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Austin Peay State University Track and Field begins season at Southern Illinois

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – A full 679 days ago, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field team competed in its last outdoor event.

Saturday, the squad is back. The APSU Govs, who remain the defending Ohio Valley Conference Indoor champions, are set to compete as a team for the first time since those indoor games—a mere 387 days ago—when they travel to Carbondale, Illinois for the Bill Cornell Invitational hosted by Southern Illinois at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex.

Austin Peay State University Track and Field gets back to work Saturday at the Bill Cornell Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Track and Field gets back to work Saturday at the Bill Cornell Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball falls 6-3 to Southeast Missouri

 

APSU BaseballCape Girardeau, MO – Shortstop Bobby Head had two hits but the Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team could not overcome Southeast Missouri’s four-run fourth-inning in a 6-3 Ohio Valley Conference loss, Friday night at Capaha Field.

Southeast Missouri cranks out four runs in the fourth to down Austin Peay State University Baseball, 6-3. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Southeast Missouri cranks out four runs in the fourth to down Austin Peay State University Baseball, 6-3. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis defeats Western Kentucky, 6-1

 

APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis had no problem finding its rhythm after 13 days off, as the Governors picked up a convincing 6-1 win over Western Kentucky, Friday, at the Governors Tennis Courts.

Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis takes down Western Kentucky 6-1 for third straight win. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis takes down Western Kentucky 6-1 for third straight win. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Education Applications Open for New Trauma-Informed Schools Cohort

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education has announced applications are open for all Tennessee public schools to apply for the new cohort of trauma-informed schools. 

In Tennessee, there are currently 73 schools that have earned this designation, which recognizes schools for their emphasis on implementing trauma-informed strategies to provide critical supports for students.  

Cohort to Support Students Through Trauma-Informed Strategies

Cohort to Support Students Through Trauma-Informed Strategies

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APSU Soccer gets Overtime win over Eastern Kentucky

 

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – After each team found the back of the net once in regulation, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s soccer picked up its second-straight home overtime win when Rachel Bradberry collected a loose ball off a free kick and ripped a shot past the Eastern Kentucky goalkeeper from the top of the box to secure a 2-1 victory for the Governors, Friday, at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Austin Peay State University Soccer junior Rachel Bradberry scores the winning goal in OT to give the Govs a 2-1 victory over Eastern Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Soccer junior Rachel Bradberry scores the winning goal in OT to give the Govs a 2-1 victory over Eastern Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball loses to Oregon State in NCAA Tournament, 70-56

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsIndianapolis, IN – Offensive struggles in the opening half plagued the Tennessee basketball team Friday, as it fell to Oregon State, 70-56, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The loss ended the Volunteers’ season, while Oregon State (18-12) advances to face the winner of Oklahoma State and Liberty in Sunday’s second round.

Tennessee (18-9) was led in scoring by freshman Keon Johnson who totaled 14 points. Johnson also finished the day with six rebounds, three steals, and a pair of assists.

Tennessee Men's Basketball falls in NCAA Tournament Opening Round to Oregon State, 70-56. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball falls in NCAA Tournament Opening Round to Oregon State, 70-56. (UT Athletics)

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President Joe Biden’s statement on American Dream and Promise Act of 2021

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – In every generation, America has been enriched and strengthened by wave after wave of new immigrants. Dreamers and TPS holders, for whom the United States is home, are part of our national fabric, and make vital contributions to communities across the country every day.

Many have worked tirelessly on the frontlines throughout this pandemic to keep our country afloat, fed, and healthy—yet they are forced to live with fear and uncertainty because of their immigration status. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Austin Peay State University Football hosts UT Martin for Homecoming, Sunday

 

Austin Peay (2-4 | 2-1 OVC) vs. UT Martin (1-2 | 1-1 OVC)

Sunday, March 21st, 2021 | 2:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Fortera Stadium | Homecoming

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team, fresh off a double-overtime thriller at Southeast Missouri, will host UT Martin Sunday, March 21st, in a 2:00pm contest at Fortera Stadium—a Homecoming contest truly unlike any other.

Austin Peay State University Football's homecoming game is this Sunday against UT Martin. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football’s homecoming game is this Sunday against UT Martin. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,405 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, March 19th, 2021

 

Tennessee Department of Health

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 664,635 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of Friday, March 19th, 2021. That is an increase of 1,405 cases from Thursday’s 663,230. There have been 9,413 (+22) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

F O U R T Y   S E V E N   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is 17,951. Nine of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There have been 214 (+1) deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus. There were 379 tests given with 14 positive results for a 3.7 percent positive.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Marsha Blackburn, Thom Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Punish Criminals for Targeting Law Enforcement

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R—Tenn.) has joined Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and 15 of their colleagues to reintroduce the Protect and Serve Act, legislation that would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.

“Each and every day, our brave men and women in blue put their lives on the line to protect and serve our communities,” said Senator Blackburn. “Police officers run towards danger while innocent civilians head towards safety. The Justice Department should aggressively prosecute anyone who inflicts harm or violence on our law enforcement officers.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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