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AUDIO: Celebrating 70 Years of Local Sports Broadcasts on WGNS
AUDIO: Celebrating 70 Years of Local Sports Broadcasts on WGNS

WGNS signed on the air January 1st, 1947. Since then, covering local sports has been a major part of the fabric of the station's legacy. Here are just a few of the audio highlights of the tens of thousands of games broadcast by announcers like Ray Duffy, B.K. Hamm, Monte Hale, Chip Walters, Jeff Jordan, Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins.

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WGNS Sports Audio 1947-Present
WGNS Sports Audio 1947-Present

WGNS signed on the air January 1st, 1947. Since then, covering local sports has been a major part of the fabric of the station's legacy. Here are just a few of the audio highlights of the tens of thousands of games broadcast by announcers like Ray Duffy, B.K. Hamm, Monte Hale, Chip Walters, Jeff Jordan, Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins.

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TN Journalism Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2016
TN Journalism Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2016

The Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame will honor five broadcast journalists during a banquet and award ceremonies at 5:30 Thursday evening, December 8, 2016. WGNS is proud that two inductees are alums of the Good Neighbor Station.

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Blackman Holds Lawrence Co. to Win Region Title
Blackman Holds Lawrence Co. to Win Region Title

Blackman weathered an impressive storm and 3-point onslaught by Lawrence County on Thursday night to capture the Region 4-AAA championship 58-52 before a rowdy crowd.

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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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Siegel Drops Home Opener with Hendersonville
Siegel Drops Home Opener with Hendersonville

Hendersonville picks up a road win at Siegel 35-15. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. has more from Ken Nolan Stadium.

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Siegel Drops Home Opener with Hendersonville
Siegel Drops Home Opener with Hendersonville

Hendersonville picks up a road win at Siegel 35-15. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. has more from Ken Nolan Stadium.

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Smyrna Holds Off La Vergne for 16-13 Win
Smyrna Holds Off La Vergne for 16-13 Win

Smyrna hold off La Vergne to claim another win in the series against their county rival. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. covered the game.

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Smyrna Holds Off La Vergne for 16-13 Win
Smyrna Holds Off La Vergne for 16-13 Win

Smyrna hold off La Vergne to claim another win in the series against their county rival. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. covered the game.

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Intriguing matchups to jumpstart high school football
Intriguing matchups to jumpstart high school football

Week One of the high school football season will offer a little bit of everything. There is a Thursday night game, a Friday night rivalry game and two games on Saturday at MTSU's Floyd Stadium.

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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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Siegel looking to get back on winning track
Siegel looking to get back on winning track

Siegel was almost a victim of its previous success last season, which saw the Stars finishing a disappointing 3-7. Siegel faced the always tough District 7-AAA schedule, not to mention non-conference games against Ooltewah, McCallie and Science Hill.

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Smyrna looking to advance in playoffs in 2015
Smyrna looking to advance in playoffs in 2015

Smyrna's football team is looking to take the next step in 2015 after exiting the playoffs in the first round the previous two years. "The last two years we've gotten beaten in the first round, and our goal is to not let that happen," said Smyrna coach Matt Williams.

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Stewarts Creek looking to make more noise in 2015
Stewarts Creek looking to make more noise in 2015

Stewarts Creek's growing pains have been many and well documented the past two seasons on the football field. The Red Hawks won only one game in their first year of existence in 2013 and managed just victories last season.

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MTCS Cougars looking to build on 2014 success
MTCS Cougars looking to build on 2014 success

Fred Shambaugh brought a dynamic, up-tempo offense to Middle Tennessee Christian School last season, and it was an instant hit. The Cougars reached uncharted waters, going 9-2 and winning a league championship.

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Inexperienced Oakland still has big expectations
Inexperienced Oakland still has big expectations

The transition period between a new coach and players has been quite smooth for Kevin Creasy and the Oakland High School football team. Creasy replaced Thomas McDaniel (now at Christian Brothers) last spring, and obviously brought a different philosophy with him from Trousdale County where he won one state title.

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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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Prep Coaches Show Begins 23rd Season from New Home - Bojangle's
Prep Coaches Show Begins 23rd Season from New Home - Bojangle's

The 2015-2016 sports season will begin the 23rd year in a row for the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner. It will be the first of what we hope is many on-location at Bojangle's. The first show is this Saturday from the Memorial Boulevard location.

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Prep Coaches Show Begins 24th Season from New Home - Bojangle's
Prep Coaches Show Begins 24th Season from New Home - Bojangle's

The 2015-2016 sports season will begin the 24th year in a row for the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner. It will be the first of what we hope is many on-location at Bojangle's. The first show is this Saturday from the Memorial Boulevard location.

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Eagleville must overcome youth, inexperience in 2015
Eagleville must overcome youth, inexperience in 2015

Youth will certainly be served on the Eagleville High School football team this season. In fact, of the 57 players on the Eagles roster, 30 are freshmen and 13 are sophomores.

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Blackman first-year coach Watson concerned about schedule
Blackman first-year coach Watson concerned about schedule

Blackman football will have a new look in a lot of ways this season. Gone is veteran coach Philip Shadowens, who resigned last spring and later hired at Blount County.

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La Vergne football taking an 'old school' approach
La Vergne football taking an 'old school' approach

A "buzz" has surrounded La Vergne High School football in the offseason based on how the Wolverines were able to finish the 2014 season. La Vergne defeated Siegel 56-23 in its final regular-season game to earn a No. 7 seed and make the playoffs.

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High School Sports Kicks Off Friday
High School Sports Kicks Off Friday

Prep football kicks off Friday as teams will have one more big practice under the lights before the regular season kicks off. The Rutherford County Football Jamboree is Friday and NewsRadio WGNS will broadcast all four match-ups from Stewarts Creek.

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Eagleville Drops 25-3 Decision to Mt. Pleasant
Eagleville Drops 25-3 Decision to Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant got the best of the Eagleville Eagles at home Friday night. WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. reports from Talon Field.

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Eagleville Drops 25-3 Decision to Mt. Pleasant
Eagleville Drops 25-3 Decision to Mt. Pleasant

Mt. Pleasant got the best of the Eagleville Eagles at home Friday night. WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. reports from Talon Field.

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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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All Sport Talk's Hale Managing Editor at The Post
All Sport Talk's Hale Managing Editor at The Post
With more than 25 years of experience in the business, the new managing editor of The Murfreesboro Post will likely be a familiar name to Rutherford County newspaper readers and WGNS listeners. Longtime Publisher Ron Fryar announced Monte Hale Jr. will take the helm of editorial content as managing editor of The Post.
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Monte Hale, Jr. - The Sports Editor of the DNJ is No Longer the Sports Editor of the DNJ
Monte Hale Jr. is no longer the sports editor with the local paper, according to a recent Twitter post.
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