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APSU Lady Govs Softball begins 2016 Season at Gardner-Webb Tournament

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will open their 31st regular season schedule this Friday and Saturday, as they travel to Boiling Springs, NC, to participate in the Gardner-Webb University Tournament.

Austin Peay Softball travel to Boiling Springs, NC to play in the Gardner-Webb University Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball travel to Boiling Springs, NC to play in the Gardner-Webb University Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is February 17th, 2016

 

The 143rd Meeting.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Topic: “General William Bate of Tennessee”

General William Bate

General William Bate

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NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite studies Thunderstorms in Southeastern United States

 

Written by Hal Pierce / Rob Gutro
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – Severe weather moved through the southern U.S. on February 2nd and 3rd, and NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite examined the violent thunderstorms.

On February 3rd, 2016 at 1851 UTC (1:51pm ET/12:51pm CT) the GPM core observatory satellite flew over a line of storms extending from the Gulf coast of Florida through New York state. Tornadoes were spotted in Georgia and South Carolina within this area of violent weather.

On Feb. 3 at 1:51 p.m. EDT GPM found that one powerful thunderstorm in North Carolina was dropping rain at the extreme rate of 112.96 mm (4.4 inches) per hour. (NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce)

On Feb. 3 at 1:51 p.m. EDT GPM found that one powerful thunderstorm in North Carolina was dropping rain at the extreme rate of 112.96 mm (4.4 inches) per hour. (NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce)

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Austin Peay State University can give Residents within 250 miles In-State Tuition Rates

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – If you live or attend high school in a county outside of Tennessee that is within a 250-mile radius of Austin Peay State University, then you qualify for a discounted tuition rate for both undergraduate and graduate programs at Austin Peay.

High school students who have a 22 ACT (or 1020 SAT) or higher are eligible for an additional Provost Scholarship, bringing tuition rates within a few dollars of the University’s in-state rate.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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APSU Governors Basketball host Wofford Tuesday at Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay (5-7) vs. Wofford (3-7)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – After spending nearly three weeks on the road, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will play host to Wofford, 7:00pm, Tuesday, in Dave Aaron Arena in both teams’ last contest before Christmas.

Tuesday’s contest will be the first of a six-game Governors homestand.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball face Wofford at the Dunn Center, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball face Wofford at the Dunn Center, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires selected “Top 20 Event” by Southeast Tourism Society

 

Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Southeast Tourism Society has named Clarksville’s Rivers & Spires Festival one of the STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast for April 2016.

This year’s Rivers and Spires Festival is scheduled for April 14th-16th, 2016.  The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985.

Rivers and Spires Festival

Rivers and Spires Festival

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UT Lady Vols Basketball on the road Friday to face Wichita State Shockers

 

#16/15 Tennessee (6-2) vs. Wichita State (1-5)

Friday, December 11th, 2015 | 5:00pm CT
Wichita, KS | Charles Koch Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #16/15 Lady Vols (6-2) will hit the road for the first time this year, facing off against Wichita State (1-5) at Charles Koch Arena on Friday. Tipoff is slated for 7:05pm CT (8:05 ET), and the game will be broadcast online on ESPN3 and locally in Wichita on Cox 2022HD.

Mark Ewing (PxP) and Bob Hull (Analyst) will describe the action for COX 2022 HD in Wichita and ESPN3 online. Fans can hear the Lady Vol Network broadcast on stations across the state as well as via a live stream worldwide with Mickey Dearstone calling the action.

Tickets for the game can be purchased online via www.GoShockers.com

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#8 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball roll past East Tennessee State 85-49

 

UT Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Diamond DeShields was spectacular on Wednesday night with 31 points and seven steals to lead No. 8/8 Tennessee to an 85-49 victory over East Tennessee State at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee (6-1) thrived thanks to a big night from a trio of players that the Lady Vols did not have last season. DeShields was 12-of-20 from the floor and also tallied eight rebounds and five assists. She was not the only Lady Vol who had a career night. Te’a Cooper shined in the second half to finish with a career-high 23 points on 9-of-18 shooting. Mercedes Russell posted a double-double, her third on the season, with 13 points and 10 rebounds in the win.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Te'a Cooper (20) scores a career high 23 points in win over East Tennessee State Wednesday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Te’a Cooper (20) scores a career high 23 points in win over East Tennessee State Wednesday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball’s late rally comes up short in 64-53 loss to Texas

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Diamond DeShields scored a season-high 24 points and No. 4/5 Tennessee surged in the fourth quarter to pull within four points, but the late rally was not enough as the Lady Vols fell to No. 8/8 Texas, 64-53, on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

DeShields was 9-of-22 from the field and made big shot after big shot to keep the Lady Vols (5-1) in the game. She grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds to record the second double-double of her career. Her 24 points were her most as a Lady Vol and her most since recording her only other double-double, a 24-point, 12-rebound effort against Michigan State on March 25th, 2014, when she played for North Carolina.

Tennessee Womens Basketball's Mercedes Russell nets six points in loss to Texas Sunday. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Womens Basketball’s Mercedes Russell nets six points in loss to Texas Sunday. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Thanksgiving Holiday Interstate 40 Challenge

 

Eight State Police or Highway Patrol Agencies across U.S. to Increase Patrols on I-40

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott on Friday announced the third annual “Interstate 40 Challenge: The Drive to Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative scheduled for the Thanksgiving holiday period. The announcement was held at the Carillon Pillars located within the Bicentennial Mall in Nashville.

Colonel Trott was joined by Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer, Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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