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APSU Women’s Tennis hosts Wright State at Austin Peay Governors Tennis Center, Saturday

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team will have the home court advantage Saturday morning as they face the Wright State Raiders at 10:00am, from the Governors Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis finishes homestand taking on Wright State Raiders Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis finishes homestand taking on Wright State Raiders Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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Special Needs Job Fair Set for Clarksville

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

“Care Alert” bill passes and Several Bills Advance

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1513/Senate Bill 1658 (Sen. Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville) is a proposal from the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association to allow county governments to give to retiring full time deputies their service weapon (pistol) that was carried in the line of duty. Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson, an active member of the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association, requested we sponsor this legislation on behalf of his retiring deputies. This legislation passed the House earlier this week and will be heard on the Senate Floor on March 14th.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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APSU Baseball holds off Eastern Illinois Panthers for 5-3 win

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Baseball GovsClarksville, TN – Outfielder Josh Wilson scored on a delayed double steal to break a tie in the seventh inning as Austin Peay State University’s baseball team downed Eastern Illinois, 5-3, in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams, Friday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay starting pitcher Alex Robles gets first win ever against Eastern Illinois Friday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay starting pitcher Alex Robles gets first win ever against Eastern Illinois Friday at Raymond C. Hand Park. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf sits in third after first day at Pinehurst Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Governors GolfPinehurst, NC – With senior Chris Baker leading the way, Friday, Austin Peay State University’s golf team was in third place after shooting 293 on Day 1 of the Pinehurst Intercollegiate, being played at the 6,937-yard, par-71 Pinehurst No. 8.

Baker shot an even-par 71, with birdie and one bogey to go with 16 pars during a solid Friday round. He is tied for third overall.

Austin Peay's Chris Baker leads Govs at Pinehurst after Day One. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Chris Baker leads Govs at Pinehurst after Day One. (APSU Sports Information)

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UT Vols Basketball loses 84-75 to LSU at SEC Tournament

 

UT Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Volunteers’ tournament run came to an end Friday with an 84-75 loss to LSU in the quarterfinals of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena.

After winning its first two games of the tournament, Tennessee (15-19) could not withstand a late-scoring surge by LSU (19-13).

Tennessee and LSU were neck and neck deep into the second half. Freshman Admiral Schofield hit a jumper to tie the game 59-59 with 5:51 left, but LSU answered with a 10-0 run, capped by 3-pointer by Tim Quarterman with 3:26 on the clock.

LSU Tigers forward Craig Victor II (32) battles for positioning with Tennessee Volunteers forward Derek Reese (23) and forward Armani Moore (4) in fie first half during the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

LSU Tigers forward Craig Victor II (32) battles for positioning with Tennessee Volunteers forward Derek Reese (23) and forward Armani Moore (4) in fie first half during the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Police Department to host Run for C.O.P.S. 5K Run/Walk, May 14th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is hosting the Run for C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors) 5k Run/Walk in order to further positive relationships between members of the department and the community we serve.

All proceeds will be donated to the C.O.P.S. Foundation to benefit the families of law enforcement personnel killed in the line of duty.

Clarksville Police Department's annual Run for C.O.P.S. 5k Run/Walk.

Clarksville Police Department’s annual Run for C.O.P.S. 5k Run/Walk.

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APSU Lady Govs Softball hosts Arkansas-Pine Bluff doubleheader, Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will open the home part of its 2016 schedule, 11:00am, Saturday at Cheryl Holt Field by playing host to Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a doubleheader.

Austin Peay Softball plays Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Clarksville, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball plays Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Clarksville, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System names Schanda Banister-Doughty Principal for Rossview High School

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Rossview High School assistant principal Dr. Schanda Banister-Doughty will be promoted to the principalship at Rossview, following the retirement of Frank Myers at the end of this school year.

Doughty, who earned her doctorate of education from Lipscomb University, has served at Rossview as a teacher and administrator for 14 years.

Schanda Banister-Doughty promoted to Princial for Rossview High School.

Schanda Banister-Doughty promoted to Princial for Rossview High School.

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APSU Governors Tennis plays VCU in Nashville, Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Needing an additional nonconference match due to the cancellation of three early-season contests, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team will meet VCU, 3:00pm, Saturday, in a neutral site dual at Nashville’s Belle Meade Country Club.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis takes on VCU at Nashville's Belle Meade Country Club Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis takes on VCU at Nashville’s Belle Meade Country Club Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Civitan Club honored local Heroes at Public Safety Awards Luncheon

 

Clarksville CivitanClarksville, TN – Local heroes were honored by the Clarksville Civitan Club at their Public Safety Awards Luncheon on Wednesday.

The annual event recognizes heroic first responders who went above and beyond to save lives, rescue residents from fires, capture dangerous criminals, and provide medical services under difficult and traumatic circumstances.

The honorees work for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), the Clarksville Police Department (CPD), the Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS), the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service (MCVFS), and Clarksville Fire Rescue (CFR).

Local Heroes honored Wednesday by Clarksville Civitan Club.

Local Heroes honored Wednesday by Clarksville Civitan Club.

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