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Incoming Frosh, Braden Kelly, Promising CHS Athlete

CENTRAL — Braden Kelly is an incoming freshman at Central High School. He competed in the Governor’s Games at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans on June 11 and 12 where he finished 3rd out 9 in the 800 meters with at time of 2:20.4 and finished 7th out of 22 in the 400 meters […]

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Central Varsity Cheerleaders 4th in Nation

After a nearly flawless performance at the National High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Central High School came home with 4th Place in the nation out of 54 teams which competed.  Earlier, the Wildcats won regional championships in Jackson, MS, and Hammond, LA.   The team competed in the Large D2 gameday division as well […]

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CHS Tennis Regional Champions

For the first time in Central High School history, the girls tennis doubles won the Regional Championship.  The tournament started on Monday, April 11 with 32 teams competing for Division I, Region III.  Central High School sophomores Madison Lumpkin and Annalyse Greely defeated four schools — East Ascension, Covington, Live Oak, and Walker — to […]

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Wildcats’ Kaiden Lang, Luke Miller Headed To LHSAA State Powerlifting Championships

Kaiden Lang and Luke Miller are Central High Schools’s 2022 LHSPLA Qualifiers for LSHAA State Powerlifting Championships scheduled for March 25 and 26 at ULM Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, LA. These student-athletes demonstrate true discipline and determination. Kaiden Lang was the 2022 LHSAA Regional Powerlifting Champion again, this time in the 275-pound class. Kaiden was […]

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CHS Ribbon Cutting at The Yard

CENTRAL HIGH ALUMNI SEN. BODI WHITE CUTS RIBBON, THROWS OUT FIRST PITCH at the Central High baseball field, known as The Yard. The Yard has a new look this year, thanks to $440,000 spent for new turf and other improvements.  The Central High vs. New Iberia High baseball game was the occasion for the celebration. […]

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Charles T. Kinsley’s Wife Sue Turns 90 Years Old

 Sue Don Peel Kinsley was born in Jonesville, Louisiana, May 12, 1931, the third of five children. She and her family moved to Baton Rouge in the mid-1940’s for her father’s work. In Baton Rouge, she graduated from Istrouma High School and then went on to Hammond to attend and graduate from Southeastern Louisiana College, […]

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Central Private Pitcher Trip Flotte Pitches No-Hitter Against Episcopal

Central Private pitcher Trip Flotte took the mound for the Redhawks Monday and threw a no hitter against Epsicopal. Flotte faced 25 batters, striking out 15. He went three  for four at the plate.  Trip, who  is signed with Louisiana College, led the Redhawks to a 6-1 victory over Episcopal.  Central Private scored in the […]

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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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