Nashville’s Stephen Parker Goes 3-For-5, A Single Shy Of Cycle
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds avoided a five-game series sweep and snapped a seven-game losing streak by defeating the Albuquerque Isotopes, 10-5, in the series finale Sunday night at Isotopes Park, highlighted by a 3-for-5 effort by third baseman Stephen Parker.
With the rain coming down in the sixth inning of a tie game, Parker delivered the go-ahead run for Nashville via the long ball. The solo shot to dead center field marked Parker’s eighth home run of the season and put the Sounds ahead 5-4.
Clarksville, TN – A crowd of nearly 2,500 attended Austin Peay’s fifth annual Fall Sports Fan Day, presented by Pepsi, Sunday, at Governors Stadium.
Local fans came out to support Austin Peay’s football team as well as the Lady Govs volleyball men’s and women’s cross country squads at the annual Fall Fan Day. Door prizes consisting of tickets, t-shirts and other Austin Peay merchandise were given away in anticipation of the upcoming season.
Golden Pond, KY – Spend your Labor Day Weekend enjoying a variety of outdoor activities to celebrate the end of summer at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.
Join in the fun at The Homeplace Trades Fair, Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st, from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day. Celebrate the hard labor and hand skills of our ancestors.
Boone, NC – A stingy Austin Peay State University women’s soccer defense made two early goals stand up in Sunday’s road tilt at Appalachian State.
The Lady Govs held on for a 2-1 victory at ASU Stadium in a hard-fought battle that concluded the season-opening road swing against a pair of Southern Conference opponents.
Nashville, TN – How appropriate that the first letter of the alphabet is often illustrated with a big beautiful apple, since apples are an all-American favorite.
“Apple desserts are perfect for fall whether it’s a crisp, crumble, pie or cobbler,” said Martha White® baking expert Linda Carman. “Crisps are easier to make than pies and cobblers, but they provide a lot of the same comforting pleasure.”
Fort Campbell, KY – Do you have what it takes to be the next Rising Star? If you think you have the singing talent to take home the $500.00 first place prize and make it to the Army-wide finals, then join MWR at The Zone on September 10th at 5:00pm.
Entry forms for Operation Rising Star can be downloaded and printed at www.fortcampbellmwr.com. Contestants must be Active Duty, National Guard or Reserve from any branch of the service, or a Family member of the aforementioned as well as be at least 18 years of age or older no later than November 6th, 2013 with a valid military ID card. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Fed tapering concerns continued to dominate the stock market action. The minutes of the July 30th-31st Federal Open Market Committee meeting provided little clarification.
Officials noted that the unemployment rate had fallen “considerably” since last fall (when QE3 began), with “solid” gains in nonfarm payrolls in recent months, but other measures of labor force utilization suggested “more modest” improvement.
From the minutes: “A few members emphasized the importance of being patient and evaluating additional information on the economy before deciding on any changes to the pace of asset purchases. At the same time, a few others pointed to the contingent plan that had been articulated on behalf of the Committee the previous month, and suggested that it might soon be time to slow somewhat the pace of purchases as outlined in that plan.”
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include: Fishing Derby, Riverfest Regatta, Book Signing at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, and the Recycled Fashion Show.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans defense had something to prove after last week’s performance against the Cincinnati Bengals. And prove it they did, holding the vaulted Atlanta Falcons offense led by Matt Ryan to only field goals in the first half. In fact, the Titans were able to sack Ryan five times.
The Tennessee offense started slow on their first two possessions before Jake Locker but together a 5 play scoring drive capped by a 7 yard pass to Nate Washington in the back of the end zone. This got the Titans going and they never let off the gas going on to beat the Falcons 27-16.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds suffered their seventh consecutive loss on Saturday evening, falling 12-7 against Albuquerque at Isotopes Park.
Every starting Sounds position player recorded a hit during the club’s 13-hit effort, paced by a 2-for-5 Eugenio Velez effort that included a homer and extended the infielder’s on-base streak to 27 consecutive games.
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