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Nashville Predators down the Minnesota Wild 3-2 in shootout

 

Nashville PredatorsSt. Paul, MN – The Nashville Predators clawed their way back from a 2-1 deficit against the Minnesota Wild tonight to win the game, 3-2 in a shootout.

The two points Nashville picked up keeps them in touch with the Central Division leading Winnipeg Jets who beat Columbus 5-2 today.

Nashville faced several ex-Predators tonight with Kevin Fiala facing his former team, along with Anthony Bitetto, Ryan Suter and Pontus Aberg.  

The Predators brought former Minnesota sharp-shooter Mikael Granlund with them to face his former team as well. 

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson (33) shoots the puck against Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (20) in the first period at Xcel Energy Center. (David Berding-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson (33) shoots the puck against Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (20) in the first period at Xcel Energy Center. (David Berding-USA TODAY Sports)

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TWRA announces New Fishing Regulations in Effect, new Tennessee Fishing Guide available

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s 2019-20 fishing regulations went into effect March 1st and anglers are encouraged to obtain the new Tennessee Fishing Guide now available at locations throughout the state, on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website (www.tnwildlife.org) and on the TWRA “On the App.”

Hard copies of the guide are available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold and at the TWRA’s four regional offices located in Jackson (Region I), Nashville (Region II), Crossville (Region III), and Morristown (Region IV). This year’s statewide and specific region regulation changes to are featured on page 4 of the guide.

2019-2020 Tennessee Fishing Guide

2019-2020 Tennessee Fishing Guide

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Tennessee Lady Vols run over Ole Miss, 81-56

 

UT Athletics 

UT Lady VolsOxford, MS – The Tennessee Lady Vols closed out the regular season with a commanding victory over Ole Miss, winning 81-56 on 51.8-percent shooting on Sunday at the Pavilion at Ole Miss.

Tennessee (18-11, 7-9 SEC) was led in scoring by Meme Jackson,who hit five threes in route to 20 points while tying her season high of six assists. Rennia Davis and Cheridene Green also were in double figures for UT with 13 and 11, respectively. Evina Westbrook narrowly missed a double-double, tallying nine points and nine assists.

The Rebels (9-21, 3-14 SEC) were led in scoring by redshirt senior Crystal Allen, who turned in 30 points. Freshman Gabby Crawford also was in double digits for UM with 16 points and nine rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Meme Jackson scored 20 points, connected on five threes and dished six assists in Lady Vols win at Ole Miss, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Meme Jackson scored 20 points, connected on five threes and dished six assists in Lady Vols win at Ole Miss, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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APSU Softball loses to Radford, 4-3

 

APSU Sports Information 

APSU SoftballConway, SC – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team got three hits from Danielle Liermann, Sunday morning at St. John Stadium in the final day of the Chanticleer Showdown, but it wasn’t enough as the Governors came up just short to Radford, 4-3.

Austin Peay Softball junior Danielle Liermann went 3-3 Sunday morning against Radford. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball junior Danielle Liermann went 3-3 Sunday morning against Radford. (APSU Sports Information)

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101st Airborne Division, 52nd Ordnance Group Soldiers to return from Afghanistan

 

101st Airborne Division 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers assigned to the 101st Airborne Division and the 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) will continue to return here through March, following a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

In total, more than 500 Soldiers with “Task Force Destiny,” 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, and “Task Force EOD,” 732nd Ordnance Company, 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, will return in two welcome home ceremonies, scheduled to occur March 5th and March 9th.

All times are subject to change.

Welcome Home Ceremonies to be held this month for 101st Airborne Division and the 52nd Ordnance Group soldiers. (Sgt. Duncan Brennan)

Welcome Home Ceremonies to be held this month for 101st Airborne Division and the 52nd Ordnance Group soldiers. (Sgt. Duncan Brennan)

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Nashville Sounds announce 2019 Promotions

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its full promotions schedule for the 2019 season. The 70-game home schedule in First Tennessee Park’s fifth season features 15 fireworks shows, four themed weekends and multiple giveaways.

Single-game tickets will be available for purchase beginning Friday, March 8th, 2019 at 9:00am at the First Tennessee Park ticket office, online at www.nashvillesounds.com, or by phone at 615.690.HITS ext. 2.

Opening Weekend presented by First Tennessee begins on Thursday, April 4th when the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs at 6:35pm.

15 Fireworks Shows and Four Themed Weekends Highlight Packed Promotions Calendar for Nashville Sounds at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

15 Fireworks Shows and Four Themed Weekends Highlight Packed Promotions Calendar for Nashville Sounds at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Trump Administration Backs Marsha Blackburn’s Bill to Protect the Unborn

 

Senator Marsha Blackburn

Tennessee

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The Trump administration has announced the decision to issue a rule prohibiting the use of federal funds from going to abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, under Title X of the Public Health Service Act.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule accomplishes the same goal as S. 105, the Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act, the first bill Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn) introduced in the United States Senate.

Senator Marsha Blackburn - 7th Congressional District - Tennessee

Senator Marsha Blackburn – 7th Congressional District – Tennessee

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NASA astronauts aboard International Space Station open Hatch to SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft

 

NASA Headquarters

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Aboard the space station, NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency, and Russian cosmonaut and Expedition 58 commander Oleg Kononenko opened the hatch between the Crew Dragon and the orbital laboratory at 7:07am CST.

The crew members opened the hatch to Crew Dragon following standard leak checks and pressurization since the spacecraft completed its hard dock to the station at 5:02am, the first autonomous docking of any U.S. spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Expedition 58 crew members enter the SpaceX Crew Dragon for the first time. They are wearing protective gear to avoid breathing particulate matter that may shaken loose during launch. (NASA)

Expedition 58 crew members enter the SpaceX Crew Dragon for the first time. They are wearing protective gear to avoid breathing particulate matter that may shaken loose during launch. (NASA)

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APSU Softball’s Morgan Rackel named OVC Pitcher of the Week, Tennessee Sports Writers College Pitcher of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information  

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball’s Morgan Rackel added two more weekly honors to her selection as this week’s Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week by being named both the collegesportsmadness.com Player of the Week for the OVC and the Tennessee Sports Writers College Pitcher of the Week.

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NASA reports SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Docks to Station

 

NASA Headquarters

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – After making 18 orbits of Earth since its launch early Saturday morning, NASA reports the Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully attached to the International Space Station’s Harmony module forward port via “soft capture” at 4:51am CST while the station was traveling more than 250 miles over the Pacific Ocean, just north of New Zealand.

As the spacecraft approached the space station, it demonstrated its automated control and maneuvering capabilities by arriving in place at about 492 feet (150 meters) away from the orbital laboratory then reversing course and backing away from the station to 590 feet (180 meters) before the final docking sequence from about 65 feet (20 meters) away.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon is docked to the station’s international docking adapter which is attached to the forward end of the Harmony module. (NASA TV)

The SpaceX Crew Dragon is docked to the station’s international docking adapter which is attached to the forward end of the Harmony module. (NASA TV)

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