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Slow Start hinders APSU Football in loss to Eastern Kentucky

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Freshman running back Kentel Williams totaled a record-breaking 399 all-purpose yards, including a 97-yard kickoff return touchdown, but his effort wasn’t enough as the Austin Peay State University football team fell 67-30 against Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, in the home finale at Fortera Stadium.

APSU running back Kentel Williams had 399 all purpose yards in loss to Eastern Kentucky Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU running back Kentel Williams had 399 all purpose yards in loss to Eastern Kentucky Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Cookie Bars influenced from Thanksgiving Pies

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – Because there are no presents to buy, minimal decorations are fine and you get to eat a wonderful meal, Thanksgiving is a great holiday.

And how appropriate that the Thanksgiving dinner table is symbolic of this annual celebration.

(L to R) Praline Pumpkin Pie Bars, Pecan Pie Squares and Chocolate Fudge Pie Bars.

(L to R) Praline Pumpkin Pie Bars, Pecan Pie Squares and Chocolate Fudge Pie Bars.

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Tennessee Vols Football pushes past Kentucky Wildcats 49-36

 

Joshua Dobbs accounted for 370 yards and five touchdowns in Tennessee’s shootout victory over Kentucky.

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Tennessee ran for a season-high 376 yards and had a trio of players rush for 94 or more yards in a 49-36 victory over Kentucky on Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of 101,075 at Neyland Stadium.

Senior quarterback Joshua Dobbs put forth another stellar performance against the Wildcats (5-5, 4-4 SEC), accounting for 370 yards and five total touchdowns (three passing, two rushing) on the afternoon. Dobbs has now totaled 1,242 yards and 16 total touchdowns in his career against Kentucky. He finished with a season-high 147 yards rushing to go along with 223 yards through the air.

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) runs the ball against the Kentucky Wildcatsduring the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) runs the ball against the Kentucky Wildcatsduring the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Christina White knocks down 14 kills in APSU Volleyball win over Eastern Illinois Panthers

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Outside hitter Christina White posted a 14-kill, 10-dig double-double performance to lead Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to a three-set (25-16, 25-16, 25-15) Ohio Valley Conference victory against Eastern Illinois, Saturday afternoon at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay redshirt sophomore Christina White has 14 kills and 10 digs in three set sweep of Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay redshirt sophomore Christina White has 14 kills and 10 digs in three set sweep of Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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101st Airborne Soldiers provide Critical Support and Sustainment Operations in Northern Iraq

 

Written by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Erbil, Iraq – U.S. Army sustainment Soldiers are playing a critical role in operations at Qayyarah West Airfield.

Personnel from the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, Task Force Strike, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and the 336th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion are organizing convoys, loading equipment, and coordinating with contractors to ensure the flow of supplies reaches units supporting the operation.

“Our support units in Erbil have helped move hundreds of vehicles containing multiple types of supplies,” said Capt. Heath Kennedy, supply officer, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Task Force Strike. Arriving early, the 39th BEB was the lead element in the build up at Qayyarah West Airfield.

U.S Air Force Staff. Sgt. Tyler Charles, assigned to the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group, levels poured concrete into a trench at Qayyarah West airfield, Iraq, Oct. 8, 2017. A Coalition of regional and international nations have joined together to enable Iraqi forces to counter ISIL, reestablish Iraq’s borders and re-take lost terrain thereby restoring regional stability and security. (Spc. Christopher Brecht)

U.S Air Force Staff. Sgt. Tyler Charles, assigned to the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineering Group, levels poured concrete into a trench at Qayyarah West airfield, Iraq, Oct. 8, 2017. A Coalition of regional and international nations have joined together to enable Iraqi forces to counter ISIL, reestablish Iraq’s borders and re-take lost terrain thereby restoring regional stability and security. (Spc. Christopher Brecht)

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Clarksville High School’s Riley Cooper signs with APSU Golf

 

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APSU Women's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf coach Sara Robson will keep a local talent close to home with the addition of Riley Cooper, who signed her National Letter of Intent, Friday, during early signing period.

Cooper, a Clarksville High product, is a two-time All-Area First-Team honoree under JT Batson.

Clarksville High School's Riley Cooper signs National Letter of Intent with Austin Peay, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Clarksville High School’s Riley Cooper signs National Letter of Intent with Austin Peay, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville dedicates Fire Station 11

 

New station will improve response times in North Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Thursday, November 12th, 2016, a new fire station to serve rapidly growing Northeast Clarksville was dedicated.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Fire Chief Mike Roberts under a bright blue sky at Clarksville Fire Rescue Station 11, 945 Tylertown Road.

A ribbon cutting  ceremony was conducted at 10:00am Thursday, Nov. 10 at Clarksville Fire Rescue Station 11, 945 Tylertown Road. The station will open Nov. 29 and serve the rapidly growing area around Exit 1.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted at 10:00am Thursday, Nov. 10 at Clarksville Fire Rescue Station 11, 945 Tylertown Road. The station will open Nov. 29 and serve the rapidly growing area around Exit 1.

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APSU Volleyball and Beach Volleyball sign four during early signing period

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball and beach volleyball programs have added four athletes during the early signing period, head coach Taylor Mott announced Friday.

Joining the two programs for the 2017-18 season are Nina Korfhage (Louisville, Kentucky), Brooke Moore (Louisville, Kentucky), Chloe Stitt (Summitville, Indiana) and Caroline Waite (Knoxville, Tennessee).

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My Final Day at the World Food Championship

 

World Food ChampionshipOrange Beach, AL – The week I had planned to travel to Texas to see some friends, turned into a chance to cover a world class event. Weather prevented me from heading west, so I went south, to an area I frequent on vacation every year, Orange Beach Alabama. It was here that the World Food Championships were being held, and I had to check it out.

In my previous posts, I shared the structure of the event and how the best chefs in the world descend on this event to see just who is the best. 

World Food Championship

World Food Championship

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American Heart Association says Smokers far more likely to develop abdominal aortic aneurysms

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – People who smoke may be nearly twice as likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm than the general population, but they can lower their risk of the potentially life-threating condition by quitting, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal.

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the large artery that supplies blood to the belly, pelvis and legs.

Quitting smoking can substantially reduce the risk of developing this life-threatening condition.

Quitting smoking can substantially reduce the risk of developing this life-threatening condition.

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