Nashville, TN – Titans quarterback Jake Locker is a finalist for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors for his two-touchdown performance in Tennessee’s 23-17 loss in Atlanta on Sunday.
With starting quarterback Matt Hasselbeck leaving the game in the second half with an elbow injury, Locker saw action for the third time this season and led two touchdown drives in three total series.
After taking the field with 2:57 on the clock in the third quarter, he threw an incompletion to Damian Williams and completed an eight-yard pass to Jared Cook. On his third play, he found Nate Washington for a 40-yard touchdown pass. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball
Bowling Green, OH – TyShwan Edmondson missed a potential game-tying running one hander with 1.3 seconds left as Austin Peay State University fell to 0-5 on the season as George Washington held off the Governors, 54-52, Tuesday, in the College Basketball Experience played at the Stroh Center.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Wildlife Management Area units 1 & 2 first come, first serve December deer permits will go on sale November 23rd at 8:00am (CDT).
Permits can be purchased at any TWRA license agent or through the internet at www.tnwildlife.org. Hunters who purchase the permit are reminded that they will need to retain their receipt. The receipt will serve as the permit. No phone sales will be accepted. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball
Louisville, KY – A determined Austin Peay State University women’s basketball went toe-to-toe with nationally-ranked Louisville for 30 minutes, but could not survive a second-half burst by the hosts and fell 78-60 in non-conference action, Tuesday, at the KFC Yum! Center.
Austin Peay (2-1) opened the second half with a 7-2 run, tying the game courtesy freshman Kristen Stainback’s three-pointer with 16:56 remaining. However, Louisville responded with the game’s next eight points before sophomore Nicole Olszewski made the Lady Govs next basket at the 15:16 mark to trail 44-38.
Austin Peay State University Library creates digital collection of student newspapers dating back to 1930
Clarksville, TN – What was the first day of basketball practice like for the Lady Govs way back in the fall of 1930? According to the November 26th edition of The All State, the student-run newspaper of Austin Peay Normal School, from that year, “Coach Jackson has started the old basketball grind with only a few of the 1929 squad back as candidates for their old positions on the team.”
If sports isn’t your thing, maybe you’re wondering what campus life was like at the then Austin Peay State College during World War II. In the March 19th, 1943, edition of The All State, students learned the disappointing news that there would be no spring break that year. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksvillle Gas and Water’s Fort Campbell Boulevard Customer Service Center Temporarily Closing for Building Maintenance
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water customer service centers located at 2015 Fort Campbell Boulevard and 2215 Madison Street will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 24th-25th.
Additionally, the Fort Campbell center will undergo building maintenance closing the parking lot and night deposit bill payment drop box on Friday, November 25th at 8:00am. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The man who spent “A Night With Saddam” has tossed his hat into the political ring. Dr. Mark Green, who authored the book describing the capture of Saddam Hussein and his subsequent medical care is planning to challenge State Senator Tim Barnes in the 2012 election.
“I was encouraged to run by Lt Governor Ron Ramsey” said Green. “I’ve seen many opportunities missed by the incumbent, and I want to represent the district and take advantage of those opportunities” according to Green.
In an exclusive interview with Clarksville Online, Doctor Green said “”The size of government and individual opportunity are inversely related. As government grows, individual opportunity plummets. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Football
Nashville, TN – Senior weak safety Amius Smith, of the Austin Peay State University football team, was named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference, while senior running back Ryan White was selected second-team, the league announced, Tuesday.
“These two guys have been good football players for us over the past four years,” head coach Rick Christophel said. “They’ve both been fun guys to coach and have been leaders for our program. I’m proud to see them getting recognized.”
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department will be out in force in an effort to improve traffic safety and reduce crashes. November 23rd, officers will be on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard focusing on aggressive, distracted driving, traffic, and seatbelts violations.
November 25th, commonly referred to as “Black Friday”, officers will expand the scope of their enforcement to include the area around St Bethlehem. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On November 19th, 2011, at the Harbor Café, the Women of Color Book Club honored local author Richard “Reason” Garrett. His 2nd novel titled, “Reality Check” was selected as the November book of the month and during their monthly meeting Richard was invited to participate as the featured author to sign books personally and answer questions about the novel.
The novel centers on the Hollow Point Clicc, a notorious crew from Clarksville, TN. It invites readers on a journey to discover that the “Game” can be played just as hard in small towns. Leaving the over saturated settings of New York, Cali, and ATL; HPC vividly portrays images ranging from the grit and the grime to the glamour and the glory of street life where only what is done for Christ will last.
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