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About: Chris Austin


    Chris AustinChris Austin is a graduate of Clarksville High School and Austin Peay State University.

    Chris is a former Head Softball Coach for APSU, and assistant basketball coach for CHS.

    Chris has worked at the Leaf-Chronicle, and WJZM News/Talk/Sports radio. Has also worked at the Sports Information Department at APSU, and has covered championship events for the Ohio Valley Conference and NCAA.

    Chris is an avid sports fan and can be found at most Austin Peay State University sports events.

    Web Site: http://www.clarksvillesportsnetwork.com
    Email: chris_austin24@yahoo.com



Chris Austin's Articles:

    Rossview Hawks extend win-streak to three with last-second victory versus Logan County

     

    Rossview High School HawksClarksville, TN – Rossview High School’s boys basketball team got a driving layup from Javon Vaughn in the final seconds, Tuesday, December 23rd in the final game of its own Christmas Classic, to defeat Logan County (KY) High School, 57-56, and extend its win streak to three games.

    The Hawks (8-5) had seen Logan County take its final lead of the contest, 56-55, with two free throws by Noah Whittinghill, with 24 seconds left.

    Rossview would bring the ball up, but got trapped in the corner, forcing a timeout, with 14.1 seconds left.

    Rossview Boy's Basketball beats Logan County 57-56 Tuesday night.

    Rossview Boy’s Basketball beats Logan County 57-56 Tuesday night.

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    Kenwood Knights can’t keep Waverly Tigers from clawing out 60-57 overtime victory

     

    Kenwood High SchoolServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – A last-second shot in regulation wouldn’t fall for Kenwood High School, in the final day of the Rossview High School Christmas Classic on Tuesday, December 23rd, allowing Waverly Central High School a second chance that would turn into a 60-57 victory.

    Kenwood (7-4) was leading the Tigers, 49-47, with 1:32 left in regulation and in possession of the ball trying to work for a layup, of foul by Waverly.

    Kenwood Boy's Basketball drops game at Rossview High School Christmas Classic to Waverly.

    Kenwood Boy’s Basketball drops game at Rossview High School Christmas Classic to Waverly.

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    Northeast Eagles can’t ground Creek Wood Red Hawks in 76-45 loss

     

    Northeast High School EaglesServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Northeast High School was able to hang around with the high-scoring Creek Wood High School for a half, Tuesday, December 23rd in the final day of the Rossview High School Christmas Classic, but the Red Hawks pulled away in the second half for a 76-45 victory.

    The Eagles (6-7) only trailed the Red Hawks 28-22 after the first 16 minutes of play, but a three-point field goal by Ross Plunkett started a 8-0 run by Creek Wood (10-0) to open the second half – building the lead out to 14 points, 36-22, just 1:07 into the second half.

    Northeast Boy's Basketball loses to Creek Wood at Rossview High School Christmas Classic.

    Northeast Boy’s Basketball loses to Creek Wood at Rossview High School Christmas Classic.

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    Instant Peay Play: Jeremy Purvis’ basketball career at APSU has been a testament to perseverance

     

    Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – From the time his high school basketball playing days came to an end five years ago, Austin Peay men’s basketball point guard Jeremy Purvis has had to shown a persistence, determination and sometimes even patience to keep his playing career going; and this season has been no different.

    Purvis, who played locally at Northeast High School, was starter and three-point shooting specialist for the Eagles in its two trips to the TSSAA State Tournament.

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    Clarksville High Lady Wildcats extend win streak to three with 55-12 victory over Fort Campbell

     

    Clarksville High School WildcatsServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s girls basketball team extended its season-best win streak to three games, Saturday, December 20th at William Workman Gymnasium, as they cruised to an easy 55-12 victory over Fort Campbell High School.

    Literally, right from the opening jump ball the Lady Wildcats (6-8) were in control of the game, as Ellie Treanton scored four seconds into the contest on a layup after the opening tip.

    It would be 4-0 Lady Wildcats when Fort Campbell (0-8) would get its first points of the game, on a jumper from the right wing by Charisse Fairley, with 5:39 left in the opening quarter, but that would be as close as the Lady Falcons would get.

    Clarksville High Girl's Basketball beats Fort Campbell Saturday.

    Clarksville High Girl’s Basketball beats Fort Campbell Saturday.

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    Instant Peay Play: Robbie Wilson ready to face expectations, winning tradition as APSU Govs new golf coach

     

    Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – After spending the last eight years building Trevecca University’s men’s golf team into a top-flight program on the NAIA level, Robbie Wilson is ready to face the winning tradition and expectations of leading the Austin Peay men’s golf program.

    Wilson, who along with coaching at Trevecca was also an alumnus of the school, has had interaction with the Govs golf program having played against several former APSU players growing up and knowing the success that they had while playing.

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    Clarksville High Wildcats hand Northwest Vikings first District 10-AAA loss in double-overtime thriller

     

    Clarksville High School WildcatsServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Two free throws by JJ Jones with 1.7 seconds left in double overtime, Friday, December 12th at William Workman Gymnasium, capped a 12-point rally by Clarksville High School, as the Wildcats handed Northwest High School its first District 10-AAA loss of the season, 91-86.

    Clarksville High (5-5, 2-2 District 10-AAA) trailed the Vikings 51-39 heading into the fourth quarter, but scored 12 of the first 14 points of the period – including seven by Avery Bates – to cut the deficit back to just two points, 53-51, with 5:48 left in regulation.

    Clarksville High Boy's Basketball beats Northwest in double overtime, 91-86.

    Clarksville High Boy’s Basketball beats Northwest in double overtime, 91-86.

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    Clarksville High Lady Wildcats’ offense overwhelms Northwest Lady Vikings in District 10-AAA showdown

     

    Clarksville High School WildcatsServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – A 12-2 run, starting near the end of the first quarter, began a dominating performance by the Clarksville High School girls basketball team, Friday, December 12th at the William Workman Gymnasium, as they overwhelmed the Northwest High School Lady Vikings in a 65-31 District 10-AAA victory.

    The Lady Wildcats (5-8, 3-1 District 10-AAA) only held a one-point advantage, 9-8, as they neared the final minute of the opening quarter; but a bucket by Ellie Treanton – with 1:10 left in the period – started a run that pushed the Clarksville High lead out to 21-10, with 6:18 left in the first half.

    Clarksville High Girl's Basketball gets 65-31 win over Northwest.

    Clarksville High Girl’s Basketball gets 65-31 win over Northwest.

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    Northeast Eagles start fast in defeating Henry County Patriots 60-44

     

    Northeast High School EaglesServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Northeast High School opened their District 10-AAA game versus Henry County High School, Tuesday, December 9th, by hitting three straight 3s to jump out to an 11-3 lead on their way to a 60-44 victory over the Patriots.

    Nick Green would get things going for Northeast (5-3, 2-1 District 10-AAA) with a three to tie the game for the only time on the night at the 6:34 mark, followed by back-to-back 3s from Jontae’ Brown to give the Eagles a 9-3 advantage.

    Northeast Boy's Basketball gets 60-44 victory over Henry County Tuesday night.

    Northeast Boy’s Basketball gets 60-44 victory over Henry County Tuesday night.

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    Nightmare third quarter grounds Northeast Lady Eagles in 10-AAA loss to Henry County

     

    Northeast High School EaglesServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Northeast High School’s girls basketball team played as well as they have all season in the first half, Tuesday, December 9th,  in their District 10-AAA game versus Henry County High School, but a third-quarter meltdown by the Lady Eagles proved to be the difference maker in a 57-48 loss.

    Leading 26-17 heading into the third quarter, Northeast (2-4, 1-2 District 10-AAA) saw Henry County score the first six points of the second half to cut the Lady Eagles lead down to just three points, 26-23.

    Northeast Girl's Basketball loses 57-48 to Henry County Tuesday night.

    Northeast Girl’s Basketball loses 57-48 to Henry County Tuesday night.

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