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Nashville, TN – Edwin Maysonet hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 4-3 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Monday night at Greer stadium.
The last at-bat victory was Nashville’s 15th of the season, which also snapped a four-game losing streak.
With the scored tied at 3-3 entering the bottom of the ninth, outfielder Khris Davis worked a leadoff walk, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt, advanced to third on a infield groundout, and came home on Maysonet’s hit to score the game-winning run in his Sounds debut.
By Gary Sheftick and Tim Hipps
Sixteen U.S. military athletes and four coaches are representing the United States in six different sporting venues: shooting, fencing, boxing, Greco-Roman wrestling, track and field and the modern pentathlon.
The athletes marched into a new stadium in east London after more than two hours of music and production that showcased the heritage and transitions of Great Britain from a “green and pleasant land” through the industrial revolution to the digital era.
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University ROTC student graduated with high honors July 13th from the 3rd Regiment during the summer Warrior Forge program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington.
Cadet Nathan Brewer finished No. 2 out of 441 cadets in his regiment from the 273 schools in Cadet Command. «Read the rest of this article»
Chattanooga, TN – On Sunday, July 22nd, the Clarksville Orioles took on the Columbia Rookies in the 9u Gold Major 2012 BPA World Series Championship game held at The Summit Complex in Chattanooga, TN. The game started at 2:15pm.
The Orioles won the game 8-5 and are the 9u Gold Major 2012 BPA World Series Champions.
The team record for the season was 46-15.
Fort Campbell, KY – Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) is happy to announce that they are now offering a Part Day Strong Beginnings program. The Army Strong Beginnings Pre-K is a program designed to prepare children to be successful when they enter school.
Curriculum focuses on the social, emotional, and physical development of children, equips them with basic academics, and teaches them “Kindergarten Classroom Etiquette” skills in order to enhance their school readiness. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson said today he has been informed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) that a $2,280,000 state grant has been approved for the Clarksville Outlaw Field Airport.
The grant, which will be combined with a $120,000 local match, was recommended through the Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics for a total of $2,400,000. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On July 28th, Carla Maynard left her 6 year old child in a vehicle while she mowed grass. The Child got into her pursue and took some prescription medication.
Carla Maynard was booked into Montgomery County Jail for Child Neglect. The child was taken to Vanderbilt. There is no further information on the child’s condition.
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The economic data was mediocre, but the financial markets apparently had expected worse. Real GDP rose at a 1.5% annual rate, matching expectations. There were no surprises in the key components – consumer spending growth slowed and business fixed investment was positive but not especially strong. New home sales fell unexpectedly in June, but figures for the three previous months were revised higher.
Jobless claims dropped, but the weekly figures are unreliable in July (due to difficulties adjusting for summer plant retooling shutdowns in the auto industry) – the underlying trend remains moderate. Durable goods orders were mixed in June, with strength in aircraft and weakness in most other sectors. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University held the fifth annual women’s football clinic on Saturday. The program which benefits the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research gives women, an enhanced level of understanding about football.
The clinic features informative presentations about the football program at the University by members of the football program’s coaching staff, an explanation of the rules by an OVC official, as well as entertaining hands-on demonstrations of the training process, as well as football drills.
Clarksville, TN – A couple of years ago, Austin Peay State University student and former cross country team standout Tracee Gruskiewicz fell out of love with running. She didn’t want to lace up her shoes anymore and push herself to do three-, four- or five-mile runs through the streets of Clarksville.
That attitude seems so foreign to her now. Particularly earlier this month, when she ran through the Mojave Desert at night to stay cool. Or the day she jogged into Texas, the humid air thick like a sweater against her skin. Not running was never an option. Instead, she dipped a shirt in ice water, draped it around her head, and tried to get her average 35 miles of running in for the day.
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