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Rivers and Spires rocked to the soulful sound of Mark Hood Friday night

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The weather was absolutely perfect Friday, April 15th for the Rivers and Spires Festival. It was warm, but not too warm with a slight wind, clear sky, perfect. Put that with plenty of food, great vendors, activities and some amazing entertainers and you had one heck of a good time going on in Downtown Clarksville.

Rivers and Spires truly has something for everyone, little, small, young and old alike. There were plenty of things to do like the laser tag area, face painting, the sports zone, the family fun zone and more.

Mark Hood kept the party going at Rivers and Spires Friday night.

Mark Hood kept the party going at Rivers and Spires Friday night.

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American Heart Association reports Hispanics/Latinos at higher risk for Cardiac Dysfunction, Heart Failure

 

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American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Hispanics/Latinos have higher rates of cardiac dysfunction but are rarely aware they have the heart-pumping problem that can lead to heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Heart Failure.

Researchers found that about half of the 1,818 adults in their study of middle-aged and older Hispanics/Latinos had cardiac dysfunction, yet fewer than 1 in 20 participants knew they had a problem.

Heart Illustration. (American Heart Association)

Heart Illustration. (American Heart Association)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball plays Green Bay Friday in first round of NCAA Tournament

 

#7 Tennessee Lady Vols (19-13) vs. #10 Green Bay Phoenix (28-4)

Friday, March 18th, 2016 | 5:10pm ET/4:10pm CT
Tempe, AZ | Wells Fargo Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 7 seed Lady Vols (19-13) will make their 35th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance as they play No. 10 Green Bay (28-4) in the first round in Tempe, Arizona on Friday at 2:00pm PT/ 5:00pm ET / 4:00pm CT on ESPN2. The game is at Wells Fargo Arena on the Arizona State University campus.

Tennessee (19-13, 8-8 SEC) has been awarded a No. 7 seed in the Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Regional of the 64-team 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Artwalk to be held March 3rd, 2016

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum March 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

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 November at the Museum are: A Woman’s Touch: Celebrating Tennessee Crafts, James Alexander: Sculptural Thinkings, School Days: From the Collection and For Adults: Picture Book Art: Stories from Around the World.

Marmalade Sky by Elizabeth LaPenna

Marmalade Sky by Elizabeth LaPenna

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Michael Costanzo named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore pitcher Michael Costanzo, of the Austin Peay State University baseball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Costanzo was named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, Monday, after carrying a no-hitter into the seventh inning of Saturday’s contest against Bradley. The Chicago native was masterful in his third career start, scattering two runs, a hit and a walk to go along with eight strikeouts.

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APSU Baseball pitcher Michael Costanzo allows one hit in 12-0 rout of Alcorn State

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Sophomore left hander Michael Costanzo allowed just one hit and struck out 10 and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team downed Alcorn State, 12-0, in the Riverview Inn Governors Challenge, Friday afternoon.

A week after taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Costanzo (2-0) got off to a quick start against Alcorn State, retiring the first six batters he faced.

Austin Peay Baseball rolls past Alcorn State Friday, 12-0. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball rolls past Alcorn State Friday, 12-0. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball wins Game 2 against Bradley, 8-4

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Sophomore left-handed pitcher Michael Costanzo carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and got some early run support as Austin Peay State University’s baseball team won Game 2 of its three-game series against Bradley, 8-4, Saturday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball gets 8-4 victory over Bradley Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball gets 8-4 victory over Bradley Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Chamber Singers to begin Tennessee, Illinois tour in March

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This March, Austin Peay State University’s premiere choral ensemble – the Chamber Singers – will showcase their talents in Tennessee and Illinois during their 2016 tour. The group will visit local high schools during the day, and they will perform free concerts for members of these local communities.

APSU Chamber Singers

APSU Chamber Singers

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U.S. Soccer to hold SheBelieves Cup Games at Nissan Stadium

 

Nissan Stadium to Host a Doubleheader Featuring the USA, England, Germany and France

U.S. SoccerChicago, IL – U.S. Soccer will host an elite, four-team international tournament featuring four of the top five ranked women’s national teams in the world as England, France and Germany join the USA for the SheBelieves Cup to be held from March 3rd-9th at three venues in the southeastern United States.

The SheBelieves Cup underlines U.S. Soccer’s continued commitment to investing in the growth of women’s soccer, and will be the globe’s premier women’s soccer tournament staged in advance of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

U.S. Women's Soccer comes to Nashville Tennessee March 6th. Pictured, United States defender Ali Krieger (11) tracks the ball down in front of Germany forward Anja Mittag (11). (Michael Chow-USA TODAY Sports)

U.S. Women’s Soccer comes to Nashville Tennessee March 6th. Pictured, United States defender Ali Krieger (11) tracks the ball down in front of Germany forward Anja Mittag (11). (Michael Chow-USA TODAY Sports)

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