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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 29th, 2015

 

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: Spring Eggstravaganza, 50-Plus Olympics Registration, Downtown Market Vendor Application, Archery at Crow, and Just Ordinary Exercise (J.O.E.) Program.

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OVC’s Belmont Bruins to face Virginia Cavaliers in NCAA Basketball Tournament

 

Belmont Sports Information

Belmont BruinsNashville, TN – Belmont University men’s basketball will face national power Virginia (29-3) of the ACC Conference in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.

Belmont received a No. 15 seed and will face the second-seeded Cavaliers Friday from Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC.

Tip time, television and broadcast crew will be announced shortly.

Belmont (22-10) – making its seventh NCAA Tournament appearance in 10 years – will represent the Ohio Valley Conference for the second time in three years.

Belmont Bruins Basketball head to NCAA Tournament to face Virginia in Charlotte, NC. (BU Sports Information)

Belmont Bruins Basketball head to NCAA Tournament to face Virginia in Charlotte, NC. (BU Sports Information)

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Terry Boykin Awards First Edith L Kidd Memorial Community Service Awards

 

Playmaker Basketball AcademyClarksville, TN – Terry Boykin, founder of the Playmaker Basketball Academy, awarded the first ever Edith L. Kidd Memorial Community Service Awards during his inaugural Playmakers Basketball Academy TN/KY Middle School All-Star games Saturday afternoon at Clarksville High School.

The service awards were given to Caden McKinnis from Auburn Middle School, Jacob Naylor from Russellville Middle School and Blayke Bingham from Olmstead Middle School.

Terry Boykin gave service awards to Jacob Naylor from Russellville Middle School, Caden McKinnis from Auburn Middle School,  and Blayke Bingham from Olmstead Middle School.

Terry Boykin gave service awards to Jacob Naylor from Russellville Middle School, Caden McKinnis from Auburn Middle School, and Blayke Bingham from Olmstead Middle School.

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Tennessee Lady Vols get 81-58 win over Texas A&M

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN - #7/9 Tennessee won its ninth game in a row, taking down #9/8 Texas A&M, 81-58, on Thursday night at Thompson-Bolina Arena.

The victory for Tennessee (13-2, 3-0 SEC) was their third over a Top-10 opponent this season and fourth over a ranked team during the nine-game win streak.

The Lady Vols have three wins over Top-10 teams for the first time since their last National Championship season, 2007-08, when Tennessee beat eight Top-10 teams in their 36-2 campaign.

Alexa Middleton #33 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, Nia Moore #1 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and Kortney Dunbar #13 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the SEC game between the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the Texas A&M Aggies at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Alexa Middleton #33 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, Nia Moore #1 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and Kortney Dunbar #13 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the SEC game between the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the Texas A&M Aggies at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Instant Peay Play: Chris Freeman making senior year his time to shine for APSU Governors

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay men’s basketball senior Chris Freeman has waited and worked over the past three years to get his time to show the potential that had him listed as one of the top-10 recruits out of the state of Kentucky and so far this season he has done that.

Coming into this season, Freeman had just four starts, averaging 3.9 points and 2.7 rebounds in just under 12 minutes of action per game.

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball ready for season opener Friday

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN - The Tennessee Lady Vols held a media session and open practice period Wednesday in advance of Friday’s season opener vs. Penn.

No. 4/4 UT and the Quakers will meet at Thompson-Boling Arena in a contest slated to tip at 7:00pm ET and be streamed live by SEC Network+.

The contest will be the first between the two programs and only Tennessee’s second vs. a school from the Ivy League. The Lady Vols, who were ranked No. 1 at the time, toppled Princeton, 107-39, on December 20th, 2005, in their only other meeting with an Ivy program.

UT Lady Vols prepare for Penn on Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena (UTSports.com)

UT Lady Vols prepare for Penn on Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena (UTSports.com)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs, Lady Govs Basketball have shown promise as preseason ends

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – After missing out on the postseason the past two years, both Austin Peay State University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams have shown promise with the regular season beginning this week.

The Governors closed out their preseason schedule 2-0 after defeating Bryan College, on November 5th, 63-52 after hammering Webster University 82-48 on November 1st.

Austin Peay Men and Women's Basketball teams off to a good start. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men and Women’s Basketball teams off to a good start. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Twilight Basketball offers opportunity through basketball starting October 17th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s new opportunity for basketball enthusiasts ages 18 and older, Twilight Basketball, is set to begin October 17th!

Twilight Basketball will be held at the Kleeman Community Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, on Fridays through December 12th. Games begin at 6:00pm and doors open at 5:30pm.

Twilight Basketball to be held on Fridays, October 17th - December 12th at the Kleeman Community Center.

Twilight Basketball to be held on Fridays, October 17th – December 12th at the Kleeman Community Center.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to offer Twilight Basketball at Kleeman Community Center

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to announce a new opportunity for basketball enthusiasts ages 18 and older, Twilight Basketball!

Twilight Basketball will be held at the Kleeman Community Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, on Fridays October 17th-December 29th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.

Twilight Basketball to be held on Fridays, October 17th - December 29th at the Kleeman Community Center.

Twilight Basketball to be held on Fridays, October 17th – December 29th at the Kleeman Community Center.

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion athletes triumph at Army Warrior Games Trials

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Two Fort Campbell Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion recently returned from the Army Warrior Games trials with gold, silver and bronze medals in hand – along with the esprit-de-corps that represents the determined and resilient strength of the famed installation that sits on the Kentucky/Tennessee border.

The trials, held June 15th-20th at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, will determine which 40 Soldiers and Veterans will be chosen to represent the Army at the 2014 Warrior Games scheduled from September 28th through October 4th, 2014 in Colorado Springs, CO.

Fort Campbell athletes bring home Gold, Silver and Bronze medals from Army Warrior Games trials held at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY. (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Rzepka)

Fort Campbell athletes bring home Gold, Silver and Bronze medals from Army Warrior Games trials held at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY. (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Rzepka)

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