Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Savanna Oliver‘s pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning rallied the Austin Peay State University softball team past Tennessee State, Sunday afternoon at Cheryl Holt Field, as the Govs won Game 2 of the Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader 8-6 after dropping the opener 7-4.
Austin Peay (6-25, 2-12 OVC) had seen Tennessee State tie the game 6-6 in the top of the inning on a two-run homer over the center field wall by Lindsey Burgess — her second home run of the game –in the top of the seventh inning.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Opportunities were plentiful but Austin Peay State University’s baseball could not capitalize on the chances in a 7-3 Ohio Valley Conference loss to Southeast Missouri, Sunday afternoon at Raymond C. Hand Park. The Govs won the three-game OVC set, 2-1.
Austin Peay (18-12, 10-5 OVC) was put on the defensive early as Southeast Missouri scored three runs in a rocky second inning.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a wind advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County which is in effect until midnight tonight.
Gusty south winds to impact portions of the mid state through midnight. Strong southerly winds will pick up this afternoon and evening mainly across the I-65 corridor and surrounding areas.
South winds of 15 to 25 mph and gusts around 35 mph look likely along with isolated locations seeing sustained winds up to 30 mph and gusts to 40 mph. Wind advisory in effect until midnight tonight.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Late Rally Falls Short at First Tennessee Park
Nashville, TN – Another late rally by the Nashville Sounds came up short in a 3-1 loss to the Oklahoma City Dodgers Sunday afternoon in front of 4,877 fans at First Tennessee Park.
Oklahoma City (3-1) started the scoring when a pair of infield singles turned into a run in the third inning. Drew Maggi led off the inning with a slow-rolling single past the mound and quickly moved to second on a stolen base. A bunt single by Elian Herrera moved Maggi to third, and Yasmani Grandal plated the first run of the game with a sacrifice fly.
APSU Sports Information
Spartanburg, SC – With the Ohio Valley Conference tournament just around the corner, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will play one final regular-season event when it returns to The Country Club of Spartanburg to participate in the 28th Annual Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational, Monday and Tuesday.
This is the second straight year the Govs have participated in the Wofford-hosted event. They tied for sixth last year.
Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
Fort Campbell, KY – The inductees were Honorary Colonel of the Regiment, Col. (R) Theodore Purdom and Honorary Sergeant Major of the Regiment Master Sgt. (R) Alonzo Rollins.
The Distinguished Members inductees were Command Sgt. Maj. John A. Brady, Maj. Michael Haith, Wayne Dugger, Jorge Otero and J.R. Martinez.
The regiment’s Honorary Members were Sgt. 1st Class Bryan K. Hardy, Darlene Castillo, Kelli Caldwell, and Paul McConville.
Col. Brett G. Sylvia, commander of Strike brigade, began the ceremony by recognizing the contributions of each individual.
Clarksville, TN – The minutes of the March 15th-16th FOMC meeting showed that most officials did not see much change in their growth outlooks since December, due partly to expectations of a more gradual policy path (recall that most officials had expected four 25-basis-point hikes in 2016, but now see two).
“Several” meeting participants “argued for proceeding cautiously in reducing policy accommodation,” noting the downside risks from the rest of the world and the possibility that inflation expectations could fall.
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Stephen Carls, professor and chair of the department of history at Union University, and Peeps go way back.
Besides just enjoying the spongy yellow candies, Carls can appreciate a bit of shared history as both Peeps and Union’s Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) history honor society chapter, which he has served as advisor for since 1983, were founded the same year: 1953.
Clarksville, TN – In the final hours before the Rivers and Spires Festival takes over Downtown Clarksville, a breaking announcement adds even more bang for your non-existent buck (since the festival is entirely free) as we excitedly announce that Tristan McIntosh will take the stage with headliner Kellie Pickler on Saturday night.
“Here’s a success story that is unfolding before our eyes, and it began here in Clarksville,” said Theresa Harrington, Executive Director of Visit Clarksville. “We have this incredible Festival that brings together amazing talent from near and far. It only made sense to invite Tristan, and what it’s turned into – performing with Kellie Pickler – is just incredible.”
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: 50+ Olympics, Public Input Wanted and Day in the Park.
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