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Austin Peay State University Golf places Third, Chase Korte comes in Second at Coca-Cola Wofford Intercollegiate

 

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APSU Men's GolfSpartanburg, SC – A career-best from freshman Chase Korte propelled Austin Peay State University men’s golf to its fourth top-three finish of the spring at the Coca-Cola Wofford Intercollegiate, hosted by Wofford at the Country Club of Spartanburg.

The Govs posted a 288 in the final round, second only to eventual champion ETSU’s 276 and joined the Bucs as the only other team to shoot below 290 in all three rounds.

Austin Peay Men's Golf freshman Chase Korte shoot a final round 67 to come in runner up at the Coca-Cola Wofford Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf freshman Chase Korte shoot a final round 67 to come in runner up at the Coca-Cola Wofford Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols easily handle Liberty, 100-60

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 12/13-ranked Tennessee soared past Liberty, 100-60, as the No. 3 seed Lady Vols scored their highest point total in an NCAA Tournament game since 2006 when they defeated Army, 102-54.  

Rennia Davis led UT (25-7) with 18 points and 11 rebounds, marking her ninth career double-double and tying her with Tamika Catchings for the fifth most double-doubles ever recorded by a UT freshman. Redshirt junior Cheridene Green also posted a double-double, the second of her career, with 15 points and 12 rebounds.

No. 14 seed Liberty (24-10), which hadn’t surrendered 100 points in a game since the Lady Vols defeated them 102-58 in the 1998 NCAA First Round, was led in scoring by Lela Sellers and Ola Makurat, each with 13 points.

Tennessee Women's Basketball forward Rennia Davis had 18 points and 11 rebounds in win over Liberty Friday. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball forward Rennia Davis had 18 points and 11 rebounds in win over Liberty Friday. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Screaming Eagles, community members partner for Golden Knights tandem jump

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) invited prominent city officials and key leaders from Kentucky and Tennessee to participate in a tandem jump with the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights Parachute Team at Clarksville Regional Airport’s Outlaw Field, March 2nd-3rd.

Hosted by the U.S. Army Marketing and Engagement Brigade, in conjunction with U.S. Army Recruiting Command, the skydiving event is one of several showcased annually across the nation as part of the Total Army Recruitment Effort.

The Golden Knights, who serve as Army ambassadors, jump to increase Army awareness to the American public while bolstering relationships within the communities.

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas (right), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander, poses with Lt. Col. Carlos Ramos (left), U.S. Army Parachute Team "Golden Knights" commander, and Key community leaders during a two-day tandem parachute skydiving event facilitated by the "Golden Knights" at Outlaw Field, Clarksville Regional Airport, March 2nd -3rd, 2018. (Staff Sgt. Lerone Simmons, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas (right), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander, poses with Lt. Col. Carlos Ramos (left), U.S. Army Parachute Team “Golden Knights” commander, and Key community leaders during a two-day tandem parachute skydiving event facilitated by the “Golden Knights” at Outlaw Field, Clarksville Regional Airport, March 2nd -3rd, 2018. (Staff Sgt. Lerone Simmons, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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APSU Governors Golf finishes 13th at Wofford Invitational

 

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APSU Men's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversitySpartanburg, SC – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team shot a final-round 299, Tuesday, to finish 13th in the 28th Annual Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational, played at The Club of Spartanburg.

The Governors battled bogey issues early before settling down to regain some footing midway through the round.

Austin Peay Men's Golf (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf (APSU Sports Information)

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Department of Defense releases Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding Report

 

United States Department of Defense - DoDWashington, D.C. – On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, the Department of Defense released a report that documents the damaging cuts to military forces, modernization, and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held at sequester-levels in the years beyond fiscal 2015.  This report fulfills a commitment made by Secretary Chuck Hagel to provide details on the effects of these undesirable budget cuts.

As the report says, sequester level budgets would result in continued force-level cuts across the military services.

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols at NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols, the #1 seed in the Louisville Regional, has advanced to the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, and will host Maryland on Sunday afternoon.

Tip-off is set for noon in the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville Kentucky.

This is Tennessee’s fifth-straight and 32nd overall NCAA Sweet 16 appearance, and the third year in a row for Maryland.

Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball against Maryland at NCAA Sweet 16. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball against Maryland at NCAA Sweet 16. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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Fresh Coat Painters opens in Clarksville

 

Clarksville, Tn – When Rich Whitaker left the military after 25 years, he was faced with an important question: what should he and his wife Cheryl do now? The answer: open Fresh Coat Painters of Clarksville.

“I was transitioning from a career in the Army and we were looking to open a home service business with a reputation for high standards and professionalism. Fresh Coat was appealing because the business affords us the opportunity to serve the community by helping homeowners add value to their house while making it feel more like a home,” Rich said.

Rich Whitaker opens Fresh Coat Painters of Clarksville (photo courtesy Strategic Franchising Systems)

Rich Whitaker opens Fresh Coat Painters of Clarksville (photo courtesy Strategic Franchising Systems)

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Land Between the Lakes to give Free Admission with Military Pass for 2014 Season

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – For the 2014 season, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) will accept the Military Pass for free admission, Monday through Friday, to The Homeplace, Golden Pond Planetarium, and Woodlands Nature Station.

The Military Pass will admit the pass holder plus three other individuals free of charge to these facilities weekdays only. Free admission will not be granted during any special event by using the Military Pass.

One of the main buildings at LBL's The Home Place.

One of the main buildings at LBL’s The Home Place.

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APSU Athletic Director to represent university at U.S. Army All-American Bowl

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsSan Antonio, TX – Austin Peay State University athletics director Derek van der Merwe will fly out Thursday to represent the University, its athletic department and its ROTC program at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the nation’s premier high school football all-star game.

The game, which features the nation’s 90 best players in a classic East vs. West match-up, will played in San Antonio’s Alamodome, 1:00pm, Saturday.

APSU Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe to be at U.S. Army All-American Bowl (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

APSU Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe to be at U.S. Army All-American Bowl (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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U.S Army Training and Doctrine Commander visits Clarksville

 

U.S. Army’s Training and Doctrine CommandClarksville, TN –  One of the Army’s top leaders told recruiters here that their mission remains relevant and vital even in times when the Army is undergoing a major transition.

General Robert W. Cone, who commands the U.S. Army’s Training and Doctrine Command, visited the Clarksville U.S. Army Recruiting Center on Saturday.  He spoke with the center’s recruiters and was given a briefing by its leaders.

General Robert W. Cone. (U.S. Army Recruiting)

General Robert W. Cone. (U.S. Army Recruiting)

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