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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office helps Rotary Club give away 24 Bicycles

 

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Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Sunrise Rotary Club and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) with the help of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) gave away 24 bicycles to local elementary school students.

The students were selected by the school resource officer and school administration from their respective elementary schools. Each student was chosen because he or she best represented the spirit of their school.

The bicycles were purchased by the Sunrise Rotary Club and RYLA.

24 bicycles were given away to local elementary school students by the Sunrise Rotary Club and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards with the help of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

24 bicycles were given away to local elementary school students by the Sunrise Rotary Club and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards with the help of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

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Austin Peay State University names Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes as executive director of Human Resources

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes, university director of human resources systems and operations at the City University of New York (CUNY), was recently named executive director and chief human resources officer at Austin Peay State University.

She will begin her new role at APSU on August 6th, 2018.

Austin Peay executive director of Human Resources Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes.

Austin Peay executive director of Human Resources Sheraine Gilliam-Holmes.

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Austin Peay State University has Campers Walk on Water

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last week, Bryan Gaither’s grocery list called for 150 pounds of cornstarch. When asked what he was doing, the Austin Peay State University physics lab manager explained he wanted to get a group of campers to walk on water.

Austin Peay State University Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy graduate Jonathan Bunton, center, explains to Governor's School students what's happening with the corn starch-water mixture.

Austin Peay State University Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy graduate Jonathan Bunton, center, explains to Governor’s School students what’s happening with the corn starch-water mixture.

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Instant Peay Play: Former APSU Baseball Gov seeing career resurgence in return to West Coast

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the better part of nine seasons former Austin Peay State University (APSU) Athletics Hall of Fame member A.J. Ellis was a key cog behind the plate for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but a trade to the Philadelphia Phillies in 2016 followed by a season with the Miami Marlins seemed to signal that the end of his career could be right around the corner.

But the former four-time All-Ohio Valley Conference First-Team member has seen a resurrection to his career with a return to the west coast in 2018 as a member of the San Diego Padres.

APSU Hall of Fame member A.J. Ellis now wears #17 and plays catcher for the San Diego Padres. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

APSU Hall of Fame member A.J. Ellis now wears #17 and plays catcher for the San Diego Padres. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Tennis’ Brittney Covington, Lidia Yanes Garcia named to Google Cloud Academic All-America team

 

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APSU Women's TennisAustin, TX – Two Austin Peay State University women’s tennis players are among the 45 student-athletes across all of Division I to be named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I At-Large Teams, announced Thursday.

Clarksville native Brittney Covington and Spanish sensation Lidia Yanes Garcia are the second and third Governors to earn Academic All-American honors for the 2017-18 academic year, joining volleyball standout Kristen Stucker.

APSU Tennis' Brittney Covington, Lidia Yanes Garcia named to Google Cloud Academic All-America team

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APSU Basketball alumni Tiasha Gray signs One Year Deal in Sweden

 

Clarksville native Tiasha Gray and 2016 APSU graduate returns to Swedish Damligan

Slan Sports ManagementToronto, Canada – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball legend Tiasha Gray has signed a one-year deal with Hogsbo Basket in the Swedish Damligan for the 2018-19 season.

Gray, a 5’7” guard, is returning to the Swedish Damligan where she was the league’s Most Valuable Player in her rookie professional campaign, leading the league in scoring and steals in 2016-17. This past season, Gray made brief stops in Israel and Lebanon before returning home to rehab a minor knee injury.

A Clarksville, Tennessee native, Gray attended Clarksville High School before starting her collegiate career at Austin Peay State University in 2012.

Austin Peay Basketball great Tiasha Gray signs deal in the Swedish Damligan for the 2018-19 season.(APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball great Tiasha Gray signs deal in the Swedish Damligan for the 2018-19 season.(APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Softball coach Rodney DeLong resigns, heads to North Texas

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TNRodney DeLong, who led Austin Peay State University’s softball team to a 39-win campaign in 2018, has announced his resignation, effective immediately after accepting the head coaching position at North Texas, Wednesday morning.

Austin Peay Softball head coach Rodney DeLong resigns, accepts head coaching job at North Texas. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball head coach Rodney DeLong resigns, accepts head coaching job at North Texas. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University College of Education looks at China for potential students

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Benita Bruster’s cell phone pings all day with messages from WeChat—a popular Chinese social media app.

The Austin Peay State University professor and chair of the APSU Department of Teaching and Learning within the Eriksson College of Education downloaded the app earlier this summer, while on a recruiting trip to China, and now whenever she picks up her phone, she learns of another potential international student eager to study at APSU.

APSU professor Dr. Benita Bruster recruiting trip to China.

APSU professor Dr. Benita Bruster recruiting trip to China.

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APSU Football No. 25, Jaison Williams, Gunnar Scholato garner HERO Sports Preseason All-America honors

 

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APSU FootballSeattle, WA – Jaison Williams and Gunnar Scholato are expected to anchor Austin Peay State University’s defense come fall as the football Govs hope to maintain not only consensus top-25 status but secure a berth in the FCS Playoffs for the first time in program history.

Tuesday, the duo were named HERO Sports FCS preseason All-Americans, with Williams earning second-team honors and Scholato a third-team honoree. In addition, the Governors were picked No. 25 in the HERO Sports FCS preseason poll.

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APSU School for Physics demonstrates Ping Pong Cannon

 

APSU Governor’s School for Computational Physics

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – High school students attending the APSU Governor’s School for Computational Physics this summer learned ping pong balls can pierce a piece of ¼-inch-thick plywood.

But only with the help of a specially built ping pong cannon.

APSU Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy constructed a ping pong cannon earlier this year.

APSU Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy constructed a ping pong cannon earlier this year.

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