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Four CHS soccer players receive all-district honors

Four CHS soccer players receive all-district honors

Four Coffee County Central Red Raider soccer players were named to the District 8-AAA All-District team. Receiving honors were Jon Martinez, Joseph Galindo, Emilio Contreras (not pictured above) and Bodey Todd. The Raiders season recently ended with a loss to Lincoln County in the district...

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SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders host Smyrna in region elimination game Monday night

SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders host Smyrna in region elimination game Monday night

The Lady Raiders host Smyrna on Monday, May 27, 2021. The game will be broadcast live on Thunder Radio. Coffee County Central’s softball team will put its season on the line Monday night when Smyrna comes to town. The CHS Lady Raiders (28-4-1 overall) will host the Smyrna Lady Bulldogs (22-15 overall) Monday, May 17 in the Region 4-AAA semifinals. The winner will advance to the region championship on Wednesday, May 19 and to the state sectional on Friday, May 21. The season will be over for the loser of Monday’s game. First pitch is set for 7 p.m....

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SOFTBALL: 5 Lady Raiders named to all-district team

SOFTBALL: 5 Lady Raiders named to all-district team

Keri Munn named 8-AAA Pitcher of the Year. Coffee County Central High School’s softball season is still going strong. The Lady Raiders breezed through the District 8-AAA tournament, outscoring opponents 30-0 on their way to a district title. CHS went 15-0 in district play when combining the regular season and tournament. Five different Lady Raiders earned all-district honors after their outstanding regular seasons. Leading the way is senior pitcher Keri Munn, who was named District 8-AAA Pitcher of the Year. In district games, Munn was 9-0 in the circle and allowed only 3 earned runs over 48 innings of...

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Titans release 2021 football schedule; includes 3 primetime games

Titans release 2021 football schedule; includes 3 primetime games

A season after capturing the AFC South title, the Titans have been rewarded with three primetime contests. Two of them will be played at Nissan Stadium. On Wednesday morning, the NFL announced the Titans will kick off the 2021 season on September 12 against the Arizona Cardinals at Nissan Stadium. The game is scheduled for noon on CBS. On Wednesday night, the entire schedule was released by the Titans, including the team’s three preseason contests. The Titans are set to host the Buffalo Bills in a Monday Night Football contest on October 18 on ESPN at 7:15 p.m., and...

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CHAMPIONS! Lady Raiders crush Lincoln County in district title game

CHAMPIONS! Lady Raiders crush Lincoln County in district title game

The CHS Lady Raider softball team poses with its District Championship Plaque after thumping Lincoln County 14-0 Wednesday night, May 12, 2021. — Thunder Radio photo by Dustin MurrayCoffee County ended the District 8-AAA Championship game before everyone had a chance to take their seats Wednesday night. The CHS Lady Raiders sent 8 runs across the plate in the first inning – 6 runs before the Lincoln County Lady Falcons could record the first out – and cruised to a 14-0 win over Lincoln County in Fayetteville and claim a District 8-AAA title. The Lady Raiders pounded out 16...

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Preds playoff tickets go on sale May 13

Preds playoff tickets go on sale May 13

The Nashville Predators, having recently clinched the fourth and final Central Division berth in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, today announced that single-game tickets for Round 1, Games 3, 4 and 6* at Bridgestone Arena will go on sale tomorrow, May 13. In their seventh consecutive postseason appearance, the Predators will face the Carolina Hurricanes in a best-of-seven series, the game dates and times of which have yet to be finalized. With a 2-2-1-1-1 format, Games 1 and 2 will be played on the road before the series shifts to SMASHVILLE. Starting at 9 a.m. CT tomorrow, Predators Season...

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Braves fall to Blue Jays Wednesday night

Braves fall to Blue Jays Wednesday night

While it would be nice for everything to immediately come together every year, it doesn’t seemingly work that way too often in the baseball world. Thus, there is a need for the patience the Braves will continue to show while hoping to steadily feel better about both their offense and pitching staff.   Max Fried enhanced some of the optimism as he delivered a second straight strong start since returning from the injured list. But his effort went for naught as a work-in-progress bullpen faltered again for the Braves in their 4-1 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Truist Park. ...

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SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders advance to district championship, region tournament

SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders advance to district championship, region tournament

Keri MunnCoffee County dispatched of Lawrence County 6-0 Tuesday night in Fayetteville – moving the CHS Lady Raiders into the District 8-AAA championship game and securing a spot in the Region 4-AAA tournament. Coffee County used 7 strong innings in the circle from Keri Munn and two hits and a pair of runs scored from Kiya Ferrell to easily get past the Wildcats of Lawrence County. Munn has thrown 13 consecutive district tournament innings without allowing a single run. THIS GAME WAS BROADCAST LIVE ON THUNDER RADIO. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE REPLAY. Munn struck out 10 and...

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