Written by Doug Brumley
Raleigh, NC – The Nashville Predators lost in regulation for the first time since February 17th Tuesday night, falling 4-3 to the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center in Raleigh, NC. Nashville was undone by its own uncharacteristically high number of penalties, giving a hot Carolina power play six attempts and two power play goals.
Nashville got on the board first with a goal by Craig Smith 4:15 into the game. Jamie McBain answered less than three minutes later for the Hurricanes to send the game into the first intermission 1-1. Preds forward Colin Wilson broke the tie 12:31 into the second period but Carolina’s power play struck twice before the second intermission to claim a 3-2 lead. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Jacksonville State
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay’s bid for the Ohio Valley Conference tourney championship and its seventh NCAA tournament appearance will begin 8:00pm, Wednesday, as the Governors face Jacksonville State in Municipal Auditorium.
The Governors enter the tournament as the No. 6 seed after finishing in a sixth-place tie with Jacksonville State. The Govs gained the higher seed as a result of winning the two team’s earlier meeting, a 60-57 APSU decision in Clarksville Tennessee.
Fort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Riding Stables will be holding a “Turn & Burn” Speed Show Trophy Series beginning on March 23rd. There will be eleven show date opportunities between March 23rd and October 26th. Registration will begin at 5:00pm and the show will start at 6:00pm.
If you would like to participate, there is a $25.00 blanket fee or $5.00 per class, $5.00 office fee, and $5.00 high point nomination fee. It’s free to the public to come and watch. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball faces the Morehead State Eagles in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament’s opening game
Austin Peay Women’s Basketball vs. Morehead State
Clarksville, TN – The eighth-seeded Austin Peay women’s basketball team will face fifth-seed Morehead State in the noon, Wednesday, opening game of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. The Lady Govs defeated Southeast Missouri, 88-84, Saturday to earn the final spot in the tournament.
Morehead State wrapped up its regular-season slate with a 72-70 overtime loss to SIU Edwardsville, Saturday. The two teams split the regular-season series with the home team winning each contest. Morehead State won the first meeting, 74-67 on December 31st, before Austin Peay returned the favor with an 88-81 overtime win in Clarksville, February 18th.
Fraley, who was redshirted in 2007-08 to acclimate himself to the Division I game, suffered a concussion in the 20110-12 season opening game at Middle Tennessee and proceeded to miss the Govs next nine games, a stretch that saw APSU go 1-8 without its big man. But the 6-8 local product recovered to produce the best season of his APSU career. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The movies for the 2012 season of Movies in the Park have been selected with the first showing, “Hugo”, winner of 5 Oscars, announced via Facebook.
Clarksville Parks & Recreation is encouraging all the movie-goers out there to visit the “Clarksville Movies in the Park” Facebook page every day to guess the titles for this year’s showings. Hints and clues will be provided and the first one to guess correctly receives a free treat!
Austin Peay Women’s Basketball’s Whitney Hanley becomes 9th Lady Gov to earn First-Team All-OVC honors
Hanley, of Mt. Washington, KY, averaged 18.9 points per game during the regular-season, ranking 28th nationally and third among OVC scorers. She raised her play in conference action, averaging 20.9 points per game in OVC play. «Read the rest of this article»
Tailgating: Matt Kenseth wins, but Brad Keselowski’s tweets steal the show in wildest Daytona 500 ever
After the race was pushed back a day for the first time in the event’s history due to heavy rain Sunday, NASCAR officials made the decision to run the race during primetime Monday night.
And, for the first 159 laps of The Great American Race, it appeared as if NASCAR had hit a ratings gold mine.
Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Woodmont Boulevard from Greenwood Avenue to Cumberland Drive until approximately 2:30pm.
A construction crew is repairing a water main leak on Woodmont which has closed the road to one lane of traffic.
Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 6:00pm CT at RBC Center
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators and Carolina Hurricanes face off tonight at RBC Center in their second and final meeting of the season. Nashville has posted six consecutive wins over the ‘Canes and points in eight straight dating back to December 3rd, 2003 (6-0-(0)-1 record).
The Predators last regulation loss to Carolina was the only time the Hurricanes have beat them on home ice – a 2-1 Hurricanes victory on December 3rd, 2002. Nashville is 4-2-(1)-1, and 11-3-(1)-1 in 14 all-time matchups against Carolina. «Read the rest of this article»
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