Topic: North Carolina
Clarksville, 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.
The 143rd Meeting.
Clarksville, 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”
NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite studies Thunderstorms in Southeastern United States
Written by Hal Pierce / Rob Gutro
Greenbelt, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Austin Peay (5-7) vs. Wofford (3-7)
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, 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.
Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985
Clarksville, 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.
#16/15 Tennessee (6-2) vs. Wichita State (1-5)
Friday, December 11th, 2015 | 5:00pm CT
Knoxville, 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
UT Athletics Department
Knoxville, 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.
UT Athletics Department
Knoxville, 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.
Eight State Police or Highway Patrol Agencies across U.S. to Increase Patrols on I-40
Nashville, 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.
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