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Golden Eagles soar past CHS

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Jake Kreulen Sports Writer The Coffee County Central Red Raiders faced a tough Rhea County team Friday night and suffered a 42-6 loss to spoil the home opener at Carden-Jarrell Field. The Raiders (2-0) were unable to get anything going offensively, but actually turned in a solid defensive effort despite the score. “Big plays killed us, but I thought we actually beat them up quite a bit,” first-year CHS coach

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  • Raiders earn their cup of joe

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Sports Writer Jake Kreulen   The Coffee County Middle School Raiders scored the first 18 points Tuesday night and rolled to a 38-14 victory over Tullahoma to claim the Coffee Cup and move to 3-0 on the season. Bulldozing their way to 220 yards on the ground, the Raiders controlled every aspect of the game. Blanton Brown led the way with 74 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, Andrew

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  • Westwood sees streak end

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Sports Writer Jake Kreulen   CHAPEL HILL – “Everything comes to an end,” said Westwood Middle School coach Chad Dyer after Thursday’s 44-30 loss to Forrest Middle School that ended the Rockets’ 12-game winning streak. “But you’ve got to pick yourself and start a new one.” Things got off to a rocky start for WMS, with a botched snap on the first play of the game turning into a Forrest

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  • Golden Eagles soar past CHS

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:09 pm

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    Jake Kreulen, Sports Writer The Coffee County Central Red Raiders faced a tough Rhea County team Friday night and suffered a 42-6 loss to spoil the home opener at Carden-Jarrell Field. The Raiders (0-2 overall / 0-0 8-AAA) were unable to get anything going offensively, but actually turned in a solid defensive effort despite the score. “Big plays killed us, but I thought we actually beat them up quite a bit,”

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  • GAMEDAY PREVIEW: Raiders face tough task with Rhea County

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:27 am

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    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer If the Coffee County Central Red Raiders are going to break their current losing streak, they are going to have to overcome an opponent that causes matchup problems with just about everyone they face. Coffee County hosts the Rhea County Eagles at 7 p.m. Friday at Carden-Jarrell Field in Manchester. It is the home debut for the Raiders and the season debut for Rhea County.

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  • Westwood winning streak ends at 12

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    Westwood's Brandon Trussell fights for yardage against Forrest Middle School Thursday. (Staff photo by Jake Kreulen)

    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer CHAPEL HILL – After 12 straight wins that date back to last season, the Westwood Rockets finally came up short. “Everything comes to an end,” said Westwood Middle School coach Chad Dyer after Thursday’s 44-30 loss to Forrest Middle School that ended the Rockets’ 12-game winning streak. “But you’ve got to pick yourself and start a new one.” Things got off to a rocky start

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  • Middle School Raiders win ‘Coffee Cup’ battle with Tullahoma

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:06 pm

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    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer The Coffee County Middle School Raiders scored the first 18 points Tuesday night and Carden-Jarrell Field and rolled to a 38-14 victory over Tullahoma to claim the Coffee Cup and move to 3-0 on the season. Bulldozing their way to 220 yards on the ground, the Raiders controlled every aspect of the game. Raider Blanton Brown led the way with 74 yards and a touchdown on

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  • Rough start for Raiders at BGA

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 10:01 am

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    By Jake Kreulen, sports writer   FRANKLIN – The Coffee County Central High School Red Raiders got knocked down early and often Friday night as they opened their season with a 52-28 loss at Battle Ground Academy. But they got back up every time. “The first half was a terrible half of football,” said first-year Red Raider head coach Ryan Sulkowski. “The execution wasn’t there and we turned the ball

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  • Area Sports Roundup

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

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    High School Cross Country strong in first meet   The Coffee County Central cross country team had a solid showing Saturday, finishing 39th out of 57 teams at the Voyles Classic in Smyrna, with 1,067 points. “Our guys ran exceptionally well for our first meet,” said CHS coach David Muckle. “Even better than I anticipated. We had our top five runners bunched pretty closely, which is what you want to

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