Metairie, LA – The defensive woes continued for the Nashville Sounds Monday afternoon as they dropped their fourth consecutive game to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 7-4. Six of the seven Baby Cakes runs were unearned after the Sounds committed three errors.
The errors began right away for the Sounds as the first two New Orleans batters reached on errors by third baseman Sheldon Neuse. Following a strikeout, Sounds starter Brett Anderson then yielded a triple, a double, and a pair of singles to put New Orleans in front 5-0 after one inning.
Austin Peay at Lipscomb
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team closes out its six-game road trip with a pair of midweek outings. The Governors first return to Nashville for a 6:00pm, Tuesday nonconference contest against Lipscomb at Dugan Field. Austin Peay then meets Murray State in a 6:00pm, Wednesday at Reagan Field in Murray, Kentucky.
Nashville, TN – The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline hit their highest price point of 2018 on Saturday at $2.663 per gallon. Today’s average is a half cent more than last week, 13 cents more than a month ago, and 28 cents more than last year.
Gas prices have edged higher this week following the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest weekly report that showed gasoline stocks dropped by 1.1 million barrels last week.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team hosts rival Murray State in a pivotal Ohio Valley Conference match, 2:00pm, Tuesday. The match is also part of the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border series between the two schools.
The Govs (10-6, 6-1 OVC) come into the match on a hot streak, winners of their last five and their last nine out of ten matches overall.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to identify a man, possibly responsible for at least 10 vehicle burglaries occurring over the last month. Each burglary was a target of opportunity type theft.
The vehicles were all unlocked and the drivers left their vehicles unoccupied for a short period of time when the thefts took place–delivery drivers or dropping off at a daycare.
Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts Honored for His Twelve Years of Service in the Tennessee House of Representative
Written by Joe Pitts
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts was honored by House Joint Resolution 910, Thursday on the House Floor for his twelve years of service to his constituents in the 67th District and the citizens of Tennessee. Rep. Pitts earlier this year announced that he would not run for re-election to the House.
His wife, Cynthia, joined him on the House Floor. Rep. Pitts thanked his Lord, his wife Cynthia, and others but most of all thanked the people of the 67th House District for the opportunity to represent them for 12 years.
City of Clarksville, Cumberland River Compact will join to beautify area around old marina
Clarksville, TN – The Cumberland River Compact and the City of Clarksville are joining forces to clean a section of the Red River in preparation for a new walking trail.
Volunteers are needed to join a group that will gather from 8:30am to noon Saturday, April 14th, 2018 to remove trash and debris to beautify the area around an old marina site off Kraft Street.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville, Tennessee Multi-Color Corporation printing facility was awarded $20,000 for an Incumbent Worker Training grant (IWT). Multi-Color Corporation corporate offices are located in Batavia, Ohio and operates 87 printing facilities worldwide.
The Clarksville, TN Multi-Color plant is a wide-web rotogravure printer, producing die cut, pressure sensitive labels and square cut, white paper and metalized paper labels for the beverage and food industry. In Clarksville since 1981, their primary customers are Anheuser-Busch Inbev and Bush Bros.
Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball’s Danielle Liermann could be having best season in program’s history
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has had several outstanding hitters go through its softball program, over its 33-year history, but the current year at the plate that third baseman Danielle Liermann is having this spring may be the best season by any player to ever wear the Red and White.
Liermann, a junior from Simi Valley, CA, is batting .410 this season for the Govs (26-11, 8-2 OVC), after the April 8th sweep of fellow Ohio Valley Conference member Tennessee Martin, with eight doubles, 15 home runs and 44 RBIs.
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has arrived in Florida to begin final preparations for its launch to the Sun, scheduled for July 31st, 2018.
In the middle of the night on April 2nd, the spacecraft was driven from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, to nearby Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. From there, it was flown by the United States Air Force’s 436th Airlift Wing to Space Coast Regional Airport in Titusville, Florida, where it arrived at 9:40am CDT. It was then transported a short distance to Astrotech Space Operations, also in Titusville, where it will continue testing, and eventually undergo final assembly and mating to the third stage of the Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle.
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