Tennessee Athletics Department
Knoxville, TN – Alexa Middleton scored a career-high 29 points and Jaime Nared, Mercedes Russell and Jordan Reynolds posted double-doubles to lead Tennessee to a 110-84 win over Troy on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The Lady Vols’ (7-4) 110 points in the win were their most since a 111-44 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) on December 3rd, 2014. UT shot 51.3 percent from the floor and limited Troy (6-4) to just 34.3 percent shooting.
Tennessee played without its second-leading scorer, Diamond DeShields, who was held out due to injury. UT finished the game strong, scoring a program-record 38 points in the fourth quarter.
Tennessee vs. East Tennessee State
Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee goes on the road for a tough, in-state battle when it faces East Tennessee State in Johnson City on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 6:00pm CT at Freedom Hall.
Thursday’s game will be televised locally in East Tennessee. Fans in the Knoxville area can watch the game on MyVLT while fans in the Tri-Cities area can tune into WEMT Fox (please check cable guides for exact channel listings, based on service provider). Fans can also watch online and through their mobile device on ESPN3.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County has been designated a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II community by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC).
The program is mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who derives authority from the Federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. §1251 et seq. (1972)).
Austin Peay (4-8) at #16 Indiana (9-2)
Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team closes out the pre-Christmas portion of its schedule with a trip to Bloomington to take on No. 16 Indiana, 6:00pm CT, at Assembly Hall.
The Governors have been shooting it well of late (45.4 percent over the last six games), but have struggled stopping opponents (55.4 percent opponent field goal percentage during the same stretch) and will face a Hoosier squad that is shooting 51.0 percent as a team in 2016-17.
Montgomery County, TN – On the morning of Wednesday, December 21st, 2016, while conducting a missing person’s investigation, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office discovered the body a deceased male.
Billy Pace Jr, 23, was found in a wooded area near the 1000 block of Ross Lane.
An autopsy will be conducted by the medical examiner.
Clarksville, TN – Twenty-eight Austin Peay State University students were recently selected for inclusion in Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for the 2016-2017 academic year.
These 28 individuals will be officially recognized at the Student Organization and Leader Awards on April 19th, at Austin Peay.
No Lane Closures on Interstates and State Routes from December 23rd until January 3rd
Nashville, TN – Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.
No temporary lane closures will be allowed for construction on Tennessee roadways beginning at 6:00am Friday, December 23rd, 2016 until 6:00am Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Revenue is launching a new insurance verification system in early 2017 to promote compliance with the state’s Financial Responsibility Law.
Ahead of the program’s launch next month, the Department of Revenue is encouraging motorists to ensure that proper insurance coverage or other financial responsibility is in effect for their vehicles.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Eleven Austin Peay State University athletics’ teams surpassed the 3.0 grade point average during the fall semester highlighted by a department-high 3.875 GPA from the women’s tennis team as announced Tuesday.
Women’s golf followed women’s tennis with a 3.626 GPA, while volleyball posted a 3.453 GPA. Tennis also posted the top GPA in a men’s sport with a 3.286 GPA with men’s cross country and baseball following with 3.109 and 3.078 GPAs respectively.
Annual tradition evolved from local service project in Oklahoma to invaluable business and economic literacy program for girls
Montgomery County, TN – Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee (GSMIDTN) celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Cookie Program with this year’s cookie season, beginning December 26th, 2016.
In recognition of the centennial, this year’s cookie program will feature the inclusion of a new cookie – the Girl Scout S’mores cookie.
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