Austin Peay Governors Basketball survives late rally and hangs on for 60-57 win over the Jacksonville State Gamecocks
Clarksville, TN – After Thursday’s 15-point victory over Eastern Kentucky, Govs head coach Dave Loos said Saturday’s game against Jacksonville State would determine how the Govs performed the rest of this season.
If Saturday’s game is any indication, it could be one entertaining finish.
Looking for their first OVC win streak of the season, the Govs came out sluggish but finished with clutch plays then hung on for a 60-57 victory over the Gamecocks.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Jacksonville State’s Briana Morrow hit a three-pointer as time expired, handing Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team a 74-73 Ohio Valley Conference loss, Saturday night, at the Dunn Center.
Austin Peay (5-13, 2-3 OVC), which led by 13 points at halftime, saw senior Whitney Hanley score back-to-back baskets to give APSU a two-point, 71-69, lead with 34 seconds remaining. Jacksonville State (4-15, 1-5) got three looks at the basket on their ensuing possession, Danielle Vaughn converting on the third try to tie the game with eight seconds left.
Lowest Number of Traffic Fatalities since 1963
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security officials today announced preliminary figures indicating the state has recorded the fewest number of traffic fatalities in 48 years. In 2011, there were 947 traffic-related deaths on Tennessee roadways, representing the lowest figure since 1963 when 941 people were killed as a result of a crash.
Last year’s preliminary number of 947 traffic deaths marks just the third time in 48 years vehicular fatalities have dipped below 1,000. Since 2006, Tennessee traffic fatalities have declined by 26.2 percent, including a drop in fatalities involving large trucks (34.5%), pedalcyclists (28.6%), motorcyclists (19.1%) and pedestrians (4.5%). «Read the rest of this article»
Also place Jerred Smithson on Injured Reserve
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Chris Mueller (KRIHS MEW-luhr) from Milwaukee (AHL) and placed forward Jerred Smithson on injured reserve retroactive to January 7th.
Mueller, 25 (3/6/86), leads the Admirals in points (15g-11a-26pts) and goals through 33 games in 2011-12. This is the West Seneca, NY, native’s second recall to Nashville this season – he played a pair of NHL games December 3rd (against his hometown Buffalo Sabres) and 6 (vs. Phoenix). «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s yearbook, The Monocle, was named a first-place winner in the American Scholastic Press Association’s 2011 Scholastic Review and Contest.
The 2010 edition of the yearbook was given the top distinction along with similar yearbooks from Clemson University, Michigan State University, Howard University and others.
Judges award points based on design, photography, writing and other criteria. First-, second- and third-place awards are given based on the total points awarded. «Read the rest of this article»
Members of the community can be part of preserving Clarksville’s History
It will be held at 5:00pm on January 19th, 2012, in the Small Meeting Room of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library.
Refreshments will be served, and board members will be on hand to answer questions. «Read the rest of this article»
Transition to a Centralized Phone May Cause Temporary Disruptions
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is transitioning to a centralized phone system next week, January 17th, 2012, 10:00am.
This may result in intermittent disruptions to telephone calls made to select numbers while the transition is taking place.
This will not affect the 911 system. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is kicking off Adult Spring Softball and Adult Co-Ed Kickball registration with an organizational meeting at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 28th at Burt-Cobb Community Center, 1011 Franklin Street. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Monday we will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I believe the best way to honor his legacy is to continue to apply the wisdom he offered and meet the challenges he put before us.
“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well,” Dr. King once said. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s ticket office will have a limited number of tickets available for the Governors, February 11th, basketball game at Murray State.
Tickets are $8.00 and all seats are general admission. Austin Peay’s Student Affairs office is planning a bus trip for students with more information to be announced in the near future.
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