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Dodging the Roadkill: Danger

 

Dodging the Roadkill**Editor’s Note** This is from our motorcycle blog, Dodging the Roadkill @www.clarksvillemotorcycle.com 

Clarksville, Tn — The dangers are understood and accepted by us all.  Riding a motorcycle leaves us exposed and vulnerable.  The possibility of our demise rides with us.  We understand all of that and we wouldn’t have it any other way.  

In the beginning of MY journey I heard it all.  From friends and family:

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Colby Wilson’s Atlanta Braves Report: Retro Braves

 

Atlanta BravesClarksville, TN As far back as I can remember, the Braves were fine. Nearly always good, occasionally great. Sure, there was that 2008 team that was underachieving and unfortunate and doesn’t bear any measure of discussion. But from the time I started paying attention to baseball, I could nearly always count on Atlanta being involved in meaningful games in August and September.

So 2015 will be slightly different.

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman (5) celebrates after scoring a run against the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning at Fenway Park. (Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports)

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman (5) celebrates after scoring a run against the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning at Fenway Park. (Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports)

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Pat Summitt Trophy announced by WBCA

 

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University of TennesseeAtlanta, GA – Russell Athletic and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced that the commemorative award presented to the Russell Athletic/WBCA National Coaches of the Year will be named The Pat Summitt Trophy in honor of the legendary University of Tennessee Lady Vols head coach.

The award will officially be named “The Pat Summitt Trophy presented to the Russell Athletic/WBCA National Coach of the Year.” It will be the only national coach of the year award to bear Summitt’s name.

Pat Summitt Trophy unveiled by Women's Basketball Coaches Association  and Russell Athletic (UT Sports Information)

Pat Summitt Trophy unveiled by Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Russell Athletic (UT Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves has career game as Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball defeats Georgia Tech 87-76

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee is off to a 4-0 start after topping Georgia Tech, 87-76, on Sunday night. The #4/3 Lady Vols pounded the glass to the tune of 65 total rebounds including 33 offensive boards. Bashaara Graves had the best game of her career with highs of 23 points, 18 rebounds and five assists. It was Graves’ 13th career double-double.

Isabelle Harrison had 10 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for her seventh career double-double. It marked the second game that both Graves and Harrison each had double-doubles.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) is defended by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets forward Roddreka Rogers (54) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) is defended by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets forward Roddreka Rogers (54) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Former APSU Football Coach Boots Donnelly inducted into National Football Foundation Hall of Fame

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsAtlanta, GA – James “Boots” Donnelly, the only coach to lead Austin Peay State University football to an Ohio Valley Conference championship was inducted into the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame, Wednesday night.

The enshrinement ceremony was held at Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. It was the first time the event was held in Atlanta, the new home of the Hall of Fame.

2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame inductees. (APSU Sports Information)

2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame inductees. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds final four-game homestand begins Friday, August 30th

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds will host the division-rival Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs affiliate) to a four-game series at Greer Stadium from Friday, August 30th, to Monday, September 2nd, for the team’s final homestand of the 2013 season, presented by the Nashville SCENE.

The homestand will be highlighted by two fireworks shows, one Sounds CARE jersey auction, Fan Appreciation Day and a special night in which the Sounds will honor the South Nashville Little Leaguers.

Nashville Sounds - Greer Stadium

Nashville Sounds – Greer Stadium

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field to compete at Georgia Tech Invitational

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A pair of Austin Peay State University track and field student-athletes will have one more chance to secure a qualifying mark for the NCAA East Regional when they compete in the Georgia Tech Invitational, Saturday, at George C. Griffin Track.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf Team headed to Tempe Arizona for NCAA Tournament

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will be heading west to participate in the NCAA Division I Regional.

The Governors, who were awarded a No. 12 seed after earning the Ohio Valley Conference automatic bid with their recent tourney championship, will head to Tempe, AZ, to play at the ASU Karsten Golf Course.

Austin Peay Mens Golf Team reacts to NCAA Announcement.

Austin Peay Mens Golf Team reacts to NCAA Announcement.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf Team to Host Preview Party for NCAA Golf Tournament

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team and the APSU athletics department will host a viewing party to watch the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship selection show, 7:30pm, Monday, in the second-floor Governors Club Room at the Dunn Center.

APSU Men's Golf

APSU Men’s Golf

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Pat Summitt presented 2013 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s College Basketball Award

 

Atlanta Tipoff ClubAtlanta, GA – Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history, can add one more career achievement award to her trophy case.

Summitt, the women’s basketball head coach emeritus at Tennessee, was presented the 2013 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s College Basketball Award on Tuesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt

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