Topic: Vanderbilt University
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 - 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.
Tennessee Literary Luminaries Author, Sue Freeman Culverhouse, to hold book signing at APSU November 12th
Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, staff writer for Clarksvilleonline.com, has just released her new book, Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013).
Already receiving rave reviews, Tennessee Literary Luminaries encompasses the biographies of 11 Tennessee authors: Robert Penn Warren, Alex Haley, Cormac McCarthy, William Gay, Peter Taylor, Eleanor Ross Taylor, Alice Randall, A. Scott Pearson, Bud Willis, Amy Greene and Marshall Chapman.
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University biology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.
Dr. Carol Baskauf, APSU professor of biology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 7th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. She will talk about her work with Braun’s rock-cress, a federally endangered plant found only in Tennessee and Kentucky. The plant has an unusual distribution, with a 250-mile gap separating its Tennessee and Kentucky populations.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University first-year head coach Kirby Cannon and his Governors football team are looking forward to playing their first home game of the 2013 season, as well as getting into Ohio Valley Conference play, after ending the longest stretch of road games in school history.
Nashville, TN – Someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Heart disease and stroke make a huge impact on the health of Middle Tennessee – but the upcoming Heart Walk aims to make an even bigger impact by fighting back against the no. 1 and no. 4 killers of Americans.
The American Heart Association’s Greater Nashville Heart Walk will bring together more than 12,000 walkers at Vanderbilt University on Saturday, October 12th, 2013, in one of the largest non-competitive walks in all of Tennessee. The event is free and open to all, but fundraising and donations are encouraged.
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team would hang in with Southeastern Conference member Vanderbilt University of a quarter, but the Commodores would get their offense rolling in the second 12 minutes of play by scoring 35 second-quarter points on the way to a 38-3 victory over the Governors at Vanderbilt Stadium.
After being held to a field goal in the first quarter, Vanderbilt (1-1) would finally get into the end zone on its fourth drive of the night, going 76 yards on nine plays, with Brian Kimbrow plowing in from six yards out for the TD, with 12:50 left before intermission.
Nashville, TN – Senior offensive tackle Ben Stansfield was a preseason all-conference selection and Austin Peay State University was picked ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference at by a vote of the conference coaches and sports information directors announced July 22nd at the annual OVC Media Day.
Team Signups going on now
Nashville, TN – It’s Heart Walk time! Three months from now, the Greater Nashville Heart Walk will take place at Vanderbilt University on Saturday, October 12th, 2013. Team registration is open, and teams are encouraged to sign up and set their fundraising goals at www.nashvilleheartwalk.org. There is no registration fee.
The annual event is the largest single fundraiser for the American Heart Association, and funds go to vital research, public health programs and community education about the no. 1 killer of Americans, cardiovascular disease.
Clarksville, TN - Short in-state trips against major schools University of Memphis and Vanderbilt University balanced against an impressive mid-major corps of opponents will highlight the 2013-14 Austin Peay State University men’s basketball schedule, released July 10th.
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