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Customs House Museum Model Train Crew receives 2018 Gracey Award

 

Customs House Museum

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 19th, 2018 the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center held its annual Flying High fundraiser, which took place at the Clarksville Country Club. It was there that the Gracey Award was presented to the Museum’s Model Train Crew, recognizing all members past and present.

The Gracey Award has been presented annually since 1992 in remembrance of Donald and Finley Gracey, who made a generous bequest in the form of a trust fund to benefit four Clarksville institutions, including the museum.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

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Clarksville’s Multi-Color Corporation Awarded $20,000 for Incumbent Worker Training Grant

 

American Job CenterClarksville, 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.

(Front: L to R) Francisco Vasquez, AJC; MCC employees Bettina Perkins, Brenna Corbin, Kim Dillard, Amaya Garcia-Bland, Annette Jensen, and Melissa Oliver. (Back: L to R) Jamaal Bradley, Workforce Essentials; MCC employees Chris Taylor, Jerry Ferrell, Rhonda Batson, Steve Emery, Paul Wofford, Steve Fuqua, and Michael Jackson, AJC.

(Front: L to R) Francisco Vasquez, AJC; MCC employees Bettina Perkins, Brenna Corbin, Kim Dillard, Amaya Garcia-Bland, Annette Jensen, and Melissa Oliver. (Back: L to R) Jamaal Bradley, Workforce Essentials; MCC employees Chris Taylor, Jerry Ferrell, Rhonda Batson, Steve Emery, Paul Wofford, Steve Fuqua, and Michael Jackson, AJC.

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Nashville Sounds fall late to Oklahoma City Dodgers in front of Sellout Crowd

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Oklahoma City Dodgers spoiled the first sellout of the 2017 season at First Tennessee Park with a 3-2 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 10,717 fans Friday night.

With the score even at 1-1 in the eighth inning, Oklahoma City’s Alex Verdugo lifted a fly ball in the direction of Nashville’s Matt McBride. The ball glanced off the left fielder’s glove and allowed two runners to score on the E-7.

Bobby Wahl limited the damage to the two unearned runs, but it was enough for the Dodgers. Matt Olson launched a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth but the comeback fell short.

Error Proves Costly as Oklahoma City Dodgers Beat Nashville Sounds to Take Series. (Nashville Sounds)

Error Proves Costly as Oklahoma City Dodgers Beat Nashville Sounds to Take Series. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Oklahoma City Dodgers 8-1

 

Sounds avoid back-to-back shutout losses with run in eighth inning

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds’ bats remained silent for the second consecutive night as they were defeated 8-1 by the Oklahoma City Dodgers. The Sounds lit up the scoreboard in the eighth inning to snap a streak of 16 consecutive innings without scoring a run.

Justin Masterson (1-0, 2.25) was masterful on the mound for the Dodgers (4-4).  The Sounds (3-5) had no answer for the 32-year-old who gave up just two hits in five innings of work and fanned five batters on just 69 pitches.

The Dodgers opened the scoring in the second inning off Zach Neal (0-1, 4.15) when third baseman, Rob Segedin, led off the inning with a base hit and came around to score on a Brett Eibner sacrifice fly to left field.

Nashville Sounds Pitcher Zach Neal gave up four runs and five hits in 4.2 innings of work Thursday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Pitcher Zach Neal gave up four runs and five hits in 4.2 innings of work Thursday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds go scoreless against Oklahoma City Dodgers

 

Four-Run First Inning Paces Oklahoma City

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds managed just five hits in a 5-0 loss to the Oklahoma City Dodgers in front of 6,815 fans Wednesday night at First Tennessee Park.

Oklahoma City (3-4) used a four-run first inning against Nashville (3-4) starter Daniel Gossett to take control of the game. Leadoff hitter Chris Taylor walked to start the contest and quickly moved to third on Willie Calhoun’s base hit to right field.

Gossett struck out O’Koyea Dickson, but a fielding error by right fielder Andrew Lambo allowed Taylor to score, and another batter to reach. Alex Verdugo knocked in a run with a double, and former Sound Brett Eibner collected an RBI with a base hit.

Nashville Sounds fall 5-0 to Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park, Wednesday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds fall 5-0 to Oklahoma City Dodgers at First Tennessee Park, Wednesday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds give up three late runs in loss

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – A late lead didn’t hold up for the Nashville Sounds in a heart-breaking 10-9 loss to the Oklahoma City Dodgers Sunday night at First Tennessee Park.

The loss ends the Sounds’ season while the Dodgers advance to the Pacific Coast League Championship Series to face the El Paso Chihuahuas.

Two separate four-run innings helped the Sounds overcome multiple deficits but it wasn’t enough in the end. Franklin Barreto, Matt Olson and Renato Nunez all crushed homers for Nashville.

Oklahoma City beats Nashville Sounds in Game 5 to advance to the Pacific Coast League Championship Series.

Oklahoma City beats Nashville Sounds in Game 5 to advance to the Pacific Coast League Championship Series.

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Nashville Sounds fall to Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-1

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds and Oklahoma City Dodgers will play a deciding game five in the American Conference Finals after the Dodgers used a 7-1 win over the Sounds Saturday night to extend the series.

Dodgers’ starter and former Sound Alfredo Figaro went seven innings and limited Nashville to one run over five hits.

Figaro got plenty of offense and it started early for Oklahoma City. Back-to-back walks issued to Micah Johnson and Cody Bellinger started the game. After Nashville starter Donn Roach came back to get the next two batters, Chris Taylor hit a bouncer to third that Matt Chapman mishandled allowing Johnson to score.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Oklahoma City Dodgers beat Nashville Sounds 5-2 to even series

 

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma City Dodgers got home runs from O’Koyea Dickson and Jack Murphy in a series-tying 5-2 win over the Nashville Sounds Thursday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

The homers backed a strong performance by Dodgers’ starter Logan Bawcom who limited the Sounds to one run on three hits in six innings.

Nashville’s lone run against Bawcom came right away in the first inning. Franklin Barreto sparked a rally with a one-out double to the gap in right-center.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Nashville Sounds lose series opener 8-1 to Tacoma Rainiers at Greer Stadium

 

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Nashville’s Dustin Molleken Throws Three Scoreless; Bianchi Homers

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds (38-31) had their four-game win streak halted by the hot bats of the Tacoma Rainiers in an 8-1 loss before 7,353 fans at Greer Stadium Friday night.

Sounds starter Taylor Jungmann (2-3), the No. 6 prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers’ system according to Baseball America, couldn’t find a rhythm all night, and the Rainiers made him pay as he gave up six runs (five earned) on seven hits in five innings.

Nashville Sounds.

Nashville Sounds.

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Govs second football scrimmage to be held on Morgan Brothers Soccer Field

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage approximately 9:20am, Saturday.

However, if interested fans show up at Governors Stadium, they will be watching APSU’s track meet.

If they want to find the football scrimmage, they will have to venture out to Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

For the first time since the former Austin Peay football practice field was converted into the home of the Lady Govs soccer team will APSU’s football team scrimmage on grass—APSU has used it for occasional practices in the past. The Tennessee Titans did use the soccer field for scrimmages when they were in Clarksville for training camp in 2006.

APSU Men's Football (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Men's Football (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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