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Micah Williams resigning as CHS Red Raider basketball coach

Micah Williams resigning as CHS Red Raider basketball coach

Micah Williams celebrates as the final whistle sounds on a Red Raider victory over Riverdale in the 2021 Region 4-AAA quarter-finals. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson Coffee County Central High School head boys basketball coach Micah Williams is resigning his position, Thunder Radio learned Friday morning. Williams just completed his sixth season at the helm of the Red Raider basketball program. He is expected to be named the head coach at Webb School in Bell Buckle, although that has yet to be officially confirmed by Webb officials. Williams has communicated his resignation with his Raider players. Williams,...

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BASEBALL: Rockets put 32 on the board in tournament win over Eagleville

BASEBALL: Rockets put 32 on the board in tournament win over Eagleville

Blake Hillis rounds third during a game for the Rockets earlier this season. Hillis blasted a home run Monday, April 19, 2021. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly PetersonWestwood Middle School and Eagleville combined to send 50 runs across the plate in a four-hour marathon of a baseball game Monday. In the end, the Rockets were able to keep the better pace and go the distance in a 32-18 win over the Eagles in a conference tournament win. Every player in the Rocket lineup scored at least two runs and the Rockets were able to get on base in...

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SOFTBALL: Coffee County blasts Tullahoma to complete season sweep

SOFTBALL: Coffee County blasts Tullahoma to complete season sweep

Alivia Reel gets ready on defense during a game in March, 2021. Reel hit her first home run of the season on Monday, April 19, 2021 against Tullahoma. — Thunder Radio photo by Josh PetersonCoffee County pounded out 18 hits at the plate and made easy work of Tullahoma, dropping the Lady Wildcats 12-2 on the road Monday afternoon – a game you heard live on Thunder Radio. Two of those 18-hits were dingers – as Alivia Reel blasted her first home run of the season, a solo blast to left field in the 5th inning, and Kaitlyn Davis...

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SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders blast South in opening round of CTC tournament

SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders blast South in opening round of CTC tournament

Coffee County made easy work of South Middle School in the first round of the Central Tennessee Conference Tournament Monday afternoon in McMinnville. The CMS Lady Raiders piled up 16 runs in 3 innings to end the game early via a 16-0 mercy rule. Eighth grader Channah Gannon finished with a pair of triples, a walk and a run scored. Meanwhile, Kaitlin Anderson singled, doubled and reached on an error – scoring all three times. Ava McIntosh also touched the plate three times, working three walks and moving around the bases each time. The Lady Raiders advance to play...

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Micah Williams resigning as CHS Red Raider basketball coach

Micah Williams resigning as CHS Red Raider basketball coach

Micah Williams celebrates as the final whistle sounds on a Red Raider victory over Riverdale in the 2021 Region 4-AAA quarter-finals. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson Coffee County Central High School head boys basketball coach Micah Williams is resigning his position, Thunder Radio learned Friday morning. Williams just completed his sixth season at the helm of the Red Raider basketball program. He is expected to be named the head coach at Webb School in Bell Buckle, although that has yet to be officially confirmed by Webb officials. Williams has communicated his resignation with his Raider players. Williams,...

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BASEBALL: Raiders cruise past LaVergne Saturday afternoon

BASEBALL: Raiders cruise past LaVergne Saturday afternoon

Lane Spry had a double in Saturday’s win over LaVergne. – Thunder Radio photo by Holly PetersonCentral High School’s Red Raider baseball team easily dispatched of LaVergne on Saturday afternoon – piling up at least 1 run in every inning to end the game at 12-0 via mercy rule in the fifth inning. Three Red Raider pitchers combined to limit LaVergne to just three hits on the afternoon. Seniors Griffin Meeker and Wyatt Nugent worked 2 innings apiece and combined for 5 strikeouts. Meanwhile, Carter McKenzie pitched one innings and struck out the side on just 11 pitches. The...

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TENNIS: Raiders, Lady Raiders sweep Franklin County Saturday morning

TENNIS: Raiders, Lady Raiders sweep Franklin County Saturday morning

Lauren Perry returns the ball over the net for the CHS Lady Raiders. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly PetersonBoth CHS Red Raider and Lady Raider tennis teams took care of business Saturday morning – sweeping Franklin County 7-0 and 7-0. Boys Jaden Talley W 8-3 Jonathan Nelson W 8-3 Johnathan Welch W Landen Booth W Krish Patel W Talley/Nelson W 8-4 Welch / Patel W Girls Lauren Perry W 8-0 Rylea McNamara W 8-0 Wren Lawson W 8-6 Macie Lawrence W 8-0 Katie Lawrence W Perry/McNamara W 8-0 Lawson / Lawrence W 8-4 Jaden Talley celebrates a point....

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BASEBALL: Rockets put up 21 in Saturday win

BASEBALL: Rockets put up 21 in Saturday win

Westwood brought their big bats to round 2 of the Rockets’ conference tournament. WMS piled up 21 runs and easily blew past Fayetteville 21-8 in an early Saturday morning game. Rocket Vaughn Parker had 3 hits, including a double, and 3 RBIs to help lead the way for the Rockets on offense. Meanwhile, Brayden Trail had 5 RBIs and Trevor Jesse and Kaysen Lowery each knocked in a pair of runs. Trevor Jesse, Kaysen Lowery and Cayden Trail combined to pitch 4 innings. Trail worked a solid inning – recording three outs without giving up a hit and only...

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