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Classics at Austin Peay State University celebrates ancient languages with 8th annual Classics Day event

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Latin is very much a living language on the campus of Austin Peay State University, as Classics at APSU recently hosted its annual Classics Day event for area high school students.

The all-day event brought together a record 144 students from Montgomery County high schools for a day of activities centered on the languages of the ancient world. Gathered at the APSU Morgan University Center, faculty members and current APSU students gave lectures on their studies of classic languages, with students also taking part in a skit promoting this year’s theme of the study of Latin.

Clarksville Academy students participate in a skit during the 2013 APSU Classics Day, which hosted more than 100 area high school students for a day of activities about the ancient world. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Clarksville Academy students participate in a skit during the 2013 APSU Classics Day, which hosted more than 100 area high school students for a day of activities about the ancient world. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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APSU Governors Football loses 41-15 to Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football team hung tough with Tennessee Tech for 30 minutes, but the visitors pulled away in the second half of a 41-15 season-ending loss, Saturday, at Governors Stadium.

Austin Peay Football closes 2014 season with 41-15 loss to Tennessee Tech at Governors Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football closes 2014 season with 41-15 loss to Tennessee Tech at Governors Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball beats Grand Canyon; Tearra Banks nets 22

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Sophomore center Tearra Banks scored a career-high 22 points to usher Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team past Grand Canyon, 84-77, in nonconference action at the Dunn Center, Saturday afternoon.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball wins Saturday morning against Grand Canyon 84-77. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball wins Saturday morning against Grand Canyon 84-77. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Paws to Care program to care for feral Cats

 

pawstocareClarksville, TN – The campus of Austin Peay State University is home to more than 15 feral cats and kittens, and members of the university community are doing their part to both care for and provide a home for APSU’s feline family.

Rather than removing or adopting out these feral cats, the mission of Paws to Care is to provide a stable cat colony on campus.

By providing spaying and neutering services, as well as treating them for rabies and other illnesses, the territorial-minded cats help prevent the community from growing out of control.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball outgunned by Illinois 107-66

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUChampaign, IL – Illinois connected of 14-of-25 three-point attempts, including 7-of-11 in the second half, as the Fighting Illini rolled past Austin Peay State University, 107-66, Friday night in preliminary round action of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, played at the State Farm Center.

It was the second straight contest the Illini converted double-digit three pointers. They connected on 15-of-28 three pointers against Coppin State Sunday.

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson had his second double-digit scoring effort against Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson had his second double-digit scoring effort against Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

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Good Morning, Clarksville! APSU Lady Govs Basketball host Grand Canyon Antelopes, Saturday at 11:00am

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs (0-2) vs. Grand Canyon (1-1)

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 | 11:00am CST
Clarksville, TN | Winfield Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team will play its earliest game of the season when it hosts Grand Canyon in an 11:00am, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center.

The Lady Govs enter Saturday’s morning affair seeking their season’s first victory.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays early Saturday game vs. Grand Canyon at home. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball plays early Saturday game vs. Grand Canyon at home. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football to honor 18 players on Senior Day

 

Austin Peay (1-10) vs. Tennessee Tech (4-7)

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 | 4:00pm CST
Clarksville, TN | Governors Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – It’s Senior Day when the Austin Peay football team wraps up the 2014 season by playing host to Tennessee Tech, 4:00pm, Saturday.

Saturday’s contest not only will be the final home appearance for the seniors but the final time those 18 will represent APSU on the football field.

APSU football to honor 18 players during Saturday's game against Tennessee Tech. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU football to honor 18 players during Saturday’s game against Tennessee Tech. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball continues road trip at Illinois

 

Austin Peay (1-2) vs. Illinois (2-0)

Friday, November 20th, 2014 | 7:00pm CST
Champaign, IL | State Farm Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUChampaign, IL – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will have little time to heal the wounds from a heartbreaking loss to Samford.

After two long bus rides, the Governors, who lost to Samford, 68-67, Wednesday night on a last-second shot, find themselves ready to face Illinois. The Illini, a perennial Big 10 power, are off to a 2-0 start after posting a 20-15 2013-14 record and advancing to the second round of the NIT.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball loses in four sets to Belmont at OVC Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMurray, KY – Seventh-seeded Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team put No. 2 seed Belmont on the ropes early, but could not deliver the knockout blow and ultimately fell in four sets (23-25, 25-27, 25-22, 22-25) in first round action at the Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Championship, Thursday, at Racer Arena.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball loses to Belmont. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball loses to Belmont. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU ROTC Cadet Andrew Shriver to attend U.S. Army National Combine

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Andrew Shriver, a cadet with the Austin Peay State University ROTC program, was recently selected from among hundreds of candidates within the 7th Brigade to attend the U.S. Army National Combine.

The combine is held every year in San Antonio, Texas, and hosts the top 500 junior football players from high schools throughout the nation. These students are tested in various events, such as the 40-yard dash, the short shuttle and the vertical jump, and then they are placed on teams to play football.

Austin Peay State University ROTC Cadet Andrew Shriver

Austin Peay State University ROTC Cadet Andrew Shriver

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