The MTSU football season is finally here as long-time head coach Rick Stockstill previewed this Saturday’s game against Savannah State during the weekly press conference on Monday. The Blue Raiders open up their 100th season of football on Saturday at 6 p.m. atFloyd Stadium against the Tigers from the FCS.
It was the hottest ticket in high school football in the midstate -- Oakland at Blackman.
The game and the temperature lived up the to hype. It was Blackman's third quarter score by running back Charlie Davidson that gave the Blaze a 28-21 win over the Patriots on Sunday.
Siegel Middle football hosted Blackman last week, and the two squads slugged it out in an explosive first quarter before things settled down. Blackman pulled away in the second half and won 28-6.
The following is last week's local results, and a look at this week's prep and middle school sports schedule:
MTSU is back in session this week, so it means all of the fall sports on campus are in back in action.
Riverdale's football team followed Smyrna's Thursday night win over La Vergne in District 7-AAA play by defeating Siegel 21-0 on the road on Friday night to notch its first league win of the season.