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Austin Peay Governors Basketball loses to Belmont Bruins 78-65

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Belmont used a 14-0 late first-half run to break open a tight game and carried that momentum into the second half as Austin Peay State University fell, 78-65, Saturday night in Ohio Valley Conference basketball action played in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball can not get past first half slump in loss to Tennessee State Tigers

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A nine-minute first-half drought proved too much to overcome as Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team fell 71-52 to Tennessee State, Saturday, in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball's Junior Nicole Olszewski grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee State, Saturday. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball’s Junior Nicole Olszewski grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee State, Saturday. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Senator Mark Green speaks to Rotary Club about new job growth initiative

 

Tennessee State Senator Mark GreenClarksville, TN –  Tennessee Job Seekers a statewide jobs-growth initiative designed to connect unemployed Tennesseans through social media was launched today by Tennessee State Senator Mark Green.

The program calls on the state and local communities to lend support, experience and resources to those either recently laid off or Tennesseans that are unemployed or under employed.

Tennessee State Senator Mark Green..

Tennessee State Senator Mark Green.

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APSU’s Janet Wilson receives Dr. Leon Bibb Hall of Fame Scholarship

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Janet Wilson was the recipient of the 2013 Dr. Leon Bibb Hall of Fame Scholarship during the annual Hall of Fame Breakfast at Austin Peay State University. The University inducted three new members into it’s Hall of Fame with the induction of Dr. Cooper Beazley, APSU Baseball Coach Gary McClure, and Andrew Lorentzson.

Each year the scholarship award goes to a graduate student “with excellent integrity and character, desire to complete a graduate degree at APSU and a commitment to the success of the APSU Athletics program.”

Janet Wilson-Van Dyke

Janet Wilson-Van Dyke

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Montgomery Central Little League registration February 16th and 23rd

 

Montgomery Central Little LeagueCunningham, TN – Montgomery Central Little League will be holding Spring Baseball and Softball Registration for boys and girls ages 4-12 on Saturdays, February 16th and February 23rd, 2013.

Registration will be from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Little League building behind Montgomery Central Elementary School. Montgomery Central Elementary is located at 4011 Highway 49 in Cunningham, TN. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay inducts Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson into APSU Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Gary McClure, Austin Peay State University’s all-time winningest baseball coach who has taken his Governors to five NCAA Regionals, and Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, whose dedication to APSU athletics and its athletes extends well beyond financial contributions and services, were inducted into to the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

In addition, Andrew Lorentzson, who starred in basketball for Austin Peay in the mid-1930s when it was a junior college, also was inducted through the University’s new Honors category, reserved for those former athletes who competed at least 50 years ago. Loren McCamey Schanding, granddaughter of the late Lorentzson, who died in 1971, accepted the award for the family.

Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson inducted into APSU Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson inducted into APSU Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Kenwood High School’s Maleek Hall signs with Tennessee Tech

 

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Clarksville, TN – The Kenwood High School lobby was crowded with family and friends of Maleek Hall Wednesday morning, as he signed his letter of intent to play football for Tennessee Tech of the Ohio Valley Conference.

Hall had a superb senior season, rushing for 1506 yards and 21 touchdowns.

Maleek Hall signed with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

Maleek Hall signed with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer signs eight on National Signing Day

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team has put together a deep class for its 2013 National Signing Day, adding eight in-state players for the fall season.

“The most important goal for this class was to bring in people that can not only come in and make an impact right away, but that can help us in the future,” said head coach Kelley Guth. “We felt that this class will give us some players that will help us not only now but down the road.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Dr. Dale Brown: Heart Disease, the medical myth you don’t want to fall for

 

Marathon ChiropracticClarksville, TN – What’s the definition of insanity?  Doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result.

For the past 40 years prevention measures and treatment strategies for heart disease have basically remained the same while this almost ‘completely’ preventable disease continues to devastate Americans.

Heart disease remains the number 1 killer in America, killing nearly one person every minute and every 25 seconds someone has a heart attack. Now for those that are lucky enough to survive a heart attack they will feel the financial burden of our medical system. «Read the rest of this article»


APSU hosting regional Tennessee History Day competition February 25th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Last February, when Austin Peay State University first hosted a regional Tennessee History Day competition, organizers weren’t sure what to expect. Would local middle and high school students take the event seriously, crafting projects such posters, plays and documentaries on historical events?

“What came out amongst the judging core last year was that this was a whole lot more fun and a whole lot more interesting than they thought it would be,” Dr. Kristofer Ray, APSU associate professor of history and the event coordinator, said. “Most of the projects were very imaginative and thoughtful. The students clearly put a lot of time into them.” «Read the rest of this article»

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