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Nashville Predators hit the jackpot with win over Las Vegas Golden Knights 2-1

 

Nashville PredatorsLas Vegas, NV – The Nashville Predators rolled into Las Vegas tonight and defeated the Golden Knights, 2-1. Getting the two points was just what the doctor ordered before the NHL takes it’s annual All-Star break this weekend. 

Vegas got on the board first at 8:03 of the first period when Max Pacioretty took a pass from Alex Tuch and buried the puck past Nashville goalie, Juuse Saros for the 1-0 lead.

The teams remained tied after the first period of play with Vegas outshooting the Predators 18-13, but Saros stood tall in net to keep the Predators close.

Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) makes a save on a second period shot by Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson (71) at T-Mobile Arena. (Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) makes a save on a second period shot by Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson (71) at T-Mobile Arena. (Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports)

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#1 Tennessee Vols Basketball wins overtime thriller at Vanderbilt, 88-83

 

UT Athletics

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – Player of the Year candidate Grant Williams posted one of the dominant performances in program history to lift No. 1 Tennessee Vols to a 88-83 victory in overtime against Vanderbilt in Memorial Gym on Wednesday night.
 
Williams finished with a career-high 43 points, eight rebounds, four blocks, two assists and a key steal to carry the Vols (17-1, 6-0 SEC) to their 13th-consecutive win. It was the most points scored in a game by a Vol since Allan Houston also dropped 43 against LSU on February 10th, 1990. It was tied for the fifth-most points in a single game in school history.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) and guard Lamonte Turner (1) and forward Grant Williams (2) and guard Jordan Bone (0) react during overtime against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Memorial Gymnasium. Tennessee won 88-83. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) and guard Lamonte Turner (1) and forward Grant Williams (2) and guard Jordan Bone (0) react during overtime against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Memorial Gymnasium. Tennessee won 88-83. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Michael Roberts to retire

 

Clarksville Fire Rescue

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – Chief Michael Roberts, a homegrown firefighter and executive who has led Clarksville Fire Rescue since 1999, has announced he will retire from the post July 31st.

Over the past 20 years, Chief Roberts has presided over a period of dramatic growth in the department, which now has 12 fire stations and 235 firefighters and support personnel.

“It’s been an absolute honor to serve as chief of this great department and to serve the citizens of this outstanding city,” Roberts said.

Clarksville leader Chief Michael Roberts completing 42-year career with Clarksville Fire Rescue.

Clarksville leader Chief Michael Roberts completing 42-year career with Clarksville Fire Rescue.

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APSU Basketball hosts Tennessee State

 

Austin Peay (13-6 | 5-1 OVC) vs. Tennessee State (51-13 | 2-4 OVC) 

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | 8:000pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Finally, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team is back in the Dunn Center as they host Tennessee State, Thursday, January 23rd on Academic Appreciation Night. Tip off is set for 8:00pm.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball take on the Tennessee State Tigers at the Dunn Center, Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball take on the Tennessee State Tigers at the Dunn Center, Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball play Tennessee Tech at Dunn Center, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (8-9 | 3-3 OVC) vs. Tennessee State (1-17 | 1-5 OVC)

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | 5:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – After a grueling four-game roadtrip that spanned two weeks, Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball returns to the friendly confines of the Dunn Center to take on Tennessee State, 5:30pm, Thursday, January 24th.

The Governors (8-9, 3-3 OVC) fell to SIU Edwardsville at the last second before responding with a dominant fourth quarter against Eastern Illinois, as they claimed their first road win of the season.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball hosts Tennessee State Thursday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball hosts Tennessee State Thursday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation currently forming Spring Adult Softball Leagues

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for spring adult softball with leagues open to men and women ages 18 and older.

League play takes place at Heritage Park Softball Complex, 1241 Peachers Mill Road. Games will be weekly and include the following leagues: Men’s, True Co-Ed (equal men and women), Men’s 45 & over, Co-Ed (at least two women) and Women’s.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation now accepting Spring Adult Softball League registrations.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation now accepting Spring Adult Softball League registrations.

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Austin Peay State University’s Southeastern Grasslands Initiative hosting Volunteer Day at Dunbar Cave

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This Sunday, January 27th, 2019 Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI) will host its inaugural Volunteer Day, from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Dunbar Cave State Park.

Dr. Dwayne Estes, SGI director, gives a tour of local grasslands in 2017. (APSU)

Dr. Dwayne Estes, SGI director, gives a tour of local grasslands in 2017. (APSU)

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Three states, two times zones, Fort Campbell 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s culminating mission

 

Written by Sgt. Patrick Kirby
40th Public Affairs Detachment

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Readiness is an Army priority, and training like this prepares Soldiers for various current and future threats. This readiness training took place at Fort Campbell’s training area in Tennessee, Fort Knox, Kentucky, and the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

“We’re training for a near peer threat,” said Cpt. Vincent Shaw, commander, C Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. “Anywhere that is similar strength and capacity as the United States.”

An infantryman from 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) provides cover fire with the M240B at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center at Camp Atterbury, Indiana on Dec. 7, 2018. This machine gun fire helped initiate one of the final days of the BCT training exercise which spanned Tennessee, Kentucky and two time zones. (Sgt. Patrick Kirby, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

An infantryman from 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) provides cover fire with the M240B at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center at Camp Atterbury, Indiana on Dec. 7, 2018. This machine gun fire helped initiate one of the final days of the BCT training exercise which spanned Tennessee, Kentucky and two time zones. (Sgt. Patrick Kirby, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Austin Peay State University Zone 3 Reading Series features poet Marcus Wicker, February 7th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Critically acclaimed poet Marcus Wicker will visit Austin Peay State University as part of the Zone 3 Reading Series, reading from his works at 8:00pm February 7th.

Wicker has won several recognitions, including a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and a Pushcart Prize.

Poet Marcus Wicker will read from his works as part of the Zone 3 Reading Series at Austin Peay State University, February 7th.

Poet Marcus Wicker will read from his works as part of the Zone 3 Reading Series at Austin Peay State University, February 7th.

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Clarksville Police say Witness Observation leads to arrest of Vehicle Burglar Nathan Clay

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD)

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Sunday, January 20th, 2018, around 10:45 am, Clarksville Police report a vehicle burglar took advantage of a man leaving a vehicle unlocked in the Home Depot parking lot, 2830 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

The burglar, later identified as Nathan Clay, parked beside, quickly entered the unlocked truck and took some items inside.

Little did Clay know, a witness saw what was going on and took the time to get a detailed vehicle and suspect description which she shared with police.

Nathan Clay

Nathan Clay

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