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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball falls to Eastern Illinois Panthers

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsCharleston, IL – A big Eastern Illinois run put Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team behind in the first half, and a second-half scoring drought finished the Lady Govs off in an 88-59 defeat at Lantz Arena, Monday.

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

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

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Fort Campbell’s D.W. Recreation Center March Activites for the entire Family

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center (D.W. Rec) has just what you need to get your Family out of the house on these cold days!

They start the month off with a Post Wide Dominos Tournament on March 3rd at 2:00pm. This tournament is open to all eligible MWR users. The top three finishers will receive a trophy.

On March 10th, at 2:00pm the Dale Wayrynen Community Recreation Center will host a NBA2K13 Video Game Tournament on Xbox 360. This video game tournament is open to all eligible MWR users. All those who are under 18 must be accompanied by a parent the entire time they are in the facility. Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Lawn and Garden Show to celebrate International Gardens

 

Operations director from Domaine de Chantilly, France, among the free presenters

Nashville Lawn and Garden ShowNashville, TN – The endless variety of plants and designs found in gardens around the world will be celebrated at the 24th annual Nashville Lawn & Garden Show on Thursday, February 28th, through Sunday, March 3rd, 2013, at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds.

The theme for this year’s show is Jardins du Soleil, French for ‘Gardens of the Sun’, and will feature gardens of internationally inspired designs.

2013 Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

2013 Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball hits the road to face Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Tuesday

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Middle Tennessee

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 | 3:00pm (CT)
Murfreesboro, TN | Reese Smith Jr. Field (2,600)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team opens the road portion of its 2013 slate when it meets Middle Tennessee in a 3:00pm, Tuesday contest at Reese Smith Jr. Field.

It is one of just two road games in the Govs’ first 17 outings to begin the season.

Sophomore Dylan Riner had six hits in the Govs series against Iowa, last weekend. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sophomore Dylan Riner had six hits in the Govs series against Iowa, last weekend. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Students excelling this Semester

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The spring semester at Austin Peay State University started only a month ago, but several students in the school’s College of Science and Mathematics and College of Behavioral and Health Sciences have wasted no time in finding ways to excel.

Most recently, three of those colleges’ top students were invited to present their research at the 2013 National Conference on Undergraduate Research in La Crosee, WI. «Read the rest of this article»

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Who Are You?

 

Most people don’t realize who they really are. Most of us think of who we are at this very moment, not who we were created to be.

Adults, young and old alike, initially define their worth based on what they do for income. Their view of self-worth usually branches out from there, as that is easy to do, limiting who they are from the world’s eyes, escaping having to define who they really want to be. This may come from past failures and unfulfilled desires. «Read the rest of this article»


50th Anniversary of Crash that Killed Patsy Cline; Hawkshaw Hawkins; Cowboy Copas; Randy Hughes Commemoration starts February 28th

 

Gone But Not Forgotten Event to be Held in Camden, Tennessee

Gone But Not ForgottenNashville, TN – Some of Country’s biggest stars are coming out to honor three music icons who helped shape their careers and who brought country music to mainstream America. Bill Anderson, Jean Shepard, Mandy Barnett, The Grascals and The American Three are among the celebrities set to perform at Gone But Not Forgotten.

In March of 1963, the world lost Grand Ole Opry greats Cowboy Copas, Patsy Cline and Hawkshaw Hawkins, along with their pilot, Randy Hughes.

Patsy Cline. (Photo credit Grand Ole Opry Archives)

Patsy Cline. (Photo credit Grand Ole Opry Archives)

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Chris Horton breaks Austin Peay Men’s Basketball single-season record for Blocked Shots

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A day later and freshman center Chris Horton is Austin Peay State University’s single-season record holder for blocked shots.

Horton entered Saturday night’s contest with SIU Edwardsville needing six blocked shots to break Josh Lewis’ 2003-04 record of 83 blocks.

APSU's Chris Horton has 85 blocked shots on the season.

APSU’s Chris Horton has 85 blocked shots on the season.

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90 Year Old Japanese-American Veteran to be honored Friday

 
George Nishimura

George Nishimura

Clarksville, TN – George Nishimura was born of Japanese parents on February 25th, 1923, in Hawaii. His father came to work in the sugar cane fields, as so many Japanese men had done before him.   When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, George was eighteen years old.  He would watch the second wave of attack and wonder, “What has happened?”

Thousands of Japanese-Americans volunteered to join the United States Army after the attack. President Roosevelt approved the formation of a separate unit comprised of these Japanese-Americans, also known as “Nisei,” or second generation, to be known as the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. «Read the rest of this article»

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What if a Meteorite Struck the United States?

 

Written by Hannah Hamilton and David Powars
U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Geological SurveyReston, VA – What if the February 15th, 2013 meteor strike hit the United States, and not Russia?

What if it were the size of the meteorite that struck off the coast of Virginia during the age when modern mammals began to appear?

What if . . .

(Credit: The Virginian-Pilot)

(Credit: The Virginian-Pilot)

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