Topic: Music City
Sean Halton, Jeremy Hermida, Hunter Morris Homer To Power Nashville Offense
Round Rock, TX – Sean Halton, Jeremy Hermida, and Hunter Morris each homered to power the Nashville Sounds to a 13-6 victory over the Round Rock Express in their season finale on Monday afternoon at The Dell Diamond.
Nashville (77-67), which gained a split of the season-ending six-game series against Round Rock, finished the year with the 23rd winning campaign in the franchise’s 37-year history. The Sounds spent 100 of the 152 days of the 2014 PCL season in first place.
BenBella Publication Includes Songwriting Tips From Music City Elite; Available In Stores September 9th
Nashville, TN – A hit song resonates across generations, genders and backgrounds. These #1s become “our songs.” They are the soundtrack to our lives. The songs themselves become timeless, and the stars who sing them become legends. Every song tells a story and, in his new book “Nashville Songwriter”
(The Inside Stories Behind Country Music’s Greatest Hits), music biographer Jake Brown reveals these stories – and one of Music City’s best-kept secrets. The book will be available September 9th from BenBella Books, at popular online retail outlets including Amazon and in major book retail chains nationwide including Barnes&Noble, IndieBound, !ndigo and Books-A-Million.
Pitchers to Represent Sounds, Pacific Coast League in Triple-A All-Star Game on July 16th in Durham
Nashville, TN – Starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson and reliever Donovan Hand have been named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team and will represent the Sounds on the 30-man squad that takes on the International League stars in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 16th at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina.
Nelson was the top vote-getter among PCL players and will serve as the league’s starting pitcher in the 6:00pm CT contest. Hand was selected as a reserve by the PCL office.
Nashville, TN – I’ve always been interested in what lies beneath the ground I tread on each day. In adolescence, my girlfriends and I wore so many grooves into the cracked sidewalks—often dipping into alleys to watch the boys play hockey—that as an adult, I began to wonder what kind of geology lay just beneath my urban, yet Appalachian home of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
I explored this, and how that landscape may have shaped me in my poetry collection, The Pattern Maker’s Daughter.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds announced today that a new, high-definition video version of its famous guitar-shaped scoreboard will be one of the signature pieces at First Tennessee Park when the new ballpark opens next April in North Nashville.
Sounds owner Frank Ward said today that it became very clear to the team that a version of baseball’s most famous scoreboard was something that needed to be included at the new facility.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Zoo is pleased to present Keepers of the Wild, an evening lecture with wildlife photographer Christian Sperka on Thursday, June 5th at 6:00pm. The presentation featuring Sperka’s images will take place in the Zoo’s Croft Center and is free to the public.
Sperka has spent the past two years working as a field guide and wildlife photograph er at the Thanda Private Game Reserve in Northern Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. His lecture will focus on the conservation efforts and challenges of a private game reserve in South Africa and the rising threat to Africa’s rhino population. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville Completes First Winning Road Trip Since 2011
Oklahoma City, OK – Jimmy Nelson worked his fifth straight quality start and Nashville batters slugged three homers for the second straight game to propel the Sounds to an 8-5 victory over the Oklahoma City RedHawks in the finale of a four-game series on Sunday afternoon at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
With the victory, the Sounds wrapped up their first winning multiple-series road trip since August 2011, closing the swing with a 5-3 mark. Nashville (12-11) now possesses a winning record for the first time since the third day of the season.
Austin Peay State University Women’s Track and Field at Vandy Black and Gold Invitational this weekend
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team returns to action this weekend when it travels to the Music City for the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, a two-day event scheduled to begin 4:00pm, Friday, and continuing 10:00am, Saturday, at the Vanderbilt Track Complex.
102.5 FM Will Continue To Broadcast Nashville Sounds Baseball Games
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is excited to announce an extension of its partnership with 102.5 “The Game” (WPRT-FM) as the team’s flagship station for game broadcasts during the 2014 season.
The Game, which has served as the team’s flagship station since 2012, will air all of the Sounds’ 144 games over the airwaves on 102.5 FM or 94.9 FM “Game 2″ in 2014.
Nashville, TN – Most people you meet in Downtown Nashville who frequent Back Alley Diner, located at 217 Arcade Alley and nestled—literally in a back alley—between Church and Union Streets call it one of those rare “hidden gems.”
They didn’t have to convince me of the “hidden” part as it took Jordan and I a half-hour of walking in circles last February in the snow to find that it was actually less than a five-minute diagonal dash from his apartment.
But if finding it was difficult, discovering the “gem” part of the equation was more than easy. Welcomed by a friendly, soft-spoken young man into the warm century-old structure—we could see right away that the atmosphere was one of a kind.
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