#12/13 Tennessee (7-0) vs. Alabama State (1-6)
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 12/13 Tennessee (7-0) meets Alabama State (1-6) at 1:00pm CT on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The UT-ASU game is the fifth of seven home tilts in UT’s first 10 scheduled contests. It also is the second of a four-game home stand.
The Lady Vols remain undefeated after shutting down Central Arkansas, 77-34, on Thursday night in Knoxville.
The triumph was Tennessee’s fourth at home this season and came on the heels of a three-game sweep in the Cancun Challenge Riviera Tournament, November 23rd-25th. Alabama State, meanwhile, brings a five-game losing streak into Sunday’s contest.
Clarksville, TN – On December 2nd, 2017 around 4:02pm, Clarksville Police reports a 2011 GMC Terrain, driven by a female in her 60s was southbound in the left turn only lane on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.
She was turning left into a business at 1767 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and did not yield to a motorcycle traveling north on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball completely shut down Alabama A&M’s offense in Saturday’s 67-47 win at the Dunn Center, evening its record at 4-4 thanks to standout defense.
The Governors locked down the Bulldogs almost from the opening tip.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Overcoming a chilly start, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team defeated Evansville 82-73, Saturday.
Austin Peay (6-1) remained unbeaten at home, winning their sixth-straight game for the first time in 13 seasons. Austin Peay shot a collective 40.3 percent from the field (53.8 percent in the fourth quarter) including 35.5 percent from beyond the arc.
University of Tennessee Study shows Tennessee’s Uninsured Number Up Slightly, But Still Near 20-Year Low
Knoxville, TN – A University of Tennessee, Knoxville report released today shows that Tennessee’s overall uninsured rate increased from the 2016 level of 5.5 percent to 6 percent in 2017. Nonetheless, the reported uninsured rate is still at one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.
The report entitled The Impact of TennCare: A Survey of Recipients, 2017, released by UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, summarizes findings from a survey conducted between May and July 2017.
Fort Campbell, KY – On Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 9:00am the Smokehaus Restaurant will hold a Charlie Brown Christmas Breakfast.
Table side visits and photos with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and friends from the cast of “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”
The cost is $10.00 per person – age 4 and up. Age 3 and under FREE with a paying adult.
Tickets can be purchased at the Smokehaus Restaurant, Leisure Travel Services (in the Exchange Mall) and online thru WebTrac.
Tennessee at Georgia Tech
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 | 6:00pm
Atlanta, GA – The Tennessee men’s basketball team travels to Georgia Tech for its first true road game of the season Sunday at McCamish Pavilion. The game will tip at 6:00pm and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.
Tennessee (5-1) is coming off a strong performance against Mercer, where the Vols downed the Bears, 84-60, at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Yellow Jackets (4-2) enter the contest after a one-point loss on Friday night to Grambling State.
Cadets take oath, head to academy for training
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan administered the service oath to eight new Clarksville Police Cadets on Friday, December 1st, 2017.
The new hires, who fill open budgeted positions, will enter the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy in January for a 12-week course of study, then they will team with CPD Field Training Officers for another 14 weeks.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans-Houston Texans rivalry is in its 16th year since the expansion Texans began play and the AFC South was formed in 2002. In 31 games, the Titans are 16-15 against the Texans, including a 9-6 mark at Nissan Stadium and a 7-9 record at NRG Stadium.
While the Titans have the advantage in the series, the Texans have won nine out of the last 11 battles. The Titans broke the Texans’ five-game winning streak in the series in the 2016 season finale at Nissan Stadium.
Fort Campbell, KY – Six Soldiers belonging to C Troop, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) received the Soldier’s Medal during a ceremony held, November 28th, 2017 at McAuliffe Hall, the division headquarters.
Staff Sgt. Beau Corder, Staff Sgt. Richard Weaver, Staff Sgt. Engel Becker, Sgt. Damon Seals, Spc. Christopher White and Pfc. Ryan Brisson were recognized by Gen. Mark A. Milley, Army chief of staff, for their heroic actions following a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crash, January 31st, on Fort Campbell.
“I’m very humbled to be a part of this,” said Milley. “I’ve been in the Army for 40 years and I’ve only seen a few Soldier’s Medals. It’s a very rare thing. What you (Soldiers) did took tremendous courage; you knew it was very likely you would be hurt yourself, but you did it anyway. You make anyone who has been associated with the 101st enormously proud.”
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