Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


FOOTBALL: Raiders hit the road this week for pair of 7 on 7 games

The TSSAA mandated dead period for athletics ends on Monday (July 11) and the Coffee County Central football team will be very busy this week getting ready for the upcoming season.

The Raiders will hit the road on Tuesday (July 12) for an early 7-on-7 passing session at Ooltewah High School that will begin at 8 a.m. Central Time.

Thursday (July 14th), the Raiders will travel to Red Bank for a 5:30 p.m. central start in more 7 on 7 action. The first week of practice in full pads begins on July 25th.

The Raiders kickoff the regular season Aug. 19 when Franklin County comes to town. This will be the 100th year of Red Raider football in Manchester. Since 1957, Red Raider football can be heard all season long on Thunder Radio – 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, Manchester Go app and Friday Night Thunder pregame show begins every week at 6 p.m.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


July 12 – 7 on 7 at Ooltewah

July 14 – 7 on 7 at Red Bank

July 23 – Stadium cleanup

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

July 25 – first official day of practice

July 29 – Scrimmage at La Vergne

July 30 – Picture Day

Aug 5 – HOME scrimmage vs. Marshall County

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Aug. 10 – scrimmage AT Tyner

Aug. 17 – The Doug Greene Coaches Show. 7 p.m. on Thunder Radio LIVE from Praters BBQ (Built by Gilley Construction)

Aug. 19 – KICKOFF. Franklin County at Coffee County. Pregame Friday Night Thunder Show at 6 p.m.. Listen at 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, 106.7 FM, Manchester Go app.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

You May Also Like


UPDATE: 10:05pm — Coffee County Sheriff’s Department authorities have identified the suspect in this case as a 16-year old from Franklin County and state...


Manchester Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a Manchester man who has been reported missing by his family. According to MPD,...


The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac is telling “A Tale of Two Winters.” On sale everywhere August 30, the newest edition of North America’s most trusted...


 Dot Foods, Inc., North America’s largest food industry redistributor broke ground Thursday (Aug. 25, 2022) on the company’s 13th U.S. distribution center, which will be located...