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Lady Govs still seek answers after sixth-place finish at PowerAde Invitational

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsFreshman Xiamar Richards finished in 19th place to lead Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team to a sixth-place finish at the two-mile PowerAde Invitational hosted by Chattanooga, Friday night, at Moccasin Bend Race Course.

The Lady Govs finished with 153 points in the eight-team field. Host Chattanooga won its season-opening event with 41 points, just edging second-place Middle Tennessee which posted 43 points.

Richards, a Clarksville High School graduate, finished the two-mile course in 12:31, an APSU record for a freshman at that distance. Kennesaw State’s Mackenzie Howe won the individual crown with a time of 11:01.

Freshman Xiamar Richards (center, bib 222) led the Lady Govs at the PowerAde Invitational hosted by Chattanooga, Friday night. ( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

Freshman Xiamar Richards (center, bib 222) led the Lady Govs at the PowerAde Invitational hosted by Chattanooga, Friday night. ( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

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Lady Govs wrap up road swing at East Tennessee

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University’s volleyball team ends its season-opening 10-match road swing when it competes in the Buccaneer Classic hosted by East Tennessee, Friday and Saturday.

Austin Peay (6-1) opens the tournament against host East Tennessee (4-3) in a 7:00pm, Friday contest. The Lady Govs then will meet UNC Asheville (4-3) at 9:00am, Saturday, before concluding its stay with a 4:30pm match against UNC Greensboro (7-1).

The Lady Govs will take a five-match win streak into this weekend’s contests after winning all three matches at the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational last weekend. Austin Peay has finished second in its first two tournaments this season, posting a 3-1 record at the Mississippi State Maroon Classic over the season’s opening weekend.

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

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Montgomery Central High School Homecoming Delayed, Tonight’s Game Moved to Houston County

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemTonight’s Montgomery Central High School homecoming football game against Houston County is being moved to Houston County High School due to parking concerns caused by today’s heavy rains.

Montgomery Central’s homecoming festivities now will be held October 8th when the team faces Stewart County. MCHS is undergoing a $20 million renovation and the gravel parking surfaces were significantly eroded by rain today.

Tonight’s game will have a 7:30pm kickoff.

Montgomery Central High School Parking Lot

Montgomery Central High School Parking Lot

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Lady Govs look to close gap at PowerAde Invitational

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University women’s cross country team will seek to continue its early season growth at the two-mile PowerAde Invitational hosted by Chattanooga, Friday night, at Moccasin Bend Race Course.

The Lady Govs opened their 2010 season with a ninth-place showing at the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, last Friday. Freshman Miranda Weed finished the four-kilometer (2.5 mile) course with a time of 15:32.76 to lead the squad. Although the Lady Govs were fast in last week’s meet, they were unable to maintain close contact with one another, something they will seek to improve on in Chattanooga.

The Lady Govs' cross country team will compete at the PowerAde Invitational, Friday, in Chattanooga. ( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

The Lady Govs' cross country team will compete at the PowerAde Invitational, Friday, in Chattanooga. ( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

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Govs face stern test at PowerAde Invitational

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsFollowing its strong performance last week, the Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team will face another stern test when it competes at the five-kilometer PowerAde Invitational hosted by Chattanooga, Friday night, at Moccasin Bend Race Course.

The Govs are fresh off an impressive fifth-place finish at the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, last Friday. Junior Enock Langat was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s “Male Runner of the Week” after finishing 14th in the five-kilometer race with a time of 16:08.37. However, the rest of the Govs ran just as well with the team finishing in two tightly bunched packs. «Read the rest of this article»

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“Titans Code Blue” in Effect for September 12th Season Opener vs. Oakland

 

Fans Encouraged to Wear Titans Light Blue to Celebrate 2010 Season Opener

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans are calling on fans to participate in “Titans Code Blue” and wear Titans light blue to celebrate the regular season opener against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, September 12th at LP Field.

Titans fans will show up in force to the franchise-record 117th consecutive sellout at LP Field as the Titans look to get off to a winning start to the 2010 season.

LP Building Products, Pinnacle Financial Partners and CMT will provide light blue T-shirts to all fans in attendance to watch the Titans open the regular season against Oakland. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors take on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

 

September 9th, 2010 • 6:00pm CDT
Murfreesboro, Tennessee • Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay Governors Football travels to Murfreesboro Tennessee this friday to take on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.

Austin Peay has not played Middle Tennessee since November 8th, 1997, when the Govs dropped a 59-10 decision in Murfreesboro. That was APSU’s first year transitioning to non-scholarship football after announcing their intent in December. 1996.

Since 2000, Austin Peay has begun 2-0 just twice, in 2002 under Bill Schmitz during the non-scholarship era and in 2007 during Rick Christophel’s first season as head coach. «Read the rest of this article»

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Langat named Ohio Valley Conference runner of the week

 

APSU Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University junior Enock Langat was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Male “Runner of the Week,” the league office announced, Tuesday.

Enock Langat Langat, of Litein, Kenya, finished 14th – 11th among collegiate runners – finished the five-kilometer course in 16:08.37 to lead the Govs to a fifth-place finish at the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, Friday. The field included regionally-ranked Tennessee and Lipscomb as well as Vanderbilt and Middle Tennessee. He was one of two runners not among those four teams to finish among the top 20 collegiate runners.

“This is a wonderful honor for Enock,” said Austin Peay cross country head coach Doug Molnar. “It an early reward for all of the hard work he’s put in since last season ended. I believe Enock is only going to get better as the year goes on.”

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Titans open regular season against Raiders at LP Field

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Oakland Raiders (0-0)
Sunday, September 12th, 2010 • Noon CDT • LP Field • Nashville, Tennessee

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN — The Tennessee Titans (0-0) kick off their regular season schedule this week, as they host the Oakland Raiders (0-0) at LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 12th.

Fans attending this week’s game are encouraged to participate in the LP PENCIL Box School Supply Drive. LP PENCIL Box, a collaborative non-profit venture between PENCIL Foundation and LP Building Products, offers Nashville Metro teachers the opportunity to acquire school supplies for the city’s most in-need children. Seven collection locations will be positioned outside of LP Field to collect items from erasers and pencil boxes to hand sanitizers, colored pencils, pens and rulers. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hernandez picks up Week 2 Athlete of the Week Award

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJunior outside hitter Ilyanna Hernandez, of the Austin Peay State University women’s volleyball team, has been named the Copies In a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Ilyanna HernandezHernandez was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s “Player of the Week” after leading the Lady Govs with 46 kills (4.18 kills per set) en route to all-tournament honors at the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational, last weekend.

She also led the team with seven service aces and chipped in defensively with 32 digs (2.91 digs per set).

Hernandez recorded 16 kills against both Wright State and DePaul before posting 14 kills against IUPUI.

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