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Brooklyn, NY – Down by as many as 15 points in the second half, the Vols had two chances to tie the game in the final 10 seconds, but were unable to connect in a tough 73-70 loss to George Washington at the Barclays Center Classic. Kevin Punter had a game-high 24 points while Devon Baulkman added 16 and Robert Hubbs III had 13 points.
The Colonials (6-0) advanced to the championship game, while the Vols (4-2) will turnaround and play in less than 13 hours against Nebraska at 12 Noon on Saturday.
Down 49-34 less than five minutes into the second half, Tennessee cut their deficit one point on a Baulkman 3-pointer with 1:55 left in regulation at 69-68.
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Mercedes Russell scored double-digit points for the fifth straight game, leading the Lady Vols with 12 points.
Knoxville, TN – The No. 4/5 Lady Vols held off a scrappy UAlbany team, 63-55, on Friday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena to improve to 5-0 for the second time under head coach Holly Warlick.
Tennessee used a balanced scoring attack to stay unbeaten on the year, as nine different players had points for the Lady Vols in the victory. Mercedes Russell led the team in scoring for the first time this season with 12 points. The redshirt sophomore center has now scored double-digit points in every game this season. Diamond DeShields added 11 points for her second straight game in double figures.
Austin Peay (2-4) vs. Samford (5-1)
Saturday, November 28th, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – With the turkey and dressing digested, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will put its modest two-game winning streak on the line when its plays host to scorching-hot Samford, 7:00pm, Saturday in Dave Aaron Arena.
The 2-4 Governors opened the week, Sunday, with its season’s first victory, a 91-76 road decision against Northern Colorado, before coming home Wednesday to down Oakland City, 83-55.
Conservation Reserve Program Sign-up to Be Held December 1st-February 26th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has been informed that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up will be held December 1st, 2015, through February 26th, 2016.
Through the program’s various targeted continuous CRP practices, the general and continuous program offerings will provide a much-needed habitat boost to recovering bobwhite quail along with other upland and wetland wildlife species. Vilsack also said that eligible existing program participants with contracts that expired September 30th, 2015, may be granted an option for a one-year extension. «Read the rest of this article»
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Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s second half charge was enough to tie the game but came up short in a 73-56 loss to host Vanderbilt, Friday afternoon, in the opening game of the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Classic at Memorial Gym.
Austin Peay (2-5) trailed by 12 points at halftime and by double digits for most of the third quarter as Vanderbilt responded to each charge.
Sumner County, TN – F&M Bank has hired Brian Jones as a Vice President and Commercial Lender for its Sumner County Markets.
“Brian has over twenty years of banking experience and his knowledge of the Hendersonville and White House area just adds strength to our presence here,” said Sammy Stuard, President and CEO of F&M Bank.
Brian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He has also completed coursework through the American Institute of Banking and is a graduate of the Tennessee Bankers Association’s Southeastern School of Commercial Lending.
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Honors Program continues its Honors Film Series when it presents “The Storm Makers” on Monday, November 30th at 7:00pm in the Honors Commons classroom.
Set in Southeast Asia, “The Storm Makers” centers on a young Cambodian woman, Aya, who was sold into forced labor at age 16 in Malaysia. Beaten and sexual assaulted while in captivity, Aya returns home, still poor, but with a child.
Clarksville’s Tilted Kilt to hold Contest November 30th to benefit Men’s Cancer Charities “For No Shave November”
Clarksville, TN – To wrap up the national “No Shave November” movement raising awareness for men’s cancers, Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery in Clarksville will host a “Sweet Beard Contest” on Monday, November 30th
The contest will be held during halftime of Monday Night Football at the pub.
Sponsored by Love, Blood, Ink Tattoo and RubADub Tubbs Beard Oil, the Kilt Girls will select their top three favorite beards and prizes will be awarded.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville resident, Army Retiree, Reserve Deputy, and grandfather to eleven, Bob Nagel, has finished an IRONMAN Triathlon in Cambridge, Maryland.
Fifty-year-old Nagel completed the competition in 13 hours and 17 minutes. The triathlon held October 17th consists of three stages. It starts with a 2.4 mile swim, followed by a 112 mile bike ride, and ends with a 26.2 mile run.
“It was a very windy day with gusts up to 25 mph, which added to the challenge, especially during the two loop bike course when you hit the winds head-on,” said Nagel. “Despite never attempting an event this long, I was pleased with my time and beat my goal by nearly 90 minutes.”
American Heart Association and National Football League Race to Super Bowl 50 with the NFL PLAY 60 App
Dallas, TX – Can you run fast? Jump high? Turn quick? The American Heart Association (AHA) and National Football League (NFL) want children around the country to show off their skills with the NFL PLAY 60 App version 2.0.
The update includes a virtual race to Super Bowl 50 in the San Francisco Bay Area and is available for free in the iTunes App Store and on Google play.
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