Both the Lady Raiders and the Red Raiders came up big on Feb. 25 during their district tournament debut. The two teams successfully downed their respective opponents, with the Red Raiders holding on to beat Lincoln County in the final seconds, while the Lady Raiders coasted to an over 60 poi…

The Red Raiders had a new face in the starting lineup during the Feb. 11 matchup against Tullahoma. Phineas Rollman made his starting debut in one of the most hostile environments the Red Raiders have played in, and stepped up to the challenge. Rollman wasn't alone however as the entirety of…

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Senior Bella Vinson accomplished the monumental feat of scoring 2,000 points for her high school career on Feb. 5. For most high school athletes 1,000 points is the benchmark for great scorers to reach, but Vinson eclipsed that mark in the beginning of her junior year.

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Starter Bella Vinson: Height 6’2. Favorite spot to shoot: top of the key. Played basketball for 12 years. On being ranked in the top “Feels pretty good to be ranked this high. I’m proud of all of us and I’m excited for the district tournament.”

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The latest Associated Press Poll of Tennessee high school basketball, released Feb. 2, lists the Coffee County Lady Raiders at #3 in statewide rankings following their win Monday night at Warren County. In that game, Senior Bella Vinson came within nine points of achieving a total of 2,000 p…

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The Lady Raiders 2020-2021 season came to an end on Mar. 2 when the Oakland Patriots visited The Patch for a regional tournament match up. 

Both the Lady Raiders and the Red Raiders came up big on Feb. 25 during their district tournament debut. The two teams successfully downed their respective opponents, with the Red Raiders holding on to beat Lincoln County in the final seconds, while the Lady Raiders coasted to an over 60 poi…

The Red Raiders had a new face in the starting lineup during the Feb. 11 matchup against Tullahoma. Phineas Rollman made his starting debut in one of the most hostile environments the Red Raiders have played in, and stepped up to the challenge. Rollman wasn't alone however as the entirety of…

The Lady Raiders completed their 2020-2021 regular season at in county rival Tullahoma on Feb. 11. 

The Lady Raiders went into Stewarts Creek on Feb. 4 for the final match of the TMSAA Section 2 Tournament. The Lady Raiders had to contend with state powerhouse Blackman to earn their way to the state middle school tournament, but the Lady Raiders would not be denied as the team never traile…

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Senior Bella Vinson accomplished the monumental feat of scoring 2,000 points for her high school career on Feb. 5. For most high school athletes 1,000 points is the benchmark for great scorers to reach, but Vinson eclipsed that mark in the beginning of her junior year.

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Senior Bella Vinson has done the improbable and scored 2,000 points in her career. Vinson achieved the milestone against Shelbyville on Feb. 5 13 seconds into the third quarter. Vinson stated that, "she is happy about the accomplishment, but is glad to have it behind her so that the team can…

Alternate Starter Emma Fulks: Height 5’5. Favorite spot to shoot: Wing to extended elbow. Played basketball since second grade. On being ranked in the top three “I’m very proud of our team.”

Alternate Starter Chloe Gannon: Height 6’1. Favorite spot to shoot: high post. Played basketball since five years old. On being ranked in the top three “It feels great that the team is here.”

Starter Jalie Ruehling: Height 5’4. Favorite spot to shoot: Anywhere on the perimeter. Played basketball since second grade. On being ranked in the top three “Kinda crazy to be ranked this high.”

Starter Alivia Reel: Height 5’8. Favorite spot to shoot: top of the key. Been playing since fourth grade. On being ranked in the top three “It’s really exciting to be ranked that high as a team.”

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Starter Elli Chumley: Height 5’10. Favorite spot to shoot: top of the key. Played basketball for 13 years. On being ranked in the top five: “It feels pretty good.”

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Starter Bella Vinson: Height 6’2. Favorite spot to shoot: top of the key. Played basketball for 12 years. On being ranked in the top “Feels pretty good to be ranked this high. I’m proud of all of us and I’m excited for the district tournament.”

Coffee County Central High School’s Lady Raiders continued their domination of District 8AAA Girls’ Basketball Tuesday night, Jan. 26, with a 79-19 rout of the Franklin County High School Rebelettes in a girls only game in Winchester.

The Lady Raider wrestling team earned themselves a few spots in the state tournament as two members of the team placed third and fourth at the regional tournament on Jan. 30 at Siegel. MaryAnne Walker finished third in the 125 division while Mary Wolfrum finished fourth in the 132 division. …

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The latest Associated Press Poll of Tennessee high school basketball, released Feb. 2, lists the Coffee County Lady Raiders at #3 in statewide rankings following their win Monday night at Warren County. In that game, Senior Bella Vinson came within nine points of achieving a total of 2,000 p…

CHS wrestling was able to defend their home mat on Jan.26. The team was able to defeat Moore County with a score of 42 and Cascade with a score of 43. Jacob Barlow, Zach Galey,  and Blayne Myers went undefeated on the night.

The Lions came into Coffee County with a vengeance as Columbia was red hot from the three point line. The Lion’s jumped ahead to an 18-0 lead that the team never relinquished despite the Red Raiders best efforts. CJ Anthony tried his best to get the Red Raiders back in it as the senior force…

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Longtime basketball coach Angela Houck has decided to retire from her coaching role at Westwood middle school. Houck has coached basketball for 26 years, with 14 of those years coming at Westwood. Houck will continue to teach at the school and plans to take over coaching the golf team at Wes…

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CMS basketball looks to make a splash next week in Smyrna as the sectional tournament begins for both the boys and the girls. The Lady Raiders play on Feb.1 at Stewarts Creek Middle School at 5:30 P.M. While the Red Raiders play at 7 P.M. at Rocky Fork Middle School.  

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The CHS Lady Raiders have been going on a tear this season. The disciplined group coached by Joe Cope have an 18-1 record that includes a perfect 7-0 in conference play. The sole loss the group faced was to Blackman earlier in the season, and since that loss the team has blown out most of th…

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Capstar bank recently donated padded gym chairs that CCHS athletics use at the gymnasium. Capstar, formally known as First National Bank has supported CHS for a while a fact that Athletic Director Rebecca Koger is grateful for.     

CHS Wrestling hosted Columbia and Tullahoma on  Tuesday, Jan. 19. The team had a strong showing against Columbia but was unable to overcome Tullahoma. The results are as follows. 

Senior tennis player Jaden Talley made his signing to Johnson University official on Friday, Jan. 15. Talley’s decision to sign with Johnson University was cited as “a place where I can contribute early and develop my skills as a person and a player” according to the senior.

CHS wrestling traveled to Stewarts Creek von Jan. 14 to participate in a meet with Stewarts Creek and Smyrna. CHS was successful with a win over Stewarts Creek and a tie with Smyrna. The results are as follows:

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The TSSAA met on Jan. 14 via virtual meeting to discuss plans for the 2021-2022 season. One such plan that was voted on is the moving of the TSSSS Golf championships from WillowBrook golf course to Sevierville Golf Club. 

The Lady Raiders hosted Lawrence County on Jan. 12, and were able to weather a comeback attempt late in the fourth from the Lady Wildcats to keep the team's win streak alive. 

The Lady Raiders travelled to White County on Jan. 8 as the team looked to complete the season sweep of the Warriorettes. The Lady Raiders won the first matchup with White County with a late game rally capped off with a Bella Vinson buzzer-beater to send the game into overtime. While the rem…

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The Coffee County Middle School hosted West Tullahoma on Jan. 5. The Lady Raiders dominated from tip off with a brutal offensive display that saw the team up 35 to seven in the first half. Coffee County kept the pressure on in the second half as the team scored 16 points in the second half w…

The CCCHS Lady Raiders traveled to Portland, Tennessee to participate in the Corey Brewer Christmas tournament on Dec. 21 and Dec. 22.

The Lady Raiders made the most of their long away game in Portland as the team won the Corey Brewer Christmas tournament. The Lady Raiders played three games from Dec. 21 through Dec. 22 and won all three.

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The Lady Raiders had no trouble rolling over visiting Franklin on Dec. 11. The Lady Raiders jumped to a massive lead in the first half as the team scored a blistering 56 points to Franklin’s 8 points. As is becoming the norm for Bella Vinson in her senior year, Vinson was a force all game. T…

The Westwood Rockets had a tough time on Dec. 7 when the team traveled to Cannon County. 

Westwood hosted Webb on Dec. 3 and split the matchup as the Lady Rockets came away with a 35-25 win, while the Rockets fell 59-24.