Cape Girardeau, MO - Starter Lee Ridenhour threw seven scoreless innings and Austin Peay State University’s offense scored nine unanswered runs en route to a 9-4 OVC series-opening victory against Southeast Missouri, Friday night at Capaha Field.
Papillion, NE -The Nashville Sounds crushed four baseballs over Werner Park’s outfield walls Friday night, but never recovered from a five-run first inning turned in by the Omaha Storm Chasers, who defeated the Sounds 6-5.
Laying the lumber for the Sounds was first baseman Hunter Morris, who homered twice in the game, third baseman Stephen Parker, and right fielder Cole Garner. Morris, the 2012 Southern League MVP, connected on his first shot with two outs in the first inning and again in the sixth to mark the first time since Sounds left fielder Sean Halton hit two in one game on August 22nd last season. Parker hit his in the sixth; and Garner sent his to left field in the ninth to pull the Sounds to within one.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators lost to the Dallas Stars 5-2 on this Friday night in Smashville, where there was still a glimmer of hope that they could make the playoffs. Those hopes seemed to be dashed with tonight’s loss.
Dallas rookie Alex Chiasson scored two goals as Dallas won their fourth straight game keeping their improbable playoff hopes alive, Ray Whitney, Erik Cole and Tom Wandell let the scoring for the Stars who started the night 10th in the Western Conference, just three points behind the Detroit Red Wings.
Nashville, TN – As the weather slowly warms, many Tennesseans are sprucing up their outdoor property. Because these maintenance efforts often include the burning of limbs, lumber and other debris, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants the public to be aware of outdoor-burning safety precautions.
“Negligent outdoor burning can lead to death, injury, property loss and environmental damage,” says State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “Care must be taken to ensure that burnings are conducted safely.” «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Golf
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University women’s golf team hopes to build on some late-season momentum as it participates in a trio of dual matches this weekend.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team closes out its regular season with two important weekend matches at the Austin Peay Tennis Courts.
The Govs battle Tennessee Tech, 1:00pm, Saturday, with the conference title on the line and conclude the season with a 2:00pm, Sunday tilt against Jacksonville State.
Voluntary Program aimed at farmed deer, elk and other cervidae
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is launching a voluntary Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Herd Certification Program aimed at preventing the disease in farmed deer, elk and other cervidae in the state.
“Chronic Wasting Disease is a transmissible disease of cervidae that causes weight loss and eventual death of the infected animal,” said assistant state veterinarian Sara Clariday, DVM. “Although the disease has not been diagnosed in Tennessee, we want to work with captive cervidae owners to prevent the introduction of this disease, which could have a severe economic impact on producers in our state.” «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Clarksville, TN - With a third practice week under its belt, Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for a second time, 10:00am, Saturday, in Governors Stadium.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play host to arguably the hottest team in the Ohio Valley Conference this weekend at Cheryl Holt Field as Southern Illinois Edwardsville comes to Clarksville for a three-game conference series. The two teams open things up with a noon, Saturday doubleheader and conclude with a noon, Sunday single game.
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 2nd, a Student Job Fair will be held at the New Providence Community Policing Center, 640 Providence Boulevard in Clarksville.
This free event is hosted by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts.
This free event will be from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. More than 15 employers ready to hire will be in attendance.
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