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APSU Volleyball begins season with wins over UMKC and Marshall

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team got its 2017 season off to a strong start with victories against UMKC and Marshall in the Culvers Governors Challenge, Friday.

Austin Peay (2-0) shook the rust off in its season-opening match against UMKC, winning in three sets (25-20, 25-23, 25-16).

Austin Peay Volleyball kicks off season with strong wins over UMKC and Marshall Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball kicks off season with strong wins over UMKC and Marshall Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds get walk off win against Round Rock Express

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Joey Wendle’s walk-off base hit in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Nashville Sounds a 6-5 win over the Round Rock Express in front of a sellout crowd of 10,370 fans at First Tennessee Park Friday night.

Wendle’s game-winner came just moments after Franklin Barreto started a rally with a two-out walk. The speedster swiped second and third base before trotting home on Wendle’s base hit off Round Rock reliever Tanner Scheppers.

The-back-and-forth contest started early with both teams scoring within the first two innings. Barreto wasted little time getting Nashville a lead when he clobbered a two-run homer to left-center to make it 2-0 in the first.

Nashville Sounds' Joey Wendle Plates Franklin Barreto with Game-Winner in 11th. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Joey Wendle Plates Franklin Barreto with Game-Winner in 11th. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Soccer’s Shelby Stewart nails game winner against Western Kentucky

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Friday was a night of firsts for Austin Peay State University women’s soccer.

It was the Governors first regular season home game for the 2017 season.

It saw sophomore Shelby Stewart score her first career goal as a Gov.

Austin Peay Soccer beats Western Kentucky 2-1 at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer beats Western Kentucky 2-1 at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA Forecasts Hurricane Harvey to Impact Gas Prices

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – As it bears down on the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Harvey has high potential to negatively affect five southern Texas coast refineries and condensate splitter as well as crude and gasoline inventory levels in the region and beyond. The National Weather Service’s (NWS) National Hurricane Center (NHC) expects Harvey to approach the southern Texas coast on Friday.

Additionally, the Government of Mexico has issued a tropical storm watch for the area south of the mouth of the Rio Grande to Boca de Catan.

AAA says that all five refineries in the Corpus Christi area are likely to be shuttered as a precaution because of the incoming storm.

AAA says that all five refineries in the Corpus Christi area are likely to be shuttered as a precaution because of the incoming storm.

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Clarksville’s Welcome Home Veterans Parade set for September 16th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s third annual Welcome Home Veterans parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 10:00am in historic downtown.

“Originally created to honor Vietnam Veterans, the parade now a tribute by Vietnam Veterans to all American Heroes. This is a day for families, friends and all citizens to salute the service and sacrifices made by America’s Military,” said Visit Clarksville Board Chairman Jerry Allbert.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade

Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade

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Clarksville Police report 51 Guns Stolen Out of Vehicles Since the First of the Year

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department says that there have been approximately 373 vehicle burglaries since the beginning of the year.

The vehicle burglaries considered were those which had some type of unlawful entry and did not take thefts occurring while in the company of acquaintances.

Out of the 373 vehicle burglaries, 51 of them had firearms stolen from inside of the vehicle.

51 Guns Stolen have been stolen out of vehicles since January 1st, 2017 according to Clarksville Police.

51 Guns Stolen have been stolen out of vehicles since January 1st, 2017 according to Clarksville Police.

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Former APSU Basketball great Tearra Banks signs to play in Israel professionally

 

Slan Sports ManagementToronto, Canada – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Tearra Banks has signed her first professional contract with Bnot Hertzeliya in Israel’s Division 1.

Banks, a 6’3” center, is coming off of a four-year collegiate career with the Austin Peay State Lady Govs. This past season, Banks was named Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Player of the Year. She was second in the OVC in scoring with 19.0 points per game and first in rebounding with 8.0 rebounds per game.

Banks was also 13th in the NCAA and second in the conference in field goal percentage at 59.9%.

Former APSU Basketball star Tearra Banks

Former APSU Basketball star Tearra Banks

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Clarksville Police reports Man Walks Dog, Returns to Find Two Men Breaking Into Vehicle

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 24th, 2017, around 11:30pm, a man living on Wilcox Street opened his garage and took his dogs for a walk. When he returned a short time later, he noticed two men were inside his garage rummaging through his truck.

He confronted the men and asked what they were doing, at which time, both of the men took off running. He immediately call 911 and police flooded the area.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Sleep Under the Stars set for September 23rd

 

Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will host games and fun for campers

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department invites you to sleep under the stars at the fall family campout beginning at 2:00pm, Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 through 9:00am, Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at Billy Dunlop Park, 1930 East Boy Scout Road.

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APSU’s Fortera Stadium hosts hundreds for the Total Solar Eclipse

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Around 1:25pm on Monday, August 21st, 2017, hundreds of people cheered in the near-dark inside Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium.

APSU hosts Peayclipse, an event for the community to gather and witness a once in a lifetime solar eclipse at Fortera Stadium on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

APSU hosts Peayclipse, an event for the community to gather and witness a once in a lifetime solar eclipse at Fortera Stadium on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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