’t falling through the hoop at the rate Live Oak would have liked in the first half, the Lady Eagles took on more of a defensive posture.
BATON ROUGE – Denham Springs coach Kevin Caballero knows there’s not a lot to glean from a victory over District 4-5A rival Central in the month of June.
BATON ROUGE – The learning process has begun for French Settlement and Central, and this time the Wildcats got the upper hand.
BATON ROUGE -- There hasn’t been much that former Central High standout and LSU freshman pitcher Ma’Khail Hilliard hasn’t been able to handle in his first season.
To the folks who passionately root for District 4-5A teams and & Louisiana: In a quick and easy pair of words, thank you.
Nearly 3 months after hoisting the school’s historic first Class 5A state championship trophy, Walker’s Jalen Cook knows the inevitable question will be at the doorstep of the Wildcats’ 2018-19 season.
Central navigated the District 4-5A season unscathed, while Live Oak managed to create some late-season momentum in league play. As a result of their strong district performances, the Lady Wildcats and Eagles claimed the largest share of the spots on the 2018 All-District 4-5A team.
Dominating one of the best districts in the state tends to yield some rewards. Which explains why most of Zachary’s starting lineup and the Broncos’ top pitchers landed on the All-District 4-5A first team that was unveiled Monday.
SULPHUR -- Pressure of a state championship game? When you have the heart and soul of a champion, that’s not really much of a deterrent.
SULPHUR -- To get where Central did to finish last season and so far this postseason, the notion of beating teams brimming with talent, tradition, a proven method has become a necessary habit.
ZACHARY – A major emphasis for Central coming into its weekend showdown with No. 1 seed and District 4-5A rival in the Class 5A state quarterfinals was limiting mistakes and taking advantage of any openings the Broncos happened to present.