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Lady Govs unable to recover from cold start in loss to Tennessee Tech

 

APSU Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team got off to a cold start and could not recover, dropping a 65-56 decision to Tennessee Tech in the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship’s semifinal round, Friday afternoon, at Municipal Auditorium.

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 12 points in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee Tech, Friday.

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 12 points in the Lady Govs loss to Tennessee Tech, Friday.

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USAA and MWR Spring Fling March Family Event

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – With spring right around the corner come welcome it with a “Spring Fling” at the USAA and MWR March Family Event. Enjoy free crafts and Family fun at Sportsman’s Lodge on March 12th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. There is no cost to participate in the fun to be had by all.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Thank you to our sponsors USAA, Bank of America, and Mathews Nissan for making this event possible. Mentioning of sponsors does not imply Government endorsement.

For more information about the USAA and MWR Spring Fling March Family Event, please call Family and MWR Public Relations Office at 270-798-7535.

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Wind and rust wear on Golf Govs at USF Invite

 

APSU Men’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team got off to a rough start in its season-opening tournament, the USF Invitational played at Lake Jovita Golf Club.

The Govs shot an opening-round 315 and sits in 20th, 41 strokes off the tournament’s early leader, Middle Tennessee. Jacksonville State, the only other Ohio Valley Conference school in the event, is t-9th after an opening-round 293.

APSU Men's Golf. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Golf. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Mazda Recalls Certain Model Year 2009-2010 Mazda6 Vehicles

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Mazda is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Mazda6 vehicles manufactured from April 8th, 2008, through February 8th, 2010. A certain type of spider may weave a web in the evaporative canister vent line and this may cause a restriction in the line. If this occurs, the fuel tank pressure may become excessively negative when the emission control system works to purge the vapors from the canister.

As the canister is purged repeatedly during normal operation, the stress on the fuel tank may eventually result in a crack, potentially leading to fuel leakage and an increased risk of fire. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bat Govs drop opener to Eastern Michigan in extra innings

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team dropped the opener against Eastern Michigan, 16-15, in dramatic extra-inning fashion.

After sophomore Cody Hudson hit a three-run, eighth-inning, home run to tie the game at 11-all, the Govs turned around and gave up five runs to the Eagles in the 10th inning. That set up another Govs rally in the bottom of the 10th, but despite plating four runs and loading the bases, APSU couldn’t push across the tying run.

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

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

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Bolda’s complete game earns Lady Govs a split on Day 1 of Buzz Classic

 

APSU Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsWoodstock, GA – Austin Peay’s softball team got a complete-game pitching effort from junior Ashley Bolda, to end a seven-game losing streak, on Friday afternoon in the opening day of the Georgia Tech Buzz Classic defeating Alabama State 8-1 – after dropping it opener to Mercer 8-0.

Bolda, who was making her second start of the season for Austin Peay (3-12), was in control right from the beginning in scattered eight hits, while striking out five and walking one, as she threw first-pitch strikes to 20 of the 28 hitters she faced and only went to 2-0 counts to  just three batters.

Junior Ashley Bolda pitched a complete game in win against Alabama State. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Junior Ashley Bolda pitched a complete game in win against Alabama State. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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AACC at APSU to hold Purses and Pleasantries fundraiser this month

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In observance of Women’s History Month, the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at Austin Peay State University will hold the annual Purses and Pleasantries event this month.

This year, women are encouraged to donate up to five new or slightly used purses, as well as business attire, from March 7th-18th.

The purses then will be on display in the African American Cultural Center, located in the Clement Building on the main campus, for a silent auction beginning March 21st and ending March 29th. Anyone may make bids on the purses that interest them. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs tennis drops non-conference match at Southern Illinois

 

APSU Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team dropped a closely contested, 4-3, match at Southern Illinois, Saturday.

It was the Lady Govs third-straight non-conference road loss after falling at Xavier and Miami (Ohio). It also was the second-straight non-conference loss for junior Vanja Tomic.

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

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

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Man on Bicycle Run Over by Hit and Run Driver

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Around 2:26pm, a 23 year old man riding a bicycle was struck by a hit and run driver in the area of 1150 Madison Street.

Richard Timothy Smith, 23, of Cumberland Furnace was hit on  Madison Street, by a white full sized extended cab pickup, driven by an unknown driver.

A man riding a bicycle was stuck by a hit and run driver in Clarksville, TN.

A man riding a bicycle was stuck by a hit and run driver in Clarksville, TN.

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IRS Debunks Frivolous Tax Arguments

 

Internal Revenue Service - IRSWashington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service today released the 2011 version of its discussion and rebuttal of many of the more common frivolous arguments made by individuals and groups that oppose compliance with federal tax laws.

Anyone who contemplates arguing on legal grounds against paying their fair share of taxes should first read the 84-page document, The Truth About Frivolous Tax Arguments. «Read the rest of this article»

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