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APSU Governors Football falls at Southern Miss Golden Eagles, 52-6

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUHattiesburg, MS – Austin Peay State University football team came out strong against FBS foe Southern Miss, Saturday, from M.M. Roberts Stadium but the talent and depth of the Golden Eagles proved to be too much as the Govs fell 52-6.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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Deployed Fort Campbell Rakkasan troops compete for Soldier/NCO of the Year in eastern Afghanistan

 

Written by Capt. Charles Emmons
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad, Afghanistan – Junior Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, competed at Operational Base Fenty, September 5th, 2015, for the title of Train, Advise, Assist, Command-East’s Soldier and NCO of the Year.

A total of six Soldiers, who previously qualified through a quarterly competition, participated in several activities. After the completion of the events, Sgt. Alexandro Garcia and Spc. Steven Byone were declared the winners.

Sgt. Alexandro Garcia, 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, fires his M4 rifle during a stress shoot as part of the Train, Advise, Assist, Command-East Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition in eastern Afghanistan, Aug. 5, 2015. (Capt. Charles Emmons, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Sgt. Alexandro Garcia, 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, fires his M4 rifle during a stress shoot as part of the Train, Advise, Assist, Command-East Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition in eastern Afghanistan, Aug. 5, 2015. (Capt. Charles Emmons, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball’s Samantha Strother gets double-double in win over UAB Blazers

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUChattanooga, TN – Senior outside hitter Samantha Strother‘s 12-kill, 14-dig effort helped Austin Peay State University post its first-ever win against UAB in a three-set (25-15, 25-22, 28-26) victory, Saturday morning at the Scenic City Showdown at Maclellan Gym.

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

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta brings excitement to Festival

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Truly one of the most unique, fun, events at Clarksville’s Riverfest is the Regatta boat race. Unlike other boat races, participants in the Regatta compete in boats made from cardboard, plastic bottles and other approved materials.

The race kicked off at 10:00am at the McGregor boat dock. Competitors raced 100 yards on the Cumberland River to the finish line.

Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta took place today on the Cumberland River.

Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta took place today on the Cumberland River.

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Discover Scuba Diving at Clarksville’s Riverfest

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – If you have ever wondered what it would be like to scuba dive, then here is your chance. Waterdogs Scuba and Safety has partnered with the National Diving Education Association to bring the “Be A Diver” program to Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration Saturday.

The “Be A Diver” program will let you try scuba diving under the direction of professional scuba instructors. You will learn how to use scuba gear in shallow water and experience what it’s like to breath underwater.

Try scuba diving at Riverfest today.

Try scuba diving at Riverfest today.

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Soccer scores seven goals in win over Western Illinois

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time since 2011, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team scored seven goals in a single match, leading to a 7-1 victory against Western Illinois, Friday, at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

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

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Riverfest continues Saturday with featured artist Charles Esten

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest Celebration continues Saturday at McGregor Park. The entertainment begins at 10:00am Saturday, September 12th. The Miller Lite stage will feature David Perez, Cole Washburn, and a host of other country artists.

On the Riverbend stage, watch as local dance academies strut their stuff followed by a Step Show hosted by Daymar Institute.

"Nashville" star Charles Esten headlines Riverfest tonight.

“Nashville” star Charles Esten headlines Riverfest tonight.

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APSU Cross Country teams fight through fatigue at Powerade Invitational

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams faced a difficult meet Friday at the Powerade Invitational. Despite having little rest after last Saturday’s meet, both teams came in prepared to run hard and achieved their objectives, with the men finishing third overall and the women’s team posting a fourth-place showing.

On the men’s side, Martin Rejman (15:36.24) and Wesley Gray (15:51.96) both broke the 16 minute mark for the men’s 5K. Rejman placed seventh overall out of 42 runners from six teams. Wesley came in close behind in ninth place.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Early afternoon rain doesn’t dampen Friday nights Riverfest

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – The rain Friday afternoon dissipated, the sun came out and dried off the banks of the Cumberland river. Rain delayed the start of Riverfest, but once it started, it was with a bang.

Those in attendance were welcomed by the sounds of different musical acts on three stages at McGregor Park. Besides the music, there were activities for the family, food, vendors and more.

Serieux: A Temptations Revue closed out Friday nights Riverfest Festival.

Serieux: A Temptations Revue closed out Friday nights Riverfest Festival.

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