Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds ninth inning rally came up short in a 4-3 loss against the Oklahoma City Dodgers Saturday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
The Sounds started the ninth inning down 4-2 and attempted a ninth inning rally to take game four of the five-game series from the Dodgers. Joey Wendle led off the ninth with a single to center to start the inning. Rangel Ravelo then followed with a single of his own and the tying run was aboard for the Sounds. Bruce Maxwell’s fly out to center allowed Wendle to advance to third but Ravelo remained at first.
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New York, NY – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw a quartet of student-athletes drafted in the third day of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, Saturday.
Junior catcher Ridge Smith was the first Governors player to be drafted, hearing his named called in the 12th round (372nd pick) by the Toronto Blue Jays. Junior third baseman/outfielder Logan Gray went next with his hometown Kansas City Royals nabbing him in the 13th round (403rd pick).
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports this recall involves yellow USB charging cords sold with Aero Spin and Aero Cruz Sky Rover remote-controlled flying toys.
The toy is shaped like ball with two blades on top, wings on the side and measures about 3 ½ inches tall by 5 inches wide. They are operated by a small one-channel remote control unit.
The following item numbers are included in the recall: YW859110-2, YW859110-3, YW859110-5, YW859110-6 or TTYW859110-5.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is reporting that there were no boating-related fatalities over the 2016 Memorial Day holiday weekend.
During the period from May 27th-30th, there were four injury accidents and two property damage incidents. TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement officers issued 447 citations and 410 warnings.
Clarksville, TN – For the second year in a row, the City of Clarksville has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
“I am very excited that the City has received this honor again this year,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.
Clarksville, TN – Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is vital to helping protect the financial future of those affected and their families.
Research shows declining financial skills are among the first symptoms to appear in people with Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia. More than 5 million Americans — including 1 in 9 people over age 65 — are living with Alzheimer’s and someone in the U.S. develops the disease every 67 seconds (source: The Alzheimer’s Association®).
Fireworks Friday, Doubleheader and Vida Blue Appearance Highlight Upcoming Week
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club begins an eight-day, nine-game homestand on Monday, June 13th when they welcome two American Southern Division rivals to First Tennessee Park.
The first series is a four-game set against the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.
From Friday, June 17th through Monday, June 20th, the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, the Round Rock Express visit First Tennessee Park for the final time in the 2016 season. The series includes a doubleheader on Sunday, June 19th set to begin at 1:05pm.
Austin Peay State University to have Award-winning photographer Tyler Stableford give free talk on June 16th
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, June 16th, at 7:00pm, award-winning photographer Tyler Stableford will discuss multimedia and still photography at Austin Peay State University’s Clement Auditorium.
The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is part of the University Photographers’ Association of America’s 2016 Annual Technical Symposium, hosted this year by APSU’s Office of Public Relations and Marketing from June 13th-17th.
Fort Campbell, KY – On June 28th, Fort Campbell will hold a memorialization ceremony in honor of Clarissa Ann Jackson “T.C.” Freeman. Gate 4 will be renamed and dedicated to her during the ceremony that will begin at 10:00am.
Freeman passed away May 19th after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was 83. Known to most as T.C., she was a staunch lifelong advocate for the Army, specifically Fort Campbell Soldiers and their Families. Considered by those who knew her as a force to be reckoned with, T.C. was a powerful force for change at both state and national levels and a tireless advocate for the Army.
Washington, D.C. – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments today on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which is conducted every two years.
The 2015 data show the rate of cigarette smoking among American high school students has continued to drop since the last survey.
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