Chris Austin is a graduate of Clarksville High School and Austin Peay State University.
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Clarksville, TN – Montgomery Central High School’s Lady Indians gave up the first basket of the night to Clarksville Academy, December 12th at the Thomas-Young Gymnasium, but then held the Lady Cougars scoreless for the next 10:51 to build a 17-2 lead on to its way to a 30-12 victory.
Hannah Holt would score a basket at the 6:30 mark for Clarksville Academy (0-8) to take a 2-0 lead, but it would be the last points scored by the Lady Cougars would Anna Cherry connected on one of two free throws at the 3:39 mark of the second quarter.
Clarksville, TN – Leading by just four points heading into the final quarter of its District 10-AAA game, December 10th at William Workman Gymnasium, the Kenwood High Knights opened the final period with a 12-2 run on its way to a 59-50 victory over the Clarksville High Wildcats.
Daniel Norl and Kenya Mosley combined for 10 of the 12 points for Kenwood (6-1, 2-0 District 10-AAA) during that key run – starting with a bucket by Norl at the 7:46 mark and ending with a three by Mosley with 5:05 left in the game to make it 54-40.
Big second half’s by Haley Bearden, TaTayana Outlaw lead Clarksville High Lady Wildcats past Kenwood Lady Knights
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s Haley Bearden and TaTayana Outlaw combined for 25 of their 32 total points after halftime, December 10thin a District 10-AAA contest at William Workman Gymnasium, to lead the Lady Wildcats past Kenwood High School, 53-41.
Leading by one at halftime, 17-16, Outlaw kept the Lady Wildcats (2-5, 2-0 District 10-AAA) in front of the Lady Knights by scoring 10 of their first 12 points of the second half to give CHS a 29-27 lead, with 3:05 left in the third quarter.
Clarksville, TN – Started as a small effort to help a hand full of families get some extra groceries around the holidays four years ago, Austin Peay State University’s athletes and Athletic Department have seen the Govs Give Back program grow into a department wide community project that helps over 300 under privileged families.
Clarksville, TN – The Rossview High School wrestling team came away with two wins out of it three home opening matches, December 5th, as they dropped a tightly contested match to a very good private school program in Franklin Road Academy 43-26; before rebounding to defeat Glencliff High 77-6 and Sycamore High 65-18.
In its opening match versus Franklin Road Academy the Hawks got off to a slow start versus the Panthers in dropping their first six matches, before Dominic Cerillo got Rossview on the board with a pin at the 3:30 mark in the 105-pound weight class.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School head football coach Ken Busbee turned in his resignation, December 4th, after three years at the helm of Montgomery County’s oldest football program.
Busbee had an overall record of 14-17 and 13-10 in District 10-AAA play in his three years, with only one trip to the post season coming in his first year, a 34-22 first-round loss to Beech High School.
“Coach Busbee met with the players and informed them that he had turned in his resignation,” Clarksville High athletic director Shannon Cummings said. “Coach (Derek) Crass was agreed to step in an interim head coach.
Northeast High School Eagles score final five points to edge Clarksville High Wildcats in District 10-AAA opener 56-54
Clarksville, TN – After leading for most of the night, it was Northeast High School that had to rally in the final minute of its District 10-AAA opener, December 3rd, as the Eagles edged the Clarksville High Wildcats, 56-54.
Northeast (4-3, 1-0 District 10-AAA) led by as many as 13 points in the first half against the Wildcats, but saw themselves down 54-51 – with 1:11 left in the game – after Clarksville High had put together a 10-0 run in a span of a 1:48.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s girls basketball team came into its District 10-AAA opener against Northeast High December 3rd still looking for its first win of season, but the Lady Wildcats held the Lady Eagles to single-figure scoring in three of the four quarters in picking up a 55-38 victory.
The victory is the 14th straight by Clarksville High (1-5, 1-0 District 10-AAA) over Northeast dating back to the 2008-09 season.
Clarksville, TN – Coming off a breakout junior season, Clarksville High School baseball player Brady Cook has signed with NCAA Division II Union University – out of Jackson, TN – to continue his career on the baseball diamond after his prep career is completed.
“I’m excited to know where I’m going and to have the decision out of the way,” Cook said. “It’s like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders and now I can just focus on my senior year and go out and do the best that I can.”
Clarksville, TN – With Governors football and Lady Govs volleyball seeing their respective seasons come to an end this past weekend Austin Peay fans will turn their full attention to basketball and indoor track, as the calendar get set to turn to December.
But before we get too immersed in hoops and hurdles action, let’s remember some of the highlights and accomplishments from Austin Peay’s cross country, football, soccer and volleyball teams during their Fall 2014 seasons.
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