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Govs begin seven-game road trip at Illinois State

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNormal, IL – Austin Peay’s baseball team begins a seven-game road trip when it heads north to meet Illinois State in a three-game weekend series. The weekend gets underway with a 3:00pm, Friday contest followed by a 2:00pm, Saturday outing before wrapping up with a 1:00pm, Sunday matchup.

The Govs (8-7) have stumbled in their last 11 games, posting a 4-7 mark. Despite the rough stretch, Austin Peay has put a scare into strong opponents, losing a 5-4 contest at nationally-ranked Mississippi, March 1st, and a 5-3 decision to Tennessee, Wednesday.

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

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

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Task Force Currahee leaders attend peace shura

 

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

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan – Command leaders from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division and Paktika Province’s Governor, Moheebullah Samim attended a peace shura March 12th at the Waza Khwah District Center.

The peace shura was in response to a tragedy March 6th where insurgents planted an improvised explosive device in a highly travelled road killing 15 villagers, including women and children, from the Terwa and Waza Khwah area.

The governor of Paktika Province, Moheebullah Samim, addresses elders and tribesmen from the Terwa and Waza Khwah area at a peace shura March 12th at the Waza Khwah District Center. He encouraged those present to work together to keep their families and homes safe. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly K. Menzies, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

The governor of Paktika Province, Moheebullah Samim, addresses elders and tribesmen from the Terwa and Waza Khwah area at a peace shura March 12th at the Waza Khwah District Center. He encouraged those present to work together to keep their families and homes safe. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly K. Menzies, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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Morehead State upsets No. 4 Louisville

 

Courtesy: Ohio Valley Conference
Morehead State Earns OVC’s Third NCAA Tournament Win in as Many Years 

Ohio Valley ConferenceDenver, CO – On the verge of seeing his unheralded, 13th-seeded Morehead State program turn into something much more impressive, the coach could have called a play for his NBA-bound center or his guard who couldn’t miss.

Instead, he decided to go with a dream.

Executing a play that came to his coach the night before, Morehead State’s Demonte Harper dribbled patiently and watched the clock tick down. Then, he stepped up behind the 3-point line and swished the shot with 4.2 seconds left Thursday for a 62-61 victory over No. 4 Louisville and the first big upset of the NCAA tournament.

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Tennis Govs head north to resume OVC play

 

APSU Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team is set to resume Ohio Valley Conference play with a 2:00pm, Friday match at Eastern Kentucky, followed by a 2:00pm, Saturday match at Morehead State.

The Govs have one of the OVC’s youngest teams, led by a pair of sophomores in Sean Bailey and Henrique Norbaito. Not only were the two sophomores both ranked in the league’s preseason top-10, they opened the season with nine-straight doubles wins at the Govs top spot. It has been their strong play that has led to Austin Peay’s rejuvenation in doubles.

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

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

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Pogo Sticks Recalled by Bravo Sports Due to Risk of Serious Injury

 

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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OVC tennis continues for Lady Govs with Kentucky swing

 

APSU Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Ohio Valley Conference play continues for Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team when its the road for a pair of league matches this weekend, beginning with a 10:00am, Friday match at Eastern Kentucky, followed by a 10:00am, Saturday match at Morehead State.

As the defending OVC champions, the pressure is on the Lady Govs, especially with returning OVC Player of the Year Vanja Tomic and Freshman of the Year Carolin Weikard holding down the top two spots. However, injuries have taken their toll on the Lady Govs, leaving the team without a No. 6 player and no No. 3 doubles team.

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

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

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Campbell Crossing Zero Energy Homes Awarded Sustainable Project of the Year

 

Middle Tennessee Branch of the Associated General Contractors Honors Campbell Crossing

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – The Middle Tennessee Branch of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) recently awarded Campbell Crossing’s Zero Energy Homes project as Sustainable Project of the Year.

The Lend Lease Campbell Crossing Project team at Fort Campbell, KY received the Platinum Award for the Zero Energy Homes (ZEH) completed in October 2010. The award was presented as part of the “Build Tennessee” Awards to recognize firms for their excellence in serving the construction community of Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Brandon Hills Heritage Youth Garden-Spring Planting

 

Volunteers Needed

UT Extension OfficeMontgomery County, TN – The Brandon Hills Heritage Youth Garden Spring Planting will be Saturday March 19th at 1:00pm. The garden is located on the corner of Commerce Street and Glenn Street in 2 empty lots. Take Madison Street to 12th Street (turn by the funeral home) and follow it back into the neighborhood. 12th Street turns into Glenn; when you come to a 4-way stop you will be at Glenn and Commerce and the garden is off to the right.

Dress to work!  Bring gloves and other gardening tools (mark your tools so they don’t get mixed up or lost).

We will plant cool-season crops (transplants & seeds). I also need someone who can till up two large areas (they have a tiller).

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Obi named CIAF APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Chiamaka ObiClarksville, TN – Senior Chiamaka Obi, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The Clarksville native began the outdoor season as one of the top performers at the Coastal Carolina Invitational.

Obi, won the 400-meter dash with time of 55.47. A time faster than any of her times from last season. The senior continued to impress finishing eighth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.52. «Read the rest of this article»

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First Time Military Homebuyer Seminar

 

Know Before You File: Special Treatment for Military First-Time Home-buyers

H&R BlockClarksville, TN – H&R Block has teamed up with local real estate company; Reliant Realty, to offer a free Informational Seminar for First Time Military Home-buyers.

Topics to be covered will be First-time Home-buyer Tax Extension, Why the Home-buyer Credit Exception is important, and an overview of the home buying process for Veterans and information on VA Home Loans.

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