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WRESTLING: Coffee County splits with Stone Memorial, Cookeville Thursday

WRESTLING: Coffee County splits with Stone Memorial, Cookeville Thursday

The CHS wrestlers went to Cookeville Thursday and left with a split decision. The Raiders beat Stone Memorial and dropped a match to Cookeville. The Lady Raider wrestlers dropped a decision. Details below: Coffee County (COFF) 43.0 Stone Memorial (STME) 24.0 160: Gavin Prater (COFF) over Elijah Cooke (STME) (Fall 0:00) 170: Nazario Flores (COFF) over Aden Thompson (STME) (Fall 0:00) 182: Chris Hollis (COFF) over   (STME) (For.) 195: Ian Walker (COFF) over Khalli Dishman (STME) (MD 14-6) 220: Kendall James (COFF) over Matthew  Becker (STME) (Fall 0:00) 285: Kolby McCormick (COFF) over James Becker (STME) (Fall 0:00) 106:...

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CMS Raiders pick up road win in Woodbury

CMS Raiders pick up road win in Woodbury

A big second half from David Lewis and a 9 point fourth quarter helped the Coffee Middle School Red Raiders end a losing skid and beat Cannon County 31-22 Thursday night in Woodbury. The win snaps a 5 game losing skid for the Raiders. Lewis had a big second half for CMS. He finished with a team-high 14 points, with 11 coming in the final two periods. Jase Cashion added six points for the Raiders in the win. CMS is now 2-8. They return to CTC play Monday night at Harris. They will play Westwood on Tuesday, Dec....

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CHS wrestling drops Riverdale in outdoor match

CHS wrestling drops Riverdale in outdoor match

The CHS wrestlers went to Riverdale for an outdoor match Tuesday and left with a 45-15 decision. Results below: Coffee County (COFF) 45.0, Riverdale (RIVE) 15.0 160: Gavin Prater (COFF) over Alec Lewis (RIVE) (Dec 6-4) 170: Jacob Barlow (COFF) over Gipson Frost (RIVE) (Fall 0:00) 182: Devin Judge (COFF) over Omar Kattih (RIVE) (Fall 0:00) 195: Ian Walker (COFF) over   (RIVE) (For.) 220: Kendall James (COFF) over   (RIVE) (For.) 285: Blayne Myers (COFF) over Quentin Johnson (RIVE) (Fall 0:00) 106: Double Forfeit 113: Double Forfeit 120: Double Forfeit 126: Dakadius Justus (RIVE) over   (COFF) (For.) 132: Jeremiah Wardell...

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CMS Lady Raiders complete season sweep of Cannon County

CMS Lady Raiders complete season sweep of Cannon County

The Coffee County Middle Lady Raider basketball team completed the season sweep of Cannon County Thursday night. Coffee County went on the road and left Woodbury with a 49-25 win – playing all substitutes for the fourth quarter. It was the second win over Cannon County this week. Ella Arnold led the way with 16 points. Natalie Barnes scored 15 and Jaydee Nogodula 7 in the win. The win improves the Lady Raiders to 11-1 on the season. Coach David Vinson and player guests will be on the Coffee Coaches Show Saturday, Dec. 4. The show airs from 10-11...

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Jumbo screen going up at CHS this weekend; elementary basketball games moved

Jumbo screen going up at CHS this weekend; elementary basketball games moved

Coffee County Central High School will begin installation of its new jumbo video board in Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium this weekend. As a result, Elementary League Basketball games have been moved to Coffee Middle School, announced CHS Lady Raider head coach Joe Pat Cope. The board is expected to be operational for the next home game – which will be Saturday, Dec. 11 against Rockvale. The board, which cost in the $100,000 range, is 100% paid for by community donations and...

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WESTWOOD BOYS: McKenzie hits game winning 3 at the buzzer

WESTWOOD BOYS: McKenzie hits game winning 3 at the buzzer

A good game appeared to be squandered for Westwood’s Rockets Wednesday night – that is until the very final second. Forrest went up 39-38 on a free throw with 2 seconds on the clock. But a long inbound pass deflected to David McKenzie, who promptly heaved a last ditch 3-pointer that found the bottom of the net, sent Joel Vinson Gymnasium into a frenzy and gave the Westwood Rockets a 41-39 win at home. The big shot capped a huge fourth quarter for McKenzie, who scored all 9 of his points in the final 6 minutes. It was big...

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Patton piles up 21, Lady Rockets blow past Forrest

Patton piles up 21, Lady Rockets blow past Forrest

Westwood eighth grader Audri Patton had herself a ball game Wednesday night. Patton hit a pair of 3-pointers and scored 17 points in the first half to help the Rockets jump all over visiting Forrest on their way to a 42-15 win. Patton went on to finish with 21 points in the win. The Lady Rockets improve to 13-0 overall and 7-0 in conference play with the win. Jules Ferrell pitched in 13 points , Ziya Dillard and Maddie Meacham each with 4. THUNDER RADIO BROADCAST THIS GAME ON OUR ONLINE AUDIO STREAM. LISTEN TO THE REPLAY BY CLICKING...

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HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Coffee County Basketball Coaches Show returns on Wednesday night

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Coffee County Basketball Coaches Show returns on Wednesday night

The Coffee County Basketball Coaches Show returns to Thunder Radio beginning Wednesday, Dec. 1. The weekly show is financed by First Bank Mortgage of Manchester. The show will air live from 6-7 p.m. and be broadcast from Praters BBQ every Wednesday, beginning Dec. 1. Every week Thunder Radio will be joined by CHS Lady Raider head coach Joe Pat Cope and Red Raider head coach Andrew Taylor, along with players, assistant coaches and even players from Coffee Middle and Westwood Middle. We will recap previous week’s games, look ahead and get to know the student-athletes playing basketball in Coffee...

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