Spring Fling XXIX begins next week in Rutherford County

May 16, 2022

Rutherford County is once again set to host Spring Fling, TSSAA’s unique spring sports championship event where state championships are decided in seven different sports over a four-day period, Tuesday, May 24 through Friday, May 27, 2022.

Tickets are on sale now through GoFan. A ticket is good for an entire day at any Spring Fling venue and are $12 each if purchased in advance online through GoFan and $15 if purchased with cash at the gate. Complete schedules for each sport are available at TSSAAsports.com/springfling.

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The championships for the seven sports that comprise Spring Fling will be conducted at 15 different venues in and around Murfreesboro, Tenn. The boys’ soccer tournaments will be conducted at the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex, softball will take place at McKnight and Star*Plex Fields, tennis will be held at the Old Fort Park Tennis Complex and track and field meets will be conducted at MTSU’s Hayes Stadium in 2022.

Preparations are now underway to stream the state softball tournament in its entirety, with live video from all eight softball fields at Star*Plex and McKnight. Fans will have access to these streams with a subscription to the NFHS Network.

Ten area schools will host the TSSAA state baseball tournaments. The entire Division II-A tournament will be held at Middle Tennessee Christian School and the entire Division II-AA tournament will be held at Wilson Central High School. The championships for those classes will also be played at those sites, respectively.

Sites for Division I baseball will include Eagleville and Rockvale High Schools for Class 1A, Riverdale and Stewarts Creek High Schools for Class 2A, Smyrna and Blackman High Schools for Class 3A and Oakland and Siegel High Schools will play host to Class 4A. The schedule for the Division I baseball championships is as follows:

Division I, Class 1A – Riverdale High School (Friday, May 27, 1 PM)
Division I, Class 2A – Blackman High School (Friday, May 27, 1 PM)
Division I, Class 3A – Siegel High School (Friday, May 27, 1 PM)
Division I, Class 4A – Oakland High School (Friday, May 27, 1 PM)

Spring Fling was first held in 1994 in Chattanooga. The seven-sport, Olympic-style spring sport championship tournament continues to be the only event of its kind held in the United States.

Live Coverage

Links to all live, online coverage of the championships will be available at TSSAAsports.com.

Baseball
Live play-by-play stats of every game via the Gamechanger app; live streaming video of championship games via NFHSnetwork.com.

Softball
Live play-by-play stats of every game via the Gamechanger app; live streaming video of all games via NFHSnetwork.com.

Soccer
Live play-by-play stats of every match via TSSAAsports.com; live streaming video of championship matches via NFHSnetwork.com.

Track and Field
Results posted online at the conclusion of each event; live streaming video of running events via NFHSnetwork.com.

Tennis
Results posted to the TSSAAsports.com at the conclusion of each event.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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