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Nashville Sounds release details on 2017 Scholarship Program

 

Nashville Sounds Foundation to Present Four $2,500 Scholarships for Fall of 2017

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – For the second consecutive year, the Nashville Sounds Foundation will award four $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in fall of 2017.

The program began in 2016 and is designed to help four deserving Nashville and Middle Tennessee students help pay for college tuition during their freshman year.

“Our community initiatives and being connected to the youth of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is a responsibility we take seriously,” said General Manager Adam Nuse. “The fundraising efforts throughout the 2016 season have allowed us to play a small role in fulfilling the dreams of these graduating seniors. Our fans play a huge role in this program and we are very thankful for their continued support.”

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Tennessee Vols take on Nebraska in the Music City Bowl

 

Tennessee vs. Nebraska

Friday, December 30th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee football team has accepted an invitation to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on December 30th at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The game will feature a 2:30pm CT kickoff on ESPN.

“Our entire program is excited about representing the University of Tennessee at the Music City Bowl,” said head coach Butch Jones. “This will be a great opportunity for our players to play in a NFL stadium against a very challenging opponent in Nebraska. We have a special group of seniors that have given their all for this program and I know they are excited about a final opportunity to play together.”

Tennessee Volunteers will play Nebraska on December 30th at Nissan Stadium in the Vols' 52nd bowl game. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans head to Kansas City Chiefs Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (7-6) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (10-3)

Sunday, December 18th, 2016 | Noon CST
Kansas City, MO | Arrowhead Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (7-6) travel to Kansas City to face the AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs (10-3) in a matchup that could help shape the AFC playoff field. Kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium (capacity 76,416) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 18th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Greg Gumbel will call the action alongside analyst Trent Green. Jamie Erdahl will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) dives after being hit out of bounds during the first half against the Denver Broncos at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) dives after being hit out of bounds during the first half against the Denver Broncos at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Football plays Missouri Saturday at Neyland Stadium

 

Tennessee vs. Missouri

Saturday, November 18th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee celebrates Senior Day on Saturday as it closes out its home schedule against Missouri at 2:30pm CT at Neyland Stadium.

Saturday’s game will be broadcast on CBS with Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth and Allie LaForce reporting from the sidelines.

Tennessee (7-3, 3-3 SEC) will be making its fifth appearance on the SEC on CBS Game of the Week this season, its most since 1998 when it made six regular season appearances on the network. Earlier this season, the Vols are the first team in history to be featured on CBS in four straight weeks.

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alvin Kamara (6) runs for a touchdown against the Kentucky Wildcats during the fourth quarter at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won 49 to 36. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alvin Kamara (6) runs for a touchdown against the Kentucky Wildcats during the fourth quarter at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won 49 to 36. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Volunteers host Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. Tennessee Tech

Saturday, November 5th, 2016 | 3:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee starts a three-game homestand on Saturday when it plays host to in-state foe Tennessee Tech at 3:00pm CT in the 93rd homecoming game on Rocky Top.

Saturday’s game will be broadcast on SEC Network Alternate with Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Jordan Rodgers (analyst) and Dawn Davenport (sideline) calling the action. SEC Network Alternate is typically listed adjacently to the SEC Network in your cable or satellite channel guide. Use the SEC Network Channel Finder or call your television provider for help finding SEC Network Alternate.

Fans can also tune in to their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs, Eddie Moore and John Brice describing the action.

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) scrambles past South Carolina Gamecocks defensive lineman Marquavius Lewis (8) and South Carolina Gamecocks linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams (4) in the first quarter at Williams-Brice Stadium. (Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) scrambles past South Carolina Gamecocks defensive lineman Marquavius Lewis (8) and South Carolina Gamecocks linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams (4) in the first quarter at Williams-Brice Stadium. (Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee’s Uninsured Numbers Decline for Third Year according to UT Study

 

TennCareKnoxville, TN – For the third year in a row, the estimated number of uninsured people in Tennessee dropped, according to a report released today by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, which is housed in the Haslam College of Business.

The percentage of uninsured people in Tennessee—5.5 percent—is the lowest in the past 20 years.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis releases 2017 Schedule

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's Tennis - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Head men’s tennis coach Ross Brown has announced Austin Peay State University’s 2017 spring schedule, featuring 16 matches.

APSU will play nine matches at the Governors Tennis Center throughout the campaign.

Austin Peay coach Ross Brown announces 2017 Men's Tennis Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay coach Ross Brown announces 2017 Men’s Tennis Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Eight to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees

 

APSU to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionClarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed eight individuals to the newly created institutional governing board at Austin Peay State University.

The purpose of the appointments is to give the University increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 Initiative. Austin Peay State University’s governing board is one of six to be appointed by the governor, a result of the governor’s FOCUS Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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TWRA and University of Tennessee partner for Turkey Study

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is partnering with the University of Tennessee to conduct a comprehensive 6-year wild turkey research project after receiving inconclusive results from a 3-year turkey disease study.

A recently-concluded turkey disease project, conducted by TWRA and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, was conducted in response to concerns expressed by citizens in southern Middle Tennessee that the agricultural use of chicken litter as fertilizer may serve as a means of disease transmission to wild turkeys.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to work with University of Tennessee on a 6-year wild turkey research project.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to work with University of Tennessee on a 6-year wild turkey research project.

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Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta wins eighth Best Chapter Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – While much of America focused on each word said during the recent first presidential debate, something else was gnawing at the back of the mind of Austin Peay State University professor of history, Dr. Minoa Uffelman.

For the last seven years, the University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT), which Uffelman advises, has been recognized each fall with the national Best Chapter Award, but September was drawing to a close without word on a possible eighth consecutive award.

Austin Peay President Dr. Alisa White with the University's Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT).

Austin Peay President Dr. Alisa White with the University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT).

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