Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN - For the first time since 1999, Austin Peay women’s basketball team will play a home game during the Thanksgiving Break when it hosts Central Arkansas in a 7:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center.
Clarksville, TN – Throughout history, people have given thanks for many reasons. Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.
The United States, over hundreds of years, has come to observe a national holiday for giving thanks.
It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville Predators at New Jersey Devils
Sunday, November 10th, 2013 | 6:00pm CT | Prudential Center
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators continue their road trip with a visit to the New Jersey Devils on Sunday at the Prudential Center. This will be the first of two meetings between the two clubs this season.
The Predators and Devils last met up on October 15th, 2011, as the post-overtime tiebreaker was needed once again. The Predators jumped out to an early lead with a two-goal first period, but the Devils responded with a two-goal period of their own in the third to force overtime. After a scoreless overtime period, Ilya Kovalchuk beat Pekka Rinne in the shootout to secure the win for New Jersey.
Written by Dr. Tony Phillips
Washington, D.C. – Ten years ago, in late October 2003, space weather forecasters experienced a frission of dread when two gigantic sunspots appeared. Both had complex magnetic fields that harbored energy for strong explosions. If the spots turned toward Earth and erupted….
That’s exactly what happened. From October 19th through November 7th 2003, there were 17 major eruptions on the sun, including a record-setting X28 flare.
Austin Peay begins 2014 with 17 of its first 20 games at Raymond C. Hand Park, including the season-opening series against Iowa, Feb. 14th-16th. It is the second consecutive season the Hawkeyes have visited Clarksville to start a campaign.
Dallas, TX - Healthcare providers should treat unhealthy behaviors as aggressively as they treat high blood pressure, cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors, according to an American Heart Association science advisory published in Circulation.
“We’re talking about a paradigm shift from only treating biomarkers — physical indicators of a person’s risk for heart disease — to helping people change unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking, unhealthy body weight, poor diet quality and lack of physical activity,” said Bonnie Spring, Ph.D., lead author of the statement and a professor of preventive medicine and psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Nashville, TN – As the days shorten and cool, those hearty soups and stews start sounding good again.
“There may be no other meal that folks look forward to more in the fall than that first big pot of chili and a skillet of hot cornbread,” observes Martha White® baking expert, Linda Carman. “Chili and cornbread are both easy to make and fun to serve on a lot of different occasions – a family supper, tailgate outing or a casual get-together with friends.”
Clarksville, TN – A trio of Austin Peay State University men’s tennis players will represent the Govs at the 2013 ITA Men’s All-American Championships, hosted by Tulsa.
Senior Jasmin Ademovic and juniors Dimitar Ristovski and Aleksas Tverijonas will compete in the Pre-Qualifying format, beginning Saturday, September 28th at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, OK.
Helping Evacuees With Shelter, Food, Comfort
Washington, D.C. – The American Red Cross is supporting rescue operations in Colorado by providing food, shelter, relief supplies and comfort to thousands of people forced from their homes by devastating flash flooding.
Red Cross disaster workers are at the Boulder airport reception center to provide care and comfort as stranded residents arrive after being airlifted out of flooded neighborhoods and towns. Sunday night, as many as 1,000 people stayed in 24 shelters across the state. «Read the rest of this article»
Knoxville, TN - After the Southeastern Conference Office unveiled this year’s league schedule on Tuesday, Tennessee Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick announced her team’s 2013-14 slate. UT also revealed it will retire Candace Parker’s jersey on January 2nd prior to the LSU game.
The defending SEC champion Lady Volunteers, who were 27-8 in 2012-13 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, will play 18 regular-season games vs. teams that saw postseason action a year ago. That group includes 11 teams that made the NCAA Tournament and five that played in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.
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