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Nashville Sounds fall in 10th inning to New Orleans Zephyrs, 4-3

 

New Orleans center fielder Destin Hood Clubs Game-Winner in 10th

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Destin Hood launched a solo homer in the 10th inning to give the New Orleans Zephyrs a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds Monday night in front of a sellout crowd of 10,338 at First Tennessee Park.

The home run was the second of the series for Hood who has driven in six runs in the first three games of the four-game set.

Nashville had a great opportunity to even the game in the home half of the inning when Chad Pinder and Max Muncy singled to put runners at the corners with one out.

Nashville Sounds get beat by New Orleans Zephyrs Monday night 4-3 at First Tennessee park.

Nashville Sounds get beat by New Orleans Zephyrs Monday night 4-3 at First Tennessee park.

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APSU Governors Golf in fifth after first day of OVC Tournament

 

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APSU Men's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversityMuscle Shoals, AL – There are greens and then there is green in golf terminology. And in the case of Austin Peay State University men’s golf team green—as in green boxes–meant too many bogeys during first-round Ohio Valley Conference championship action at The Shoals on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama.

The Governors avoided the big numbers for the most but had 27 bogeys and shot a first-round 300 to sit in fifth place heading into Tuesday’s second round on the par-72, 7,258-yard Fighting Joe course.

Austin Peay Men's Golf sits in fifth place at OVC Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf sits in fifth place at OVC Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Health Work continues to Prevent the Spread of Measles

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Shelby County Health Department, supported by staff members from the Tennessee Department of Health, continued work throughout the weekend to prevent the spread of measles.

SCHD and TDH Friday reported two cases of the disease in Shelby County; as of today the case count for those meeting the case definition for measles has increased to six.  All are in Shelby County.

“As a highly contagious and sometimes serious disease, measles infects approximately 20 million worldwide each year,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

Measles starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. It’s followed by a rash that spreads over the body. Measles virus is highly contagious virus and spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Make sure you and your child are protected with measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. (CDC)

Measles starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. It’s followed by a rash that spreads over the body. Measles virus is highly contagious virus and spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Make sure you and your child are protected with measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. (CDC)

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Nashville Sounds’ Dillon Overton named PCL Pitcher of the Week

 

Left-Hander Tossed First Career Complete Game

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds pitcher Dillon Overton has been named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for his performance from April 18th-24th, the league announced today.

The left-hander started one game during the week and turned in his first career complete game in Nashville’s 8-1 win over Colorado Springs on April 20th.

Pitching in game two of a doubleheader this past Wednesday, Overton went all seven innings and allowed one run on five hits. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out five.

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APSU Governors Baseball heads to Nashville to take on nationally ranked Vanderbilt, Tuesday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A tough five-game, six-day stretch awaits Austin Peay State University’s baseball team as April comes to a close. First up, the Governors will face nationally-ranked Vanderbilt in a 1:00pm, Tuesday contest in Nashville.

APSU then hosts a red-hot Evansville squad in a 6:00pm, Wednesday affair at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball begins five game week at Vanderbilt Tuesday, then hosts Evansville Wednesday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball begins five game week at Vanderbilt Tuesday, then hosts Evansville Wednesday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

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Rivers and Spires’ Quilts of the Cumberland winners for 2016

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Rivers and Spires held their annual Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt show on April 14th-16th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church. The show displayed a variety of quilts from traditional to one of a kind art quilts by local artists. The event was free and open to the public.

The quilts showed just how talented artists are in the area. They were simply beautiful. The event had juried exhibitions and non-juried exhibitions as well.

Vicky McCarty won Best of Show at the 2016 Quilts of the Cumberland Show with her entry "Jack’s Chain ".

Vicky McCarty won Best of Show at the 2016 Quilts of the Cumberland Show with her entry “Jack’s Chain “.

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Tennessee Titans announce Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan to stop in Clarksville, May 2nd

 

Tennessee Titans release schedule for Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan

16 players highlight the team’s tour through the Mid-South which starts on April 30th

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have announced the complete itinerary for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan, a regional series of free, public autograph signings. The Caravan will make 20 total stops in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Mississippi from April 30th through May 7th.

Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan public stops are free events that allow fans to meet players, T-Rac and the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith. Posters are provided at no cost to all Caravan attendees for autographs, and photos are encouraged. Public stops generally last one hour.

Tennessee Titans' Jurrell Casey, Justin Hunter, and Harry Douglas with Academy Sports + Outdoors representatives at Titans Caravan schedule announcement. (Tennessee Titans)

Tennessee Titans’ Jurrell Casey, Justin Hunter, and Harry Douglas with Academy Sports + Outdoors representatives at Titans Caravan schedule announcement. (Tennessee Titans)

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Cayce Drive Area Water Outage

 

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Cayce Drive in the Montgomery Estates subdivision to repair a water main leak.

The water outage will also affect residents on Knox Lane and Overton Drive.

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Clarksville Police report runaway juvenile Maurice Gaines seen in Northeast High School area

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Gregory Rosencrants is requesting public assistance locating a runaway juvenile.

The runaway juvenile is 16-year-old Maurice Gaines from Clarksville, TN.

Maurice was recently seen in the Northeast High School area.

If anyone has any information in regards to Maurice Gaines’ whereabouts, please call Detective Rosencrants at 931.648.0656 Ext 5382 or call or text the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

If anyone has any information in regards to Maurice Gaines’ whereabouts, please call Detective Rosencrants at 931.648.0656 Ext 5382 or call or text the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

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Clarksville Mudcats win 10U Baseball Title at “Country Inn & Suites Clarksville Open” tournament

 

Clarksville Travel BallClarksville, TN – This weekend, April 23rd – 24th, just over 400 players, coaches and spectators from Tennessee and Kentucky filled the upper fields at Clarksville’s Heritage Park for the “Country Inn & Suites Clarksville Open” hosted by USSSA’s Clarksville Travel Ball.

The Clarksville Mudcats won the 10U baseball tournament.

The primary focus of USSSA is the development of programs that allow for teams of all skill levels to compete against one another.

Clarksville Mudcats wins 10U Baseball Title at "Country Inn & Suites Clarksville Open".

Clarksville Mudcats wins 10U Baseball Title at “Country Inn & Suites Clarksville Open”.

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