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Coach Sid: A Coach’s Coach

By Woody Jenkins • Editor • Central City News • CITY OF CENTRAL — David Simoneaux has been named head football coach at Catholic High.  He is the latest of two dozen of Coach Sid Edwards’ former players and assistant coaches to be named head football coach or head basketball coach at schools in Louisiana, […]

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Reason Wins 3rd Place In La. Wrestling Tourney

Central High’s Austin Reason has placed 3rd at the 48th Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament.   His hard work, dedication and striving to achieve new goals has gotten him to where he is today.   Austin is the first Central High senior to Place 3rd at the La Classic.    Austin will be visiting Lakeland University […]

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Ex-Wildcat to Lead Catholic High Bears

 Former Central High assistant football coach David Simoneaux has been appointed Head Football Coach at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, one of the state’s top high school programs. Simoneaux helped lead Park-view Baptist to a State Championship as a player and stayed at his alma mater as an assistant coach under Head Coach Kenny […]

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Central High Basketball in Homestretch

At 17-5, the Central Wildcat basketball team is well on its way to the State 5A Playoffs — if all goes as expected!  Right now, they are ranked 8th to 10th in the state based on power ratings. However, the Wildcats are in the midst of “murderers row” — three games that will severely test […]

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Wildcats Baseball Could Be Powerhouse

Central High School’s 2021 baseball team could be a powerhouse.  Coach Leo McClure has 62 players on the team from the 9th to the 12th grade. More importantly, every starter from last year has returned. The 2020 season was strange, to say the least.  It was cut short by Gov. John Bel Edwards who cancelled […]

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Solid Central Team Off to 10-3 Start

The Central High Wildcats are off to an outstanding start to the 2020-2021 basketball season with a 10-3 record. They are right off a big win against McKinley. Now the Wildcats have to walk through “killer’s row” and face one highly-ranked powerhouse team after another. It’s all as head coach Sid Edwards hoped it would go. […]

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Central Wildcats Hope To Solidify Playoff Slot

The Central High Wildcats (7-1) will host  Live Oak (5-2) this Friday night in the final District 4-5A game of the regular season. Central’s only lost was a narrow one to No. 5-ranked Scotlandville, another 4-5A rival. That game went down to the wire. The season has been abbreviated. Most teams will play eight games […]

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Central Wildcats Host Scotlandville

The Central High Wildcats will put their undefeated 4-0 record on the line this Friday night when the Wildcats host 4-5A rivals, the Scotlandville High Hornets.  The Hornets, also 4-0, are ranked 5th in Louisiana 5A football, while Central is ranked No. 20.   Both teams are 1-0 in district competition. Their only common opponent […]

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Central Whips Belaire, So. Lab Handily

After a disappointing scrimmage before the regular season began, the Central Wildcats have played superb football in their first two games of the regular season.  They beat Belaire 59-6 and Southern Lab 47-7. Is Coach Sid Edwards ready to declare that Central has a powerhouse offense this year? “Well, not yet,” he said with a […]

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Roar of Death Valley Became a Whimper Under One-Man Rule of John Bel Edwards

If one man can kill a state, the Fool Governor, John Bel Edwards, is well on his way.  Through his draconian, illegal orders, he stopped people from shaking hands, hugging people’s necks, going to their favorite coffee shop or restaurant without a hated mask, opening their busineses, going to work, going to church, or going […]

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