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Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs, 7-1

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – A spectacular outing from Iowa’s Adbert Alzolay and costly errors doomed the Nashville Sounds Friday night as they dropped their series finale against the Iowa Cubs 7-1. The loss halted Nashville’s five-game winning streak, its longest streak since 2016.

Alzolay cruised through the first four innings as he mowed down the first 12 Sounds hitters he faced. He walked a pair in the fifth inning but left both runners stranded. Nashville finally got to the highly touted prospect in the sixth inning as BJ Boyd belted his first home run of the season for Nashville’s first hit of the game.

Nashville Sounds' Longest Win Streak Since 2016 Halted. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Longest Win Streak Since 2016 Halted. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Baseball drops Morehead State, 10-4

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballMorehead, KY – Starter Michael Costanzo took a shutout into the eighth inning and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team supplied a pair of home runs in a 10-4 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Morehead State, Friday night at Allen Field.

Costanzo (7-1) opened the game with seven shutout frames. His biggest trouble came in the first inning when he allowed a leadoff single and then saw a ball hit the top of the wall in right for a second single. However, he worked around the runners on the corners by issuing his first strikeout.

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher Michael Costanzo pitches seven inning shutout against Morehead State, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher Michael Costanzo pitches seven inning shutout against Morehead State, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal states Most Home Fire Deaths Caused by Smoke, Not Flames

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Home is the place people feel safest from fire, but it’s actually the place they’re at greatest risk. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately 80 percent of all U.S. fire deaths occur in the home. Most home fire fatalities, however, are not caused by burns, but by smoke inhalation.

To help prevent these tragedies, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is reminding residents that the early detection capabilities of a working smoke alarm can mean the difference between life and death.

Most home fire fatalities are caused by smoke inhalation. A working smoke alarm can be a live safer.

Most home fire fatalities are caused by smoke inhalation. A working smoke alarm can be a live safer.

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APSU Women’s Tennis hands UT Martin 4-1 loss to advance to OVC Tournament Semifinals

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's TennisNashville, TN –  Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team easily handled UT Martin in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, 4-1, Friday, at the Centennial Sportsplex.

The Skyhawks (4-14, 4-5 OVC) came out strong, winning at No. 1 doubles. The team of Helena Kuppig and Ana Albertson responded, coming from behind to win at No. 2 doubles, but the Skyhawks won at No. 3 doubles to take a 1-0 lead into singles.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis gets 4-1 win over UT Martin at the OVC Tournament, Friday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis gets 4-1 win over UT Martin at the OVC Tournament, Friday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Beach Volleyball defeats Jacksonville State, Morehead State at Ohio Valley Challenge

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University beach volleyball picks up two victories in the opening day of the Ohio Valley Challenge.

In the early morning match against fellow 2019 ASUN affiliate, Jacksonville State, the Govs got off to a good start, as both the number four and five pairings won in three-set thrillers, to give Austin Peay an early two-point edge.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball opens Ohio Valley Challenge with wins over Jacksonville State and Morehead State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball opens Ohio Valley Challenge with wins over Jacksonville State and Morehead State. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices to Rise due to Syria Conflict

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the Third Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAATampa, FL – Pump prices will get more expensive this week, due to rising geopolitical tensions in the middle east. The conflict in Syria sent crude prices to their highest point in more than three years, and as a result, motorists are about to feel the pain at the pump.

The national average price for gasoline is the highest in more than two years. 

Crude Oil Prices soar due to conflict in Syria.

Crude Oil Prices soar due to conflict in Syria.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis loses to Eastern Kentucky at OVC Tournament

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

APSU Men's TennisNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team could not fight back from an early deficit in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, as they fell, 4-0, to Eastern Kentucky, Friday, at the Centennial Sportsplex.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis falls to Eastern Kentucky 4-0 in first round of OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis falls to Eastern Kentucky 4-0 in first round of OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball at Belmont Saturday, Tennessee State Sunday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team looks to continue its push toward a berth into the Ohio Valley Conference Championship at noon, Saturday at Rose Park in a doubleheader versus Belmont University.

Austin Peay Softball plays doubleheader at Belmont Saturday, then heads to Tennessee State for a Sunday doubleheader. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball plays doubleheader at Belmont Saturday, then heads to Tennessee State for a Sunday doubleheader. (APSU Sports Information)

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Manna Café to hold 5th annual Grits & Gravy on April 27th

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is holding it’s 5th annual Grits & Gravy, a casual breakfast-for-dinner event to celebrate its 8th anniversary in Clarksville.

Taking place on Friday, April 27th, 2018 from 7:00pm–9:00pm at the Belle Hollow (2231 Madison Street), Grits & Gravy will include a buffet-style meal; a silent auction; guest speaker Michael Bayne of Greeneville, South Carolina; acoustic entertainment by Lydia Walker; and a big announcement from Manna Café.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers support Clarksville Special Olympics

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYClarksville, TN – Soldiers from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion positively impacted the community April 13th supporting the Special Olympics of Greater Clarksville Spring Games.

The games were held at Kenwood High School and featured track and field events for children and adults with intellectual or physical disabilities. Many schools from the surrounding Fort Campbell community had students participate, including some Fort Campbell Schools.

Volunteers from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and students and staff from Northeast Middle School give a cheer a before heading to their first events at the Special Olympics of Greater Clarksville Spring Games, April 13. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Volunteers from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and students and staff from Northeast Middle School give a cheer a before heading to their first events at the Special Olympics of Greater Clarksville Spring Games, April 13. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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