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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Morgan Rackel pitched the Governors first no-hitter in 21 years in Game 1 versus Eastern Illinois, Sunday at Cheryl Holt Field at Joe and Cathi Maynard Softball Stadium, to help propel the APSU Govs to an Ohio Valley Conference sweep of the Panthers in 1-0 and 11-5 finals.
The two wins for the Govs (33-15, 14-4 OVC) also help set a school single-season record for victories, breaking the old mark of 32 wins set back in 1989, while also guaranteeing the team a spot in the OVC Championship Tournament for the first time since the 2007 season.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds closed their homestand with a 7-2 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of a sellout crowd of 10,128 fans at First Tennessee Park Sunday afternoon.
Dustin Fowler led a balanced attack at the plate with a 3-for-4 game. The center fielder doubled and scored a run in the fourth, tripled and scored a run in the fifth, and blasted a two-run homer to give the Sounds a 7-2 lead in the seventh.
Franklin Barreto, Beau Taylor and Jorge Mateo also had multi-hit games for the Sounds. Fowler and Barreto got the scoring started in the fourth on back-to-back extra-base hits.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University starting pitcher Brandon Vial opened with six scoreless innings and APSU’s baseball team provided plenty of early run support as it secured an Ohio Valley Conference series with a 10-4 victory against UT Martin, Sunday at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Needing a Sunday win to secure the series the Governors turned to Vial who opened the game by retiring the first 10 batters he faced. He would allow a one out single in the fourth but would not allow a run through six innings.
Fort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing, the on-post housing community on Fort Campbell, recently hosted their annual Earth Day Extravaganza. The event was a huge success with soldiers, residents and families who came out to participate.
The event kicked off with the planting of a shade tree at the Werner Park Community Center, donated by the Fort Campbell Exchange.
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Clarksville, TN – Malik Boynton is getting his shot.
The former Governor—who just last Thursday was named the recipient of the Male Legends Award for Austin Peay State University’s top senior male athlete—has received an invitation to rookie minicamp with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Murfreesboro, TN – In the past year, I graduated from college with a four-year bachelor’s degree, moved to a new city, and began applying for jobs. I quickly realized that four years of college means nothing in most cases, seventeen is the preferred number of years of experience most employers want, and the only jobs I was qualified for were Lyft driving and folding clothes at Old Navy.
Yes, this sounds incredibly pessimistic. But let’s be honest here – anyone over the age of 22 has experienced this in some way. And if you haven’t experienced this in the business world, you still know the feeling. It is the heartache of unmet expectations, the sorrow of unfulfilled desires.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at approximately 11:41pm, Clarksville Police officers responded to the 200 Block of Orleans Drive in response to a 911 call of an unresponsive child.
When officers arrived they found a 4 month old female not breathing. CPD officers and EMS personnel performed CPR and the child was transported to Tennova Healthcare.
The child failed to regain consciousness and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Clarksville, TN – Katy Olita, an attorney with Batson Nolan Law Firm, has been approved as a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 listed mediator in general civil cases by the Tennessee Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission (ADRC). Mediation is an informal process by which parties have the opportunity to resolve a dispute by agreement.
The requirements to be listed by the ADRC as a Rule 31 Mediator in general civil cases include, being a person of good moral character and certifying in writing an intention to comply with the conditions and obligations imposed by Rule 31; having a graduate degree plus four years of full-time practical work experience; and completing 40 hours of general mediation training.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Memphis, TN – With the outdoor season winding to an inexorable close, Austin Peay State University track and field put the finishing touches on another solid weekend at the Memphis Tiger Invitational, Saturday.
Another week marked another win for junior Savannah Amato in the pole vault. The Delaware, Ohio native hit 3.92m (12-10.25) for the win, with freshman Morgan Bradley (3.67m; 12-0.50) and junior Dascha Hix (3.67m; 12-0.50) fifth and sixth, respectively.
American Heart Association says Bariatric Surgery for Severely Obese Teens may help prevent Premature Heart Disease
American Heart Association Meeting Report
New Orleans, LA – Bariatric surgery is predicted to cut in half the risk of premature heart disease and stroke in teens with severe obesity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in population based cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.
The researchers used a model based on research from the Framingham Heart Study that predicts the likelihood of heart disease events over a 30-year period.
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