APSU Women’s Softball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s softball team dropped its final two games Sunday, in the APSU Spring Classic at Lady Govs Field, as its late inning rally fell one-run short in a 5-4 loss to Belmont, while the Lady Govs also fell to Ball State, 9-2, in their first game.
The Lady Govs (2-6) would trail Belmont 5-2 after fourth and a half innings, with the Bruins breaking a 2-2 tie by scoring three times in the inning.
Washington, D.C. – The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation New Dawn.
Airman 1st Class Christoffer P. Johnson, 20, of Clarksville, Tennessee, died February 17th due to a non-combat related incident in Southwest Asia. He was assigned to the 423rd Security Forces Squadron, Royal Air Force Alconbury, England.
APSU Men’s Basketball
Clarksville, TN – After a one-week respite, the Dave Loos Show will return 6:00pm, Monday on 105.1 WVRY-FM.
Broadcast live from the Blackhorse Pub and Brewery on Franklin Street in historic downtown Clarksville, Austin Peay State University’s head basketball coach and son David Loos, the Governors color commentator on broadcasts, will talk about the Governors’ most recent contests at Jacksonville State and Fairfield, for the Sears BracketBusters. They also will discuss the final upcoming home weekend contests with Eastern Illinois and Southeast Missouri.
Nashville, TN – The deadline is around the corner for submitting entries for the 2011-12 photo contest for the Tennessee Wildlife magazine. All interested photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fishing and wildlife species native to the Volunteer State, and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee.
Interested photographers should please note that March 5th, 2011 is this year’s entry deadline. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Men’s Baseball
Clarksville, TN – Pitchers Alex Belew and Zach Toney combined for a four-hit performance as Austin Peay posted a 7-3 victory against Valparaiso, Sunday afternoon, at Raymond C. Hand Park. The Govs completed the three-game series sweep of the Crusaders.
Belew got off to a rough start, allowing the first three batters he faced to reach base. Each of those three would score as Valparaiso (0-3) sent eight men to the plate in the opening inning and took a 3-0 lead.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol named Trooper Dwayne Stanford the 2010 Trooper of the Year, while eight other State Troopers received Trooper of the Year honors in their respective districts. Awards were also given to the Investigator of the Year and Interdiction East and West Troopers of the Year, while 10 Troopers were also recognized for their DUI Enforcement efforts.
The announcement was made during a special ceremony at the THP Training Center located in Nashville on Friday, February 18th.
Written by U.S. Army Cpl. Kam Gerohimos
Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Lt. Col. Christopher Downey, Task Force Shooter, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, TF Falcon, commander, along with a few of his pilots, visited U.S. Army Lt. Col. Will Johnson, TF Panther, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, commander, January 29th to present him a gift to commemorate the recent collaboration of their units.
The task forces worked together during Operation Black Panther in western Nangarhar Province December 27th. With constant coordination, TF Shooter performed infills and exfills of ground cavalry troops while also providing reconnaissance and aerial support throughout the operational area.
APSU Men’s Tennis
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team closed a two-match home stand with a 5-2 win against SIU Edwardsville, Saturday.
Behind sophomores Sean Bailey and Henrique Norbiato at No. 1 doubles, the Govs won their sixth-straight doubles point and cruised on singles, winning the top four to take the match.
Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist
The economic data were mixed. Retail sales and industrial production figures for January disappointed, but softness was seen as likely to have been the result of poor weather. The Fed’s two main regional manufacturing surveys were strong in February, with a further intensification of input price pressures and evidence that firms are a bit more able to pass along higher costs. January inflation figures were mostly higher than expected. The core CPI rose 0.2%, reflecting some one-time increases (such as apparel). Minutes of the January 25-26 Fed policy meeting showed that officials were somewhat more optimistic about 2011 GDP growth, but did not expect much improvement in the unemployment rate over the course of the year.
The stock market seemed to struggle a bit with the economic data, although reactions were limited. The major market averages still managed to forge ahead during the week. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Women’s Tennis
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team used a strong singles attack to pick up a 5-2 win against future Ohio Valley Conference opponent SIU Edwardsville, Saturday.
Without a healthy No. 6 player, the Lady Govs had to win all five singles matches after losing the doubles point without a No. 3 doubles team.
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