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The matchup between Viam and Coffee County Bank on July 2 started off slow. Despite a run being scored by Viam’s Xavier Layne neither team could seem to get any offense going. This changed in the second inning however as

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The CCHS Boys Basketball team prepared for the 2020 season from May 26-May 28. Tryouts were held in groups of ten testing the core skills that are necessary to play at the high school level. Ball handling and shooting were tested as well as the hopeful players’ ability to move without the ba…

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It has been over two months since many student athletes have been able to participate in team activities. This hiatus ended on May 26 as CCCHS began to hold tryouts for a few of the teams in the 2020 season. Each team’s tryout began at separate times over three days. This was to ensure that …

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Girls Volleyball tryouts were held May 26-May 28. Each group of hopeful players were screened in the lobby of the CCCHS gymnasium. The standard questions related to coronavirus were asked regarding symptoms and any contact with someone that may have possibly had the virus. Once screened the …

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Powers Storage faced First Vision on July 2 in the 12U division after rain delays halted any games earlier in the week. The game began with Powers Storage scoring five runs courtesy of Kenton Rowe, Austin Gipson, Brycen Campbell, Justin Franks, and Jonas Roper. Powers kept their fast start o…

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The 8U division of the Manchester Summer League returned July 2 after severe weather earlier in the week ceased standard play. The return game featured a long series between KK’s and Lions Club. The game began with a bang as each team scored four quick runs.

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The matchup between Viam and Coffee County Bank on July 2 started off slow. Despite a run being scored by Viam’s Xavier Layne neither team could seem to get any offense going. This changed in the second inning however as

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The 12U division of Manchester Youth Summer League continued on June 26 with Powers Storage at Clowers Automotive. The game began with both teams scoring four runs each, as both pitchers were feeling out the batters. The fast scoring caused both defenses to quickly shape up for the second inning.

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The 12U division of Manchester League continued play on June 23 with Peoples Bank visiting First Vision Bank. The game began with a flurry of runs scored. First Vision led off strong as opening batter Riley Evans managed to reach the bases. Evans was followed suite by his teammates Eli Hanco…

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The Manchester summer league continued with a matchup between the Christiana Braves and the Manchester Braves on June 25. The game began with a slow offensive series by both teams. Christiana found some success at the plate with multiple players being able to reach the bases. The Manchester …

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CCB and Viam met on June 23 for a matchup in the 10U division. The game began with strong hitting from both teams. Gab Bonner, Will Carden, and Kellan Hershman all had base hits and were in prime scoring position, but clutch pitching by Viam denied CCB their scores. Viam’s time at bat appear…

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CHS Baseball held tryouts for the 2021 season on June 1. The team was one of many that had the season abruptly ended by the COVID-19 pandemic and is eager to make up for lost time.

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The CHS Girls Soccer tryouts concluded on Jun 16 with Coach Lee Xixis and his staff leading the hopeful applicants through drills that test their skills and their endurance.

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The Manchester youth league continued June 18 with the 6U division as Cooper Sports hosted LAP. The contest began with a flurry of runs scored by Cooper Sports. The team scored five runs in the first inning, while being able to hold LAP to only four runs.

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The Manchester Summer League continued its first week of the 2020 season with a matchup between Clowers and Bush on June 11. Though there were many explosive plays by both teams, Clowers ended up on top in the matchup.

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The Manchester Youth Baseball League began its 2020 season on Jun 8. The teams that played were Chico’s Bail Bonds at Coffee County Bank, First National Bank at State Farm, Shelter Insurance at Powers Storage, First Vision at Bush Insurance, Lion’s Club at Interstate Auto, and Dr. J at KK’s.…

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The CCHS Boys Basketball team prepared for the 2020 season from May 26-May 28. Tryouts were held in groups of ten testing the core skills that are necessary to play at the high school level. Ball handling and shooting were tested as well as the hopeful players’ ability to move without the ba…

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It has been over two months since many student athletes have been able to participate in team activities. This hiatus ended on May 26 as CCCHS began to hold tryouts for a few of the teams in the 2020 season. Each team’s tryout began at separate times over three days. This was to ensure that …

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Girls Volleyball tryouts were held May 26-May 28. Each group of hopeful players were screened in the lobby of the CCCHS gymnasium. The standard questions related to coronavirus were asked regarding symptoms and any contact with someone that may have possibly had the virus. Once screened the …

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Softball tryouts were held on May 26 and May 28 at the softball field behind CCCHS. The tryouts focused on hitting and fielding with multiple pitchers coming in to test the batting prowess of the hopeful players.

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Local athlete Hayden Proffitt has been selected to the Academic All-Conference Team for the fourth straight year while he was attending Freed Hartman. Proffitt was on the golf team, a talent he cultivated during his childhood in Manchester. Proffitt graduates with an accounting major and a j…

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The spring season has been canceled, according to the Coffee County Soccer Board.

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With school sports seasons being put on indefinite hold, parents and student athletes may be wondering if summer leagues such as the Manchester Youth League will play this year. As of now Youth League officials are still waiting to make a decision.

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Coffee County Schools officials have posted a schedule of sports tryouts and their location. Schools are closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 year.

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Coffee County’s Zack Milan has signed with Cumberland University on a baseball scholarship. He was slated to make it official on campus but the pandemic sidelined those plans and Milan instead made his signing official with his friends and family.

Despite the uncertainty of when and how the remainder of the year will play out, Coffee County Central High School cheer squad is working to form a team for the next school year. 

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A late foul to end the second quarter seemingly swung momentum in Coffee County’s favor, allowing the Lady Raiders to capture the District 8-AAA Title with a 52-40 win over Tullahoma in Fayetteville on Saturday.

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The Lady Red Raiders defeated Franklin County Friday night at the divisional tournament in Lincoln County. The team used quick ball movements and stifling defense, hallmarks of their season, to keep Franklin County from getting into rhythm. Bella Vinson and Jenna Garretson led the way in poi…

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The Red Raiders participated in the divisional tournament on Thursday night against Columbia. The game opened with a three-point explosion by Columbia. The team hit 6 threes in the first quarter alone. Coffee elected to respond to Columbia’s sharpshooting by driving into the paint and drawin…

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A fourth-quarter rally was needed for Coffee County, as the Lady Raiders rallied from a six-point deficit, forcing overtime, before notching a 37-32 home win over Tullahoma in the regular-season finale on Thursday.

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The Coffee County Middle School Red Raiders will be top seed when they play in the TMSSAA Section Tournament at Smyrna after winning the Area 6 Tournament this past weekend.

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Warren County was anything but a friendly host to the Coffee County wrestling team last week. All that was missing was a folding chair in the back as the Raiders took the mat.

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If the Coffee County Middle School girls’ team looked sick after losing in the Central Tennessee Conference finals last week, it’s because most of the team was.

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The Westwood Middle School Lady Rockets put a stamp on their undefeated regular season by holding Boyd Christian to a goose egg, shutting out the Lady Broncos 44-0 at Joel Vinson Gym this past week. Meanwhile, the boys’ team stayed atop the district standings with a 37-12 win over the Bronco…

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Needing to do some avenging, Will Pannell assembled the perfect squad last week at Centertown. Using lightning-quick moves, dead-eye shooting and iron man efforts by members of the starting lineup.

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Thursday night was a special one for eighth-graders at Coffee County Middle School. The school honored its soon-to-be freshmen with eighth-grade night, which was the final home game for seven Lady Raiders and eight Red Raiders.

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 It wasn’t a real break for the Coffee County bas­ketball squads as the boys ended up playing host to a holiday tournament while the girls ended up playing in a pair of Christmas clas­sics.

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The Coffee County Middle School Raiders go into 2020 with an 11-3 record after defeating White County to end their 2019 schedule, topping the Warriors 38-31.

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Westwood continued cutting a swath through Warren County’s middle school teams, this time hammering Irving College in a pair of games to finish up 2019 without a blemish on their record.

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Harris didn’t know what hit them as the Coffee County Middle School Raiders handed them a pair of losses this past week.

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The Westwood domi­nation of Warren County continued this past week as Eastside was the latest to feel the burn of the Rockets’ engines with the girls’ squad stay­ing perfect while the boys have only one blemish on their record.

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The Coffee County basketball teams laid claim to win in their season-opening home district games, sweeping Columbia this past week.

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It was a long bus ride back to northern Warren County for the Dibrell Wildcat crew as they were blown out this past week by the Westwood teams with the girls winning 43-17 while the Dibrell boys couldn’t even hit double digits.

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The Raiders proved to be a Trojan Horse this past week as the middle school teams went into Winchester and conquered their border rival with the girls doubling up their hosts 42-21 while the Raiders nearly got the double, winning 35-18.

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The Coffee County Raiders stung the Yellow Jackets in Grundy County this past week, both Coffee County squads proving to bad guests as they routed their hosts with the girls winning 66-31 while the boys doubled up the opposition, 70-35.