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November 30, 2022

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Spring Fling Begins in Rutherford County Next Week

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 is $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.

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, and 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 sports 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 are posted online at the conclusion of each event; live streaming video of running events via NFHSnetwork.com.

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

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.