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APSU Governors Basketball gets buried by Belmont Bruins 3 pointers

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Belmont connected on 10 first-half three pointers and Austin Peay State University could not recover as it fell, 76-58, Saturday night, in Ohio Valley Conference play at the Curb Event Center.

The loss was the Govs’ third straight as they fell to 8-12 overall and 1-4 in the OVC. Belmont, meanwhile, won its sixth straight game, improving to 13-6 overall and 5-0 in the OVC East.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball falls to Belmont Bruins 76-58 Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball falls to Belmont Bruins 76-58 Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans pick Mike Mularkey as new Head Coach

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have hired Mike Mularkey on a permanent basis, removing his interim tag and making him the 18th head coach in franchise history.

“The vision Mike presented for our football team during this search as well as the character, integrity, and leadership skills he displayed during the last two months of the season makes him the right coach for the Tennessee Titans,” said Titans Controlling Owner and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors Amy Adams Strunk.

Mike Mularkey named Tennessee Titans head coach Saturday. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Mularkey named Tennessee Titans head coach Saturday. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball comes up short at Belmont Bruins

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – Senior guard Tiasha Gray poured in a career-high 38 points but Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team could not get a key stop down the stretch in an 88-82 Ohio Valley Conference loss to Belmont, Saturday night, at Curb Event Center.

Austin Peay's Tiasha Gray scores career 38 points in Lady Govs loss to Belmont. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Tiasha Gray scores career 38 points in Lady Govs loss to Belmont. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field has solid performance at ETSU Invitational

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJohnson City, TN – Head coach Doug Molnar had a lot to be pleased about following APSU’s two-day appearance at the ETSU Invitational.

“We ran a lot of races over a two-day period that simulates the conference meet,” Molnar said. “They were kind of worn down by the end but I think we had an outstanding two days.”

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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UT Vols Basketball gets first road win at Mississippi State Bulldogs

 

UT Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsStarkville, MS – A career-high 24 points from Detrick Mostella led the Vols to their first road win of the season as they defeated Mississippi State, 80-75, on Saturday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS.

Mostella kept his run of solid performances going as he scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second-half. The sophomore guard from Decatur, AL, also set a career best with five makes from long range.

UT posted a strong first-half performance and led, 38-27, at the break. After a back-and-forth first couple of minutes, the Vols rattled off a 13-0 run powered by back-to-back Devon Baulkman 3-pointers, to take an early 21-9 lead.

Tennessee's Detrick Mostella scored a career-high 24 points as the Vols defeated Mississippi State for their first road victory this season. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee’s Detrick Mostella scored a career-high 24 points as the Vols defeated Mississippi State for their first road victory this season. (UT Athletics Department)

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Some Funny Stories I’ve Read Lately on the Internet

 
Laughing people by Roxana Soare

Laughing people by Roxana Soare

Clarksville, TN – Teaching is a stressful job. Since laughter is the best medicine for stress as well as other extreme medical conditions, I occasionally check out the internet to see what funny stories are circulating.

The following are not to be confused with those jokes that some people seem to need to send to your e-mail on occasion. I’ve read these on various internet sites by looking on google for what people seem to be reading these days. I hope they give you a giggle too.

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TWRA announces 6th annual Daniel Greer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt to be held February 14th in Cheatham County

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is among the partners to host the Sixth Annual Daniel Greer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt. The event will be held Saturday, February 13th at Cheatham Lake Wildlife Management Area.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum has American Flag Collection on exhibit

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Crouch, Bruner, and Orgain Galleries of the Customs House Museum are themed in a celebration of Old Glory through February in the exhibit Of Stars & Stripes.

An extensive private collection of American flags, political banners, and memorabilia tell a visual story of our states.

American Flag Collection at the Customs House Museum

American Flag Collection at the Customs House Museum

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109th Tennessee General Assembly opens 2016 Session

 

Tennessee Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The 2016 session of the 109th General Assembly reconvened on Capitol Hill this week to begin work on a number of important issues facing Tennessee. I was pleased to officially be named as Chairman of the House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee.

On Monday, the Brig. Gen. Wendell H. Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans Home was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Governor Bill Haslam. This project was years in the making, and I am pleased that it is finally opened to serve our veterans.

Pictured from left, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Rep. Joe Pitts, Rep. Curtis Johnson, Rep. Jay Reedy, Brig. Gen. Wendell Gilbert, Governor Bill Haslam, Sen. Mark Green, and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

Pictured from left, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Rep. Joe Pitts, Rep. Curtis Johnson, Rep. Jay Reedy, Brig. Gen. Wendell Gilbert, Governor Bill Haslam, Sen. Mark Green, and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

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Altra Federal Credit Union to hold Half-Court Shot for APSU Tuition on January 23rd

 

Altra Federal Credit UnionClarksville, TN – Altra Federal Credit Union will offer one Austin Peay State University student the opportunity to win one year’s tuition up to $15,000 at half-time of the APSU men’s basketball game on Saturday, January 23rd at the Winfield Dunn Center.

APSU students may enter the contest January 1st through January 23rd at either of Altra’s two locations in Clarksville located at 1600 Madison Street or 2625 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Austin Peay State University Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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