Oakland High School

John Verge is one of Murfreesboro’s Oaklands longest-term residents

Dec 08, 2023 at 10:49 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - In 1974, when John Verge was in first grade, his home burned down. The family, with nowhere to go, moved into public housing in Murfreesboro. Since then,.... Read More

Oakland Advances to Fourth Straight Blue Cross Bowl, MTCS to Play for State Title

Nov 25, 2023 at 12:32 am by WGNS

The Oakland Patriots started strong and fought off a third quarter comeback to defeat Bradley Central 38-17 to advance to the 6A Blue Cross Bowl. The Pats led 17-3 at halftime.... Read More

Two Area Prep Footballers are 2023 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Finalists as Announced by TSSAA

Nov 21, 2023 at 09:13 pm by WGNS

Two local high school football players have been announced as finalists for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards by the TSSAA.Oakland's Duane (duh-WAH-nuh) Morris and.... Read More

2023 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists announced

Nov 02, 2023 at 09:44 am by WGNS

Three Rutherford County prep football players have been named Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Semifinalist. Riverdale quarterback Braden Graham, Oakland running back Daune (duh-.... Read More

Mother of Special Needs Student Upset Over Oakland High School's Principal Not Allowing the Special Olympic Students to Walk in the Homecoming Parade (With Interview)

Oct 28, 2023 at 12:33 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – A junior at Oakland High School has been bothered by a decision to exclude him and at least 25 of his peers at an October 13th event. That even.... Read More

Former Oakland Patriot Joining LSU Tigers Coaching Staff

Aug 28, 2023 at 04:35 pm by WGNS News

Jacoby Stevens, Oakland Patriot alumni class of 2017 and former Sixth Round NFL Draft Pick, is eager to learn from LSU Head Football Coach Brian Kelly and others on the coac.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Hosting Groundbreaking on Three High School Additions Thursday

Aug 22, 2023 at 08:15 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County Schools will celebrate the groundbreaking of three new high school additions on Thursday. Because of Rutherford County’s continued rapid growth, the.... Read More

Rutherford County Educator Named National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador

Aug 21, 2023 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Gina Stewart is in her ninth year of teaching, currently at Oakland High School. Due to her incredible work inside and outside the classroom, Stewart.... Read More

Murfreesboro Native Continues a 123-Year Tradition of Service Under the Sea

Aug 09, 2023 at 11:28 pm by WGNS News

PEARL HARBOR – Submariners make up only 10 percent of the U.S. Navy’s personnel, but they play a critical role in carrying out one of the Defense Department’.... Read More

Major Expansions Underway at Several Rutherford County High Schools - New Football Fields for Two Schools

Aug 08, 2023 at 08:20 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - The construction of a $41.6-million expansion is underway right now at the Rutherford County operated Smyrna High School… That was Rutherford County S.... Read More

Funeral Arrangement’s Announced for Former Oakland High School Football Player

Jul 24, 2023 at 07:40 am by WGNS News

Funeral arrangement’s have been announced for the former Oakland High School Football player who most recently played for Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN.... Read More

Former Oakland Football Player Killed in Nashville Car Crash

Jul 22, 2023 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

NASHVILLE, TN - As a result of an auto accident in Nashville this past Friday night, a former Oakland High School football player who most recently played for Austin.... Read More

Upcoming Car and Bike Show to Raise Money for a Positive Cause on June 24, 2023 - Hear our Interview

Jun 04, 2023 at 09:00 pm by WGNS News

Hear our full interview above: Rutherford County, TN - The Heart in Motion Car and Motorcycle Show is being planned for Rutherford County motor enthusiast. Everything fro.... Read More

UPDATE: Upcoming Car and Bike Show to Raise Money for a Positive Cause on June 24, 2023 - Hear our Interview

Apr 26, 2023 at 08:31 pm by WGNS News

  UPDATED - Hear our full interview above: Rutherford County, TN - The Heart in Motion Car and Motorcycle Show is being planned for Rutherford County motor enthusiast. E.... Read More

A look back to 50-Years Ago... the Opening of Riverdale and Oakland High Schools, as we talk to 1973 Graduating Class Members - We also dive into Local News on Today's Podcast

Apr 21, 2023 at 08:33 am by Producer

This morning, WGNS' Scott Walker talks to members of the very first graduating class of Oakland and Riverdale High Schools. The class members remember the new school and the e.... Read More

50th Anniversary for Oakland and Riverdale High Schools - Class Reunion Scheduled to take place in June

Apr 10, 2023 at 02:02 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN - This year marks the 50th anniversary for Oakland and Riverdale High School's in Murfreesboro. Gwen Green, who started her freshman year at Cent.... Read More
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OHS Special Education students create art display about endangered animals

Apr 05, 2023 at 06:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Fifteen special education students at Oakland High School recently created an art display to culminate their lesson on endangered species. As part of the lesso.... Read More

Oakland High School Student Wins National Bowling Scholarship, Trip to LasVegas

Mar 23, 2023 at 07:40 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - William “Will” Smith doesn’t mind that he shares a name with a well-known actor from Hollywood — because he’s making.... Read More

Oakland High School Nurse earns National Certification

Mar 15, 2023 at 06:08 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Oakland High School, a Rutherford County operated school, first opened in 1972. While the faces have changed over the decades, the overall mission to edu.... Read More

Oakland High School Senior is 2023 Play Like A Girl Trailblazer Award Winner

Mar 08, 2023 at 09:40 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Oakland High School senior Emma Clonan has been awarded the 2023 Play Like A Girl Trailblazer Award. The Trailblazer award is given to women and busine.... Read More