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BASEBALL: Raiders open District tournament with shutout win

BASEBALL: Raiders open District tournament with shutout win

It appears that the Coffee County Central Red Raider baseball team is playing its best baseball when it matters the most. Coffee County’s baseball team began its quest for the program’s first district championship in 10 years with a 3-0 shutout win over Columbia Thursday afternoon in Manchester – a game you heard live on Thunder Radio. It was the Raiders’ sixth win in their past seven games. Coffee County rode the right arm of senior Griffin Meeker to the win. Meeker was brilliant, going the distance and picking up the shutout. He scattered six hits, walked one and...

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GOLF: Coffee Middle eliminated from postseason

GOLF: Coffee Middle eliminated from postseason

Coffee Middle School’s golf team was eliminated from the postseason tournament with a loss to Tullahoma Thursday at Lakewood Country Club. CMS lost 9.5 to 2.5 flags (middle school scoring is kept by winning a flag. A flag is awarded by the team that does the best on each 3-hole segment). The CMS pairing of Tallan Crosslin and Cade Williams was able to pick up 2.5 flags for CMS. But that was all the Raiders could muster as a team. Crosslin and Williams won their pairing 2.5 to...

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Raider soccer shocks Tullahoma, wins Coffee Cup in 5-3 shootout

Raider soccer shocks Tullahoma, wins Coffee Cup in 5-3 shootout

The Coffee County Soccer Team poses with the “Coffee Cup” trophy after beating Tullahoma Wednesday night, May 5. Coffee County’s defense held Tullahoma without a goal for two halves Wednesday night in Tullahoma. Then the Raiders took advantage in a shootout, outscoring the Wildcats 5-3 to get the win and win the coveted “Coffee Cup” trophy. After each team traded goals a few times in the shootout, Tullahoma missed its third shot. With a 4-3 advantage, Raider freshman Izick Sierra stepped up and nailed his shot to give the Raiders the win. Emilio Contreras, Breyton Anderson, Aiden Abellana and...

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Andrew Taylor named CHS head boys basketball coach

Andrew Taylor named CHS head boys basketball coach

Andrew Taylor has been named the head boys basketball coach at Coffee County Central High School. “Coach Taylor has significant experience as both assistant and head men’s coach here at CCCHS,” Coffee County principal Paul Parsley said in a press release. “There is a mutual respect between coach Taylor and our student-athhletes, and his competence in coaching the game is recognized in our community and within basketball circles in the surrounding area. We are happy to entrust leadership in our men’s basketball program to coach Taylor as we move forward.” It will be Taylor’s second stint as the basketball...

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Lady Raider tennis advances to team finals in district play

Lady Raider tennis advances to team finals in district play

The CHS Lady Raider tennis team advanced to the team district finals with a 4-3 win over Marshall County. Coffee County’s tennis Lady Raiders have advanced to the District tennis finals as a team after a 4-3 win over Marshall County in the semi-finals. In singles play, the Lady Raiders got wins from Lauren Perry (8-1), Rylea McNamara (8-1) and Wren Lawson (8-5). The doubles team of Perry and McNamara won 8-2 to give Coffee County the 4-3 edge. The Lady Raiders will play Lincoln County in the championship match – date is yet to be set. Meanwhile, the...

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Westwood soccer caps unbeaten season with championship win over Cascade

Westwood soccer caps unbeaten season with championship win over Cascade

The Westwood soccer team poses with its trophy after finishing the 2021 season without a loss. Westwood Middle School’s Rocket soccer team completed an unbeaten season with a 3-0 win over Cascade in the conference championship game on Friday at Dyer-Bouldin Field in Manchester. Westwood finished 10-0-1 on the season. Westwood dominated conference opponents, outscoring them 30-1 on the season in conference...

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Titans agree to terms with WR Fred Brown

Titans agree to terms with WR Fred Brown

The Titans have agreed to terms with former Denver Broncos receiver Fred Brown on a multi-year deal. Brown, who played at Mississippi State, played in 14 games for the Broncos over the past two seasons, including one start. Brown (6-1, 195) had two catches for 21 yards, including a 16-yard reception, in those contests. He’s also played on special teams, where he’s tallied five tackles. Brown has also previously spent time with the Colts and Rams during his NFL career. He was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent in June 2017 but was waived at the...

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Baseball, softball district tournaments start at home later this week

Baseball, softball district tournaments start at home later this week

Coffee County Central High School’s baseball and softball teams will get their respective postseasons underway later this week. The Red Raider baseball team finished the regular season 7-5 in District 8-AAA play, which was good enough for fourth place. The Raiders will host Columbia at 5:30 p.m. Thursday – a team the Raiders swept in a two-game series back on March 15 and 16 to open the season. This game will be broadcast live on Thunder Radio. The no. 1 seed Lady Raider softball team finished 12-0 in regular season district play and will have a first round district...

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