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Austin Peay State University Football Tickets Available

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN - Tickets remain available for the Austin Peay State University football team’s season opener, August 31st, at the University of Tennessee, as well as for the Govs visit to Vanderbilt, September 6th.

Austin Peay Football.

Austin Peay Football.

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53rd Annual Christmas Parade happens Saturday, December 1st

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The 53rd Annual Christmas Parade will be a night-time, lighted Christmas parade and is scheduled for December 1st, 2012 beginning at 5:00pm.

This year’s parade will feature both the Austin Peay State University Governors Own Marching Band and the Tennessee State University Band, dozens of businesses and organizations, as well as Santa Claus.

The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government have partnered with Agero to host the parade.

2011 Clarksville Christmas Parade

2011 Clarksville Christmas Parade

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6th Annual Downtown for the Holidays December 1st

 

Downtown for the HolidaysClarksville, TN – Be a part of a Clarksville tradition by celebrating this year at the 6th Annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration presented by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government, in Downtown Clarksville, December 1st, 2012.

The event kicks off with the Jingle Bell Jog 5K hosted by the City of Clarksville and Run for a Reason. The 5K race will begin at 8:00am, in downtown Clarksville. Registration is available now at www.active.com.

Pre-register by November 15th and pay only $20.00. If you register between November 16th and November 30th, the cost is $25.00. Registration will be available on race day, cost will be $30.00. All proceeds will benefit the Food Initiative. «Read the rest of this article»

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AP Pride Day, Saturday to feature Three games at Two Venues

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletics marketing and promotions office has announced several exciting promotions for the upcoming month and it all starts with Governors Football.

APSU encourages fans to take part in AP Pride Day, Saturday. Along with Austin Peay’s Office of Admissions hosting more than 400 prospective students, Govs football hosts Culver-Stockton, 1:00pm, at Governors Stadium, followed by Lady Govs volleyball against Southeast Missouri at 4:30pm, and Govs basketball in exhibition action against Central Missouri at 7:30pm.

AP Pride Day Saturday, November 3rd. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

AP Pride Day Saturday, November 3rd. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for October 21st, 2012

 

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:

  • Youth Basketball League Team Evaluations
  • Open House Night at the Kleeman Community Center
  • *NEW* Creepy Carnival
  • Basketball (Open Gym)
  • Christmas Parade

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53rd Annual Christmas Parade Entry Forms now being Accepted

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government have partnered with Agero to host the 53rd Annual Christmas Parade.

The parade will be a night-time, lighted Christmas parade and is scheduled for December 1st, 2012 beginning at 5:00pm.

This year’s parade will feature both the Austin Peay State University Governors Own Marching Band and the Tennessee State University Band, dozens of businesses and organizations, as well as Santa Claus.

2011 Clarksville Christmas Parade

2011 Clarksville Christmas Parade

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High School Bands were Rockin’ at the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational

 

Montgomery Central High SchoolCunningham, TN – On Saturday, September 15th, 14 area High School Marching Bands made their way to Montgomery Central High School Stadium for the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational. The weather was perfect as the bands strutted their stuff in front of the filled stadium.

“There was a lot of work done by our Band Boosters to prepare a quality competition.” stated Montgomery Central High School Principal Christy R. Houston. “We hope everyone enjoyed the experience.”

Clarksville High School Marching Wildcats were the Grand Champions of the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational.

Clarksville High School Marching Wildcats were the Grand Champions of the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational.

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Austin Peay Marching Band creates excitement on Saturdays

 

Governors Own Marching Band Continues to Grow

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In 2006, the sports writer Ivan Maisel published an article on ESPN.com listing the 20 reasons college football is better than the NFL. For reason no. 12, he listed “College halftimes.”

“College halftime means tradition,” he wrote. “Marching bands dot the I in Ohio or at least rouse the emotions by playing the fight song…it’s an inestimable part of the college football experience. NFL halftime means, um, time to make a sandwich.”

Members of the Governors’ Own Marching Band perform during last year’s APSU Homecoming Parade. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff)

Members of the Governors’ Own Marching Band perform during last year’s APSU Homecoming Parade. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff)

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High Schools bands to compete at APSU

 

The annual  will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 at Governors Stadium on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

The contest consists of preliminary and finals competitions and will feature performances by 18 high school bands from throughout Tennessee. Local groups involved in the event include Clarksville, Kenwood, Montgomery Central, Northeast and Northwest high schools.

The event is open to the public; tickets are available at the gate. Phi Mu Alpha and Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternities are hosting the event in conjunction with the Governors Own Marching Band. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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