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Fraley leads Governors to victory against Tennessee State

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – John Fraley scored a career-high 21 points, grabbed four rebounds and blocked four shots to lead Austin Peay State University to a 79-64 victory, Saturday night, in Ohio Valley Conference action in Dave Aaron Arena.

The victory snapped the Governors two-game losing streak and improved them to 16-11 overall and 10-5 in the OVC. Tennessee State, meanwhile, lost its second-straight game and fifth in the last six games to fall to 11-14 overall and 8-7 in the OVC.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

APSU Men's Basketball. (Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

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Lady Govs hold off Tigers

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team nearly squandered a 20-point second half lead but held on to record a 74-66 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Tennessee State, Saturday night at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (10-16, 9-5 OVC) built a 20-point lead, 58-38, just past the second half’s midway point. The Lady Govs outscored the Lady Tigers 24-12 over the opening 10-plus minutes.

Tennessee State (7-18, 3-11) slashed that lead in half in less than two minutes, scoring the game’s next 10 points and trailed by 10 points, 58-48, with 7:49 remaining.

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 17 points in the Lady Govs victory against Tennessee State, Saturday. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 17 points in the Lady Govs victory against Tennessee State, Saturday. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Currahees add to their Weapons Arsenal

 

Written by By U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly K. Menzies
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan – Currahee Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, began incorporating the M67 90mm recoilless rifle into their squads February 10th.

“We chose to utilize the 90mm because we wanted a high-volume fire power weapon that would provide low collateral damage,” said U.S. Army Lt. Col. Robert B. Fouche of Columbus, GA, executive officer for 4th BCT, 101st Abn. Div.

U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion and 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, familiarize themselves with the M67 90mm recoilless rifle by firing the weapon at a Forward Operating Base Orgun-E range Jan. 27th. The Soldiers fired roughly 150 rounds of 90mm ammunition. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan J. Hyman, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101 Airborne Division)

U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion and 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, familiarize themselves with the M67 90mm recoilless rifle by firing the weapon at a Forward Operating Base Orgun-E range Jan. 27th. The Soldiers fired roughly 150 rounds of 90mm ammunition. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan J. Hyman, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101 Airborne Division)

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Lady Govs soccer adds four to 2011 roster

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team addressed issues with depth in signing four players to National Letters of Intent, head coach Kelley Guth announced Friday.

Frankie Carbajal, of Jackson; Bianca Melito, of Dallas, Texas; Claire Pultz, of Albuquerque, NM; and Taylor VanWagner of Knoxville will join the Lady Govs 2011 pursuit of a Ohio Valley Conference title.

Carbajal, a 5-3 midfielder/forward, scored 54 goals and had 29 assists at Trinity Christian Academy. She was named all-district four times, all-region twice and was her team’s Most Valuable Offensive Player four times. Carbajal, who had eight hat tricks in her final two years, also was a two-time Jackson Sun All-West Tennessee Selection. She played club soccer with the 93 Lady Lobos, of Collierville, for four years as well.

Lady Govs Soccer - (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs Soccer - (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Army Community Service offers “Military Saves Week”

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Army Community Service Financial Readiness Program encourages all Soldiers and Families to participate in Military Saves Week 2011.

Activities and presentations will be offered from February 22nd through February 25th to encourage our military community to save, build wealth and avoid the downward spiral of debt.

Learning and establishing positive money management habits will contribute to personal financial readiness and overall mission readiness. «Read the rest of this article»

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Humane Society seeks Pet Articles

 

Humane Society of Clarksville – Montgomery County (HSCMC)Clarksville, TN – The Humane Society is looking for articles and photos for the Pet Gazette, a publication of the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County, which will be available for free at locations throughout Clarksville and Fort Campbell for a one-year period! 

If you would like to be featured in this publication, please limit all contributions to 300 words. Photos (minimum 300DPI) are welcome to accompany articles or as standalones with fun or educational taglines, too. If you submitted articles to us previously, please resend for consideration in this publication as well! «Read the rest of this article»

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Hoover Recalls WindTunnel Canister Vacuums Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

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Hanley named CIAF APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Whitney Hanley, a junior on the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Whitney HanleyHanley led the Lady Govs to a pair of Ohio Valley Conference wins during the week; a 69-61 win over second-place UT Martin and a 69-59 win against rival Murray State. She averaged 18.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 4.0 assists while also blocking five shots in two games.

The 5-8 guard filled up the box score in both wins. Against UT Martin, she had an 18-point, 10-rebound double-double, along with five assists, three blocks and two steals. Against Murray State, Hanley had 19 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two blocks. «Read the rest of this article»

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Aviation crew’s selfless service saves lives

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda Jo Brown
Task Force Phoenix

Regional Command East - Combined Joint Task Force - 101Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan – The DUSTOFF Association’s motto is “dedicated, unhesitating support to our fighting forces.”  This Task Force Phoenix MEDEVAC Company displays this support every day in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Company C DUSTOFF, Task Force Phoenix, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, had displayed their duty, selfless service, and personal courage February 3rd when they evacuated a wounded Soldier from an area under fire from the enemy.

Soldiers in Company C DUSTOFF, Task Force Phoenix, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, TF Falcon, remove a patient from a UH-60 Blackhawk medevac helicopter at Jalalabad Airfield February 3rd. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Wilson, Company C DUSTOFF)

Soldiers in Company C DUSTOFF, Task Force Phoenix, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, TF Falcon, remove a patient from a UH-60 Blackhawk medevac helicopter at Jalalabad Airfield February 3rd. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Wilson, Company C DUSTOFF)

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Pagan seals Govs tennis win at No. 6 singles

 

APSU Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Freshman Joao Pagan showed great poise in wrapping up the game-winning match in the Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team’s 4-3 win against Southern Illinois, Friday.

With the match knotted at 3-3, Pagan’s match at No. 6 became the decider in what was a highly competitive match between the Govs and Salukis. Austin Peay won the doubles point, but Southern Illinois had evened the match with three singles wins. With the weight of the match on his shoulders, Pagan navigated his way to a straight-set win.

APSU Men's Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Men's Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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