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CHS Freshmen Basketball Squads Drop Monday Games at Lincoln County

CHS Freshmen Basketball Squads Drop Monday Games at Lincoln County

The Coffee County CHS freshmen basketball teams traveled to Fayetteville on Monday afternoon.  Both Raiders teams came up short in the MLK Day doubleheader.  The Lady Raiders fell 45 to 34 while the Red Raiders lost 53 to 44. A 16 point 4th quarter outburst by the Lady Raiders was not enough as they fell to the Lady Falcons.  Nia Sheffield led the Lady Raiders in scoring with 10 points.  Maggie Crouch added 9 points and Katelyn Davis finished with 5. Despite hitting six 3 point baskets, the Red Raiders came up short to the Falcons.  Brady Nugent led...

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Titans QB Ryan Tannehill, DL Jurrell Casey Named to Pro Bowl Team

Titans QB Ryan Tannehill, DL Jurrell Casey Named to Pro Bowl Team

Ryan Tannehill[Photo by Associated Press] The goal, of course, was to make it to the Super Bowl, and win it. The Titans came up short of reaching that accomplishment with a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. On Monday, the Titans’ list of players set to play in the Pro Bowl grew by two, however – quarterback Ryan Tannehill and defensive lineman Jurrell Casey have been named to the roster. Tannehill has been named to the 2020 Pro Bowl team, and is replacing Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Casey has also been named...

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Nashville Sounds to Host Texas Rangers Winter Caravan

Nashville Sounds to Host Texas Rangers Winter Caravan

The Nashville Sounds announced that they will host the Texas Rangers Winter Caravan at Ole Smoky Distillery and Yee-Haw Brewing Co. at 6th and Peabody on Wednesday, January 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Recently named Nashville Sounds Manager Darwin Barney will attend the event along with Rangers left-handed pitcher Brett Martin and infielder Nick Solak. Joining Barney, Martin and Solak will be Rangers Director of Minor League Operations Paul Kruger. Martin, 24, is a Morristown, Tenn. native and pitched in 10 games for the Sounds before making his Major League debut in 2019. In 10 appearances with Nashville, Martin recorded...

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Lady Raider Basketball Drops Riverdale in Saturday Match-up

Lady Raider Basketball Drops Riverdale in Saturday Match-up

Bella Vinson of CHS basketball Looking to avenge the loss that ended their season last year, the Coffee County Lady Raider basketball team welcomed Riverdale to the Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday night.  The Lady Raiders played incredibly stingy defense, especially in the final 3 quarters, to hold Riverdale to 32 points.  Coffee County got the win over their region rival 53 to 32.  After a back and forth first 4 minutes, Riverdale closed out the 1st quarter on a 10 to 2 run to take a 16 to 12 lead into the 2nd quarter.  Coffee County...

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Raider Wrestlers Claim 5 Medals on Saturay at Sewanee Tournament

Raider Wrestlers Claim 5 Medals on Saturay at Sewanee Tournament

Coffee County wrestling team medalists from Saturday at Sewanee. (Left to right) Hunter Massey, Gavin Prater, Chris Speegle, Cardin Stump ad Jeremiah Wardell [Photo provided] The Coffee County CHS wrestling team traveled to Sewanee on Saturday for the 15 team Mt. Top Invitational.  The Raider grapplers grabbed 5 individual medals on the day.  In the team standings, Coffee County finished in 8th place out of the 15 squads.  A trio of Lady Raider wrestlers also competed in a pair of matches each.  For the Lady Raiders Alanna Coker and Mary Anne Walker each were 2 and 0 on the...

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Coffee County CHS Basketball Maintains District Lead with Sweep of Lincoln County

Coffee County CHS Basketball Maintains District Lead with Sweep of Lincoln County

Jenna Garretson of CHS basketball The Coffee County CHS basketball teams returned home on Friday night for a district doubleheader with Lincoln County.  In a pair of games you heard here on Thunder Radio, Coffee County held onto their spots at the top of the district standings with a pair of wins.  The Lady Raiders rallied to drop the Lady Falcons 35 to 32.  The Red Raiders led from wire to wire in a 54 to 28 stomping of Lincoln County.  Jenna Garretson hit a pair of 3 pointers in the 4th quarter to give the Lady Raiders their...

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CCMS Lady Raider Basketball Falls in CTC Tournament Finals on Friday

CCMS Lady Raider Basketball Falls in CTC Tournament Finals on Friday

Taylor Anthony of CCMS basketball The Coffee County Middle School Lady Raider basketball team matched up against White County on Friday night in Warren County for the CTC tournament championship.  After splitting the 2 regular season matchups, Friday night’s winner would claim the conference crown.  The Lady Raiders fell in an early hole and could not catch up as they lost 36 to 29.  White County dominated the offensive and defensive boards in the 1st quarter and raced out to a 13 to 0 lead.  The Warriorettes carried a 16 to 2 lead into the 2nd quarter over a...

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Titans Come Up Short in 35-24 AFC Championship Game Loss to Chiefs

Titans Come Up Short in 35-24 AFC Championship Game Loss to Chiefs

A season filled with so many high moments ended with a big low in Kansas City on Sunday. One win away from a trip to Super Bowl LIV, the Titans came up short. Instead, a 35-24 loss to the Chiefs ended the team’s season after what most considered an improbable run to the AFC Championship Game. “It’s tough — I’m kind of in shock a little bit,” Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill said afterward. “You don’t prepare yourself for this outcome. Everything in your preparation and your mind is: ‘We’re going to win this game.’ So when it hits, it...

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