Riverdale Football

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

VIDEO: Blackman at Riverdale Football Preview

Oct 10, 2023 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

WGNS State Farm Prep Football this week features Blackman at Riverdale for the "Backyard Brawl!" Bryan Barrett has a preview of the game.  

Bobby Bowl to be played at Riverdale on August 18

Aug 15, 2023 at 08:12 pm by Danny Brewer

Remembering long-time Rutherford County high school football coach Bobby Wells, the season-opening matchup between Smyrna and Riverdale has been dubbed, “The Bobby Bowl&.... Read More

What they are Saying about high school football 2023

Aug 08, 2023 at 09:44 pm by Danny Brewer

  That magical time is upon us. Yes, that’s right, it is high school football time here in Tennessee. With that in mind, let’s hear what some of the Rutherfor.... Read More

Bobby Wells will be missed by many

Jul 09, 2023 at 08:20 am by Danny Brewer

  These are the columns a sports scribe never wants to write but understands in certain cases it is a must. This is absolutely one of those times.   The recent pass.... Read More

UPDATE: Gunshots fired Outside of the Riverdale / Oakland High School Football Game

Oct 14, 2022 at 10:36 pm by WGNS Radio News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) Multiple gunshots were fired outside the Riverdale / Oakland High School football game on Friday night. Evidently, the shots were fired near the Riverd.... Read More

Riverdale at Lebanon on WGNS Friday Night

Nov 11, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

Two old rivals will meet on the football field Friday night for a spot in the Class 6A quarterfinals as Riverdale travels to Lebanon. Both teams come into the game 10-1. Rive.... Read More

TSSAA announces 2021 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists

Nov 04, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

  Three Rutherford County athletes have been selected Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists. Oakland's Jordan James and Riverdale's Alex Mitchell are among the.... Read More

Battle of the 'Boro on WGNS Friday Night

Oct 14, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

It's the 54th meeting between Oakland and Riverdale this Friday night on WGNS State Farm Prep Football from Ray Hughes Stadium. The Battle of the 'Boro series is led by the Wa.... Read More

Former Riverdale Football Coach Dean Fisher Passes Away

Oct 13, 2021 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

Former Riverdale football coach Dean Fisher has passed away at the age of 84. He became the Warrior's head coach in 1984, succeeding their first coach Phil Watts. He coached f.... Read More

Siegel at Riverdale on WGNS Thursday

Sep 28, 2021 at 09:25 am by WGNS

Another Thursday night special this week - with Siegel traveling to Riverdale on State Farm Prep Sports. Coaches and administrators agreed to move the game up to hopefully hel.... Read More

Riverdale at Smyrna Coverage Friday Night

Sep 23, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

Most non-region games do not carry the same significance as the league tilts. That’s not necessarily the case when undefeated Riverdale travels to undefeated Smyrna Frid.... Read More

Smyrna- Riverdale means more than most in 2021

Sep 19, 2021 at 12:59 pm by Danny Brewer

  Most non-region games do not carry the same significance as the league tilts. That’s not necessarily the case when Riverdale travels to Smyrna on September 24. &.... Read More

Backyard Brawl: Riverdale at Blackman on WGNS Friday

Sep 02, 2021 at 10:04 am by WGNS

It's the Backyard Brawl from Blackman this week on WGNS State Farm Prep Sports this week. Riverdale has shut out their first two opponents. The Blaze got past Brentwood in th.... Read More

Riverdale High set to honor former principal; football program will name indoor facility ‘Hulon Watson Football Fieldhouse’  

Aug 03, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

  There was a time when you did not have to listen closely to hear the traffic behind Riverdale High School whisking by on I-24. When the school opened in Fall 1972, no.... Read More

Oakland Downs Riverdale to Reach Semifinals

Nov 20, 2020 at 11:42 pm by WGNS

Oakland defeated Riverdale Friday night 39-14 to reach the semifinals for the seventh year in a row. After a scoreless first quarter, Oakland struck first with a 5-yard Jorda.... Read More

Battle of the 'Boro: Playoff Style Friday on State Farm Prep Football

Nov 19, 2020 at 10:03 am by WGNS

Oakland will host Riverdale with a spot in the state's final four on the line Friday night on State Farm Prep Football. The Patriots defeated Riverdale 30-7 in the first meet.... Read More

Riverdale at Coffee Co. Football Canceled

Oct 28, 2020 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

Riverdale's final football game of the regular season at Coffee County has been canceled because of COVID-19. It's the third local game canceled this week due the virus. Coff.... Read More

Oakland Defeats Riverdale 30-7; Other RuCo FB Scores

Oct 16, 2020 at 11:32 pm by WGNS

Oakland ties the longest win streak in the Battle of the 'Boro series, winning their ninth in a row over Riverdale 30-7 Friday night. A Warrior safety on a punt snapped throu.... Read More

Oakland at Riverdale on State Farm Prep Football Friday Night

Oct 15, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

It's the Battle of the 'Boro - Oakland at Riverdale - on Friday night's State Farm Prep Football. Oakland enters the game ranked number one in the state polls while Riverdale.... Read More