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See where we'll be broadcasting prep basketball!
See where we'll be broadcasting prep basketball!

Check out the schedule of games we plan to broadcast. You can tune in each game night at 5:45pm pregame, 6pm tipoff on FM 100.5, 101.9, AM 1450 and STREAMING at WGNSRadio.com, on our phone apps (free in your phone's app store) and on your Alexa or Google smart speakers (just say "play WGNS".)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SATURDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS
SATURDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS

Click READ MORE for additional cancellations, delays and changes for schools, businesses and events.

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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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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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Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American
Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American

Riverdale senior Anastasia Hayes has been selected a member of the 16th annual McDonald's All American girls team.

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Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American
Riverdale's Hayes McDonald's All American

Riverdale senior Anastasia Hayes has been selected a member of the 16th annual McDonald's All American girls team.

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Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday
Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday

Blackman used a 10-2 run to open the second half, shooting 83-percent in the third quarter and great ball handling to distance themselves from Science Hill. They'd top the Hilltoppers 57-34 Wednesday to move to the state's final four in boys basketball with the win.

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Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday
Blackman Boys Down Science Hill 57-34; Next Up Final Four Friday

Blackman used a 10-2 run to open the second half, shooting 83-percent in the third quarter and great ball handling to distance themselves from Science Hill. They'd top the Hilltoppers 57-34 Wednesday to move to the state's final four in boys basketball with the win.

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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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District 7-AAA Basketball Standings
District 7-AAA Basketball Standings

Here's a look at the final regular season District 7-AAA girls and boys basketball standings for 2016.

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December Prep Basketball Radio Schedule
December Prep Basketball Radio Schedule

The Primetime Sports team will have a busy December of prep basketball.

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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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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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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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Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday
Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday

For three boys teams, they live to play another day. For another, their season comes to an end. Plus, Wednesday's semifinal schedule for local teams.

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Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday
Region Boys Results; Semifinals Wednesday

For three boys teams, they live to play another day. For another, their season comes to an end. Plus, Wednesday's semifinal schedule for local teams.

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District Tournaments Set
District Tournaments Set

District basketball tournaments, delayed and postponed due to the ice storm, will resume.

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District Tournaments Set
District Tournaments Set

District basketball tournaments, delayed and postponed due to the ice storm, will resume.

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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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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 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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Good Prep Hoops Over the Holidays

While for some, things slow down a bit over the holidays, that's not the case for area high school basketball teams. Most are participating in pre-and-post Christmas holiday tournaments and classics.

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Good Prep Hoops Over the Holidays

While for some, things slow down a bit over the holidays, that's not the case for area high school basketball teams. Most are participating in pre-and-post Christmas holiday tournaments and classics.

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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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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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District 7AAA Basketball Final 2014 Standings
District 7AAA Basketball Final 2014 Standings

District 7AAA girls and boys basketball finals standings

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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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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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Siegel Sweeps La Vergne, plus other Friday night scores

A strong second half start led the Siegel Stars to a 79-69 win over La Vergne to remain undefeated. Tied at 35, Siegel raced out to a double digit lead before settling for a nine-point third quarter lead.

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Siegel Sweeps La Vergne, plus other Friday night scores
Siegel Sweeps La Vergne, plus other Friday night scores

A strong second half start led the Siegel Stars to a 79-69 win over La Vergne to remain undefeated. Tied at 35, Siegel raced out to a double digit lead before settling for a nine-point third quarter lead.

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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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Oakland Sweeps Smyrna, plus all local scores from Friday
Oakland Sweeps Smyrna, plus all local scores from Friday

A foul fest at Oakland's Randy King Gymnasium, but the home standing Pats swept visiting Smyrna. The Oakland girls held on to beat Smyrna 70-66 Friday night in District 7-AAA play.

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Oakland Sweeps Smyrna, plus all local scores from Friday
Oakland Sweeps Smyrna, plus all local scores from Friday

A foul fest at Oakland's Randy King Gymnasium, but the home standing Pats swept visiting Smyrna. The Oakland girls held on to beat Smyrna 70-66 Friday night in District 7-AAA play.

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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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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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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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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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4AAA: Blackman & Siegel Battle for Title
4AAA: Blackman & Siegel Battle for Title
The Region 4-AAA boys championship is up for grabs tonight (Thursday). 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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District 7-AAA Basketball Records
The District 7-AAA girls and boys basketball records and ranking as of the final regular season games, Monday, February 11th.
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La Vergne Middle team wins basketball championship
La Vergne Middle was crowned Rutherford County's Middle School Boys' Basketball champions on Saturday Jan. 26, 2013. The team defeated Christiana Middle School with a score of 44-43.
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