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FOOTBALL: Westwood opens season with blowout of Cannon County

FOOTBALL: Westwood opens season with blowout of Cannon County

Big plays in the first half led the way for the Westwood Rockets as they opened the 2022 football season with a 33-6 beating of Cannon County’s Lions in Woodbury. The Rockets took a quick 12-0 lead behind a pair of huge plays early. Quarterback Kaysen Lowery broke loose for an 85-yard touchdown run, followed by a 75-yard interception returned for a touchdown by Keller Hatfield. Lowery connected with Hatfield from 10-yards out to push the lead to 20-0 by the halftime break and the Rockets never looked back, putting the game out of reach in the second half....

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SOCCER: Coffee Middle drops nail biter in heavy rain

SOCCER: Coffee Middle drops nail biter in heavy rain

Lilly Matherne scored 5 goals for CMS Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 against Franklin County. Photo by Holly Peterson, Thunder Radio | Thunder The Magazine Coffee Middle soccer fell just short Thursday night. But it certainly wasn’t because of the efforts of Lilly Matherne. The eighth grade striker scored 5 goals for the CMS Lady Raiders, and had a sixth just miss as time expired as the Lady Raider lost to Franklin County 6-5 in a heavy rain storm in Manchester. (THIS GAME WAS BROADCAST LIVE ON THUNDER RADIO AS PART OF THE CAPSTAR BANK HOMETOWN SPORTS SERIES. PUSH HERE...

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Red Raider football season tickets available for purchase at Owens in downtown Manchester

Red Raider football season tickets available for purchase at Owens in downtown Manchester

Coffee County football kicks off in just one week. Now is the time to get your season tickets for the centennial year of Raider football as CHS marks 100 years of football. Coffee County season tickets will include admission to all 5 home games – beginning with the opener on August 19th when Franklin County comes to town. Cost per season ticket is $35. Season tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 12 at Owen’s Provisions & Apparel at 104 W. Fort St. in downtown Manchester. The Raiders will also be at home against Shelbyville (Sept. 2), Lebanon (Sept. 16),...

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FOOTBALL PHOTOS AND FILM NEEDED: 100 years of Red Raider celebration begins next week

FOOTBALL PHOTOS AND FILM NEEDED: 100 years of Red Raider celebration begins next week

Do you have old Central High School Red Raider photos or digital game film or highlights? Thunder Radio needs more content for the 100-years of football celebration that kicks off next Friday, Aug. 19 when the Raiders host Franklin County. The video production team at Thunder Radio will work hard to include as much submitted content in the jumbotron video as possible. Send content to josh.peterson.wmsr@gmail.com Celebrations are planned all season long during Red Raider football games. Make you plans to attend all Red Raider football games (schedule below). If you can’t make it, be sure to tune into...

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TUESDAY SCOREBOARD: Coffee Middle volleyball wins, football throttled at Harris

TUESDAY SCOREBOARD: Coffee Middle volleyball wins, football throttled at Harris

It appears that the Coffee Middle Football run of CTC dominance is over. After back to back seasons of rolling through conference play, the Raiders started the conference season 0-1 Tuesday night with a 44-7 loss at the hands of Harris Middle in Shelbyville – a game you heard live on Thunder Radio. Coffee Middle trailed 16-0 after the firs quarter and 30-0 by the halftime break. The Raiders finally got on the board in the third quarter on a touchdown run from 8th grade quarterback Jett Trussler, who finished with 52 yards on 7 carries. He was also...

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The Doug Greene Football Coaches Show returns to Thunder Radio Aug. 17

The Doug Greene Football Coaches Show returns to Thunder Radio Aug. 17

If you can’t get enough high school football coverage, Thunder Radio is the place to be. The Coach Doug Greene Show – Built by Gilley Construction – will return exclusively to Thunder Radio airwaves this fall for the third consecutive year. Hosted by Thunder Radio football color commentator Dustin Murray, the show will broadcast live from 7-8 p.m. every Wednesday night (beginning Aug. 17, 2022) from Prater’s BBQ on Woodbury Highway. Everyone is welcome to attend and talk football with coach Greene and special guest players and coaches every week. Thunder Radio has been your home for Red Raider...

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Raiders golfers split in first home match of 2022

Raiders golfers split in first home match of 2022

Coffee County Central High School golf teams split in their first home matches of the season Monday, Aug. 8 at WillowBrook Golf Course. The Raider boys lost to Shelbyville but beat Lincoln County. The top four Raider golfers carded a total of 368 on the day, led by Noah Costello’s 90. Jacob Holder finished at 91, Brady Daugherty 92 and Jackson Shemwell 95. Shelbyville was 28 strokes better, leading all teams with a 340, including an impressive 7-over from Boston Boyce. Meanwhile, the Lady Raiders also placed second – beating Shelbyville but falling to Lincoln County. Cadie Prater led...

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First Capstar Bank Hometown Sports Series broadcast is Tuesday

First Capstar Bank Hometown Sports Series broadcast is Tuesday

The first Capstar Bank Hometown Sports Series broadcast of the fall on Thunder Radio is coming up on Tuesday. Thunder Radio’s Court Steere will travel to Shelbyville to broadcast the Coffee Middle versus Harris Middle football game. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. with air time at approximately 6:25 p.m. Our complete hometown sports series broadcast schedule (not including Coffee County High School football) is listed below. Thunder Radio broadcasts at 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM, Manchester Go smartphone app and thunder1320.com. (Scheduled broadcast subject to change based on athletic schedule change and personnel availability). DAYDATETIMESCHOOLSPORTOPPONENTWHEREBROADCAST PLATFORMTuesday8/9/226:30 p.m.CMSFootballHarrisAwayThunder...

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