Written by Doug Brumley
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators closed out a four-game homestand by preserving a 2-1 win against the Los Angeles Kings Monday night at Bridgestone Arena. But the Nashville club, which at times looked a bit flat compared to recent games, couldn’t hold on to the shutout for goaltender Pekka Rinne, who recorded his league-leading 35th win.
Roman Josi and Patric Hornqvist scored for the Predators, who wrapped up the homestand netting 7 of 8 possible points in the standings. With 81 points and sitting in fifth spot in the Western Conference, Nashville is putting some distance between itself and the sixth-place Chicago Blackhawks (73 points). «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball’s Lauren de Castro named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week
Nashville, TN – Sophomore pitcher Lauren de Castro, who picked up a pair of complete-game Austin Peay State University softball victories last week, has been Ohio Valley Conference co-Pitcher of the Week.
The Torrance, CA, native shares the award with Eastern Kentucky’s Leanna Pittsenbarger. It is Austin Peay’s first OVC weekly pitcher honor since the 2010 season. «Read the rest of this article»
Legislation protecting families goes to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam
Nashville, TN – A bill sponsored by Tennessee State Senator Tim Barnes and Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts to protect renters of recreation vehicles from carbon monoxide poisoning passed both the House and Senate on Monday.
“This legislation comes too late for those who have lost their loved ones, but with the help of their family members, we can ensure that such a tragedy never happens again,” Barnes said. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Ryan Ellis from the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL).
Ellis, 21 (1/3/91), has appeared in 22 games for Nashville this season, posting nine points (3g-6a), including two game-winning goals, and a plus-eight rating. Nashville has posted a 16-5-1 with Ellis in the lineup. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Herdie Lawrence named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Freshman of the Week
Nashville, TN – Herdie Lawrence, who dished out 10 assists while scoring 22 points in helping Austin Peay State University to a pair of victories last weekend, has been Ohio Valley Conference Co-Freshman of the Week.
That was announced Monday by the conference office.
The 6-0 guard came off the bench to score a career-best 19 points against UT Martin in APSU’s 85-67 road victory. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Riding Stables will be holding a “Post & Coast” Open Show Trophy Series beginning on March 24th. There will be eleven show date opportunities between March 24th and October 27th.
During the months of March through May, September and October, registration will begin at 9:00am and the show will start at 10:00am. During the months of June, July and August, registration will begin at 4:00pm and the show will start at 5:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»
Send 2012 first-round pick to the Sabres
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired forward Paul Gaustad and a fourth-round pick in the 2013 Entry Draft from the Buffalo Sabres for a first-round pick in the 2012 Entry Draft.
Gaustad, 30 (2/3/82), has 17 points (7g-10a) and 70 penalty minutes in 56 games for the Sabres this season, in addition to ranking 10th in the League in face-off efficiency (56.8 percent) and eighth among forwards in average shorthanded ice time (2:52). «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.
In the month of March, the Museum will feature Richard LeFevre: The Civil War Series, Assemblages: The Art of Sandra Paynter Washburn, The Words of Women, Writer’s Hour, Spring Break Activities and so much more.
Monday, February 27th, 2012
Clarksville, TN – A Clarksville Gas and Water construction crew has turned off water service on Kellia Drive, Elaine Drive and Louise Lane until approximately 4:00pm this afternoon to repair a six-inch water main leak.
Kellia Drive is also closed to traffic while the repair work is performed.
Clarksville, TN – One afternoon several years ago, the prominent Hungarian composer György Kurtág watched as a group of children banged away at a piano. They were playing with the instrument as if it were a toy, and Kurtág was struck by how much fun they seemed to have.
That observation inspired him to compose his solo piano pieces, “Játékok” (Games), which captures the playful freedom of childhood with its sometimes frenetic sounds. At 7:30pm on March 12th, Austin Peay State University professor of music Dr. Jeffrey Wood will present the little-heard piece in a concert filled with works all denoting childhood. «Read the rest of this article»
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