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Clarksville High School’s Brady Cook signs with Union University to play Baseball

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – Coming off a breakout junior season, Clarksville High School baseball player Brady Cook has signed with NCAA Division II Union University – out of Jackson, TN – to continue his career on the baseball diamond after his prep career is completed.

“I’m excited to know where I’m going and to have the decision out of the way,” Cook said. “It’s like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders and now I can just focus on my senior year and go out and do the best that I can.”

Brady Cook signs with Union University. (Jeff Williams-Clarksville Sports Network)

Brady Cook signs with Union University. (Jeff Williams-Clarksville Sports Network)

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Montgomery Central High School Golf signing

 

Montgomery Central High SchoolCunningham, TN – Montgomery Central High School’s  KayCee Lindberg  has signed with Union University. KayCee had a great year for Central.

She is the Region 5 champion, finished 4th at the State Tournament and was voted to the all state team.

KayCee and her parents were together with  Coach Greg Lyle and Jeff Vaughn when she signed.

KayCee and her parents, Coach Greg Lyle in the red jacket and Jeff Vaughn.

KayCee and her parents, Coach Greg Lyle in the red jacket and Jeff Vaughn.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball adds Ariel Apolinario as Assistant Coach

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Volleyball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head volleyball coach Taylor Mott announced Thursday the hiring of Ariel Apolinario as an assistant coach. He will join the program in August.

Apolinario comes to Austin Peay after two years as an assistant coach at Union University. While there he assisted with recruiting and planned and implemented preseason training programs. In Apolinario’s first season Union won the TranSouth Conference with a 13-1 league mark while posting a 24-9 overall record.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball new Assistant Coach Ariel Apolinario.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball new Assistant Coach Ariel Apolinario.

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Austin Peay State University students earn top awards at Tennessee Academy of Science Conference

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Last October, a group of Austin Peay State University mathematics and computer science students headed south to Jackson, TN, to attend the 121st annual meeting of the Tennessee Academy of Science. The event, hosted by Union University, brought together some 200 researchers and college students from across the state for two intense days of academic presentations.

Everyone seemed to have a good time, but earlier this month, several of those students learned that the conference was more fruitful than they realized. That’s because the awards for presentations were recently announced, with first-, second- and third-place prizes all going to APSU students. «Read the rest of this article»

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More offense helps Lady Govs soccer to win at Chattanooga

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsChattanooga, TN – A pair of bookend goals by sophomore Tatiana Ariza opened and closed a 4-0 win by Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team against Chattanooga, Sunday afternoon.

Ariza scored the game’s first goal on a penalty kick in the 39th minute to make it 1-0, and added the game’s fourth goal in the 82nd minute. Not only was it her third career multi-goal game, it also was her second consecutive after netting a hat trick against Alabama A&M, Friday.

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Preseason training starts now for Lady Govs soccer

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team reported to campus, Tuesday, representing the official beginning of the 2011-12 Austin Peay Athletics campaign.

The Lady Govs spent Tuesday morning moving into the dorms and going through mandatory team orientation. Four Lady Govs freshman became the first APSU students to officially move into Castle Heights, the brand new all-freshman dorm, which is schedule to officially open, August 11th.

Lady Govs Soccer move into the dorms. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Lady Govs Soccer move into the dorms. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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West Creek High School Awards Students Academic Honors

 

Clarksville, TN – One week ago today West Creek High School held its Academic Honors Ceremony recognizing the students who excelled throughout the school year. During the ceremony almost $500,000 in scholarships were presented to West Creek High School students.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, City Council Woman Candy Johnson, and Kay Martin  attended on behalf of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan congratulating students as they receive the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation's Academic Award

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan congratulating students as they receive the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation's Academic Award

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Regional History Conference showcases enthralling presentations

 

This is the first of two stories on the History Conference held at APSU. Part II will run on Friday.

History. On its own, it’s not a very exciting word. However this past weekend, February 28th, saw HISTORY given star power treatment at Austin Peay State University as the Theta Delta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society and the university’s History and Philosophy Department sponsored the 2009 Regional Conference.

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Austin Peay’s Theta Delta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society hosted the 2009 Regional Conference this past Saturday at Austin Peay State University.

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At the Registration Table, attendees picked up their packets.

The conference provided both undergraduate and graduate students of history with the opportunity to gain valuable experience by presenting their ideas in a friendly academic setting. Topics from a broad range of subjects including regional, American and non-American topics were welcome. Films and documentaries produced by the students were also accepted.

The Morgan Center was the hosting site for the one-day event which saw sixty students from fourteen universities and colleges give presentations of such diverse topics as Women’s History, Rome and Byzantine, Indian Warfare and Removal, Religion and Race, Gender in the South, Barbary Pirates, the American Revolution, WWI, Reform and Regulation, WWII Dilemmas on the Homefront, Issues of Religion through the Ages, Struggle for Independence and Identity, US Military in Nontraditio0nal Roles, American Revolution: Sea Battles, Labor and Economy in Nazi Germany, “Blues, Baseball and Black Male Identity,” Post WWII US Politics, and American Influence Overseas: Two Perspectives, Direct and Policy. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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