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Austin Peay Governors Basketball come back in the second half to beat Western Carolina

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsCancun, Mexico – Austin Peay State University nailed three consecutive three pointers amidst an 11-0 second-half run as the Governors rallied from 12-point deficit to defeat Western Carolina, 72-71, Tuesday afternoon during Mayan Division action of the Triple Crown Cancun Challenge, being played at the Moon Palace Resort.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol prepares Motorists for heavy presence this Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Tennessee State Troopers Will Strictly Enforce No Refusal Law

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Colonel Tracy Trott are reminding citizens to expect a “No Refusal” and high-visibility, safe driving enforcement campaign during the 2012 Thanksgiving Holiday period. The “No Refusal” enforcement will begin at 6:00pm, Wednesday, November 21st and end at midnight, Sunday, November 25th.

The “No Refusal” law allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers. The goal is to deter impaired driving and reduce fatal crashes on Tennessee roadways.  The Thanksgiving Holiday marks the third “No Refusal” enforcement effort, following campaigns over the Fourth of July and Labor Day holiday periods.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Reco Williams named to OVC All-Newcomer Squad

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay redshirt freshman tailback Reco Williams has been named to the Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer team, in a vote of OVC coaches and sports information directors.

Williams carried the ball 105 times for 501 yards – an average of 4.8 yards per carry – in nine games for the Governors in 2012. He also caught 17 passes – fourth-most by a Gov – for 147 yards. He also totaled three touchdowns on the season (two rushing, one receiving).

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3rd Brigade Combat Team’s Helicopter Landing Zone team keeps Soldiers supplied in the fight

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionRakkasanKhowst Province, Afghanistan – “There is no rush like sling loading,” said U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Keller, the day-shift Helicopter Landing Zone noncommissioned officer in charge.

Getting soldiers the supplies they need to sustain combat operations takes careful planning. Delivery methods vary given the type of items in need and the degree of danger taken to deliver them to their destination.

U.S. Army Spc. Pete Sigala, who hails from Anaheim, Calif., a helicoper landing zone sling load specialist from Headquarters Company, 626th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), awaits as a civilian contacted air asset helicopter approaches for a sling load of supplies at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Nov. 5, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Spc. Pete Sigala, who hails from Anaheim, Calif., a helicoper landing zone sling load specialist from Headquarters Company, 626th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), awaits as a civilian contacted air asset helicopter approaches for a sling load of supplies at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Nov. 5, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)

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Austin Peay State University to break ground on new Animal Science Facility on November 30th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In 1961, a group of Austin Peay State College agriculture students built a hay barn at the school’s farm off Pickens Road to house an animal husbandry operation.

At the time, the facility was more than adequate for the small college, but in recent years, the University’s Department of Agriculture has experienced unprecedented growth.

 APSU farm

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Christmas on the Cumberland Opening Ceremony Tonight, November 20th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville TN – Join the City of Clarksville and US Bank as we celebrate Christmas on the Cumberland’s 14th year with a grand opening ceremony, tonight, November 20th, at 6:30pm at McGregor Park’s RiverWalk.

The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland, a Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Event for the fifth year in a row, is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating displays of over one million lights!

Christmas on the Cumberland opens November 20th

Christmas on the Cumberland opens November 20th

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Fort Campbell’s Outdoor Recreation December Activities

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Don’t let the cold weather keep you indoors.  Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs has just the thing to help you beat that holiday stress. They start the month of December with a Chickasaw Trace Mountain Biking trip on December 1st from 8:00am until 4:00pm. Ages 14 and above are invited to participate and the cost is $19.00.

Helmets, bikes and transportation are provided.  Chickasaw Trace is a small 300 acre park bordering the Duck River just southwest of Nashville, TN.  It may be small but this park offers some of the best mountain biking in Middle Tennessee. It has something to offer cyclists of all levels of experience.  Preregistration is required by 4:00pm on November 29th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball signs Clarksville’s Cayce Bredlau

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team has added its second Clarksville-area product with Cayce Bredlau signing a National Letter of Intent.

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Crow Community Center has Aerobics classes available

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Step, jump and move those calories away!  The Crow Community Center hosts aerobics classes for ages 16 and older twice a week at the Center, located at 211 Richview Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball adds Clarksville-product Levi Primasing to 2014 roster

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team stuck close to home for the latest addition to its 2014 roster, adding Northeast High School’s Levi Primasing, of Clarksville, who has signed a National Letter of Intent.

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