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Memphis Redbirds shut out Nashville Sounds, 2-0

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds managed only four hits in a 2-0 loss to the Memphis Redbirds Monday night at AutoZone Park. With the win in the series finale, the Redbirds took three of four from the Sounds.

Dustin Fowler doubled in the first inning off Memphis starter Adam Wainwright, but that was the last extra-base hit of the night for Nashville. Jorge Mateo and Boog Powell collected singles in the third inning, and Franklin Barreto singled in the ninth.

Making a Major League rehab start, Wainwright allowed three hits in four shutout innings

Memphis Redbirds Adam Wainwright Starts Four-Hit Shutout Against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

Memphis Redbirds Adam Wainwright Starts Four-Hit Shutout Against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

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AAA says Ride-Hailing Twice the Cost of Car Ownership

 

The Auto Club Group (AAA)

AAAOrlando, FL – Ride-hailing services are a popular and convenient transportation option, but a new AAA analysis shows they are not a cost-effective replacement for vehicle ownership.

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the average driver in an urban area – the only setting in which using these services are a practical full-time transportation option – drives 10,841 miles per year.

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APSU Women’s Volleyball dominates OVC weekly awards

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – After an impressive opening weekend in Kansas City, Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s volleyball team dominated the Ohio Valley Conference’s volleyball awards for the opening weekend.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball's Cecily Gable, Jaymeson Kinley, and Kristen Stucker earn OVC Weekly Honors. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water announces Memorial Drive Area Water Outage and Lane Closure Planned for Tuesday Night

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has planned an area wide water outage on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 8:00pm for the Memorial Drive, Clearview Drive north of Memorial Drive and Hilldale Lane areas for water valve replacement work.

Area residents may also be affected by low water pressure during the work.

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101st Airborne Division Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade Takes On the New Army Combat Fitness Test

 

Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Over 100 “Lifeliner” leaders of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade gathered during the early morning hours to take on the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT).

The event began with leaders conducting the ten physical readiness training (PRT) preparation drills to get them warmed up. Upon completion, participants dispersed to five demonstration stations where they got the opportunity to witness and perform the strength deadlift, standing power throw, hand release push up, sprint/drag carry, and leg tuck.

Senior leaders of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade participated in the Army Combat Fitness Test, Aug 14, 2018, on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Service members stand in line waiting for their turn to participate in the hand release push up event. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Senior leaders of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade participated in the Army Combat Fitness Test, Aug 14, 2018, on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Service members stand in line waiting for their turn to participate in the hand release push up event. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Police report Pedestrian Fatality on 41A Bypass, Vista Lane

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – This morning, Monday, August 27th, 20188 at 4:25am the Clarksville Police Department responded to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian at the 41A Bypass and Vista Lane.

According to witnesses the pedestrian stepped out in front of a vehicle and the driver attempted to avoid the collision but was unsuccessful. The pedestrian was a 77 year old white, male named Franklin Massie.

Clarksville Police were dispatched this morning to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian.

Clarksville Police were dispatched this morning to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian.

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Former APSU Women’s Basketball star Tearra Banks signs Contract to play in Turkey

 

Slan Sports Management

Slan Sports ManagementToronto, Canada – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that form Austin Peay State University (APSU) Women’s Basketball star Tearra Banks has signed a one-year contract with Istanbulgucu of the Turkish Türkiye Kadınlar Basketbol Ligi (TKBL) for the 2018-2019 season.

Banks, a 6’3’’ center, had a strong first professional season with Beroe Star Zagora in the Women’s Adriatic Basketball Association (WABA) in 2017-2018. She averaged 18.9 points and 11.1 rebounds per game while shooting an efficient 53.4% from the field.

Banks was named MVP of the WABA Group Stage and was selected to the Eurobasket.com All-WABA Second Team.

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Griffis Team of Exit Realty Screamin’ Eagle becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP)

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The Griffis Team of Exit Realty Screamin’ Eagle is the latest organization to join the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP).

A green ribbon cutting was held in their honor on the morning of Tuesday, August 21st, 2018. City of Clarksville Chief of Staff Heather Fleming, CMCGCP Steering Committee member Rose Melton (Altra Federal Credit Union), CMCGCP Steering Committee member Bill Harpel (City of Clarksville), and CMCGCP Manager Carlye Sommers attended the ceremony.

(L to R) Vivian Bennardo, Rhonda Knight, Michaela Griffis, Amanda Griffis, Wanda Sivis, Stacy Morrison, Makenzie Griffis, Bill Harpel, Heather Fleming, Rose Melton.

(L to R) Vivian Bennardo, Rhonda Knight, Michaela Griffis, Amanda Griffis, Wanda Sivis, Stacy Morrison, Makenzie Griffis, Bill Harpel, Heather Fleming, Rose Melton.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football opens season as Rocky to Georgia’s Apollo

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Since the mid-1980’s Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s football program has tested their mettle against NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams, but it would be hard to argue they have ever faced a more formidable opponent than their September 1st season-opening challenger the University of Georgia Bulldogs.

The Governors have played almost 20 different FBS teams, led by six meeting versus the University of Cincinnati from 1985 to 2017, but never have they squared off against a team that played for College Football Playoff National Championship last, but also enters the season as the Associated Press’ pre-season third-ranked team.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2018 Season at the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, September 1st.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2018 Season at the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, September 1st.

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American Heart Association says More Sensitive Blood Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster

 

American Heart Association Circulation Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – A new test to assess a whether or not someone is having a heart attack upon arriving in the emergency room was safe and effective, ruling out heart attack in emergency room patients faster than a conventional method, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. 

The new high-sensitivity blood test for cardiac troponin, given in a hospital emergency room, was also found to be safe and effective.

4 chambers of the heart: right atrium, right ventricle, left atrium, left ventricle. (American Heart Association)

4 chambers of the heart: right atrium, right ventricle, left atrium, left ventricle. (American Heart Association)

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