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Weikard’s match gives Lady Govs win against Murray State

 

APSU Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMurray, KY – Sophomore Carolin Weikard won a three-set match at No. 2 singles to clinch a 4-3 win for Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team in Ohio Valley Conference action, Tuesday, at Murray State.

After dropping the first set in match controlled by her opponent, Weikard adapted for the second set and found a way to win. Much like the OVC Tournament final, last season, Weikard battled in the deciding match. She would defeat Murray State’s Ashley Canty to help the Lady Govs move closer to this season’s conference tournament.

Carolin Weikard won a three-set match to clinch a 4-3 win for Austin Peay State University women's tennis team.

Carolin Weikard won a three-set match to clinch a 4-3 win for Austin Peay State University women's tennis team.

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Lady Govs golf finishes tied for fourth at Belmont

 

APSU Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsOld Hickory, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team finished in a fourth-place tie with Tennessee Tech at the weather-shortened Belmont Invitational, concluded Tuesday at Old Hickory Country Club.

After playing nine holes, Monday, before storms interrupted the competition, the tourney was reduced to 18 holes, with the final nine holes being completed Tuesday afternoon.

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

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

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Tennessee Celebrates First Year of Race to the Top

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Time flies when you are making progress. Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Education commemorated the first anniversary of Tennessee’s Race to the Top win at an education roundtable discussion today.

Key stakeholders in winning and executing Tennessee’s First to the Top plan participated in the discussion by taking stock of the great progress Tennessee has made and recognizing the work yet to be done for the children of Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs to face nationally-ranked Kentucky in home twinbill

 

APSU Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will face one of the hottest teams in the Southeastern Conference, Wednesday afternoon, as the No. 18 Kentucky Wildcats come to Lady Govs Field for a 5:00pm doubleheader.

It will be the second meeting all-time between the two schools on the softball diamond, the first coming last season with the Lady Wildcats sweeping a doubleheader in Lexington, KY.

APSU Women's Softball at Lady Govs Field, Clarksville TN.

APSU Women's Softball at Lady Govs Field, Clarksville TN.

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Annual Science Fair A Big Success For Students

 

Clarksville Department of ElectricityClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Department of Electricity is proud to be a part of another very successful science fair for Clarksville-Montgomery County students. CDE and Austin Peay State University have co-sponsor the Montgomery County Science Fair each year since it began in 1993.

2011 Montgomery County Science Fair School Winner is Sango Elementary.

2011 Montgomery County Science Fair School Winner is Sango Elementary.

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Fort Defiance Walking Trails to Close Wednesday

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance walking trails will be closed to the public Wednesday, April 6th, to be resurfaced.

The trails will re-open to the public on Thursday, April 7th, just in time for a ribbon-cutting ceremony that day, followed by weekend grand opening activities at Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center that is planned for this weekend.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Man Alleging Sexual Assault Filed a False Report

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On April 4th, 2011, around 8:25pm, officers were called to investigate an alleged sexual assault which had already occurred. 

According to the victim, Gregory Shearer, a gun was pointed at him and he was forced to have sexual relations at various locations around Clarksville.

Gregory Shearer

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Library Card Drive Kicks Off on April 9th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is driving for more library card holders. Its campaign “Where Books Are Just The Beginning” challenges the public to sign up for a new library card or to dust off that old library card and visit the library to see what exciting services it can provide for free.

The library will kickoff this special event on Saturday, April 9th from 11:00am to 2:00pm with a showcase of library offerings along with special events including a variety of family-friendly games, and also a display of motorcycles from Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association in the parking lot. Door prize giveaways will be announced every half hour during the three-hour event.

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Sounds open 2011 Season on Thursday at Greer

 

Mayor Dean, Keni Thomas Highlight Opening Night Festivities

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds kick off their 2011 schedule at Greer Stadium this Thursday, April 7th with an eight-game homestand against the New Orleans Zephyrs and Oklahoma City RedHawks. The promotion-packed homestand will be highlighted by new family-friendly promotions and returning fan-favorites from 2010.

Nashville mayor Karl Dean will throw the season-opening ceremonial first pitch and American country music singer and former United States Army Ranger Keni Thomas will perform the national anthem prior to Thursday’s 7:05pm home opener against New Orleans, the Triple-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins. «Read the rest of this article»

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Friends of Dunbar Cave Mulching Day

 

Clarksville, TN – On April 9th, 8:30am come out to Dunbar Cave State Park and help the Friends of Dunbar Cave improve the trails by spreading mulch.

Bring water and gloves, rakes and wheelbarrows are also needed if you have them.

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