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Lady Govs down East Tennessee to complete Murfreesboro stay

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMurfreesboro, TN – Slowly but surely, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team showed improvement on offense and it paid off in the final match of the MT Blue Raider Bash with a four-set victory over East Tennessee, Saturday afternoon at Alumni Memorial Gym.

Austin Peay (2-5) conquered the two things that hampered it in the tournament’s first three matches. First, the offense found some rhythm, with double-digit kills in all four sets while running efficiently with a .262 attack percentage.

Doyle led the Lady Govs with 14 kills against East Tennessee, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Doyle led the Lady Govs with 14 kills against East Tennessee, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Late Rally By Redbirds Gives Sounds 4-1 Loss On Saturday

 

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – A four-run seventh inning propelled the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds to a 4-1 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Saturday evening at AutoZone Park.

With the loss, Nashville (70-72) has dropped three games in a row and eight of its last 12 contests.

Nashville was held to seven hits overall and went 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position. Right fielder Brandon Boggs doubled twice while shortstop Eric Farris added two hits and a stolen base.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Shooting Investigation Leads to Search for a Second Shooter

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The investigation into the shooting at a club on 801 Providence Boulevard has lead Detectives to believe there is a second shooter involved in the early morning shooting . The second shooter is described as a black male, 5’10-6’0, around 215 lbs, short dreads, was wearing a button up brown shirt with vertical stripes, and khaki shorts.

Additionally, it appears as though Dashawn Kelly may have been transported from the scene of the shooting to Summit Heights by an unknown person in a teal colored vehicle and then transferred to another. The other vehicle has already been identified and located, but we are still looking for the teal vehicle. «Read the rest of this article»

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Titans Waive Nine Players; Trade for Quinn Johnson

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans waived the following players to reach today’s player roster limit: G Ryan Durand, DE Pannel Egboh, WR Yamon Figurs (injured), DE Jacob Ford (injury settlement), S Vincent Fuller, WR Justin Gage, CB Pete Ittersagen (injured), S Robert Johnson and CB Frank Walker. WR Kevin Curtis and T Adam Terry were placed on injured reserve. FB Ahmard Hall was notified by the NFL that he will be placed on the Reserve/Suspended list for the first four games of the season (see NFL statement below). «Read the rest of this article»

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Bruins and Lady Govs ready for Sunday soccer

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s soccer team gets back to action hosting Belmont, 2:00pm, Sunday at Morgan Brothers Field.

The Lady Govs have little to dwell on a 3-1 loss to Western Kentucky, Friday. Not only was it the season’s first loss, they posted a season-low seven shots in the game. Sophomore Joceline Quiceno scored the only goal, in the 40th minute, on a service by sophomore Emily Kink.

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Hear Fall Bugling, See Elk Calves at Elk and Bison Prairie

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area is excited to announce that the magical sound of “bugling” has been reported at the Elk & Bison Prairie (EBP). The bugle, which actually sounds more like a loud squeal, is the mating call of the mature bull elk.

“We recently heard a few bugles, and the best is yet to come!  The peak of bugling season usually occurs from mid-September to mid-October,” said Curtis Fowler, LBL Range and Wildlife Technician. “The bugling season is one of the most exciting times to be in the prairie at LBL.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs win opening set, but fall to Auburn

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team got off to a good start against Auburn, but lost in four sets (25-19, 17-25, 22-25, 19-25), Saturday afternoon at Alumni Memorial Gym.

Austin Peay (1-5) won the match’s opening set – ending a seven set losing streak. The Lady Govs scored six consecutive points to turn a 7-5 deficit into an 11-7 lead. Austin Peay would extend its lead to eight points, 22-14, and would not look back.

Austin Peay Women's volleyball team. ( Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay )

Austin Peay Women's volleyball team. ( Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay )

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A Man is Charged in an Early Morning Shooting that Sent Two to the Hospital

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On September 3rd, 2011, 4:04am, officers responded to a fight in progress call at a club on 801 Providence Boulevard. When officers Rodney Lockerman and Joshua Swaffer arrived they saw muzzle blast from gunfire and heard shots being fired.

Officers saw men running toward the wood line near a business at 711 Providence Boulevard. They found a 24 year old man that had been shot multiple times in the legs. The man was incoherent, bleeding, and severely injured.

Officers Jeff Denault and Mark Wilson administered first aid until medics arrived. The victim was transported to a hospital and is in stable.

Altercation began inside. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Altercation began inside. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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H&R Block and Goodwill’s Career Solutions teaming for career fair

 

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, IncClarksville, TN – H&R Block is hiring in Clarksville and Goodwill’s Career Solutions is helping the country’s largest tax preparation firm find qualified preparers, office managers and client service professionals for the upcoming tax season.  When all hiring is complete, H&R Block may add as many as 170 new positions in the Clarksville area.

H&R BlockThe two companies have teamed for a job fair to be held September 7th from 10:00am until 7:00pm at Goodwill’s Career Solutions Center next to the Goodwill store at 1592 Fort Campbell Boulevard in the North Park Shopping Center and at the  H&R Block office, which is located next to Goodwill. «Read the rest of this article»

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Richards leads Lady Govs at Belmont Opener

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsNashville, TN – Sophomore Xiamar Richards finished 28th in the women’s three-kilometer race and Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team finished seventh at the Belmont Opener, Friday night, at Percy Warner Park.

Vanderbilt, which entered the meet ranked third in the South Region by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, won the women’s event with five runners finishing among the top 10. Jordan White won the women’s event with a time of 14:05.45.

Sophomore Xiamar Richards led the Lady Govs at the Belmont Opener, Friday night. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sophomore Xiamar Richards led the Lady Govs at the Belmont Opener, Friday night. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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