APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will culminate spring practice 7:00pm, Thursday, with the Red-White Spring game, in Governors Stadium.
The 69 players were selected through a draft after Tuesday’s practice. Head coach Rick Christophel divided up his 14 seniors and then placed them in charge of the draft.
Nashville, TN – Thursday night, the Dallas Stars make their final trip of the 2011-12 season to the Music City take on the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. Nashville is 6-5-0 on home ice since the 2006-07 season and is 13-11-1 all-time against the Stars in the Music City.
The Predators and Stars last met on February 19th in the Lone Star State, as the Preds edged the Stars 3-2 to split the Dallas portion of the season series, 1-1. Gabriel Bourque opened the scoring for Nashville at the 15:39 mark of the first, tying the game at one goal apiece. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A Black Balloon rally was held in memory of Trayvon Martin, the Florida youth who was fatally gunned down by George Zimmerman, an overzealous neighborhood watch captain. The rally was held outdoors in the free speech area at Austin Peay State University’s (APSU), Morgan University Student Center.
The Black Balloon theme was the idea of Lelann Evans and several other APSU students and was suppose to include a moment on the agenda when everyone present would be given a balloon, and then let it go so that it would continue to fly upwards to heaven so that Trayvon Martin would know that he and his family were in the attendees hearts and prayers. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay Governors Tennis travels Cookeville to face the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in an OVC Showdown
Austin Peay at Tennessee Tech
Thursday, March 5th | 12:00pm
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team returns to Ohio Valley Conference play with a noon, Thursday match at Tennessee Tech.
The Govs will look to build on the momentum gained at the Sun Belt Shootout, where they went 1-3, losing to Middle Tennessee and Troy, but closing with a win against Southern Illinois. It was a match where the Govs showed depth with wins at No. 4 singles from Aleksas Tverijonas and at No. 6 from Michal Hriciste.
Reverend Dorothy Hartzog from Trinity Episcopal Church conducted the ceremony which allowed pet lovers to request a blessing for their animals both living and deceased.
Tina Hartman of Picture Your Photo was also on hand taking Spring and/or Easter professional pet photos.
Austin Peay Baseball at Eastern Illinois
Thursday-Saturday, April 5th-7th
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team, which has swept its first two Ohio Valley Conference series, will put that win streak on the line in a three-game league set, at the Eastern Illinois Panthers, Thursday-Saturday, in Charleston, IL.
Due to the upcoming Easter holiday, the series will begin with a 3:30pm, Thursday contest. The series continues with a 3:00pm, Friday affair before concluding with a 1:00pm, Saturday.
Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Providence Boulevard residents will experience low water pressure from Peachers Mill Road to Cedar Court for the next two hours. Construction crews are repairing a water service line and performing road repairs on Providence Boulevard.
Both northbound lanes of Providence Boulevard will remain closed until approximately 9:00pm this evening.
Austin Peay Lady Govs’ Tala Mumford named Ohio Valley Conference adidas® Female co-Golfer of the Week
Mumford, a sophomore from Metropolis, IL, shared the award with Tennessee Tech’s Amber Shepherd, who tied with Mumford for fifth place in the Belmont Invitational tournament. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Doug Brumley
Nashville, TN – Pekka Rinne was back on the Bridgestone Arena ice for Predators practice Wednesday after missing Tuesday night’s 2-1 shootout win with a virus.
“Hopefully it’s over with now,” the goaltender said of the illness. “It kind of takes all the life out of you and all the energy out of you. I feel 100 percent better today and it was good to get back out there and sweat a little bit and have a good practice there.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On April 4th, 2012, around 7:00am, 2002 GMC pickup, driven by Jerry Swift, 60, was traveling north, had just crossed the Red River Bridge when the driver blacked out, crossed the southbound Lanes of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, went over a curb, and crashed into the rock wall.
After the crash occurred, a Chevy S-10, driven by Billy Dinsmore, 33, was traveling northbound on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in the left lane and slowing down.
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