Brentwood, TN – Two Austin Peay State University women’s soccer players earned Ohio Valley Conference weekly honors, the conference office announced Tuesday. Freshman Gina Fabbro took Offensive Player of the Week honors while junior Shelby Olszewski was named Defensive Player of the Week.
Fabbro scored twice in the Lady Govs 3-2 comeback victory at St. Bonaventure, Friday. Trailing 2-1 in the second half, the Coquitlam, British Columbia native scored the equalizer in the 77th minute and netted the game winner – her conference-leading third during the 2013 campaign – in the 88th minute to keep the Lady Govs unbeaten streak alive.
Written by Marlon Scott
In addition to extending their undefeated streak, the win over the Lady Wildcats was also a birthday present to Lady Hawk’s head coach, Jennifer Garinger.
“They were strong. They wanted to come out here and beat Clarksville High,” Garinger said. “It’s my birthday too, so they said they were going to give me a win.”
Written by Lisa A. Ferdinando
Washington, D.C. – Suicide prevention help is available 24 hours a day and that message was emphasized at the Army’s Suicide Prevention Program health fair at the Pentagon.
“Soldiers, Army civilians and family members have options,” said Sherry Simmons-Coleman, senior program analyst for the Army’s Suicide Prevention Program.
Those options include talking to a member of their unit, visiting the chaplain or behavior health professional on the installation, or calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which is available 24-hours a day at 1.800.273. TALK (8255), she said.
Columbia, MO – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team didn’t achieve the finish it was seeking but the Governors were able to claim third place at the Columbia Regional Preview, held at The Club of Old Hawthorne.
The Governors shot a final-round 300 that left them at 870 overall. Host Missouri, playing on their home course, won the event with an 852 while Iowa State, which shot a day-best 280, finished second at 857. San Francisco was fourth (876) and Tulsa fifth (879).
Clarksville, TN – The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2014 rankings were released September 10th, and Austin Peay State University jumped an astounding 18 spots this year, placing 69th in the Regional University South rankings.
That category includes schools from the southeastern United States that offer a full range of undergraduate programs, with some master’s programs but few doctoral programs. Last year, APSU ranked 87th in that category. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The water outage and road closure on Park Lane will continue until approximately 6:00pm due to ongoing water main leak repair.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Young Professionals (CYP) are pleased to announce US Bank as the winners of the fourth annual Give A Kick Kickball Tournament.
Held on Saturday, September 14th at the Swan Lake Sports Complex, the tournament had a great turnout of young professionals all ready to compete for a good cause.
There will be more than 30 crafters, artists, and home businesses with a huge assortment of products. Shop early for Christmas! «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on a section of Park Lane between the east end of Rebecca Lane and the west end of Rebecca to repair a water main leak.
This section of Park Lane will also be closed to traffic while the repair is performed. The work is anticipated to be completed by approximately 12:30pm.
Clarksville, TN – For years, Dr. David Rands, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of history, has studied why certain people are attracted to certain cities. Specifically, he examined why Korean immigrants to Japan choose to live in either Osaka or Tokyo.
“I came up with this idea called ‘function-based spatiality’ – kind of a term I coined – where the city has several different functions within the local, regional, national and international spheres, and those functions act to either attract or repeal specific kinds of immigrants,” he said.
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