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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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Raider baseball season ends with tough loss to Lawrence County

Raider baseball season ends with tough loss to Lawrence County

Coffee County got the tying run into scoring position in the top of the 7th with two outs Tuesday night. But the Raiders couldn’t get any closer, falling to Lawrence County 2-1 in a loss that ends the season for the Raiders. Trailing 2-1 with two outs in the final inning, Brady Nugent was hit by a pitch and managed to steal second base. But a ground out ended the game in the loser’s bracket finals of the District 8-AAA tournament. A win would have pushed the Raiders to the district championship and a region tournament trip for the...

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CJ Anthony signs to play football at Cumberland

CJ Anthony signs to play football at Cumberland

Red Raider senior CJ Anthony on Friday, May 7, signed a letter of intent to play football at Cumberland University. — Thunder Radio photo by Josh PetersonCoffee County senior CJ Anthony officially signed to play collegiate football with Cumberland University. The Cumberland Phoenix is an NAIA school located in Lebanon. The school just wrapped up its spring season at 2-5, a season that was pushed back due to COVID-19. “I feel like this is the best fit for me,” Anthony told Thunder Radio. “It feels like another Manchester, very hometown environment (and) a lot of support from the fans.”...

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