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LEAP holds Youth Educational Excursion to New Orleans

 

LEAP OrganizationNew Orleans, LA – Youth from Clarksville, Tennessee embarked on an educational excursion that began with touring Jackson Square and visiting the 1850 House, Cabildo, and Presbytre where they learned about New Orleans rich history and sampled some of its fine cuisine.

The next day the group visited the Aquarium, and Insectarium where some got to sample gourmet insects before enjoying shops and sights of Magazine St.

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Nashville Sounds destroy New Orleans Zephyrs 13-0

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds (42-41) offense exploded for 13 runs before 7,879 fans at Greer Stadium in Saturday night’s 13-0 shutout victory over the first-place New Orleans Zephyrs.

The 13 runs by Sounds batters matches a season-high and the 13-run deficit is the largest since a 19-0 shutout at Colorado Springs in game one of doubleheader on August 4th, 2011.

Nashville Sounds defeat New Orleans 13-0 at Greer Stadium (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds defeat New Orleans 13-0 at Greer Stadium (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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APSU Governors Football adds two assistant coaches

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN - Kirby Cannon has turned within the program to hire the latest Austin Peay State University football assistant coaches.

Brandon Jordan, who played for Cannon at Missouri S&T and then served as graduate assistant a year ago, has been hired as defensive line coach while Leron Eaddy, who followed Cannon to Clarksville from Central Michigan to play his final football season, will be the program’s defensive back coach.

Austin Peay State University adds two new coaches to football program. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University adds two new coaches to football program. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds begin ambitious homestand at Greer Stadium Thursday

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN -  The Nashville Sounds continue their #LastCheerAtGreer with the team’s third homestand of the year at Greer Stadium, which begins this Thursday, May 15th.

The eight-game homestand welcomes the Oklahoma City RedHawks (Houston Astros affiliate) to Nashville for four games spanning May 15th-18thand the Omaha Storm Chasers (Kansas City Royals affiliate) from May 19th-22nd.

Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be a Friday Fireworks show, NEWS 2 Postgame Fireworks on Saturday, a pair of Throwback Thursdays presented by The Tennessean, and a Greer Stadium T-shirt Giveaway presented by Family Leisure.

Nashville Sounds open homestand Thursday (Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds open homestand Thursday (Nashville Sports Network)

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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 outlast New Orleans Zephyrs 6-5

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN -The red-hot Nashville Sounds plated a run in the bottom of the eleventh inning to hang a 6-5 defeat on the New Orleans Zephyrs on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium in the finale of a four-game series.

Nashville (15-12), which is tied for first place and has been victorious in six of the last seven games, took three of four from the Zephyrs.

The Sounds lost a four-run lead in the late innings as New Orleans rallied against the Nashville bullpen to force extras before the home team triumphed in its longest game of the year.

Nashville Sounds outlast New Orleans 6-5 in 11 innings (Michael Rios Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds outlast New Orleans 6-5 in 11 innings (Michael Rios Nashville Sports Network)

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LEAP Informational Meeting for Youth Summer Trip to New Orleans Rescheduled

 

L.E.A.P. OrganizationClarksville, TN – Last week due to the inclement weather, the Leap Organization postponed it’s informational meeting for the Youth Educational Excursion to New Orleans.

The next meeting will be help this Wednesday, March 12th at 5:00pm at the Leap Plaza located at 1860 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

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LEAP to host Youth Summer Trip to New Orleans

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – LEAP is preparing for its 4th Annual Youth Summer Trip to New Orleans from July 9th to July 13th, 2014. They would like to extend an invitation to all local youth ages 11 to 18 to participate.

The purpose of this trip is to provide students with with entertaining and educational summer trip in New Orleans that will consist of the following.

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University of Tennessee to retire Candace Parker’s jersey

 

Knoxville, TN - After the Southeastern Conference Office unveiled this year’s league schedule on Tuesday, Tennessee Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick announced her team’s 2013-14 slate. UT also revealed it will retire Candace Parker’s jersey on January 2nd prior to the LSU game.

The defending SEC champion Lady Volunteers, who were 27-8 in 2012-13 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, will play 18 regular-season games vs. teams that saw postseason action a year ago. That group includes 11 teams that made the NCAA Tournament and five that played in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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APSU Governors Football announces coaching promotions

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN - With Austin Peay State University football set to open camp this weekend, new head coach Kirby Cannon has announced two promotions within his staff.

Longtime defensive coordinator Granville Eastman now has the title of assistant head coach while Marcus Gildersleeve, who has been an offensive assistant for the past seven seasons, now will hold the title of offensive coordinator.

Austin Peay Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

Austin Peay Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

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