Topic: Howard University
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020, Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison named Marquase Lovings as the Governors’ interim head football coach for the upcoming 2020 season.
The move follows the resignation of Mark Hudspeth, Friday, for personal reasons.
Tennessee (8-2) at Portland State (6-3)
Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm PT (4:00pm CT)
Portland, OR – No. 23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (8-2) will close its two-game West Coast swing on Saturday, as the Lady Vols battle Portland State (6-3) at Viking Pavilion. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00pm PT (4:00pm CT).
This will mark the first time these programs have met on the hardwood. It will not, however, be UT’s first game in Portland, as the Lady Vols picked up a 74-51 victory over the University of Portland on November 30th, 1997.
The contest at Portland State marks only the fourth road game of the season for the Big Orange, and their current back-to-back road contests are the first for Tennessee since the Lady Vols played at Missouri (W, February 17th, 2019) and Texas A&M (L, February 21st, 2019) last season.
Tennessee vs. Furman
Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Coming off their first home loss of the season, the 21st-ranked Volunteers will look to bounce back against a hot Furman team Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 8:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.
Courtney Lyle (play-by-play) and Dane Bradshaw (analyst) are on the call for the matchup. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to catch Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online through AllVols.com.
Chicago, Ill — Austin Peay State University head football coach Will Healy has been named the 2017 Eddie Robinson Award recipient.
The Eddie Robinson Award is named after the legendary Grambling head coach and is given annually to the top coach in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) by STATS. Voting was conducted by a national panel of over 150 media relations and sports information directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries.
Tennessee vs. Carson-Newman
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee plays its first of two exhibition games of the 2017-18 preseason Thursday when it welcomes Carson-Newman to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 6:00pm CT tip.
Thursday’s game telecast (broadcast) will be available via the internet through SEC Network + or the WatchESPN app. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Roger Hoover (play-by-play), Vincent Yarbrough (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) will call the action.
Fans can also tune into their local Vol Network station to catch Bob Kesling describing the first basketball action of the season.
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University undergraduate chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., an international non-profit community service sorority, was recognized last month as being the number one collegiate chapter in Tennessee for community service activities.
The designation came during the sorority’s Tennessee Leadership Conference, held in Nashville Tennessee on October 28th and 29th.
Circuit Court Judge 19th Judicial District Part III candidate Merriel Bullock-Neal gave a speech at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic
Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Merriel Bullock-Neal, candidate for the Circuit Court Judge 19th Judicial District Part III, talked to those in attendance at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.
“I have a bachelor degree from Howard University in Washington D.C. I also have a masters in special education from Howard University. I have taught 5 years in the public school system. So I know what it’s like to be a classroom teacher, be involved with youth, be involved with families and so forth,” Bullock-Neal said.
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is hosting a lecture on Clarence Cameron White by Gail Robinson Oturu on Thursday, July 16th. The event takes place at 12:15pm as part of the museum’s monthly Art & Lunch programs. This lecture is free to the public.
The lecture will share some of Clarence Cameron White’s thoughts, writings, letters, and interesting information about his Tennessee and family connection, early musical experiences, challenges in pursuing his career, and his visits to Clarksville for performances.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s yearbook, The Monocle, was named a first-place winner in the American Scholastic Press Association’s 2011 Scholastic Review and Contest.
The 2010 edition of the yearbook was given the top distinction along with similar yearbooks from Clemson University, Michigan State University, Howard University and others.
Judges award points based on design, photography, writing and other criteria. First-, second- and third-place awards are given based on the total points awarded. «Read the rest of this article»
Historic Tuskegee aviation pioneers lose a heralded member. “A-Train” Dryden takes his final flight
Lt. Colonel Charles W. Dryden (USAF-Retired) died June 24 after a brief illness. He would have been 88 years old in September. As reported in Nashville’s The Tennessee Tribrune, Colonel Dryden and his bride of 32 years, Marynal Morgan Dryden, never stopped living life to the fullest.
Funeral services held on July 1 celebrated his life. The services were held at Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta. He lay in state from 9 to 10:30 AM that morning. He was eulogized the Reverend Andrew Young, former Mayor of Atlanta and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. «Read the rest of this article»
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