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UIC last second shot ends APSU Basketball’s CIT Run

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – In as heartbreaking a loss as you can have to end a season, UIC’s Godwin Boahen hit a go-ahead jumper with 1.4 seconds remaining to knock Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team out of the 2018 CollegeInsider.com Tournament quarterfinals, Wednesday at the Dunn Center, 83-81.

The Govs finish their first season under head coach Matt Figger at 19-15, while UIC moves on to the semifinals with a 19-15 mark as well.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball lose to UIC 83-81 in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament quarterfinals Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball lose to UIC 83-81 in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament quarterfinals Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces Comprehensive Plan to Transform Principal Leadership in Tennessee Schools

 

The Transforming School Leadership Initiative Leverages Both State and Private Dollars

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today announced a comprehensive initiative to transform the leadership of Tennessee’s schools by improving the preparation, retention, and development of school principals.

The Transforming School Leadership initiative leverages both state and private dollars to improve school leader preparation programs, reward and retain individuals effectively leading the state’s lowest performing schools, and provide networking opportunities and support for principals in rural communities.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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APSU Baseball rallies in the ninth to beat Kansas State, 4-2

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU BaseballManhattan, KS – Third baseman Malcolm Tipler‘s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning broke a tie and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team held on for a 4-2 nonconference victory against Kansas State, Wednesday afternoon at Tointon Family Stadium.

With the game tied 2-2, Austin Peay (14-8) saw its first two batters of the ninth inning reach base, one courtesy a Kansas State defensive miscue.

Austin Peay Baseball gets 4-2 win over Kansas State, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball gets 4-2 win over Kansas State, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Meet and Greet for the Candidates to be held in Clarksville on Friday

 

Election 2018Clarksville, TN – Local group, Clarksville Indivisible, will host a meet and greet for the progressive Democratic and Independent candidates on Friday, March 23rd, 2018 from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

The event will be held at Wicked Good Sandwiches, 605 Cumberland Drive in Clarksville.

This is a kid friendly event and all are welcome.

Clarksville Indivisible to hold Candidates Meet and Greet at Wicked Good Sandwiches on March 23rd.

Clarksville Indivisible to hold Candidates Meet and Greet at Wicked Good Sandwiches on March 23rd.

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Blood donors urged to help restock American Red Cross shelves after Severe Winter Storms

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Though spring has officially arrived, the American Red Cross blood supply is still recovering from severe winter storms in March. Donors of all blood types are urged to roll up a sleeve and help save lives.

Winter weather in parts of the country forced more than 270 blood drives to cancel, resulting in over 9,500 uncollected blood and platelet donations in the first two weeks of March.

Heidi Reed relaxes in a donor chair following her blood donation. Reed’s mother received blood during a surgery. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Heidi Reed relaxes in a donor chair following her blood donation. Reed’s mother received blood during a surgery. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Clarksville Police Department Officer Coz Minetos selected American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Officer Constantine (Coz) Minetos was submitted and selected as the American Legion Fort Campbell Post 289’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for 2017-2018. He was presented with a plaque at the monthly meeting of American Legion Fort Campbell Post 289.

Coz was recognized for exemplifying the qualities of a law enforcement officer. He has the innate ability to provide outstanding law enforcement skills, as well as being a role model for community policing.

American Legion Fort Campbell Post 289 presents Clarksville Police Officer Coz Minetos with the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year plaque.

American Legion Fort Campbell Post 289 presents Clarksville Police Officer Coz Minetos with the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year plaque.

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Austin Peay State University hosts 8th Annual Young Women’s Leadership Symposium, March 23rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Have you ever heard of Rosalind Franklin? In the early 1950s, the English chemist, working at King’s College London, produced an X-ray image that led scientists to finally identify the structure of DNA.

Nearly 10 years later, the famed Cambridge scientists James Watson and Francis Crick—not Franklin—were awarded the Nobel Prize for determining that structure.

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Nashville Sounds, Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers extend Founding Partnership at First Tennessee Park

 

Deal Includes Continued Naming Rights on Ballpark’s Largest Group Area

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is excited to announce a partnership extension with Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers. As one of the team’s founding partners when First Tennessee Park opened in 2015, Middle Tennessee Hyundai Dealers will continue to be a prominent fixture within the organization and ballpark.

The multi-year sponsorship involves the eight Hyundai dealerships in the Middle Tennessee region and keeps Hyundai as the Sounds’ exclusive automotive partner within their category.

First Tennessee Park

First Tennessee Park

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APSU to hold Governors Spring Football Showcase, Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – With spring ball wrapping up, Austin Peay State University football team will host its Governors Spring Football Showcase, Saturday, at Fortera Stadium.

The Governors will display the fruits of a February and March filled with practices, with action on the turf scheduled to begin at 11:00am, Saturday, with gates opening at 10:00am.

APSU Governors Spring Football Showcase to be held this Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

APSU Governors Spring Football Showcase to be held this Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell’s 52nd Ordnance Group farewells old and welcomes new commander

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Adam Hinman
20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives Command

52nd Ordnance GroupFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – In a bittersweet ceremony, the 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives Command, held a change of command ceremony in Sabo Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, KY, March 14th, 2018. The unit bid farewell to its commander of 25 months, Col. Mark R. Faria, and welcomed its new commander, Col. Daniel J. Duncan.

The ceremony was reviewed by Brig. Gen. James E. Bonner, commanding general of the 20th CBRNE Cmd., who lauded the accomplishments of the unit under Faria’s leadership.

Soldiers of the 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosive Command, stand ready before a change of command ceremony in Sabo Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky., Mar. 14, 2018. This ceremony allowed the group to honor its outgoing commander, Col. Mark R. Faria, and welcome its new commander, Col. Daniel J. Duncan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Hinman, 52nd Ordnance Group)

Soldiers of the 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosive Command, stand ready before a change of command ceremony in Sabo Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky., Mar. 14, 2018. This ceremony allowed the group to honor its outgoing commander, Col. Mark R. Faria, and welcome its new commander, Col. Daniel J. Duncan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Hinman, 52nd Ordnance Group)

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