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REGION CHAMPIONSHIP: Lady Raiders and Lady Pioneers start at 6 p.m. Wednesday

REGION CHAMPIONSHIP: Lady Raiders and Lady Pioneers start at 6 p.m. Wednesday

The Lady Raider softball team of Coffee County Central will take on Warren County in the Region 3-4A Championship Wednesday night in McMinnville. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. and the game will be broadcast live on Thunder Radio: 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM, Manchester Go app, thunder1320.com. If you plan to attend the game, tickets must be purchased digitally through GoFan by clicking here. The Lady Raiders had not lost to Warren County since 2018, including three straight wins in the regular season against the Lady Pioneers this season. But the postseason Pioneers have been different...

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TENNIS: Lady Raider doubles team of Perry, McNamara advance to state

TENNIS: Lady Raider doubles team of Perry, McNamara advance to state

Coffee County Central tennis doubles team of Lauren Perry and Rylea McNamara is headed to the state tennis tournament. Perry and McNamara on Monday beat Central Magnet 6-2 and 6 -2 in Murfreesboro to advance out of the region tournament on onto the state. The doubles team will play again in the state tournament at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 26 in...

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SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders drop Walker Valley, back to region championship

SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders drop Walker Valley, back to region championship

Coffee County softball is back in a familiar position. The CHS Lady Raiders exploded for 7 runs in the last three innings to beat Walker Valley 8-2 in the Region 3-4A semi-finals Monday night on the road. Now, Coffee County will advance to the Region 3-4A Championship Wednesday at Warren County – first pitch is at 6 p.m. That game will be broadcast live on Thunder Radio. If the Lady Raiders win Wednesday, they will host the state sectional on Friday. If they lose Wednesday, they will travel on Friday. A win Friday will put the Lady Raiders in...

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BASEBALL: Raiders dropped 12-2 in region semi-finals to end season

BASEBALL: Raiders dropped 12-2 in region semi-finals to end season

Coffee County struggled to get anything going Monday night, managing just 4 hits and issuing multiple walks in a 12-2 loss to Bradley Central in the Region 3-4A Semi-Finals in Manchester. The loss ends the season for the Raiders. Bradley Central advances to the region championship against Walker Valley. Coffee County fell behind 2-0 in the first inning against the Bears Monday night in Manchester and never recovered. Coffee County struggled on the mound – going through five different pitchers. The CHS pitching staff issued 13 walks and hit 3 Bradley Central batters on the night. Aiden Robertson started...

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FOOTBALL: Raiders to wrap spring practice with Monday scrimmage

FOOTBALL: Raiders to wrap spring practice with Monday scrimmage

Coffee County’s Red Raider football team will hold its 10th and final spring practice on Monday, May 16 in scrimmage form. Marshall County will travel to Manchester for a spring scrimmage workout with the Raiders and the public is invited to attend. The scrimmage will start at approximately 6 p.m. at Carden-Jarrell Field (behind Raider Academy). Coach Doug Greene said the teams will scrimmage for a little over an hour, with no kickoffs or punts. Admission is a donation to the Isaiah 117 House – monetary donations or toiletries accepted. The Raiders will wrap spring practice after the scrimmage...

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REGION TOURNAMENT: Raider baseball, softball play in region semi-finals Monday

REGION TOURNAMENT: Raider baseball, softball play in region semi-finals Monday

Both the Coffee County Central baseball and softball teams will play in the Region 3-4A semi-finals Monday night, May 16. These are elimination games. If they win, they will play for a region championship Wednesday and a sectional game Friday for a chance to go the the TSSAA Bluecross Spring Fling next week. A loss Monday ends the season. Baseball to host Bradley Central After winning the District 6-4A championship with two wins over Franklin County on Wednesday of this past week, the Raider baseball team has earned the chance to host the region semi-finals. Coffee County will host...

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SOCCER: Raiders shutout in district title match; 5 named all-district

SOCCER: Raiders shutout in district title match; 5 named all-district

Coffee County Central soccer fell 3-0 Thursday night in the soccer District 6-4A championship in Shelbyville. However, the Raiders did earn a bid to the Region 3-4A semi-finals by way of their runner-up finish. They will play at Ooltewah at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 (central time). That is an elimination match. Five different Raiders received honors after the district title game. Bodey Todd was named goalkeeper of the year. Aidan Abellana and Josue Salinas picked up first-team all-district honors. John Martinez and Manny Gonzales earned 2nd team all-district...

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First ever Thundies Sports Awards are sold out

First ever Thundies Sports Awards are sold out

The Dream for Weave Foundation and Thunder Radio will be hosting the first ever “Thundie Sports Awards” for the Coffee County community on Saturday, May 21. Tickets to the event have sold out. The inaugural sports awards will honor the best athletes, coaches and teams of Coffee County Central High School, Westwood Middle School and Coffee Middle School. Doors for the red carpet event will open at 5:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church Gymnasium (1006 Hillsboro Blvd). Middle Tennessee State University head softball coach and the pioneer of the CHS Lady Raider softball program, Jeff Breeden, will deliver the...

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