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Raiders cruise to Friday afternoon win in Woodbury

Raiders cruise to Friday afternoon win in Woodbury

Red Raider junior guard Dayne Crosslin goes to the basket for 2 of his 15 points Friday afternoon, Nov. 26, 2021. Crosslin scored 15 and the Raiders beat Loretto 54-33. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson Coffee County’s Red Raider basketball team shook off the Thanksgiving food and took care of business Friday afternoon, dropping Loretto 54-33 in the Cannon County Thanksgiving Classic in Woodbury. After a slow offensive start, the Raiders caught fire from beyond the 3-point line and buried Loretto. CHS took a 31-13 lead and led by as much as 23 points at a few...

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Lady Raider point guard Jalie Ruehling set to return soon; cleared from ACL injury

Lady Raider point guard Jalie Ruehling set to return soon; cleared from ACL injury

Jalie Ruehling Coffee County High School’s Lady Raider basketball team could be getting a boost to its starting lineup soon. Junior point guard Jalie Ruehling, who started the past two years for CHS, got medical clearance Tuesday afternoon to return to the floor after tearing her ACL during a summer camp game in June. She underwent surgery in July for the injury. Fans shouldn’t expect to see Ruehling inserted immediately into the starting lineup when the Lady Raiders host state powerhouse Blackman on Monday, but she could start seeing floor time in the next couple of weeks. She did...

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Raider boys to play Friday, Saturday in Cannon County Thanksgiving Classic

Raider boys to play Friday, Saturday in Cannon County Thanksgiving Classic

Coffee County Central boys basketball team will put its 3-0 record on the line this weekend in a pair of matinee basketball games in Woodbury. The Raiders are once again participating in the Cannon County Thanksgiving Classic. The Raiders will travel to Cannon County High School to take on Loretto at 2:30 p.m. Friday (Listen on Thunder Radio: 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM, Manchester Go App and thunder1320.com). CHS will be back in action again on Saturday when the Raiders play Cookeville at 4 p.m. at Cannon County High School. These are boys only games. The Lady Raider...

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Raider XC runner reaches finals for “Mullet of the Year” award

Raider XC runner reaches finals for “Mullet of the Year” award

Coffee County Central Red Raider cross country runner Landon Kenney has reached the final round for the inaugural “Mullet of the Year” award. Kenney advanced past the semi-final round and is now up against one other person for the Tennessee Runner Mile Split “Mullet of the Year” award. You can vote for Landon by clicking...

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10 Red Raider football players pick up postseason honors

10 Red Raider football players pick up postseason honors

Action photos by Thunder Radio. Coffee County Central’s football program had 10 players to earn Region 3-6A honors – headlined by three position players of the year. Red Raider senior quarterback Connor Shemwell was named Region Quarterback of the Year. Meanwhile, two players who will return picked up big honors. Junior running back Konor Heaton was named Region Running Back of the Year after a 1,398 yard campaign with 10 rushing TDs; junior tight end Jahlin Osbourne was named Tight End of the Year. Named to the Region 3-6A All-Region team are senior defensive end Derrick Scott, sophomore middle...

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PERFECT START: Raider boys dominate Lighthouse Christian to cap 3-0 weekend

PERFECT START: Raider boys dominate Lighthouse Christian to cap 3-0 weekend

Dayne Crosslin scored in double figures for the Red Raiders in a win over Lighthouse Christian Saturday night, Nov. 20, 2021. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson Coffee County pressured Lighthouse Christian early and cruised to a 66-46 win Saturday night at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium. The win caps a perfect 3-0 weekend for the Raider boys, beating Moore County, Monterey and Lighthouse Christian. “We are just wanting to work on being a better basketball team with each opportunity we get to play,” said Red Raider head coach Andrew Taylor. “We are working on a lot of...

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Turnovers costly in Lady Raider loss to Page

Turnovers costly in Lady Raider loss to Page

Junior Chloe Gannon goes up for 2 of her 20 points Saturday night, Nov. 20, 2021. . — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson Lady Raider head basketball coach Joe Pat Cope knew a time would come when he would miss starting point guard Jalie Ruehling. That time came in game 3 of the season. Coffee County struggled against the pressure of Page High School Saturday night, turning the ball over 16 times in a 50-41 loss to cap a 2-1 weekend in Hall of Champions games at CHS. “Our guard kind of disappeared on us tonight,” said Cope,...

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Raider boys blowout Monterey in early Saturday win

Raider boys blowout Monterey in early Saturday win

Sophomore Cooper Reed came off the bench and delivered a game-high 19 points, 9 different Raiders scored and Coffee County cruised to a 72-33 win over Monterey Saturday morning at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium. Coffee County took a 16 point halftime lead and steadily pulled away before enacting the running-clock mercy rule about midway through the fourth quarter. Jahlin Osbourne also put in double-digit points off the bench for the Raiders, with 10 points. Connor Shemwell pitched in 9 points, Brady Nugent 8, including a pair of 3 pointers, Jackson Shemwell 6, Aidan Abellana 6, Phineas Rollman 6,...

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