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City of Clarksville renames park to honor Sidney Brown

 

‘CSM Sidney R. Brown Park at Birchwood’ pays tribute to veteran, leader

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville officials will conduct a ceremony at noon Saturday to officially rename Birchwood Park in honor of U.S. Army veteran and community leader Sidney R. Brown.

Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Brown, 85, is battling cancer, but is expected to attend the ceremony.

CSM (Ret.) Sidney R. Brown, right, received a proclamation from Councilman Richard Garrett at an event earlier this year. The City of Clarksville has renamed Birchwood Park as “CSM Sidney R. Brown Park at Birchwood” in honor of the U.S. Army veteran and community leader.

CSM (Ret.) Sidney R. Brown, right, received a proclamation from Councilman Richard Garrett at an event earlier this year. The City of Clarksville has renamed Birchwood Park as “CSM Sidney R. Brown Park at Birchwood” in honor of the U.S. Army veteran and community leader.

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Arm Cuff Blood Pressure Measurements may fall short for predicting Heart Disease Risk in some people with resistant High Blood Pressure

 

American Heart AssociationNew Orleans, LA – A measurement of central blood pressure in people with difficult-to-treat high blood pressure could help reduce risk of heart disease better than traditional arm cuff readings for some patients, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions.  

Central blood pressure, also called blood pressure amplification, is measured at the aorta, the artery closest to the heart.

Reducing heart disease risk in people with difficult-to-treat high blood pressure involves more than controlling blood pressure based on arm cuff measurements. (American Heart Association)

Reducing heart disease risk in people with difficult-to-treat high blood pressure involves more than controlling blood pressure based on arm cuff measurements. (American Heart Association)

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APSU Football’s Kordel Jackson named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week

 

APSU FootballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football defensive back Kordell Jackson has been named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Week.

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APSU Football’s Kordell Jackson earns OVC Player of the Week accolades

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – For the first time in his career, Austin Peay State University (APSU) junior defensive back Kordell Jackson earned Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors after returning two interceptions for a touchdown Saturday night against Mercer.

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Instant Peay Play: Two APSU Governors have Historic Weekends

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Sometimes historic moments in sports are almost expected and sometimes it strikes like lighting out of a clear-blue sky. Well both happened this past weekend for a pair of Austin Peay State University (APSU) student athletes, with Governors pole vaulter Savannah Amato making Ohio Valley Conference history at the conference’s indoor championship meet, while softball’s Morgan Rackel pitched a game for the ages down in the Louisiana bayou.

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APSU Track has big second day to finish fifth at 2019 OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBirmingham, AL – What a difference a day makes. After recording just 4.5 points on Day One of the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, Austin Peay State University (APSU) picked up 64 points—the fourth-most on the day—on the final day of competition to finish fifth overall, the fifth top-five finish in the indoor championships in the last six seasons for the Governors.  

Austin Peay's (L to R) Dascha Hix, Savannah Amato and Tymeitha Tolbert metaled at 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s (L to R) Dascha Hix, Savannah Amato and Tymeitha Tolbert metaled at 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field finishes Day One of OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBirmingham, AL – Much remains to be decided after Day One at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, and Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field will be among those looking to make a big move on the final day of competition at the Birmingham Crossplex.

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker comes places sixth in the long jump. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker comes places sixth in the long jump. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field ready for 2019 OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The time has come for Austin Peay State University track and field to put it all on the line at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, which begins Wednesday, February 20th in Birmingham, Alabama.

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Birmingham Alabama for 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Birmingham Alabama for 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: History awaits APSU’s Savannah Amato this week at OVC Championships

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – There is little question that Austin Peay State University (APSU) senior pole vaulter Savannah Amato is arguably the best at her event in school history.

But this week she could cement that into the best all-time in Ohio Valley Conference history as well, as she looks for an unprecedented sixth gold medal in seven tries (indoor and outdoor) at this week’s OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

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Austin Peay State University Softball falls to UAB 11-6

 

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APSU SoftballBirmingham, AL – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team saw its late-inning rally fall short, Sunday at Mary Bowers Field in the final day of the UAB Tournament, as the Govs came up short to the Blazers, 11-6.

Austin Peay Softball loses to UAB on final day of UAB Tournament, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball loses to UAB on final day of UAB Tournament, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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