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BASKETBALL: Boys state tournament team to be honored Tuesday night (postponed)

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

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE.

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The 2021-2022 Coffee County Red Raider basketball team will not soon be forgotten.

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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.

Now that team will be honored.

On Tuesday night (Jan. 16 2024) the 2021-22 Raiders will be recognized at halftime of the girls game with the unveiling of a new banner that has arrived and hanging at Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium.

The Lady Raider game will tip off at 6 p.m. with halftime ceremonies likely taking place near 6:30 p.m.

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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.

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

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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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