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Brewer, Lady Govs lose extra-inning heartbreaker to JSU

 

APSU Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJacksonville, AL – Austin Peay’s softball team got a huge pitching performance from Morgan Brewer Sunday afternoon, in the finale of the three-game Ohio Valley Conference series against Jacksonville State, but in the end it wasn’t enough; as the Lady Govs fell to the Gamecocks in nine innings, 1-0.

Brewer, a sophomore, limited Jacksonville State (31-11, 16-3 OVC) to five hits (all singles) and three walks in her eight-plus innings of work stranding 10 Gamecock runners on base – including runners at second and third in the fourth inning, third base in the fifth and bases loaded in the sixth.

Junior Morgan Brewer limited Jacksonville State to five hits in nine innings, in a 1-0 loss. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Junior Morgan Brewer limited Jacksonville State to five hits in nine innings, in a 1-0 loss. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Sounds Split Doubleheader With Division-Rival Omaha

 

Green Homers Twice To Cap 5-3 Nightcap Win

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park, dropping the opener 4-1 before rallying to post a 5-3 win in the nightcap. The twinbill made up Friday evening’s rainout.

Third baseman Taylor Green powered the Sounds to victory in the second contest, belting a pair of solo homers in leading Nashville (6-5) to a 5-3 triumph which snapped the club’s three-game losing skid.

Green (2-for-3) belted a two-out solo homer off Omaha starter Vin Mazzaro in the top of the second inning to give the Sounds a 1-0 lead. The blast was the infielder’s second of the year.

Nashville Sounds.

Nashville Sounds.

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Govs five-run ninth leads to OVC series victory at Jacksonville State

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJacksonville, AL – Center fielder Michael Blanchard’s infield single spurred a five-run ninth inning as Austin Peay State University’s baseball team rallied to score a 7-2 come-from-behind, Ohio Valley Conference victory against Jacksonville State, Sunday, at Rudy Abbott Field.

Austin Peay (17-18, 7-4 OVC) tied the game, 2-2, in the eighth courtesy of first baseman John Hogan’s single to bring home outfielder Jon Clinard. At the time it was just the Govs’ sixth hit of the contest.

Center fielder Michael Blanchard's infield RBI single provided the game-winning run in Sunday's 7-2 victory at Jacksonville State. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Center fielder Michael Blanchard's infield RBI single provided the game-winning run in Sunday's 7-2 victory at Jacksonville State. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Teen Club 24/7 and Eagles Middle School Program Recognizes Youth Volunteers

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Every day, the youth in the Fort Campbell community volunteer their time to ensure the well being of their friends and neighbors. They do everything from volunteering as Bell Ringers for the Salvation Army during the holidays to being role models to our Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) children at Camp We Can.

These examples just scratch the surface of what Youth Volunteers do for our community. They are local heroes for the time and effort that they devote.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Man Charged in Dickson County Murder

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has charged a Dickson County man with criminal homicide for the April 1st, 2011 murder of a 79-year-old woman in her home in Dickson, Tennessee. 
 
Edgar Ray Bettis, 65, of Dickson, Tennessee, was arrested by authorities in Jackson, Mississippi on auto theft charges after he was caught traveling through Jackson on Saturday April 2nd, 2011 the day after the murder. «Read the rest of this article»

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EKU tops Govs in OVC Tennis Championship

 

APSU Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsPaducah, KY – Experience outlasted youth in Sunday’s Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Championship match as Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team dropped a 4-1 match to Eastern Kentucky.

As regular-season champions, the Colonels (21-4) entered the tournament as the outright favorite, sporting an undefeated league record and a team comprised of juniors and seniors. In fact, the 2011 title was the second-straight for EKU and, like they did last season, the Colonels will represent the OVC in the NCAA Tennis Championships.

APSU Men's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Contact in Kunar

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBastogneKunar Province, Afghanistan – Multimedia on a patrol high up in Chowkay District’s Dewegal Valley in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. Insurgents were mortaring Combat Outpost Fortress and orchestrating their attacks on International Security Assistance Forces and civilians alike from deep within the valley. «Read the rest of this article»

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Miller’s 74 not enough, Golf Govs finish sixth at EY Invite

 

APSU Men’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMuncie, IN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team had to settle for a sixth-place finish at Ball State’s Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational.

The Govs dropped one spot, but still managed to finish ahead of Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Kentucky, who came in at 11th. Host Ball State won the event with a three-round 1104, followed by Bowling Green (1113), Northern Illinois (1120), Marshall (1123) and Wright State (1135) to round out the top five. The Govs 1143 was 14 strokes better than the Colonels.

APSU Men's Golf. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Golf. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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The final day of Rivers and Spires starts off slow, but picks up in the end

 

The Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Due to unseasonably chilly weather and a blustery wind, the third day of Rivers and Spires looked like it was going to end with a whimper rather than a bang, the victim of the unpredictable spring weather. However as the afternoon wore on, more and more people showed up to enjoy all that the festival had to offer. “The crowd hung in even though we had monsoon winds and rains, and I think it says a lot about this festival, and how much people enjoy it” said Festival Manager Doug Barber.

These girls had a great time at the 2011 Rivers and Spires Festival

These girls had a great time at the 2011 Rivers and Spires Festival

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The Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen

 

Weekly Market Snapshot

Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist

Next week, we’ll get some important housing figures. March is a critical month for home sales and homebuilding activity, as the spring season gets underway. The Index of Leading Economic Indicators is expected to be up slightly in March, as components were mixed (consumer expectations sank sharply). Friday, April 22nd is a holiday. «Read the rest of this article»

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