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Braves continue maddening trend of alternating wins and losses

Braves continue maddening trend of alternating wins and losses

Charlie Morton delivered another strong start, but he didn’t receive enough support from his bolstered lineup as the Braves suffered a 2-1 loss to the Brewers on Sunday afternoon at Truist Park. Willy Adames’ first-inning solo homer and Jackie Bradley Jr.’s RBI groundout in the fifth sunk Morton, who surrendered just three hits over six innings. The veteran right-hander’s effort wasn’t enough to prevent the Braves from setting an MLB record by alternating wins and losses over 16 consecutive games. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Atlanta had previously stood with the 1974 Phillies, 1981 Dodgers and 2010 Rockies as...

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FOOTBALL: Raiders find plenty of positives from first scrimmage

FOOTBALL: Raiders find plenty of positives from first scrimmage

The offensive line opened gaping holes, the running backs made people miss and quarterbacks didn’t make mistakes. The Coffee County Red Raiders had plenty of positives to take away from their first scrimmage of fall camp at Lincoln County Friday night. “[The offensive line] established themselves early,” explained CHS head coach Doug Greene, who is entering his third season at the helm of the Red Raider program. “We won the line of scrimmage from the very first drive. We were able to run counter, power, our zone plays really well. The times we got stopped, the backs didn’t follow...

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Raider football travel to Lincoln County for Friday scrimmage

Raider football travel to Lincoln County for Friday scrimmage

After practicing for a week in pads, the Coffee County Central Red Raider football team will get the chance to hit someone else on Friday. The Raiders will travel to Lincoln County for a 7 p.m. scrimmage Friday, July 30. The public is welcome to attend – there will be a $5 admission charge for the practice game. The Raiders have a few more weeks of practice before opening the season on Friday, Aug. 20 at Franklin County High School. Thunder Radio has been your home for Red Raider football coverage for over 60 years and will continue to...

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Braves take 5-game series with Mets

Braves take 5-game series with Mets

After his team sealed a key series victory with a 6-3 win over the Mets on Thursday afternoon at Citi Field, Braves manager Brian Snitker had a straightforward response when asked what he hopes might happen before Friday’s 4 p.m. ET Trade Deadline. THUNDER RADIO IS COFFEE COUNTY’S EXCLUSIVE HOME FOR ATLANTA BRAVES BASEBALL. LISTEN AT 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM. “I don’t waste time on that,” Snitker said. “If it happens, it does. If it doesn’t, we’re going to keep fighting like we have been.” After Austin Riley’s latest homer and a strong showing from the bullpen, the...

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GOLF: Lady Raiders take 3rd at Tullahoma Invitational

GOLF: Lady Raiders take 3rd at Tullahoma Invitational

Coffee County Central’s golfers had mixed results in the season opening match Thursday at Lakewood Country Club in Tullahoma. The Lady Raider golf team placed 3rd out of 5 teams, while the Raiders finished 7th out of 7 to open the year. The Lady Raider team of Maggie Crouch and Araya Hughes combined for a 201. Crouch led the way with a 98. Meanwhile, Logan Hale carded an 89 to lead the Raider boys effort, followed by a 99 from Zach Tidwell. Beau Murray and Brady Daugherty each put together a 108 to round out the scoring. CHS golfers...

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Coffee County Raider, Lady Raider basketball releases 2021-22 schedule

Coffee County Raider, Lady Raider basketball releases 2021-22 schedule

Coffee County Central High School’s Red Raider and Lady Raider basketball teams have released their schedule for the 2021-22 winter season. The season tips off Nov. 19 with Hall of Fame games against opponents that are to be determined. Coffee County will open with 5 consecutive home games (minus a Cannon County Thanksgiving tournament sandwiched in the middle for the boys). The Lady Raiders will be traveling to Panama City Beach, Florida for a Christmas tournament before both teams open district play in January in Shelbyville. Other schedule highlights: Tullahoma remains on the schedule, now as a non-district opponent...

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Raider, Lady Raider golf to open season Thursday

Raider, Lady Raider golf to open season Thursday

The Coffee County Central Red Raider and Lady Raider golf teams will be the first fall sports team to get competition underway this season. Both teams will head to Lakewood Country Club for the Tullahoma Invitational. It will tee off at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 29. CHS golfers will have their first home match Aug. 2 when they host Shelbyville, Marshall County and...

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Titans Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

Titans Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

The Tennessee Titans open training camp on Wednesday. Preview continues today with special teams with Titans writer Jim Wyatt. The Tennessee Titans can be heard all season long on Thunder Radio – your exclusive home for the Titans in Coffee County, presented by realtor Charlie Gonzales with Weichert Realtors Joe Orr & Associates (107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM). In camp: P Brett Kern, P James Smith, K Tucker McCann, K Blake Haubeil, LS Morgan Cox, Returners Darrynton Evans, Cameron Batson, Chester Rogers, Josh Reynolds, Brian Hill, Mason Kinsey and others. Offseason developments: The Titans signed Cox, a four-time Pro Bowler with the Ravens, early in free agency. The Titans also...

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