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Austin Peay Governors Tennis lock up No. 2 seed in the Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Tournament with win over Morehead State Eagles

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMorehead, KY – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis earned the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Tournament, defeating Morehead State, 4-0, in the regular-season finale.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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American Heart Association reports Stroke risk considerably higher if sibling had stroke

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – If your brother or sister had a stroke, you may be at least 60 percent more likely to have one too, according to research reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.

The findings come from the first large study to examine the combined influence of age, gender and sibling history on stroke risk. The study focused on ischemic strokes, which are caused by blood vessel blockage that cuts off blood flow to part of the brain. Ischemic strokes are by far the most common type, striking almost 700,000 Americans annually. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Sounds beat New Orleans Zephyrs 3-2 On Sunday

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Reliever Jim Henderson provided the game-winning hit in the bottom of the 13th inning t0 lead the Nashville Sounds to a 3-2 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday afternoon at Greer Stadium.

Erick Almonte (2-for-4) crushed a one-out double off Sandy Rosario (0-1), moved to third on an infield groundout from Hainley Statia, and scored when Henderson lofted the game-winning base hit to left field. Henderson was previously was 3-for-19 (.158) in his career from behind the plate.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball down Murray State Thouroughbreds 13-2 with Cody Hudson walk-off

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Left fielder Cody Hudson drove a 0-2 pitch over the right-field wall and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team won in walk-off fashion for the second consecutive day, downing Murray State, 13-12 in 10 innings, Sunday afternoon in Ohio Valley Conference action at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Left fielder Cody Hudson's walk-off home run pushed the Govs past Murray State, 13-12 in 10 innings, Sunday afternoon. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Left fielder Cody Hudson's walk-off home run pushed the Govs past Murray State, 13-12 in 10 innings, Sunday afternoon. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell Shooting Suspect Apprehended

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier was apprehended early Saturday morning after a pursuit by Georgia State Police. The Soldier was wanted for questioning in connection with the death of his spouse earlier that evening.

According to a statement released by the Georgia State Police, the Soldier sustained an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound, was apprehended and transported to a regional hospital. He is currently in critical condition. «Read the rest of this article»

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White Cloud Flushes the Competition in Consumer Reports’ Toilet Paper Ratings

 

Products with “green” claims prove weak; Plus, tips on how to choose and the latest brands to be downsized

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Balancing strength and softness is often the biggest challenge for toilet paper, but White Cloud 3-Ply Ultra Soft and Thick (Walmart)  proved that one product can have it all in Consumer Reports’ latest Ratings of toilet paper.

Twenty-five varieties of toilet papers were tested for strength, softness, tearing ease and disintegration and products with “green” claims often made trade-offs between these features. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s 4th Brigade Combat Team “Whiskey Company” gets visit from Army Chief of Staff General Raymond T. Odierno

 

Video by Spc. Bradley Parrish
4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe Currahees

Fort Campbell, KY – Chief of Staff of the Army General Raymond T. Odierno visits Whiskey Company, 2nd Batallion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team Soldiers during a training exercise at the Cassidy Mount range.

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American Sociological Association president to speak at APSU

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The president of the American Sociological Association will be a featured speaker next week at Austin Peay State University.

Erik Olin Wright, who also serves as the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, will speak at 4:00pm, Monday, April 16th in the McCord Building, Room 209.

Erik Olin Wright

Erik Olin Wright

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The Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of April 15th, 2012

 

Weekly Market Snapshot

Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment Services

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment Services

The stock market began the week with a (negative) reaction to the March Employment Report (which was softer than expected, but not terrible). Worries about Europe and global growth also weighed against market sentiment – the fear subsided a bit on Wednesday and Thursday, but appeared to return on Friday. Fed officials suggest that monetary policy was conditional on how the economy develops – although no action is expected anytime soon.

The economic data remained consistent with moderate growth and moderate inflation. As expected, the seasonal adjustment dampened the impact of higher gasoline prices in the Consumer Price Index. The core CPI rose 2.3% y/y. The Fed’s Beige Book noted “modest to moderate” economic growth. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police reports early morning Crash sends Two to Vanderbilt

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On April 15th, 2012, around 4:00am, a 19 year old female was driving a 2002 VW Jetta south on North Second Street, passed Riverside Drive, and for an undetermined reason, hit the concrete median, crossed into the northbound lanes of North Second Street, left the roadway and crashed into a pole on the lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken, 708 North Second Street.

The vehicle occupants had to be extricated from the vehicle.

A 2002 VW Jetta crashed into a pole on the lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken on North Second Street early Sunday Morning. (Photo by CPD)

A 2002 VW Jetta crashed into a pole on the lot of Kentucky Fried Chicken on North Second Street early Sunday Morning. (Photo by CPD)

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