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CHS football schedule announced for 2015 includes major changes

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:50 pm

By Jake Kreulen, sports writer   The schedule for the 2015 high school football season has essentially been solidified, and the Coffee County Central Red Raider football team will definitely have its hands full. The only thing left to do before everything is set in stone is the signing of the contracts, which is typically a formality. After a 2-8 record in 2014 which saw the Raiders snap a 14-game losing streak

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  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Coffee County Raiders drop three straight

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    Coffee County's Austin Baugh blocks out a Cannon County opponent during Friday's prep basketball game.
(Staff photo by Jake Kreulen)

    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer   After opening the season with a pair of victories at the Russell-Barnett Tip-Off Classic in Tullahoma, the Coffee County Central Red Raiders have dropped three straight games. Friday, the Raiders suffered a 67-45 defeat at the hands of the Cannon County Lions one day after losing 69-45 to Fayetteville. Both losses came at home. The Raiders traveled to Grundy County on Tuesday, Nov. 18,

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  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Coffee County Lady Raiders lose two, win one

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Coffee County's Sara Brown scored a game-high 23 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, Friday night against Cannon County.
(Staff photo by Jake Kreulen)

    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer   The Coffee County Lady Raiders suffered a 69-53 loss to the Cannon County Lionettes Friday night in a game that was much closer than the score indicated. “The kids played hard and we were in the game before letting it get away from us late,” CHS coach Herb Horton said. “Cannon County has a very good team, and their half-court defense gave us some

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  • Middle school basketball roundup

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    Lady Raiders stay perfect  The Coffee County Middle School Lady Raiders posted a 44-16 win over West Tullahoma Thursday night to improve to 9-0 on the year. Jacey Vaughn led all scorers with 14 points for CCMS, while Alisha Jennings and Abby Morgan both added eight points. The Lady Raiders took a 16-12 lead into the half and used a outscored Tullahoma 14-1 in the third quarter to put the

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  • This week’s sports schedule

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 11:29 am

    Tuesday, November 25 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHS @ Warren Co., 6 p.m.* Friday, November 28 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHS (Boys) @ Cannon Co. Classic, TBA Saturday, November 29 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHS (Boys) @ Cannon Co. Classic, TBA

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  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Fourth quarter struggles seal fate for Raiders, Lady Raiders

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    Coffee County's Peyton Talley passes the ball during the Russell-Barnett Tip-Off Classic at Tullahoma High School last week. The Raiders fell to Grundy County Tuesday night. 
(Staff photo by Jake Kreulen)

    COALMONT – The fourth quarter was Coffee County Central’s downfall Tuesday night as the Lady Raiders suffered a 43-39 loss and the Raiders fell 40-38 at Grundy County High School. The losses come less than one week after Coffee County swept the Yellow Jackets (49-46 boys, 55-16 girls) at the Russell-Barnett Tip-Off Classic in Tullahoma. Both CHS teams held leads through three periods, but both Yellow Jacket squads heated up

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  • CCMS sweeps East Tullahoma

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    Coffee County Middle’s Abby Morgan saves the ball from going out of bounds Thursday night (Nov. 6, 2014) against North Franklin County.
(Staff photo by Jake Kreulen)

    TULLAHOMA – The Coffee County Middle School Raiders took a four-point lead into the fourth quarter Tuesday night and held on for a 19-18 victory over East Tullahoma in basketball action. The Raiders (5-3 overall) got seven points form Andrew Mahaffey, while Weston Hargrove and Harley Hinshaw combined for all four CMS points in the final period. It evened the season series with East Tullahoma for the Raiders after falling

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  • Raiders sweep competition at Tullahoma

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Coffee County's Peyton Talley passes the ball during the Russell-Barnett Tip-Off Classic at Tullahoma High School last week. The Raiders fell to Grundy County Tuesday night. 
(Staff photo by Jake Kreulen)

    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer   TULLAHOMA – The first weekend of the basketball season was good to Coffee County Central as the Raiders posted a pair of victories in the Russell-Barnett Tip-Off Classic at Tullahoma High School. Thursday night saw the Raiders build an 18-point lead and hold onto it as Warren County mounted a ferocious fourth-quarter comeback before CHS secured a 62-60 decision to start the season on

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  • Lady Raiders split at Classic

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Aerial Williams (right) wins the first tip of the season Thursday night against Warren County in the Russell-Barnett Tip-Off Classic at Tullahoma High School.
(Staff photo by Jake Kreulen)

    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer   TULLAHOMA – After suffering a 62-33 loss to Warren County Thursday to open the season, the Coffee County Central Lady Raiders took out their frustration on Grundy County in Friday’s 55-16 triumph to split a pair of games in the Russell-Barrett Tip-Off Classic at Tullahoma High School. The Lady Raiders (1-1) took a 14-4 lead at the end of the first period as they

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