Sports

Your Local Sports

SPRING FLING CENTRAL: Track, tennis to Murfreesboro Thursday

SPRING FLING CENTRAL: Track, tennis to Murfreesboro Thursday

More CHS athletes are headed to the TSSAA Spring Fling State Championships on Thursday. Coffee County Track and Field will be well represented at the state meet, held at MTSU. Senior Elli Chumley will throw shot put and senior Ethan Welch will throw discus in the 9 a.m. window on Thursday, May 26. Welch will also do the boys pole vault in the 9 a.m. window. Senior Madison Rooker will participate in the girls pole vault around noon. Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. the 4×800 girls relay team of Chumley, Rooker, Patricia Barrera and Kailee Rossman will compete. See...

read more
STATE HEARTBREAK: Lady Raiders can’t get bats going, eliminated from spring fling

STATE HEARTBREAK: Lady Raiders can’t get bats going, eliminated from spring fling

Everyone was waiting on that one big hit. But it just never came for the Central High School Lady Raiders in the Spring Fling State Tournament. Coffee County only mustered 6 hits and stranded 9 runners on base – 6 in scoring position – in a 3-0 loss to Stewarts Creek Wednesday afternoon in an elimination game of the TSSAA Spring Fling in Murfreesboro. The loss ends the season for Coffee County after back-to-back trips to the state tournament. The bats never really heated up for the Lady Raiders in the tournament. After only scoring 1 run in their...

read more
STATE TOURNAMENT: Bats go cold in Lady Raider loss to Springfield

STATE TOURNAMENT: Bats go cold in Lady Raider loss to Springfield

Coffee County could only muster four hits and went cold in the final few innings in a 4-1 loss to Sprinfield in the opening round of the TSSAA State Tournament Tuesday night, May 24, 2022. Springfield starting pitcher Brie Asmondy kept the Lady Raiders off balance most of the night. Coffee County managed only 4 hits – 3 coming in the second inning – in the loss. In fact, after the Lady Raiders scored a run on 3 hits in the 2nd, Asmondy went on to retire 13 consecutive Lady Raiders and 16 of the last 17. The only...

read more
Coffee Middle defeats Tullahoma in CCJG Championship

Coffee Middle defeats Tullahoma in CCJG Championship

Coffee County Middle golf got contributions from every group on the course and that was enough for a 7 flags to 5 win over Tullahoma Monday, May 23 in the Coffee County Junior Golf Invitational Championship at WillowBrook. The CMS teams of Cade Williams and Skylar Releford and Noah Costello and Luke Lowe made the difference on the scorecard. Team Williams-Releford outplayed its group by 2 flags, 2.5 to 0.5. Meanwhile, team Costello-Lowe outplayed Jack Hill and Eli Lewis 2 flags to 1. That was enough for the championship for CMS. The Raider team of Tallan Crosslin and Lucas...

read more
CHS basketball programs announce 3-day summer kids camp

CHS basketball programs announce 3-day summer kids camp

Kids entering kindergarten through 8th grade who love basketball will have a chance to learn from the best this summer. Coach Cope and Coach Taylor’s Basketball Camp 2022 will be June 8-10 from 8-10:30 a.m. each day at the Central High School gymnasium. The camp is for boys and girls entering grades K-8 next school year. Campers will be placed in groups by age and skill level and work on basketball fundamentals with Lady Raider head coach Joe Pat Cope and Red Raider boys basketball coach Andrew Taylor, as well as assistant coaches, current and former players. The Lady...

read more
SPRING FLING STARTS TUESDAY: Lady Raider softball road to state title begins at 5:30 Tuesday

SPRING FLING STARTS TUESDAY: Lady Raider softball road to state title begins at 5:30 Tuesday

Coffee County Central will be well represented at the TSSAA Spring Fling State Championships this week in Murfreesboro. The Lady Raider softball team, makes its second consecutive trip to the Spring Fling after a 3A state runner-up finish in 2021, will get things started on Tuesday, May 24. The Lady Raiders (24-14) are set to play at 5:30 p.m. at McKnight Park Field #3 against Springfield (29-4). The tournament is double elimination. Win or lose in game 1 – the Lady Raiders will play again at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Starplex. Tickets can be purchased at the gate,...

read more
Lowery receives Brian Gregory Award for WMS

Lowery receives Brian Gregory Award for WMS

Westwood seventh grader Kaysen Lowery has been named the 37th recipient of the Brian Gregory Memorial Award. Naming a Brian Gregory Award recipient has been a Westwood Rocket football tradition since 1985. Lowery is the first ever 7th grader to receive the award. Lowery played quarterback for the Rockets this past fall. Pictured from left: Brian Gregory’s brother Joel Gregory, Gary Dyer (who coached Brian Gregory), former Westwood football coach Chad Dyer and Kaysen...

read more
MURFREESBORO TAKEOVER  — Coffee County Central softball, track and tennis to TSSAA Spring Fling this week

MURFREESBORO TAKEOVER — Coffee County Central softball, track and tennis to TSSAA Spring Fling this week

Coffee County Central will be well represented at the TSSAA Spring Fling State Championships this week in Murfreesboro. The Lady Raider softball team, makes its second consecutive trip to the Spring Fling after a 3A state runner-up finish in 2021, will get things started on Tuesday, May 24. The Lady Raiders (24-14) are set to play at 5:30 p.m. at McKnight Park Field #3 against Springfield (29-4). The tournament is double elimination. Win or lose in game 1 – the Lady Raiders will play again at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Starplex. Tickets can be purchased at the gate,...

read more