APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball
Cape Girardeau, MO – Two blocked shots and a tip in of a missed shot prevented Austin Peay State University from completing an improbable comeback, Thursday night.
Trailing by as much as 17 first-half points, Austin Peay rallied to take the lead but could not close out the comeback as Southeast Missouri ended the game on a 6-0 run to defeat the Governors, 65-60, in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Show Me Center.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s indoor track and field team begins its stretch run, Friday and Saturday, at East Tennessee’s Niswonger Invitational.
The Lady Govs enter the meet ranked in the Ohio Valley Conference’s Top 10 in nine different events, including Chantelle Grey’s top-ranked 800-meter run time along with Xiamar Richards second-ranked 5000-meter run time and Tanesha Campbell’s second-ranked shot put mark. Head coach Doug Molnar is looking to add to that list, this weekend.
Clarksville, TN – Booths and sponsorships are still available for the 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival, April 19th-21st, in Downtown Clarksville.
There are still openings for bands, artists, businesses, vendors and community volunteers who would like to participate in the event.
Rivers & Spires is a free festival that includes featured entertainment by Little Big Town (and more to be announced).
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Tennis
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team host Evansville, 5:00pm, Friday, at the Governors Indoor Tennis Center.
The Lady Govs have been tested by a pair of nationally recognized programs in Vanderbilt and Memphis to open the season. With a young and relatively new team, head coach Malik Tabet knows the experience needed to improve only comes through playing matches.
Clarksville, TN – The Pentagon announced today that it plans to trim the number of Army troops by 13 percent beginning in 2013. U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn calls this “Dangerous.”
“The number one priority of our government is to protect the American people from threats to our nation. It is extremely dangerous for President Obama to gut our nation’s defense when we all know it is already spread too thin,” Blackburn told Clarksville Online.
Earlier today, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he was seeking to reduce the number of active US Army soldiers from 570,000 in 2010, to 490,000 by 2017. Panetta proposed a $613 billion budget for the year starting in October-a $525 billion base spending plan and $88.4 billion for combat operations primarily in Afghanistan.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to locate Brandon Davone Rushing. He was reported missing on January 24th, 2012.
The last time Rushing was heard from was January 23rd, 2012 around 4:00pm. Family members, friends, and his fiancée have not seen or heard from him since that time, which is totally out of character and unusual for Rushing.
Austin Peay State University Hall of Fame to reach 100 members as Bailey, Haynes, Holt to be inducted Saturday
APSU Sports: APSU Hall of Fame
Clarksville, TN – Jay Bailey, an All-American running back who owns the school single-season rushing record; Ashley Haynes, the versatile forward who scored 1,000 points and grabbed 1,000 rebounds in her illustrious career, and Cheryl Holt, who led Austin Peay volleyball to 19 straight Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearances, including the 1991 tourney title, will be inducted into the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.
The 9:00am, induction ceremonies in the Dunn Center’s front lobby will see the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame grow to 107. The newest inductees and their families also will be honored during halftime ceremonies of APSU men’s basketball home contest against UT Martin.
Clarksville, TN – A Clarksville Police Department investigation which has been ongoing since July 2011, has resulted in two men being charged with 23 Counts of Burglary for thefts of catalytic converters.
Detective Raymond Colon has been investigating the thefts of catalytic converters from several areas around the city. Through the course of his investigation, he received information which lead him to Anthony Wilkins and Shaun Kuykendall as suspects in the catalytic converters thefts.
Fort Campbell to hold Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance Service Friday to kick off Black History Month
Fort Campbell, KY – On Friday, January 27th, 2012 from 9:00am-10:30am, Fort Campbell will hold a Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance service at the Glenn H. English Jr. Army Education Center on Fort Campbell KY.
This is a diversity and inclusion awareness seminar presented by the Fort Campbell Equal Opportunity Office in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month.
Fort Campbell EEO and Brian L. Johnson, Ph.D, with be the key note speaker and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Austin Peay State University. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Joshua Love
Nashville, TN – Mission Accomplished! Titans Cheerleaders Brintley, Jalanda, Jessi, Stormi, Tanzye, and Tennessee Titans Cheerleader Alumni and 2007 Pro Bowl Representative, Jennifer, have made it home safely after a weeklong goodwill trip visiting military bases in Kuwait.
Sponsored by the Morale, Wellness, and Recreation (MWR) department of the military and accompanied by Pro Sports MVP, the six ladies visited Camp Arifjan, Camp Virginia, Camp Buehring, Camp Morrell, Ali Al Salem Air Base (The Rock), and Camp Patriot. On each stop, our very own Titans Cheerleaders treated the troops to a one-hour variety show performance, which involved singing, dancing and interactive skits.
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