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Weather Shortens Raiders/Patriots Game

The Coffee County Red Raiders saw their game at #1 ranked Oakland shortened to only half a game due to bad weather in Murfreesboro.  

After seeing the Patriots rip down the down the field and score in than a minute into the game to make it 7-0.

The Raiders would get their only points of the night as kicker Ian Weldon connected on a 29-yard field goal with 8:07 to go in the first half. The Crazy Daisies Player of the Game Matthew Pittman set up the drive for the field-goal when he intercepted an Oakland pass at mid-field.

Oakland’s offense would continue to control the game as they scored two more times before the half to make it 22-3.

As the Patriots were celebrating homecoming lightning hit as they were naming the king and queen. It was announced that everyone to leave the grandstands. After a short period of time it was determined that playing the rest of the game would be unsafe and it was agreed that the game would be complete with Oakland winning the game, 22-3.

The Raiders will look to finish with a 5-win season as they host Riverdale this Friday. Coffee County’s 4 wins so far this year is the most wins since 2007 when the Raiders finished 6-5.  Friday night will also be Senior Night. You can hear the play by play action on the Rooster 101.5 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,461 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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