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APSU Football alumni Bonnie Sloan named Top 50 all-time great from Nashville

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame member Bonnie Sloan was named one of Nashville’s 50 greatest high school football players by the Tennessean.

Sloan, who played at Austin Peay from 1969-72, is the 12th leading tackler all-time for the Governors, with 323 career stops. He recorded 100 tackles as a junior, and followed that up with a 124-tackle effort as a senior. He received All-Ohio Valley Conference honors in his final two seasons in Clarksville.

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Nashville Sounds return home for Eight Games, Saturday

 

Faith and Family Night, Bark in the Park, Mother’s Day Celebration Highlight Nine-Day Stretch

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns to First Tennessee Park tomorrow to begin a nine-day, eight-game homestand against a pair of Pacific Conference opponents.

The Sounds welcome the defending PCL Champion El Paso Chihuahuas – Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres – for a four-game series from May 6th-9th. After a team off day on Wednesday, May 10th, the Albuquerque Isotopes – Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies – are in town for a four-game set from May 11th-14th.

Nashville Sounds kick off Eight Game Homestand Saturday at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville Sounds kick off Eight Game Homestand Saturday at First Tennessee Park.

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City of Clarksville names Richard Stevens Communications Director

 

Former media executive joins team at City Hall

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Richard V. Stevens, an award-winning media professional and community leader, has been named communications director for the City of Clarksville, Mayor Kim McMillan announced Thursday.

“Richard brings a wealth of communications experience and deep knowledge of our community, and I’m sure he will be a strong contributor to our work at City Hall,” McMillan said.

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Richard Stevens

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Book Review: West End by Crockett White (Jim Squires)

 

Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – West End by Crockett White, the pseudonym of Jim Squires, is described as “a novel of envy, revenge and dirty money.” According to Squires, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, the book relates events that happened to Nashville attorney and entrepreneur Frank Woods, civil rights attorney George Barrett, attorney Cecil Branstetter, civil rights activist and editor of The Nashville Tennessean John Seigenthaler, and John Jay Hooker, former Democratic nominee for Tennessee governor in 1970 and 1998 and a longtime attorney and interesting character in Tennessee politics.

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Nashville Sounds begin Eight Game Homestand Friday at First Tennessee Park

 

Fleece Blanket Giveaway, Christmas in July & Two Firework Shows To Take Place During Eight-Game Homestand

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds open the gates to First Tennessee Park for an eight-game homestand against the New Orleans Zephyrs (Triple-A Seattle Marlins) and Iowa Cubs (Triple-A Chicago Cubs) beginning Friday, July 24th.

The Sounds are welcoming fans to the park with a pair of Fox 17 Friday Night Firework shows, Christmas in July, Autograph Day, Boy Scout Night and a fleece blanket giveaway.

Nashville Sounds take on New Orleans Zephyrs Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville Sounds take on New Orleans Zephyrs Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

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Nashville Sounds announce 2015 Promotional Schedule

 

36 Giveaways & 14 Firework Shows Headline Initial Season At First Tennessee Park

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds are thrilled to announce the 2015 promotional schedule today as the team prepares for the initial season at state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park, which opens next month.

The promotional calendar includes 36 giveaway nights, 14 fireworks shows, three jersey auctions, a new twist on Throwback Thursdays, and even more family-friendly entertainment as baseball comes home to Sulphur Dell.

The fun starts with a boom at First Tennessee Park, as the Sounds have a total of 14 firework shows that are set to take place after every Friday home game, and a final show after the home season finale on Thursday, September 3rd.

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The Last Cheer at Greer begins Wednesday for Nashville Sounds

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – After 37 years serving as the Nashville Sounds’ ballpark, Greer Stadium will host its final Sounds homestand (#LastCheerAtGreer) beginning on Wednesday, August 20th.

The Sounds continue their playoff push with a pair of four-game series beginning with the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A Giants) from August 20th to August 23rd. The second half of the homestand will feature games against the Sacramento River Cats (Triple-A Athletics) from August 24th to August 27th.

Nashville Sounds begin "Last Cheer at Greer" homestand on Wednesday (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds begin “Last Cheer at Greer” homestand on Wednesday (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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Nashville Sounds’ Second-To-Last Homestand at Greer Stadium Begins Thursday, August 7th

 

Five-Game Stand to Feature Bark In The Park, Throwback Thursday, a Pair of Bobblehead Giveaways and Firework Shows, a Star Wars-Themed Sounds CARE Jersey Auction, and another Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHT®

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds continue their #LastCheerAtGreer with the team’s eighth homestand of the year, which begins this Thursday, August 7th. This string of games will be the second-to-last homestand ever for the Sounds at Greer Stadium.

All five games will be crucial contests against the division-rival Round Rock Express (Texas Rangers affiliate) as the first-place Sounds continue their quest toward clinching a spot in the Pacific Coast League playoffs.

Nashville Sounds' Greer Stadium.

Nashville Sounds’ Greer Stadium.

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Nashville Sounds upcoming eight game homestand to be highlighted by Famous San Diego Chicken’s Final appearance at Greer Stadium

 

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Eight-Game Stretch Also Features Two Fireworks Shows, Two Giveaway Nights, Peanut Free Night, Throwback Thursday, Boy Scout Night and More

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds continue their #LastCheerAtGreer with the team’s seventh homestand of the year at Greer Stadium, which begins this Monday, July 21st.

The eight-game homestand features a pair of four-game series, as the Sounds will first play the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Colorado Rockies affiliate) from July 21st-24th and then the Oklahoma City RedHawks (Houston Astros affiliate) on July 25th-28th.

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Nashville Sounds – Greer Stadium

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Nashville Sounds to begin three game homestand against Round Rock Express Friday night at Greer Stadium

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds continue their #LastCheerAtGreer with their seventh homestand at Greer Stadium, which begins this Friday, July 11th.

The brief three-game homestand welcomes the division-rival Round Rock Express (Texas Rangers affiliate) to Nashville for the first time this season.

Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be another Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHT, a Bible Bobblehead Series giveaway, Friday Fireworks, a Christmas in July theme night with a Guitar Scoreboard Snow Globe Giveaway and Nashville’s NEWS 2 Saturday Fireworks.

Nashville Sounds open home stand Friday night at Greer Stadium (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds open home stand Friday night at Greer Stadium (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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