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Preds fall to Red Wings to wrap road trip

Preds fall to Red Wings to wrap road trip

Mikael Granlund and Erik Haula scored for the visitors, but it wasn’t enough, as the Nashville Predators fell to the Detroit Red Wings by a 5-2 final on Thursday night at Little Caesars Arena. The result ends Nashville’s two-game winning streak and pushes their record to 8-11-0 on the season. Sam Gagner had a hat trick for Detroit, as the Preds dropped a decision to the Wings for the second time in four meetings between the two clubs in 2020-21.  Continue reading this story here. You can hear Nashville Predators Hockey all season long on Thunder...

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ON A MISSION: Lady Raiders turn up the heat, roll Columbia to advance to District title game

ON A MISSION: Lady Raiders turn up the heat, roll Columbia to advance to District title game

CHS Lady Raider Chloe Gannon goes up for 2 of her 25 points Wednesday night, Feb. 24, 2021. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly PetersonBelieve it or not, the no. 3 ranked Central High School Lady Raiders have another gear. After finishing the regular season with a 25-1 record, a regular season district championship and a state ranking, the Central High School Lady Raiders turned up the intensity to postseason level Wednesday night, running Columbia out of the gym in a 74-23 win in the District 8-AAA semi-finals in Manchester. “I think we were just excited to get back...

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SEE YOU IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP! Raiders drop Falcons, move to District finals

SEE YOU IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP! Raiders drop Falcons, move to District finals

Jaxon Vaughn goes up to the basket for 2 of his 8 second half points Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. – Thunder Radio photo by Holly PetersonCoffee County didn’t panic in crunch time on Wednesday. Lincoln County’s Owen Sandlin tied the District 8-AAA semi-finals with 20 seconds on the clock with a deep 3-pointer. But the Raiders calmly ran their offense – Trenton Scrivnor found Hayden Hullett cutting under the basket, the senior finished with just seconds to play and the Red Raiders dropped Lincoln County 53-51 Wednesday night at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium. The win moves the Raiders...

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Four CHS wrestlers to the State Tournament this week

Four CHS wrestlers to the State Tournament this week

Four Central High School wrestlers will be vying for state championships this week in the TSSAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament in Chattanooga. For the boys, Jacob Barlow and Gavin Prater will be hitting the mat. Meanwhile, Lady Raiders Mary Wolfrum and MaryAnn Walker will try to earn a top spot. The Lady Raiders will wrestle Thursday, with the boys to follow on Friday. See full brackets and details...

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Raiders, Lady Raiders host District semi-finals Wednesday (ticket info here)

Raiders, Lady Raiders host District semi-finals Wednesday (ticket info here)

The Central High School Raiders and Lady Raiders will each host the District 8-AAA semi-finals Wednesday night at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium. The Red Raiders finished the regular season as the no. 2 seed and earned a first round bye. They will now play Lincoln County at 6 p.m. Wednesday after the Falcons beat Shelbyville in the quarterfinals. The winner will advance to the championship on Friday. The loser will play a third place game Friday to determine seeding for the Region 4-AAA tournament. Meanwhile, the Lady Raiders (no. 3 State AP Poll) will bring their 25-1 record...

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Rinne pitches shutout, Preds win

Rinne pitches shutout, Preds win

Filip Forsberg and Eeli Tolvanen took advantage of the man advantage.  Both Nashville forwards scored power-play goals in the third period Tuesday night – and Pekka Rinne stopped all 24 shots he faced – to give the Preds a 2-0 shutout win over the Detroit Red Wings at LIttle Caesars Arena. The result gives the Preds consecutive victories on their schedule and moves their record to 8-10-0 on the season. Continue reading here. You can hear the Predators all season long on Thunder Radio – presented by Charlie Gonzales with Weichert Realtors, Joe Orr &...

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Manchester youth baseball adds two sign-up dates this week

Manchester youth baseball adds two sign-up dates this week

Manchester Youth Baseball Association has added two extra nights of signups this week. The league, which has divisions for children 5 through 18, will have sign ups from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 23 and 25, in addition to signups from 9-2 on Saturday, Feb. 27. Sign ups are held at the Ada Wright Center at Fred Deadman Park, which is off of N. Woodland St. in...

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Tickets for Wednesday semi-finals to go on sale Tuesday

Tickets for Wednesday semi-finals to go on sale Tuesday

The Central High School Red Raider basketball team will host the District 8-AAA semi-finals at 6 p.m. Wednesday, while the Lady Raiders will host at 8:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale at www.gofan.co beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Each game will have a separate ticket, and the gym will be cleared between games. Tickets will NOT be sold at the gate. Wins for each team will put them in their respective District 8-AAA championship games on Friday. If you cannot attend Wednesday, you can always listen live on Thunder Radio – 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM, thunder1320.com and...

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