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CMS LADY RAIDERS TAKE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

CMS LADY RAIDERS TAKE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

The 2021-2022 Coffee Middle Lady Raiders pose with their hardware after beating South Middle in the CTC Championship game on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. Coffee Middle School’s Lady Raider basketball team completed a conference championship sweep with a win over South Middle School early Saturday afternoon, a game you heard live on Thunder Radio. CMS beat South Middle 43-28 to win the CTC tournament championship, after winning the regular season title as well. They finished 13-1 in conference play. Five Lady Raiders were named CTC All-Conference: Kaysen Morgan, Jaydee Nogodula, Adalyn Clark, Ella Arnold and Natalie Barnes. THIS GAME...

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Three JV wrestlers medal over the weekend

Three JV wrestlers medal over the weekend

The Central High School junior varsity wrestlers sent 7 competitors to the MTWOA grand championships and they were able to get three placements. Lyra Leftwich took 2nd place in girls 145 pounds, Ian Walker 2nd in freshman 195 and Josh Bowland 3rd in freshman 152. Lyra LeftwichJosh BowlandIan...

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Three swimmers make state cuts on senior night

Three swimmers make state cuts on senior night

Coffee County swimmers celebrated seniors and 8th graders on January 14. It was supposed to be a dual meet against St. Andrews Sewanee.  Unfortunately, St Andrews didn’t make it down the mountain for the meet due to Covid.  The meet ran as normal as an Intra-Squad meet and against homeschool team, Grace Academy.  The majority of both teams swim side by side during the week as Manchester Makos.  Despite that, there were several great swims, with 3 State cuts made by Junior Emily Williams in the 100 butterfly clocking at a 106.44.  Freshman teammates, Abby Gilday and Elsie Lazalier...

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Raider defense smothers Rebels as CHS moves into tie for district lead

Raider defense smothers Rebels as CHS moves into tie for district lead

They say that defense travels well. Coffee County’s sure did Friday night. The Red Raiders of Central High School held Franklin County to 6 points in the first quarter, 6 in the second and 2 in the fourth quarter to leave Franklin County High School with a 44-28 victory and a new spot tied atop the District 6-4A rankings. The win avenged a 10 point home loss to the Rebels the previous week. Coffee County flustered the Rebels all night. CHS held Shamar Lyons to just 2 points – none from the field – and those came in the...

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BASKETBALL: Lady Raiders advance to CTC championship, Raiders eliminated

BASKETBALL: Lady Raiders advance to CTC championship, Raiders eliminated

The Coffee Middle School Lady Raider basketball team is headed to the CTC Championship game. The Lady Raiders disposed by East Tullahoma in dominant fashion Thursday at South Middle School – rolling to a 52-17 win. Natalie Barnes and Ella Arnold led the way with 18 and 17 points, respectively. Seventh grader Jaydee Nogodula added 8. The win improves CMS to 18-2 overall / 12-1 in CTC play. The Lady Raiders will play in the CTC Championship game at 11 a.m. Saturday at South Middle. That game will be broadcast live on Thunder Radio – 107.9 FM, 1320 AM,...

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BASKETBALL: Coffee County to host senior night January 24

BASKETBALL: Coffee County to host senior night January 24

Coffee County Central’s basketball programs will host senior night on Monday, January 24 at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium. The Lady Raiders (18-3 overall / no. 6 Associated Press state poll) will be honoring seniors Elli Chumley and Kiya Ferrell. Meanwhile, the Raider boys (11-7 overall) will be honoring John Dobson, Connor Shemwell, Aidan Abellana, Brady Nugent and Phineas Rollman. Lady Raider cheerleaders Macie Lawrence and Olivia Kilpatrick, as well as dancers Makenna Orrick, Jaxen Waggoner and Hallie Pittman will also be celebrated. The Lady Raiders will tip off at 6 p.m. against Lighthouse Christian with the boys to...

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BASKETBALL: Lady Raiders to get forfeit win over Franklin County; boys game moved up

BASKETBALL: Lady Raiders to get forfeit win over Franklin County; boys game moved up

Coffee County Lady Raider basketball will pick up an easy win Friday. Franklin County informed CHS on Thursday that the Rebelettes would be unable to play. Therefore Coffee County will get a forfeit win, moving the Lady Raiders to 18-3 overall on the season and a perfect 4-0 in District 6-4A. The girls JV game scheduled for Friday has also been cancelled. Meanwhile, the Raider boys game will continue but will be moved up in time. The Raider JV boys will play at 4 p.m. with the varsity Raiders and Franklin County Rebels set to tip at 6 p.m....

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WRESTLING: Raiders fall to Page in Tuesday meet

WRESTLING: Raiders fall to Page in Tuesday meet

Below are results from Coffee County vs. Page on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Page (PAGE) 56.0 Coffee County (COFF) 21.0 106: Jeremiah McDougall (PAGE) over   (COFF) (For.) 113: Nathan  Simpson (PAGE) over   (COFF) (For.) 120: Thomas Brown (PAGE) over   (COFF) (For.) 126: Jeremiah Wardell (COFF) over Aiden Gifford (PAGE) (Fall 1:59) 132: Cannon Drake  (PAGE) over Gabriel Westbrook (COFF) (TF 15-0 0:00) 138: Jamie Norris (COFF) over Tyler Casillas (PAGE) (Fall 4:57) 145: Landon Williamson (PAGE) over   (COFF) (For.) 152: Jacob Barlow (COFF) over Josh Ward (PAGE) (Fall 4:45) 160: Will Parcel (PAGE) over Tommy Miller (COFF) (Fall 1:10) 170:...

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