Topic: East Tennessee
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s nearly half-decade long effort, dedicated to limiting easy access to prescription pain medications and similar opioid-based narcotics, has been successful.
Since 2012 the state has seen a steady decline in the use and abuse of these substances commonly prescribed by family physicians. 2015 drug seizure data from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) shows a significant drop in law enforcement confiscations of prescription opioids, ie: pain pills.
TDH Urges Residents & Travelers to Have Heightened Awareness about Protection Strategies
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health today has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the first person in the state to test positive for Zika virus disease. The individual had recently traveled to South America before returning to east Tennessee.
“We have been expecting an imported case of Zika virus disease and we believe more infections are likely as people travel to and from areas where the disease is currently being transmitted,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.
Austin Peay (5-13/3-2 OVC) at Morehead State (7-12/1-4 OVC)
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 | 5:00pm (CT)
Morehead, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team closes its three-game Ohio Valley Conference road trip with a 5:00pm (CT), Wednesday contest against Morehead State at Johnson Arena.
Austin Peay (5-12/3-1) at Belmont (10-7/2-2)
Saturday, January 16th, 2016 | 5:00pm CT
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will look to bounce back from its season’s first Ohio Valley Conference loss when it returns to Nashville for a 5:00pm, Saturday contest against Belmont at Curb Event Center.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field team exits the midstate area for the first time in the 2015-16 indoor season, when the Govs compete in the ETSU Invitational, beginning 10:00am, Friday, in Johnson City, TN.
Austin Peay (4-11/2-0 OVC) vs. Tennessee Tech (5-11/1-2 OVC)
Saturday, January 9th, 2016 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – With a 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference start in hand, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team seeks its first three-game win streak since 2013-14 when it hosts Tennessee Tech in a 4:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center.
Austin Peay (3-11/1-0) vs. Jacksonville State (6-8/1-1)
Thursday, January 7th, 2016 | 5:15pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Seeking to build on the momentum of its Ohio Valley Conference-opening victory, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team hosts Jacksonville State in a 5:15pm, Thursday contest at the Dunn Center.
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Johnson City, TN – Senior Tiasha Gray finished with 27 points but could not lead Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team past East Tennessee in an 80-76 nonconference loss, Monday night at Brooks Gymnasium.
Austin Peay (2-10) at East Tennessee (6-6)
Monday, December 21st, 2015 | 6:00pm CT
Johnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will but a bow on the 2015 portion of its schedule when it meets East Tennessee in a 6:00pm (CT), Monday contest at Madison Brooks Gymnasium.
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Kevin Punter Jr. led Tennessee with 23 points; Detrick Mostella scored 13 off the bench.
Seattle, WA – Tennessee erased a 16-point halftime deficit and led for portions of the second half, but a combined 60 points from Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer proved too much for the Vols as they fell 86-79 at KeyArena on Saturday night.
The Vols (5-5) trailed by as many as 19 in the first half, but needed only the first 10 minutes of the second half to regain the lead after Devon Baulkman buried a three with 9:43 to go. Tennessee and Gonzaga (8-3) teeter-tottered from there, but the Bulldogs broke a 75-75 deadlock with an 11-4 run to close out the game.
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