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Clarksville hosted Weekend Sporting Events Bring 8,300 people, $3.2 Million to Local Economy

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Visit Clarksville welcomed two major events this weekend that, combined, pumped over $3.2 million into the local economy.

The Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association (TMSAA) Track & Field State Championships brought some 2,520 visitors, including 600 athletes, who competed at Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium for top medals in discus throw, high jump, long jump, shot put along with multiple track events.

The Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association (TMSAA) Track & Field State Championships were held at APSU’s Fortera Stadium on Saturday. Pictured here are Discus Throw, Shot Put and the High Jump.

The Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association (TMSAA) Track & Field State Championships were held at APSU’s Fortera Stadium on Saturday. Pictured here are Discus Throw, Shot Put and the High Jump.

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Clarksville Hosts its Second Cross Country State Championship

 

Event Brings 1,112; Generates $131,772 in Visitor Spending

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – More than 1,100 athletes, coaches, and spectators visited Clarksville on Saturday, October 8th for the Class A and AA Boys and Girls Cross Country State Championships.

Packing tents, coolers and plenty of water, family members cheered runners along the two-mile course at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center.

TMSAA Cross Country State Championship was held in Clarksville on Saturday, October 8th.

TMSAA Cross Country State Championship was held in Clarksville on Saturday, October 8th.

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Clarksville Christian Ends Cross Country Season with Success

 

Clarksville Christian SchoolClarksville, TN – Clarksville Christian School is proud to announce the middle school boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both placed fourth out of fourteen for the 2015-16 season of the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference (MTAC).

These awards come at the end of a season that also recognized several team members with All-Conference honors.

Clarksville Christian Middle School Girls' Cross Country Team.

Clarksville Christian Middle School Girls’ Cross Country Team.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Cross Country teams positioned to make a move in OVC

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN –Youth and injuries limited Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams in 2014, but a year older, a year more experienced and healthy once again, the Govs an Lady Govs are ready to make a move up on the Ohio Valley Conference.

The Lady Govs finished in eighth place in the OVC championship in 2014, while the men finished ninth, and both enter the 2015 regular season picked ninth in the OVC pre-season poll, but the men’s team return eight of 10 runners from last season while the women’s team returns all seven runners from last season.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs continue to shine in classroom with new school year nearing start

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department is just a day or two away from having its first student-athletes of the 2015-16 school year report to begin fall workouts, but that hasn’t kept the classroom accolades from this past year from coming in.

The Ohio Valley Conference announced this past week that 79 Govs and Lady Govs were among a conference record 1,279 student-athletes to be named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2014-15 school year.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs, Lady Govs Class of 2015 have much to be proud of

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University held its Spring Commencement ceremonies, May 8th at the Dunn Center, with 43 Governors and Lady Govs athletes not only picking up their respective degrees, but also leaving a legacy of success during their time on campus.

The 42 graduating athletes represented 12 of 14 teams at Austin Peay, with only the women’s cross country and tennis teams not having any team member graduate this spring.

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Instant Peay Play: Marco Iten and Breigh Jones reaching NCAA finals highlight Austin Peay State University Athletic Department’s 2014

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the 2014 calendar coming to an end this week, there were several highlights over the past 12 months for the Austin Peay Athletic Department, but topping the list has to be the NCAA Championship appearances by Marco Iten in Men’s golf and Breigh Jones in women’s outdoor track and field.

Iten, a senior, would start his run to the NCAA men’s golf championships by winning Ohio Valley Conference medalist honors by a shot, which earned his a spot in the NCAA Regional in Auburn, AL.

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Lauren Henderson named Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs LogoClarksville, TN – Senior middle blocker Lauren Henderson, of Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Henderson led the Lady Govs with 19 points (13 kills and eight blocks) in a five-set loss at Eastern Illinois and followed it up with a 12-kill, four-block, two-ace effort at SIU Edwardsville.

Lauren Henderson APSU Volleyball(Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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Xiamar Richards leads APSU Lady Govs Cross Country in Louisville

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSULouisville, KY – Led by senior Xiamar Richards’ third consecutive runner-up finish, Austin Peay State University women’s cross-country team finished fourth overall in the women’s five-kilometer blue race at Saturday’s Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic, hosted by Louisville at E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Cross Country's Xiamar Richards. (Jay Medeiros/JC Medeiros Photography)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Cross Country’s Xiamar Richards. (Jay Medeiros/JC Medeiros Photography)

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Instant “Peay” Play: APSU Cross County’s Xiamar Richards continues to run her way into the record book

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Although there are teams and scores kept, Cross Country is by nature an individual sport where the runners race not only other runners, but the course conditions, weather and most importantly time.

Austin Peay's Xiamar Richards. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay’s Xiamar Richards. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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