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About: Chris Austin


    Chris AustinChris Austin is a graduate of Clarksville High School and Austin Peay State University.

    Chris is a former Head Softball Coach for APSU, and assistant basketball coach for CHS.

    Chris has worked at the Leaf-Chronicle, and WJZM News/Talk/Sports radio. Has also worked at the Sports Information Department at APSU, and has covered championship events for the Ohio Valley Conference and NCAA.

    Chris is an avid sports fan and can be found at most Austin Peay State University sports events.

    Web Site: http://www.clarksvillesportsnetwork.com
    Email: chris_austin24@yahoo.com



Chris Austin's Articles:

    Clarksville High golfer Sam Davis signs with South Atlantic Conference champion Carson Newman

     

    Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School golfer Sam Davis became the second player from this year’s District 10-AAA boys championship team to sign to play college golf next year, as he cast his lot with Carson Newman College in a ceremony in the school’s cafeteria April 16th.

    Davis joins Hunter Richardson, who signed with Tennessee Martin in the fall signing period.

    “Sam is our second player to sign this year,” Clarksville High coach Adam Welch said. “I’m tickled about Sam signing and anytime you’re going to a program that is winning their conference title and going to the NCAA tournament — becoming a part of those type teams — is a great accomplishment.”

    Clarksville High School golfer Sam Davis is joined by his parents as he signs with Carson-Newman. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

    Clarksville High School golfer Sam Davis is joined by his parents as he signs with Carson-Newman. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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    Instant Peay Play: Signing Day starts new chapters for Austin Peay State University teams

     

    Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University, along with 634 other Division I and Division II institutions will be anxious to see how their recruiting has gone with the National Letter of Intent signing date for prospective student-athletes for the upcoming 2014-15 school year taking place this week on April 16th.

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    Clarksville High Wildcats baseball rallies in seventh to beat Station Camp 7-6

     

    Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, April 11th, to rally past Station Camp High School in Day 2 of the William Workman Tournament for a 7-6 victory.

    The Wildcats (17-3) led the Bison 5-1 heading into the top of the sixth inning, but Station Camp would take advantage of some CHS errors to score five runs against Wildcats starter Brady Cook to take a 6-5 lead.

    But Clarksville High dug in and came up against Bison relief pitcher Jamie Haefele to score twice in its final at bat for the victory.

    Clarksville High Wildcats get 7-6 victory over Station Camp Thursday.

    Clarksville High Wildcats get 7-6 victory over Station Camp Thursday.

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    Clarksville High Wildcats baseball opens tournament with 9-1 win versus Montgomery Central Indians

     

    Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s baseball team rebounded from an extra-inning loss the night before to post a 9-1 victory over Montgomery Central High School, April 10th in the opening day of the William Workman Tournament.

    After dropping its first District 10-AAA game of the season, April 9th on the road at Rossview High School, the Wildcats scored runs in five of their six at bats against the Indians (7-12) – recording 14 hits against two MCHS pitchers.

    “We needed a bounce-back game and a low-scoring game where we played well defensively,” Clarksville High coach Brian Hetland said. “That’s the key for our team, because we made some mistakes late last night and it hurt us a little bit in that game.

    Clarksville High Wildcats beat Montgomery Central Indians 9-1.

    Clarksville High Wildcats beat Montgomery Central Indians 9-1.

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    Montgomery Central Baseball has seven run first inning to beat Northwest Vikings 11-8

     

    Montgomery Central High SchoolClarksville, TN – Montgomery Central High School’s baseball took advantage of some early wildness from Northwest High School’s pitchers, April 10th in the opening day of the William Workman Tournament at the Clarksville High School’s baseball field, to score seven first-inning runs on its way to a 11-8 victory over the Vikings.

    The Indians (7-11) only recorded two hits during the scoring outburst, but those hits combined with three walks, two hit batters and two Viking errors led to a quick 7-0 advantage for MCHS.

    Montgomery Central Baseball gets 11-8 win over Northwest Vikings.

    Montgomery Central Baseball gets 11-8 win over Northwest Vikings.

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    Rossview High baseball rallies to beat Clarksville High 9-8 handing Wildcats their first District 10-AAA loss

     

    Rossview High School HawksClarksville, TN – Down 8-4 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, Rossview High’s baseball rallied to force extra innings, April 9th, on it was to handing Clarksville High School its first District 10-AAA loss of the season 9-8, in eight innings.

    Rossview (10-8, 6-2 District 10-AAA) got the rally going by scoring three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to cut the deficit to 8-7 against Wildcats relief pitcher Nolen Milton, who came in for starter Ben Bleyle – who gave up four runs to the Hawks in the first inning.

    Rossview Hawks down Clarksville High Wildcats 9-8.

    Rossview Hawks down Clarksville High Wildcats 9-8.

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    Clarksville High Wildcats baseball holds back late rally by Rossview Hawks to remain undefeated in 10-AAA

     

    Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s baseball team looked like it had everything under control, April 7th, as it went into the top of the seventh inning up three runs and its number-one pitcher on the mound, but the Wildcats had to hold off a Rossview High School rally to come away with a 3-2 District 10-AAA victory.

    The Wildcats (15-2, 7-0 District 10-AAA) starting pitcher Donny Everett (5-0) had kept the Hawks off the scoreboard over the first six inning, giving up just three hits and striking out 10 batters up to that point.

    Clarksville High Schoool Baseball holds off Rosview for 3-2 win and remain undefeated in District play (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

    Clarksville High Schoool Baseball holds off Rosview for 3-2 win and remain undefeated in District play (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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    Instant Peay Play: Youthful APSU Lady Govs track team beginning to turn heads

     

    Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s track and field team began to find its stride at the end of its indoor season, and has carried that over into the outdoor schedule, as the youthful Lady Govs are starting to turn some heads and look to be a threat at the Ohio Valley Conference outdoor championship meet in May.

    Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field/Cross Country Team. (APSU Sports Information)

    Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field/Cross Country Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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    Austin Peay State University Softball splits doubleheader at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

     

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    Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University senior pitcher Taylor Mills made the most of her first start in the circle this season, April 6th at Cheryl Holt Field, as she pitched a complete-game 6-3 victory over Tennessee Tech University after the Lady Govs had dropped the opening game of the Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader 7-0.

    Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball. (APSU Sports Information)

    Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball. (APSU Sports Information)

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    APSU Lady Govs Softball’s offense stalls in doubleheader loss to Jacksonville State Gamecocks

     

    Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team was limited to six hits, April 5th at Cheryl Holt Field, as Jacksonville State University swept the Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader versus the Lady Govs by 13-0 and 5-0 finals.

    Austin Peay Softball drops doubleheader to Jacksonville State. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

    Austin Peay Softball drops doubleheader to Jacksonville State. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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