Topic: Colorado Springs CO
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Christian School is proud to announce that it has been granted accreditation by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and has applied for additional accreditation through AdvancED (formerly SACS – Southern Association of Colleges and Schools).
From the inception of Clarksville Christian School in 2007, the desire has been to strive for excellence. CCS has undergone an intensive and rigorous five-year process to earn this distinction.
Fort Campbell’s Major General James C. McConville recognizes Wounded Warriors selected to Warrior Games
Fort Campbell, KY – The Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell Maj. Gen. James C. McConville tells Sgt. 1st Class Landon Ranker and Spc. Jasmine Perry how proud he is that they will be representing the Army in the Warrior Games.
The Warrior Games is an Olympic-style competition for wounded, ill, and injured service members from all branches of the U.S. armed forces. Ranker and Perry will compete in a variety of track and field, swimming, running and cycling events from April 30th to May 5th in Colorado Springs, CO.
Written by Sgt. Duncan Brennan
Fort Carson, CO – This Army installation tucked into the Rocky Mountains, hosted Task Force Eagle Assault, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division for High Altitude Mountainous Environment Training. This is training that is now required of all aviation units preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
This rotation yielded new and old challenges to TF Eagle Assault command and pilots. This training precedes the arrival of 13th Combat Aviation Brigade to Fort Carson, CO, by mere months. Some in the local communities and activist groups clamored to stop the arrival of 13th CAB because of fears of damage to the environment and potential degradation to the quality of life in the areas surrounding Fort Carson, CO.
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Two Army Special Operations Aviation Soldiers who died in a helicopter accident August 8th, at a live-fire range on Fort Benning, GA, have been identified.
Capt. John D. Hortman and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Steven B. Redd both assigned to 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, KY, died after their AH-6M Little Bird helicopter crashed while conducting routine military training involving Rangers and other special operations personnel.
Sky Sox Plate Four Late Runs Against Nashville Bullpen To Steal Win
Colorado Springs, CO – Colorado Springs scored four runs in the final two frames, including two in the bottom of the ninth, to hang a walkoff 4-3 loss on the on Saturday evening at Security Service Field in the finale of a four-game series.
With the win, the Sky Sox salvaged a split of the four-game set. It marked the Sounds’ 11th walkoff loss among their 34 road defeats.
After the Sounds had two runners thrown out at the plate in the top of the ninth as they attempted to extend a 3-2 lead, Colorado Springs touched Nashville closer Mike McClendon for a pair of runs in the bottom of the frame to hang a tough loss on the visitors.
Nashville Offense Stays Hot With 20-Hit Effort
Colorado Springs, CO – The defeated the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 11-4, on Friday evening at Security Service Field.
The Nashville offense continued to thrive in the thin mountain air, legging out 20 hits one night after tying the franchise record of 24 the previous evening.
Every Sounds position player recorded a hit in the contest, led by three-knock efforts from Logan Schafer, Jordan Brown, Eric Farris, Taylor Green, and Martin Maldonado, who homered for the second straight night.
Nashville Blows Out Sky Sox In Opener, Falls In Finale
Colorado Springs, CO – The split a doubleheader against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Thursday evening at Security Service Field, triumphing 19-0 in the opener before falling 9-6 in the nightcap.
In the opener, the Sounds blew out the Sky Sox, 19-0, and tied a team record by legging out 24 hits in the game, including a season-high five home runs in the seven-inning contest. It marked the Sounds’ first five-homer effort since August 2008. All three of the Sounds’ 24-hit outbursts in club history have occurred in Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs, CO – Wednesday evening’s scheduled opener of a four-game series between theand Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Security Service Field was postponed due to rain.
The game will be made up as part of a 6:00pm CT scheduled doubleheader, consisting of two seven-inning contetsts on Thursday evening.
Right-hander Mike Fiers (3-0, 2.25) will start game one for the Sounds against lefty Clayton Mortensen (1-5, 9.82). In the twinbill nightcap, Nashville southpaw Sam Narron (5-4, 4.30) will toe the rubber against Sky Sox right-hander Greg Reynolds (5-5, 6.58).
Gamel Homers Twice For Nashville In Homestand Finale Victory
Nashville, TN – Right-hander Frankie De La Cruz hurled 7 2/3 scoreless innings and Mat Gamel belted a pair of home runs to lead theto a 7-0 shutout win over the Round Rock Express on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium in the finale of a four-game series.
With the win, the Sounds (54-57) salvaged a split of the four-game series and earned their third shutout victory of the season.
De La Cruz (6-6) continued his recent dominance on the hill by scattering six hits while striking out seven batters over his 7 2/3 scoreless frames to drop his seasonal ERA to 3.73.
APSU Sports: Men’s Baseball
Clarksville, TN – Many people forget about Matt Reynolds and the impact he had at Austin Peay. Of course, he pitched in the long shadow cast by two of the greatest pitchers in Austin Peay history. But at 6-5, 240 pounds, Reynolds certainly now casts a shadow of his own.
The truth about Reynolds is he probably shouldn’t be where he is today. He probably shouldn’t be on a Major League roster, coming out of the bullpen for the Colorado Rockies. But there he is, night after night, putting in his work. In fact, he’s tied for 16th among MLB relievers with 41 appearances, which just happens to be tops for the Rockies.
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