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Govs head to Arkansas State seeking to steady ship

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJonesboro, AR – Austin Peay’s baseball team begins a long stretch away from home when it meets Sun Belt Conference member Arkansas State in a three-game weekend series, beginning with a 6:00pm, Friday contest at Tomlinson Stadium. The two squads will play a 4:00pm, Saturday contest followed by a 1:00pm, Sunday series finale.

The Govs (7-4) have stumbled in their last four games, posting a 3-4 mark. All aspects of Austin Peay’s attach have struggled during the stretch. The offense is batting just .297 but still averaging 7.9 runs per game. The Govs pitchers are surrendering a 5.84 ERA but of more concern is their collective 7.3 walks per game they have issued during the stretch.

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

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

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Traditional and roth IRA limits and deadlines

 

Raymond James Clarksville, TN – The deadline to make a 2010 IRA contribution is April 18th, 2011. The contribution limit is $5,000.00 for individuals under age 50 and $6,000.00 for individuals over age 50. The same limits are in place for 2011 IRA contributions.

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources considered reliable, but we do not guarantee that the foregoing material is accurate or complete.

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Lady Govs golf in second place after Day One of El Diablo

 

APSU Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCitrus Springs, FL – Chelsea Harris shot a two-over 74, Thursday, to help propel Austin Peay State University women’s golf team to second place after Day One of the EKU El Diablo Intercollegiate, being played at the at the El Diablo Golf and Country Club.

Despite an early morning rain delay, the Lady Govs shot a 313 on the par-72, 5,902-yard layout, leaving them just three strokes behind host and Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Kentucky. Florida Atlantic is in third (315) while Barry (320) is fourth in the seven-team tournament.

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

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

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Final Mile in the Walk to Afghanistan

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Has it already been a year since the kick off of the Walk to Afghanistan began? It is amazing how time flies when you are walking 7,230 miles as a team or 1,445 miles individually.

Join Family and MWR Sports and Fitness as they invite all the participants to walk the final mile in this year long journey on March 26th. The walk begins at 9:00am with give-a-ways and awards given at 9:30am. If you participated in a team please ensure you have turned in your team’s recorded miles by March 18th.

For more information about the Final Mile in the Walk to Afghanistan, please call the Sports and Fitness Office at 270-798-3320.

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Sunbeam Products Recalls Wine Openers Due to Laceration Hazard

 

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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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Outdoor track and field starts at Coastal Carolina Invite

 

APSU Track and Field

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team begins the outdoor season, Friday, at the Coastal Carolina Invitational.

The meet begins at 10:00am, Friday, with the weight throws followed by the relays and long-distance races. Saturday’s slate kicks off at 7:00am, with the remaining field events while the track events continue at 9:00am.

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell Soldier killed by IED device while on patrol

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died of wounds after being struck by an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol March 9th near Haji Rahmuddin, Afghanistan.

Corporal Loren Miles Buffalo, 20, of Mountain Pine, AR was a Cavalry Scout assigned to Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in May 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in October 2009. «Read the rest of this article»

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Weekend matches culminate Spring Break week for APSU tennis

 

APSU Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University tennis teams will see its spring break trip come to fruition with a pair of weekend matches against South Alabama and BYU Hawaii, Friday and Saturday, respectively.

The Govs (7-2) have won their last four matches, most recently picking up a 6-1 win against Kennesaw State, Monday. With sophomores Henrique Norbiato and Sean Bailey – a pair of 2010 All-OVC picks – providing leadership, Austin Peay has elevated its doubles play tremendously.

APSU Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Afghan National Army assumes responsibility of Forward Operating Base Blessing

 

Written by U.S. Army Capt. Jonathan J. Springer
Task Force Bulldog Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBastogneKunar Province, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army took a major step toward responsibility for their country’s security when it assumed control of Forward Operating Base Blessing in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province March 4th.

Afghan soldiers now safeguard the Pech River Valley near the border with Pakistan – historically one of Kunar Province’s most volatile areas. Although FOB Blessing is not the first base transferred to the Afghan National Army, it is the largest in Regional Command-East transferred to date.

Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, take down the final American Flag to fly over FOB Blessing during a transfer of authority ceremony March 4th. U.S. and Afghan soldiers have lived together at FOB Blessing for the three years. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. Jonathan J. Springer, Task Force Bulldog Public Affairs)

Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, take down the final American Flag to fly over FOB Blessing during a transfer of authority ceremony March 4th. U.S. and Afghan soldiers have lived together at FOB Blessing for the three years. (Photo by U.S. Army Capt. Jonathan J. Springer, Task Force Bulldog Public Affairs)

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Porters Bluff Water Outage Scheduled

 

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and WaterClarksville, TN – A water outage is scheduled for Porters Bluff Road on Friday, March 11th, beginning at 8:00am for approximately 3 hours. Gas and Water construction workers will turn water off on Porters Bluff from Madison to Commerce Street and on both Trahern Circle and Trahern Lane for water meter replacement work. Surrounding residents may experience low water pressure during the outage.

Roads will be open to traffic.

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