The 2018 7th grade boys basketball season is off to a successful start. The Panthers currently sit with a 5-3 record including victories over Moberly, Macon, St. Brendan, Mexico, and North Callaway, while suffering losses to Columbia Catholic, Holy Rosary and Bowling Green. After eight games, the Panthers are led in scoring by Cullen Bennett […]
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About Beck Balsamo
I am entering my 11th year of teaching in the district where I currently teach K-2 Physical Education at Chance Elementary. My coaching duties include Varsity Football Assistant Coach and Head Middle School Boys Basketball coach. I also serve as the district Mentor/ Buddy Coordinator and Assistant Summer School Administrator. In my spare time I enjoy hanging out with my family, cheering on my beloved Ohio State Buckeyes, working around the house, and grilling. I am married and have two beautiful daughters, Kaylie and Mayci, both are students at Centralia R-VI.
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We will be holding tryouts for any current 7th and 8th grade boy interested in playing basketball this season. Tryouts will begin Monday, October 15th and will run through Wednesday, October 17th in the CBMS gym. We will start promptly at 6 a.m. each morning, doors will open by 5:50 each morning, please drop off […]
Kindergarten students have been getting a physical and mental workout in PE! Over the last few weeks, Kindergarten students have been practicing there List 1 and List 2 sight words in PE class. We have been mixing sight words into several of our warm up activities, giving our students additional practice time.
The 2017 8th Grade Boys basketball team finished their season 4-11 which included victories over Moberly, Southern Boone, Gentry Middle School(Columbia), and North Callaway. This includes consolation finishes at the Harrisburg and CBMS Tournaments. For the season, the Panthers were led in scoring by Grant Erisman (9.0 ppg) and Beau Gordon (8.0 ppg). The team […]
The 2017 8th Grade Boys basketball season is off to a fast and furious start. The Panthers are currently sitting with a record of 2-5 with victories over Moberly and Southern Boone. The teams losses have come to the hands of Macon, Columbia Catholic, Hallsville, Fulton and Blair Oaks. After seven games, the team is […]
The Freshman Football Panthers improved to a 4-3 record with a 8-7 victory over Brookfield. The Panthers scored their lone touchdown early in the first half with a 45 yard TD run by Hunter Phillips. The Bulldogs responded with a score of their own the following drive. The second half was a defensive battle as […]
We will be holding tryouts for any current 7th and 8th grade boy interested in playing basketball this season. Tryouts will be begin Monday, October 16th and will run through Wednesday, October 18th in the CBMS gym. We will start promptly at 6 a.m. each morning, doors will open by 5:50 each morning, please drop […]
The Centralia Freshman football team now sits with a 2-1 record after defeating the Boonville Pirates 22-6 Thursday night. Offensively, the Panthers rushed for 325 yards with six different players carrying the football. Luke Hunter led the Panthers in rushing with 98 yards on 3 carries, two of which were touchdowns. Hunter Phillips also had […]
The Centralia Freshman football team started their season with a 20-16 victory over Osage on Tuesday, August 22nd. The Panthers got on the scoreboard first with Liam Hill intercepting an Osage pass attempt and taking it back 80 yards for a touchdown. Liam Hill was also a big contributor on the offensive side of the […]
The Centralia 8th grade boy’s basketball team defeated Lange Middle School 52-45 in overtime Friday night to claim the championship of the CBMS 8th grade basketball tournament. The Panthers struggled shooting the basketball in the first half and found themselves down by 9 points at halftime. The team responded in the second half and pushed […]
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