Tennessee Athletics Department
Knoxville, TN – Five Lady Vols scored in double figures, as Tennessee (5-4) snapped a two-game skid with a 92-66 victory over Appalachian State on Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Junior guard Alexa Middleton led all UT players with 20 points, while Jamie Nared recorded her fifth double-double in the last six games with 15 points and 10 rebounds. The Big Orange got a huge lift from the bench with a season-high 41 points from the reserves on the night.
After giving up 24 first-quarter points, the Lady Volunteers clamped down defensively and held the Mountaineers to just 41 points combined for the rest of the game.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Senior center Tearra Banks continued her sizzling offensive stretch in Wednesday’s 68-49 victory over Kennesaw State, shooting 13-of-15 from the floor to total 26 points and 13 rebounds.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that on Monday December 19th through Wednesday December 21st, from 9:00am until 3:00pm, there will be a right shoulder closure on Interstate 24 at mile marker 8 in both directions for sign installation.
All travel lanes will remain open.
Austin Peay (4-5) at Wofford (3-7)
Thursday, December 15th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team brings a three-game road trip to an end when the Govs take on Wofford, 6:00pm (CT), Thursday, in Spartanburg, SC.
Clarksville, TN – The All State, the student-run newspaper at Austin Peay State University, earned two national awards from the College Media Association (CMA) during the organization’s Fall National Media Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, October 29th.
Glavine Day, sports editor, earned a coveted second place national Pinnacle Award for Best Sports Page/Spread for her designs featuring the huge win by the Govs at the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championship.
Clarksville, TN – Did you know that almost 7% of Tennessee’s 12-17-year-old population has used prescription drugs for non-medical use (Prescription for Success – www.tn.gov/mental).
Keeping your family and our community safe is as simple as securing the medications in your home. Answer the following five statements to find out about the security of your medications.
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water reports the water outage on Ringgold Road between Ringgold Court and Ishee Drive will continue until approximately 2:30pm and on Brentwood Circle and surrounding vicinity until approximately 4:30pm.
The water outage affects residents on Ringgold Road and the surrounding area from Ringgold Court to Ranch Hill Drive including Ringgold Court and Brentwood Circle.
Tennessee vs. Nebraska
Friday, December 30th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee football team has accepted an invitation to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on December 30th at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The game will feature a 2:30pm CT kickoff on ESPN.
“Our entire program is excited about representing the University of Tennessee at the Music City Bowl,” said head coach Butch Jones. “This will be a great opportunity for our players to play in a NFL stadium against a very challenging opponent in Nebraska. We have a special group of seniors that have given their all for this program and I know they are excited about a final opportunity to play together.”
Tampa, FL – The upward trend continued at the gas pump last week, as the national average rose 4 cents in the past seven days. Pump prices also shot-up 4 cents in Florida, 6 cents in Georgia, and 5 cents in Tennessee.
“Gas prices are moving in concert with crude, which has pushed higher since OPEC announced plans to cut production in January,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “After rising for nearly two weeks, gas prices leveled-off on Sunday. However, the upward trend could resume this week, depending on how the oil market responds to news of a new production-cut agreement from a number of non-OPEC oil-producing countries.”
Tennessee Titans (7-6) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (10-3)
Sunday, December 18th, 2016 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (7-6) travel to Kansas City to face the AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs (10-3) in a matchup that could help shape the AFC playoff field. Kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium (capacity 76,416) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 18th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Greg Gumbel will call the action alongside analyst Trent Green. Jamie Erdahl will report from the sidelines.
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