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#23 Ole Miss shutsout APSU Softball Saturday, 6-0

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityOxford, MS – Saturday afternoon at the Ole Miss Softball Complex, Austin Peay State University’s softball team got a big day at the plate from Danielle Liermann but its wasn’t enough, as the Governors were shutout by the #23 national-ranked Ole Miss Rebels, 6-0, in Day two of the Red & Blue Classic.

The shutout was the first suffered by the Govs this season.

Austin Peay Softball sophomore Danielle Liermann has three hits in loss to Ole Miss Rebels Saturday at Red & Blue Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball sophomore Danielle Liermann has three hits in loss to Ole Miss Rebels Saturday at Red & Blue Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Beach Volleyball loses to New Orleans, Saturday

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University beach volleyball team opened its inaugural season with a 5-0 loss to New Orleans Saturday afternoon in the UAB Blazer Beach Duals.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball kicked off season against New Orleans at UAB Blazer Beach Duals, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball kicked off season against New Orleans at UAB Blazer Beach Duals, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Special Forces Brotherhood Motorcycle Club to hold Gold Star Memorial Concert May 19th, 2017

 

Special Forces Brotherhood Motorcycle ClubClarksville, TN – The Special Forces Brotherhood Motorcycle Club (SFBMC), a non-profit organization, comprised of active duty and retired Green Berets, hosts the Gold Star Memorial Concert to honor and raise funds for Special Forces Association, a charitable organization that support Gold Star Families.

This year’s concert features Confederate Railroad, Mary Shara (from the Voice), The Matt Poss Band and Odiss Kohn. The concert will be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center at Liberty Park. Doors will open at 3:30pm. Tickets in advance at $15.00 and $20.00 at the door.

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Mercer falls to APSU Baseball Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park, 14-4

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team designated hitter Cayce Bredlau hit a home run and had three RBI to pace Governors to a 14-4 victory against Mercer, Saturday afternoon, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

After a disappointing outing in Friday’s series opener, Austin Peay’s (6-4) offense wasted no time getting started in Saturday’s contest.

Austin Peay Baseball blasts Mercer Bears 14-4 Saturday afternoon at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball blasts Mercer Bears 14-4 Saturday afternoon at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols rally in second half to beat Alabama Crimson Tide 59-54

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Grant Williams recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, Lew Evans added 13 points, and Tennessee surged in the second half to take a 59-54 win over Alabama in the Vols regular season finale Saturday in Thompson-Boling Arena.

Despite offensive struggles in the first half, Tennessee (16-15, 8-10 SEC) came roaring back outscoring Alabama (17-13, 10-8 SEC) 37-18 in the final period of play. Evans knocked down three of the team’s six second-half 3-pointers.

Williams recorded his fourth double-double of the year. Evans scored 13 points on 4-7 shooting while grabbing five rebounds in his final regular-season game in Thompson-Boling Arena.

Forward Lew Evans #21 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Hayley Pennesi/Tennessee Athletics)

Forward Lew Evans #21 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Hayley Pennesi/Tennessee Athletics)

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Frazier Allen: Five Reasons to Prioritize a Lasting Legacy

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Have you been dragging your feet on estate planning? You’re not alone. Nearly 64% of U.S. adults don’t even have a will, including 51% of people age 55 to 64, according to website Rocket Lawyer.

But a lack of estate plan, or an outdated one, leaves you and your family vulnerable. Your assets could get tied up in the costly court probate process after death.

Estate planning is for everyone

Estate planning is for everyone

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APSU names Tearra Banks Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team senior center Tearra Banks has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Banks led Austin Peay to a pair of victories to clinch an Ohio Valley Conference Tournament berth, averaging 14.5 points and 10.5 rebounds against UT Martin and Southeast Missouri—she hit 59.1 percent (13-for-22) from the floor and tallied two blocks during the week, placing her among the top-10 in APSU history. She capped the regular season with a 21-point, 13-rebound effort at Southeast Missouri.

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Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services hosts Second Annual Light and Fight

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services in cooperation with Middle Tennessee Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society, hosted the second annual Light and Fight February 18th, 2017, at the Fort Campbell Fire Training Facility near Campbell Army Airfield.

The event provided firefighter training to approximately 50 participants from approximately 20 fire departments and involved 30 volunteer instructors. Personnel from seven states were at the training.

Dave Brasells, president of the Middle Tennessee Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society, served as incident commander and he said the training was modeled after the Illinois Fire College Urbana-Champaign.

Soldiers assigned to 550th Engineer Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, supported at Fort Campbell by the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform vertical ventilation training at the second annual Light and Fight Feb. 18, 2017, at the Fort Campbell Fire Training Facility near Campbell Army Airfield. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Soldiers assigned to 550th Engineer Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, supported at Fort Campbell by the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform vertical ventilation training at the second annual Light and Fight Feb. 18, 2017, at the Fort Campbell Fire Training Facility near Campbell Army Airfield. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis loses to Western Kentucky, 5-2

 

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APSU Women's Tennis - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team dropped a 5-2 match to Western Kentucky Saturday afternoon in the APSU Indoor Tennis Center.

The Govs dropped the doubles point after starting down a match. APSU only had five players available due to injury.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis loses at home to Western Kentucky Friday, 5-2. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis loses at home to Western Kentucky Friday, 5-2. (APSU Sports Information)

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American Heart Association says Heart risks in Middle Age Boost Dementia Risk later in Life

 

American Stroke Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationHouston, TX – People who have heart disease risks in middle age – such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking – are at higher risk for dementia later in life, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2017.

“The health of your vascular system in midlife is really important to the health of your brain when you are older,” said Rebecca F. Gottesman, M.D., Ph.D., lead researcher and associate professor of neurology and epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Cardiovascular disease risk factors in midle age increase dementia risk later in life. Dementia was: 41% higher in smokers; 39% higher in people with high blood pressure; 77% higher in people with diabetes. (American Heart Association)

Cardiovascular disease risk factors in midle age increase dementia risk later in life. Dementia was: 41% higher in smokers; 39% higher in people with high blood pressure; 77% higher in people with diabetes. (American Heart Association)

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