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Lady Govs fall to Tennessee Tech

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team closed within a point in the game’s final minute but could not find the go-ahead basket in a 69-65 Ohio Valley Conference loss to league-leading Tennessee Tech, Thursday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (6-14, 5-3 OVC) trailed by three points, 62-59 with one minute remaining. Freshman Nicole Olszewski cut the lead to one-point, 62-61, with a pair of free throws a the 35-second mark.

Junior Jasmine Rayner recorded her season's third double-double in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee Tech, Thursday. (Photo Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

Junior Jasmine Rayner recorded her season's third double-double in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee Tech, Thursday. (Photo Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

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Late-game three pointer stun Governors at home

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Zac Swansey hit a deep three pointer from the top of the circle with 1.2 seconds left to lift Tennessee Tech to a 71-68 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Austin Peay State University, Thursday night, in Dave Aaron Arena.

The victory improved Tennessee Tech to a 9-8 overall record, 5-3 in the OVC. The Governors, meanwhile, suffered their second straight loss-and first league home loss–to fall to 12-8 overall and 6-2 in the OVC.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Basketball. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Winter weather wreaks havoc on area

 

Ice & Snow Take It SlowClarksville, TN – Winter continues its assault on Clarksville-Montgomery County with another round of snowy weather. A fresh snowfall blanked the city creating treacherous driving conditions causing vehicles to skid out of control creating a slew of accidents and tying up area Police and EMS workers. Motorists are advised to get home as safely as possible, and stay there until the road conditions improve. School and business closings are already pouring in. Keep checking in to stay up to date on the latest developments.

To publicize your closing or delay, call 931-920-0043 or email news@clarksvilleonline.com.

CFD responds to a reported fire on Hawkins Road.

CFD responds to a reported fire on Hawkins Road.

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Weekend set opens Lady Govs tennis season

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team will have its first test with a pair of weekend matches, beginning with a 2:00pm, Friday match against Belmont followed by a 1:00pm, Saturday match against Lipscomb. Both matches will be played at the Governors Indoor Tennis Center. The weekend matches will be season openers for all three programs.

The Lady Govs are coming off a banner year for the program where they not only won the Ohio Valley Conference tourney championship and made APSU’s first-ever NCAA tournament appearance, but also won the league’s Player of the Year, Vanja Tomic, and Freshman of the Year, Carolin Weikard.

APSU Women's Tennis. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Women's Tennis. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Mother and Son Charged with False Report After Home Invasion Turns out to be Untrue

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On January 19th, 2011, around 3:15pm, 911 received a call from Tammy Brown about an unknown male entering her residence at 19B Summit Heights and assaulting her son, Shawn Knight. Tammy Brown and Shawn Knight both claimed they did not know who the man was or why he was there. 

An investigation by Detective Dave Bramel quickly revealed that both of the Knight and Brown knew the man that entered the house and had previous dealings with him. More facts came to light as Detective Bramel delved into the alleged incident. 

Shawn Knight and Tammy Brown.

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APSU Weather Announcements

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – All classes and activities planned at Austin Peay State University (main campus, Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell and Austin Peay at The Renaissance Center in Dickson) for after 4:30pm, Thursday, January 20th are canceled due to inclement weather. «Read the rest of this article»

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Griffin Replaces Baltimore’s Ed Reed on AFC Pro Bowl Roster

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin was named to the AFC squad for the 2011 NFL Pro Bowl, which will be played January 30th, 2011, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. Griffin replaces Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed, who is unable to participate due to injury.

Griffin, the Titans’ 2007 first-round draft pick, led the team and tied for sixth in the AFC with four interceptions. He also finished second on the squad with 153 tackles and 14 passes defensed in 2010. Griffin was named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for October after leading the AFC and ranking second in the NFL with four interceptions. This is Griffin’s second Pro Bowl nod, after representing the AFC following his seven-interception campaign in 2008.

Griffin joins defensive end Jason Babin, running back Chris Johnson and return specialist Marc Mariani, who were previously named to the Pro Bowl.

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Hoops for Haiti

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay Athletics will donate all proceeds from tickets sold at the door at the women’s and men’s basketball games on January 20th and 22nd to a project in northern Haiti.  This project, initially developed by an Austin Peay professor with support from the university, has received further funding from the Clarksville Sunrise Rotary Club. 

The purpose of the project is to provide material and logistical support to a group of about 200 coffee and cocoa bean farmers in Tibouk, Haiti, who are trying to raise the quality of their products so as to be able to export them to the United States and other countries.  A small group of Rotary members will travel to Haiti later this year to continue work on this project.

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CPD’s Youth Coalition Essay Winners Rewarded

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – CPD’s Youth Coalition essay contest winners were recognized by the Clarksville Police Department at an award ceremony held at Police Headquarters on January 19th. The idea for the essay contest was originated by Rita Quarles and Stefanni Keener, both volunteer mentors for CPD’s Youth Coalition. 

The 18 contestants were all participants in the Police Department’s Youth Coalition program. They had to read and write an essay about the book, “Lord of the Flies”. The essays were initially read and judged by Rita Quarles and Steffani Keener and they selected their top three choices. 

(Left-right) Steffani Keener, Rita Quarles, Jake Sloan (2nd Place, Thaddeus Carpenter (1st Place), Sissy Rankin, Alicyn Keys (3rd Place). (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

(Left-right) Steffani Keener, Rita Quarles, Jake Sloan (2nd Place, Thaddeus Carpenter (1st Place), Sissy Rankin, Alicyn Keys (3rd Place). (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Roxy Cancels Tonights Performance Due to Weather

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Due to the impending bad weather, tonight’s (Thursday, January 20th) 7:00pm performance of the The Vagina Monologues has been cancelled. If you already had tickets, please contact the box office at 931-645-7699 for information about exchanges/refunds.

We regret this cancellation, but the safety of our patrons is our priority.

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