APSU Women’s Golf
Murray, KY – Sophomore Holly Batey, playing her young career’s best golf at Austin Peay State University, fired an 80, Tuesday afternoon to finish in a third-place tie in the rain-shortened NewWave Communications MSU Classic.
Meanwhile, the Lady Govs as a team finished third with a 326. Host Murray State won the event with a 317 followed by Western Illinois at 323. The tourney was shortened to 18 holes after Monday’s heavy rains.
APSU Women’s Basketball
Nashville, TN – A classic rivalry will open the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship when the fifth-seeded Austin Peay women’s basketball team meets eighth-seeded Murray State in a noon, Wednesday contest at Municipal Auditorium.
Along with a change in venue – a move up 5th street from Bridgestone Arena to Municipal Auditorium – the OVC Tournament will feature a change in format. This season’s tournament is a ladder-style format that rewards the top four teams in the regular-season race. Under this format the fifth through eighth seeds play an opening-round contest. The third and fourth seeds receive a single bye into the quarterfinals while the top two seeds receive a double bye into the semifinals.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Adult Literacy Council will be holding Adult Sign Language Classes beginning Tuesday, March 29th through Tuesday, May 31st at 430 Greenwood Avenue, Room 310, in the Greenwood Complex. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Men’s Basketball
Clarksville, TN – TyShwan Edmondson, Austin Peay State University’s junior guard who led the team in scoring 26 times in his first Governors season, has been named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference, as announced by the league office, Tuesday.
Edmondson, who transferred to APSU this season from Midland (Texas) College, also was named to the OVC All-Newcomer team. After leading the OVC in scoring for much of the season, his 17.6 points per game mark is just percentage points behind Morehead State’s Kenneth Faried entering the OVC tourney. He also is averaging 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 assist per games. His 58 steals lead the Govs.
Clarksville, TN – On February 27th, 2011, around 11:00pm, the 911 center received a call that a man had been robbed on Dominion drive by a man driving a dark colored SUV. The caller provided a tag number for the vehicle and direction of travel. When dispatchers tried to get the victim’s personal information, he hung up and could not be reached.
Officers quickly located and stopped the vehicle described by the alleged victim. After the driver got out of the vehicle, officers could smell an odor resembling marijuana. The driver, Dwayne Walker could not speak clearly and started coughing. As he coughed, he spit out a clear plastic baggy containing a green plant material, which field tested positive for the active ingredient in marijuana.
Clarksville, TN – The Chamber Singers, Austin Peay State University’s premiere choral ensemble, is hitting the road this week in order to bring high caliber performances to four communities in Tennessee and Kentucky.
“It’s a free concert, and it allows individuals in those communities to see and experience the fantastic music department at APSU,” Korre Foster, assistant professor of music at APSU and conductor of the ensemble, said. «Read the rest of this article»
Monday, March 1st, 2011
Clarksville, TN – Hietts Lane is closed to through traffic from Golf Club Lane to Vista Lane until 4:00pm this afternoon while Gas and Water construction workers replace a sewer service line.
Traffic will be detoured to Vista Lane, Paradise Hill Road and Golf Club Lane during the work.
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011, The LEAP Organization hosted a youth diversity potluck at the Emmanuel Family Life Center for the students enrolled in the LEAP Intern Program.
In the weeks leading up to the potluck students were broken up into groups and assigned various cultures to research and present interesting facts on. They also learned the importance of understanding cultural diversity and how it can impact them later on life.
Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County school bus 31-80 was struck in a multi-vehicle accident this morning. The bus, carrying about 60 students from Woodlawn Elementary, was traveling on Highway 79 when it was hit by another vehicle. Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
Three children, who are siblings, were transported to Gateway Medical Center as a precautionary measure. It was determined at the scene that there were no serious injuries. A fourth student was picked up at the scene by her mother. The remaining students were transported to school.
Fort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died February 27th, after his mounted patrol received small-arms and rocket propelled grenade fire in the Darah-Ye district, Kunar province, Afghanistan.
Specialist Brian Tabada, 21, of Las Vegas, Nev. was a Fire Support Specialist, also known as a “Fister,” assigned to Headquarters and headquarters company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
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