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Cody Howes sprints past a Columbia player Monday night for CHS. Photo provided by Rebekah Hurst

MONDAY ROUNDUP: CHS soccer falls 1-0, softball wins 1-0

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 10:09 am

CHS soccer Monday night at Carden-Jarrell Field District 8-AAA’s top team, Columbia, used a goal off a deflected save in the fifth minute to claim a 1-0 win over the Central High School Red Raiders. CHS had several shots on goal from point-blank range in the game but couldn’t find the net. “That is the number one team in the district and that game could have gone either way,” said

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  • Coffee County Middle School softball finishes regular season perfect in CTC play

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    Gracie Pippenger makes a play at shortstop for the Lady Raiders.

    With two wins over cross-county and Central Tennessee Conference rival Tullahoma last week, the Coffee County Middle School Lady Raider softball team finished the regular season undefeated in league play. With a first place finish in the regular season standings the Lady Raiders will receive a bye in the first round of the conference tournament this week in Winchester. “This group of young ladies has done an outstanding job this

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  • WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Douglas pitches Raiders past Wildcats for district win

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    Kyle Douglas tries to pick-off a Columbia runner Tuesday night.

    Red Raider senior Kyle Douglas took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out 13 Lawrence County batters as Central High School beat Lawrence County 2-1 in District 8-AAA play at Powers Field Wednesday afternoon. “I felt really good tonight,” said Douglas. “For the first time this year I was able to locate all three pitches.” Douglas surrendered three hits in the final two innings, the first came in the top

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  • Lady Bucks sweep Jackson St.

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:26 am

    Former Lady Raider Chelsea Howell gets a hit for the Lady Bucks.

    The Motlow Lady Bucks hit five home runs, including two by Makenzie Hopkins, on their way to a four-game sweep of visiting Jackson State last weekend on the Moore County campus. The Lady Bucks then got swept by visiting Wallace State on Sunday. Motlow (18-30, 12-20) is scheduled to travel to Pulaski for a non-conference doubleheader against the Martin Methodist JV squad on Tuesday, then visit Roane State for the

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  • An experience of a lifetime: Gilliam finishes third at Augusta National

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 4:22 am

    Ashley Gilliam sends the ball rocketing down the course at Augusta National last week.

    Ashley Gilliam finished third overall in the 12-13-year-old age group of the national finals of the Drive Chip and Putt Championship held at Augusta National Golf Club last Sunday – the weekend prior to The Masters. The 12-year-old Manchester golfer qualified for the championship by winning the Georgia Regional last June at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Over 17,000 youth golfers from across the nation began the competition to earn a

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  • CHS tennis splits with Tullahoma

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 4:13 am

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    The CHS tennis squads were back on the courts against District 8-AAA rival Tullahoma Monday after taking spring break off. The boys won 5-2 with Kyle Johnson, Andrew Henley, Trevor Ivey-Bodman and Andy Stout earning singles wins while the pair of Stout and Henley won in doubles action. The girls lost to the Lady Wildcats 5-2 with Maddie Taylor and Alex Crossland winning in singles action. The team travels to

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  • WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Lady Raiders lose 11-inning marathon

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 1:46 am

    Lady Raider Brianna Jones slings a pitch.

    CHS softball The Lady Raider softball team had to come from behind to beat Dickson County earlier in the season. But Saturday afternoon at CHS a second comeback against the same team would fall short, 4-2, in an 11-inning marathon game. Dickson County plated a run in the top of the first to take a 1-0 lead that would stand until the bottom of the seventh. Neither team was able

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  • Raiders drop district game to Columbia

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 10:19 am

    Kyle Douglas tries to pick-off a Columbia runner Tuesday night.

    The CHS baseball team couldn’t generate enough offense Tuesday night against District 8-AAA’s top team, falling to Columbia 6-2 at Powers Field. Despite cranking out 12 hits, the Raiders left multiple runners stranded in scoring position throughout the game. The Lions jumped out to a 2-1 lead early before Trace Fiedlein scored on a Kyle Douglas blooper to tie the game 2-2 in the bottom of the fourth. The Lions

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  • Meeker’s home run lifts Raiders past Wildcats

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Peyton Meeker celebrates with his team after hitting a home run against Tullahoma Wednesday night.

    Peyton Meeker blasted a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning Wednesday night in Manchester to help his team to a 4-1 win over cross-county rival Tullahoma at Powers Field in Manchester. “It was a little tough to get used to the pitching tonight,” said Meeker. “Last night we saw [Justus] Sheffield and he is so much faster, we really had to be patient tonight but I

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