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Local Prep Footballers Participate in Toyota All Star Game
Local Prep Footballers Participate in Toyota All Star Game

Many Rutherford County prep football players and coaches will participate in this year's Toyota East-West All-Star Classic.

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Local Prep Footballers Participate in Toyota All Star Game
Local Prep Footballers Participate in Toyota All Star Game

Many Rutherford County prep football players and coaches will participate in this year's Toyota East-West All-Star Classic.

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Riverdale's Chelsea Spaulding Culbreth selected for prestigious Governor's leadership program
Riverdale's Chelsea Spaulding Culbreth selected for prestigious Governor's leadership program

Riverdale Assistant Principal Chelsea Spaulding Culbreth will soon get a career opportunity that many won't in Tennessee.

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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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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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DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 7
DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 7

The DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP of Week 7 is Riverdale's Marqwell Odom.

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DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 7
DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 7

The DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP of Week 7 is Riverdale's Marqwell Odom.

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Battle of the 'Boro Trophy
Battle of the 'Boro Trophy

It's a rivalry that dates back to 1974. It's a rivalry that is traditionally recognized as one of the biggest and best in the state in prep football.

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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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Highlight Video Scholarship Announced In Memory of Former Riverdale Football Standout
Highlight Video Scholarship Announced In Memory of Former Riverdale Football Standout

"Mitchell was a fantastic young man with a great future. We were heart-broken and had recently completed his highlight video when we heard the news of his passing. But we're now hoping to be a part of keeping his memory alive...

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State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week: Blackman at Riverdale
State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week: Blackman at Riverdale

The "Backyard Brawl" highlights the night of high school football coverage on NewsRadio WGNS.

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State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week: Blackman at Riverdale
State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week: Blackman at Riverdale

The "Backyard Brawl" highlights the night of high school football coverage on NewsRadio WGNS.

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Blackman Edges Riverdale 17-14
Blackman Edges Riverdale 17-14

The Backyard Brawl lived up to its name as Blackman snuck out of Riverdale with a 17-14 win.

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Blackman Edges Riverdale 17-14
Blackman Edges Riverdale 17-14

The Backyard Brawl lived up to its name as Blackman snuck out of Riverdale with a 17-14 win.

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DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 1
DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 1

The DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP of Week 1 is Riverdale junior quarterback Christian Souffront.

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DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 1
DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP - Week 1

The DIRECTV by EnterSource / NewsRadio WGNS MVP of Week 1 is Riverdale junior quarterback Christian Souffront.

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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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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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Riverdale students, teachers shave heads for benefit event
Riverdale students, teachers shave heads for benefit event

About 50 people -- teachers and students alike -- shaved their heads Friday for a benefit fund-raiser to support an eight-year-old girl with cancer and the St. Baldrick's Foundation.

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Riverdale Now a Five Time Girls State Champion; Routing Oak Ridge 68-36
Riverdale Now a Five Time Girls State Champion; Routing Oak Ridge 68-36

The Riverdale Lady Warriors jumped out to a 23-5 lead after a quarter and didn't look back. They defeated Oak Ridge 68-36 to claim the school's fifth AAA girls state championship.

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Riverdale Now a Five Time Girls State Champion; Routing Oak Ridge 68-36
Riverdale Now a Five Time Girls State Champion; Routing Oak Ridge 68-36

The Riverdale Lady Warriors jumped out to a 23-5 lead after a quarter and didn't look back. They defeated Oak Ridge 68-36 to claim the school's fifth AAA girls state championship.

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Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game
Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game

Riverdale advances to the Class AAA Championship game with an 80-58 win over Memphis Central.

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Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game
Riverdale Advances to AAA State Championship Game

Riverdale advances to the Class AAA Championship game with an 80-58 win over Memphis Central.

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Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West
Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West

The Riverdale Lady Warriors were 12-of-17 or 71-percent from the three-point line. That was plenty of firepower to outgun Morristown West 70-55 in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West
Riverdale Hits Record 12 3's Enroute to 70-55 Win over Morristown West

The Riverdale Lady Warriors were 12-of-17 or 71-percent from the three-point line. That was plenty of firepower to outgun Morristown West 70-55 in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships.

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Dangerfield Miss Basketball; Two Other Local Finalists
Dangerfield Miss Basketball; Two Other Local Finalists

Blackman's Crystal Dangerfield added another accolade to her already long list. She was named the Class Triple-A Miss Basketball for the second year in a row, following three years as a finalist.

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Dangerfield Miss Basketball; Two Other Local Finalists
Dangerfield Miss Basketball; Two Other Local Finalists

Blackman's Crystal Dangerfield added another accolade to her already long list. She was named the Class Triple-A Miss Basketball for the second year in a row, following three years as a finalist.

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Riverdale Holds Off Stewarts Creek for 4AAA Title
Riverdale Holds Off Stewarts Creek for 4AAA Title

Riverdale's girls completed an impressive run in the Region 4-AAA tournament Wednesday night by holding off Stewarts Creek 51-48 in the championship game.

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Riverdale's Next Football Coach: Will Kriesky
Riverdale's Next Football Coach: Will Kriesky

The fifth head coach in Riverdale High School football history will be Will Kriesky.

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Riverdale's Next Football Coach: Will Kriesky
Riverdale's Next Football Coach: Will Kriesky

The fifth head coach in Riverdale High School football history will be Will Kriesky.

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Snow Causes Headaches for Local Prep Basketball Teams
Snow Causes Headaches for Local Prep Basketball Teams

While the snow day may have been appreciated by most students and teachers, it has caused headaches for basketball coaches trying to wrap up the regular season in anticipation of tournaments starting next week.

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Riverdale's Barge & Wilkerson from MTCS Recent MVP's of the Week
Riverdale's Barge & Wilkerson from MTCS Recent MVP's of the Week

MTCS girls player Ashlynd Wilkerson and Preston Barge from Riverdale boys are the most recent winners of the of the DIRECTV by EnterSource, NewsRadio WGNS, Murfreesboro Post MVP of the Week Awards.

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Riverdale's Hayes & Blackman's Wilson Chosen as MVP's of the Week
Riverdale's Hayes & Blackman's Wilson Chosen as MVP's of the Week

Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes and Blackman's Cedriontis Wilson are this year's first basketball recipients of the DIRECTV by EnterSource, NewsRadio WGNS, Murfreesboro Post MVP of the Week Awards.

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Riverdale's Hayes & Blackman's Wilson Chosen as MVP's of the Week
Riverdale's Hayes & Blackman's Wilson Chosen as MVP's of the Week

Riverdale's Anastasia Hayes and Blackman's Cedriontis Wilson are this year's first basketball recipients of the DIRECTV by EnterSource, NewsRadio WGNS, Murfreesboro Post MVP of the Week Awards.

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PREVIEW: Siegel at Blackman
PREVIEW: Siegel at Blackman

While the first round of the 6A playoffs saw Rutherford County flex its muscle against teams from East Tennessee, this week, two local matchups are featured.

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PREVIEW: Siegel at Blackman
PREVIEW: Siegel at Blackman

While the first round of the 6A playoffs saw Rutherford County flex its muscle against teams from East Tennessee, this week, two local matchups are featured.

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Riverdale Football Playing THURSDAY
Riverdale Football Playing THURSDAY

Due to poor field conditions at Bradley Central, Riverdale will play the Bears on Thursday night in the opening round of the TSSAA playoffs.

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Riverdale Football Playing THURSDAY
Riverdale Football Playing THURSDAY

Due to poor field conditions at Bradley Central, Riverdale will play the Bears on Thursday night in the opening round of the TSSAA playoffs.

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PREVIEW: Cookeville at Riverdale
PREVIEW: Cookeville at Riverdale

A lot on the line in the WGNS State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has a preview of the Cookeville at Riverdale game.

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PREVIEW: Cookeville at Riverdale
PREVIEW: Cookeville at Riverdale

A lot on the line in the WGNS State Farm Prep Football Game of the Week. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has a preview of the Cookeville at Riverdale game.

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PREVIEW: Smyrna at Riverdale Football
PREVIEW: Smyrna at Riverdale Football

In terms of playoff seeding, there's not a bigger game in Region 2-6A than Smyrna at Riverdale.

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PREVIEW: Smyrna at Riverdale Football
PREVIEW: Smyrna at Riverdale Football

In terms of playoff seeding, there's not a bigger game in Region 2-6A than Smyrna at Riverdale.

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

Oakland beat Riverdale 43-14 to win the Battle of the 'Boro. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has a game re-cap.

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

Oakland beat Riverdale 43-14 to win the Battle of the 'Boro. NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett has a game re-cap.

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Battle of the 'Boro Trophy to be Presented
Battle of the 'Boro Trophy to be Presented

It's a rivalry that dates back to 1974. It's a rivalry that is traditionally recognized as one of the biggest and best in the state in prep football. In the past, with it came only bragging rights. That is until this year.

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PREVIEW: Riverdale at Oakland a.k.a. Battle of the 'Boro
PREVIEW: Riverdale at Oakland a.k.a. Battle of the 'Boro

It's the oldest continuous rivalry between Murfreesboro high schools...Riverdale at Oakland...better known as the "Battle of the 'Boro."

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PREVIEW: Riverdale at Oakland a.k.a. Battle of the 'Boro
PREVIEW: Riverdale at Oakland a.k.a. Battle of the 'Boro

It's the oldest continuous rivalry between Murfreesboro high schools...Riverdale at Oakland...better known as the "Battle of the 'Boro."

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Blackman Blanks Riverdale 38-0
Blackman Blanks Riverdale 38-0

Blackman has now won five in a row over rival Riverdale.

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Blackman Blanks Riverdale 38-0
Blackman Blanks Riverdale 38-0

Blackman has now won five in a row over rival Riverdale.

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Riverdale at Blackman Preview & Prep Schedule
Riverdale at Blackman Preview & Prep Schedule

It's called the Backyard Brawl for a reason. Blackman entertains Riverdale in the 20th meeting between these two natural rivals. The Warriors hold a 13-6 edge in the series.

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Riverdale at Blackman Preview & Prep Schedule
Riverdale at Blackman Preview & Prep Schedule

It's called the Backyard Brawl for a reason. Blackman entertains Riverdale in the 20th meeting between these two natural rivals. The Warriors hold a 13-6 edge in the series.

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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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Three RuCo Prep Teams Remain State Ranked

Both Oakland and Blackman moved up one spot from last week's statewide AP poll for Class 6A. Meanwhile, Riverdale tumbled five spots after their loss to Franklin.

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UPDATE: Pellet gun incident at Riverdale Soccer Game Thursday
UPDATE: Pellet gun incident at Riverdale Soccer Game Thursday

No one suffered injuries when two suspects allegedly fired a pellet rifle near spectators watching a girls' soccer game Thursday evening outside a Riverdale High School, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Pellet gun in passing car at Riverdale Soccer Game
Pellet gun in passing car at Riverdale Soccer Game

"During the game, there was an incident involving a passing car and a pellet gun..."

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Jamboree Results
Jamboree Results

Host Stewarts Creek set the tone from the get-go on Friday night against Blackman in the annual Rutherford County Jamboree. Plus, get a recap of all of the games from Sports Editor Monte Hale, Jr. of the Murfreesboro Post and All Sports Talk host.

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Riverdale poised for another strong season in 2015
Riverdale poised for another strong season in 2015

Riverdale got back into the postseason mode last season after missing the playoffs in 2013. The Warriors finished with an impressive 8-3 record before falling in the second round of the TSSAA playoffs to Blackman for a second time.

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Week by Week Football Schedule for RuCo Teams
Week by Week Football Schedule for RuCo Teams

Want to pick the best football game to see on a Friday night this fall? Check out the week by week schedule and broadcasts on NewsRadio WGNS. Games in red will be broadcast on NewsRadio WGNS (subject to change).

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USA Track and Field Future Stars State Track meet was in Murfreesboro
USA Track and Field Future Stars State Track meet was in Murfreesboro

The USA Track and Field Future Stars State Track meet hosted by the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. Department was a huge success.

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Local Football Legend Passes
Local Football Legend Passes

Rutherford County football fans are mourning the passing of Carey "Karo" Thompson. The former MTSU football player and Riverdale coach passed away Wednesday at his home at the age of 79.

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Teen Accused of Assaulting Football Coach Stays in Custody
Teen Accused of Assaulting Football Coach Stays in Custody

The teenager charged with the felony aggravated assault of Riverdale football coach Ron Aydelott will remain in custody until his trial.

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Former Riverdale Girls Coach Tabbed for Lebanon Job
Former Riverdale Girls Coach Tabbed for Lebanon Job

Former Riverdale girls basketball coach Cory Barrett has landed a new head coaching job. He'll take over the girl's basketball program at Lebanon High School.

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Former Riverdale Girls Coach Tabbed for Lebanon Job
Former Riverdale Girls Coach Tabbed for Lebanon Job

Former Riverdale girls basketball coach Cory Barrett has landed a new head coaching job. He'll take over the girl's basketball program at Lebanon High School.

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Prep Baseball / Softball Update
Prep Baseball / Softball Update

District champions were crowned in baseball and the district title game set in another.

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Prep Baseball / Softball Update
Prep Baseball / Softball Update

District champions were crowned in baseball and the district title game set in another.

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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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Riverdale Girls Coach Resigns
Riverdale Girls Coach Resigns

Riverdale girls basketball coach Cory Barrett has resigned. He'll also be leaving the school as P.E. teacher at the end of the year.

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Former Coach's Thoughts on 7AAA Controversy
Former Coach's Thoughts on 7AAA Controversy

Rutherford County has been abuzz on the controversy surrounding the 7AAA tournament consolation game between Riverdale and Smyrna, where both teams tried to lose the game. Former Riverdale coach Michael Burt, who is now a motivational speaker, won a state championship in 2007.

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Former Coach's Thoughts on 7AAA Controversy
Former Coach's Thoughts on 7AAA Controversy

Rutherford County has been abuzz on the controversy surrounding the 7AAA tournament consolation game between Riverdale and Smyrna, where both teams tried to lose the game. Former Riverdale coach Michael Burt, who is now a motivational speaker, won a state championship in 2007.

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Smyrna, Riverdale coaches suspended through 2015-2016 year
Smyrna, Riverdale coaches suspended through 2015-2016 year

Director of Schools Don Odom has suspended both head coaches of the Smyrna and Riverdale girls basketball programs from their coaching duties for the remainder of the current school year and the entire 2015-2016 school year. Their potential for coaching after the 2015-2016 school year will be evaluated annually.

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Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason
Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason

Riverdale and Smyrna girls basketball teams have been removed from the Region 4AAA tournament. The ruling came from the TSSAA after both teams tryed to throw the district tournament consolation game.

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Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason
Riverdale and Smyrna REMOVED from Postseason

Riverdale and Smyrna girls basketball teams have been removed from the Region 4AAA tournament. The ruling came from the TSSAA after both teams tryed to throw the district tournament consolation game.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Your Rutherford County High School could win a personal concert by The Band Perry
Your Rutherford County High School could win a personal concert by The Band Perry

In 2013, Wilson Central High School in Lebanon received $100,000 and a concert by The Band Perry...

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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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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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District 7-AAA Football Schedules
District 7-AAA Football Schedules

Find your favorite District 7-AAA team and view their football schedule.

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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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2014 Riverdale Football Hall of Fame Inductees / Banquet

The 2014 class of the Riverdale Football Hall of Fame has been announced. An induction ceremony will be held on Friday, July 18th at the Stones River Country Club. 

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UPDATE: 2014 Riverdale Football Hall of Fame Inductees / Banquet

The 2014 class of the Riverdale Football Hall of Fame has been announced. An induction ceremony will be held on Friday, July 18th at the Stones River Country Club. 

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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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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: 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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Spring Fling Begins for Riverdale & Central Magnet Baseball
Spring Fling Begins for Riverdale & Central Magnet Baseball

Both Riverdale and Central Magnet baseball teams will open up Spring Fling State Championship play today (Tuesday).

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Spring Fling Begins for Riverdale & Central Magnet Baseball
Spring Fling Begins for Riverdale & Central Magnet Baseball

Both Riverdale and Central Magnet baseball teams will open up Spring Fling State Championship play today (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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UPDATE: Road in Murfreesboro Has Been Re-Named after local NFL Hero
UPDATE: Road in Murfreesboro Has Been Re-Named after local NFL Hero

The City of Murfreesboro has changed the name of a local road. Community Circle in the Kimbro Woods subdivision near St. Andrews Drive is now named after a former NFL football player.

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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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Region Semi Roundup: Oakland softball, Riverdale & Central baseball advance
Region Semi Roundup: Oakland softball, Riverdale & Central baseball advance

Oakland softball along with Riverdale and Central Magnet baseball advance to the region champion games, while Siegel baseball and Smyrna softball fall in the semifinals.

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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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Region Semi Roundup: Oakland softball, Riverdale & Central baseball advance
Region Semi Roundup: Oakland softball, Riverdale & Central baseball advance

Oakland softball along with Riverdale and Central Magnet baseball advance to the region champion games, while Siegel baseball and Smyrna softball fall in the semifinals.

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BSB: It's Three in a Row for Riverdale
BSB: It's Three in a Row for Riverdale

The Riverdale Warriors made it three in a row in District 7-Triple-A Tournament championships. The Warriors defeated the Stars 4-3 Wednesday. 

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BSB: It's Three in a Row for Riverdale
BSB: It's Three in a Row for Riverdale

The Riverdale Warriors made it three in a row in District 7-Triple-A Tournament championships. The Warriors defeated the Stars 4-3 Wednesday. 

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll
Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll

The Blackman girls remain the state's number one girls basketball team in the state in Class Triple-A. The Associated Press poll follows the Lady Blaze with Science Hill and Mt. Juliet. 

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Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll
Five Area Prep Teams Remain Ranked in AP Poll

The Blackman girls remain the state's number one girls basketball team in the state in Class Triple-A. The Associated Press poll follows the Lady Blaze with Science Hill and Mt. Juliet. 

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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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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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Riverdale Girls Basketball Hall of Fame Induction

Riverdale High School inducted several new members to their "Girls Basketball Hall of Fame" after a ceremony between games Saturday (January 18th) of the Riverdale / Oakland contest.

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Riverdale Girls Basketball Hall of Fame Induction
Riverdale Girls Basketball Hall of Fame Induction

Riverdale High School inducted several new members to their "Girls Basketball Hall of Fame" after a ceremony between games Saturday (January 18th) of the Riverdale / Oakland contest.

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Podcast: January 18th, 2014: State Farm Prep Basketball: Oakland at Riverdale (Girls)
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Podcast: January 18th, 2014: State Farm Prep Basketball: Oakland at Riverdale (Boys)
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Riverdale Girls, Oakland Boys Win
Riverdale Girls, Oakland Boys Win "Battle of Boro," plus all Saturday Scores

The Riverdale girls have not lost to Oakland since the second meeting of three meetings in 2005. That streak continues, despite a hard fought game. The Lady Warriors held on to defeat the Lady Patriots 60-54. 

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Riverdale Girls, Oakland Boys Win
Riverdale Girls, Oakland Boys Win "Battle of Boro," plus all Saturday Scores

The Riverdale girls have not lost to Oakland since the second meeting of three meetings in 2005. That streak continues, despite a hard fought game. The Lady Warriors held on to defeat the Lady Patriots 60-54. 

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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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#2 Blackman Outlasts #3 Riverdale Girls; Blaze Beat Warrior Boys
#2 Blackman Outlasts #3 Riverdale Girls; Blaze Beat Warrior Boys

A battle of state girls basketball titans went down to the wire Friday night as #2 Blackman outlasted #3 Riverdale 47-46. Both teams had several runs and the game came down to the wire.

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Riverdale Sports Hall of Fame Induction January 18th
Riverdale Sports Hall of Fame Induction January 18th
Riverdale High School is set to induct several new members to their "Sports Hall of Fame." A ceremony will be held the night Riverdale plays Oakland, Saturday, January 18th.
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Smyrna Wins, Riverdale Loses in Last Day of State Farm Classic (WITH PHOTOS)
Smyrna Wins, Riverdale Loses in Last Day of State Farm Classic (WITH PHOTOS)
The Smyrna girls defeated Rossview 62-43, behind 12 points from Brooklyn Blanchard and 11 from Allie Bolton. They improve to 12-and-4 with the win.
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September 13th, 2013: State Farm Prep Football (Riverdale vs East Hamilton)
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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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Thursday Night: Oakland Beats Riverdale 41 to 7
In High School Sports Thursday night, Oakland dominates Riverdale  41-7. Hear the podcast of the game here...
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New Information on Death of Former Riverdale Football Player

A somber day to remember a friend and teammate. Several Riverdale football players, with black jerseys, were pallbearers for teammate Mitchell Maxwell. He was found dead inside his home on the Fourth of July by one of his brothers.

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Riverdale Football Player Remembered
Riverdale Football Player Remembered

This was supposed to be moving week for a former Riverdale football player. Mitchell Maxwell, an offensive lineman, was found dead in his home on the 4th of July. This was to be the week his family moved him to Mississippi State, where he was planning to walk-on to the football team. 

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Commission Honors Spring Fling Winners, Council Keeps It Brief
Largely obligatory meetings of both the Rutherford County Commission as well as the Murfreesboro City Council on Thursday, June 13th, with the council meeting lasting only 12 minutes on a thin agenda...
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Podcast: Blue Cross Spring Fling Softball (Riverdale vs Clarksville)
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Podcast: Blue Cross Spring Fling Baseball (Riverdale vs Kingsport D-B)
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High School Graduations; Central's First Class in 41-Years
For the first time 41 years, Central will graduate a group of seniors. In all, 76 students will walk across the stage Sunday as the first graduates of Central Magnet School. 
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Riverdale Basketball Honored By Rutherford County Commission
Local athletics were celebrated at the May 16th meeting of the Rutherford County Commission, as county commissioner and WGNS’ own Jeff Jordan issued a resolution of recognition for the 2012/2013 Riverdale Lady Warriors Basketball team, who were ranked as national champions by ESPN and MaxPreps...
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Region Championship Softball & Baseball Roundup
Region Championship Softball & Baseball Roundup
Rutherford County softball and baseball teams went two-and-two in region championship games. County rivals Smyrna and Riverdale met in the championship game, heard on WGNS State Farm Prep Sports last (Wednesday) night. 
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Region Championship Softball & Baseball Roundup
Region Championship Softball & Baseball Roundup
Rutherford County softball and baseball teams went two-and-two in region championship games. County rivals Smyrna and Riverdale met in the championship game, heard on WGNS State Farm Prep Sports last (Wednesday) night. 
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Podcast: State Farm Prep Softball (Smyrna at Riverdale)
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Celebrating Riverdale's State & National Basketball Championships
You are invited to celebrate the Riverdale Lady Warrior's state and national championship in basketball next week. A celebration will be held inside Johnny Parsley Memorial Gymnasium at Riverdale Thursday, May 9th, beginning at 6pm.
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Celebrate Riverdale's State & National Basketball Championships
You are invited to celebrate the Riverdale Lady Warrior's state and national championship in basketball next week. A celebration will be held inside Johnny Parsley Memorial Gymnasium at Riverdale Thursday, May 9th, beginning at 6pm. 
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Riverdale vs Siegel (State Farm Prep Baseball)
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Podcast: State Farm Prep Baseball (LaVergne at Riverdale)
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Goodpasture vs Riverdale (Softball)
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Podcast: State Farm Prep Baseball (Riverdale vs. Blackman)
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Podcast: Riverdale vs. Science Hill (Girls State Championship Basketball)
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Podcast: Riverdale vs. Memphis Central (Girls State Championship Basketball)
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Podcast: Riverdale vs. Brentwood (Girls Basketball)
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Riverdale Blitzes Brentwood
Riverdale Blitzes Brentwood
The Riverdale girls flexed their muscles in the first round of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. WGNS' Bryan Barrett has more.
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Riverdale Girls WIN Wednesday Game Against Brentwood at 10AM, Wednesday
Riverdale Girls WIN Wednesday Game Against Brentwood at 10AM, Wednesday
RHS Girls WIN! State Farm Prep Girls Basketball Score: Riverdale- 83 vs. Brentwood- 37 FINAL...
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Riverdale Girls vs. Brentwood Wednesday at 10am
Riverdale Girls vs. Brentwood Wednesday at 10am
The Riverdale girls will attempt to make school history this week and defend their 2012 state title. 
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UPDATE: Embry to Lead Bedford County Schools, after Ray Butrum ask for leave of absence
Bedford County schools have a new head man with Rutherford County ties. Don Embry, former Riverdale graduate, was elected this week to head the school system in nearby Shelbyville.
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Riverdale & Blackman Girls Play for State Tournament Berth
Riverdale & Blackman Girls Play for State Tournament Berth
Two Rutherford County girls teams will try to get to the big dance...the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. WGNS' Bryan Barrett previews the girls sectional tournament.
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4AAA: Riverdale Defeats Blackman
4AAA: Riverdale Defeats Blackman
The fourth battle between Riverdale and Blackman was another close one. WGNS' Bryan Barrett recaps the region title game.
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Riverdale vs. Blackman: Girls 4AAA Championship
Riverdale vs. Blackman: Girls 4AAA Championship
Two teams, very familiar with each other, will match up tonight (Wednesday) in the girls region championship game. WGNS' Bryan Barrett has a preview.
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4AAA: Riverdale & Blackman Girls Advance
4AAA: Riverdale & Blackman Girls Advance
It's an all Rutherford County region final in girls. Bryan Barrett has a recap of last night's games.
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Wrestling State Championships
Riverdale's Scottie Boykin is a state champion wrestler. He defeated Billy Raulston of Walker Valley in the  195 weight class to claim the school's first wrestling state title since 1973.
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Podcast: Girls D-7AAA Basketball Tournament (Riverdale vs Smyrna)
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Podcast: Riverdale vs Oakland Boys Basketball
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Podcast: Blackman at Riverdale State Farm Girls Prep Basketball
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Podcast: Blackman at Riverdale State Farm Boys Prep Basketball
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Burglars on 4-wheelers in Rutherford County
Citizens who own outbuildings should keep the units locked and move expensive equipment inside a home or garage, the detective recommended. People who have alarms should set the device since an alarm deters burglars.
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Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Read To Succeed will be hosting a volunteer tutor training on February 5 and 26th from 6-8 pm at the Lon Nuell Literacy Center in First Baptist Church. Dinner will be provided.
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MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
An in-state battle with Memphis on September 14 will see the Blue Raiders back at Floyd Stadium. MT has won four of the last five against the Tigers, including five straight in Murfreesboro.
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Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
After over 5 years of deliberations, federal grants will finally be applied to construct a sewer system for the City of Eagleville...
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Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
The victim had just made a delivery of food when he was robbed as he was walking back to his vehicle.
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Did You See This
Did You See This "Phony Money Man" In Smyrna?
Smyrna Police need the public's help in apprehending a man who passed several counterfeit fifty dollar
bills. The crimes occurred on Sunday, January 20th, at the Game Stop.
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Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
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Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
About 4,600 bills are presented every two years in the Tennessee General Assembly. Local State Senator Bill Ketron told us that lawmakers will be limited on what they can file during this session…
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Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
At the Murfreesboro store, the individual left the store with a $400 nail gun that he ended up paying $.57-cents for. It is suspected that the same man has pulled a similar scam at other Home Depot stores.
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Woman deposits nearly $2,000 for selling her dog, check turns out to be a FAKE
The dog was advertised by the victim on CraigsLists.org for $650. The culprit who was purchasing the animal told the victim to take $650 out of the check to cover the cost of the dog and mail the rest back. She did. The bank later told the woman that the check was no good and that she was responsible for the money deposited.
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Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
The clinic in Nashville that was one of the two victims in this case will have to report the suspect to the Metro Police Department, which means charges, may be filed in both jurisdictions. A copy of the forged MRI, which likely belongs to another patient, has been seized by police in Murfreesboro as evidence.
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Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
It appears that these notices began arriving in mailboxes around January 22, 2013. Corporate Records Service is not registered, affiliated, or associated with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
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Wednesday morning fire at Regal Inn on South Church St. being investigated
Upon arrival, the crews discovered heavy smoke coming from Room 410. The fire was extinguished quickly. Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was called to the scene to conduct an investigation. So far, the cause of the fire has not been released.
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UPDATE: Message left on mirror in hotel room where fire took place on Wednesday morning
A message on a mirror in the hotel room stated, “What comes around goes around. I have always been faithful unlike you.”
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Tennessee Unemployment is Down
The number of unemployed Tennesseans is at its lowest point since the economic meltdown of 2008.
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Unemployment 5.3% In Rutherford County
Reports from the state show Rutherford County's unemployment rate dropped to only 5.3 per cent of the workforce without a job.
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Murfreesboro Man Charged with 5th Driving on a Revoked License Charge
MPD Officer Primas wrote in an arrest report, “Upon my approach of the vehicle, I detected the smell of burnt marijuana along with a smell of unburned marijuana.” A very small amount of marijuana was discovered on Irish and he was charged with possession of a schedule six drug..
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Anonymous Tip Leads to Three Arrest
After Murfreesboro Police received an anonymous tip of a suspicious vehicle this past weekend, they arrested two men and a woman on drug and unlawful possession of a weapon charges.
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UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
On January 11th  at approximately 2:50 PM an Asian or light skinned black male entered the GNC store located at 801 Industrial Blvd in Smyrna and allegedly made an eight dollar purchase that he paid for with a counterfeit $50.00 bill. He left the store and returned within a couple of minutes and got change for another $50.00 bill which was also counterfeit.
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Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold told WGNS the suspect went into the Game Stop and Dress Barn in the same shopping center and attempted to get change but, was unsuccessful at those locations.
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LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
With a search warrant in hand, the Narcotics/Vice Unit and SWAT Team of the La Vergne Police Department confirmed a grow operation on January 18 at 334 Sarna Drive. Police entered the home and seized seven pounds of marijuana and 15 harvested plants.
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Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance
Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance

The Tennessee Department of Health is working to educate Tennesseans that some antibiotics are no longer effective for some people due to antibiotic resistance, a condition that can be created when antibiotics are overprescribed or misused.

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UPDATE: President Obama Addresses Gun Control
UPDATE: President Obama Addresses Gun Control
President Obama addressed the nation this morning to talk about gun control in the United States.
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Prep Games Rescheduled
The icy weather conditions forced high school games to be postponed. The WGNS State Farm Prep Basketball broadcast of Blackman at Siegel has been moved to next Tuesday the 22nd.
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