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Nashville Sounds beat Iowa Cubs 3-1 for fifth straight victory

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN - The red-hot Nashville Sounds sent a season-high crowd of 8,011 fans home happy on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium by recording their fifth straight victory, a 3-1 triumph over the Iowa Cubs.

The win combined with a Round Rock loss to New Orleans gave Nashville (17-12) sole possession of first place in its division for the first time since April 17th, 2011. The Sounds have won eight of their last nine games.

Nashville Sounds win fifth straight with 3-1 victory over Iowa (photo courtesy Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds win fifth straight with 3-1 victory over Iowa (photo courtesy Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose 4-1 at Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds were on the short end of a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Iowa Cubs on Monday evening at Principal Park in the opener of a four-game series.

The loss was Nashville’s third in a row after opening the season with consecutive wins.

Eugenio Velez (2-for-4) continued his strong start to the season for the Sounds, swatting a one-out solo homer off I-Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada in the second inning to spot the visitors a 1-0 lead. Velez has hit safely in each of his four contests (7-for-13, .538) after concluding the 2013 campaign with a 22-game hitting streak.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field begins season with high marks

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUOxford, MS – A sweep of the relay events and a trio of school records made Austin Peay State University women’s track and field outdoor opener at the Ole Miss Open a success, Saturday.

The Lady Govs picked up right where they left off from their third-place finish at the OVC Indoor Championships three weeks ago. Despite the break, Austin Peay showed no signs of slowing down after the program’s best indoor finish under the direction of head coach Doug Molnar.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Volunteers to face Iowa Hawkeyes in NCAA Tournament

 

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UT VolsKnoxville, TN - The Tennessee basketball team faces Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday at UD Arena at 9:10pm (ET).

Tickets will be available for purchase on www.ticketmaster.com .

The Volunteers (21-12, 11-7 SEC) are vying for the No. 11 seed in the Midwest Region, which leads to Indianapolis, Ind.

The winner of Wednesday’s game meets No. 6 seed UMass on Friday in a second-round game in Raleigh, N.C.

UT Vols to face Iowa in NCAA Tournament (UT Sports Information)

UT Vols to face Iowa in NCAA Tournament (UT Sports Information)

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Clarksville Montgomery County under Tornado Watch and Wind Advisory Friday, February 20th

 

National Weather ServiceMontgomery County, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Clarksville Montgomery County Area. A Tornado watch 11 is in effect until 9:00pm CT.

The Tornado Watch is in effect for the following Tennessee counties: Benton County, Carroll County, Chester County, Crockett County, Decatur County, Dickson County, Dyer County, Fayette County, Gibson County, Hardeman County, Hardin County, Haywood County, Henderson County, Henry County, Hickman County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Lake County, Lauderdale County, Lewis County, Madison County, McNairy County, Montgomery County, Obion County, Perry County, Shelby County, Stewart County, Tipton County, Wayne County, and Weakley County. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University employees share recent professional developments, activities

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced a number of achievements as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Christopher Burawa, director of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, had his translation of Kristín Eiríksdóttir’s short story, “Staðsetja, Útvega, Flokka, Raða og Varðveita” (“Locating, Acquiring, Classifying, Arranging, and Preserving”) published in the spring 2014 issue of the literary journal Waxwing. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Athlete of the Week Ridge Smith

 

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APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – After a dynamic first week in a Governors uniform, freshman utility man Ridge Smith, of the Austin Peay State University baseball team, has been named this week’s Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Smith hit .600 (6-for-10) in his first weekend series against Iowa, smacking four doubles, driving in seven runs and scoring six as the Govs went 1-2 against the visiting Hawkeyes. His .600/1.000/.643 slash-line (average/slugging/on-base percentage) leads the OVC in each category after the first weekend of play.

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APSU Governors Baseball host Southern Illinois Salukis, Tuesday

 

Southern Illinois Salukis vs. Austin Peay Governors

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | 3:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand Park

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – With its season’s first victory in hand, Austin Peay’s baseball team (1-2) will seek to build on its momentum when it hosts the Southern Illinois Salukis (1-2) in a 3:30pm, Tuesday contest at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Men's Baseball plays Southern Illinois Tuesday at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Men’s Baseball plays Southern Illinois Tuesday at Raymond C. Hand Park.

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Austin Peay State University Baseball head coach Gary McClure gets 4-year contract extension

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – A day after Gary McClure became the first Ohio Valley Conference baseball coach in history to record 800 career victories, Austin Peay State University has announced it has signed its longtime coach to a four-year extension through the 2017-18 season.

McClure, who has led Austin Peay baseball to three straight NCAA tournaments and six overall, became only the 28th active coach with 800 career victories, Sunday, when the Governors defeated Iowa, 7-4.

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APSU’s Ridge Smith earns OVC Player of the Week honor

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University baseball freshman utility man Ridge Smith has quickly made a mark with his bat, earning Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week honors, Monday, after the season’s first weekend.

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