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One bad inning dooms Johnson City in 12-year old Little League State Tournament elimination-game loss to Obion County

 

Little League BaseballClarksville, TN – Johnson City’s defense let them down, July 22nd at Griff Schmittou Field in the 12-year old Little League State Tournament, as Obion County took advantage of five fifth-inning errors in scoring 10 runs to advance in the loser’s bracket with a 13-3 victory.

The game was tied 3-3 heading into the top of the fifth inning, but three errors by Johnson City – coming on the first two Obion County hitters in the inning — allowed both to score and take a 5-3 lead.

Johnson City falls to Obion County at Little League State Tournament. (Mateen Sidiq - Nashville Sports Network)

Johnson City falls to Obion County at Little League State Tournament. (Mateen Sidiq – Nashville Sports Network)

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Nashville Sounds hold off Colorado Springs Sky Sox late rally for 7-5 win at Greer Stadium

 

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Nashville Returns to First Place With Victory

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Behind an early offensive outburst and a solid start from Michael Blazek, the Nashville Sounds (54-50) picked up a 7-5 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Greer Stadium on Tuesday night. The victory, coupled with a 1-0 New Orleans Zephyrs loss to the Iowa Cubs, moved the Sounds back into first place in the American Conference Southern Division.

Nashville took a 3-0 advantage off of Sky Sox starter Brian Burres in the top of the first thanks to a string of RBI singles by Jason Rogers, Matt Clark and Hector Gomez. The opening strike and win improves the Sounds’ record when scoring first at Greer Stadium to 26-2.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Tullahoma uses four home runs to eliminate Clarksville National at 12-year old Little League State Tournament

 

Little League BaseballClarksville, TN – Tullahoma hit four home runs, July 22nd at Griff Schmittou Field, on its way to eliminate Clarksville National in the 12-year old Little League State Tournament by a 13-1 final.

It would be errors early-on that pull Clarksville National in a hole, as Tullahoma scored a pair of runs in the top of the first inning to take an early 2-0 advantage.

Matt Marcel opened the inning by hitting a ground-rule double just inside the line in right and scored an out later on a throwing error by Clarksville National’s third baseman.

Tullahoma eliminates Clarksville National at Tennessee State Little League Championship. (Mateen Sidiq - Nashville Sports Network)

Tullahoma eliminates Clarksville National at Tennessee State Little League Championship. (Mateen Sidiq – Nashville Sports Network)

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APSU named “Great College to Work For” for Third Straight Year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the third consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition, APSU was the only public university in Tennessee to make the list.

The results were released today in The Chronicle’s seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace.

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Clarksville Police reports Smei Truck Hauling Bee Hives crashes closing I-24 between State Line and Exit 1

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department are asking citizens to avoid the east bound side of Interstate 24 between the State Line and Exit 1. A semi truck hauling Bee Hives has been involved in a vehicle crash.

Unfortunately it is unknown when the road will be able to be cleared. The Bee Hives were disturbed and there Bees everywhere. The Officers on scene have been stung multiple time. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is on their way to work the crash. No further information available at this time.

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Agero in Clarksville to increase hirings to Support Growing Roadside Assistance Service Business

 

Plans to Expand Roadside Assistance Personnel by 25 Percent in 2014

AgeroClarksville, TN – Agero, Inc., a leading provider of vehicle and driver safety, security and information services, plans to increase its employee base by 25 percent in 2014 at its regional site in Clarksville, Tennessee.

This is part of a company wide expansion across its four regional locations in Clarksville, Sebring, FL, Tucson, AZ, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. These centers provide critical roadside assistance to over 75 million drivers throughout the United States.

Agero opened the doors of it's Clarksville site in October 2012.

Agero opened the doors of it’s Clarksville site in October 2012.

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Fort Campbell MWR to hold Hocus Pocus Magic Show at D.W. Recreation July 27th, 2014

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWR2014 Hocus Pocus Magic ShowFort Campbell, KY – Join Family and MWR and “Experience the Magic” of master magician, Russ Nowack, as he performs amazing magic tricks with silks, ropes, rings, cards, appearing and disappearing objects and more!

This is a high energy show filled with comedy, magic and surprises that the entire Family can enjoy.

Magician Russ Nowack astounds a young girl with one of his magic tricks

Magician Russ Nowack astounds a young girl with one of his magic tricks

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Tennessee Titans begin Training Camp this Friday, July 25th

 

Titans first practice open to public at Saint Thomas Sports Park is on July 26th

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans are scheduled to begin training camp this week at Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville. Rookies and veterans report to camp on Friday, July 25th, and will practice for the first time the next day.

This year’s training camp is the team’s first to be directed by Ken Whisenhunt, who was named head coach in January.

Fans of the Titans are invited to watch nine total training camp practices free of charge, beginning with the July 26th workout at 9:20am CDT.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Isiah Williams (11) during mini camp at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Jim Brown - USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Isiah Williams (11) during mini camp at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Jim Brown – USA TODAY Sports)

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Austin Peay State University football picked ninth at OVC Media Day

 

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN Austin Peay State University was picked ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference at by a vote of the conference coaches and sports information directors announced Monday at the annual OVC Media Day.

Austin Peay Governors Football picked to finish ninth at OVC Media Day. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Governors Football picked to finish ninth at OVC Media Day. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Pledge your support this weekend at the Clarksville Downtown Market; Donate School Supplies, Shop Fresh Produce

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – Since its opening, the Clarksville Downtown Market has been a success- so much so that it was voted the number one market in Tennessee through America’s Farmland Trust, four years in a row!

Don’t miss your chance to visit the Clarksville Downtown Market this Saturday, July 26th, 2014 by stopping by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation booth and pledging your support!

Each pledge made for our market inches us closer to the number one market in the country as a part of the “I Love My Farmers Market Celebration™” hosted by American Farmland Trust.

Clarksville Downtown Market.

Clarksville Downtown Market.

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