Top Sports Stories Of 2012

After going 12 years without a visit to the Spring Fling the Coffee County Lady Raider softball team finished 3rd in the state of Tennessee. The ladies had a record of 33 wins and 13 losses.

Hollee Sadler as sophomore golfer earned her way to the TSSAA state golf tournament. Sadler finished 21st overall

Tori Taylor came in 8th place in the discus in TSSAA state track and field meet in Murfreesboro.

Chelsea Howell set a state record for the most homeruns in one state softball tournament. Howell hit 3 round trippers.

Chase Jones after several district and region championships plus one sectional championship and state tournament resigned as head coach of the Coffee County baseball team. Jones left the school system after serving the system for 13 years. Jones finishes with well over 200 wins as head of the program.
Brent Whitlock was named to replace Jones. Whitlock was serving as an assistant at Riverdale.

Paul Parsley resigned as Athletic Director at Coffee County High School. Parsley remains at the school. Richard Skipper was named as Parsley’s replacement.

Motlow men’s basketball team lost in Region VII tournament finals for the 2nd year in a row. One win away from the National Junior College championship tournament.

The Coffee Co. Bank little league baseball team completed an undefeated season going 20-0 and a 2 year record of 39-1.

The Manchester 15 year-old Babe Ruth all-star team won the district championship and made the state tournament.

Nashville sports talk show host George Plaster will return to radio after being off the air for almost a year.
Plaster joined Thunder Radio on July 23 as host of “Sports Night” from 3 to 6 p.m.