Check out the current stands for 7-AAA girls and boys basketball teams. *UPDATED* 1-23-15
It's time for the Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Tournament, held this year at Christiana Middle School. We have the brackets online at WGNSRadio.com/sports.
Middle Tennessee Head Coach Rick Stockstill announced today that former Blackman High School and Ole Miss running back I'Tavius Mathers will be joining the Blue Raider football program.
The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, has announced Taylor Cuneo of Central Magnet School as its 2014-15 Gatorade Tennessee Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.
The AP top ten statewide prep basketball polls are full of local flavor.
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.
Murfreesboro made it sweep on Monday when the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football were announced at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center.
After jumping out to a 21-nothing lead, Maryville had to hold off a second half Oakland charge to defeat the Patriots 26-14 Friday night.
Here is the updated bracket, complete with scores, for Class 6A.
Oakland avenged their only two losses in two-years with a quarterfinal win over rival Blackman 20-to-9 at the Inferno.
Bryan Barrett sits down with Riverdale Cross Country coach Steve Williams to talk about his team's successes this year.
Blackman downs rival Riverdale 48-21 to advance to a quarterfinal showdown with Oakland.
The 11-and-1 Oakland Patriots advance, defeating district foe La Vergne. More in this report from NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. who covered the game.
Jon Dinkins and Bryan Barrett talk sports medicine with Dr. Robert Greenberg and Dr. Robert Thompson from Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance. Listen back to the show as they talk about topics from ankle injuries, concussions to ACL injuries.
Even though we are deep into the 2014 football season, plans are already being made for games next season. And it will kick off in Rutherford County with two games, played at MTSU's Floyd Stadium. Blackman will play Clay-Chalkville, Alabama, and Oakland will battle Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, August 22nd.
Blackman's Jauan Jennings and Oakland's Jack Jones are among the field of Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards finalists this year.
The TSSAA released its proposed football regions ahead of Thursday's Board of Control meeting.
Riverdale coach Ron Aydelott passes Phil Watts as the second all-time winningest coach in school history with their 20-to-7 win over Smyrna.
Oakland continues to roll after eliminating Mt. Juliet. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. has more from Ray Hughes Stadium.
Seven Rutherford County football teams will be participating in the first round of the TSSAA state playoffs next Friday night.
Dennis Weaver of Friday Night Thunder has come up with playoff projections for the TSSAA football playoffs, which begin next week.
Despite a third quarter comeback attempt, Blackman drops their first game of the year at Hoover, Alabama, 35-20.
Eagleville improves to 6-and-4 on the year and are playoff bound after their home win over Community.
Riverdale scored 21-unanswered points in the third quarter to open up a big lead enroute to a 42-to-20 win at Smyrna.
The La Vergne Wolverines haven't been in the playoffs since 2006. That is until this year. They defeated Siegel 56-to-23 and punched a ticket to the playoffs for just the fourth time in school history.
|"Love & Respect" MARRIAGE CONFERENCE|
Fri 6:45-10PM/Sat 8:45AM-4PM (Feb. 20-21, 2015) "Love & Respect" MARRIAGE CONFERENCE at First Baptist Church (200 E. Main St.). Dr. Emerson and Sarah Eggerichs are conducting this event. They say, "Women need love, men need respect--it's as simple and as complicated as that." For information, contact Taffiney Wiliams at 615-624-0035. You can also register on line at www.LoveandRespect.com.READ MORE »
|2015 Heart Ball|
Sat. (Feb. 21, 2014) 6:30PM-midnight 2015 RUTHERFORD HEART BALL at the Stones River Country Club (1830 NW Broad St.). This year's Heart Ball Honoree is Anita Pirtle. Special thanks to Heart Ball Co-Chairs Aimee and Chip Hoover along with Sarah and Bricke Murfree. For more information, phone 615-663-1014 or e-mail email@example.com.READ MORE »
|4th Annual CMS Super Trivia Bowl|
Sat. (Feb. 7, 2014) 6PM 4th Annual Super Trivia Bowl Challenge hosted by the PTO at Central Magnet School (701 East Main Street). Test your knowledge of odd facts and random subjects as parents, community members and students compete for prizes and glory. Team tickets are available now for $180 and individual tickets are $30. Trivia Night is a fun competition with tables of 6 person teams. Teams recruit family, friends and co-workers to compete in the 10-round trivia competition. Teams not comprised of six members will be partnered with other individual players. Spectator tickets are also available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorships are available for individuals and businesses alike. A limited number of tables are available for this event, so register now. Additional registration and sponsorship information is available at the CMS website www.central.rcs.k12.tn.us.READ MORE »
|City Hall HISTORY Show|
Mon-Fri (now-Feb. 6, 2015) 8:00-4:30PM A display showing art and artifacts of "Natives of the Western Hemisphere" (mostly South America). Dr. Tanya Peres and Dr. Richard Pace, both MTSU professors, are displaying their "finds" and sharing their stories in this fascinating exhibit in the Rotunda of the Murfreesboro City Hall. This is FREE and open to the public during regular city hall hours.READ MORE »
|City School's Foundation Roast|
Fri. (Feb. 6, 2015) 6PM MURFREESBORO CITY SCHOOL'S FOUNDATION roasts former Mayor Tommy Bragg and first lady Jeanne. This event will be at the Stones River Country Club (1830 NW Broad St.) and the dinner and roast are chairs by City Councilman Doug Young and his wife Susan. Tables of 8 are $2,500 and individual tickets are $250. For more information, contact the Murfreesboro City Schools at 615-893-2313.READ MORE »
|COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER|
daily during office hours (Now-Feb. 1, 2015) United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is sponsoring a COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER to collect diapers, bottles, wipes, blankets, and onesies (newborn to six months). The collection bins will be in Murfreesboro at the United Way Office on Memorial Blvd., Rutherford County Health Department on Burton St., and City Auto on Bridge Ave. Donations can also be made at La Vergne City Hall, 5093 Murfreesboro Rd. For more information visit www.unitedwayvolunteer.org or phone United Way at (615) 893-7303.READ MORE »
|Free Smoke Detectors...Installed Free|
FREE SMOKE DETECTORS: Smoke detectors SAVE LIVES, but many area homes do not have these units. Some have units that no longer work. If you live within the Murfreesboro city limits, phone Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department. They will be happy to install a new, working smoke alarm for FREE! Residents in the city of Murfreesboro should phone 615-893-1422. Residents in Rutherford County can contact the Rutherford County Fire Department at 615-867-4626 to get a free smoke detector installed.READ MORE »
|GREENBELT Sign-Up Deadline|
DEADLINE: March 1, 2015 to sign-up your property for the GREENBELT PROGRAM. TCA 67-5-1006 states any greenbelt application not recorded by March 1 is to be disqualified for that applicable tax year. Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell says, "If you have received an application from our office and have not yet completed and recorded it; you must do so in order to avoid the removal of the property from greenbelt and the assessment of any rollback taxes." For more information, contact Jennifer Sanborn at the Property Assessor's office (319 N. Maple St., suite 200, Murfreesboro or phone 615-907-3625)READ MORE »
|Historical Society Opens Ransom School On Saturday Mornings: Volunteers Needed|
Saturdays, 9AM-Noon: The Rutherford County Historical Society has opened the Ransom School (717 N. Academy St.) to the public on Saturdays from 9:00AM to Noon. Volunteer teams are needed to cover these hours. Preferably a man and women team. If you are interested in participating in this historical project, please contact Gwen Boyd email@example.comREAD MORE »
|Linebaugh WINTER READING Program|
(Jan. 26-March 7, 2015) Linebaugh Library's WINTER READING PROGRAM for persons age 14+. Come by the Linebaugh Public Library at 105 W. Vine Street or any branches and start reading. For more information, phone 615-893-4131. Visit their website: www.Linebaugh.org.READ MORE »
|Low Income HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE|
Low-Income HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE program through the Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency (1406 W. College St.). This is to help cover the high cost of heating and cooling a home. To qualify, an individual's income can not exceed $17,505, and if a couple--not more than $23,595. For more information, phone 615-893-8938 or 615-895-3093.READ MORE »
|MASTER GARDENERS CLASS is "Full"!|
Tues. (Jan 20, 2015 for 10-weeks) 6-9PM MASTER GARDENERS CLASS at the Rutherford County Agriculture Extension Service (315 John R. Rice Blvd.). Sorry, the Master Gardners Class is now full. Sign-up quickly for the Garden Basics Class, as it too is nearing capacity. The GARDEN BASICS CLASS is taught 6-9PM Thursday evenings (fee $45) for 5-weeks (Jan. 22 - Feb. 19, 2015). It is available on a "first come" basis. Phone 615-898-7710 quickly.READ MORE »
|Murfreesboro Citizens Academy|
Mon. (Feb. 2-March 23, 2015) 5:30-8:30PM The 2015 Murfreesboro Citizens Academy is taking applications for an exciting, interactive seven-session series on Municipal government. If you're curious about how the City of Murfreesboro government works and want a behind-the-scenes look at everything from the Police and Fire departments, CityTV, land use planning, and wastewater treatment, the Citizens Academy is the place for you. There is a $25 fee. For more information, contact Jim Crumley, Assistant City Manager, at 615-849-2629.READ MORE »
|Murfreesboro Parks & Rec passes 25% off during January|
(Jan. 1-31, 2015) MURFREESBORO PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT is offering passes at 25 per cent discounts during the entire month of January. For example, you can save 25% on using the exercise services, running track, swimming and more. You select monthly or yearly passes and save 25% January 1-31, 2015.READ MORE »
|SPECIAL KIDS RACE|
Sat. (March 21, 2015) 4th Annual Special Kids 15K, 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run with much of the run through the historic Stones River National Battlefield and surrounding flat terrain countryside. It is sponsored by the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and starts and ends at their massive center (1272 Garrison Drive). Because MMC underwrites all expenses, every dollar goes to help the kids.
|WGNS Blanket Brigate|
All Winter: The WGNS Blanket Brigade gives out the new blankets furnished by members of this community to our area's homeless population. On cold winter nights, a blanket can mean the difference between life and death. For health reasons, it is important that only NEW BLANKETS are accepted. This is a great on-going project for Sunday School classes, scout groups, social organizations, businesses and individuals. Bring your blankets to WGNS at 306 South Church Street or to any of the Wilson Bank and Trust branches in Rutherford County.READ MORE »
|YOUNG LIFE DINNER|
Mon. (March 2, 2015) 6:30PM YOUNG LIFE BANQUET at the Experience Community Church (521 Old Salem Rd.). The dinner is FREE, and Young Life Director Matt Thomas will host the event and tell how over 400 students at Blackman, Central Magnet, Oakland, Riverdale and Siegel High Schools communicate God's love. It's FREE, but they need to know how many are coming for dinner. For reservations, email rsvp.YLboro@gmail.com or phone 615-895-0307.READ MORE »