Sports

8:20am

Wed May 30, 2012
Sports

United Way of Bedford County Presents First Fired Up 'N Fit Adventure 5K

United Way of Bedford County will hold its first Fired Up ‘N Fit challenge Adventure 5 K fundraiser on June 9that the Tennessee Fire & codes Academy in Bell Buckle, TN.  The Adventure Race will include tire leaping, extreme 5k run/walk where participants conquer obstacles, push their limits and celebrate victory at the finish line.  This run includes at least eight obstacles and since it is located at a State certified fire academy there will be challenges on some of the permanent fire training structures. 

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12:22pm

Tue February 28, 2012
Documentary Shot in West Tennessee

Memphis Connection to the Oscars

artwork courtesy Five Smooth Stones Productions

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) --  There's a Tennessee connection to Sunday night’s Oscars.  A documentary shot in Memphis won in the "Best Documentary Feature" category.

The Memphis Commercial Appeal says the inspirational football film “Undefeated” fairly accurately portrays the real-life experiences of Memphis businessman Bill Cortney as he leads the inner city Manassas High School football team to a winning season in 2009 and 10.

The film is also a hit with critics. It has an 83 percent favorable rating on the review site RottenTomatoes.com.

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12:51pm

Wed November 16, 2011
Final Score 86-66

Blue Raiders Trounce the UCLA Bruins

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UCLA Bruins haven't seen days this dark since Steve Lavin was winding down his coaching tenure in Westwood.

LaRon Dendy led five players in double figures with 16 points, and Middle Tennessee State rode its hot shooting to an 86-66 victory on Tuesday night, the Bruins' second stunning loss in four days.

Marcos Knight tied his career high with 15 points for the third straight game, and junior college transfer Bruce Massey had a career-high 14 for the Blue Raiders, who shot 71 percent from the floor and were 10 of 11 from 3-point range.

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