Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds edged the division-rival Iowa Cubs in a 13-12, slugfest marathon on Sunday night at Greer Stadium to gain sole possession of second place in the PCL American Conference Northern Division.
The 13 runs scored was the highest run-output by the Sounds (35-49) in 2012 and third double-digit scoring output, which have come against all three of the Sounds’ divisional opponents. Nashville scored all 13 of its runs in the first five innings, highlighted by an eight-run fifth inning, which was a season-high.
Fort Campbell, KY – Find your perfect match when you play the “Great Getaways” game at www.AFRCresorts.com between July 2nd and August 31st. Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) patrons have an opportunity to win one of four all-inclusive “Great Getaways” vacation packages to an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC).
All you need to do for a chance to win the “Great Getaways Vacation Sweepstakes” is visit www.AFRCresorts.com where you will register and then play the online memory-match game. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed forward Paul Gaustad to a four-year, $13 million contract.
Gaustad, 30 (2/3/82), has finished no lower than seventh in the NHL in face-off efficiency in each of the past three seasons, and ranked ninth among League forwards in average shorthanded time on ice in 2011-12 (2:45). «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Due to heightened fire danger with hot, dry weather forecast for the foreseeable future and the recent burn ban for Trigg County, Kentucky, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area’s Area Supervisor just signed a temporary closure order prohibiting open fires anywhere on the Forest except in metal campfire rings in developed campgrounds only, effective immediately. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Board of Regents approves Increased Fee/Tuition Rates for State Universities, community Colleges and Technology Centers
Memphis, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents voted to increase tuition and fee rates for the six universities, 13 community colleges and 27 technology centers it governs. The rates of increase are lower this year than in previous years.
The new mandatory and maintenance fee/tuition rates will result in price increases ranging from 3.4 percent at Austin Peay State University to 7.2 percent at East Tennessee State University. Students at the University of Memphis will see a 7 percent increase in price and at Southwest Tennessee Community College will pay 4.8 percent more. «Read the rest of this article»
Early Registration Discount on Selected Courses
Clarksville, TN – Develop a new skill, explore a new idea, learn a new language, or seek a new career with one of the upcoming classes from Austin Peay State University’s Center for Extended and Distance Education. Register early and receive a 10 percent discount on selected courses.
Preregistration is required for each course.
Clarksville National Blue and St. Bethlehem were winners Saturday Night at the Tennessee District 9 Ten Year Old Little League Baseball Tournament
Written by Brian Walker
Cunningham, TN – Little League action continued at Montgomery Central Elementary School Saturday night as St. Bethlehem beat Stewart County 9-6 behind two hits each from Ryan Woldfe and Matthew Miraglia.
Clarksville National Blue defeated Woodlawn 20-7. Gavin Hams, Lance Owen and Evan Welch had two hits apiece for Clarksville National Blue. Woodlawn’s Devin Sayre hit a triple. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed free agent forward Kevin Henderson to a one-year, two-way contract worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $50,000 at the AHL level.
Henderson, 25 (12/3/86), signed with the Predators’ ECHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Cyclones, on February 1st, 2012, but played just two games with the Cyclones before being loaned to Milwaukee Admirals (AHL). «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health’s semi-annual report on healthcare associated infections released this week has good news for Tennessee hospitals and their patients.
Surgical site and bloodstream infection rates are below the national baseline, providing evidence of progress made by hospitals to keep patients healthy. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Col. William B. Hickman, deputy commander (support), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will be promoted to brigadier general in a promotion ceremony at McAuliffe Hall on July 2nd.
Hickman was nominated for appointment to brigadier general on May 24th, 2011 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 17th, 2011 with a promotion date of July 1st, 2012. Hickman served as the deputy commander (operations), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), from August 2011 to June 2012 before assuming his current position as deputy commander (support).
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