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Austin Peay Governor’s Tennis defeats the SIU Edwardsville Cougars for second straight Ohio Valley Conference win

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team won its second straight Ohio Valley Conference match, Saturday, defeating SIU Edwardsville, 7-0.

The Govs won the doubles point for the second straight match, and went on to win all six singles matches.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Northeast High School’s Alex Poythress named Class AAA Mr. Basketball for 2012

 

Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA)Murfreesboro, TN – Alex Poythress from Northeast High School was named Mr. Basketball in Class AAA for 2012. The other two finalists were Cameron Golden from Ridgeway High School and Jajuan Johnson from Southwind High School.

From Clarksville, TN, Poythress is a 6’8”, senior, small forward.  He is a three year starter for the Eagles who averages 30.1 points, 11.1 rebounds, 4.3 blocks, 2.0 assists, and 1.5 steals per game.  He shoots 67% from the field, 38% from three-point range, and 77% from the free throw line.

Alex Poythress named Class AAA Mr. Basketball for 2012

Alex Poythress named Class AAA Mr. Basketball for 2012

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball see the SIU Edwardsville Cougars pull away late in Ohio Valley Conference loss

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Softball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsEdwardsville, IL – A four-run sixth inning proved to be too much to overcome Saturday, as Austin Peay State University’s softball team is still looking for its first Ohio Valley Conference win of the years after a 6-1 loss to SIU Edwardsville.

Freshman Laurel Burroughs picked up her first college hit Saturday, a double, in the loss to SIUE. Austin Peay Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Freshman Laurel Burroughs picked up her first college hit Saturday, a double, in the loss to SIUE. Austin Peay Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police receive Suspicious Package call that turns out to be Sand in a Suitcase

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On March 16th, 2012, around 9:18, Clarksville Police responded to a suspicious package call at 542 Aurelia Lynn. The resident had went to throw out the trash and noticed a piece of luggage in the trashcan.

It was a hard-shell case that had holes drilled in it, four wires coming out of the holes, and electrical tape around the wires where they came out of the case. The wires ran down into the can and the other ends of the wires were not visible. There was a small piece of metal under one of the latches that appeared to be holding it from closing completely. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball ends losing streak with 7-2 win over the Ohio State Buckeyes

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsColumbus, OH – Following his team’s Friday loss Austin Peay State University head baseball coach Gary McClure emphasized the need for his team to do the little things if they wanted to win. The Govs did all the little things right in a five-run 10th inning that catapulted them to a 7-2 victory against Ohio State, Saturday afternoon at Bill Davis Stadium.

Senior reliever Mike Hebert threw 2.2 scoreless innings for the win in the Govs 10-inning victory at Ohio State, Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Senior reliever Mike Hebert threw 2.2 scoreless innings for the win in the Govs 10-inning victory at Ohio State, Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital completes review of records for unreported Rabies Exposure

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff members have completed a 100-percent review of all Post Deployment Health Assessments and Post Deployment Health Reassessments forms processed since September 1st, 2011. These assessments are given to all Soldiers to determine their medical readiness.

The Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, directed all five regional Army medical commands to conduct the records review after a Soldier self-reported in October 2011 a feral dog bite that had happened while he was deployed. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police release Missing Juvenile Update

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department continues to look for Sierra Nicole Simpson. There have been several Sierra sightings, but each time we followed-up on the information, she was not at that location.

There have been two Child is Missing Reverse 911 alerts in the areas where she was spotted. Clarksville Police have followed up on the numerous calls that were received.

Sierra Nicole Simpson

Sierra Nicole Simpson

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First 911 call center connects to Tennessee’s Next Generation 911 Network

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – Tennessee’s Next Generation 911 (NG911) network has been connected to its first 911 call center. The initial connection, in Brentwood Tennessee, begins a process that will connect 911 centers across the state to one of the nation’s first statewide, Internet Protocol (IP)-enabled 911 networks.

“This is digital 911,” said Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB) Chair Randy Porter. “It’s a major stepping stone toward a state-of-the-art network that will improve public safety. NG911 will replace the analog network and increase the reliability of the 911 system. The statewide deployment will provide all Tennessee citizens with a more responsive emergency communications system that will offer improved function in the case of disaster.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Guenette Arts and Crafts Center holds Drawing 101 for Kids

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Does your child like to draw?  Do they doodle on everything?  Guenette Arts and Crafts Center is offering a Drawing 101 for Kids class on March 17th from 11:00am until 12:00pm.

The class is open to ages 8 and above and the cost is only $5.00. Sign your child up and let Guenette help them turn their love for drawing into a talent they can use for the rest of their life.

For registration or more information call Guenette Arts & Crafts Center at 270.798.6693.

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American Heart Association reports Cool hands may be the key to increasing exercise capacity

 

American Heart AssociationSan Diego, CA – Cooling the palms of the hands while working out could help you stick with a physical activity program, according to a small study presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Scientific Sessions.

In the study, obese women who exercised while using the AvaCore Rapid Thermal Exchange (RTX palm cooling device) improved their exercise tolerance and cardiovascular fitness. «Read the rest of this article»

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