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Austin Peay Governors Basketball snap five-game losing skid with win over Youngstown State in Sears BracketBusters matchup

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – On paper, Saturday’s Sears BracketBusters matchup between the Austin Peay Governors and Youngstown State Penguins wasn’t supposed to mean much.

Try telling that to TyShwan Edmondson.

Coming off the bench for a second straight game, Edmondson bounced back for one of his better performances of the season, scoring 23 points as the Govs hung on for a 71-68 victory in the Dunn Center.

TyShwan Edmondson connects on a three from the corner Saturday night to help propel the Austin Peay Governors past the Youngstown State Penguins 71-68. Edmondson led the Govs in scoring with 23 points. Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

TyShwan Edmondson connects on a three from the corner Saturday night to help propel the Austin Peay Governors past the Youngstown State Penguins 71-68. Edmondson led the Govs in scoring with 23 points. Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball’s Shira Buley and Leslie Martinez turn in career nights in Over Time win against Morehead State

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Entering Saturday night’s game against Morehead State, Lady Govs head coach Carrie Daniels knew she would need to receive special performances from some of her players to capture a victory.

Luckily for Daniels, she didn’t received just one career performance. She received two.

Leslie Martinez scored a career-high 20 points and reserve Shira Buley added eight points of her career-high 10 points in overtime as the suddenly-hot Lady Govs grabbed an 88-81 victory over Morehead State.

Lady Govs guard Shira Buley prepares for a free throw in the second half of Saturday's game against Morehead State. The Lady Govs went on to win 88-81 in overtime. Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

Lady Govs guard Shira Buley prepares for a free throw in the second half of Saturday's game against Morehead State. The Lady Govs went on to win 88-81 in overtime. Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball win two tight contests against Illinois State, Saturday

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Clarksville native Reed Harper received a rough welcome from his teammates at home plate after his walk-off home run helped the Govs complete a doubleheader sweep of Illinois State, Saturday.

Austin Peay won the opener 2-0 before winning the night cap in come-from-behind fashion, 3-2, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Reed Harper's walk-off home run helped the Govs finish a doubleheader sweep of Illinois State, Saturday. Austin Peay Men's Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Reed Harper's walk-off home run helped the Govs finish a doubleheader sweep of Illinois State, Saturday. Austin Peay Men's Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Land Between the Lakes Quota Turkey Hunt Applications Deadline Nears

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – The application period for the spring turkey-hunting season at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) is drawing to a close.  The deadline for hunters to apply online for a quota permit is February 29th, 2012. Hunters will be selected for the available quota permits by computer drawing.

Three quota hunts in both Kentucky and Tennessee during the first portion of the season require a prior application.  In Kentucky, quota hunts include a two-day youth hunt for hunters (under age 16 on the Kentucky portion of LBL) March 31st-April 1st, a two-day hunt April 5th-6th, and a two-day hunt April 14th-15th. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Final Horne: Clarksville High Lady Wildcats’ 82-9 win was thrilling to watch, because it’s good to see a team that gets it

 

Clarksville, TN – I can understand why people would think an 82-9 shellacking is a boring game.

You’d think there’s really no action in a game like that and nothing positive could be gained one way or another.

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Nannie Haskins film and discussion to be held March 29th at the Stewart County Visitor Center

 

Stewart County Visitors CenterDover, TN – The Life and Diary of Nannie Haskins, a film and presentation by Dr. Ellen Kanervo and Sarah Kanervo, will be presented on March 29th, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Stewart County Visitor Center.

Sixteen-year-old Nannie Haskins lived in Clarksville and kept a diary account of life during the Civil War. Her story has been revived, thanks to a locally-produced film, written and produced by the Kanervos. Dr. Kanervo is professor emeritus of Communications at Austin Peay State University. The film features footage of historic sites and homes near Clarksville, Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Red Coat Society to induct Three prominent Clarksville Auto Dealers

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three prominent Clarksville automobile dealers, who have been strong supporters of Austin Peay State University athletics for decades, will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday.

Don Jenkins, owner of Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda ; Gary Mathews, owner of Gary Mathews Automotive Group, and James Corlew, owner of James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac, will be recognized Saturday during halftime of the Governors’ Sears BracketBusters contest with Youngstown State. A reception also will take place 4:00pm, in the second level Governors Club Room. The trio will be honored with a red coat. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts Legislation updates and responding to Online Petitions

 

“BWC 5 Act” advances and Motorcycle safety study bill set for House floor vote

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – This is the next in a series of updates regarding legislation filed by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) for the second session of the 107th General Assembly.

I have recently been receiving thousands of e-mails from constituents and others signing online petitions for various issues.  I am receiving the e-mails but cannot respond to you due to security issues within our system.

If you want to discuss a bill or your thoughts on any legislation currently before us, please email me directly at rep.joe.pitts@capitol.tn.gov  If you or someone you know wants to receive weekly updates, please also email or contact me directly.  I apologize for any confusion this situation may cause. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Tennis’ Freshmen provide depth in win at Southern Illinois

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team won four singles matches to pick up a 4-3 win at Southern Illinois, Friday.

The clincher came from freshman Aleksas Tverijonas at No. 5 singles. Tverijonas battled through a first-set tiebreaker and never lost his momentum, winning the deciding set 6-2. Another freshman came up big as well, with Dimitar Ristovski winning in three sets at No. 3 singles.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men's Tennis (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Nashville State community College acquires satellite Campus site in Clarksville Tennessee this week

 

Deal is next step toward holding classes later this year

The Seal of the State of TennesseeClarksville, TN – Members of the Montgomery County legislative delegation announced Friday that Nashville State Community College has formally acquired the former Saturn dealership on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard for its satellite campus.

“I am pleased with the news regarding transfer of ownership of this building to Nashville State Community College,” State Representative Joe Pitts said. “This is another step toward the reality of having this fine institution in the Clarksville higher education community.” «Read the rest of this article»

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