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Former Austin Peay State University star athlete, coach and athletic director George Fisher passes away

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The man known as “Coach” to many and mentor to many others has passed away.

Dr. George Fisher, who was associated with the Austin Peay athletics program from 1946-77 as a star Austin Peay player, standout coach and later as athletics director, died Saturday night. He was 90 years old.

Born July 9th, 1924, the Greenbrier, TN native came to Austin Peay in the mid-1940s and really never left, being involved with APSU and APSU athletics literally for the rest of his life.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball falls to Montana in Championship Game

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMissoula, MT – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team could not overcome a barrage of Montana three-pointers and rebounds in an 83-62 loss, Saturday night, in the championship of the Lady Griz Holiday Classic at Dahlberg Arena.

(L to R) Austin Peay freshman Madison Rich and junior Tiasha Gray were named to the Lady Griz Holiday Classic all-tournament team. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Austin Peay freshman Madison Rich and junior Tiasha Gray were named to the Lady Griz Holiday Classic all-tournament team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball travels to Nashville Sunday to face Lipscomb Bisons

 

Austin Peay (4-7) vs. Lipscomb (4-7)

Sunday, December 21st, 2014 | 2:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Allen Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will attempt to take momentum into the Christmas holidays when it travels to Allen Arena, 2:00pm, Sunday, to face Lipscomb.

This will be the second time in eight days the two teams have met. A week ago Saturday the Bisons came to Clarksville and defeated the Govs, 69-58.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball at Lipscomb Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball at Lipscomb Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball’s Alex Robles named to Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America Teams

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUTuscon, AZ – Sophomore utility man Alex Robles, of the Austin Peay State University baseball team, was named to the Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America Teams as selected by Collegiate Baseball, Friday.

Austin Peay Baseball's Alex Robles. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball’s Alex Robles. (APSU Sports Information)

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43 Austin Peay State University students named to prestigious Who’s Who among American universities and colleges

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Since 1934, the Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges has honored outstanding campus leaders for their scholastic and community achievements.

Schools across the country nominate their top students every fall for this prestigious designation, but only the top candidates out of thousands of nominees are bestowed with the honor. This year, more than 3,000 students nationwide were given this distinction, with 43 of those impressive individuals coming from Austin Peay State University. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball’s Tiasha Gray gets triple-double in 86-81 win over Saint Louis Billikens

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMissoula, MT – Junior Tiasha Gray recorded her second career triple double to help lead Austin Peay State University women’s basketball to an 86-81 victory against Saint Louis, Friday night, at the 34th Annual Lady Griz Classic hosted by Montana at Dahlberg Arena.

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray gets 12 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds against Saint Louis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray gets 12 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds against Saint Louis. (APSU Sports Information)

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra Spring Series Subscriptions Offered for Holiday Giving

 

Gateway Chamber Orchestra offers 2-Concert package

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TN – The Gateway Chamber Orchestra announces a 2-Concert Spring Series subscription including Romantic Visions and Appalachian Spring. Give the gift of the GCO! A specially priced subscription is being offered for a limited time – now is the perfect opportunity to give a GCO concert experience this holiday season. The GCO has built its reputation for delivering adventurous programming and world-class performances performed in intimate venues, showcasing the best of contemporary and traditional classical music.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball gets 76-52 win over Oakland City

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Freshman guard Josh Robinson came off the bench to score 23 points, including seven three pointers, to lift Austin Peay State University to a 76-52 non-conference victory against Oakland City, Thursday night, in Dave Aaron Arena.

The victory was the Govs’ second straight and improved them to 4-7 on the season.  Division II Oakland City, which came in at 7-1, recorded the contest as an exhibition.

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson connected on seven three pointers against Oakland City. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson connected on seven three pointers against Oakland City. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball travels to Montana for Lady Griz Holiday Classic; plays Saint Louis

 

Austin Peay (2-7) vs. Saint Louis (4-5)

Friday, December 19th, 2014 | 6:30pm CT
Missoula, Montana | Dahlberg Arena

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Big Sky Country awaits the Austin Peay women’s basketball team as it begins a 30-day, six-game road trip at the 34th annual Lady Griz Holiday Classic, hosted by Montana, Friday-Saturday.

The Lady Govs open the tournament with a 6:30pm (CT), Friday contest against Saint Louis.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball plays Saint Louis Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball plays Saint Louis Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases statement on Hemlock Semiconductor Clarksville Plant shutdown

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) was notified today that Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. (HSC) will be terminating indefinitely the startup of the Clarksville facility due to unresolved issues in the alternative energy sector.

The shutdown of the plant will be a great loss for the community. The EDC is disappointed by this unexpected news and recognizes that this sector has been troubled and negatively affected on a global level by the U.S. and Chinese governments inability to settle trade agreements.

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

The Hemlock Semiconductor Construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

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