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Thursday Prep Volleyball Roundup

Tyger Fenton - CHS senior volleyball player

Tyger Fenton – CHS senior volleyball player

The Coffee County Central High School volleyball team finished the opening week of the 2014 season with a straight set win over Fayetteville on Thursday night at the Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gym.   The Lady Raiders open the season with a 3 and 0 record after dumping the visiting Tigers 25-11, 25-19 & 25-15.  Valiana Barger continued her dominant play at the net as she led the team in kills with 7.  The Lady Raiders got 19 service aces in the match as Tyger Fenton scored 5 while Cameron Davis and Cursten Vaughn each scored 4.  Brittany Williams recorded 11 assists for Coffee County.  The JV team also swept Fayetteville in straight sets, 25 to 6 and 25 to 9 as they remain unbeaten on the year.   The Lady Raiders will be back in action on Tuesday as they welcome defending the District 8AAA champion Columbia Lions to “The Patch.”  First serve is set for 6:00 PM

Shannah Frame(foreground) and Amanda Mukai (background) in action for CCMS Volleyball

Shannah Frame(foreground) and Amanda Mukai (background) in action for CCMS Volleyball

The Coffee County Middle School volleyball got a straight set win over Fayetteville on Thursday night in Fayetteville.  The Lady Raiders won by set scores of 25 to 17 and 25 to 23 over the home standing Tigers. The Lady Raiders were led offensively by Shannah Frame who had 5 service aces and 2 assists.  Haley Richardson and Skylar Bell each added a kill while Amanda Mukai had 3 aces.  The JV team beat Fayetteville in a 1 set showdown 25 to 18.  Elizabeth Proffitt had 3 service aces for Coffee County.  The Lady Raiders will host Warren County in a conference match on Monday.  First serve is at 4:30 PM

Thursday Prep Soccer Roundup

Soccer GoalThe Lady Rockets soccer team traveled to Sewanee on Thursday in their second match of the year taking on St. Andrew’s-Sewanee. Lady Rocket newcomer Savannah Smith got Westwood on the scoreboard with a first half goal that gave the Lady Rockets a 1 to 0 halftime lead. The Lady Lions of SAS tied the game in the 2nd half to earn the 1 to 1 draw. Westwood will return to the pitch on Tuesday at 5:30 as they will take on conference foe Liberty. That match will be held at Dyer-Bouldin Field.

The Coffee County Central High School soccer team hosted Riverdale on Thursday night at Carden-Jarrell Field.   The Warriors from Murfreesboro raced out to a 3 to 0 lead at the half as they controlled the action in the midfield.  The Lady Raiders made some adjustments at the half that gave them a few scoring opportunities, but Coffee County could never find the back of the net.  Coffee County got their best scoring chance in the final 2 minutes, but a shot from junior Maclay Brandon clanged off the crossbar sealing the 5 to 0 loss.  The Lady Raiders will travel to Cookeville on Tuesday night for a 7 PM match.  The JV will take on the Lady Cavaliers beginning at 5.

Rockets Continue Winning Streak

Marcus Pendleton(#7) breaks through the arm tackles of the Moore County defense in a game from earlier in the season.. Story and photo by Dennis Weaver

Marcus Pendleton(#7) breaks through the arm tackles of the Moore County defense in a game from earlier in the season.. Story and photo by Dennis Weaver

The Westwood Rockets improved to 3 and 0 on the year with a 22 to 0 shutout of Middle Tennessee Christian on Thursday night at Dyer-Bouldin Field. The Rockets opened the scoring in the 1st quarter on a 57 yard TD run by Byron Sullivan on a reverse. Jacob Floyd tacked on the 2 point conversion to make it 8 to 0 after 1 quarter. Marcus Pendleton scored on a long run from the QB position in the 2nd quarter and then added a 41 yard punt return TD and 2 point conversion to push the lead to 22 to 0 late in the 2nd quarter. The visiting Cougars tried to cut into the lead before the half, but an interception by Sullivan snuffed out the threat. Westwood was able to preserve the shutout in the second half as Coach Chad Dyer emptied his bench en route to the team’s 12th straight win. The Rockets will face their toughest test of the young season next Thursday as they travel to Chapel Hill to take on Forrest. Game time is 6:30 PM.

Raider Golfers Win One and Drop One

John Parriger hits a drive on Thursday

John Parriger hits a drive on Thursday

On a very hot day at Willowbrook golf course the Coffee County boys hosted Lincoln and Franklin Counties. Franklin County had the best team score of the day with a 329 to the Raiders’ 342 and the Falcons’ 349. So with a win and loss on the day Coffee County’s record now stands at 19-10 on the season.
Senior Jacob Prater had the low score on the day with a 76 over 18-holes.
The Raiders and Lady Raiders travel to Sewanee on Tuesday to take on Grundy County.

21st Annual Motlow College Foundation Golf Tournament

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Coffee County Middle School Football shuts out Whitwell

CCMS middle linebacker Clayton Lowell (in black jersey) fills the hole in a recent scrimmage versus Rock Springs

CCMS middle linebacker Clayton Lowell (in black jersey) fills the hole in a recent scrimmage versus Rock Springs

The Coffee County Middle School football team got a huge win at Whitwell on Tuesday night in a non-conference tilt.  The Raiders scored 2 TD’s and one 2 point conversion in each half in the 28 to 0 win.  The Raiders converted a Tigers fumble on the first play from scrimmage into a short drive culminating in a TD run by Blanton Brown.  Robert Brandon tacked on a 2 quarter TD and Andrew Mahaffey got the PAT on a QB keeper to make the score 14 to 0 at the half.  The Raiders added a pair of TD’s in the 3rd quarter as Weston Hargrove broke free for a 52 yard touchdown run.  Blanton Brown added the PAT to make it 22 to 0, and Josh Sanders tacked on the 4th TD of the night late in the 3rd quarter to end the scoring.  The Raider defense again was stellar as Whitwell was held at bay all night long.  Hayden Skipper had an interception for Coffee County and Clayton Lowell earned player of the game honors with his tenacious play from his linebacker position.  With the shutout, Coffee Middle has outscored its opponents 74 to 0 in the opening 2 games of the season.  Coffee County plays host to Tullahoma on Tuesday night at Carden-Jarrell Field.  That game will kick off at 6:30 and Thunder Radio will broadcast that game as part of our Hometown Tuesday series.

Middle School Soccer Ladies Pick Up Conference Win

soccer 2The Coffee County Middle School soccer team hosted Warren County on Tuesday afternoon in a big early conference match. The Lady Raiders raced out to a comfortable 4 to 0 lead in the first half in route to a 5 to 0 shutout win. Sam Ellison had 2 goals for the Lady Raiders as Julia Duncan, Chloe Spry and Meagan Jones each found the back of the net. In JV action, Coffee Middle won 5 to 1 as Julia Duncan scored 3 goals while Jenna Garretson and Maddy Jones each notched singles. The soccer team will be back in action on Thursday as they travel to Sparta to take on conference rival White County. Kickoff is at 5:00 PM

Soccer Season Begins For Coffee County High School Ladies

soccerballThe Central High School soccer team opened the 2014 season at home on Tuesday as they took on perennial power Soddy-Daisy. The visiting Lady Trojans used an effective attack in the first half to build a 6 to 0 lead. The Lady Raiders made some adjustments at the half to hold Soddy scoreless in the 2nd half, but could not find the back of the net falling by a final score of 6 to 0. The JV soccer team defeated Soddy-Daisy 3 to 1. Maggie Lashlee, Mackenzie Anderson and Karson Young had the 3 goals for Coffee County. The Lady Raiders will host Riverdale on Thursday in a 7 PM match at Carden-Jarrell Field.

Lady Raiders Knock Off Warren County In Volleyball

volleyball5The CHS volleyball team ran their season record to 2 and 0 on the year with a 3 to 1 win over Warren County on Tuesday night in McMinnville. Set scores for the match were: 27 to 25, 23 to 25, 25 to 15 and 25 to 23. Leading the Lady Raiders in kills once again was Valiana Barger with 14. The Lady Raiders got 7 aces from Cameron Davis while Tyger Fenton added 6. Brittany Williams had 17 assists on the night and Valiana Barger led the team with 4 blocks. The volleyball team will play host to Fayetteville on Thursday in a 6:30 match.

Coffee Middle Picks Up Volleyball Win

Keirston Prater awaits an Eagleville serve in Tuesday’ middle school volleyball contest... Photo and story by Dennis Weaver

Keirston Prater awaits an Eagleville serve in Tuesday’ middle school volleyball contest… Photo and story by Dennis Weaver

The Coffee County Middle School volleyball team hosted the first contest inside their beautiful new building on Tuesday night as Eagleville visited. The Lady Raiders battled back from a first set deficit to win the first set 25 to 22. This propelled them to a strong second set win, 25 to 16, and a straight set victory over the visiting Eagles. Coffee County used a strong service game all night as they recorded 14 aces. Leading the Lady Raiders in aces was Skylar Bell who had 4 aces. The Lady Raiders were led in kills and assists by Kierston Prater who had 2 of each. For her performance, Kierston Prater was named the Gateway Tire & Service Center Player of the game. With the win, the Lady Raiders improved to 5 and 2 on the season.
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The volleyball team will be back in action on Thursday at 5:30 as they travel to take on Fayetteville.

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