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APSU Basketball beats ULM 80-66 to move into CIT quarterfinals

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – A rejuvenating 13-day break might’ve been just what the doctor ordered for Austin Peay State University men’s basketball, which picked up its first win in a post-Ohio Valley Conference Tournament appearance since 2003 with an 80-66 victory against Sun Belt foe ULM, Thursday, in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.

The win pushes the Govs (19-14) onward into the CIT, with the Warhawks (16-16) 2017-18 campaign coming to an end.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball gets 80-60 win over ULM at the Dunn Center Thursday night in the CIT. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball gets 80-60 win over ULM at the Dunn Center Thursday night in the CIT. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball hosts Murray State this weekend in Heritage Bank Battle of the Border

 

Austin Peay vs. Murray State

March 16th-19th, 2018 | 6:00pm | 2:00pm | 1:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand Park

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team returns to Ohio Valley Conference play when it hosts Murray State in a three-game set, Friday-Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park. The series also kicks off the spring portion of the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border.

Austin Peay Baseball plays Murray State at Raymond C. Hand Park this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball plays Murray State at Raymond C. Hand Park this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting March 15th, 2018

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County there will be grading, drainage, construction of welded steel plate girder bridge, retaining wall and paving on Highway 149 and Highway 13 from River Road to Zinc Plant Road continuing daily from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

There will be temporary lane closure with flagging operations on Highway 13 for construction of new haul road.

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#3 Tennessee Vols beats #13 Wright State 73-47 in first round of NCAA Tournament

 

Tennessee Athletics

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsDallas, TX – A trio of double-digit scorers fueled No. 3-seeded Tennessee to a dominant 73-47 win over #13 seed Wright State Thursday at American Airlines Center in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
 
All-SEC wing Admiral Schofield posted his second double-double in as many games, with 15 points and 12 rebounds to go along with a pair of blocks in 32 minutes of action. Vols sophomore Lamonte Turner led all players with 19 points and a career-high nine assists off the bench.
 
SEC Player of the Year Grant Williams just missed out on a double-double, recording 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting and hauling down nine boards.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) shoots past Wright State Raiders center Loudon Love (11) during the first half in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at American Airlines Center. (Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) shoots past Wright State Raiders center Loudon Love (11) during the first half in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at American Airlines Center. (Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation releases “Crime on Campus 2017” Report

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released to the public its annual crime study detailing the volume and nature of crime on the state’s college and university campuses.

‘Crime on Campus 2017’ compiles data submitted to TBI by the state’s colleges, universities, and law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS).

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APSU Softball heads to Georgia for Mercer Bears Classic

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play in it’s final in-season tournament of the year this weekend at Macon, GA, and Sikes Field in the Mercer Bears Classic.

The Governors (11-7), winners of their last six games, will open play, 10:00am, Friday versus Bucknell, followed by a 2:30pm matchup with classic host Mercer.

Austin Peay Softball plays in the Mercer Bears Classic this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball plays in the Mercer Bears Classic this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Decline 1.5 Cents

 

AAANashville, TN Motorists visiting the gas pump today will find prices that are cheaper than a week ago. Tennessee gas prices declined 1.5 cents last week. The state average of $2.31 is 8 cents less than a month ago, but 26 cents more than this time last year.

“Gasoline should slide a few cents more this week, based on last week’s decline in wholesale prices,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group.  “Pump prices are sliding right now because crude and gasoline output have remained strong. However, gas prices are still forecast to rise 20 cents in the coming months, as demand climbs and refineries switch to summer blend gasoline.”

Gas Prices Are Lower Than A Week Ago. (AAA)

Gas Prices Are Lower Than A Week Ago. (AAA)

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Austin Peay State University to host ThinkFast driver safety program March 22nd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Eighty-three percent of all teens involved in vehicle-related fatalities were not wearing seatbelts. More than 22,000 Tennessee traffic crashes involved drivers under 21.

Distracted driving is one of the leading cause of vehicle accidents in the nation.

ThinkFast driver safety program to be held at Austin Peay State University March 22nd

ThinkFast driver safety program to be held at Austin Peay State University March 22nd

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Clarksville to host F2 Con Gaming Tournament, April 27th-28th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Visit Clarksville, CDE Lightband and Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host Clarksville’s first gaming and esports convention, F2 Con, Friday and Saturday, April 27th-28th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

The two-day competition is produced by Esports Now and offers tournament play, casual gaming and fun for all ages with retro gaming, vendors and live streaming competition. All gaming will take place on CDE Lightband’s gigabit internet.

F2 Con Gaming Tournament Boasts $10,000 in Prizes.

F2 Con Gaming Tournament Boasts $10,000 in Prizes.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Section of Tanglewood Drive Closed for Water Main Repair

 

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed Tanglewood Drive from Cherokee Trail to Eastern Hills Drive to repair the water main.

The work is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 2:00pm.

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