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BASKETBALL: Boys state tournament team to be honored January 27th

Coffee County head basketball coach Andrew Taylor celebrates as the final seconds tick off the clock in a Red Raider win over Stewarts Creek in the TSSAA 4A State Sectional on March 7, 2022. -- Photo by Holly Peterson, THUNDER RADIO WMSR 107.9 FM

The recognition of the 2021-2022 Coffee County Central Red Raider basketball team has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 27 at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium.

It was originally scheduled for Jan. 16 but weather postponed those plans.

On Jan. 27, the Lady Raiders and Red Raiders will host Warren County for a 3 p.m. girls tip with boys to follow. Recognition will be held at halftime of the girls game, which will be at approximately 3:30 p.m. There will be a pregame gathering for players and parents at 2:30 p.m.

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Led by head coach Andrew Taylor, that team caught fire and blasted its way through the district and region tournament, defeated Stewarts Creek in the state sectional in front of a sell-out crowd at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium on the way to a TSSAA State Tournament appearance.

That run for the Raiders was the first trip to the TSSAA State Tournament since 1965 .

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: Click here to listen to the Thunder Radio broadcast of Coffee County’s win over Stewarts Creek, March 7, 2022.

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CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO COFFEE COUNTY’S STATE TOURNAMENT GAME AGAINST DOBYNS-BENNETT

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO COFFEE COUNTY’S REGION CHAMPIONSHIP WIN OVER WALKER VALLEY

BELOW, REWATCH THE VIDEO BROADCAST OF THE RED RAIDER WIN OVER STEWARTS CREEK IN THE STATE SECTIONAL! VIDEO PROVIDED BY RAIDER TV, AUDIO BY THUNDER RADIO WMSR THUNDER1320.COM 107.9 FM

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