Austin Peay begins 2014 with 17 of its first 20 games at Raymond C. Hand Park, including the season-opening series against Iowa, Feb. 14th-16th. It is the second consecutive season the Hawkeyes have visited Clarksville to start a campaign.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds treated South Nashville Little League and 8,004 fans to a 7-2 win over the visiting Iowa Cubs Saturday night at Greer Stadium.
Prior to the game, the recent Little League World Series participants joined the Sounds on the field during the pregame festivities. The Sounds honored the team by wearing their Southeast Little League caps during the game.
Nashville, TN - Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Johnny Hellweg was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday afternoon by the league office.
Hellweg has turned in an outstanding season during his first year at the Triple-A level. The fireballer is 11-5 with a 3.16 ERA (42er/119.2ip) in 22 starts for the Sounds this season.
The 24-year-old ranks 2nd in the PCL in ERA and is tied for 2nd in wins, while leading the circuit in winning percentage (.688) and opponents average (.226).
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds will host the division-rival Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) to a four-game series at Greer Stadium from Friday, August 30th, to Monday, September 2nd, for the team’s final homestand of the 2013 season, presented by the Nashville SCENE.
The homestand will be highlighted by two fireworks shows, one Sounds CARE jersey auction, Fan Appreciation Day and a special night in which the Sounds will honor the South Nashville Little Leaguers.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds held the visiting Tucson Padres to only three hits in the team’s seventh shutout victory of the season: a 3-0 win Tuesday night at Greer Stadium.
The Sounds wrap the homestand winning seven of the eight to complete their winningest homestand greater than four games since the 2003 season.
Nashville, TN – Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, has been found in Jackson and Scott counties. The identification was made recently and has been confirmed by USDA.
Both counties will now be placed under quarantine. Earlier this summer, Hamilton County was also placed under quarantine when EAB was found in trees near a rail hub in Chattanooga, TN.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Baseball head coach Gary McClure is a candidate for the University of Iowa baseball programs head coaching job.
According to Clarksville Online sources, McClure interviewed for the position last week.
Nashville, TN – Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, has been found in Hamilton County. The identification was made recently and has been confirmed by USDA.
The find in Hamilton County is of particular concern because it is not adjacent to the already quarantined areas in East Tennessee. At least a dozen trees adjacent to the rail lines in Chattanooga and an EAB trap located in a park near the rail hub tested positive for the insect.
Washington, D.C. – On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.
As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country.
Here are some facts about the Fourth of July from the United States Census Bureau.
Des Moines, IA - The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Wednesday evening at Principal Park. Each team recorded a one-run victory in the twinbill as Nashville captured the opener, 5-4, before dropping the nightcap, 1-0.
In the opener, Chris Narveson (1-2) made his fifth rehab start for the Sounds and held the I-Cubs to two runs on four hits over five-plus innings of work, tossing 80 pitches to earn the victory. He walked one batters and struck out two.
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