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APSU Annual Basketball Bash set for Saturday at Bud Barn

 

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Governors Club is sponsoring the annual Basketball Bash, beginning 6:00pm, Saturday, at the Bud Barn on the Charles Hand Farm.

Tickets for the annual Austin Peay basketball fundraiser are $40.00 each.

All proceeds for the event benefit both the Governors and Lady Govs basketball programs—it has been dedicated to summer school scholarships in both programs’ efforts to graduate their respective players on time.

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University professors publish Civil War diary about life in Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a cold night in February 1862, the moans and whimpers of injured Confederate soldiers filled the streets of Clarksville.

Hospitals had been set up in local buildings to treat the wounded, following the Battle of Fort Donelson in nearby Dover, and whispered rumors claimed the Union army was heading for the city.

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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APSU Community School of the Arts offers new Classes for Fall 2014

 

Austin Peay State University Community School for the ArtsClarksville, TN – This summer, a record number of students signed up for classes at Austin Peay State University’s Community School of the Arts (CSA), so the more than 20-year-old program is expanding its offerings for the Fall 2014 Session.

“We’re introducing some new stuff this fall,” Matthew Burns, CSA coordinator said. “We now have French classes for all ages – elementary school through adult. The class is more conversational, so you’re not here conjugating verbs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Volleyball’s Jada Stotts healthy and ready for big senior season

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Determined to put last year’s injury-hampered season behind her, Austin Peay State University volleyball senior outside hitter Jada Stotts is ready to take her spot as one of the elite all-around players in the Ohio Valley Conference.

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APSU Governors Stadium construction heads into final phase

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – New Governors Stadium is in its final stages of construction.

Friday saw turf finally starting to be laid after drainage issues delayed that aspect. Lettering was being placed high along the stadium’s southeast side.

Also this week light standards along the east side were erected and elevated to their proper positioning.

Austin Peay State University's new Governors Stadium is in its final stages of construction. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University’s new Governors Stadium is in its final stages of construction. (APSU Sports Information)

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Playhouse Nashville to present new play by Austin Peay State University professor Darren Michael

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As a boy, Darren Michael often heard strange stories about the town of Smackover, Arkansas. He had family still living in that small community, and they talked about how an oil boom in the 1920s and 1930s brought in thousands of fortune-seekers from across the county.

When the oil wells dried up, most of the new residents moved away, leaving the town in shambles.

APSU professor Darren Van Michael

APSU professor Darren Van Michael

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 17th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Riverfest Volunteer contest continues, Recycled Fashion Show to make its return to Riverfest, and Movies in the Park features Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’.

Clarksville Riverfest Recycled Fashion Show

Clarksville Riverfest Recycled Fashion Show

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APSU Governors Football scrimmage cut short due to Bard Wilmer Leg Injury

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN - Barely half way through Austin Peay State University’s scrimmage came to a screeching halt, Saturday afternoon, at the Clarksville Academy Sports Complex.

One play into the second half, junior safety Brad Wilmer suffered a significant leg injury. After realizing the seriousness of the injury, APSU head coach Kirby Cannon called off the scrimmage remainder.

“Our feeling with something like that is we should not even try to resume,” Cannon said. “When you have a horrific injury like that, where there is pain and an injury that is going to end a young man’s season, it is hard to refocus the team. You put them at danger.

Austin Peay Football scrimmage ends early due to player injury. (Bill Larson - Clarksville Online)

Austin Peay Football scrimmage ends early due to player injury. (Bill Larson – Clarksville Online)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis’ Aleksas Tverijonas breaks into ITA regional rankings

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Rising Austin Peay State University senior Aleksas Tverijonas was ranked 20th among individuals in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Ohio Valley Regional Rankings.

Austin Peay's Aleksas Tverijonas. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Aleksas Tverijonas. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball coach Carrie Daniels elevates Seth Ralston to assistant coach

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball coach Carrie Daniels has added former graduate assistant Seth Ralston to her coaching staff, effective immediately.

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