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Instant Peay Play: Solid start for APSU Lady Govs track team shows promise for upcoming year

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the past few years, Austin Peay State University’s women’s indoor and outdoor track and field team has been among the best in the Ohio Valley Conference and results of their season-opening indoor meet shows they should be primed to again be among the elite in the OVC.

The Lady Govs opened their indoor season on December 5th in Nashville, at the Vanderbilt Indoor Opener, finishing with five top-five finishes and 11 more top-10 results in 11 events, as Austin Peay and Vandy were joined by nine other teams – including OVC members Belmont, Murray State, Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field do well at Vanderbilt Indoor Opener Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field do well at Vanderbilt Indoor Opener Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Junior Golf Tour founding father Dr. Keith Peterson honored with Statue at Swan Lake Golf Course

 

Dr. Keith Peterson's statue at Clarksville's Swan Lake Golf CourseClarksville, TN – On a day that would have been perfect for the game that he loved, longtime outstanding golfer and advocate of junior golf in the Clarksville area, the late Dr. Keith Peterson was honored with a statue at Swan Lake Golf Course October 21st.

In a ceremony near the putting green, and preceded by a short address from Clarksville mayor Kim McMillan to a gathering of around 75 friends and family, a bronze statue of a young golfer was unveiled to honor Dr. Peterson, who passed away in May.

“It totally blows my mind and it would his too,” said Peterson’s wife of over 43 years Sally. “He fell in love with this statue when he saw it years ago and he always wanted to get one. So just the statue itself would have been amazing, but to have it near the putting green is perfect because it was his heaven and just a perfect place for him.”

Dr. Keith Peterson's statue was unveiled Wednesday October 21st at Clarksville's Swan Lake Golf Course.

Dr. Keith Peterson’s statue was unveiled Wednesday October 21st at Clarksville’s Swan Lake Golf Course.

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Montgomery Central’s Tyler Britt signs golf scholarship with Bethel University

 

Montgomery Central High SchoolCunningham, TN – The Clarksville area continues to prove it has some of the best junior golfers in the state of Tennessee, with Montgomery Central High School standout Tyler Britt signing to continue his golf career at the collegiate level with the Bethel University Wildcats in McKenzie, TN.

Britt, who will graduate in May with honors, has played as the number one golfer for the Indians the past four years — including having a team-best 39.5 average per nine holes this past fall, earning second-team all-area honor. Overall, Britt is a four-handicap, with a 75 average on 18 holes.

Montgomery Central High School Golf's Tyler Britt signs with the Bethel University Wildcats Wednesday, February 11th.

Montgomery Central High School Golf’s Tyler Britt signs with the Bethel University Wildcats Wednesday, February 11th.

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Walk with Me Tennessee Program offers Smoky Mountains prize

 

Walk With Me TennesseeClarksville, TN – Thanks to the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce, the grand prize winner of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Walk with Me Tennessee program, will receive a two-night stay at Fairfield Inn in Sevierville, Tennessee, two combo passes to all Ripley’s attractions (including the Aquarium in Gatlinburg) and two tickets to the interactive museum, WonderWorks, located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Walk with Me Tennessee Program

Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Walk with Me Tennessee Program

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Ribbon Cutting for Outdoor Fitness Gym at Liberty Park scheduled

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville invites you to join them on Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 10:00am  for the Ribbon Cutting of the outdoor fitness gym at Liberty Park.

With honored guests including Mayor Kim McMillan and Head of School at Clarksville Academy, Kay Drew and many others.

Some of the local residents out enjoying Liberty Park.

Liberty Park

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Anthony Bradley named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Senior Anthony Bradley, of Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Bradley shared the Ohio Valley Conference Male Golfer of the Week award with Jacksonville State’s Tomasz Anderson after shooting a three-round 215 (72-70-73) to lead the Govs to a third-place finish at the Columbia Regional Preview.

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APSU Men’s Golf’s Korey Smith qualifies for USGA Public Links Championship

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUNashville, TN – Rising sophomore Korey Smith, of the Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, has qualified for the USGA Public Links Championship.

Smith shot a 36-hole 140 total (70-70), at the Harpeth Hills Golf Course, shooting four under-par to place second out of 40 competitors in the June 18th event.

APSU Men's Golf's Korey Smith

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