SEPT. 12, 2007: Raider football upsets 10th ranked Cookeville

Red Raider fullback Justin Kanjanabout crosses the goal line for his third touchdown and the decisive score in Coffee County’s 19-17 win over the Cookeville Cavaliers. (Photo by Doug Aaron)

Red Raider fullback Justin Kanjanabout crosses the goal line for his third touchdown and the decisive score in Coffee County’s 19-17 win over the Cookeville Cavaliers. (Photo by Doug Aaron)

The close games never seem to go in Coffee County’s favor. In the past five years, the Raiders have been the victims of last second field goals, fourth-quarter interceptions, goal-line fumbles, kick returns, blocked field goals and big plays. But it was different Friday night when the Raiders played host to the three-time defending Region 3-5A champion Cookeville Cavaliers. Despite cookeville having its opportunities ….. Continue reading in our digital archives by clicking here.