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Central High School girls' basketball hosted Lawrence County on Friday in a rematch of its first district game of the season. After a close second quarter, the Lady Raiders ran away in the second half, defeating the Lady Cats 64-42. 

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The Central High School wrestling team was back at Raider Academy Tuesday night for its final home meet of the season. The CHS grapplers picked up a 54-20 victory over Eagleville, before falling to region foe Oakland 68-6.

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Central High School boys' basketball welcomed Shelbyville to the Patch Tuesday night for a district showdown. In a performance that wasn't perfect, the Raiders took a lead from the first quarter on to defeat the Eagles 80-64. 

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Coffee County Middle School basketball was back on the hardcourt Monday night for a conference matchup at North Franklin Middle. Both boys and girls teams fell by double digits, first with the Lady Raiders at 49-26, followed by the Red Raiders 35-24 loss. 

Coffee County swimming traveled to Sewanee on Saturday to take on teams from all over the state. In their final meet of the regular season, the Central High School swimmers placed ninth out of 20 teams in combined scoring.

Central High School boys' basketball returned home Friday night to take on Franklin County. In similar fashion to Tuesday night's game against Tullahoma, the Red Raiders held on in a close one to win 50-46 over the Rebels. 

Following a thrilling ending to the Tullahoma game Tuesday night, it was back to business as usual for Central High School girls' basketball on Friday. Returning home to face off against Franklin County, the girls delivered a 61-41 win to a packed Joe Frank Patch Gym. 

In its last two games, Coffee County Middle School boys' basketball struggled in the second half against Warren County, followed by a down-to-the-wire finish against Cannon County. It was different Thursday night, as the Red Raiders went up by double digits late in the game for a 41-22 win o…

Coffee County Middle School girls' basketball was back on the court Thursday night take on Tullahoma East Middle School. In their final home game of the regular season, the Lady Raiders broke away in the second half for a 29-22 victory. 

Central High School senior Austin Farris’s time with the golf team may have ended, but the Red Raider has earned one more postseason honor. At the end of December, Farris was selected as part of The Tennessean All-Midstate golf team.

The Central High School boys' basketball team's cohesiveness continued to show improvement Tuesday night against Tullahoma. Taking on the rival Wildcats, the Red Raiders returned home to Manchester with a 45-42 victory. 

If your New Year's resolution is to broaden your culinary taste, there is no need to travel to exotic destinations. You can do so right here at home with the Annual Wild Game Dinner & BBQ at Grace Baptist Church, 1901 Ovoca Road, in Tullahoma on Saturday January 12, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. It’s…

Coffee Middle School girls' basketball was back on the court Monday night for a home match against Cannon County Middle School. The Lady Raiders followed up on their December victory with a come-from-behind 32-29 win. 

Central High School wrestling traveled to Stewarts Creek High School to participate in the Redhawk Rampage Invitational Tournament on Saturday. Participating wrestlers faced off against teams from a wide area of the state. 

Central High School traveled down to Fayetteville Friday night for a district matchup with Lincoln County High School. A hard-fought game, the Lady Raiders broke away down the stretch for a 47-29 victory and another district win. 

The last time Central High School boys' basketball faced an opponent, the Red Raiders were dropped by Oakland on Dec. 22. After a long break in between games, Coffee County pulled off a double-digit win of their own, with a 74-40 thrashing of Warren County. 

After losing three straight games in Florida, Central High School girls' basketball went to McMinnville Thursday night looking to get back on track. A hard-fought game, the Lady Raiders stuck it out for a 42-35 victory over Warren County.

Central High School girls' basketball was back in action Friday afternoon for the second day of the Tampa Bay Christmas Tournament. Taking on Eagle's Landing of McDonough, Ga., the Lady Raiders fell for the second time this season, 71-61. 

Central High School girls' basketball kicked off its second Christmas break tournament Thursday, traveling to the Tampa Bay Christmas Invitational in Tampa, Fla. Taking on Tampa Bay Tech in the opening round, the Lady Raiders suffered their first loss of the season, 45-36. 

Keri Munn is only be in her second year at Central High School and she already had a major impact on the softball and volleyball teams. The sophomore was voted the 2018 Manchester Times Female Athlete of the Year by CHS coaches, faculty and select area media members.

Coffee County Central senior Samuel Prater has been named the 2018 Manchester Times Male Athlete of the Year. Chosen by select area coaches, media members and CHS faculty, the award came as a surprise for Prater, but he was grateful to be chosen by the community.

The last time Central High School girls' basketball faced Oakland High School, the Lady Patriots ended the Lady Raiders' season in the 2018 region tournament. Saturday afternoon, Coffee County returned the favor with a 61-52 come-from-behind victory.

Central High School hosted Oakland Saturday afternoon, on the third day of the Coffee County Christmas tournament. The Raiders had difficulty keeping up with the Patriots' skill on both sides of the ball in a 50-31 loss. 

The Raiders didn’t get much time off after Thursday’s close win over Wilson Central. Coffee County was back on the hardcourt early Friday for a morning meeting with Fayetteville’s Riverside Christian Academy. Coffee County Central High School seized control early and didn’t let up in a 67-49…

Central High School boys' basketball kicked off its holiday tournament schedule Thursday night with a match up against the Wilson Central Wildcats. A close game throughout, the Raiders were able to hang on to open the tournament with a 54-52 victory.

Westwood Middle School's Konor Heaton received postseason honors this week. The eighth grader was named to the Duck River Valley all-conference team, following the completion of the DRVC Conference Tournament. 

Coffee County Middle School's basketball teams traveled to Woodbury Monday night to take on Cannon County. The teams' final games before Christmas break saw the Lady Raiders win a close one 37-33 and the Red Raiders fall 48-34. 

Coffee County hosted its final home meet of the season Friday, Dec. 14 at the Manchester Recreation Center. For Central High School, it was a chance to honor senior swimmers in a pre-meet ceremony.

Central High School stayed on the road Saturday night for a matchup with Nashville Central Christian. After losing their previous three games, the Red Raiders got back on track with a 74-61 defeat of the Warriors.

The last time Central High School took on Nashville Central Christian on Nov. 27, the Lady Raiders had little trouble and won by 39 points. Saturday night in Nashville, CHS completed a season sweep of the Lady Warriors with a 63-38 victory.

College Street and Deerfield met Saturday afternoon to battle for first place in the Coffee County Youth Basketball League. In a matchup between the two of the most dominant teams all season, College Street stayed ahead early on for a 32-15 victory.

Some of the same issues Central High School faced last weekend were on display again Friday night. Taking on the Cookeville in a rematch from last Saturday, the Red Raiders struggled to keep up and were handed their third straight loss after starting the season 5-0.

Coffee County Middle School hosted its final basketball games before Christmas Thursday night. Taking on Harris Middle, the Lady Raiders stayed out in front from the first quarter on for a 38-24 win. In the boys’ game, the Red Raiders held off a late push by the Eagles to escape with a 40-34…

Heading into the start of the 2018-19 basketball season, Central High School head coach Joe Pat Cope had a feeling this Lady Raider team could be special. The girls had gone 24-5 last year with a regular season district championship to boot.