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Nashville Sounds get 3-2 win over Iowa Cubs in extra innings

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – BJ Boyd’s single in the bottom of the 11th inning scored Joey Wendle from second base to give the Nashville Sounds a walk-off 3-2 win over the Iowa Cubs in front of 7,450 fans Monday night at First Tennessee Park.

With one out, Wendle hit a bouncing ball up the middle for a single to give the Sounds a runner. His 14th stolen base of the season put him in scoring position.

After Rangel Ravelo worked a walk, Boyd lined a 1-2 pitch from Jose Rosario into left-center field for the game-winner.

Nashville Sounds Improve to Season-High 25 Games Over .500

Nashville Sounds Improve to Season-High 25 Games Over .500

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to Visit K-12 Schools

 

First stop in Memphis; continues practice of seeking educator feedback

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced he will visit members of his Teacher Cabinet in their schools this school year as he continues to keep the lines of communication open between classrooms and the Capitol.

In previous years Haslam has traveled the state to sit down and hear from educators across Tennessee.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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APSU Graduate Student Megan Hart First Recipient of Robert M. Hatcher Scholarship

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Megan Hart, a graduate student at Austin Peay State University, is the first recipient of the Robert M. Hatcher Memorial Scholarship.

The $1,000 scholarship is named in honor of Bob Hatcher, who served the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for 38 years including serving as the Non-Game and Endangered Species Coordinator from 1987 until 2001.

Megan completed her bachelor’s degree in biology in 2015 with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. She is pursuing her master’s degree in biology, focusing on conservation and wildlife biology.

Megan Hart has received the honor of being the first recipient of the Robert M. Memorial Scholarship. To Megan’s right is Mr. Hatcher’s wife, Betty. Also pictured from left are the Hatchers’ daughter, Terri Hatcher Goodwin, TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter, the Hatchers’ son, Jerry, TWRA Bird Conservation Coordinator, David Hanni, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation Executive Director, Julie Schuster, and TWRA Biodiversity Division Chief, Bill Reeves. The presentation was made on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville.

Megan Hart has received the honor of being the first recipient of the Robert M. Memorial Scholarship. To Megan’s right is Mr. Hatcher’s wife, Betty. Also pictured from left are the Hatchers’ daughter, Terri Hatcher Goodwin, TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter, the Hatchers’ son, Jerry, TWRA Bird Conservation Coordinator, David Hanni, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation Executive Director, Julie Schuster, and TWRA Biodiversity Division Chief, Bill Reeves. The presentation was made on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville.

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The Sessions Panel Empowers with Educational Summit in Nashville

 

The SessionsNashville, TN – Music Starts Here – an online resource created to educate and connect interested parties in the music and entertainment industries – hosted an informative and inspiring co-sponsored bill with The Sessions Panel on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at the W.O. Smith Music School in Nashville, Tennessee.

The high-powered panel included “Eye of the Tiger” co-writer Jim Peterik of Survivor fame, freelancer Dom Famularo, Saturday Night Live vocalist Christine Ohlman, ex-Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto, entertainment lawyer Paul Quin, music business coach Rick Drumm and artist relations manager Rick Dejonge

Rock legend Jim Peterik helped aspiring artists attain the eye of the tiger.

Rock legend Jim Peterik helped aspiring artists attain the eye of the tiger.

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New Report Outlines Innovative Steps for Creating Transformational Leadership Pipelines in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education is releasing a new report from the state’s Transformational Leadership Advisory Council, which recognized the importance of developing school leaders as a critical lever for supporting student achievement.

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen convened the advisory council in October 2015, and it included representatives from the state, advocacy organizations, national stakeholders, higher education, and school districts.

Support the development, expansion, and evaluation of regional providers that focus on innovative leader development models in Tennessee

Support the development, expansion, and evaluation of regional providers that focus on innovative leader development models in Tennessee

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Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park for final Regular Season Homestand

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds begin the final homestand of the regular season Monday when they welcome the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs – the Iowa Cubs – to First Tennessee Park for a four-game series.

The Sounds’ clinched the American Southern Division with it’s win over the Memphis Redbirds Friday night at AutoZone Park.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand.

Three Fireworks Shows, Rickey Henderson and Barry Zito Appearances Highlight Final Nashville Sounds Homestand.

Three Fireworks Shows, Rickey Henderson and Barry Zito Appearances Highlight Final Nashville Sounds Homestand.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan helps unveil Woman Suffrage Monument in Nashville

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and two other women mayors who lead major cities in Tennessee were among a group of dignitaries who spoke Friday at a ceremony to unveil the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument.

Fittingly, the statue was shown to the world on Women’s Equality Day, the 96th anniversary of the date the Tennessee House voted 49-48 to ratify the 19th Amendment, ensuring passage of the measure granting American women the right to vote.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero spoke Friday during a ceremony to unveil the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument at Centennial Park in Nashville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero spoke Friday during a ceremony to unveil the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument at Centennial Park in Nashville.

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Junior Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders and Junior T-Rac to perform at halftime on October 16th

 

Tennessee Titans

Registration Deadline is September 6th

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans are now accepting applications for the Junior Titans Cheerleading program and Junior Titans Mascot program. The Junior Titans Cheerleaders and Junior Titans Mascots will culminate in a halftime performance during the Titans regular season game against the Cleveland Browns on October 16th at Nissan Stadium.

Registration forms can be downloaded at the team’s website, www.titansonline.com. The application deadline for both programs is September 6th.

Junior Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders and Junior T-Rac

Junior Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders and Junior T-Rac

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Keith Urban & Darius Rucker Guarantee a Grand Night at the Grand Ole Opry

 

Grand Ole OpryNashville, TN – “Welcome to the show that made country music famous, the Grand Ole Opry!” It started off as a radio show back in 1925. It is now the longest running program of all time where millions can tune in regularly to Opry broadcasts via a mobile app, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Nashville’s 650 AM WSM, and on www.opry.com or www.wsmonline.com

The concerts feature multiple generations of artists from up and comers to the legends who have been members of the Opry for decades. Membership is a privilege – one is asked to join the Opry. With that honor comes some obligations such as playing at the Opry a certain number of times per year.

Keith Urban played two long sets at the hallowed hall in Music City. (Rich Lynch)

Keith Urban played two long sets at the hallowed hall in Music City. (Rich Lynch)

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Last Game between Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders

 

Tennessee Titans

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Derek Carr passed for 330 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner with less than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, helping the Oakland Raiders exit a soggy Nissan Stadium with a 24-21 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, November 29th, 2015.

Carr completed 24 of 37 passes without throwing an interception on a rainy afternoon in which his counterpart, Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota, was victimized by two costly interceptions. Mariota’s second pickedoff pass came in Oakland territory with 43 seconds on the clock to end the Titans’ hopes of pulling out a dramatic win.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) attempts a pass during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at Nissan Stadium. The Raiders won 24-21. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) attempts a pass during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at Nissan Stadium. The Raiders won 24-21. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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