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Four Lady Raiders reach double figures in rout of Rebelettes

Four Lady Raiders reach double figures in rout of Rebelettes

Alivia Reel (no. 22) knocked down four 3-pointers to be named Stone Fort Mortgage Player of the Game Tuesday night, Jan. 26, 2021 against Franklin County. Reel is pictured here against Stewarts Creek in December. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson. Coffee County fell behind the Rebelettes of Franklin County 5-0 early in the first quarterTuesday night. Then the Lady Raiders woke up. Four Coffee County players worked their way into double digits and the Lady Raiders smothered the Rebelettes on defense to leave Franklin County with a 79-19 District 8-AAA win. The Lady Raiders closed the first...

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New Union Rebels roll through T-Town Shootout

New Union Rebels roll through T-Town Shootout

The New Union Rebels won the T-Town Shootout over the weekend . The Rebels rolled through the local elementary league regular season and tournament unbeaten. After rolling through the Coffee County Elementary League regular season and tournament to finish unbeaten, the New Union Rebel elementary basketball team decided to take on a new challenge. No surprise – the Rebels took care of business yet again. New Union Rebels went to the Third Annual T-Town Elementary Shootout over the weekend and left with four impressive wins, outscoring their opponents 159-44 to claim the championship. New Union picked up wins of...

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Lady Raiders crack top 5 in AP State Rankings

Lady Raiders crack top 5 in AP State Rankings

The wins are starting to pile up for the Central High School Lady Raider basketball team. And everyone across the state of Tennessee is starting to take notice. The new Tennessee Associated Press Top 10 poll that was released on Monday, January 25, has Coffee County’s Lady Raiders ranked no. 4 in the state. This is a jump from no. 6 in last week’s poll. At 19-1, the Lady Raiders’ lone loss of the season came back on Dec. 1 to Blackman. They have been perfect since then. CHS is tied for the most wins of all of all...

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Braves, Sandoval agree to terms

Braves, Sandoval agree to terms

 Pablo Sandoval will come to Spring Training with a chance to extend what has, thus far, been a unique experience with the Braves. YOU CAN HEAR THE ATLANTA BRAVES ALL SEASON LONG ON THUNDER RADIO. Sandoval has agreed to a Minor League deal and will receive a $1 million salary if he is placed on Atlanta’s Major League roster, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. The club has not confirmed the deal. The 34-year-old switch-hitter will be looking to prove that he can still offer value to a big league club. Sandoval hit .214 and produced a .549 OPS over...

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Dream for Weave Foundation announces new hats, shirts for sale

Dream for Weave Foundation announces new hats, shirts for sale

The Dream for Weave Foundation has announced that its first ever t-shirts and hats are now for sale. With a mission to carry on the name of the late voice of Coffee County athletics – Dennis Weaver – the foundation is selling short-sleeve t-shirts, long-sleeve t-shirts and mesh-back caps to raise funds and support the foundation’s ultimate mission, which is to positively influence athletics in Coffee County. To purchase a shirt or a cap, contact the foundation through the “Dream for Weave Foundation” Facebook page, or call 931-409-2215. The foundation aims to help youth athletes have the proper ball...

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Seven Raider wrestlers qualify for region

Seven Raider wrestlers qualify for region

The Central High School Red Raider grapplers performed well in the District 9 Individual Tournament. CHS entered 9 wrestlers, and 7 of those placed in the top 4 to qualify for the Region 5 tournament. Thomas Clark- 113 lb, 4th place Jamie Norris- 132 lb, 3rd place Caleb Boothe- 138 lb, 3rd place Jacob Barlow- 145 lb, CHAMPION Gavin Prater- 152 lb, 2nd place Nazario Flores- 160 lb Chris Hollis- 170 lb Zachary Galy- 195 lb, 3rd place Blayne Myers- Heavyweight, 3rd...

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Lady Raiders leave Lake County with dominating Saturday afternoon win

Lady Raiders leave Lake County with dominating Saturday afternoon win

Lady Raider senor Bella Vinson gets to the rim for 2 of her 26 points Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 against Lake County. CHS picked up a 69-20 win. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly PetersonCoffee County’s Lady Raiders shook off any lag from a four-hour road trip and took care of business Saturday afternoon in Tiptonville, Tennessee, easily dispatching of Lake County High School 69-20. (A game you heard live on Thunder Radio) The Lady Raiders built a 26-7 first quarter lead, expanding to 53-13 at the half. The clock ran continuously through the second half. Sophomore Chloe Gannon...

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Raiders can’t recover from early deficit, fall to Columbia

Raiders can’t recover from early deficit, fall to Columbia

CJ Anthony scored 15 points against Columbia Friday night, Jan. 22, 2021 in Manchester. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly PetersonThe Central High School Red Raiders 3-game district winning streak didn’t stand a chance against the hot-shooting Columbia brought to Manchester Friday. Columbia’s Lions rarely missed early, building an 18-0 lead 6 minutes into the game on their way to a 60-43 win over the Red Raiders. Coffee County cut the deficit down to 10 at one point in the first half, but trailed by 17 at the half, 34-17. This game was broadcast LIVE on Thunder Radio. Listen...

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