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Nashville Sounds beats New Orleans Baby Cakes off Matt McBride Walk-Off Homer

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Matt McBride hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Nashville Sounds a dramatic 6-4 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of 8,262 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday afternoon.

With the score even at 4-4, Franklin Barreto laced a two-out triple into the right-center gap to set the stage for McBride. He hit the first pitch from lefty Kelvin Marte into the left field seats to give Nashville (10-11) the abbreviated four-game sweep.

Nashville Sounds Outfielder Matt McBride Clubs 12th-Inning Two-Run Homer to Move Win Streak to Four. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Outfielder Matt McBride Clubs 12th-Inning Two-Run Homer to Move Win Streak to Four. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Baseball heads to Nashville to face Vanderbilt Commodores

 

Austin Peay (20-21, 11-12 OVC) at Vanderbilt (26-17, 10-10 SEC)

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Hawkins Field

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – With its surging offense in tow, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will get a finals week test when it meets Vanderbilt in a 7:00pm, Tuesday contest at Hawkins Field in Nashville.

The Govs bats pounded out 52 runs during last week’s four games while posting a .365 batting average and hitting eight home runs.

Austin Peay Baseball takes on Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball takes on Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to hold Food for Fines, May 1st – 14th

 

Patrons with fines on their accounts can exchange one food donation for $1.00 in eligible fines

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – From May 1st through May 14th, 2017 the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will be accepting food donations in exchange for $1.00 of eligible fines for each item.

This year’s Food for Fines benefits Manna Café, a non-profit organization that feeds the hungry.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is bring back its Food for Fines to be held May 1st-14th, 2017.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is bring back its Food for Fines to be held May 1st-14th, 2017.

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APSU Men’s Basketball coach Matt Figger signs Ivan Cucak, Ed Stephens

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – He hasn’t been on the job long, but new Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger has already added two signees to the Governors ranks, with Ivan Cucak and Ed Stephens set to join APSU in the fall.

“I’m trying to build a team to immediately compete,” Figger said. “Any team with good point guard play and a guy to throw inside two are big-time pieces you need in college basketball.”

Austin Peay Men's Basketball signs 7-0 center Ivan Cucak and point guard Ed Stephens for 2017-2018 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball signs 7-0 center Ivan Cucak and point guard Ed Stephens for 2017-2018 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA says Tennessee Gas Prices on the Downturn

 

AAATampa, FLTennessee gas prices declined for the 10th consecutive day on Sunday. The state average dropped 2 cents last week, and motorists should see another round of falling prices this week.

“Gas prices were knocked off their seasonal upward trend, when new data revealed record-high refinery activity, setting off market concerns of a gasoline glut,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

Gas Prices push lower amid market concerns of a gasoline glut.

Gas Prices push lower amid market concerns of a gasoline glut.

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APSU announces Morris Cephas joins Volleyball staff

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Morris Cephas, who was head coach at King University the past three seasons, will join Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team as assistant coach effective Monday. He replaces Brian Netzler, who accepted a position at Miami University (Ohio) in March.

Cephas, a 2011 graduate of King University, had been King University women’s volleyball head coach since 2013, leading the Division II program to 54 victories overall.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce May Events

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce several May events, providing opportunities for networking, education and recognition.

2015-16 Chamber Chairman Tommy Bates and 2016-17 Chairman Sidney Johnson pass the ceremonial gavel during the exchange of leadership at the Chamber’s 2016 Annual Dinner & Gala.

2015-16 Chamber Chairman Tommy Bates and 2016-17 Chairman Sidney Johnson pass the ceremonial gavel during the exchange of leadership at the Chamber’s 2016 Annual Dinner & Gala.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum May 2017 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, 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.

Some of the events in May at the Museum are: The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper, A Fine Note, Peggy Kretchmar Leland: Abstracted Surroundings, The Big Payback and Art & Lunch: Patrick Vincent.

Peggy Kretchmar Leland - Past and Present

Peggy Kretchmar Leland – Past and Present

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Lanes Closed at Madison Street and Memorial Drive Intersection

 

Monday, May 1st, 2017                

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed approximately 100 feet of the outer westbound lane of Madison Street from 1803 Madison Street to the Memorial Drive intersection and the outer northbound lane Memorial Drive from Madison Street to Medical Center Court for sewer main line repair and maintenance.

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Dodging the Roadkill: Safety First, Ego Last

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – If you’ve been following this motorcycle journey I’m on, you know that I’m uncovering thrill after thrill. I’m also soaking up the knowledge and advice from bikers who have been on their own journey for a long, long time.

I am by NO means an expert. My stories, and opinions are from a guy who is still just getting out of the starting gate.

Riding a motorcycle is dangerous. It demands my total attention. Disaster can strike in an instant. It’s something that you know going in.

Before I bought a bike, I was a serious “Type A” driver. By the time I reached my destination, I was convinced that every other car on the road was an idiot, or a moron, or shouldn’t be allowed on my highway. You know the type. I was THAT guy.

Hank and his Harley

Hank and his Harley

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