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APSU Baseball hosts Middle Tennessee, Tuesday

 

Austin Peay vs. Middle Tennessee

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 | 6:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand  Park

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Fresh off its Spring Break roadtrip, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team opens a four-game homestand when it hosts Middle Tennessee in a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball plays Middle Tenneesee at Raymond C. Hand Park, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball plays Middle Tenneesee at Raymond C. Hand Park, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Campus Police to conduct “Secure in Place” drill, March 13th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On the morning of March 13th, 2018, Austin Peay State University will be conducting a campus-wide “Secure in Place” drill. During this drill, we will activate our emergency notification systems (we will not activate the siren/PA system) and ask that the community seek shelter in a secure location.

The purpose of this drill is to get our community to begin thinking about what actions they would take in the event of an emergency.

“Secure in Place” drill to take place Tuesday, March 13th across Austin Peay State University's Campus. (APSU)

“Secure in Place” drill to take place Tuesday, March 13th across Austin Peay State University’s Campus. (APSU)

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APSU Softball’s Morgan named adidas® OVC Pitcher of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballBrentwood, TN – Coming off a 2-0 weekend where she didn’t allow a run to score, junior left-hander Morgan Rackel was selected as the adidas® OVC Pitcher of the Week, Monday afternoon, as announced by the conference office.

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CMCSS and APSU Selected to Participate in Kennedy Center’s Partners In Education Program

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) and APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) are among seven teams nationwide selected to join the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Partners in Education, a program designed to assist arts organizations throughout the nation to develop or expand education partnerships with their local school systems.

A primary focus of these partnerships is to provide sustainable and robust arts-based professional development for teachers.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System student showing artwork.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System student showing artwork.

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APSU Softball hosts Bradley in 2018 Home Opener

 

Austin Peay vs. Bradley

Tuesday, March 12th, 2018 | 3:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Cheryl Holt Field

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – The streaking Austin Peay State University softball team will play its 2018 home opener, 3:00pm, Tuesday at Cheryl Holt Field, as it takes on Bradley University for a single game.

The contest will also be the first home game under new head coach Rodney DeLong.

Austin Peay Softball to play Bradley Tuesday afternoon in home opener. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball to play Bradley Tuesday afternoon in home opener. (APSU Sports Information)

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Seven-Day Wine and Alcohol Sales Legislation to be Considered

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68

Nashville, TN – The House Finance, Ways and Means Committee will next week consider legislation to permit retail food stores to sell wine and retail package stores to sell alcoholic beverages seven days a week.

House Bill 1540 would put retailers on par with restaurants, hotels, convention centers, tourist resorts and other businesses in Tennessee which are already allowed to sell wine and spirits any day of the week under state law.

Presently, retailers can sell beer seven days a week in Tennessee, while the sale of wine and distilled spirits is limited to Monday through Saturday and is not allowed on certain holidays. 

Clarksville Insurers meet with Representative Johnson for Insurance Day on the Hill, March 6th, 2018.

Clarksville Insurers meet with Representative Johnson for Insurance Day on the Hill, March 6th, 2018.

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Dodging the Roadkill: The Haters

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – I know it’s hard to believe, but not everybody loves motorcycles and or bikers. 

Most people feel intimidated by them, or in some cases, they just flat out HATE them.  For whatever reason, they go out of their way to show their displeasure, and in some cases, can be dangerous. 

These are the ones I want to address.

I can’t say I’ve had a lot of encounters like the one I had the other day, but I know it happens fairly regularly and it could be a life threatening situation.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball off to best start in over a decade

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – After sweeping its four games this past weekend at the East Tennessee Buccaneer Classic, the Austin Peay State University softball team is off to its best start to a season in 11 years under the direction of its new head coach Rodney DeLong.

The Govs are currently 10-7 after its first 17 games this season, matching the 2007 Governors softball team, who finished their season 28-30 overall and were the last APSU softball team to make the Ohio Valley Conference post-season tournament field.

2018 Austin Peay State University Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

2018 Austin Peay State University Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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American Heart Association says Targeting Pathway may reduce Cocaine’s Cardiovascular Harms

 

Hypertension Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Scientists have discovered a potential new pathway to treat the harmful effect of cocaine on the cardiovascular system, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.

Researchers found that excess levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS), molecules known to be found in the aortas of hypertensive animals and humans, are also involved in cocaine-related cardiovascular disease.

Cocaine in mice increased levels of reactive oxygen species, molecules known to cause cardiovascular disease. (American Heart Association)

Cocaine in mice increased levels of reactive oxygen species, molecules known to cause cardiovascular disease. (American Heart Association)

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Austin Peay State University blanked by Jacksonville State

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballOxford, AL – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team could not finish a sweep of its Ohio Valley Conference-opening series against Jacksonville State, dropping a 13-0 decision, Sunday at Choccolocco Park.

Austin Peay (10-6, 2-1 OVC) had trouble solving Jacksonville State starting pitcher Colton Pate, who scattered four hits and two walks in his six innings.

Austin Peay Baseball falls to Jacksonville State 13-0 Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball falls to Jacksonville State 13-0 Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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