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Nashville Sounds lose to Memphis Redbirds 8-1 at First Tennessee Park

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Adam Wainwright tossed five shutout innings to lead the Memphis Redbirds to an 8-1 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 9,956 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.

In his second Major League rehab start against the Sounds in less than a week, Wainwright scattered five hits, walked two and struck out seven in the winning effort. Wainwright was in a jam in the bottom of the fifth when Nashville loaded the bases against the veteran right-hander but he struck out Jorge Mateo to end the threat.

Memphis grabbed a 3-0 lead in the third with five hits off Nashville starter Raul Alcantara. Wilfredo Tovar started the scoring with a two-run single and Lane Thomas bounced into a fielder’s choice to knock in another run.

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

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UT Football loses to #17 West Virginia

 

UT Athletics

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsCharlotte, NC – Tennessee Vols Football fell to No. 17 West Virginia, 40-14, to open the 2018 season Saturday in the Belk College Kickoff at Bank of America Stadium.
 
The Volunteers now turn their focus to next Saturday’s home-opener against ETSU. Kickoff for that contest—which marks first-year UT head coach Jeremy Pruitt‘s Neyland Stadium debut—is set for 3:00pm CT (SEC Network).
 
All-American West Virginia quarterback Will Grier led a high-powered Mountaineers offense that came to life in the second half—scoring 27 points over the final 30 minutes. Grier finished the game having completed 25 of 34 passes for 429 yards and five touchdowns.

Tennessee Vols Football sophomore running back Tim Jordan rushed for 118 yards on 20 touches and scored a touchdown Saturday against West Virginia. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football sophomore running back Tim Jordan rushed for 118 yards on 20 touches and scored a touchdown Saturday against West Virginia. (UT Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Football falls to #3 Georgia Bulldogs

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information

APSU FootballAthens, GA – Sometimes you run up against a bigger dog. Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team ran up against the biggest dog of all—the Georgia Bulldogs, ranked third in FBS—to open the 2018 season, and departed with some valuable lessons to take into next week’s home opener against Presbyterian.

The Govs needed a good start against the Bulldogs, but Georgia is ranked third in the nation for a reason—they’re a very, very good football team.

Austin Peay Football loses to nationally ranked Georgia Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football loses to nationally ranked Georgia Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Volleyball beats Stetson, Troy to remain Undefeated

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s volleyball team ran its season-opening win streak to six games with a pair of victories, Saturday, at the Middle Tennessee Blue Raider Bash at Alumni Memorial Gym.

The Governors handed Stetson a three-set defeat (25-21, 25-22, 25-20) before bouncing Troy in four sets (25-19, 24-26, 25-17, 25-19) to win the tournament title.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball Middle Blocker Kaylee Taff was named the MTSU Blue Raider Bash tournament's most valuable player. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball Middle Blocker Kaylee Taff was named the MTSU Blue Raider Bash tournament’s most valuable player. (APSU Sports Information)

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City of Clarksville offices to close for Labor Day Monday, September 3rd

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, September 3rd, 2018 to observe Labor Day.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

Clarksville Transit System will be closed as well. No regular bus service will run on Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd. Normal route service will resume Tuesday, September 4th.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Life Insurance Lost Policy Service Locates Over $6.8M for Tennesseans

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI)

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds consumers of a life insurance claims return tool that has found $6,808,924 in life insurance benefits for Tennesseans since January.

The Life Insurance Policy Locator Service, which has been available since 2016, was developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).

Service Helps Loved Ones Find Life Insurance Policies, Annuity Contracts

Service Helps Loved Ones Find Life Insurance Policies, Annuity Contracts

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to hold Suicide Prevention event, September 10th

 

Scout will dedicate memorial garden at Valleybrook Park

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network invite the public and allies in the public health, mental health, and social service fields to join in Clarksville’s Suicide Prevention Awareness event at 9:30am Monday, September 10th, 2018 at Valleybrook Park.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Austin Peay State University Govs hire Marcus Hilliard to head External Affairs

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Marcus Hilliard, who most recently served Assistant Athletics Director for Administration at UCF, has been hired as Austin Peay State University’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics for External Affairs, athletics director Gerald Harrison announced this week.

Hilliard will join the athletics department and will have primary oversight over the department’s external units: Govs Club, Communications, Marketing and Fan Experience, Ticketing, Video and Social Media. In addition, he will provide oversight for Baseball, Band, and Cheer teams. He will also be the department’s primary contact for Peak Sports Management – the department’s partner for corporate sponsorships.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum September 2018 Exhibits and Activities

 

Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

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 September at the Museum are: Carmen McDowell: Color Play, Always a Lady: A Women Painting Women Exhibition, Best of Tennessee Craft, Our Town: Stories Within Clarksville’s Doorways, Hands-on Activities, and Second Saturday Free Admission Day.

Carmen McDowell - Mayans Dream

Carmen McDowell – Mayans Dream

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NASA, SpaceX finalize plans for First Crewed Flight Test

 

NASA Headquarters

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and SpaceX are finalizing plans for launch day operations as they prepare for the company’s first flight test with astronauts on board. The teams are working toward a crew test flight to the International Space Station, known as Demo-2, with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in April 2019.

In preparation for this test flight, SpaceX and NASA will continue to complete and review the important analyses and tests leading to launch.

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and SpaceX are working on a crewed test flight to the International Space Station. (NASA)

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and SpaceX are working on a crewed test flight to the International Space Station. (NASA)

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