It was a long ride up to Eagleville for Westwood Middle School basketball and it was even longer ride back. In both games, Eagleville broke away with strong second half plays to hand the Lady Rockets a 53-26 loss followed by the Rockets falling 50-22.
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With football season over, Coach Roger Barlow has moved indoors for another season of Coffee County Central High School wrestling. The 2017 season was not the team’s best in recent memory; Coffee County dealt with many injuries as well as attrition over the course of the year, which hurt the…
Coffee County Middle School's basketball teams traveled to McMinnville Monday night for a conference match up with Warren County Middle. The Lady Raiders escaped with a hard-fought 34-32 overtime win. On the boys' side, the Raiders fell 38-27.
Westwood's basketball teams returned to Manchester Monday night to take on Community Middle School. Following losses at Middle Tennessee Christian on Thursday, both the Rockets and Lady Rockets were handed another defeat. The girls fell 44-11 and were followed by the boys losing 37-16.
Westwood Middle School's basketball teams traveled to Murfreesboro Thursday night for a conference match up with Middle Tennessee Christian School (MTCS). Both the boy's team and girl's team returned to Manchester empty-handed as MTCS. swept the night's games. The Lady Rockets fell 37-26 and…
Coffee County basketball traveled to Murfreesboro this week to compete in a tournament hosted at Rockvale Middle School. The teams split Tuesday's first-round play, with the Lady Raiders winning 28-20 and the Raiders falling 45-20. In Thursday's second-round action, both teams suffered losse…
With just over a week until the start of the regular season, the Coffee County High School girls' basketball team hosted Grundy County Thursday night for a preseason match up. The Lady Raiders had little trouble putting their offense together in a 62-29 route of the Lady Jackets.
Coffee County Central High School softball player Katie Rutledge is starting her senior year, but her playing career is far from over. The Lady Raider signed a letter of intent Wednesday morning to play for Mississippi's Blue Mountain College.
In November, the fall weather usually means that pool season has ended for the year. Tarps are brought out and water is drained. For some local swimmers, a different type of pool season is just beginning.
The Westwood boys returned to the court Monday night for a home game against Forrest Middle. The Rockets struggled to keep up with Forrest’s offense and settled for a 44-24 loss.
The Lady Rockets were back on their home court Monday night to take on Forrest Middle. A close game throughout, Westwood fought back to tie the game at the end of regulation and escape with a 32-27 win in overtime.
The Westwood boys basketball team took on Liberty Thursday night still searching for its first win of the season. Four closely-contested quarters later, the Rockets emerged victorious 24-18.
The Westwood girls' basketball team welcomed Liberty to Manchester Thursday night. Westwood's search for their first home win ended after an explosive second half helped the Lady Rockets soar to a 47-19 victory.
After spending their first three games on the road, the Rockets and Lady Rockets returned to Manchester Monday night to take on Huntland. Both Westwood teams were unable to find a win. The Rockets fell 61-26 and the Lady Rockets lost 36-23.
Coffee Middle boys' basketball began its season Monday night against West Tullahoma. Following a loss for the girls' team, the Red Raiders were able to even the series with a 31-24 win over the Bobcats.
The Coffee Middle girls' basketball team kicked off its season Monday night against Conference rival West Tullahoma. Despite showing promise in the first half, the Lady Raiders were unable to keep up with Lady Bobcats down the stretch and settled for a 37-25 loss.
Westwood's boys' and girls' basketball teams traveled to Lynchburg Thursday evening to take on Moore County. The Lady Rockets were able to rally for a 34-31 win while the Rockets suffered another loss 42-18.
It was raining. It was pouring. The Red Raiders were scoring. CHS fought through tough conditions Thursday night to finish the season with a home win.
Westwood's basketball teams traveled to Wartrace Tuesday night to take on Cascade Middle School. Both Rocket squads were unable to overcome the Champion offense with a 32-28 loss for the girls and a 59-18 loss for the boys.
Coffee County's Friday night home football game against White County has been moved to Thursday night due to inclement weather impacting the area Friday.
It’s almost basketball season at Coffee County Middle School. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams have been hitting the hardcourt to get ready for their opening games.
Coffee County football returned to Murfreesboro Thursday night to take on Siegel High School. The Red Raiders again drove back down Interstate 24 empty-handed in a 27-8 loss to the Stars.
The Red Raider varsity football game scheduled to Friday night at Siegel High School in Murfreesboro has been moved to Thursday night. The decision was reached earlier Wednesday due to the threat of weather impacting Friday night.
Basketball is officially back in Manchester. The Westwood boys' and girls' basketball teams kicked things off Tuesday night with a trip to Fayetteville Middle School. Taking on the Tigers and Lady Tigers, Westwood broke even on the series with a 26-21 Lady Rockets win and 36-18 loss for the …
The fall chill is in the air and the leaves are beginning to change color, which means basketball season is here. The Westwood Rockets and Lady Rockets are back on the court getting ready to for their 2018 seasons.
The Red Raiders football team traveled to Murfreesboro Friday night to battle the Riverdale Warriors. Despite putting up 144 yards on offense the Red Raiders were unable to reach the end zone in a 48-0 rout.
The Coffee County Lady Raider soccer team took on Columbia Thursday night to battle for a District 8-AAA title. The Lady Raiders fought tooth and nail the whole game, but couldn't keep the Lady Lions tamed in a 3-2 loss.
Hosting their second meet of the year, Coffee County Central High School's cross country teams dominated Tuesday's Red Raider Run with four first-place finishes.
The Coffee County volleyball team continued its playoff hunt at Tuesday night's regional tournament in Fayetteville. Coming off a strong push at last week's district tournament, the Lady Raiders fell to Siegel High School of Murfreesboro in straight sets.
For most of the regular season, the Central High School Lady Raider soccer team has struggled to win games. The Lady Raiders also haven't lost many. But they've been tying.
Coffee County Middle School cross country runner Greenlee Woods traveled to Clarksville Saturday, Oct. 6, to run in the TMSAA state cross country meet. Coffee County’s only runner, the seventh grader finished the two-mile race in 14:13.8 to finish in 12th place.
The Coffee County Youth Bass Club made a big splash at this weekend’s regional tournament at Old Hickory Lake. The Raiders reeled in wins at both the junior and high school levels to take home first place in both divisions.
Coffee County schools were on fall break this week, but the Red Raiders football team couldn't catch a break of their own Friday night on the road. Taking on Lebanon, the Blue Devils dropped CHS for a 49-7 loss.
The Coffee County volleyball team began its postseason run on Thursday night at the district tournament in Shelbyville. The Lady Raiders started off with a 3-0 shutout over Columbia in the semifinals, but couldn't get past Lincoln County in the finals and lost 3-1.
Offensive issues continued to hinder the Coffee County High School football team on Friday night against Oakland. The Red Raiders finished with 103 yards on offense, but struggled to convert first downs much of the night in a 53-0 loss to the Patriots.
Thursday evening was busy for area sports teams. Some teams had their final game of the regular season while others began postseason play.
It had been a tough season for Westwood Middle School's football team leading up to Thursday night's trip to Shelbyville. The Rockets hadn't found a win since their opening game back in August, but the boys were able to put that behind them against Liberty in a dominant 42-16 win to close ou…
The Lady Raiders returned to Joe Frank Patch Gym on Tuesday evening for their final home game of the year. Taking on district foe Franklin County, Coffee County High School got the 3-0 win over the Rebelletes and gave departing seniors Abigail Layne and Brianna Gawrys a proper sendoff.
Issues on both sides of the ball hurt Coffee County in Friday night's game against Cookeville. Returning home after their first win of the season at Warren County last week, the Raiders managed just 71 yards of offense in a 54-7 loss to the Cavaliers.
It must be something in the water. On Monday, Sept. 17, Martin Methodist honored two of their former athletes and Coffee County alumni Kyle Johnson and Katie Reid as the male and female student athletes of the year. Johnson played golf for Martin Methodist and Reid played soccer. Both gradua…