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Austin Peay State University Basketball Bash draws more than 200 Govs, Lady Govs fans

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – More than 200 Austin Peay State University basketball fans attended the annual Basketball Bash, Saturday night, at the Bud Barn on the Charles Hand Farm.

Sponsored by the Governors Club, each ticket bearer was served a KC steak dinner along homemade desserts. Proceeds from the event are dedicated to summer school scholarships and housing in both programs’ efforts to graduate their respective players on time.

Austin Peay State University head men's basketball coach Dave Loos, center, and assistants Corey Gipson, left, and Bubba Wells took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Saturday night, at the Basketball Bash. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos, center, and assistants Corey Gipson, left, and Bubba Wells took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Saturday night, at the Basketball Bash. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Annual Basketball Bash set for Saturday at Bud Barn

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Governors Club is sponsoring the annual Basketball Bash, beginning 6:00pm, Saturday, at the Bud Barn on the Charles Hand Farm.

Tickets for the annual Austin Peay basketball fundraiser are $40.00 each.

All proceeds for the event benefit both the Governors and Lady Govs basketball programs—it has been dedicated to summer school scholarships in both programs’ efforts to graduate their respective players on time.

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

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106th annual Lone Oak Picnic brought out the Cunningham Community Saturday, as well as the Candidates

 

The Civitan ClubCunningham, TN – The Central Civitan Club held the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic on Saturday, July 27th, 2014 at the Central Civitan Building located on Alonzo Place. The picnic started at 10:00am and continued until 3:00pm.

The Civitan Club prepared 4 whole hogs, 30 shoulders and 300 chicken halves for the event. There was also ice cream, coke products and water available. It is estimated that just over 500 people turned out Saturday.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

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Austin Peay State University has 10 Students earn scholarships to national conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This summer, the North American Interfraternity Conference hosted its 25th Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) in Bloomington, Indiana, and 10 Austin Peay State University students received scholarships to attend the event.

Top leaders from fraternity and sorority communities across North America were invited to attend one of the 13 sessions of UIFI this summer. «Read the rest of this article»

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More than 1,300 Tennessee Heroes Awarded Helping Heroes Grant Money for College

 

Tennessee ComptrollerNashville, TN – Tennessee’s post 9-11 veterans are taking advantage of the state’s Helping Heroes grant program.  A new report from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury finds that 1,325 veterans have received more than $3.1 million in grant money from 2008-2013.

The Helping Heroes grant program provided more than $3.1 million in grants to 1,325 veterans from its inception in 2008 through 2013.

Staff Sgt. Chris Minor and his wife Elvira walk on the lawn in front of the Browning Administration Building at the APSU main campus. The couple graduated December 14th 2012 with their bachelor’s degrees from APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Staff Sgt. Chris Minor and his wife Elvira walk on the lawn in front of the Browning Administration Building at the APSU main campus. The couple graduated December 14th 2012 with their bachelor’s degrees from APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Lend Lease (US) Community Fund presents $35,000 in college scholarships to Fort Campbell High School Seniors

 

Lend LeaseNashville, TN – Campbell Crossing’s project director, Mike Goodwin, presented seven Fort Campbell High School Seniors with college scholarships sponsored by the Lend Lease (US) Community Fund during the Fort Campbell High School Honors Night on Thursday, May 15th.

The seven scholarship recipients- Gage D. Bradford, La Nyrah C. White, Druanne J. Sutton, Rebecca L. Cote, Sabina Mae S. Aguon, Marjery N. Capalar and Tishan M. Bunn- are Campbell Crossing residents and attend Fort Campbell High School. They were chosen based on a variety of factors, including grade point average, volunteer work and community involvement. «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe talks about paying NCAA athletes

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Paying NCAA student-athletes monies above and beyond their athletic scholarships is something that’s been talked about for years, decades even, but recent events have brought paying athletes back into the headlines.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe.

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West Creek High School hosts Basketball Tournament to Support Youth Development

 

LEAP OrganizationWest Creek High School Coyotes - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – March 15th marked the March Madness Charity 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at West Creek High School hosted by the LEAP Organization and West Creek High School (WCHS) Lady Coyotes.

The full day of exciting hardwood action was both recreational and competitive as the team’s battled on the court for trophies, prizes, and bragging rights.

Charity Basketball Tournament hosted at West Creek High School.

Charity Basketball Tournament hosted at West Creek High School.

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Charity Basketball Tournament to Support Clarksville’s LEAP Organization

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The LEAP Organization and West Creek High School Lady Coyotes invite the community to attend this Charity 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Saturday, March 15th at 10:00am.

This full day of exciting hardwood action is both recreational and competitive as team’s battle on the court for trophies, prizes, and bragging rights. LEAP will also be awarding ten $500.00 scholarships to the high school seniors that won the LEAP 7 Points Quest Scholarship Essay Contest at this event.

2014 LEAP Charity Basketball Tournament

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Austin Peay State University art students earn several awards and scholarships

 

Austin Peay State University Department of Art - APSUClarksville, TN – February turned out to be a good month for the Austin Peay State University Department of Art, with several students earning prestigious awards and scholarships.

Graphic design student Brooke Mckee was awarded a Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) scholarship for winning a Design Center student competition to design the visual identity for TBR’s Critical Conversations Initiative. «Read the rest of this article»

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