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Reed Harper named adidas OVC Player of the Week

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Sophomore shortstop Reed Harper, of the Austin Peay baseball team, has been named the adidas Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

Reed HarperHarper, of Clarksville, extended his hitting streak to 22 games with six hits – two in each game – and six RBI as the Govs swept a three-game set from Tennessee Tech, last weekend.

Saturday’s series opener was a roller-coaster affair as Harper committed a costly error that allowed Tennessee Tech to force extra innings but bounced back with a game-winning RBI double in the 10th. He followed that with a 2-for-3 effort in the nightcap, including an RBI single in the fifth. «Read the rest of this article»

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Major General Campbell talks about President Obama’s visit to Fort Campbell

 

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Combined Joint Task Force 101

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionAfghanistan – Major General John F. Campbell, 101st Airborne Division Commanding General, talks to Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera in New York, about President Barack Obama visiting Fort Campbell KY to personally thank Soldiers for their sacrifices, and commend members of SEAL Team-6, the Special Operations team responsible for the capture and killing of Osama bin Laden.

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Round Rock Completes Sweep Of Sounds With 10-2 Win

 

Nashville Finishes 0-8 On Road Trip, Returns To Greer Tomorrow Night

Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – The Round Rock Express completed a four-game sweep of the Nashville Sounds with a 10-2 victory on Monday afternoon at The Dell Diamond.

The loss was the eighth in a row for the Sounds (9-21), who went winless on their road trip. It marked the first time since Nashville joined the Pacific Coast League in 1998 that the Sounds have been swept in consecutive series.

The Express outscored the Sounds, 45-26, in the four-game sweep. Nashville left runners on base in seven of its innings, finishing 3-for-12 with runners in scoring position in the contest.

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville Sounds Baseball

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Motorcycle Fatality’s Name Released

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has released the name of the person killed in the motorcycle accident early this morning. The motorcycle rider’s name in the fatality crash is Donald Sherman McWain Jr, of Clarksville, TN.

For more on this story, please see: Motorcyclist dies after losing control of his motorcycle

Motorcyclist dies after being thrown from his motorcycle. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Motorcyclist dies after being thrown from his motorcycle. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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1st Brigade, Regimental and 426 Colors Return

 

Fort Campbell, KY – It was an early morning arrival as 163 Soldiers with the 1st Brigade Combat Team returned Monday morning.  With short notice, the flight which carried the 1st Brigade, Regimental and 426 colors arrived about 45 minutes early to Campbell Army Airfield.

On board the flight were the Brigade Commander, Col. Poppas, and CSM Benson along with Col. Furguson and CSM Torres who led the formation inside for their Welcome Home Ceremony.

PFC Thomas Riddle along with his mother and father Kelly & Steve Riddle, Brother John Riddle and his girl friend Emily Crossland

PFC Thomas Riddle along with his mother and father Kelly & Steve Riddle, Brother John Riddle and his girl friend Emily Crossland

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Frequent Flier Caught Again

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Repeat criminal offenders, sometimes referred to as “Frequent Fliers”, are released from jail or out on bond and then get caught committing another crime.  The following highlights another case of one of the Frequent Fliers getting caught again committing crime.

A man released from jail November 23rd, 2010 is back in jail again. On May 5th, 2011, around 8:38pm, a business owner at the 1300 block of College Street left a lawn mower, weed eater, and hedge clipper inside of the partially open trunk of his vehicle parked outside of the business.

Bernard Nelson

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Lady Govs close season with 4-3 loss to SIUE

 

APSU Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s softball team lost its final Ohio Valley Conference game of the 2011 season Sunday afternoon at Cheryl Holt Field 4-3 against Southern Illinois Edwardsville.

For Austin Peay (12-40, 7-23 OVC) the loss marked the 10th one-or-two run loss for the Lady Govs this season – including five coming in conference play.

Freshman Lauren de Castro had a two-run triple in Sunday's loss to SIUE. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Freshman Lauren de Castro had a two-run triple in Sunday's loss to SIUE. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Motorcyclist dies after losing control of his motorcycle

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN - On May 9th, at 3:19am on Tiny Town Road near the intersection of Tara Blvd, a 2004 Harley motorcycle ridden by a 33 year old male of Clarksville, was traveling west on Tiny Town Road, lost control, and was thrown from motorcycle.

The motorcycle traveled over 100 more feet after the motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcyclist died from his injuries. At this point, it has not been determined why the rider lost control of the motorcycle.

Motorcyclist dies after being thrown from his motorcycle. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Motorcyclist dies after being thrown from his motorcycle. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Red River Sirens Make Debut

 

Red River Sirens - Clarksville, TennesseeClarksville, TN – Saturday night, Clarksville’s very own Red River Sirens made their debut against the Sintral Florida Derby Demons at Magic Wheels Skating Rink.

They had great attendance as people packed in to watch these women on roller skates race around the track doing their thing.  Each team has a Jammer and they set out to lap members of the opposing team.  Roller Derby has actually been around for many years and was very popular in the 1970’s becoming a form of sports entertainment.

Red River Sirens - Clarksville, Tennessee

Red River Sirens - Clarksville, Tennessee

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Car accident on the 41A Bypass

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On May 9th, 2011 at 1:20am, on the 41A Bypass near Queens Bluff, a Hyundai Elantra driven by Jason Hallman, 38, was traveling south on the 41 A Bypass, left the roadway, traveled over 200 feet, flipped multiple times, and came to rest back on the roadway. 

Driver loses control of his Hyundai Elantra while driving down the 41A Bypass. The vehicle flipped several times before coming to a halt. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Driver loses control of his Hyundai Elantra while driving down the 41A Bypass. The vehicle flipped several times before coming to a halt. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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