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Blackman Downs Stewarts Creek 34-21 & Scoreboard
Blackman Downs Stewarts Creek 34-21 & Scoreboard

Blackman Downs Stewarts Creek 34-21. Hear replays from the game, stats and our players of the game. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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Weather Concerns Cause Prep Football Changes
Weather Concerns Cause Prep Football Changes

Concerns about Friday night weather have caused most local high schools to move up their football games to Thursday night.

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Siegel Volleyball in State Title Game
Siegel Volleyball in State Title Game

After making their 12th trip to the state tournament in the school's 15 year history this year, the Siegel Lady Stars Volleyball team is in the title game for the first time.

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MT FB hosts Charlotte (Football Press Conference)
MT FB hosts Charlotte (Football Press Conference)

Hear from MT football coach Rick Stockstill and players about the tough loss at FIU and the upcoming battle with Charlotte.

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Oakland Defeats Siegel 62-13 & Scoreboard
Oakland Defeats Siegel 62-13 & Scoreboard

Oakland Defeats Siegel 62-14. Hear replays from the game, stats and our players of the game. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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MT FB secures gutsy road win at Marshall
MT FB secures gutsy road win at Marshall

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders make football history, winning at Marshall 34-24.

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Oakland Downs Franklin 45-7 & Scoreboard
Oakland Downs Franklin 45-7 & Scoreboard

Oakland runs their record to 6-1 with a 45-7 win over Franklin. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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Raiders Down Defending CUSA Champion FAU 25-24
Raiders Down Defending CUSA Champion FAU 25-24

Fresh off its bye week, Middle Tennessee started its Conference USA slate with a tough home matchup on Saturday and came up with an unbelievable comeback win 25-24 over Florida Atlantic.

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Riverdale defeats Cookeville 40-34 in 2OT & Scoreboard
Riverdale defeats Cookeville 40-34 in 2OT & Scoreboard

Riverdale defeats Cookeville 40-34 in 2OT. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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Oakland Defeats Blackman & Scoreboard
Oakland Defeats Blackman & Scoreboard

Oakland defeats Blackman 24-14. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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PREVIEW: #2 Blackman at #3 Oakland
PREVIEW: #2 Blackman at #3 Oakland

Blackman travels to Oakland Friday night. The Blaze are ranked second in the latest high school football poll for Class 6A and the Patriots are third.

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Blue Raider FB Falls at #3 Georgia
Blue Raider FB Falls at #3 Georgia

Middle Tennessee was tasked with facing its toughest competition of the season on Saturday and couldn't stand up against the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs, falling 49-7.

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Riverdale at Blackman on FRIDAY
Riverdale at Blackman on FRIDAY

For 71-years, you've been able to hear the high school football games and get the scores on WGNS.

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Riverdale Falls to Oakland & Scoreboard
Riverdale Falls to Oakland & Scoreboard

Oakland defeats Riverdale 49-6. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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Beer Sold at MTSU Game for First Time Saturday
Beer Sold at MTSU Game for First Time Saturday

For the first time ever, MTSU fans were able to buy alcohol at sporting events on campus. The football home opener against UT-Martin on Saturday was the first event.

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Blue Raiders roll to victory in home opener against UT-Martin
Blue Raiders roll to victory in home opener against UT-Martin

It wasn't pretty at times, but a win is a win. That's what Middle Tennessee Head Coach Rick Stockstill told his team after the Blue Raiders (1-1) sent their fans home happy with a 61-37 win over UT Martin (0-2) Saturday at Floyd Stadium.

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Longtime Oakland Swim Coach Doris Coady Passes Away
Longtime Oakland Swim Coach Doris Coady Passes Away

Doris Coady, former Oakland High School swim coach, has passed away.

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MT FB Press Conference for Georgia Game
MT FB Press Conference for Georgia Game

Middle Tennessee Football held their weekly press conference to discuss the win over UT-Martin and look ahead to the next game, which is at Georgia.

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Blackman Downs Smyrna & Scoreboard
Blackman Downs Smyrna & Scoreboard

Blackman defeats Smyrna 45-10. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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PREVIEW: Blackman at Smyrna
PREVIEW: Blackman at Smyrna

While Smyrna and Blackman aren't in the same region anymore, that doesn't change the importance of the game for both teams.

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Beer sales highlight MTSU football game day changes
Beer sales highlight MTSU football game day changes

For the first time ever, Middle Tennessee will offer alcohol at sporting events this year, and the football home opener will kick it off.

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Raiders drop opener to Vandy
Raiders drop opener to Vandy

Middle Tennessee dropped a 35-7 decision at Vanderbilt to open the 2018 campaign Saturday in Nashville.

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Hayes Dismissed from Lady Vols
Hayes Dismissed from Lady Vols

Former Riverdale Lady Warrior prep player Anastasia Hayes has been dismissed from the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball program.

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Riverdale defeats Siegel & Scoreboard
Riverdale defeats Siegel & Scoreboard

Riverdale defeats Siegel 33-25. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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PREVIEW: Riverdale at Siegel
PREVIEW: Riverdale at Siegel

Two hungry football teams will suit up for the first region game of the season when Riverdale travels to Siegel Friday night.

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McDevitt announces first non-conference schedule
McDevitt announces first non-conference schedule

Middle Tennessee Head Men's Basketball Coach Nick McDevitt revealed Wednesday the 13-game non-conference portion of the Blue Raiders' 2018-19 schedule.

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Coach Stockstill Press Conference for Vanderbilt Game
Coach Stockstill Press Conference for Vanderbilt Game

Coach Rick Stockstill speaks at the opening season press conference about their upcoming game with Vanderbilt on Saturday. You can hear the game here on NewsRadio WGNS beginning at 5pm pregame.

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Maryville Edges Oakland & Scoreboard
Maryville Edges Oakland & Scoreboard

Maryville edges Oakland 24-21. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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Several RuCo FB Teams Ranked
Several RuCo FB Teams Ranked

Several Rutherford County prep football teams are ranked in the first statewide poll of the season.

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PREVIEW: Oakland at Maryville
PREVIEW: Oakland at Maryville

The state's top two ranked Class 6A football teams. In a rematch of last year's state semifinals playoff game, Oakland returns to Maryville.

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Stewarts Creek Defeats Siegel & Scoreboard
Stewarts Creek Defeats Siegel & Scoreboard

Stewarts Creek used a strong second half to push past Siegel 28-0 to open the 2018 prep football season. PLUS, scores on every Rutherford County football game.

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PREVIEW: Siegel at Stewarts Creek
PREVIEW: Siegel at Stewarts Creek

All football teams have questions to answer going into the first prep game of the season. Siegel and Stewarts Creek are no different.

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Prep Football for 2018 Season Kicks Off Friday
Prep Football for 2018 Season Kicks Off Friday

High school football is back. Rutherford County football teams will be preparing this week for the first battle of the season on Friday.

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TSSAA to Consider Rockvale High Membership
TSSAA to Consider Rockvale High Membership

The TSSAA Board of Control will meet on Monday (August 13th) to consider, among other business, a request for membership from Rockvale High School.

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Jim Toman Named MTSU Baseball Coach
Jim Toman Named MTSU Baseball Coach

Jim Toman has been named the 22nd head coach of Blue Raider baseball.

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Hodges announces resignation from Lady Raider staff
Hodges announces resignation from Lady Raider staff

Longtime Middle Tennessee women's basketball assistant Tom Hodges will be leaving the coaching staff to join his family business, Lady Raider Head Coach Rick Insell has announced.

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More Area Prep Coaching Changes
More Area Prep Coaching Changes

Jennifer Fernandez has been named the second head coach in the history of Stewarts Creek High School. Bob Fortel is the new head coach at Blackman. He replaces Jesse Messick, who last week took a job on the school's baseball staff.

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Josephson Named Riverdale Girls Basketball Coach
Josephson Named Riverdale Girls Basketball Coach

Amy Josephson has been named the next Riverdale girls head basketball coach. Principal Ryan Nance made the announcement Monday.

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Wendi Scott Named Lady Blaze Basketball Coach
Wendi Scott Named Lady Blaze Basketball Coach

Wendi Scott is the next head coach of the Blackman Lady Blaze girls basketball program. She takes over for Jessica Jackson, who left to become an assistant principal at Blackman Middle School.

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Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Inducting MTSU Player; Honoring Another
Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Inducting MTSU Player; Honoring Another

The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame will hold their 52nd induction on Saturday, June 16th. Among the inductees this year is Jackie Pope. MTSU basketball player Nick King will also be honored.

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Blue Raider baseball great Taylor passes away
Blue Raider baseball great Taylor passes away

Chuck Taylor, who was one of Middle Tennessee baseball's greats and the second Blue Raider ever to reach the Major Leagues, died Tuesday (June 5) at Alive Hospice Residence in Murfreesboro.

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MTCS Hires Cross Country Coach
MTCS Hires Cross Country Coach

Middle Tennessee Christian School has announced Courtney Pragel as it's new Head Coach in Varsity Cross Country.

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Siegel & Stewarts Creek Fall in Spring Fling
Siegel & Stewarts Creek Fall in Spring Fling

The season for Siegel and Stewarts Creek baseball teams comes to a close with losses on Wednesday.

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Spring Fling: Stewarts Creek Baseball beats Arlington 2-1
Spring Fling: Stewarts Creek Baseball beats Arlington 2-1

Stewarts Creek won a pitchers dual with Arlington, claiming a 2-1 win in their opening game of the TSSAA Class AAA Baseball State Tournament.

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Rossview beats Siegel 13-3
Rossview beats Siegel 13-3

Rossview put up runs in every inning but the first and defeat Siegel 13-3 in the Stars opening game of the TSSAA Class AAA Baseball Tournament.

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Historic Blue Raider Softball Season Ends in NCAA Regional
Historic Blue Raider Softball Season Ends in NCAA Regional

What was maybe the best softball season in Middle Tennessee history came to a close over the weekend as the Blue Raiders fell in NCAA regional action to Oregon State.

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Siegel & Stewarts Creek in AAA Baseball State Tournament
Siegel & Stewarts Creek in AAA Baseball State Tournament

The 2016 state champion and 2017 runner up in Class AAA baseball make a return in 2018 to the TSSAA Championships. Siegel battles Rossview Tuesday at 6:30pm at Siegel while Stewarts Creek takes on Arlington at 4pm from Oakland. We will have coverage of the games!

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 Blackman High School Athletic Hall of Fame Plans Unveiled
Blackman High School Athletic Hall of Fame Plans Unveiled

Blackman High School held an inaugural event on Thursday, May 17th to announce the opening of their Athletic Hall of Fame. The event was held at The Grove at Williamson Place.

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Siegel & Creek Punch Tickets to Spring Fling; Eagles Eliminated
Siegel & Creek Punch Tickets to Spring Fling; Eagles Eliminated

The Siegel Stars punched their ticket to Spring Fling with a dominating 7-1 win over Cookeville Friday night. Stewarts Creek won 14-2 at Bradley Central. Eagleville lost a heartbreaker at South Pittsburg 3-2 on a walk-off double that scored three runs.

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RuCo Has Two Mr. Baseball Finalists
RuCo Has Two Mr. Baseball Finalists

Rutherford County has two Mr. Baseball finalists. Drew Benefield of Siegel and C.J. Campbell from Central Magnet.

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District 7AAA Softball Weekend Roundup & All District
District 7AAA Softball Weekend Roundup & All District

The top two seeds in District 7AAA softball will play Tuesday for a spot in the tournament title game.

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Middle School Softball All-Star Game May 12th
Middle School Softball All-Star Game May 12th

Rutherford County middle school softball teams will have some of their athletes play in the first ever All-Star Game.

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Blackman Athletic Hall of Fame Coming; Banquet Planned
Blackman Athletic Hall of Fame Coming; Banquet Planned

As Blackman High School approaches the 20th year, school administrators and coaches felt it was time to recognize student athletes who passed through their hallways.

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MTCS Hires HS Girls Soccer Coach
MTCS Hires HS Girls Soccer Coach

Middle Tennessee Christian School has announced Coach Braden Stewart has been named the head coach for the varsity girls soccer.

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Hartsfield Named Girls Basketball Coach at Smyrna
Hartsfield Named Girls Basketball Coach at Smyrna

Jordyn Hartsfield is the new head basketball coach for Smyrna girls.

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Kermit Davis Era Ends in MT 84-68 Loss to Louisville
Kermit Davis Era Ends in MT 84-68 Loss to Louisville

The Kermit Davis era at Middle Tennessee came to an end with an 84-68 loss at Louisville in the second round of the NIT.

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Raiders begin national search to replace Kermit Davis
Raiders begin national search to replace Kermit Davis

After a historic 16 seasons at the helm of the Blue Raider men's basketball program, head coach Kermit Davis has accepted the same position at the University of Mississippi effective at the end of Middle Tennessee's appearance in the National Invitation Tournament.

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Blackman and Riverdale Boys End State Tournament Run
Blackman and Riverdale Boys End State Tournament Run

The season for both Blackman and Riverdale boys ends in the Blue Cross Basketball Championship quarterfinals. The Blaze dropped a 52-33 decision to Memphis East while Clarksville Northeast defeated Riverdale 56-36.

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Lady Raiders Invited to WNIT; At Ball State Thursday (5:30p airtime on WGNS)
Lady Raiders Invited to WNIT; At Ball State Thursday (5:30p airtime on WGNS)

Middle Tennessee will face Ball State in the first round of the Women's NIT in Muncie, Ind., Thursday. Game time has yet to be announced. The game will be broadcast on NewsRadio WGNS! Pregame coverage begins at 5:30pm with a 6pm tipoff.

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TSSAA Takes Up Soccer, Baseball, Softball and Football Changes
TSSAA Takes Up Soccer, Baseball, Softball and Football Changes

Among the items taken up by the TSSAA in their Board of Control meeting was an extension of their girls soccer championships, potential postseason baseball and softball format changes and adding a 40-second play clock in football.

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Middle Tennessee Pounds Vermont to Open NIT
Middle Tennessee Pounds Vermont to Open NIT

Middle Tennessee looked like a team on a postseason mission, pounding Vermont 91-64.

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Ticket information for Tuesday's NIT MT MBB Game
Ticket information for Tuesday's NIT MT MBB Game

Middle Tennessee will host Vermont on Tuesday night at 7 PM CT in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. CLICK READ MORE FOR TICKET INFORMATION.

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MT MBB  to host Vermont Tuesday in NIT opener
MT MBB to host Vermont Tuesday in NIT opener

Middle Tennessee earned its fourth consecutive postseason berth Sunday following a 24-7 season that saw the program's first ever Associated Press Top 25 ranking. The Blue Raiders earned a No. 3 seed in the National Invitational Tournament and will host No. 6 seeded Vermont in Murfreesboro on Tuesday.

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Riverdale Girls Capture Third State Title in a Row
Riverdale Girls Capture Third State Title in a Row

It's a three-peat for the Riverdale Lady Warriors as they claimed a 77-50 win over Houston for the Class AAA championship.

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Riverdale Girls Play for Third Straight State Title
Riverdale Girls Play for Third Straight State Title

The Riverdale Lady Warriors will battle Houston Saturday for their third straight Class AAA State Championship after defeating Bearden 77-59 in the quarterfinals at MTSU's Murphy Center.

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Raiders & Lady Raiders Fall in CUSA Tournament
Raiders & Lady Raiders Fall in CUSA Tournament

The tournament maxim survive and advance did not apply for Middle Tennessee in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Men's and Women's Tournament in Frisco, Texas.

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Raiders & Lady Raiders Open Up CUSA Tourney Play
Raiders & Lady Raiders Open Up CUSA Tourney Play

The Lady Raiders will compete on this Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. in the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas, against Rice. This (Thursday) afternoon, the men's basketball team will battle Southern Miss at 6pm. We will have the games here on NewsRadio WGNS.

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Riverdale Downs Ravenwood in Girls State Tournament
Riverdale Downs Ravenwood in Girls State Tournament

Riverdale jumped out to a 28-8 lead in the first quarter and didn't look back enroute to a 77-50 win over Ravenwood in the first round of the TSSAA Class AAA Blue Cross Basketball State Championships.

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Girls State Starts Today; Boys Draw Takes Place
Girls State Starts Today; Boys Draw Takes Place

The Riverdale girls begin defense of their back-to-back state titles with Ravenwood at the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships this (Wednesday) morning at 10am. Blackman and Riverdale boys find out next week's first round opponent.

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Blackman & Riverdale Reach AAA Boys State Tournament
Blackman & Riverdale Reach AAA Boys State Tournament

While Blackman has waited for a whole year for a chance to get back to the state tournament, Riverdale has waited for over three decades. But both punched their ticket to the Blue Cross Boys Basketball Championships.

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Prep Basketball Tournament Schedules / Brackets
Prep Basketball Tournament Schedules / Brackets

Keep up with the latest prep basketball tournament schedules, updated brackets and more.

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Saturday, March 3rd Basketball Scores
Saturday, March 3rd Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Blue Raider Basketball in CUSA Tournament
Blue Raider Basketball in CUSA Tournament

Check out the brackets for the Conference USA men's and women's basketball tournament.

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Prep Boys State Basketball Tournament Coverage
Prep Boys State Basketball Tournament Coverage

Click for coverage plans for the Boys State Tournament.

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Thursday, February 1st Basketball Scores
Thursday, February 1st Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Riverdale Downs Blackman for Region Title; Boys Championship Tonight
Riverdale Downs Blackman for Region Title; Boys Championship Tonight

The Riverdale Lady Warriors ran their record to 32-and-1 with a 70-47 win over Blackman in the Region 4AAA championship game. Blackman and Riverdale play for the boys region title tonight (Thursday).

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Monday, February 26th Basketball Scores
Monday, February 26th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Region Basketball Semifinals Ahead for 10 Rutherford County Prep Teams
Region Basketball Semifinals Ahead for 10 Rutherford County Prep Teams

Ten of Rutherford County's 11 region prep basketball teams survived elimination over the weekend to advance to this week's semifinals, a win away from the state's Sweet 16, a region championship game and a sectional berth.

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No. 24 MT Thump UAB; Host Western Ky. Thursday
No. 24 MT Thump UAB; Host Western Ky. Thursday

It didn't take long for No. 24 Middle Tennessee to prove worthy of its first-ever Associated Press Top 25 ranking against UAB over the weekend. The Blue Raiders got a double-digit lead early enroute to a 79-54 thumping of UAB in front of over 97-hundred fans. Middle hosts Western Kentucky Thursday night!

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Saturday, February 24th Basketball Scores
Saturday, February 24th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Friday, February 23th Basketball Scores
Friday, February 23th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Tuesday, February 20th Basketball Scores
Tuesday, February 20th Basketball Scores

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Blue Raiders crack AP Top 25 for first time
Blue Raiders crack AP Top 25 for first time

When Middle Tennessee takes the court Saturday at home against UAB, it will do so with the program's first Associated Press Top 25 ranking.

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Monday, February 19th Basketball Scores
Monday, February 19th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Saturday, February 17th Basketball Scores
Saturday, February 17th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Friday, February 16th Basketball Scores
Friday, February 16th Basketball Scores

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MTSU Baseball is Back - and on NewsRadio WGNS
MTSU Baseball is Back - and on NewsRadio WGNS

The temperature is rising, rain is in the forecast and the pings of bats can be heard at Reese Smith Jr. Field. That only means one thing: baseball is back at Middle Tennessee.

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Thursday, February 15th Basketball Scores
Thursday, February 15th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Wednesday, February 14th Prep Basketball Scores
Wednesday, February 14th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Blue Raiders, NewsRadio WGNS Enter New Relationship
Blue Raiders, NewsRadio WGNS Enter New Relationship

Middle Tennessee Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, Learfield's Blue Raider Sports Properties, announced today that long-time station affiliate WGNS will now serve as the university's radio production home for the next five years.

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Big Prep & MT Basketball Week
Big Prep & MT Basketball Week

It's a busy week in local sports as prep teams gear up for district tournament play while the Blue Raider teams look to finish out the regular season strong.

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Prep Basketball Tournament Schedules / Brackets
Prep Basketball Tournament Schedules / Brackets

Keep up with the latest prep basketball tournament schedules, updated brackets and more.

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Providence Christian Girls Win District Tournament
Providence Christian Girls Win District Tournament

Providence Christian Academy's girls basketball team made school history Saturday by claiming the Division II, 1-A Middle District Championship.

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Prep Basketball Tournament Schedules / Brackets
Prep Basketball Tournament Schedules / Brackets

Keep up with the latest prep basketball tournament schedules, updated brackets and more.

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2017-2018 All Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Team Announced
2017-2018 All Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Team Announced

NewsRadio WGNS Primetime Sports, Winners' Trophies and DIRECTV by EnterSource are once again proud to honor the best Rutherford County Middle School basketball athletes.

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Riverdale's Alexander Miss Basketball Finalist
Riverdale's Alexander Miss Basketball Finalist

Another local prep athlete is a finalist for the TSSAA's Miss Basketball. Riverdale senior Brinae Alexander is a Class AAA finalist.

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Tuesday, February 6th Prep Basketball Scores
Tuesday, February 6th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Friday, February 2nd Prep Basketball Scores
Friday, February 2nd Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Tuesday, January 30th Prep Basketball Scores
Tuesday, January 30th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard. Plus, listen in Wednesday night at 5:50 pregame for Blackman at Stewarts Creek coverage on State Farm Prep Basketball with Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins.

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Friday, January 26th Prep Basketball Scores
Friday, January 26th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Tuesday, January 23rd Prep Basketball Scores
Tuesday, January 23rd Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Rutherford County Prep Basketball Composite Schedule (2017-2018)
Rutherford County Prep Basketball Composite Schedule (2017-2018)

Check out the composite schedule for Rutherford County prep basketball teams for the 2017-2018 season.

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Two Riverdale Girls McDonald's All-American Nominees
Two Riverdale Girls McDonald's All-American Nominees

The nationally ranked Riverdale Lady Warriors have two players who have been nominated as McDonald's All Americans.

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TSSAA To Consider Moving Softball to Fall
TSSAA To Consider Moving Softball to Fall

The TSSAA Legislative Council will meet this week and, among other things, consider moving girls' softball to the fall semester.

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TSSAA To Consider Moving Softball to Fall
TSSAA To Consider Moving Softball to Fall

The TSSAA Legislative Council will meet this week and, among other things, consider moving girls' softball to the fall semester.

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Raiders bowl eligible after victory on senior day
Raiders bowl eligible after victory on senior day

Middle Tennessee did what it had to do to reach bowl eligibility Saturday, taking care of Old Dominion 41-10 at home on senior day to wrap up the 2017 regular season.

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Maryville Edges Oakland 31-28
Maryville Edges Oakland 31-28

Oakland falls to Maryville 31-28 as the Rebels kick a 39-yard field goal with 21-seconds to go in the game.

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Maryville Edges Oakland 31-28
Maryville Edges Oakland 31-28

Oakland falls to Maryville 31-28 as the Rebels kick a 39-yard field goal with 21-seconds to go in the game.

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SPECIAL: Prep Playoffs Over the Years & Oakland's Battle with Maryville
SPECIAL: Prep Playoffs Over the Years & Oakland's Battle with Maryville

Rutherford County has had a football team in the semifinals and/or state championship game 21-years in a row and 23 of the last 24 years. Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins talk about that and preview the Oakland at Maryville Friday night football game.

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SPECIAL: Prep Playoffs Over the Years & Oakland's Battle with Maryville
SPECIAL: Prep Playoffs Over the Years & Oakland's Battle with Maryville

Rutherford County has had a football team in the semifinals and/or state championship game 21-years in a row and 23 of the last 24 years. Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins talk about that and preview the Oakland at Maryville Friday night football game.

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Tennessee Dismisses Jauan Jennings After Instagram Tirade
Tennessee Dismisses Jauan Jennings After Instagram Tirade

The University of Tennessee dismissed wide receiver Jauan Jennings from the team on Wednesday evening -- just hours after the junior went on a tirade against the current coaching staff and posted it to his social media accounts.

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Watson No Longer Blackman Football Coach
Watson No Longer Blackman Football Coach

After three seasons, David Watson is no longer the head coach of Blackman High football.

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Watson No Longer Blackman Football Coach
Watson No Longer Blackman Football Coach

After three season, David Watson is no longer the head coach of Blackman High football.

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Oakland Dominating in 43-0 Win over Cookeville
Oakland Dominating in 43-0 Win over Cookeville

Oakland got their second shutout in as many weeks with a 43-0 win over Cookeville Friday night.

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Oakland Dominating in 43-0 Win over Cookeville
Oakland Dominating in 43-0 Win over Cookeville

Oakland got their second shutout in as many weeks with a 43-0 win over Cookeville Friday night.

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Two Rutherford County Players Mr. Football Finalists
Two Rutherford County Players Mr. Football Finalists

After having five Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Semifinalists, Rutherford County has two finalists for the award. The TSSAA announced the finalists on Monday. Riverdale's Savion Davis is a finalist in Class 6A while Oakland's Aaron Sears is a Kicker of the Year finalist.

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Two Rutherford County Players Mr. Football Finalists
Two Rutherford County Players Mr. Football Finalists

After having five Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Semifinalists, Rutherford County has two finalists for the award. The TSSAA announced the finalists on Monday. Riverdale's Savion Davis is a finalist in Class 6A while Oakland's Aaron Sears is a Kicker of the Year finalist.

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Oakland Defeats Blackman 22-0
Oakland Defeats Blackman 22-0

Oakland, behind one of the state's best defenses, get their first shutout of the year against city rival Blackman 22-0.

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Blackman Defeats Hendersonville 38-7, Plus Playoff Scores
Blackman Defeats Hendersonville 38-7, Plus Playoff Scores

Blackman was hoping the rematch of their season opener with Hendersonville in the playoffs went the same way as the regular season game. And it did. The Blaze defeated the Commandos 38-7.

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Blackman Defeats Hendersonville 38-7, Plus Playoff Scores
Blackman Defeats Hendersonville 38-7, Plus Playoff Scores

Blackman was hoping the rematch of their season opener with Hendersonville in the playoffs went the same way as the regular season game. And it did. The Blaze defeated the Commandos 38-7.

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Blackman Edges Riverdale 28-26
Blackman Edges Riverdale 28-26

The Backyard Brawl was certainly a battle at Tomahawk Stadium as Blackman edges Riverdale 28-26.

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Blackman Edges Riverdale 28-26
Blackman Edges Riverdale 28-26

The Backyard Brawl was certainly a battle at Tomahawk Stadium as Blackman edges Riverdale 28-26.

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Cookeville Downs Siegel 48-30
Cookeville Downs Siegel 48-30

A 20-to-nothing run by Cookeville in the second half erased a one-point halftime lead for Siegel enroute to a 48-30 win by the Cavaliers.

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Cookeville Downs Siegel 48-30
Cookeville Downs Siegel 48-30

A 20-to-nothing run by Cookeville in the second half erased a one-point halftime lead for Siegel enroute to a 48-30 win by the Cavaliers.

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Oakland Downs Siegel 50-14
Oakland Downs Siegel 50-14

A tight first quarter followed by 36-unanswered points leads Oakland to a 50-14 win over rival Siegel.

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Oakland Downs Siegel 50-14
Oakland Downs Siegel 50-14

A tight first quarter followed by 36-unanswered points leads Oakland to a 50-14 win over rival Siegel.

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Oakland Downs Franklin 41-7
Oakland Downs Franklin 41-7

Oakland rolled to 7-and-0 with a 41-7 win at Franklin Friday night.

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Oakland Downs Franklin 41-7
Oakland Downs Franklin 41-7

Oakland rolled to 7-and-0 with a 41-7 win at Franklin Friday night.

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Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-14
Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-14

Smyrna outscores Siegel 28-7 in the second half enroute to a 42-14 win on homecoming.

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Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-14
Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-14

Smyrna outscores Siegel 28-7 in the second half enroute to a 42-14 win on homecoming.

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Oakland Beats Blackman 42-21
Oakland Beats Blackman 42-21

#1 Oakland, trailing 21-14 at the half, scored 28 unanswered in the second half to defeat #2 Blackman 42-21 Friday night.

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Oakland Beats Blackman 42-21
Oakland Beats Blackman 42-21

#1 Oakland, trailing 21-14 at the half, scored 28 unanswered in the second half to defeat #2 Blackman 42-21 Friday night.

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RuCo Prep Roundup Week 5 from Murfreesboro Post
RuCo Prep Roundup Week 5 from Murfreesboro Post

Check out the roundup of Rutherford County football games, complete with game articles from the Murfreesboro Post staff writers.

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RuCo Prep Roundup Week 5 from Murfreesboro Post
RuCo Prep Roundup Week 5 from Murfreesboro Post

Check out the roundup of Rutherford County football games, complete with game articles from the Murfreesboro Post staff writers.

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Oakland Beats Riverdale 43-14
Oakland Beats Riverdale 43-14

Despite two first quarter turnovers and several penalties in the game, Oakland bested rival Riverdale 43-14 in the 49th Battle of the 'Boro.

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Oakland Beats Riverdale 43-14
Oakland Beats Riverdale 43-14

Despite two first quarter turnovers and several penalties in the game, Oakland bested rival Riverdale 43-14 in the 49th Battle of the 'Boro.

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Blackman Defeats Smyrna 42-10
Blackman Defeats Smyrna 42-10

While Blackman's potent offense had its bright spots, it was their defense that had a break out game in a 42-10 win over rival Smyrna.

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Blackman Defeats Smyrna 42-10
Blackman Defeats Smyrna 42-10

While Blackman's potent offense had its bright spots, it was their defense that had a break out game in a 42-10 win over rival Smyrna.

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Riverdale Defeats Siegel 18-6
Riverdale Defeats Siegel 18-6

A battle of running backs in Region 3-6A as Riverdale hosted Siegel on a wet Tom Nolan Field. The Warriors defeat their cross town rival by an 18-6 final, with heavy rainfall for much of the game.

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Riverdale Defeats Siegel 18-6
Riverdale Defeats Siegel 18-6

A battle of running backs in Region 3-6A as Riverdale hosted Siegel on a wet Tom Nolan Field. The Warriors defeat their cross town rival by an 18-6 final, with heavy rainfall for much of the game.

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Week 3 Prep Football Recap
Week 3 Prep Football Recap

Get a recap of Week 3 in prep football in Rutherford County.

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Riverdale Defeats Franklin; QB Injured (Plus Week 2 Recaps)
Riverdale Defeats Franklin; QB Injured (Plus Week 2 Recaps)

Riverdale defeated Franklin 24-7, avenging losses to the Rebels the past two season. However, senior quarterback Chrisitan Suffront sustained a leg injury on a 36-yard run.

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Riverdale Defeats Franklin; QB Injured (Plus Week 2 Recaps)
Riverdale Defeats Franklin; QB Injured (Plus Week 2 Recaps)

Riverdale defeated Franklin 24-7, avenging losses to the Rebels the past two season. However, senior quarterback Chrisitan Suffront sustained a leg injury on a 36-yard run.

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Loveless Photography Player of the Game: Siegel RB Leland Wilhoite
Loveless Photography Player of the Game: Siegel RB Leland Wilhoite

Siegel's Leland Wilhoite was the Loveless Fine Photography Player of the game with 111-yards on 13 carries and four touchdowns for the Stars.

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Loveless Photography Player of the Game: Siegel RB Leland Wilhoite
Loveless Photography Player of the Game: Siegel RB Leland Wilhoite

Siegel's Leland Wilhoite was the Loveless Fine Photography Player of the game with 111-yards on 13 carries and four touchdowns for the Stars.

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Siegel Downs Stewarts Creek 43-2; Plus All Prep Football Scores
Siegel Downs Stewarts Creek 43-2; Plus All Prep Football Scores

Siegel senior running back Leland Wilhoite had 13 carries for 111-yards and four touchdowns to lead the Stars to a 43-2 win over county foe Stewarts Creek.

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Siegel Downs Stewarts Creek 43-2; Plus All Prep Football Scores
Siegel Downs Stewarts Creek 43-2; Plus All Prep Football Scores

Siegel senior running back Leland Wilhoite had 13 carries for 111-yards and four touchdowns to lead the Stars to a 43-2 win over county foe Stewarts Creek.

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 MTSU survey shows Predators fever heating up among Midstate sports fans
MTSU survey shows Predators fever heating up among Midstate sports fans

A recent statewide survey of Tennessee consumers by MTSU's Office of Consumer Research shows that the Nashville Predators have made gains in fan support after their run to the Stanley Cup Finals in June.

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Area Football Players Commit to Colleges
Area Football Players Commit to Colleges

Another local football standout makes his college choice.

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Local Man New Warren Co. High Baseball Coach
Local Man New Warren Co. High Baseball Coach

The new Warren County High School baseball coach has Rutherford County ties. Trice Powers has been named the new head coach.

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Local Man New Warren Co. High Baseball Coach
Local Man New Warren Co. High Baseball Coach

The new Warren County High School baseball coach has Rutherford County ties. Trice Powers has been named the new head coach.

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Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach
Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach

Just weeks after being named new Siegel girls basketball coach, Shawn Middleton has now been named the new head coach for the Lady Stars' softball program.

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Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach
Middleton Named Siegel Softball Coach

Just weeks after being named new Siegel girls basketball coach, Shawn Middleton has now been named the new head coach for the Lady Stars' softball program.

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Stewarts Creek Fall in State Baseball Title Game
Stewarts Creek Fall in State Baseball Title Game

Stewarts Creek battled the Bruins of Brentwood with the winning run at the plate in the 7th, but fall 5-3 in the AAA State Championship Game.

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FINAL: Brentwood 5 - Stewarts Creek 3
FINAL: Brentwood 5 - Stewarts Creek 3

Stewarts Creek battled the Bruins of Brentwood with the winning run at the plate in the 7th, but fall 5-3 in the AAA State Championship Game.

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Stewarts Creek Baseball in the State Title Game
Stewarts Creek Baseball in the State Title Game

Two thrilling wins for Stewarts Creek and they punch a ticket to the Class AAA Baseball State Championship game.

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Stewarts Creek Baseball in the State Title Game
Stewarts Creek Baseball in the State Title Game

Two thrilling wins for Stewarts Creek and they punch a ticket to the Class AAA Baseball State Championship game.

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Spring Fling Baseball Day 2 Recap
Spring Fling Baseball Day 2 Recap

Wednesday saw two local team eliminated in Spring Fling baseball and another battle for an extra inning win to stay alive.

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Wednesday Spring Fling Weather Update
Wednesday Spring Fling Weather Update

Here's an update on the Spring Fling schedule after rain has altered schedules at some venues.

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Wednesday Spring Fling Weather Update
Wednesday Spring Fling Weather Update

Here's an update on the Spring Fling schedule after rain has altered schedules at some venues (as of 10:20am)

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Spring Fling Baseball Day 2 Recap
Spring Fling Baseball Day 2 Recap

Wednesday saw two local team eliminated in Spring Fling baseball and another battle for an extra inning win to stay alive.

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Siegel's Drew Benefield Mr. Baseball Class AAA
Siegel's Drew Benefield Mr. Baseball Class AAA

Siegel junior short stop Drew Benefield was selected the Class AAA Mr. Baseball for 2017.

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Siegel's Drew Benefield Mr. Baseball Class AAA
Siegel's Drew Benefield Mr. Baseball Class AAA

Siegel junior short stop Drew Benefield was selected the Class AAA Mr. Baseball for 2017.

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Spring Fling Baseball Day 1 Recap
Spring Fling Baseball Day 1 Recap

Rutherford County teams went three-for-three in round one Spring Fling state baseball tournament games on Tuesday.

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Spring Fling Baseball Day 1 Recap
Spring Fling Baseball Day 1 Recap

Rutherford County teams went three-for-three in round one Spring Fling state baseball tournament games on Tuesday.

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Spring Fling Baseball Begins Tuesday
Spring Fling Baseball Begins Tuesday

Two Rutherford County teams are in the state's final eight in Class Triple-A baseball for the second year in a row. Central Magnet is in the Class Double-A field for the fifth straight year.

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Spring Fling Baseball Begins Tuesday
Spring Fling Baseball Begins Tuesday

Two Rutherford County teams are in the state's final eight in Class Triple-A baseball for the second year in a row. Central Magnet is in the Class Double-A field for the fifth straight year.

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PHOTOS: Siegel & Blackman Middle 2016-17 All Sports Trophy Winners
PHOTOS: Siegel & Blackman Middle 2016-17 All Sports Trophy Winners

It's the 12th year for the WGNS Primetime Sports / Little Caesar's Pizza Middle School All Sports Trophies.

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Blackman, Stewarts Creek & Central Magnet Baseball in Spring Fling
Blackman, Stewarts Creek & Central Magnet Baseball in Spring Fling

Three of Rutherford County's four sectional teams won their games and punched their ticket to the TSSAA Spring Flin

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Blackman, Stewarts Creek & Central Magnet Baseball in Spring Fling
Blackman, Stewarts Creek & Central Magnet Baseball in Spring Fling

Three of Rutherford County's four sectional teams won their games and punched their ticket to the TSSAA Spring Flin

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Region Championship Roundup
Region Championship Roundup

The Blackman Blaze, behind Jacob Jones' complete game shutout, defeated Stewarts Creek 6-0 to claim the Region 4-AAA Championship. Plus, news on Central Magnet and Eagleville.

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Region Championship Roundup
Region Championship Roundup

The Blackman Blaze, behind Jacob Jones' complete game shutout, defeated Stewarts Creek 6-0 to claim the Region 4-AAA Championship. Plus, news on Central Magnet and Eagleville.

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Region Semifinal Baseball & Softball Roundup
Region Semifinal Baseball & Softball Roundup

All four Rutherford County baseball teams advance while our only two softball teams fall in region semifinal play Monday.

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Region Semifinal Baseball & Softball Roundup
Region Semifinal Baseball & Softball Roundup

All four Rutherford County baseball teams advance while our only two softball teams fall in region semifinal play Monday.

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Stewarts Creek Claims First District Baseball Tournament Title
Stewarts Creek Claims First District Baseball Tournament Title

Stewarts Creek's baseball team won the District 7-AAA tournament with a 3-1 victory over regular-season champion Blackman.

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Stewarts Creek Claims First District Baseball Tournament Title
Stewarts Creek Claims First District Baseball Tournament Title

Stewarts Creek's baseball team won the District 7-AAA tournament with a 3-1 victory over regular-season champion Blackman.

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Softball and Baseball Monday Recap
Softball and Baseball Monday Recap

Get a recap of the softball and baseball games around Rutherford County from Monday.

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8AA Tennis (Central Magnet)

Both Central Magnet Boys and Girls defeated Goodpasture to win the district.

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8AA Tennis (Central Magnet)

Both Central Magnet Boys and Girls defeated Goodpasture to win the district.

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Stewarts Creek Faculty Treated to Free Breakfast by EnterSource
Stewarts Creek Faculty Treated to Free Breakfast by EnterSource

For winning the girls basketball free throw shooting contact between faculty at the February District Tournament, Stewarts Creek was treated to breakfast from DIRECTV by EnterSource.

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Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach
Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach

Former Smyrna girls basketball coach Shawn Middleton has been tapped as the second girls coach in Siegel High School history.

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Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach
Shawn Middleton Named Siegel Girls Basketball Coach

Former Smyrna girls basketball coach Shawn Middleton has been tapped as the second girls coach in Siegel High School history.

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Siegel, Central Magnet & MTCS Baseball Ranked by TBCA
Siegel, Central Magnet & MTCS Baseball Ranked by TBCA

Rutherford County has three teams in the top eight in their respective classifications in the initial Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association state rankings.

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Lady Raider Basketball Season Ends at Georgia Tech
Lady Raider Basketball Season Ends at Georgia Tech

One of the greatest individual careers in Lady Raider history ended when Middle Tennessee dropped a 70-57 setback to Georgia Tech in Round 3 of the WNIT here Thursday night.

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Lady Raiders Defeat Wake Forest 73-66
Lady Raiders Defeat Wake Forest 73-66

The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders down Wake Forest in the second round of the WNIT.

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Lady Raiders Beat Morehead St. 67-58 in WNIT
Lady Raiders Beat Morehead St. 67-58 in WNIT

The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders win their first round WNIT game 67-58 over Morehead State.

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Middle Tennessee Defeats Minnesota 81-72
Middle Tennessee Defeats Minnesota 81-72

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders won their first round NCAA tournament game, defeating Minnesota 81-72.

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Riverdale's Coffman Named Naismith Coach of the Year
Riverdale's Coffman Named Naismith Coach of the Year

Riverdale girls basketball coach Randy Coffman was named this year's Naismith High School Girls' Coach of the Year.

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Riverdale's Coffman Named Naismith Coach of the Year
Riverdale's Coffman Named Naismith Coach of the Year

Riverdale girls basketball coach Randy Coffman was named this year's Naismith High School Girls' Coach of the Year.

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Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion
Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion

Riverdale defeated Memphis Central 66-59 to claim their second consecutive Class Triple-A girls state championship Saturday.

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Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion
Riverdale Now a Six-Time State Champion

Riverdale defeated Memphis Central 66-59 to claim their second consecutive Class Triple-A girls state championship Saturday.

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Raiders roll into third-straight C-USA finals
Raiders roll into third-straight C-USA finals

Revenge was sweet for Middle Tennessee Friday, as the Blue Raiders advanced to the Conference USA Tournament finals for the third-straight year with an 82-56 drumming of UTEP. They will play Marshall for the title Saturday.

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Riverdale Girls Play for 6th State Title
Riverdale Girls Play for 6th State Title

Riverdale will play for their sixth state tournament championship on Saturday after defeating Houston 69-50.

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Riverdale Girls Play for 6th State Title
Riverdale Girls Play for 6th State Title

Riverdale will play for their sixth state tournament championship on Saturday after defeating Houston 69-50.

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State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises; Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker
State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises; Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker

Stewarts Creek led most of the game, but a tying three to end regulation and one to send it into overtime finally propelled Dickson County to a 67-64 win. Riverdale dominated Morristown West and came away with a convincing 75-46 win.

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Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes H.S. Naismith All American
Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes H.S. Naismith All American

Riverdale senior guard Anastasia Hayes has been named to the Naismith Trophy High School Girls All American team.

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Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes H.S. Naismith All American
Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes H.S. Naismith All American

Riverdale senior guard Anastasia Hayes has been named to the Naismith Trophy High School Girls All American team.

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State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four
State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four

The defending Class Triple-A girls state champions built a comfortable lead against Morristown West and cruised to a 75-46 win.

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State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four
State Tourney: Riverdale Cruises to Final Four

The defending Class Triple-A girls state champions built a comfortable lead against Morristown West and cruised to a 75-46 win.

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State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County
State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County

Stewarts Creek led most of the game, but a tying three to end regulation and one to send it into a second overtime finally propelled Dickson County to a 67-64 win.

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State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County
State Tourney: Creek Drops 2OT Heartbreaker to Dickson County

Stewarts Creek led most of the game, but a tying three to end regulation and one to send it into a second overtime finally propelled Dickson County to a 67-64 win.

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Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes is Miss Basketball
Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes is Miss Basketball

Riverdale senior guard Anastasia Hayes was selected the Class Triple-A Miss Basketball this season.

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Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes is Miss Basketball
Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes is Miss Basketball

Riverdale senior guard Anastasia Hayes was selected the Class Triple-A Miss Basketball this season.

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MT MBB Crack Top 25 in Coaches Poll
MT MBB Crack Top 25 in Coaches Poll

For the first time in school history, the Middle Tennessee men's basketball program has cracked the USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25.

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Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short
Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short

The Oakland boys return to the BlueCross Basketball Championships for the first time in 10-years with a 57-45 win over Walker Valley. Blackman drops a heartbreaking 72-68 decision at East Hamilton.

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Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short
Oakland Boys to State Tournament; Blackman Falls Short

The Oakland boys return to the BlueCross Basketball Championships for the first time in 10-years with a 57-45 win over Walker Valley. Blackman drops a heartbreaking 72-68 decision at East Hamilton.

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Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Girls Advance to State Tournament
Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Girls Advance to State Tournament

The Riverdale girls defeated Cumberland County 79-58 at home while Stewarts Creek went to undefeated Bradley Central and pulled out a 55-49 win. Both will play in the BlueCross Basketball Championships.

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Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Girls Advance to State Tournament
Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Girls Advance to State Tournament

The Riverdale girls defeated Cumberland County 79-58 at home while Stewarts Creek went to undefeated Bradley Central and pulled out a 55-49 win. Both will play in the BlueCross Basketball Championships.

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Oakland Boys Claim First Region Title Since 2009
Oakland Boys Claim First Region Title Since 2009

It's been seven years since the Oakland Patriots have taken the Region 4AAA title. They did it Thursday with a 51-39 win over Blackman.

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Oakland Boys Claim First Region Title Since 2009
Oakland Boys Claim First Region Title Since 2009

It's been seven year since the Oakland Patriots have taken the Region 4AAA title. They did it Thursday with a 51-39 win over Blackman.

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AAA Girls & Boys Sectional Games
AAA Girls & Boys Sectional Games

The AAA girls sectional is played Saturday and boys Monday. Check out the matchups for all the teams, including the four from Rutherford County.

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Riverdale Girls Claim Region 4AAA Championship
Riverdale Girls Claim Region 4AAA Championship

The Riverdale girls claim the Region 4AAA championship with a 74-54 win over Stewarts Creek.

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Riverdale Girls Claim Region 4AAA Championship
Riverdale Girls Claim Region 4AAA Championship

The Riverdale girls claim the Region 4AAA championship with a 74-54 win over Stewarts Creek.

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Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall
Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall

Blackman and Oakland win their semifinals games and will play each other for the Region 4-AAA title.

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Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall
Blackman & Oakland Boys in Region Championship; MTCS & Central Magnet Fall

Blackman and Oakland win their semifinals games and will play each other for the Region 4-AAA title.

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MT Quarterback Brent Stockstill Undergoes Shoulder Surgery
MT Quarterback Brent Stockstill Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Middle Tennessee record setting quarterback, Brent Stockstill, underwent shoulder surgery today as announced by Head Coach Rick Stockstill.

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Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals
Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals

Both Riverdale and Stewarts Creek both blew by their competition in the Region 4-AAA Semifinals Monday night at Siegel.

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Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals
Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals

Both Riverdale and Stewarts Creek both blew by their competition in the Region 4-AAA Semifinals Monday night at Siegel.

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TOA Highlight: Blackman Indoor State Results
TOA Highlight: Blackman Indoor State Results

Blackman athletes recently competed in indoor state and Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is highlighting their accomplishments.

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Blackman Boys 7AAA Champs; Riverdale Wins Consolation Game
Blackman Boys 7AAA Champs; Riverdale Wins Consolation Game

The Blackman boys defended their District 7AAA Tournament title with a 52-34 win over Oakland. Riverdale defeated Stewarts Creek for third place.

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Blackman Boys 7AAA Champs; Riverdale Wins Consolation Game
Blackman Boys 7AAA Champs; Riverdale Wins Consolation Game

The Blackman boys defended their District 7AAA Tournament title with a 52-34 win over Oakland. Riverdale defeated Stewarts Creek for third place.

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MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT
MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT

The MTCS boys, the number one seed in the District 9A, made a perfect run in the tournament, taking a 73-67 championship game.

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MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT
MTCS Boys 9A Champions, Eagleville Falls in 2OT

The MTCS boys, the number one seed in the District 9A, made a perfect run in the tournament, taking a 73-67 championship game.

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Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third
Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third

The Riverdale girls claimed a hard-fought 57-55 win over Stewarts Creek in the District 7-AAA Girls Championship game. Oakland wins the consolation game.

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Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third
Riverdale Girls D7AAA Champions; Oakland Takes Third

The Riverdale girls claimed a hard-fought 57-55 win over Stewarts Creek in the District 7-AAA Girls Championship game. Oakland wins the consolation game.

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7AAA Semifinal Roundup
7AAA Semifinal Roundup

Riverdale and Stewarts Creek girls join Blackman and Oakland boys in the District 7-AAA title games after the Saturday semifinal contests.

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7AAA Semifinal Roundup
7AAA Semifinal Roundup

Riverdale and Stewarts Creek girls join Blackman and Oakland boys in the District 7-AAA title games after the Saturday semifinal contests.

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Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game
Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game

Smyrna and Oakland girls reach the District 7-AAA Semifinals and ensure a region berth with Friday wins. MTCS boys are in the 9A championship game.

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Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game
Smyrna, Oakland Girls Reach Semis, MTCS Boys in Title Game

Smyrna and Oakland girls reach the District 7-AAA Semifinals and ensure a region berth with Friday wins. MTCS boys are in the 9A championship game.

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Oakland's Oliver Commits to Georgia Tech
Oakland's Oliver Commits to Georgia Tech

Oakland senior safety Kaleb Oliver has committed to play college football at Georgia Tech.

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Oakland's Oliver Commits to Georgia Tech
Oakland's Oliver Commits to Georgia Tech

Oakland senior safety Kaleb Oliver has committed to play college football at Georgia Tech.

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Ruth. Co. Receives Extension for Hoops & Spring Fling
Ruth. Co. Receives Extension for Hoops & Spring Fling

The T-Double-S-Double-A's Board of Control voted to extend contracts with Rutherford County to continue to host state championships in several sports.

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Ruth. Co. Receives Extension for Hoops & Spring Fling
Ruth. Co. Receives Extension for Hoops & Spring Fling

The T-Double-S-Double-A's Board of Control voted to extend contracts with Rutherford County to continue to host state championships in several sports.

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Siegel Hires Michael Copley as Football Coach
Siegel Hires Michael Copley as Football Coach

Siegel High has a new football coach, replacing Greg Wyant who stepped down at the end of the season.

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Siegel Hires Michael Copley as Football Coach
Siegel Hires Michael Copley as Football Coach

Siegel High has a new football coach, replacing Greg Wyant who stepped down at the end of the season.

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Whitehaven Defeats Oakland 12-9 for 6A State Title
Whitehaven Defeats Oakland 12-9 for 6A State Title

Whitehaven defeated Oakland 12-9 to claim the Class 6A State Football Championship in the Blue Cross Bowl.

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Whitehaven Defeats Oakland 12-9 for 6A State Title
Whitehaven Defeats Oakland 12-9 for 6A State Title

Whitehaven defeated Oakland 12-9 to claim the Class 6A State Football Championship in the Blue Cross Bowl.

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Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Program a 50+ Year Tradition
Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Program a 50+ Year Tradition

The Murfreesboro Parks & Rec is alive with their Youth Basketball League. Evaluations recently took place in the 'Boro. Sign ups are now closed and the players are ready to start practice, beginning December 5th.

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Oakland Battles Whitehaven for Football State Title
Oakland Battles Whitehaven for Football State Title

The Oakland Patriots are seeking their fourth state football championship Saturday as they battle the Whitehaven Tigers out of Memphis.

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Oakland Battles Whitehaven for Football State Title
Oakland Battles Whitehaven for Football State Title

The Oakland Patriots are seeking their fourth state football championship Saturday as they battle the Whitehaven Tigers out of Memphis.

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Oakland Headed to Cookeville; Beats Maryville 23-7
Oakland Headed to Cookeville; Beats Maryville 23-7

The Oakland Patriots defeat the Maryville Rebels 23-7 to punch their ticket to the Class 6A State Championship Game.

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Oakland Headed to Cookeville; Beats Maryville 23-7
Oakland Headed to Cookeville; Beats Maryville 23-7

The Oakland Patriots defeat the Maryville Rebels 23-7 to punch their ticket to the Class 6A State Championship Game.

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Get Oakland Football Tickets Between 1-3pm to Beat Lines
Get Oakland Football Tickets Between 1-3pm to Beat Lines

Planning to go to the semifinal football game tonight (Friday) as Oakland battles Maryville? If so, you can beat the lines at the ticket booth. The main gate will be open between 1-3pm at the school for fans who want to get their tickets early.

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Get Oakland Football Tickets Between 1-3pm to Beat Lines
Get Oakland Football Tickets Between 1-3pm to Beat Lines

Planning to go to the semifinal football game tonight (Friday) as Oakland battles Maryville? If so, you can beat the lines at the ticket booth. The main gate will be open between 1-3pm at the school for fans who want to get their tickets early.

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Oakland Beats Hardin Valley 49-7
Oakland Beats Hardin Valley 49-7

The Oakland Patriots power their way to a 49-7 quarterfinal win over Hardin Valley.

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Oakland Beats Hardin Valley 49-7
Oakland Beats Hardin Valley 49-7

The Oakland Patriots power their way to a 49-7 quarterfinal win over Hardin Valley.

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Two Locals Mr. Football Finalists
Two Locals Mr. Football Finalists

Oakland senior Jacoby Stevens was named a Mr. Football finalist for Back of the Year on Tuesday, while Siegel senior kicker Jacob Smith was named a finalist for Kicker.

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Blackman Kicks Their Way Past Bradley Central 38-35
Blackman Kicks Their Way Past Bradley Central 38-35

The Blackman Blaze kick their way to the quarterfinals, edging Bradley Central 38-35.

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Blackman Kicks Their Way Past Bradley Central 38-35
Blackman Kicks Their Way Past Bradley Central 38-35

The Blackman Blaze kick their way to the quarterfinals, edging Bradley Central 38-35.

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Wyant Resigns as Siegel Football Coach
Wyant Resigns as Siegel Football Coach

Siegel football coach Greg Wyant resigned Wednesday after leading the Stars' program for the past seven seasons.

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Wyant Resigns as Siegel Football Coach
Wyant Resigns as Siegel Football Coach

Siegel football coach Greg Wyant resigned Wednesday after leading the Stars' program for the past seven season.

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Three RuCo Prep Players Mr. Football Semifinalists
Three RuCo Prep Players Mr. Football Semifinalists

The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists have been announced by the TSSAA and three Rutherford County prep players made the list.

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Three RuCo Prep Players Mr. Football Semifinalists
Three RuCo Prep Players Mr. Football Semifinalists

The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists have been announced by the TSSAA and three Rutherford County prep players made the list.

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Riverdale Downs Bearden 48-27
Riverdale Downs Bearden 48-27

The Riverdale Warriors defeat the Bearden Bulldogs 48-27 to advance in the TSSAA playoffs

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Riverdale Downs Bearden 48-27
Riverdale Downs Bearden 48-27

The Riverdale Warriors defeat the Bearden Bulldogs 48-27 to advance in the TSSAA playoffs

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State Farm Prep Preview: Bearden at Riverdale
State Farm Prep Preview: Bearden at Riverdale

The playoffs are here for local high school football teams. Bryan Barrett has more on the NewsRadio WGNS State Farm Prep Playoff Game of the Week and a look at the other games being played Friday night.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Bearden at Riverdale
State Farm Prep Preview: Bearden at Riverdale

The playoffs are here for local high school football teams. Bryan Barrett has more on the NewsRadio WGNS State Farm Prep Playoff Game of the Week and a look at the other games being played Friday night.

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Oakland Defeats Smyrna 49-7
Oakland Defeats Smyrna 49-7

The Oakland Patriots go undefeated in the regular season, defeating Smyrna 49-7 to wind up the regular season.

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Oakland Defeats Smyrna 49-7
Oakland Defeats Smyrna 49-7

The Oakland Patriots go undefeated in the regular season, defeating Smyrna 49-7 to wind up the regular season.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Oakland
State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Oakland

The regular season winds up with Smyrna at Oakland. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has a preview.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Oakland
State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Oakland

The regular season winds up with Smyrna at Oakland. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has a preview.

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Riverdale Downs Smyrna 23-20
Riverdale Downs Smyrna 23-20

The region game between the Warriors and Bulldogs went down to the wire in the week 10 tilt.

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Riverdale Downs Smyrna 23-20
Riverdale Downs Smyrna 23-20

The region game between the Warriors and Bulldogs went down to the wire in the week 10 tilt.

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Battle of the 'Boro Alumni Basketball Game Saturday
Battle of the 'Boro Alumni Basketball Game Saturday

The two oldest Murfreesboro schools are coming together for an alumni basketball game this Saturday.

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Battle of the 'Boro Alumni Basketball Game Saturday
Battle of the 'Boro Alumni Basketball Game Saturday

The two oldest Murfreesboro schools are coming together for an alumni basketball game this Saturday.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Smyrna
State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Smyrna

It's not a question of whether Riverdale and Smyrna get in the playoffs - they're both 6A teams and they all get in. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett says this week's State Farm Prep Football Game is about playoff seeding.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Smyrna
State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Smyrna

It's not a question of whether Riverdale and Smyrna get in the playoffs - they're both 6A teams and they all get in. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett says this week's State Farm Prep Football Game is about playoff seeding.

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Oakland Defeats Riverdale 35-7
Oakland Defeats Riverdale 35-7

Oakland has now won four in a row in the Battle of the 'Boro, defeating rival Riverdale 35-7.

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Oakland Defeats Riverdale 35-7
Oakland Defeats Riverdale 35-7

Oakland has now won four in a row in the Battle of the 'Boro, defeating rival Riverdale 35-7.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Riverdale
State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Riverdale

It's the 47th edition of the Battle of the 'Boro as Riverdale entertains Oakland.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Riverdale
State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Riverdale

It's the 47th edition of the Battle of the 'Boro as Riverdale entertains Oakland.

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Battle of the 'Boro Alumni Basketball Games October 22nd
Battle of the 'Boro Alumni Basketball Games October 22nd

The Battle of the 'Boro Alumni Basketball Game is coming up on October 22nd. Get the details here.

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MTCS Defeats Cannon Co. 35-0
MTCS Defeats Cannon Co. 35-0

A dominating performance for Middle Tennessee Christian School over Cannon County. The Cougars defeated the Lions 35-0.

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MTCS Defeats Cannon Co. 35-0
MTCS Defeats Cannon Co. 35-0

A dominating performance for Middle Tennessee Christian School over Cannon County. The Cougars defeated the Lions 35-0.

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Riverdale Defeats Siegel 16-13
Riverdale Defeats Siegel 16-13

A defensive battle between in county region rivals Riverdale and Siegel. The Warriors defeat the Stars 16-13.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Siegel
State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Siegel

While many in Rutherford County are thinking about fall break, football teams are focused on Friday night battles. None bigger than Riverdale at Siegel.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Siegel
State Farm Prep Preview: Riverdale at Siegel

While many in Rutherford County are thinking about fall break, football teams are focused on Friday night battles. None bigger than Riverdale at Siegel.

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RuCo Prep Basketball Star Commits to Lady Vols
RuCo Prep Basketball Star Commits to Lady Vols

Lady Warrior Anastasia Hayes will play her senior year for the Lady Warriors with her mind made up where she'll hoop in college.

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RuCo Prep Basketball Star Commits to Lady Vols
RuCo Prep Basketball Star Commits to Lady Vols

Lady Warrior Anastasia Hayes will play her senior year for the Lady Warriors with her mind made up where she'll hoop in college.

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Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-10
Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-10

A battle of state ranked teams as Siegel hosted Smyrna.

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Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-10
Smyrna Defeats Siegel 42-10

A battle of state ranked teams as Siegel hosted Smyrna.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Siegel
State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Siegel

It's the Stars and Bulldogs this week on State Farm Prep Football.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Siegel
State Farm Prep Preview: Smyrna at Siegel

It's the Stars and Bulldogs this week on State Farm Prep Football.

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Oakland Defeats Blackman 38-0
Oakland Defeats Blackman 38-0

Oakland's JaCoby Stevens helps to lead the Patriots to a 38-0 region win over rival Blackman.

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Oakland Defeats Blackman 38-0
Oakland Defeats Blackman 38-0

Oakland's JaCoby Stevens helps to lead the Patriots to a 38-0 region win over rival Blackman.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Blackman
State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Blackman

It's the Patriots and Blaze this week on State Farm Prep Football.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Blackman
State Farm Prep Preview: Oakland at Blackman

It's the Patriots and Blaze this week on State Farm Prep Football.

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Blue Raider Football drops road contest at Vanderbilt
Blue Raider Football drops road contest at Vanderbilt

In the second consecutive year of a Murfreesboro-Nashville matchup, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders just didn't have enough to get a win against Vanderbilt on Saturday.

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Shades Valley Defeats Blackman
Shades Valley Defeats Blackman

Blackman welcomed in an out of state team for their home opener. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has more on the 39-29 loss to Shades Valley.

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Shades Valley Defeats Blackman
Shades Valley Defeats Blackman

Blackman welcomed in an out of state team for their home opener. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has more on the 39-29 loss to Shades Valley.

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Blue Raiders Seek Revenge Against Vanderbilt
Blue Raiders Seek Revenge Against Vanderbilt

The Middle Tennessee football team will be out for a little revenge after last year's tough 17-13 fourth quarter loss to Vanderbilt.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Blackman vs. Shades Valley
State Farm Prep Preview: Blackman vs. Shades Valley

It's probably a team you've never heard of before - but they're coming to Murfreesboro. Blackman will host Shades Valley Friday night in the State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week.

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State Farm Prep Preview: Blackman vs. Shades Valley
State Farm Prep Preview: Blackman vs. Shades Valley

It's probably a team you've never heard of before - but they're coming to Murfreesboro. Blackman will host Shades Valley Friday night in the State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week.

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Oakland - Jackson Northside Photos
Oakland - Jackson Northside Photos

Photographer Chad Cunningham captured photos from the Oakland / Jackson Northside football game, held at MTSU's Floyd Stadium on Saturday, August 20th, 2016.

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Murfreesboro Youth Football Preseason Practice Underway
Murfreesboro Youth Football Preseason Practice Underway

The City of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department has offered youth football to the citizens of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County for over 50 years.

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Smyrna Beats La Vergne 38-20
Smyrna Beats La Vergne 38-20

Make it 29 of the last 30-years for Smyrna defeating La Vergne. The Bulldogs won by a 38-to-20 final.

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Smyrna Beats La Vergne 38-20
Smyrna Beats La Vergne 38-20

Make it 29 of the last 30-years for Smyrna defeating La Vergne. The Bulldogs won by a 38-to-20 final.

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Smyrna starters look sharp in 14-6 win over Riverdale
Smyrna starters look sharp in 14-6 win over Riverdale

The Smyrna Bulldogs defeated the Riverdale Warriors 14-6 in the first matchup of the day at the annual Rutherford County Football Jamboree last Friday night.

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Teague helps lead Blackman past Stewarts Creek
Teague helps lead Blackman past Stewarts Creek

Master Teague waited his time last year as a back-up running back behind Taeler Dowdy.

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Siegel jumps on Summit early in 17-7 victory
Siegel jumps on Summit early in 17-7 victory

Despite losing some outstanding skill players, Siegel's offense looked sharp from the outset last Friday night in a 17-7 win over Summit over in the Rutherford County Jamboree.

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Oakland strikes early, shuts out La Vergne 14-0
Oakland strikes early, shuts out La Vergne 14-0

The nightcap of the Rutherford County Jamboree saw Oakland shut out La Vergne 14-0 last Friday night.

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Changes Coming to TSSAA Classification Again
Changes Coming to TSSAA Classification Again

The TSSAA Board of Control voted to again shake up high school sports classification - especially for football.

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Changes Coming to TSSAA Classification Again
Changes Coming to TSSAA Classification Again

The TSSAA Board of Control voted to again shake up high school sports classification - especially for football.

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Changes for the Murfreesboro Soccer Club
Changes for the Murfreesboro Soccer Club

Murfreesboro Soccer Club (MSC) Names Bryan Kleparek President; Past President Leanna Wright Named to Tennessee State Soccer Association Board of Directors...

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Youth Sports in Murfreesboro are Positive
Youth Sports in Murfreesboro are Positive

Youth sports are a popular activity for youngsters throughout Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.

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TSSAA Spring Fling Continues in Rutherford County
TSSAA Spring Fling Continues in Rutherford County

The TSSAA Spring Fling track and field event at MTSU is one of the many exciting things happening in Murfreesboro this week.

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MTAR Members Ready for 39th Annual Bill Carey REALTOR® Golf Scramble
MTAR Members Ready for 39th Annual Bill Carey REALTOR® Golf Scramble

In 1976, REALTOR® Bill Carey coordinated a new fundraiser to benefit the American Diabetes Association, among other local needs and requests.

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The TSSAA Spring Fling is Back in Rutherford County
The TSSAA Spring Fling is Back in Rutherford County

Held at 13 different venues across Rutherford County, this week-long event brings in 5,000 athletes and approximately 25,000 spectators.

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Central Magnet Teens Begin their Tennis Careers Together, Sign Together
Central Magnet Teens Begin their Tennis Careers Together, Sign Together

Central Magnet School Tennis has announced two senior athletes have signed their National Letters of Intent to play collegiate tennis next Fall.

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Hear what MTSU Coaches and Directors have to say about the winning season
Hear what MTSU Coaches and Directors have to say about the winning season

The exciting Celebration of Champions event took place inside the MTSU Murphy Center Wednesday night. As heard on WGNS, both the men's and women's basketball team's won conference championships...

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Raiders Lose Simpson Ahead of C-USA Tournament
Raiders Lose Simpson Ahead of C-USA Tournament

On the eve of Conference USA Tournament play the Blue Raiders have been hit by the injury bug once again as sophomore guard Ed Simpson has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a fractured ankle.

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TSSAA State Basketball Championships Return to Rutherford County
TSSAA State Basketball Championships Return to Rutherford County

This event brings thousands of visitors to Rutherford County each March and has an estimated economic impact of $3 million for both weeks of the Girls' and Boys' tournaments.

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DIRECTV by EnterSource Brings Excitement to District 7AAA Tournament
DIRECTV by EnterSource Brings Excitement to District 7AAA Tournament

It's basketball tournament time and once again, DIRECTV by EnterSource is bringing some fun and excitement to the fans at the games.

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Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees
Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees

Oakland Principal Bill Spurlock and Oakland basketball coaches Jennifer Grandstaff and Troy Bond have started the Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame and inducted the first five honorees on Tuesday night.

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Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees
Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees

Oakland Principal Bill Spurlock and Oakland basketball coaches Jennifer Grandstaff and Troy Bond have started the Oakland Basketball Hall of Fame and inducted the first five honorees on Tuesday night.

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Check the Prep Hoops Schedules
Check the Prep Hoops Schedules

Prep basketball season is right around the corner. We have a daily prep basketball schedule so you can keep up with your favorite teams

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Blue Raiders stunned by VU
Blue Raiders stunned by VU

Middle Tennessee's defense was opportunistic for three-plus quarters Saturday night but the unit was unable to get key stops down the stretch against Vanderbilt.

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Backyard Brawl: Blackman vs. Riverdale Football Series (2001 to Present)
Backyard Brawl: Blackman vs. Riverdale Football Series (2001 to Present)

Check out information on the "Backyard Brawl" rivalry between Blackman and Riverdale football.

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Siegel Drops Season Opener 47-27 at Ravenwood
Siegel Drops Season Opener 47-27 at Ravenwood

Last year's 6-A state runner up showed they're still a force to be reckoned with, defeating the Siegel Stars 47-27.

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Siegel Drops Season Opener 47-27 at Ravenwood
Siegel Drops Season Opener 47-27 at Ravenwood

Last year's 6-A state runner up showed they're still a force to be reckoned with, defeating the Siegel Stars 47-27.

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Inaugural Middle Tennessee Football Classic to kickoff is Saturday
Inaugural Middle Tennessee Football Classic to kickoff is Saturday

Two of Alabama's top high school football programs will travel to Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday to play against two of the top high school football programs in Middle Tennessee.

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TSSAA and more contribute to the financial success of Rutherford County, TN
TSSAA and more contribute to the financial success of Rutherford County, TN

Barbara Wolke with the Chamber stated the TSSAA Spring Fling is a major contributor the annual impact...

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Region Semifinal Recap
Region Semifinal Recap

Siegel softball and Central Magnet baseball advance in region semifinal play while Riverdale baseball and softball along with MTCS baseball teams are eliminated. Smyrna's baseball was suspended until Tuesday due to storms.

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Region Semifinal Recap
Region Semifinal Recap

Siegel softball and Central Magnet baseball advance in region semifinal play while Riverdale baseball and softball along with MTCS baseball teams are eliminated. Smyrna's baseball was suspended until Tuesday due to storms.

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AUDIO: Brandon Named Smyrna Girls Basketball Coach
AUDIO: Brandon Named Smyrna Girls Basketball Coach

Two-time state champion girls basketball coach Bud Brandon has been named the next head coach of the Smyrna Lady Bulldogs. Bryan Barrett talks to the new coach.

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AUDIO: Brandon Named Smyrna Girls Basketball Coach
AUDIO: Brandon Named Smyrna Girls Basketball Coach

Two-time state champion girls basketball coach Bud Brandon has been named the next head coach of the Smyrna Lady Bulldogs. Bryan Barrett talks to the new coach.

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TOA Highlights Eagleville's Matt Westbury
TOA Highlights Eagleville's Matt Westbury

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance congratulates Eagleville baseball pitcher Matt Westbury. He pitched a five-inning no-hitter Tuesday as the Eagles downed Fayetteville 11-nothing in a run-rule game.

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TOA Providing Free Sports Physicals for RuCo Athletes
TOA Providing Free Sports Physicals for RuCo Athletes

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance and physicians and staff from St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital will again offer free pre-participation physicals for prospective Rutherford County middle and high school student athletes.

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TOA Providing Free Sports Physicals for RuCo Athletes
TOA Providing Free Sports Physicals for RuCo Athletes

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance and physicians and staff from St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital will again offer free pre-participation physicals for prospective Rutherford County middle and high school student athletes.

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Great Opening Day for RuCo MLB Pitchers
Great Opening Day for RuCo MLB Pitchers

Two former local Rutherford County prep baseball players were opening day pitchers for MLB teams.

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Fatal Accident on Hwy 99; Child Killed

A two car accident on Highway 99 in Rockvale takes the life of a child and injures four others. It happened Friday just after 11am.

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Lady Raiders WNIT Run Ends vs. Temple
Lady Raiders WNIT Run Ends vs. Temple

The Middle Tennessee women's basketball team suffered a 69-57 defeat at the hands of Temple Sunday afternoon in the Murphy Center, ending the historical run in the National Women's Invitation Tournament and the 2014-15 season.

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Murfreesboro 2035 Meeting Wednesday
Murfreesboro 2035 Meeting Wednesday

The Murfreesboro 2035 Task Force will meet this Wednesday. This committee will hear from Kendig Keast Collaborative, a consultant, on housing. The consultant will present information about housing as it relates to Murfreesboro's quality of life, community character, and growth capacity.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Job Fair
Murfreesboro City Schools Job Fair

Murfreesboro City Schools will host a job fair. It's coming up Saturday, April 11th at Overall Creek Elementary School from 9am until 11am. The job fair is an opportunity for job applicants to meet principals and other support area administrators.

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Siegel, Central Magnet Baseball Ranked
Siegel, Central Magnet Baseball Ranked

The Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association has two Rutherford County high school teams ranked in the top 10.

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Siegel, Central Magnet Baseball Ranked
Siegel, Central Magnet Baseball Ranked

The Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association has two Rutherford County high school teams ranked in the top 10.

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Hibdon Resigns at Blackman for College Coaching Job
Hibdon Resigns at Blackman for College Coaching Job

After winning two state championships at Blackman, Lady Blaze coach Chad Hibdon has resigned. He'll become the new head coach at Truett-McConnell College in Georgia.

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Hibdon Resigns at Blackman for College Coaching Job
Hibdon Resigns at Blackman for College Coaching Job

After winning two state championships at Blackman, Lady Blaze coach Chad Hibdon has resigned. He'll become the new head coach at Truett-McConnell College in Georgia.

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Tyndall Fired at UT
Tyndall Fired at UT

Tennessee has fired former MTSU men's assistant coach Donnie Tyndall after being notified by the NCAA about serious NCAA rules violations while he was at Southern Miss.

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MT Takes Down Ole Miss in WNIT
MT Takes Down Ole Miss in WNIT

For the second time this season, Father got the best of Son as the Middle Tennessee women's basketball team dealt Ole Miss an 82-70 defeat Thursday evening in front 2,806 fans inside the Murphy Center.

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Lady Raiders in WNIT Sweet 16
Lady Raiders in WNIT Sweet 16

The Middle Tennessee women's basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 of the Women's National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) with a 70-60 win over Arkansas State in front of 2,806 in the Glass House Sunday.

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Kevin Woodson Stepping Down at Riverdale
Kevin Woodson Stepping Down at Riverdale

District 7-AAA is losing a veteran basketball coach. Kevin Woodson is stepping down as the head boys basketball coach at Riverdale.

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Kevin Woodson Stepping Down at Riverdale
Kevin Woodson Stepping Down at Riverdale

District 7-AAA is losing a veteran basketball coach. Kevin Woodson is stepping down as the head boys basketball coach at Riverdale.

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Lady Raiders to Host First-Round WNIT Game
Lady Raiders to Host First-Round WNIT Game

Middle Tennessee will be participating in the women's basketball postseason for the 12th consecutive year after earning an invitation to play in the 2015 WNIT late Monday night.

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Riverdale & Blackman Get New Coaches; Smyrna Searching
Riverdale & Blackman Get New Coaches; Smyrna Searching

Wendi Scott has been named girls' basketball coach of the Riverdale Lady Warriors. David Watson has been tabbed the next head coach for Blackman football. Smyrna posts vacant position, but no decision on coach Shawn Middleton.

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Riverdale & Blackman Get New Coaches; Smyrna Searching
Riverdale & Blackman Get New Coaches; Smyrna Searching

Wendi Scott has been named girls' basketball coach of the Riverdale Lady Warriors. David Watson has been tabbed the next head coach for Blackman football. Smyrna posts vacant position, but no decision on coach Shawn Middleton.

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MT's run falls shy in C-USA Final
MT's run falls shy in C-USA Final

Middle Tennessee's run in the Conference USA Championship came to a close after UAB punched its ticket to the big dance with a 73-60 victory in the championship final.

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CUSA Men's & Women's Basketball Tournament Brackets
CUSA Men's & Women's Basketball Tournament Brackets

Check out the Conference USA men's and women's basketball tournament brackets and when the Middle Tennessee Raiders and Lady Raiders are playing. Hear coverage from Birmingham on NewsRadio WGNS.

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Blackman & Oakland Girls in Final Four
Blackman & Oakland Girls in Final Four

It was a great day for Rutherford County basketball teams participating in the Blue Cross Basketball Championships at MTSU's Murphy Center. Oakland downed Bartlett 59-31 while Blackman defeated Mt. Juliet 58-48.

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Blackman & Oakland Girls in Final Four
Blackman & Oakland Girls in Final Four

It was a great day for Rutherford County basketball teams participating in the Blue Cross Basketball Championships at MTSU's Murphy Center. Oakland downed Bartlett 59-31 while Blackman defeated Mt. Juliet 58-48.

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Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss
Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss

Blackman and Oakland girls advance to the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships, while Central Magnet's season ends in the sectionals.

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Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss
Blackman & Oakland Girls Advance; Central Magnet Suffers Loss

Blackman and Oakland girls advance to the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships, while Central Magnet's season ends in the sectionals.

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Blackman Boys Look to Return to Murphy Center
Blackman Boys Look to Return to Murphy Center

The Blackman boys look to return to the Murphy Center to defend their Class Triple-A state championship. This time, it's Bradley Central that stands in the way.

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Blackman Boys Look to Return to Murphy Center
Blackman Boys Look to Return to Murphy Center

The Blackman boys look to return to the Murphy Center to defend their Class Triple-A state championship. This time, it's Bradley Central that stands in the way.

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Blackman Boys Make it Four in a Row
Blackman Boys Make it Four in a Row

The Blackman boys make it four in a row as the Blaze defeated Bradley Central 55-35 and are headed back to the Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Blackman Boys Make it Four in a Row
Blackman Boys Make it Four in a Row

The Blackman boys make it four in a row as the Blaze defeated Bradley Central 55-35 and are headed back to the Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Region 4AAA Tournament Bracket
Region 4AAA Tournament Bracket

The Region 4AAA Basketball Tournament will be held at the higher seed on Monday and Tuesday, then semifinals and finals at Smyrna Wednesday and Thursday. Hear every Rutherford County team's games on NewsRadio WGNS (FM 100.5, FM 101.9, AM 1450 and wgnsradio.com.

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7AAA Regular Season & Tournament Teams
7AAA Regular Season & Tournament Teams

The District 7AAA coaches voted on the all regular season team while a tournament committee selected the tournament team.

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Two Blackman Girls Named Miss Basketball Finalists
Two Blackman Girls Named Miss Basketball Finalists

Two standout Blackman girls basketball players have been selected as Miss Basketball finalists. Crystal Dangerfield and Alex Johnson were named two of the three finalists for Class Triple-A.

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Two Blackman Girls Named Miss Basketball Finalists
Two Blackman Girls Named Miss Basketball Finalists

Two standout Blackman girls basketball players have been selected as Miss Basketball finalists. Crystal Dangerfield and Alex Johnson were named two of the three finalists for Class Triple-A.

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SportsCom remodel in Murfreesboro will equal a closed for business sign soon
SportsCom remodel in Murfreesboro will equal a closed for business sign soon

Sports*Com, located at 2310 Memorial Blvd., will be closing during the months of March and April to complete interior renovations and expansion of the facility. The scheduled re-opening is anticipated for May 1, 2015.

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MTCS Girls Advance to Championship
MTCS Girls Advance to Championship

The MTCS girls defeated Huntland 48-42 to advance to the championship game of the District 9-A Tournament.

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Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis
Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis

Oakland and Siegel boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals.

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MTCS Girls Advance to Championship
MTCS Girls Advance to Championship

The MTCS girls defeated Huntland 48-42 to advance to the championship game of the District 9-A Tournament.

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Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis
Oakland, Siegel Boys to Semis

Oakland and Siegel boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals.

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7AAA Tournament Bracket
7AAA Tournament Bracket

The District 7AAA Basketball Tournament will be held at Riverdale High School February 11th through 17th. We have the bracket on WGNSRadio.com/sports. Plus, hear every game from the tournament on FM 100.5, FM 101.9, AM 1450 and wgnsradio.com.

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9A Tournament Bracket
9A Tournament Bracket

The District 9A Basketball Tournament (Eagleville/MTCS) will be held at Eagleville High School February 9th - 17th. We have the bracket on WGNSRadio.com/sports.

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8AA Tournament Bracket
8AA Tournament Bracket

The District 8AA Basketball Tournament (Central Magnet) will be held in Cookeville February 12th - 17th. We have the bracket on WGNSRadio.com/sports.

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Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance
Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance

The Siegel girls and Riverdale boys advance after the opening night of the District 7-AAA basketball tournament at Riverdale.

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Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance
Siegel Girls, Riverdale Boys Advance

The Siegel girls and Riverdale boys advance after the opening night of the District 7-AAA basketball tournament at Riverdale.

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McDaniel Resigns as Oakland Football Coach
McDaniel Resigns as Oakland Football Coach

Oakland High School is losing their state champion football coach.

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McDaniel Resigns as Oakland Football Coach
McDaniel Resigns as Oakland Football Coach

Oakland High School is losing their state champion football coach.

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Christiana Girls, Rockvale Boys RuCo Middle School Champions
Christiana Girls, Rockvale Boys RuCo Middle School Champions

The Christiana girls and Rockvale boys claimed the Rutherford County Middle School Tournament championships Thursday night.

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Christiana Girls, Rockvale Boys RuCo Middle School Champions
Christiana Girls, Rockvale Boys RuCo Middle School Champions

The Christiana girls and Rockvale boys claimed the Rutherford County Middle School Tournament championships Thursday night.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS
RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament continues at Christiana Middle School. The championships will be rebroadcast on NewsRadio WGNS Saturday at 1pm.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS
RuCo Middle School Basketball Championship Games on NewsRadio WGNS

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament continues at Christiana Middle School. The championships will be rebroadcast on NewsRadio WGNS Saturday at 1pm.

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Prep Hoops Action from Tuesday
Prep Hoops Action from Tuesday

Check out the scores from Tuesday night's prep basketball games.

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Several Local Hoops Teams in Statewide Top 10 Poll
Several Local Hoops Teams in Statewide Top 10 Poll

The AP top ten statewide prep basketball polls are full of local flavor.

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Several Local Hoops Teams in Statewide Top 10 Poll
Several Local Hoops Teams in Statewide Top 10 Poll

The AP top ten statewide prep basketball polls are full of local flavor.

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Raiders Bowl Eligible!!!
Raiders Bowl Eligible!!!

Middle Tennessee football is bowl bound after a came from behind win over Florida Atlantic 35-34 Saturday at Floyd Stadium.

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TSSAA Class 6A Brackets After Quarterfinals
TSSAA Class 6A Brackets After Quarterfinals

Here is the updated bracket, complete with scores, for Class 6A.

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Podcast Special: Sports Medicine with TOA
Podcast Special: Sports Medicine with TOA

Jon Dinkins and Bryan Barrett talk sports medicine with Dr. Robert Greenberg and Dr. Robert Thompson from Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance. Listen back to the show as they talk about topics from ankle injuries, concussions to ACL injuries.

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Oakland Beats La Vergne 23-7
Oakland Beats La Vergne 23-7

The 11-and-1 Oakland Patriots advance, defeating district foe La Vergne. More in this report from NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. who covered the game.

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Oakland Beats La Vergne 23-7
Oakland Beats La Vergne 23-7

The 11-and-1 Oakland Patriots advance, defeating district foe La Vergne. More in this report from NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. who covered the game.

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Blackman Beats Riverdale 48-21
Blackman Beats Riverdale 48-21

Blackman downs rival Riverdale 48-21 to advance to a quarterfinal showdown with Oakland.

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Blackman Beats Riverdale 48-21
Blackman Beats Riverdale 48-21

Blackman downs rival Riverdale 48-21 to advance to a quarterfinal showdown with Oakland.

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Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau trademarks title in the sports field
Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau trademarks title in the sports field

The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau has officially trademarked The Sports Capital of Tennessee® to set Rutherford County apart from the booming sports market competition.

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Two RuCo Mr. Football Finalists
Two RuCo Mr. Football Finalists

Blackman's Jauan Jennings and Oakland's Jack Jones are among the field of Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards finalists this year.

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Two RuCo Mr. Football Finalists
Two RuCo Mr. Football Finalists

Blackman's Jauan Jennings and Oakland's Jack Jones are among the field of Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards finalists this year.

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Oakland Routs Mt. Juliet 53-0
Oakland Routs Mt. Juliet 53-0

Oakland continues to roll after eliminating Mt. Juliet. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. has more from Ray Hughes Stadium.

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Oakland Routs Mt. Juliet 53-0
Oakland Routs Mt. Juliet 53-0

Oakland continues to roll after eliminating Mt. Juliet. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. has more from Ray Hughes Stadium.

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Riverdale Beats Smyrna 20-7
Riverdale Beats Smyrna 20-7

Riverdale coach Ron Aydelott passes Phil Watts as the second all-time winningest coach in school history with their 20-to-7 win over Smyrna.

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Riverdale Beats Smyrna 20-7
Riverdale Beats Smyrna 20-7

Riverdale coach Ron Aydelott passes Phil Watts as the second all-time winningest coach in school history with their 20-to-7 win over Smyrna.

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Projected Football Regions from TSSAA
Projected Football Regions from TSSAA

The TSSAA released its proposed football regions ahead of Thursday's Board of Control meeting.

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Projected Football Regions from TSSAA
Projected Football Regions from TSSAA

The TSSAA released its proposed football regions ahead of Thursday's Board of Control meeting.

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Friday Night Thunder Playoff Bracket Projections

Dennis Weaver of Friday Night Thunder has come up with playoff projections for the TSSAA football playoffs, which begin next week.

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Hoover Beats Blackman 35-20
Hoover Beats Blackman 35-20

Despite a third quarter comeback attempt, Blackman drops their first game of the year at Hoover, Alabama, 35-20.

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Hoover Beats Blackman 35-20
Hoover Beats Blackman 35-20

Despite a third quarter comeback attempt, Blackman drops their first game of the year at Hoover, Alabama, 35-20.

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Prep Football Playoffs Brackets
Prep Football Playoffs Brackets

Seven Rutherford County football teams will be participating in the first round of the TSSAA state playoffs next Friday night.

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Prep Football Playoffs Brackets
Prep Football Playoffs Brackets

Seven Rutherford County football teams will be participating in the first round of the TSSAA state playoffs next Friday night.

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La Vergne in Playoffs; Oakland Goes 9-and-1
La Vergne in Playoffs; Oakland Goes 9-and-1

The La Vergne Wolverines haven't been in the playoffs since 2006. That is until this year. They defeated Siegel 56-to-23 and punched a ticket to the playoffs for just the fourth time in school history.

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Riverdale Beats Smyrna 42-20
Riverdale Beats Smyrna 42-20

Riverdale scored 21-unanswered points in the third quarter to open up a big lead enroute to a 42-to-20 win at Smyrna.

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La Vergne in Playoffs; Oakland Goes 9-and-1
La Vergne in Playoffs; Oakland Goes 9-and-1

The La Vergne Wolverines haven't been in the playoffs since 2006. That is until this year. They defeated Siegel 56-to-23 and punched a ticket to the playoffs for just the fourth time in school history.

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Riverdale Beats Smyrna 42-20
Riverdale Beats Smyrna 42-20

Riverdale scored 21-unanswered points in the third quarter to open up a big lead enroute to a 42-to-20 win at Smyrna.

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Men's and Women's Basketball to host Murphy Madness
Men's and Women's Basketball to host Murphy Madness

Be a part of the grand re-opening of Murphy Center when the Middle Tennessee men's and women's basketball teams participate in "Murphy Madness" Thursday.

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First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups
First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups

Youth league basketball signups with First Shot are underway. It's an eight week league that includes 15 teaching sessions.

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First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups
First Shot Basketball Youth League Sign-Ups

Youth league basketball signups with First Shot are underway. It's an eight week league that includes 15 teaching sessions.

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Blackman Remains Undefeated, Beats Siegel 42-28
Blackman Remains Undefeated, Beats Siegel 42-28

Blackman goes undefeated in District 7-Triple-A play in 2014 with a home win over Siegel.

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Blackman Remains Undefeated, Beats Siegel 42-28
Blackman Remains Undefeated, Beats Siegel 42-28

Blackman goes undefeated in District 7-Triple-A play in 2014 with a home win over Siegel.

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Oakland Wins Battle of the 'Boro 42-20
Oakland Wins Battle of the 'Boro 42-20

It was 28-20 Oakland and Riverdale had the ball midway through the fourth quarter when a costly fumble changed the course of the game.

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La Vergne moving to 5A; Maryville moving up to 6A

District 7-AAA football will have a new look in 2015. With the new Class 6A football playoffs going to a new format next year, in which the top 32 schools across the state with the highest enrollment will be placed into Class 6A, it means it will no longer be an all Rutherford County district.

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La Vergne moving to 5A; Maryville moving up to 6A
La Vergne moving to 5A; Maryville moving up to 6A

District 7-AAA football will have a new look in 2015. With the new Class 6A football playoffs going to a new format next year, in which the top 32 schools across the state with the highest enrollment will be placed into Class 6A, it means it will no longer be an all Rutherford County district.

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Rock Springs Claims RuCo Football Championship
Rock Springs Claims RuCo Football Championship

Rock Springs took control of the game in the third quarter with three touchdowns to defeat Whitworth-Buchanan 30-6 for the Rutherford County Middle School Football Championship.

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Rock Springs Claims RuCo Football Championship
Rock Springs Claims RuCo Football Championship

Rock Springs took control of the game in the third quarter with three touchdowns to defeat Whitworth-Buchanan 30-6 for the Rutherford County Middle School Football Championship.

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MTCS Defeats Eagleville 22-9 to Remain Undefeated
MTCS Defeats Eagleville 22-9 to Remain Undefeated

The historic season continues to the Middle Tennessee Christian School Cougars, who defeated county and district rival Eagleville 22-9. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. covered the game for the Primetime Sports team.

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Strong Start Propels Blackman Past Smyrna 42-10
Strong Start Propels Blackman Past Smyrna 42-10

Blackman scored two touchdowns in the first half of the first quarter en route to a 42-10 win over Smyrna. Charlie Davidson scored on the first play of the game.

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MTCS Defeats Eagleville 22-9 to Remain Undefeated
MTCS Defeats Eagleville 22-9 to Remain Undefeated

The historic season continues to the Middle Tennessee Christian School Cougars, who defeated county and district rival Eagleville 22-9. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. covered the game for the Primetime Sports team.

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Strong Start Propels Blackman Past Smyrna 42-10
Strong Start Propels Blackman Past Smyrna 42-10

Blackman scored two touchdowns in the first half of the first quarter en route to a 42-10 win over Smyrna. Charlie Davidson scored on the first play of the game.

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TSSAA Football Scoreboard for Week 8
TSSAA Football Scoreboard for Week 8

Check out the TSSAA scoreboard for Week 8.

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Potential Football Classes Released by TSSAA
Potential Football Classes Released by TSSAA

Prep football will have a much different look in Rutherford County next year. The T-Double-S-Double-A released enrollment for the state's member schools Tuesday.

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Potential Football Classes Released by TSSAA
Potential Football Classes Released by TSSAA

Prep football will have a much different look in Rutherford County next year. The T-Double-S-Double-A released enrollment for the state's member schools Tuesday.

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MT Football to Host Vandy, Travel to Alabama in 2015
MT Football to Host Vandy, Travel to Alabama in 2015

The Southeastern Conference announced its 2015 football schedules Tuesday night and Middle Tennessee will face Alabama and Vanderbilt as part of its non-conference slate.

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MT Football to Host Vandy, Travel to Alabama in 2015
MT Football to Host Vandy, Travel to Alabama in 2015

The Southeastern Conference announced its 2015 football schedules Tuesday night and Middle Tennessee will face Alabama and Vanderbilt as part of its non-conference slate.

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Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10
Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10

The Oakland Patriots score with 1:38 to go in the game to defeat Chattanooga Baylor 17-10 Friday night.

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Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10
Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10

The Oakland Patriots score with 1:38 to go in the game to defeat Chattanooga Baylor 17-10 Friday night.

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Peterson to Talk Baseball Thursday Night on WGNS
Peterson to Talk Baseball Thursday Night on WGNS

Former MTSU baseball coach Steve Peterson will join the Primetime Sports crew this Thursday night, for a special two-hour show.

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Siegel Holds Off Smyrna 21-14
Siegel Holds Off Smyrna 21-14

Siegel scored three unanswered touchdowns in the first half and held off Smyrna in the second to win their first district game, 21-14.

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MTCS Rolls to 7-0 with 50-3 Thumping of Moore Co.
MTCS Rolls to 7-0 with 50-3 Thumping of Moore Co.

Middle Tennessee Christian School rolls on to remain undefeated. WGNS' Monte Hale has more in this report from Thorneberry Stadium (PLUS ALL AREA SCORES)

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Siegel Holds Off Smyrna 21-14
Siegel Holds Off Smyrna 21-14

Siegel scored three unanswered touchdowns in the first half and held off Smyrna in the second to win their first district game, 21-14.

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MTCS Rolls to 7-0 with 50-3 Thumping of Moore Co.
MTCS Rolls to 7-0 with 50-3 Thumping of Moore Co.

Middle Tennessee Christian School rolls on to remain undefeated. WGNS' Monte Hale has more in this report from Thorneberry Stadium (PLUS ALL AREA SCORES)

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Smyrna's Sonny Gray Pitches A's to Postseason
Smyrna's Sonny Gray Pitches A's to Postseason

Sonny Gray pitched his Oakland A's to the postseason, nailing down a spot after shutting out the Texas Rangers 4-nothing.

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Riverdale Outlasts Hendersonville 39-36
Riverdale Outlasts Hendersonville 39-36

When the Riverdale Warriors needed a fourth quarter stop, it was linebacker Baker Schott who answered with a big stop that ended a fourth down attempt by Hendersonville at midfield.

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Riverdale Outlasts Hendersonville 39-36
Riverdale Outlasts Hendersonville 39-36

When the Riverdale Warriors needed a fourth quarter stop, it was linebacker Baker Schott who answered with a big stop that ended a fourth down attempt by Hendersonville at midfield.

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Blackman Comes Back to Beat Indy & Other Scores
Blackman Comes Back to Beat Indy & Other Scores

The Blackman Blaze, down 28, come back in the fourth quarter on the road at Independence to win 43-42. PLUS ALL OF THE PREP SCORES.

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Blackman Comes Back to Beat Indy & Other Scores
Blackman Comes Back to Beat Indy & Other Scores

The Blackman Blaze, down 28, come back in the fourth quarter on the road at Independence to win 43-42. PLUS ALL OF THE PREP SCORES.

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Solid 41-28 Win for Middle Tennessee at Old Dominion
Solid 41-28 Win for Middle Tennessee at Old Dominion

Middle Tennessee flexed its muscle and showed great determination while excelling in all three phases of the game in a 41-28 win against Old Dominion in a nationally-televised game Friday.

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Raiders Suffer Setback in Memphis
Raiders Suffer Setback in Memphis

Middle Tennessee could not find its stride against Memphis in a 36-17 setback at the Liberty Bowl here Saturday. The Blue Raiders (2-2) mustered 328 yards total offense and were guilty of two turnovers that proved costly and Memphis' defense scored on a fumble return and a safety as the Tigers (2-1) controlled the game from the outset.

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PHOTOS: Oakland at Arlington Prep Football
PHOTOS: Oakland at Arlington Prep Football

Check out the spectacular photos, taken by Chad Cunningham, from the Oakland football game at Arlington, Friday, September 12th.

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State Farm Prep Football: Oakland Outlasts Smyrna 35-14
State Farm Prep Football: Oakland Outlasts Smyrna 35-14

Oakland scored 21 unanswered points after the game was tied at 14 with about seven minutes left in the third to beat host Smyrna 35-14.

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State Farm Prep Football: Oakland Outlasts Smyrna 35-14
State Farm Prep Football: Oakland Outlasts Smyrna 35-14

Oakland scored 21 unanswered points after the game was tied at 14 with about seven minutes left in the third to beat host Smyrna 35-14.

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State Farm Prep Football: Riverdale Over La Vergne 42-15
State Farm Prep Football: Riverdale Over La Vergne 42-15

The Riverdale Warriors score late to put the game away in a district win over La Vergne.

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State Farm Prep Football: Riverdale Over La Vergne 42-15
State Farm Prep Football: Riverdale Over La Vergne 42-15

The Riverdale Warriors score late to put the game away in a district win over La Vergne.

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#2 Blackman Blasts Mt. Juliet 49-21
#2 Blackman Blasts Mt. Juliet 49-21

Another week, another undefeated team for the Blackman Blaze to take down. They raced out to a 28-nothing lead at the half over Mt. Juliet and didn't look back, in a 49-21 win to move to 4-and-oh.

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#2 Blackman Blasts Mt. Juliet 49-21
#2 Blackman Blasts Mt. Juliet 49-21

Another week, another undefeated team for the Blackman Blaze to take down. They raced out to a 28-nothing lead at the half over Mt. Juliet and didn't look back, in a 49-21 win to move to 4-and-oh.

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MTCS Outlasts Fayetteville 22-17
MTCS Outlasts Fayetteville 22-17

MTCS got up 14-nothing over Fayetteville and held on for their first district win of the year.

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MTCS Outlasts Fayetteville 22-15
MTCS Outlasts Fayetteville 22-15

MTCS got up 14-nothing over Fayetteville and held on for their first district win of the year.

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#3 Oakland Defeats Siegel 45-14
#3 Oakland Defeats Siegel 45-14

The Oakland Patriots defeated the Siegel Stars in the Battle of Memorial Boulevard. WGNS' Monte Hale recaps the game

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Blackman Defeats Riverdale 49-16
Blackman Defeats Riverdale 49-16

The Blackman Blaze scored early and often. They got up 21-nothing before the Warriors scratched the scoreboard enroute to a 49-16 win.

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State Farm Preview: #2 Blackman at #9 Riverdale
State Farm Preview: #2 Blackman at #9 Riverdale

It's time for the "Backyard Brawl" as Blackman travels to Riverdale. Both teams, along with Oakland, were ranked in the first statewide Associated Press poll in Class 6-A.

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State Farm Preview: #2 Blackman at #9 Riverdale
State Farm Preview: #2 Blackman at #9 Riverdale

It's time for the "Backyard Brawl" as Blackman travels to Riverdale. Both teams, along with Oakland, were ranked in the first statewide Associated Press poll in Class 6-A.

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Prep Coaches Show Time Change Starts Saturday
Prep Coaches Show Time Change Starts Saturday

The Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner is moving to a new time, starting this week. The show will begin at 8am, for the first time in over 20 years coming on an hour earlier.

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Prep Coaches Show Time Change Starts Saturday
Prep Coaches Show Time Change Starts Saturday

The Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner is moving to a new time, starting this week. The show will begin at 8am, for the first time in over 20 years coming on an hour earlier.

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Rick Stockstill Press Conference from 9-1-14
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State Farm Game Preview: Ooltewah at Siegel
State Farm Game Preview: Ooltewah at Siegel

This week, the Siegel Stars look to bounce back after an opening week loss to district rival Riverdale.

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State Farm Game Preview: Ooltewah at Siegel
State Farm Game Preview: Ooltewah at Siegel

This week, the Siegel Stars look to bounce back after an opening week loss to district rival Riverdale.

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Week 1 Prep Sports Vlog Preview

Bryan Barrett recaps the scores from last week and looks ahead to the Week 1 match ups for our local teams.

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Blackman Edges Oakland 28-21 at the Inferno - See the photos
Blackman Edges Oakland 28-21 at the Inferno - See the photos

It was the hottest ticket in high school football in the mid-state...Oakland at Blackman. The game and the temperature lived up the to hype.

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Blackman Edges Oakland 28-21 at the Inferno - See the photos
Blackman Edges Oakland 28-21 at the Inferno - See the photos

It was the hottest ticket in high school football in the mid-state...Oakland at Blackman. The game and the temperature lived up the to hype.

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Blackman Edges Oakland 28-21 at the Inferno
Blackman Edges Oakland 28-21 at the Inferno

It was the hottest ticket in high school football in the mid-state...Oakland at Blackman. The game and the temperature lived up the to hype.

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Siegel / Riverdale Football Preview
Siegel / Riverdale Football Preview

Rival week continues and the first games of the regular season for both Siegel and Riverdale will be on WGNS tonight (Friday).

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Riverdale Shuts Out Siegel 21-0
Riverdale Shuts Out Siegel 21-0

The Riverdale Warriors ended last season on an upswing, beating Siegel and Smyrna before not making the playoffs. This year, they open the season with a win at Siegel by a final score of 21-to-nothing.

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Riverdale Shuts Out Siegel 21-0
Riverdale Shuts Out Siegel 21-0

The Riverdale Warriors ended last season on an upswing, beating Siegel and Smyrna before not making the playoffs. This year, they open the season with a win at Siegel by a final score of 21-to-nothing.

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Smyrna Downs La Vergne 28-7
Smyrna Downs La Vergne 28-7

Smyrna football continues their streak against La Vergne with a 28-to-7 win at home. Bulldogs sophomore quarterback John Turner, who was 7-of-10 passing for 142 yards, didn't even take a snap before his team was already up 7-nothing.

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Smyrna Downs La Vergne 28-7
Smyrna Downs La Vergne 28-7

Smyrna football continues their streak against La Vergne with a 28-to-7 win at home. Bulldogs sophomore quarterback John Turner, who was 7-of-10 passing for 142 yards, didn't even take a snap before his team was already up 7-nothing.

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Heat Index Could Create Game Issues
Heat Index Could Create Game Issues

The hottest weather of the summer is on tap for the next several days and that could affect outdoor sports, like football.

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Heat Index Could Create Game Issues
Heat Index Could Create Game Issues

The hottest weather of the summer is on tap for the next several days and that could affect outdoor sports, like football.

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Smyrna / La Vergne Football Preview
Smyrna / La Vergne Football Preview

The local football seasons begins with "rival week" for area District 7-AAA teams. The regular season kicks off with La Vergne at Smyrna, a huge rival game with north Rutherford County bragging rights on the line.

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Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway
Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway

It's the last week of tune-ups for local high school football teams. WGNS' Bryan Barrett says they'll get a dress rehearsal under the lights this week.

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Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner Debuts Saturday
Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner Debuts Saturday

With the start of prep football, it's time to hear what the coaches have to say about their teams. This Saturday, the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner will debut for the 23rd year.

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Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner Debuts Saturday
Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner Debuts Saturday

With the start of prep football, it's time to hear what the coaches have to say about their teams. This Saturday, the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner will debut for the 23rd year.

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Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway
Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway

It's the last week of tune-ups for local high school football teams. WGNS' Bryan Barrett says they'll get a dress rehearsal under the lights this week.

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Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway
Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway

It's the last week of tune-ups for local high school football teams. WGNS' Bryan Barrett says they'll get a dress rehearsal under the lights this week.

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Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway
Prep Football Coverage Gets Underway

It's the last week of tune-ups for local high school football teams. WGNS' Bryan Barrett says they'll get a dress rehearsal under the lights this week.

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105 Report to MT Football Camp for Start of Drills
105 Report to MT Football Camp for Start of Drills

Head Coach Rick Stockstill welcomed 105 veterans and newcomers Sunday as the team officially reported for the start of fall drills. The first official practice is set for Monday at 4:20 PM and is open to the public.

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105 Report to MT Football Camp for Start of Drills
105 Report to MT Football Camp for Start of Drills

Head Coach Rick Stockstill welcomed 105 veterans and newcomers Sunday as the team officially reported for the start of fall drills. The first official practice is set for Monday at 4:20 PM and is open to the public.

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Monte Hale to Co-Host Prep Coaches Shows
Monte Hale to Co-Host Prep Coaches Shows

Longtime Rutherford County sports writer and co-host of All Sports Talk, Monte Hale, Jr., will join Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins this fall to co-host the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner.

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Monte Hale to Co-Host Prep Coaches Shows
Monte Hale to Co-Host Prep Coaches Shows

Longtime Rutherford County sports writer and co-host of All Sports Talk, Monte Hale, Jr., will join Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins this fall to co-host the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner.

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Volleyball for all ages in Murfreesboro!
Volleyball for all ages in Murfreesboro!

When is the last time you said to yourself, "I sure do want to slam a volleyball while beating another team?" Perhaps never or perhaps just yesterday... 

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Coed Basketball in Murfreesboro is FUN!
Coed Basketball in Murfreesboro is FUN!

Coed Basketball is going strong in Murfreesboro. The Murfreesboro Adult Basketball League host some of the best adult players in the area.

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Massive new Murfreesboro tennis complex to be finished by 2015.
Massive new Murfreesboro tennis complex to be finished by 2015.

The City of Murfreesboro is partnering with MTSU and the Christy Houston Foundation on the new $5.8 million dollar indoor tennis facility at Old Fort Park adjacent to the 16-court outdoor complex.

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Oakland at Blackman Football Game Now Aug. 24th on ESPN2
Oakland at Blackman Football Game Now Aug. 24th on ESPN2

What was probably the worst kept secret around high school football is now official. Oakland will play at Blackman on Sunday, August 24th nationally on ESPN2 at 11am. 

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Oakland at Blackman Football Game Now Aug. 24th on ESPN2
Oakland at Blackman Football Game Now Aug. 24th on ESPN2

What was probably the worst kept secret around high school football is now official. Oakland will play at Blackman on Sunday, August 24th nationally on ESPN2 at 11am. 

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Check out these shots from the 2014 State Hershey Track and Field games
Check out these shots from the 2014 State Hershey Track and Field games

These photos are from the 2014 State Hershey Track and Field games held at Riverdale High School.

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MT unveils #TRUE marketing campaign

MT Athletics unveiled #TRUE as its marketing theme for next season, a more consistent and distinctive advertising concept that will be used by all 17 teams and also connects to the University's ongoing "I am True Blue" brand.

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MT unveils #TRUE marketing campaign

MT Athletics unveiled #TRUE as its marketing theme for next season, a more consistent and distinctive advertising concept that will be used by all 17 teams and also connects to the University's ongoing "I am True Blue" brand.

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WOW: Football signups already in Murfreesboro
WOW: Football signups already in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Football League signups are underway. Registration is Monday thru Friday...

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WOW: Football signups already in Murfreesboro
WOW: Football signups already in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Football League signups are underway. Registration is Monday thru Friday...

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Riverdale Football Hall of Fame Banquet

Riverdale High School will host its 2014 Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, July 18th at Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro at 6:30 p.m.

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Riverdale Football Hall of Fame Banquet

Riverdale High School will host its 2014 Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, July 18th at Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro at 6:30 p.m.

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Former Blue Raider McHenry Back with Colorado
Former Blue Raider McHenry Back with Colorado

For the second time this season, former Middle Tennessee baseball standout Michael McKenry has been recalled to the Colorado Rockies from AAA Colorado Springs.

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Former Blue Raider McHenry Back with Colorado
Former Blue Raider McHenry Back with Colorado

For the second time this season, former Middle Tennessee baseball standout Michael McKenry has been recalled to the Colorado Rockies from AAA Colorado Springs.

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Oakland High Youth Basketball Camp June 19-21
Oakland High Youth Basketball Camp June 19-21

Oakland High School will host a youth basketball camp June 19th through 21st at the school. The camp, which is being run by former player Chassion Allen, is a way for him to give back to the school. 

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Oakland High Youth Basketball Camp June 19-21
Oakland High Youth Basketball Camp June 19-21

Oakland High School will host a youth basketball camp June 19th through 21st at the school. The camp, which is being run by former player Chassion Allen, is a way for him to give back to the school. 

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18 Blue Raiders participating in Summer League Baseball
18 Blue Raiders participating in Summer League Baseball

There will be 18 Middle Tennessee baseball student-athletes participating in a dozen different collegiate summer leagues in 2014. A few of the Blue Raiders have already begun, while others start within the next two weeks.

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18 Blue Raiders participating in Summer League Baseball
18 Blue Raiders participating in Summer League Baseball

There will be 18 Middle Tennessee baseball student-athletes participating in a dozen different collegiate summer leagues in 2014. A few of the Blue Raiders have already begun, while others start within the next two weeks.

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Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships
Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships

Hundreds filled World Outreach Church Tuesday night as the Blackman Lady Blaze received their state and national basketball championship rings. Coach Chad Hibdon says they wanted to make it a community celebration.

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Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships
Blackman Community Celebrates Lady Blaze Championships

Hundreds filled World Outreach Church Tuesday night as the Blackman Lady Blaze received their state and national basketball championship rings. Coach Chad Hibdon says they wanted to make it a community celebration.

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BSB: Central Magnet's Best Season Ends in Final Four

In the brief four-year history of Central Magnet School's baseball program, 2014 will go down as the best yet. 

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BSB: Central Magnet's Best Season Ends in Final Four

In the brief four-year history of Central Magnet School's baseball program, 2014 will go down as the best yet. 

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BSB: Riverdale Forces Two Games, Falls Short of Championship Game
BSB: Riverdale Forces Two Games, Falls Short of Championship Game

Riverdale won one game to force a winner take all bracket championship with Farragut. The Warriors shut out the Admirals in game one 4-nothing, but fell 3-2 in the if necessary game at Siegel Thursday. 

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BSB: Riverdale Forces Two Games, Falls Short of Championship Game
BSB: Riverdale Forces Two Games, Falls Short of Championship Game

Riverdale won one game to force a winner take all bracket championship with Farragut. The Warriors shut out the Admirals in game one 4-nothing, but fell 3-2 in the if necessary game at Siegel Thursday. 

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BSB: Riverdale Stays Alive, Central Falls to Losers Bracket
BSB: Riverdale Stays Alive, Central Falls to Losers Bracket

Riverdale's Brady Puckett pitched the Warriors into tonight's loser's bracket final and a step from a final four matchup with Farragut with a 3-1 win over Cookeville. Central Magnet falls to loser's bracket.

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BSB: Riverdale Stays Alive, Central Falls to Losers Bracket
BSB: Riverdale Stays Alive, Central Falls to Losers Bracket

Riverdale's Brady Puckett pitched the Warriors into tonight's loser's bracket final and a step from a final four matchup with Farragut with a 3-1 win over Cookeville. Central Magnet falls to loser's bracket.

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BSB: Central Magnet in Final Four

After being sent to the loser's bracket by CAK, the Central Magnet Tigers had to battle Spring Hill for the right to face the Knights again.

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BSB: Central Magnet in Final Four

After being sent to the loser's bracket by CAK, the Central Magnet Tigers had to battle Spring Hill for the right to face the Knights again.

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BSB: Seventh Inning Heroics Propel Riverdale to Final Four
BSB: Seventh Inning Heroics Propel Riverdale to Final Four

After cruising along to the seventh inning with a 7-1 lead, Ravenwood came off the deck for six runs to tie the game with Riverdale. But Riverdale gets a run in the bottom of the seventh to win 8-7.

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BSB: Seventh Inning Heroics Propel Riverdale to Final Four
BSB: Seventh Inning Heroics Propel Riverdale to Final Four

After cruising along to the seventh inning with a 7-1 lead, Ravenwood came off the deck for six runs to tie the game with Riverdale. But Riverdale gets a run in the bottom of the seventh to win 8-7.

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BSB: Riverdale Falls in Opening Game
BSB: Riverdale Falls in Opening Game

Twice before in the last two years, Riverdale baseball has had to fight back through the losers' bracket in Spring Fling. This year will make it three as they dropped a 10-to-1 decision to Ravenwood Tuesday. 

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BSB: Riverdale Falls in Opening Game
BSB: Riverdale Falls in Opening Game

Twice before in the last two years, Riverdale baseball has had to fight back through the losers' bracket in Spring Fling. This year will make it three as they dropped a 10-to-1 decision to Ravenwood Tuesday. 

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BSB: Central Magnet Survives Ripley Comeback Attempt
BSB: Central Magnet Survives Ripley Comeback Attempt

The Central Magnet Tigers, up 4-to-1 had to survive a seventh inning comeback attempt by Ripley for a 4-3 win.

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BSB: Central Magnet Survives Ripley Comeback Attempt
BSB: Central Magnet Survives Ripley Comeback Attempt

The Central Magnet Tigers, up 4-to-1 had to survive a seventh inning comeback attempt by Ripley for a 4-3 win.

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SFT: Oakland Squeezed Out of Spring Fling

Despite battling back, down 2-nothing on the road at Soddy Daisy, Oakland softball drops a heart breaker to end their season in the sectional championship game 5-to-4.

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SFT: Oakland Squeezed Out of Spring Fling

Despite battling back, down 2-nothing on the road at Soddy Daisy, Oakland softball drops a heart breaker to end their season in the sectional championship game 5-to-4.

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BSB: Riverdale Spring Fling Bound
BSB: Riverdale Spring Fling Bound

Brady Puckett has been leading his team with the bat this week in region play. Friday night, it was his dominating performance on the mound in the sectionals that led Riverdale to their third consecutive Spring Fling Baseball Championships

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BSB: Riverdale Spring Fling Bound
BSB: Riverdale Spring Fling Bound

Brady Puckett has been leading his team with the bat this week in region play. Friday night, it was his dominating performance on the mound in the sectionals that led Riverdale to their third consecutive Spring Fling Baseball Championships

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BSB: Riverdale Three-Peats as Region Champs
BSB: Riverdale Three-Peats as Region Champs

Riverdale got great starting pitching and used the long-ball to down Tullahoma for the third straight year in the region championship game 9-to-2. Brady Pucket hit homers in the first and second innings off two different Wildcat pitchers.

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BSB: Riverdale Three-Peats as Region Champs
BSB: Riverdale Three-Peats as Region Champs

Riverdale got great starting pitching and used the long-ball to down Tullahoma for the third straight year in the region championship game 9-to-2. Brady Pucket hit homers in the first and second innings off two different Wildcat pitchers.

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Prep Region Semifinals Monday Night
Prep Region Semifinals Monday Night

Several local softball and baseball teams will be vying for a spot in the region and sectional finals tonight (Monday) in semifinal action. On WGNS, the Oakland Lady Patriots will battle Lincoln County. Airtime will be 6:20pm with a 6:30pm first pitch.

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Prep Region Semifinals Monday Night
Prep Region Semifinals Monday Night

Several local softball and baseball teams will be vying for a spot in the region and sectional finals tonight (Monday) in semifinal action. On WGNS, the Oakland Lady Patriots will battle Lincoln County. Airtime will be 6:20pm with a 6:30pm first pitch.

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SFT: Oakland Claims 7-AAA Title

The Oakland Lady Patriots claim the 2014 District 7-AAA tournament title, defeating Smyrna 6-to-4, in two games. Smyrna, sent to the losers bracket by Oakland Monday, forced game two with a 5-1 win over the Lady Patriots.

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SFT: Oakland Claims 7-AAA Title

The Oakland Lady Patriots claim the 2014 District 7-AAA tournament title, defeating Smyrna 6-to-4, in two games. Smyrna, sent to the losers bracket by Oakland Monday, forced game two with a 5-1 win over the Lady Patriots.

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SB: Oakland Holds Off Smyrna
SB: Oakland Holds Off Smyrna

Oakland scored four runs in the forth inning and held off Smyrna 4-3 to advance to the District 7-AAA Softball Tournament championship game. Pinch hitter Michelle Williams came to bat in the fourth with the bases loaded, in a tie game.

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SB: Oakland Holds Off Smyrna
SB: Oakland Holds Off Smyrna

Oakland scored four runs in the forth inning and held off Smyrna 4-3 to advance to the District 7-AAA Softball Tournament championship game. Pinch hitter Michelle Williams came to bat in the fourth with the bases loaded, in a tie game.

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BB & SB: D7 Recap
BB & SB: D7 Recap

In game one of the doubleheader heard on WGNS Friday, Oakland came from behind to defeat Smyrna 6-3. A Penn Moore double for Oakland scored two and they took a 4-3 lead.

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BB & SB: D7 Recap
BB & SB: D7 Recap

In game one of the doubleheader heard on WGNS Friday, Oakland came from behind to defeat Smyrna 6-3. A Penn Moore double for Oakland scored two and they took a 4-3 lead.

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BB: Oakland Downs Blackman in Night of Upsets
BB: Oakland Downs Blackman in Night of Upsets

Strong pitching from sophomore Brice Bogle and Justin Wilson's two-for-three night with the bat helped Oakland past Blackman 5-nothing in the opening round of the District 7-Triple-A Tournament.

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BB: Oakland Downs Blackman in Night of Upsets
BB: Oakland Downs Blackman in Night of Upsets

Strong pitching from sophomore Brice Bogle and Justin Wilson's two-for-three night with the bat helped Oakland past Blackman 5-nothing in the opening round of the District 7-Triple-A Tournament.

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District 7AAA Baseball Tournament Bracket

The District 7-AAA Baseball Tournament bracket can be downloaded here:

DOWNLOAD BASEBALL TOURNEY BRACKET

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SB: Smyrna Outlasts Siegel; District Race Tightens
SB: Smyrna Outlasts Siegel; District Race Tightens

As if things weren't interesting enough in the District 7-AAA softball race, they just got more interesting. Smyrna defeated Siegel 6-5 last (Thursday) night with only a half-game lead separating Oakland, Siegel and Smyrna.

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SB: Smyrna Outlasts Siegel; District Race Tightens
SB: Smyrna Outlasts Siegel; District Race Tightens

As if things weren't interesting enough in the District 7-AAA softball race, they just got more interesting. Smyrna defeated Siegel 6-5 last (Thursday) night with only a half-game lead separating Oakland, Siegel and Smyrna.

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SB: Oakland Escapes Riverdale with 2-Nothing Win
SB: Oakland Escapes Riverdale with 2-Nothing Win

Oakland softball, behind Lacie Rinus' eight strike outs, won 2-nothing at Riverdale Tuesday night. The Lady Pats pitcher only gave up two hits to the Lady Warriors, which beat Oakland March 26th 9-nothing. 

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SB: Oakland Escapes Riverdale with 2-Nothing Win
SB: Oakland Escapes Riverdale with 2-Nothing Win

Oakland softball, behind Lacie Rinus' eight strike outs, won 2-nothing at Riverdale Tuesday night. The Lady Pats pitcher only gave up two hits to the Lady Warriors, which beat Oakland March 26th 9-nothing. 

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SB: Lady Stars Edge Riverdale
SB: Lady Stars Edge Riverdale

The Siegel softball team is tied with Oakland for first place in a tight District 7-Triple A race after edging Riverdale 3-2. The Lady Stars struck first in the bottom of the second for two runs and tacked on another in the fifth.

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SB: Lady Stars Edge Riverdale
SB: Lady Stars Edge Riverdale

The Siegel softball team is tied with Oakland for first place in a tight District 7-Triple A race after edging Riverdale 3-2. The Lady Stars struck first in the bottom of the second for two runs and tacked on another in the fifth.

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BB: Riverdale Ends Siegel Win Streak at 15
BB: Riverdale Ends Siegel Win Streak at 15

The Riverdale Warriors went extra innings for the second straight night with the Siegel Stars. This time, it was the Warriors ninth-inning heroics that led them to a 3-2 win.

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BB: Riverdale Ends Siegel Win Streak at 15
BB: Riverdale Ends Siegel Win Streak at 15

The Riverdale Warriors went extra innings for the second straight night with the Siegel Stars. This time, it was the Warriors ninth-inning heroics that led them to a 3-2 win.

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Blaze QB Jennings Picks Vols
Blaze QB Jennings Picks Vols

Blackman standout Jauan Jennings has committed to play football at the University of Tennessee. He chose Knoxville over Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, Ohio State and Northwestern during a press conference at Blackman High.

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Blaze QB Jennings Picks Vols
Blaze QB Jennings Picks Vols

Blackman standout Jauan Jennings has committed to play football at the University of Tennessee. He chose Knoxville over Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, Ohio State and Northwestern during a press conference at Blackman High.

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SB: Lady Dawgs Fifth Lifts Them Over Blackman
SB: Lady Dawgs Fifth Lifts Them Over Blackman

Smyrna uses a big fifth inning to propel them to a 13-3 win over Blackman in six-innings in softball. The Lady Blaze pitching staff saw 14 batters in the fifth inning, leading to eight Lady Bulldogs runs. 

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SB: Lady Dawgs Fifth Lifts Them Over Blackman
SB: Lady Dawgs Fifth Lifts Them Over Blackman

Smyrna uses a big fifth inning to propel them to a 13-3 win over Blackman in six-innings in softball. The Lady Blaze pitching staff saw 14 batters in the fifth inning, leading to eight Lady Bulldogs runs. 

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Riverdale's Middleton Shining at McDonald's All American Events
Riverdale's Middleton Shining at McDonald's All American Events

Riverdale's Alexa Middleton won both the three point shootout and the skills competition in the McDonald's All-American Game events in Chicago.

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Eagleville Baseball Outlasts MTCS
Eagleville Baseball Outlasts MTCS

Eagleville's Christian Hill had the winning combination on the mound and with his bat. Hill's three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh lifted the Eagles to an 8-7 win over the Cougars.

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Riverdale's Middleton Shining at McDonald's All American Events
Riverdale's Middleton Shining at McDonald's All American Events

Riverdale's Alexa Middleton won both the three point shootout and the skills competition in the McDonald's All-American Game events in Chicago.

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Eagleville Baseball Outlasts MTCS
Eagleville Baseball Outlasts MTCS

Eagleville's Christian Hill had the winning combination on the mound and with his bat. Hill's three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh lifted the Eagles to an 8-7 win over the Cougars.

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Alysha Clark will not return in 2014-15
Alysha Clark will not return in 2014-15

Middle Tennessee women's basketball head coach Rick Insell announced that assistant coach Alysha Clark will not return for the 2014-15 season. Clark, whose contract ends on April 22, will return to the WNBA's Seattle Storm.

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Alysha Clark will not return in 2014-15
Alysha Clark will not return in 2014-15

Middle Tennessee women's basketball head coach Rick Insell announced that assistant coach Alysha Clark will not return for the 2014-15 season. Clark, whose contract ends on April 22, will return to the WNBA's Seattle Storm.

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MT's Jones to Participate in All-Star game at the Final Four
MT's Jones to Participate in All-Star game at the Final Four

Senior Shawn Jones of the Middle Tennessee men's basketball team (24-9, 13-3 C-USA) will participate in the 2014 Reese's Division I College All-Star Game as announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Tuesday morning.

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Sunday MT Baseball start time vs. Rice moved to 11 a.m.
Sunday MT Baseball start time vs. Rice moved to 11 a.m.

Sunday's baseball game between Middle Tennessee and Rice, originally slated for a noon first pitch, has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. The game is being moved to accommodate Rice's travel plans in returning to Houston.

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Olympic Hopeful from Murfreesboro Takes Home Gold in Gymnastics Event
Olympic Hopeful from Murfreesboro Takes Home Gold in Gymnastics Event

Sanders also took home gold and was proclaimed the State Champion in the Floor Exercise and on the Parallel Bars.

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Lady Raiders Set Selection Show Plans
Lady Raiders Set Selection Show Plans

Middle Tennessee women's basketball will host a selection show viewing party on Monday in the ballroom of the new Student Union Building on campus. st in program history. The Raiders have won 14 conference tournament titles, five under head coach Rick Insell.

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49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions
49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions

Rutherford County boys basketball is the home of a state champion for the first time in 49-years. The Blackman Blaze come from behind to defeat Oak Ridge 60-58. The Blaze came from eight down in the fourth and used a 14-nothing run to take the lead late. 

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AAA Boys State Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results
AAA Boys State Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results

The Blackman and Siegel boys are playing in the Class AAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships March 12th - 15th. We have the bracket, games and results here. All games are played at MTSU's Murphy Center and Monte Hale Arena.

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49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions
49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions

Rutherford County boys basketball is the home of a state champion for the first time in 49-years. The Blackman Blaze come from behind to defeat Oak Ridge 52-46. The Blaze came from eight down in the fourth and used a 14-nothing run to take the lead late. 

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49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions
49-Year Drought Is Over, Blackman Boys State Champions

Rutherford County boys basketball is the home of a state champion for the first time in 49-years. The Blackman Blaze come from behind to defeat Oak Ridge 60-58. The Blaze came from eight down in the fourth and used a 14-nothing run to take the lead late. 

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Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Claim Championships
Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Claim Championships

The Blackman boys defeated Oak Ridge 60-58 to claim Rutherford County's first state championship in boys basketball since 1965. The Lady Raiders down Southern Miss 84-55 to claim the first CUSA women's basketball tournament championship in only their first year.

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Blue Raiders power past USM to claim C-USA title
Blue Raiders power past USM to claim C-USA title

No. 22/25 Middle Tennessee's explosive offense helped the Blue Raiders prevail 84-55 over Southern Miss, giving the Blue Raiders their first Conference USA Championship title. The victory marked the 14th conference tournament title in program history and clinched the school's 17th NCAA Tournament berth.

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49 Years Ago: Central Boys Basketball State Champions (PHOTOS)
49 Years Ago: Central Boys Basketball State Champions (PHOTOS)

Victor McCauley shared these pictures from the 1965 Central High state championship basketball team. Saturday, the Blackman boys became the first team since that Tiger team to win the title. The photos were from a Central yearbook.

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49 Years Ago: Central Boys Basketball State Champions (PHOTOS)
49 Years Ago: Central Boys Basketball State Champions (PHOTOS)

Victor McCauley shared these pictures from the 1965 Central High state championship basketball team. Saturday, the Blackman boys became the first team since that Tiger team to win the title. The photos were from a Central yearbook.

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MTCS Hires New Football Coach
MTCS Hires New Football Coach

Fred Shambaugh from California has been hired as the new head football coach at Middle Tennessee Christian School. He has most recently been an assistant coach at Centennial High School in Corona, California. He was most recently head coach at Beckman High before resigning in 2011.

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MTCS Hires New Football Coach
MTCS Hires New Football Coach

Fred Shambaugh from California has been hired as the new head football coach at Middle Tennessee Christian School. He has most recently been an assistant coach at Centennial High School in Corona, California. He was most recently head coach at Beckman High before resigning in 2011. 

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Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Advance to Title Games, MTSU Men Fall In Semifinals
Blackman Boys, Lady Raiders Advance to Title Games, MTSU Men Fall In Semifinals

The Blackman boys and MT Lady Raiders advance to the title games and the Middle men play this afternoon, hoping to make it three for three. Blackman defeated Brentwood 47-41 in the semifinals of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. The Lady Raiders defeat FIU 64-57 in the CUSA semis. The MTSU men fell to Tulsa 76-69 in the Conference USA semifinals.

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Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game
Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game

It's been 30 years since a Rutherford County team has even been in the championship game and 49 years since the last win. The Blackman boys defeated Brentwood 47-41 to advance to the title game of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. (AUDIO, PODCAST & INTERVIEWS)

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Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game
Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game

It's been 30 years since a Rutherford County team has even been in the championship game and 49 years since the last win. The Blackman boys defeated Brentwood 47-41 to advance to the title game of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. (AUDIO, PODCAST & INTERVIEWS)

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Raiders topple FIU, advance to C-USA Championship game
Raiders topple FIU, advance to C-USA Championship game

No. 20/22 Middle Tennessee used double-double efforts from Ebony Rowe and Olivia Jones to down FIU, 64-57, on Friday to advance to the Conference USA Championship game.

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Blackman's Dangerfield Gatorade Player of the Year
Blackman's Dangerfield Gatorade Player of the Year

For the second time in three years, Rutherford County is the home of the Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year in girls basketball. Blackman sophomore point guard Crystal Dangerfield was selected among the state's best players. 

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Blackman's Dangerfield Gatorade Player of the Year
Blackman's Dangerfield Gatorade Player of the Year

For the second time in three years, Rutherford County is the home of the Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year in girls basketball. Blackman sophomore point guard Crystal Dangerfield was selected among the state's best players. 

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Blackman's Dangerfield Gatorade Player of the Year
Blackman's Dangerfield Gatorade Player of the Year

For the second time in three years, Rutherford County is the home of the Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year in girls basketball. Blackman sophomore point guard Crystal Dangerfield was selected among the state's best players. 

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Conference USA Men's & Woman's Tournament Bracket & Results
Conference USA Men's & Woman's Tournament Bracket & Results

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and Lady Raiders will be playing in the Conference USA Basketball Championships March 11-15 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. Check out the brackets here.

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Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win
Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win

The Blackman Blaze win their first state tournament game, defeating Memphis Hamilton 72-63. They outscored the Wildcats 10-to-2 in the final two minutes to win.

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Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime
Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime

The Siegel boys fought to the very end, but came up on the short end of a 86-80 overtime contest with Arlington in the boys state tournament. The Stars, down six with less than a minute to play in regulation, tied the game on a Ryan Jones basket as time expired.

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Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime

The Siegel boys fought to the very end, but came up on the short end of a 86-80 overtime contest with Arlington in the boys state tournament. The Stars, down six with less than a minute to play in regulation, tied the game on a Ryan Jones basket as time expired.

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Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win
Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win

The Blackman Blaze win their first state tournament game, defeating Memphis Hamilton 72-63. They outscored the Wildcats 10-to-2 in the final two minutes to win.

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Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime
Siegel Boys Fall in Overtime

The Siegel boys fought to the very end, but came up on the short end of a 86-80 overtime contest with Arlington in the boys state tournament. The Stars, down six with less than a minute to play in regulation, tied the game on a Ryan Jones basket as time expired.

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MTCS to Announce Football Coach
MTCS to Announce Football Coach

Middle Tennessee Christian School is set to announce their new football coach. 

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MTCS to Announce Football Coach
MTCS to Announce Football Coach

Middle Tennessee Christian School is set to announce their new football coach. 

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Jeremy Moore Returns to Coach La Vergne

Jeremy Moore has been selected the next head coach of the La Vergne boys basketball team. He'll replace Chris Chambers, who announced he's stepping down to pursue administration opportunities.

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Special Edition of MTCS Cougar Corner this Saturday with new football coach
Special Edition of MTCS Cougar Corner this Saturday with new football coach

WGNS Primetime Sports will air a special MTCS Cougar Corner this Saturday morning at 9am with the new head football coach. 

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AAA Girls State Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results
AAA Girls State Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results

The Blackman girls are playing in the Class AAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships March 5th - 8th. We have the bracket, games and results here. All games are played at MTSU's Murphy Center and Monte Hale Arena.

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AUDIO: Siegel's Ben Dotson Talks About Arlington Matchup in State Tournament

Siegel's Ben Dotson talks to WGNS' Bryan Barrett about his team's first round boys state tournament opponent, Arlington.

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AUDIO: Blackman's Barry Wortman Talks About Hamilton Matchup in State Tournament

Blackman's Barry Wortman talks to WGNS' Bryan Barrett about his team's first round boys state tournament opponent, Hamilton.

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Alexa Middleton, Riverdale: 2014 Miss Basketball
Alexa Middleton, Riverdale: 2014 Miss Basketball

Alexa Middleton from Riverdale was named Miss Basketball for 2014 in Class AAA. The other two finalists were Crystal Dangerfield from Blackman High School and Keiana Gilbert of Columbia Central High School. 

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Alexa Middleton, Riverdale: 2014 Miss Basketball
Alexa Middleton, Riverdale: 2014 Miss Basketball

Alexa Middleton from Riverdale was named Miss Basketball for 2014 in Class AAA. The other two finalists were Crystal Dangerfield from Blackman High School and Keiana Gilbert of Columbia Central High School. 

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AUDIO: Chad Hibdon Postgame Interview after Mt. Juliet Win
AUDIO: Chad Hibdon Postgame Interview after Mt. Juliet Win

WGNS' Bryan Barrett talks with Blackman Lady Blaze head coach Chad Hibdon after their 55-46 win over Mt. Juliet

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Blackman Girls Reach Championship Game
Blackman Girls Reach Championship Game

The Blackman girls have reached the state championship game for the first time in school history, defeated Mt. Juliet 55-46 in the semifinals. The Lady Bears pounded the ball inside and Blackman had to use a lot of players to defend the post.

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Blackman Girls Reach Championship Game
Blackman Girls Reach Championship Game

The Blackman girls have reached the state championship game for the first time in school history, defeated Mt. Juliet 55-46 in the semifinals. The Lady Bears pounded the ball inside and Blackman had to use a lot of players to defend the post.

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AAA Sectional Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results
AAA Sectional Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results

Blackman and Oakland girls along with Siegel and Blackman boys will be participating in the AAA Sectional Tournaments. The girls will play Saturday and the boys Monday. We have the schedule and results here.

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Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game
Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game

The number one ranked Blackman Lady Blaze survived a war of attrition and withstood a slowdown game to defeat Houston 52-38. It's Blackman's first win in the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball State Championships in now their third time in the tournament.

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Chad Hibdon Postgame Interview After Win over Houston
Chad Hibdon Postgame Interview After Win over Houston

WGNS' Bryan Barrett caught up with Blackman girls coach Chad Hibdon after their 52-38 win over Houston.

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Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game
Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game

The number one ranked Blackman Lady Blaze survived a war of attrition and withstood a slowdown game to defeat Houston 52-38. It's Blackman's first win in the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball State Championships in now their third time in the tournament.

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Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce encourages YOU to watch the High School TSSAA games at MTSU
Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce encourages YOU to watch the High School TSSAA games at MTSU

Don't miss out on all of the fun and excitement at the 2014 TSSAA BlueCross State Basketball Championships!  Come to MTSU's Murphy Center to watch hoop action at its finest.

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Blackman Boys Stone the Panthers
Blackman Boys Stone the Panthers

An 8-nothing start for Stone Memorial to open the game looked like trouble for Blackman. However, the Blaze battled back to take the halftime lead and they never looked back. Blackman defeated Stone Memorial 69-55 to advance to their third straight Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Siegel Boys in 7th State Tournament in 11 Years
Siegel Boys in 7th State Tournament in 11 Years

It took Siegel awhile to shake off the Mustangs, but a second half charge led the Stars over Walker Valley 69-41. Siegel dealt with a Walker Valley zone defense for a time. But senior Aden Burton busted them out of it, finishing the game with 22 points, 14 of those in the first half.

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Blackman Boys Stone the Panthers
Blackman Boys Stone the Panthers

An 8-nothing start for Stone Memorial to open the game looked like trouble for Blackman. However, the Blaze battled back to take the halftime lead and they never looked back. Blackman defeated Stone Memorial 69-55 to advance to their third straight Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Siegel Boys in 7th State Tournament in 11 Years
Siegel Boys in 7th State Tournament in 11 Years

It took Siegel awhile to shake off the Mustangs, but a second half charge led the Stars over Walker Valley 69-41. Siegel dealt with a Walker Valley zone defense for a time. But senior Aden Burton busted them out of it, finishing the game with 22 points, 14 of those in the first half.

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Siegel / Blackman Boys Forced to Wait One Day

They'll have to wait another day to see if they will be playing in the boys state tournament. Blackman at Stone Memorial in Crossville and Walker Valley at Siegel in Murfreesboro are among the boys sectional postponments due to ice and snow.

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Siegel / Blackman Boys Forced to Wait One Day

They'll have to wait another day to see if they will be playing in the boys state tournament. Blackman at Stone Memorial in Crossville and Walker Valley at Siegel in Murfreesboro are among the boys sectional postponments due to ice and snow.

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How Teams are
How Teams are "Bracketed" in State Tournament

For those who've never been to the state tournament draw for the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships, you might be interested to know how the teams are determined. Coaches are asked to draw numbered "bingo" balls. 

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How Teams are
How Teams are "Bracketed" in State Tournament

For those who've never been to the state tournament draw for the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships, you might be interested to know how the teams are determined. Coaches are asked to draw numbered "bingo" balls. 

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Blackman Girls to State, Oakland Falls Short
Blackman Girls to State, Oakland Falls Short

The Blackman girls flexed their muscle early and left no doubt why they're ranked number one nationally and in the state. A 16-nothing run to start the game helped the Lady Blaze bury Cumberland County 72-39. 

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Blackman Girls to State, Oakland Falls Short
Blackman Girls to State, Oakland Falls Short

The Blackman girls flexed their muscle early and left no doubt why they're ranked number one nationally and in the state. A 16-nothing run to start the game helped the Lady Blaze bury Cumberland County 72-39. 

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Siegel Boys Claim Region Crown
Siegel Boys Claim Region Crown

Twice in their history, after falling in the district tournament championship game, Siegel (30-1) has come back to win the region tournament title. 2014 makes it three. The Stars beat Blackman (24-6) 59-52 to also secure a home sectional game next Monday. 

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Siegel Boys Claim Region Crown
Siegel Boys Claim Region Crown

Twice in their history, after falling in the district tournament championship game, Siegel (30-1) has come back to win the region tournament title. 2014 makes it three. The Stars beat Blackman (24-6) 59-52 to also secure a home sectional game next Monday. 

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Region 4AAA Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results
Region 4AAA Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results

Eight local boys and girls teams will participate in the Region 4AAA Basketball Tournament. First round games will be at the higher seed. Winners will play the semifinals and finals. With the District 7AAA sweep of District 8AAA in girls and boys, both region girls and boys semifinals and finals will be played at Siegel. Check out the brackets and results.

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Blackman Girls Hold Off Oakland for First Region Championship
Blackman Girls Hold Off Oakland for First Region Championship

The Oakland girls slowed the pace of the game and got to the fourth quarter only down one. But the Lady Blaze got timely shots and Oakland missed six free throws down the stretch.

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Blackman Girls Hold Off Oakland for First Region Championship
Blackman Girls Hold Off Oakland for First Region Championship

The Oakland girls slowed the pace of the game and got to the fourth quarter only down one. But the Lady Blaze got timely shots and Oakland missed six free throws down the stretch.

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Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals
Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals

Last year, Blackman was undefeated going in the region championship game. Siegel was playing the role of spoiler. They took the Blaze to overtime before Blackman finally wining 60-56. This year, after a regular season sweep of Blackman, Siegel was undefeated and looking for a tournament title. 

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Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals
Siegel / Blackman Meet Again in Region Finals

Last year, Blackman was undefeated going in the region championship game. Siegel was playing the role of spoiler. They took the Blaze to overtime before Blackman finally wining 60-56. This year, after a regular season sweep of Blackman, Siegel was undefeated and looking for a tournament title. 

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Blackman Girls Hold Off Oakland for First Region Championship
Blackman Girls Hold Off Oakland for First Region Championship

The Oakland girls slowed the pace of the game and got to the fourth quarter only down one. But the Lady Blaze got timely shots and Oakland missed six free throws down the stretch.

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Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight
Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight

For the seventh time in the school's 11-year history, the Siegel Stars are headed to the boys region championship game and sectional tournament. But it was a dog fight, as they outlasted Smyrna 55-42. 

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Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting
Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting

Blackman and La Vergne met six times on the basketball court this season. Tuesday's game meant the end of the season for one team. Blackman came out strong to ensure it wasn't them. 

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Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game
Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game

Blackman (29-1) take on the Oakland (26-5) in the Region 4-Triple-A girls championship game tonight (Wednesday). This will be the fourth meeting of the year between the two schools, with the Lady Blaze winning the previous matchups by double digits.

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Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight
Siegel Boys Win a Dog Fight

For the seventh time in the school's 11-year history, the Siegel Stars are headed to the boys region championship game and sectional tournament. But it was a dog fight, as they outlasted Smyrna 55-42. 

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Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting
Blackman Beats La Vergne in Sixth Meeting

Blackman and La Vergne met six times on the basketball court this season. Tuesday's game meant the end of the season for one team. Blackman came out strong to ensure it wasn't them. 

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Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game
Blackman versus Oakland in Girls 4AAA Title Game

Blackman (29-1) take on the Oakland (26-5) in the Region 4-Triple-A girls championship game tonight (Wednesday). This will be the fourth meeting of the year between the two schools, with the Lady Blaze winning the previous matchups by double digits.

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Lady Raiders Re-enters AP Poll at No. 23
Lady Raiders Re-enters AP Poll at No. 23

Middle Tennessee returned to the Associated Press Top 25 Women's Basketball poll after a two week hiatus. The Blue Raiders re-entered the poll at No. 23 on Monday.

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Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005
Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005

The ninth-ranked Oakland girls are in the region championship game and sectionals for the first time in nine years. They eliminated Smyrna from the postseason 50-39 last (Monday) night.

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Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005
Oakland Girls in Region Finals For First Time Since 2005

The ninth-ranked Oakland girls are in the region championship game and sectionals for the first time in nine years. They eliminated Smyrna from the postseason 50-39 last (Monday) night.

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Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion
Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion

Number one Blackman defeated two-time defending state champion Riverdale 82-66 to advance to the region championship game. Blackman went on a 10-to-1 run to start the third quarter, extending their two-point halftime lead to 15 by the end of the eight-minutes. 

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Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion
Blackman Beats Riverdale; There Will Be New State Champion

Number one Blackman defeated two-time defending state champion Riverdale 82-66 to advance to the region championship game. Blackman went on a 10-to-1 run to start the third quarter, extending their two-point halftime lead to 15 by the end of the eight-minutes. 

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Sellout Crowd at Region Girls Semis
Sellout Crowd at Region Girls Semis

A capacity crowd of over 21-hundred saw the Oakland and Blackman girls punch their ticket into the region championship game and a sectional berth last (Monday) night. The monstrous crowd assembled early. 

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Sellout Crowd at Region Girls Semis
Sellout Crowd at Region Girls Semis

A capacity crowd of over 21-hundred saw the Oakland and Blackman girls punch their ticket into the region championship game and a sectional berth last (Monday) night. The monstrous crowd assembled early. 

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Sellout Crowd at Region Girls Semis
Sellout Crowd at Region Girls Semis

A capacity crowd of over 21-hundred saw the Oakland and Blackman girls punch their ticket into the region championship game and a sectional berth last (Monday) night. The monstrous crowd assembled early. 

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How Sweep It Is: D7 Boys Eliminate D8
How Sweep It Is: D7 Boys Eliminate D8

It's a sweep for District 7-Triple-A teams in the opening round of the region tournament, eliminating District 8-Triple-A. It also brings both the girls and boys tournaments back to Murfreesboro, all games to be played at Siegel High School this week. 

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How Sweep It Is: D7 Boys Eliminate D8
How Sweep It Is: D7 Boys Eliminate D8

It's a sweep for District 7-Triple-A teams in the opening round of the region tournament, eliminating District 8-Triple-A. It also brings both the girls and boys tournaments back to Murfreesboro, all games to be played at Siegel High School this week. 

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Region 5A Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results
Region 5A Basketball Tournament Bracket & Results

MTCS girls and boys are participating in the Region 5A Basketball Tournament. First round games will be at the higher seed. Winners will play the semifinals and finals at East Robertson High School. We have the bracket and results for girls and boys.

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D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals
D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals

The Region 4-Triple-A girls quarterfinals were dominated by Rutherford County last (Friday) night.  The Riverdale girls went to Columbia and left no doubt they have more basketball to play. They whipped the Lady Lions 65-47 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals
D7 Girls Sweep Region Quarterfinals

The Region 4-Triple-A girls quarterfinals were dominated by Rutherford County last (Friday) night.  The Riverdale girls went to Columbia and left no doubt they have more basketball to play. They whipped the Lady Lions 65-47 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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One ticket, three games? Get yours for Blue Pride Saturday
One ticket, three games? Get yours for Blue Pride Saturday

Show your Blue Raider pride on Saturday, March 1, with a great deal to see three MTSU athletic contests for the price of one.

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District 7AAA GIRLS Regular Season & All-Tournament Teams
District 7AAA GIRLS Regular Season & All-Tournament Teams

District 7-AAA girls accolades have been handed out with the conclusion of the tournament. 

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Blackman Boys Upset Siegel, La Vergne Takes Third
Blackman Boys Upset Siegel, La Vergne Takes Third

It's a three-peat for the Blackman boys. They handed Siegel their first loss of the year, 80-65, in the District 7-AAA boys championship game. The Blaze built an early lead behind hot shooting and a 1-3-1 zone defense that the Stars struggled against.

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Blackman Boys Upset Siegel, La Vergne Takes Third
Blackman Boys Upset Siegel, La Vergne Takes Third

It's a three-peat for the Blackman boys. They handed Siegel their first loss of the year, 80-65, in the District 7-AAA boys championship game. The Blaze built an early lead behind hot shooting and a 1-3-1 zone defense that the Stars struggled against.

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District 7AAA BOYS Regular Season & All-Tournament Teams
District 7AAA BOYS Regular Season & All-Tournament Teams

District 7-AAA boys accolades have been handed out with the conclusion of the tournament. 

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District 7AAA Championship Week
District 7AAA Championship Week

The District 7-Triple-A basketball championships are on the line this week at Siegel High School. The Blackman girls, in the championship game for the fifth time in school history, will battle Oakland tonight (Monday) for the district title. 

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District 7AAA Championship Week
District 7AAA Championship Week

The District 7-Triple-A basketball championships are on the line this week at Siegel High School. The Blackman girls, in the championship game for the fifth time in school history, will battle Oakland tonight (Monday) for the district title. 

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Region Coaches Show this Saturday
Region Coaches Show this Saturday

Join us Saturday morning for the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air and MTCS Cougar Corner programs from Farmer’s Family Restaurant. It’s region basketball week. 

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Blackman Girls Claim District Tournament Championship, Riverdale Takes 3rd
Blackman Girls Claim District Tournament Championship, Riverdale Takes 3rd

The Blackman girls used a 16-0 run in the second quarter to beat Oakland 60-37. The Lady Blaze, now 27-and-1, shot light out from the field. They were 25-of-36 for 69-percent with two threes.

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Blackman Girls Claim District Tournament Championship, Riverdale Takes 3rd
Blackman Girls Claim District Tournament Championship, Riverdale Takes 3rd

The Blackman girls used a 16-0 run in the second quarter to beat Oakland 60-37. The Lady Blaze, now 27-and-1, shot light out from the field. They were 25-of-36 for 69-percent with two threes.

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Smyrna & Blackman Boys Advance to D7 Semis (plus other Friday scores)
Smyrna & Blackman Boys Advance to D7 Semis (plus other Friday scores)

A six-minute scoreless stretch for Oakland in the fourth quarter broke open a close game, leading Smyrna to a 40-32 win. Oakland, which struggled offensively, only shot 28-percent for the game.

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Smyrna & Blackman Boys Advance to D7 Semis (plus other Friday scores)
Smyrna & Blackman Boys Advance to D7 Semis (plus other Friday scores)

A six-minute scoreless stretch for Oakland in the fourth quarter broke open a close game, leading Smyrna to a 40-32 win. Oakland, which struggled offensively, only shot 28-percent for the game.

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Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)
Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)

The Oakland girls did something for the first time in 22 tries, nine years. The Lady Pats beat Riverdale 56-50 to claim second place in the upcoming district tournament and an automatic bye to the region. PHOTOS FROM THE GAMES & AREA SCORES.

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Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)
Oakland Girls Beat Riverdale for First Time in 9 Years (plus other Monday finals)

The Oakland girls did something for the first time in 22 tries, nine years. The Lady Pats beat Riverdale 56-50 to claim second place in the upcoming district tournament and an automatic bye to the region. PHOTOS FROM THE GAMES & AREA SCORES.

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Oakland Middle Boys Go Back to Back
Oakland Middle Boys Go Back to Back

The Oakland Middle Chargers claimed their second sectional championship in as many years, defeating Columbia Whitthorne 47-29. 

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Christiana Middle Girls Sectional Champions

After finishing runner up last year, the Christiana Lady Cougars were on a mission this year. Mission complete. Christiana beat the Lady Flames of Blackman for the second time this year, this time for the sectional championship.

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Christiana Middle Girls Sectional Champions

After finishing runner up last year, the Christiana Lady Cougars were on a mission this year. Mission complete. Christiana beat the Lady Flames of Blackman for the second time this year, this time for the sectional championship.

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Oakland Middle Boys Go Back to Back
Oakland Middle Boys Go Back to Back

The Oakland Middle Chargers claimed their second sectional championship in as many years, defeating Columbia Whitthorne 47-29. 

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Jamesha "MeMe" Jackson Commits to Tennessee

The Tennessee Lady Vols pick up another Murfreesboro girls basketball commitment. Blackman junior Jamasha "MeMe" Jackson announced over the weekend she had committed to play college basketball for Tennessee after a weekend visit.

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Jamesha
Jamesha "MeMe" Jackson Commits to Tennessee

The Tennessee Lady Vols pick up another Murfreesboro girls basketball commitment. Blackman junior Jamasha "MeMe" Jackson announced over the weekend she had committed to play college basketball for Tennessee after a weekend visit.

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Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores
Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores

The Siegel boys raced out to a 25 point first quarter lead and didn't look back, enroute to a 88-58 win over Riverdale. It was senior night for the Stars and one of their seniors, Aden Burton, certainly was shining, hitting seven 3-pointers for a game high 21 points.

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7AAA Basketball Tournament Seeding Scenarios
7AAA Basketball Tournament Seeding Scenarios

WGNS has broken down what we know, with one game left, about the District 7AAA Tournament seeding.

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3rd Annual RuCo Middle School All-Star Game

The 3rd Annual RuCo Middle School All-Star game will take place on Thursday, February 13th, at La Vergne Middle School. The events will begin at 5:30pm.

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3rd Annual RuCo Middle School All-Star Game

The 3rd Annual RuCo Middle School All-Star game will take place on Thursday, February 13th, at La Vergne Middle School. The events will begin at 5:30pm.

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Three Middle School Team Play for Sectional Title

Rutherford County will be well represented in the midstate middle school sectional finals. 

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Three Middle School Team Play for Sectional Title

Rutherford County will be well represented in the midstate middle school sectional finals. 

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Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores
Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores

The Siegel boys raced out to a 25 point first quarter lead and didn't look back, enroute to a 88-58 win over Riverdale. It was senior night for the Stars and one of their seniors, Aden Burton, certainly was shining, hitting seven 3-pointers for a game high 21 points.

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Siegel Boys Clinch 7AAA Title, plus other Tuesday scores
Siegel Boys Clinch 7AAA Title, plus other Tuesday scores

The Siegel boys clinched the 7-Triple-A regular season championship with a dominating 90-52 performance over Smyrna. Charles Clark, a McDonald's All American nominee, had 33 points, including six of the Stars' 11 three-pointers.

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Siegel Boys Clinch 7AAA Title, plus other Tuesday scores
Siegel Boys Clinch 7AAA Title, plus other Tuesday scores

The Siegel boys clinched the 7-Triple-A regular season championship with a dominating 90-52 performance over Smyrna. Charles Clark, a McDonald's All American nominee, had 33 points, including six of the Stars' 11 three-pointers.

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Blackman Sweeps Riverdale on the Road, plus all local Friday scores
Blackman Sweeps Riverdale on the Road, plus all local Friday scores

A crowd of around two-thousand saw another classic matchup between state powers Blackman and Riverdale. The Lady Blaze took complete control of the District 7-AAA race with a 58-49 win over the Lady Warriors. PLUS all local scores, District 7-AAA standings & photos.

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Blackman Sweeps Riverdale on the Road, plus all local Friday scores
Blackman Sweeps Riverdale on the Road, plus all local Friday scores

A crowd of around two-thousand saw another classic matchup between state powers Blackman and Riverdale. The Lady Blaze took complete control of the District 7-AAA race with a 58-49 win over the Lady Warriors. PLUS all local scores, District 7-AAA standings & photos.

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RuCo Middle School Tournament Semifinal Recap
RuCo Middle School Tournament Semifinal Recap

With 33 combined points from their inside players, Stewarts Creek was able to avenge an overtime loss earlier this year to Blackman and move into the girls championship game. The Lady Falcons defeated the Lady Flames 46-29. 

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RuCo Middle School Tournament Semifinal Recap
RuCo Middle School Tournament Semifinal Recap

With 33 combined points from their inside players, Stewarts Creek was able to avenge an overtime loss earlier this year to Blackman and move into the girls championship game. The Lady Falcons defeated the Lady Flames 46-29. 

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Blackman Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night prep scores

The nation's number one girls basketball team flexed their muscle in district play on the road. Blackman, behind balanced scoring and helped by early Smyrna turnovers, defeated the Lady Bulldogs 86-55. 

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Blackman Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night prep scores

The nation's number one girls basketball team flexed their muscle in district play on the road. Blackman, behind balanced scoring and helped by early Smyrna turnovers, defeated the Lady Bulldogs 86-55. 

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Boys Quarterfinal Recap
RuCo Middle School Basketball Boys Quarterfinal Recap

The boys quarterfinals saw no upsets but close games Tuesday night at Blackman Middle School. Check out the scores, the tournament schedule and bracket along with photos from the games at wgnsradio.com in sports.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Boys Quarterfinal Recap
RuCo Middle School Basketball Boys Quarterfinal Recap

The boys quarterfinals saw no upsets but close games Tuesday night at Blackman Middle School. Check out the scores, the tournament schedule and bracket along with photos from the games at wgnsradio.com in sports.

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Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Scores
Murfreesboro Youth Basketball Scores

2014 Murfreesboro Basketball League Week two scores have been released. WGNS has the update below...

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Lady Raiders at Southern Miss Wed Postponed

The Middle Tennessee women's basketball team's game at Southern Miss, originally scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. has been postponed due to inclement weather in the forecast. 

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Lady Raiders at Southern Miss Wed Postponed

The threat of wintery weather down in Hattisburg, Mississippi, has forced Southern Miss to reschedule their Wednesday game with the Lady Raiders. The game will be played on Wednesday, February 5th. Tipoff will be 7pm and pregame at 6:30pm here on Rutherford County's Blue Raider station, WGNS.

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Lady Raiders at Southern Miss Wed Postponed

The Middle Tennessee women's basketball team's game at Southern Miss, originally scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. has been postponed due to inclement weather in the forecast. 

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule
RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule

The second day of the county middle school tournament at Blackman Middle saw three dominating performances and and a one-point thriller between the four and five seed. Check out the scores and the schedule for the rest of the week, plus download an updated tournament bracket at wgnsradio.com in our sports section.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule
RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament: Monday Recap / Schedule

The second day of the county middle school tournament at Blackman Middle saw three dominating performances and and a one-point thriller between the four and five seed. Check out the scores and the schedule for the rest of the week, plus download an updated tournament bracket at wgnsradio.com in our sports section.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament Saturday Recap/Schedule

The Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Tournament saw six games at Blackman Middle School. Check out the scores and leading scorers for each team. Plus, an updated schedule for Monday and Tuesday.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament Saturday Recap/Schedule

The Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Tournament saw six games at Blackman Middle School. Check out the scores and leading scorers for each team. Plus, an updated schedule for Monday and Tuesday.

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RuCo Middle School Basketball Tournament Results/Schedule

We will update the scores from each day's action, along with the tournament bracket. Plus, WGNS will air the Thursday championship games on FM 100.5, FM 101.9, AM 1450, wgnsradio.com and WGNS Apps Saturday, February 1st at 6:30pm.

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Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.
Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament begins Saturday at Blackman Middle School. We now have the final tournament brackets for you to download.

Hear the championship games, delay aired on WGNS Saturday, February 1st around 6:30pm.

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Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.
Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament begins Saturday at Blackman Middle School. We now have the final tournament brackets for you to download.

Hear the championship games, delay aired on WGNS Saturday, February 1st around 6:30pm.

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Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.
Ruth. Co. Middle School Basketball Tournament Info.

The Rutherford County Middle School basketball tournament begins Saturday at Blackman Middle School. We now have the final tournament brackets for you to download.

Hear the championship games, delay aired on WGNS Saturday, February 1st around 6:30pm.

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Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores
Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores

The Riverdale girls outscored Smyrna by 16 in the second quarter and won on the road 86-73. After being tied at 17, the Lady Warriors built a lead they wouldn't relinquish.

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Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores
Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores

The Riverdale girls outscored Smyrna by 16 in the second quarter and won on the road 86-73. After being tied at 17, the Lady Warriors built a lead they wouldn't relinquish.

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Stewart Leaving MTCS for Briarcrest (with AUDIO)
Stewart Leaving MTCS for Briarcrest (with AUDIO)

MTCS is looking for a new football and baseball coach. Brian Stewart told students at MTCS Thursday he's accepted a position at Memphis Briarcrest as head football coach. *Listen to Bryan Barrett's interview with Brian Stewart...

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Stewart Leaving MTCS for Briarcrest (with AUDIO)
Stewart Leaving MTCS for Briarcrest (with AUDIO)

MTCS is looking for a new football and baseball coach. Brian Stewart told students at MTCS Thursday he's accepted a position at Memphis Briarcrest as head football coach. *Listen to Bryan Barrett's interview with Brian Stewart...

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Stewart Leaving MTCS for Briarcrest
Stewart Leaving MTCS for Briarcrest

MTCS is looking for a new football and baseball coach. Brian Stewart told students at MTCS Thursday he's accepted a position at Memphis Briarcrest as head football coach. 

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MTCS Splits with Forrest, Plus All Scores
MTCS Splits with Forrest, Plus All Scores

The MTCS girls held off Forrest 68-61. Abby Buckner had 37 points for the Lady Cougars, who improve to 15-4. The MTCS boys dropped their first district game of the year to Forrest 66-56.

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Blackman Wrestling Tied for 10th in Statewide Wrestling Poll

Blackman wrestling is tied for 10th in the Tennessee High School Wrestling Poll. They are tied with Walker Valley in the poll while Cleveland, from the same area, ranks at the top.

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AP Poll: New Girls #1, Five Area Teams in Top 10

The latest AP statewide basketball poll is out and for the first time in school history, the Blackman girls are on top. The Lady Blaze leapfrog Science Hill after defeating Riverdale 47-46 last week. 

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TOA Highlight: 2013 TSWA All-State Football Team
TOA Highlight: 2013 TSWA All-State Football Team
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association is out with their all-state football selections. Thirteen Rutherford County athletes from six different schools have been selected.
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Dec - Jan WGNS Basketball Broadcast Schedule
WGNS has announced the prep basketball broadcast schedule for the rest of December and January.
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Thursday Prep Roundup
In games heard on WGNS, Oakland fell at home, in girls and boys basketball, to Mt. Juliet. Emily Eubank had 11 for the Lady Patriots in their 42-30 loss. Free throws with just seconds left lifted Mt. Juliet to a 55-53 win over the Oakland boys. Ryan Givins had 12-points.
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Braves on WGNS For Years to Come
Braves on WGNS For Years to Come
WGNS has carried Braves baseball since 1982. Fans will continue to be able to hear Atlanta Braves baseball, with station managment and Dickey Broadcasting agreeing to a multi-year contract extension.
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Sports Recap & Preview of the Week
The Blue Raiders became bowl eligible while four area football teams continue their quest for a state championship. Middle Tennessee put together 556 yards of total offense en route to a 48-0 shutout over FIU at the annual Armed Forces and Veterans game at Floyd Stadium.
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MT Suffers Loss at N. Texas
MT Suffers Loss at N. Texas
Middle Tennessee could not slow down an explosive North Texas offense, as the Raiders fell 34-7 to the Mean Green on Saturday evening at Apogee Stadium. 
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Titans QB in Hospital

While the Tennessee Titans won another game to go 3-and-1 on the year, they've lost quarterback Jake Locker. 

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New WGNSRadio.com Features
New WGNSRadio.com Features

At WGNS, we are continually updating the way we bring you news on demand at wgnsradio.com. Working together with Murfreesboro-based technology company Bondware, we are always exploring new ways we can deliver free news to you online.

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Help Devin Cairo
Help Devin Cairo "Win the Game"

We have information for those who would like to help the family of the Oakland baseball player, diagnosed in mid-September with lymphoma. Devin Cairo has Stage Four Hodgkins Lymphoma. He's currently undergoing chemotherapy and the 17-year old senior is determined to win the game. 

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Siegel Tames the Bucs

Behind an outstanding defensive performance by Siegel, coupled with their high octane offense, they took Beech to the woodshed. The Stars whipped the Buccaneers 54-21 in a game aired on WGNS. 

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Great Murfreesboro Softball Team Photo by Jim Davis
Great Murfreesboro Softball Team Photo by Jim Davis

Katrina Harris, left fielder of the St. Rose women's softball team, makes a leaping catch during an Adult Women's Softball League game at StarPlex. Photo by Jim Davis/Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. 

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More Cool Murfreesboro Athletic League Photographs from Jim Davis
More Cool Murfreesboro Athletic League Photographs from Jim Davis

Jarrett Spinnato of the Texans brings down the Eagles Twezzy Eaddy in the 7-8 year old division of the Murfreesboro Football League. Photo by Jim Davis/Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. 

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County Schools to Hire Athletic Director
Rutherford County Schools will soon have a new County Athletic Director. A total of 32 candidates have applied for the part-time position that will handle athletic director duties, as well as oversee the charter school process and work with the safe schools manager.
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County Schools to Hire Athletic Director
Rutherford County Schools will soon have a new County Athletic Director. A total of 32 candidates have applied for the part-time position that will handle athletic director duties, as well as oversee the charter school process and work with the safe schools manager.
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#10 Smyrna at #2 Oakland on WGNS Friday
Another week and another battle between state ranked teams on WGNS. The number two Oakland Patriots host number 10 Smyrna. Bulldogs coach Matt Williams realizes this is the toughest test for his team so far this season.
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Coaches Shows at Special Time Due to MT Football This Week
Coaches Shows at Special Time Due to MT Football This Week
Both the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air and MTCS Cougar Corner programs will be on early again this coming Saturday due to the Middle Tennessee football game at Florida Atlantic.
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Weekend Sports Recap
The Raiders survive their game with Memphis and how the preps faired. Read about it here.
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Riverdale Looks to Turn it Around Against Hurricanes
There's no denying the Riverdale Warriors have struggled this year on the football field. Coach Ron Aydelott says despite his team's 0-and-3 start, they're making some improvements in many positions.
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MT Tries to Tame Tigers This Weekend
The Blue Raiders will host the blue team from the west. The Memphis Tigers come to Murfreesboro this weekend. Coach Rick Stockstill says, make no mistake, they're a good football team. How big is Middle Tennessee's game with Memphis Saturday? Monte Hale, Jr. with All Sports Talk and goallsportstalk.com says it's pivotal. 
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Blue Raiders Win Home Opener
Blue Raiders Win Home Opener
Home opening win. Check. Season opening win. Check. Middle Tennessee whipped Western Carolina 45-24 in front of just over 20-thousand Thursday night at Floyd Stadium. 
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Oakland to Name Football Stadium After Ray Hughes
Oakland High School will officially name its football stadium after former coach Ray Hughes on Sept. 6 before the football game with Siegel. Hughes was a teacher and coach at the school for many years before his retirement. He was Oakland's first football coach.
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Oakland to Name Football Stadium After Ray Hughes
Oakland High School will officially name its football stadium after former coach Ray Hughes on Sept. 6 before the football game with Siegel. Hughes was a teacher and coach at the school for many years before his retirement. He was Oakland's first football coach.
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High School Coaches Shows to Debut August 17th
High School Coaches Shows to Debut August 17th
It's almost time for the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner. The first show of the year is Saturday, August 17th. This year, we'll be at a new home, Farmer's Family Restaurant off Old Fort Parkway. Bryan Barrett, Jon Dinkins and Phil Dye will host the program, which will begin at 9am.
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High School Coaches Shows to Debut August 17th
High School Coaches Shows to Debut August 17th
It's almost time for the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner. The first show of the year is Saturday, August 17th. This year, we'll be at a new home, Farmer's Family Restaurant off Old Fort Parkway. Bryan Barrett, Jon Dinkins and Phil Dye will host the program, which will begin at 9am.
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WGNS Announces Prep Football Broadcast Schedule
WGNS Primetime Sports announces its fall lineup of prep football broadcasts. The season will open up with the Rutherford County Football Jamboree, played at Siegel on Friday, August 16th. The next week, for the first time ever, county teams will open up district play on separate nights.
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WGNS Announces Prep Football Broadcast Schedule
WGNS Primetime Sports announces its fall lineup of prep football broadcasts. The season will open up with the Rutherford County Football Jamboree, played at Siegel on Friday, August 16th. The next week, for the first time ever, county teams will open up district play on seperate nights.
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State Resolution Presented to MTSU Men's Basketball

Senator Bill Ketron and Representative Mike Sparks, both graduates of Middle Tennessee, were on hand in Murphy Center Monday to present a resolution to Middle Tennessee men's basketball head coach Kermit Davis and the Blue Raiders in recognition of the team's success during the 2012-13 campaign.

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MTSU in NCAA Men's Tournament
MTSU in NCAA Men's Tournament
Your MTSU Blue Raiders are in the Big Dance for the first time in 24-years. MT will play St. Mary's tomorrow (Tuesday) in Dayton, Ohio. Game time is 8:10pm CDT.
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Basketball Boys Accolades
Basketball Boys Accolades
Basketball postseason accolades continue. Siegel senior Damien Clark was a Triple-A All State Tournament selection over the weekend. Also, Blackman senior Darius Thompson and MTCS junior Derrick Spears, were announced at last week's state tournament as Mr. Basketball finalists.
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Lady Raiders to Play Louisville in 2013 Women's NCAA Tournament
Lady Raiders to Play Louisville in 2013 Women's NCAA Tournament
For a school record fifth consecutive year, Middle Tennessee learned its destination for the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament on Monday inside a packed Jeff Hendrix Stadium Club. The Blue Raiders will be the 12 seed in the Oklahoma City Regional and take on No. 5 Louisville at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville, Ky. on Sunday with a scheduled 1:30 p.m. Central tipoff.
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Siegel Boys Fall to Choctaws in State Semis
Siegel Boys Fall to Choctaws in State Semis
The high school basketball season is over, as Siegel falls in the state's final four. WGNS' Bryan Barrett has more.
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