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Sounds Plate Three Late Runs, Defeat Memphis 6-3

 

Nashville Wraps Up 2011 Home Slate Tomorrow Evening

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a late tie and post a 6-3 victory over the division-rival Memphis Redbirds on Saturday evening in front of 8,827 fans at Greer Stadium.

With the score knotted at 3-3, Nashville batted around against Redbirds reliever Jess Todd to register the game-winning three-run outburst.

Eric Farris led off the Sounds’ eighth with a single and moved to second on Mat Gamel’s opposite-field single through the left side of the infield. With one out, Caleb Gindl ripped a line-drive single to center to plate Farris with the go-ahead run. After an intentional walk was issued to Brandon Boggs to load the bases, pinch-hitter Andy Gonzalez gave the Sounds some breathing room with a two-run single to left that extended the lead to three.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Lady Govs split final two matches at Bama Bash

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsTuscaloosa, AL – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team split its final two matches at the Hampton Inn Bama Bash, Saturday, defeating Alabama State in three sets (25-16, 25-17, 25-19) before falling to Texas State in four sets (9-25, 13-25, 25-23, 19-25).

Austin Peay (1-2) dominated the three set affair against Alabama State (0-3), trailing only in the early going of each set before piecing together set-deciding runs each time. In the opening set, the Lady Govs scored five straight points, including two kills by senior outside hitter Kayla Grantham, to build a 16-12 lead they would not relinquish.

Junior outside hitter Nikki Doyle had 29 kills in the Lady Govs two matches at the Bama Bash, Saturday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Junior outside hitter Nikki Doyle had 29 kills in the Lady Govs two matches at the Bama Bash, Saturday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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TWRA Addresses use of Bait for Hunting

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has been receiving inquiries concerning hunting with the use of bait. The statute concerning the use of bait (TCA 70-4-113) has not been changed.

However, in response to questions from hunters concerning hunting with the aid of bait, the TWRA has adopted an internal law enforcement procedure aimed at providing uniform enforcement of these regulations statewide for deer, turkey, and elk. Due to a greatly different response to bait, the procedure does not apply to bear and other wildlife. «Read the rest of this article»

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Pinnacle Bowling brings organization closer

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – On August 20th, The LEAP Board of Directors, mentors, and mentees partook in a fun outing at the Pinnacle Bowling Alley to foster teamwork and build relationships among the growing organization.

“Some organizations grow so large that the staff don’t know who the board of directors are. I feel privileged to be apart of an organization where regardless of title, I can fellowship with everyone involved.” said LEAP Board Vice President Eric Purvis.

LEAP Board of Directors, mentors, and mentees having fun at the Pinnacle Bowling Alley.

LEAP Board of Directors, mentors, and mentees having fun at the Pinnacle Bowling Alley.

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U.S. Marine Corps helicopters evacuated to Nashville

 

Tennessee Military DepartmentNashville, TN – United States Marine Corps HH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters sit on the ramp at the Tennessee Air National Guard Base at Berry Field, Nashville.  The aircraft was evacuated to Nashville from Cherry Point, North Carolina anticipation of Hurricane Irene hitting the North Carolina Coast.

The Tennessee National Guard is also preparing to support in rescue and recovery operations in North Carolina.

United States Marine Corps HH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters evacuated from North Carolina to Nashville.

United States Marine Corps HH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters evacuated from North Carolina to Nashville.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Youth Basketball League registration is right around the corner

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Is your child interested in playing basketball this winter?  Clarksville Parks and Recreation is proud to offer our Youth Basketball League once again this year.

The youth league is open to ages 7 to 17 and costs $55.00 per player. This fee covers the department’s costs for shirts, officials, trophies and equipment. Players will be placed on teams after registration.  Registrants must bring their birth certificate for age verification. «Read the rest of this article»


Eagle Scout Builds Osprey Nesting Platform at LBL

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area recently benefited from a local Eagle Scout project.  Daniel Hagan of Marshall County, Kentucky designed, built, and with the help of Pennyrile Electric in Cadiz, KY, installed an osprey nesting platform near Woodlands Nature Station in the KY portion of LBL. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center September Activities

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Wind down the summer with DW Rec. Enjoy an End of Summer Cookout at DW Rec. on September 4th at 4:00pm. We’ll be serving hotdogs, hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad, chips, dessert and a drink, all for $3.00.

DW Rec. will be OPEN on Labor Day, September 5th, from 11:00am until 8:00pm. Come out and see what kind of activities we have planned for this holiday. On September 11th at 2:00pm you can join in the Post Wide Dominoes Tournament. Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers.  Sign up the day of the event. «Read the rest of this article»

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Titans Agree to Terms With Veteran WR Kevin Curtis

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms on a contract with WR Kevin Curtis.

An eight-year veteran, Curtis (6-0, 186) has totaled 253 receptions, 3,297 yards and 20 touchdowns in 81 NFL games. Curtis was originally drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft from Utah State. He spent four seasons with the Rams before playing three seasons in Philadelphia. Last year, he played two games with the Miami Dolphins. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee National Guard Prepares for Hurricane Response

 

Tennessee Military DepartmentNashville, TN – Soldiers and Airmen across Tennessee are preparing for a possible activation of National Guard troops, facilities, and equipment in response to the potential landfall of Hurricane Irene.

“We were contacted by National Guard Bureau Wednesday to determine what resources we can provide should the hurricane move inland along the East Coast,” said Brig. Gen. Robert Harris, Tennessee’s Assistant Adjutant General-Army. 

United States Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys line the ramp at the Tennessee National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility #1 in Smyrna, TN.  The aircraft were evacuated from military bases in North Carolina in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. (Photo: Nate Crawford, National Guard Public Affairs Office)

United States Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys line the ramp at the Tennessee National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility #1 in Smyrna, TN. The aircraft were evacuated from military bases in North Carolina in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. (Photo: Nate Crawford, National Guard Public Affairs Office)

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