Memphis, TN – Eric Jokisch earned his first win of the season as the Nashville Sounds topped the Memphis Redbirds 8-4 Saturday night. Beau Taylor’s three-run double in the sixth inning gave the Sounds a lead they would not relinquish to ensure Jokisch his first victory.
The night did not get off to a hot start for Jokisch. Memphis slugger Tyler O’Neill crushed his 10th home run of the season to put the Redbirds in front 2-0 in the opening inning.
After yielding two runs on three hits in the first inning, Jokisch found his groove.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clemson, SC – Starting pitcher Jacques Pucheu struck out a career-high tying 10 batters, but Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw nationally-ranked Clemson pull away in its final two innings for a 10-1 nonconference victory, Saturday, at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Saturday’s contest started as a pitcher’s duel through six innings with Pucheu nearly matching Clemson starter Brooks Crawford stride for stride. Both starters would make it into the seventh inning with the host Tigers holding a 3-1 lead.
APSU Sports Information
Oxford, AL – Austin Peay State University’s softball team rallied back time and time again versus Eastern Kentucky, Saturday at Choccolocco Park in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tournament, but it last-inning push came up one run short in an 8-7 final.
Hopkinsville Community College
Hopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will open a new program of study in construction technology in the fall semester that begins in August.
The courses will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and fashioned after a regular work day. Students will be in the classroom for about 2 hours in the morning then working with tools in the lab and out in the field for the remainder of the day.
101st Airborne Division invites community to help celebrate Anniversary of “Hamburger Hill” with 31.87 mile race, Memorial Ceremony
101st Airborne Division
Fort Campbell, KY – Third Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will honor the 49th Anniversary of the historic Dong Ap Bia or “Hamburger Hill” battle in Vietnam, May 15th-17th, 2018.
The kick-off event will be a 31.87-mile walk / run / road march competition featuring Soldiers, Veterans, and community members. All members of the public are invited to attend and participate in the race and the finish-line party.
Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s annual Flying High fundraiser takes place Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at the Clarksville Country Club. The theme to this 35th annual event is “Southern Soirée”, inspired by the beauty of Charleston and the low country of South Carolina.
Clarksville Montgomery County School System names Ptosha Maclin principal of Moore Magnet Elementary School
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System announces that Ptosha M. Maclin has been selected principal of Moore Magnet Elementary School beginning the 2018-19 school year.
She replaces Kim Smith who will be joining the administrative staff at Carmel Elementary School as assistant principal.
Austin Peay State University to unveil new Veterans Upward Bound Office during kick-off event May 15th
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – Earlier this year, Austin Peay State University received a five-year, $1.3 million U.S. Department of Education TRiO grant to help military veterans earn a college degree, and at 2:00pm on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 the University will unveil the new Veterans Upward Bound Office and staff.
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.
Old scam, different version. Online employment. A woman replied to an ad for a medical receptionist on “indeed.com”. She received a response from a “Doctor” There was supposed to be a job opening in a new practice.
Vegetables may help protect Elderly Women from hardening of Neck Arteries according to American Heart Association
Journal of the American Heart Association Report
Dallas, TX – Elderly Australian women who ate more vegetables showed less carotid artery wall thickness, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts proved the most beneficial.
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