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Clarksville, TN – Jake Rudolph — longtime high school football coach at Memphis University School — will join will 10 other inductees on June 6th in Nashville, TN at the Omni Hotel as a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015 inductees.
Joining Rudolph, who was born in Clarksville in 1929 and died on July 6th, 2008 after suffering a stroke recorded 295 wins in 39 yards as head coach of the MUS Owls — including a Class AA state championship in 1985 and runner-up finishes in 1983 and 1990. «Read the rest of this article»
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Paducah, KY – Clarksville High School’s girls golf team remained undefeated on the season, as they won the Paducah Tilghman Invitational Golf Tournament August 2nd at the Paxton Park Golf Course.
The Lady Wildcats, who won the invitational for the second straight year, finished with a 319 team total —- defeating 12 other teams –—- including runner-up Marshall County (KY) by 11 strokes.
Clarksville High School’s Girls Golf Team wins Paducah Tilghman Invitational Golf Tournament.
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Clarksville, TN – A dropped fly ball in extra innings allowed West Virginia to score what turned out to the game-winning run, July 27th on Morgan Field at Merricourt Park, to help them reach the championship game of the 9-10-year old Little League softball Tournament of State Champions.
Tied 4-4, with two outs in the top of the seventh inning Jillian Holly was able to come around and score from second base when a fly ball to medium left-center field was dropped by the North Carolina center fielder.
North Carolina would get a runner as far as second base — with one out — in the bottom of the inning, but Tayven Stephenson finished the complete-game victory by getting a groundout and a strikeout to seal away the victory. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Despite jumping out to an early lead Tennessee state champions Clarksville National saw its stay in the 9-10-year old Little League Tournament of State Champions come to an end, July 27th on Morgan Field at Merricourt Park, as they fell to Georgia 8-2.
The bats would be hot for Clarksville National to start the first inning, as they recorded four hits in scoring a pair of runs.
Logan Littleton opened the inning with a single and advanced to second base on a throwing error by the Georgia center fielder, after catching a fly ball for the first out of the inning.
Erin Lackey would then single, moving Littleton to third base, and then stealing second base to move into scoring position. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The state championship teams from North Carolina and West Virginia have an early leg up on being the best or the best, as they won both of their games, July 26th at Merricourt Park, in the 9-10-year old girls softball Tournament of State Champions.
North Carolina has been especially in its opening games, defeating Tennessee state champion Clarksville National 12-0 in the afternoon contest, before hammering Virginia 18-3 in the nightcap.
In the Virginia win, North Carolina put the game away with a 15-run second inning – sending 20 batters to the plate – which turned out to be more runs than any other team scored total in any other contest. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Three golfers sit atop of the leaderboard after the first round of the Clarksville City Amateur, July 26th at Cole Park Golf Course, with Charlie Keene, Todd Greene and Jim Duttweiler firing opening rounds of four-under 68.
Brad VanKirk is just a shot back in the championship flight, with an opening round of 69, but all 13 golfers in the championship flight are still in play, with only four shots separating all 13 golfers.
As close as the championship flight is the first fight is even tighter, with Steven Blackwell and Marcus Sartain tied after opening rounds of one-over 73, but they have no more than a two-shot advantage over everyone else in their flight with 18 holes to play. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery Central 9-10 year old girl softball team dropped two games to a pair of state champions, July 26th at Merricourt Park in the Little League Tournament of Champions, losing to West Virginia 6-1 and Florida 4-1.
In the opener, West Virginia jumped on Montgomery Central for three runs in the top of the first inning, taking advantage of a couple of walks and an error by Central.
West Virginia’s Bailey Gilbert opened the game by drawing a walk and after moving around to third base on a pair of wild pitches scored on an error by Montgomery Central’s third baseman.
The final runs of the inning came with two outs, as Taylor Glancy recorded a two-run single, which drove in Jillian Holley ad Kendall Stoffel. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee state champion Clarksville National 9-10-year old girls softball team remained alive in the Little League Tournament of State Champions, July 26th at Merricourt Park, with a 5-0 loser’s bracket victory over South Carolina after dropping its opener to North Carolina, 12-0.
Clarksville National would score all the runs it would need against South Carolina in the bottom of the first inning, with Logan Littleton tripling to left field and scoring on an infield out by Abby Chappell to go up 1-0.
They would add a second run in the third inning, with Chappell drawing a one-out walk and scoring on a triple by Erin Lackey.
Clarksville National would break the game open in the fourth inning, scoring three times, highlighted by Littleton’s second triple of the game – driving in two runs – and a RBI single by Skyler Hayes. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – South Nashville blasted three home runs versus Karns, in front of a standing room only crowd July 25th at Griff Schmittou Field, in finals the 12-year old Little League State Baseball Tournament to repeat as state champions with a 4-1 victory.
In didn’t take long for the fans to see the first ball go out of the park, as South Nashville leadoff hitter Barrett Smith blasted the fifth pitch of the game out over the center field fence for the 1-0 lead.
South Nashville defeats Karns 4-1 to repeat as Tennessee State Little League Champions (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)
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Clarksville, TN – Karns scored seven runs in the first inning, July 24th at Griff Schmittou Field, and never looked back, as they defeated Tullahoma 15-5 to reach the championship game of the 12-year old Little League State Tournament.
After being held to just three runs the night before, Karns came out swinging the bats recording seven hits in the first frame in scoring its seven runs.
Zane Keener opened the game with an opposite-field double and an out later scored on a single by Cameron Fisher.
Karns advances to Little League Championship game with win over Tullahoma 15-5 (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)
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