Topic: University of Tennessee
Clarksville, TN – With Governors football and Lady Govs volleyball seeing their respective seasons come to an end this past weekend Austin Peay fans will turn their full attention to basketball and indoor track, as the calendar get set to turn to December.
But before we get too immersed in hoops and hurdles action, let’s remember some of the highlights and accomplishments from Austin Peay’s cross country, football, soccer and volleyball teams during their Fall 2014 seasons.
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee used a 21-0 run bridging the halves to run away with an 84-50 victory over Oakland on Sunday afternoon before 10,333 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The #3/4 Lady Vols (5-0) were led by sophomore Bashaara Graves (15 points and 11 rebounds) and senior Meighan Simmons (14 points).
Tennessee had five players score in double-figures as junior Ariel Massengale had 13 points along with six assists. Junior Isabelle Harrison tallied 11 points and freshman Mercedes Russell had 10 points.
Knoxville, TN - Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette scampered in from five yards to score the winning touchdown for the Commodores, as Vandy defeated Tennessee 14-10 in Knoxville.
It was a rally that left Tennessee fans stunned in sold-out Neyland Stadium.
The game winning drive by Vanderbilt looked to be over when UT stopped Austyn Carta-Samuels on fourth and inches in the final minute of the game, but a video replay overturned the call on the field and Vanderbilt had it first and ten at the Tennessee 33 yard line.
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University biology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Dr. Dwayne Estes, APSU associate professor of biology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 21st, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves has career game as Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball defeats Georgia Tech 87-76
Knoxville, TN - Tennessee is off to a 4-0 start after topping Georgia Tech, 87-76, on Sunday night. The #4/3 Lady Vols pounded the glass to the tune of 65 total rebounds including 33 offensive boards. Bashaara Graves had the best game of her career with highs of 23 points, 18 rebounds and five assists. It was Graves’ 13th career double-double.
Isabelle Harrison had 10 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for her seventh career double-double. It marked the second game that both Graves and Harrison each had double-doubles.
Clarksville, TN – Bill Summers formally announced his candidacy for Mayor of Clarksville Monday evening on the stage of the auditorium in the Customs House Museum.
“Tonight, I am officially announcing to you and all of Clarksville that I am a candidate for the Office of Mayor for the City of Clarksville,” Summers announced.
It was the introduction to a speech outlining the aspects of leadership he will bring to the position of Mayor as well as a synopsis of the major issues he will address.
Habitat International CEO Jonathan Reckford to speak at Governor’s Reception
Nashville, TN – Habitat for Humanity is celebrating its 35th anniversary in the State of Tennessee with a reception at the Governor’s Residence Thursday, October 24th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm where Jonathan T.M. Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, will be presenting special recognition to significant supporters whose partnership has contributed so greatly in helping the Habitat for Humanity reach this milestone.
Tennessee ranks fourth in the number of new Habitat for Humanity homes built nationwide.
Knoxville, TN - The University of Tennessee announced Wednesday that the dedication of the Pat Summitt Plaza and Statue will take place at 11:00am on November 22nd.
The dedication and unveiling of the bronze statue, created by internationally-known artist and sculptor David Adickes of Houston, Texas, will be held at the soon-to-be-completed plaza on the corner of Lake Loudoun Boulevard and Phillip Fulmer Way. The public is invited to attend, and nearby Thompson-Boling Arena will offer access to restrooms.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has named October 17th as Lights On Afterschool Day in Tennessee to recognize the state’s afterschool programs’ role in enhancing learning and keeping children safe and less likely to engage in risky behavior.
Austin Peay State University’s Minoa Uffelman contributes to new book on progressive Tennessee women
Clarksville, TN – In a cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee, Virginia P. Moore’s headstone reads, “One of the First Five Home Demonstration Agents in the World.”
The inscription, at first, doesn’t sound too glamorous. In the early 20th century, home demonstration agents traveled to rural communities, teaching farm women skills such as how to can and preserve vegetables. Moore did this in Tennessee, visiting impoverished areas to organize tomato and canning clubs in the days before 4-H.
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