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APSU offering one-credit hour, high-interest courses to local community this October

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Does your small business need an Instagram account? What about a Facebook ad? And while we’re on the topic of social media, how will you know which news stories in your feed are real and which are fake during next year’s presidential election?

APSU Community Classes 2019

APSU Community Classes 2019

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Kirstin Robertson leaving her mark as one of soccer’s all-time greats

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – In the soccer program’s 16-year history, Austin Peay State University has had several of the best players in Ohio Valley Conference history dot its rosters over the years and current Governor Kirstin Robertson is more than making her case of joining that elite group.

Robertson, a 5-4, senior, forward/midfielder from Ashland City, TN, is currently the team’s leading scoring in 2017, which follows a 2016 season where she led the team with 11 goals – the second most in the OVC last year.

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NASA reports Last Three Octobers the Warmest Octobers in History

 

Written by Michael Cabbage
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationNew York, NY – October 2016 was the second warmest October in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.

October 2016’s temperature was 0.18 degrees Celsius cooler than the warmest October in 2015. Last month was 0.89 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean October temperature from 1951-1980.

A map of the October 2016 LOTI (land-ocean temperature index) anomaly, showing that the Arctic region was much warmer than average. The United States and North Africa were also relatively warm. The largest area of cooler temperatures stretched across Russia

A map of the October 2016 LOTI (land-ocean temperature index) anomaly, showing that the Arctic region was much warmer than average. The United States and North Africa were also relatively warm. The largest area of cooler temperatures stretched across Russia

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors, Lady Govs begin OVC play looking to return to postseason

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s men’s and women’s basketball team’s enter Ohio Valley Conference play this week looking to end their two-year runs of not making the postseason, have they shown enough in pre-conference play to give Govs fans hope that those runs will end?

In the pre-season polls that were released back in October, the Govs were picked to finish fourth in the OVC’s western division and in what would be eighth-place overall – or the last spot into the tournament field.

APSU Lady Govs and Governors Basketball teams. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Lady Govs and Governors Basketball teams. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Jeremy Purvis’ basketball career at APSU has been a testament to perseverance

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – From the time his high school basketball playing days came to an end five years ago, Austin Peay men’s basketball point guard Jeremy Purvis has had to shown a persistence, determination and sometimes even patience to keep his playing career going; and this season has been no different.

Purvis, who played locally at Northeast High School, was starter and three-point shooting specialist for the Eagles in its two trips to the TSSAA State Tournament.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs, Lady Govs Cross County teams hitting their stride as OVC Championships loom

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – After being picked to finish in the bottom half of the standing, in the pre-season Ohio Valley Conference poll back in August, the Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams seem to be hitting their peak with the OVC Champions coming up on November 1st.

The Lady Govs were picked to finish in seventh place, while the Govs were slected to finish ninth, but improved times and wins over several conference teams during the regular season give both teams confidence that they can come in higher than that pre-season poll indicated.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams ready for OVC Championships.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams ready for OVC Championships.

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Unseasonably Wet Weather Pattern setting up for the Clarksville-Montgomery County Area

 

National Weather Service

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – Even though October may be the driest month of the year, a rainy pattern is setting up for the weekend and into early next week. A frontal boundary positioned from near Little Rock into Southeast Kentucky will remain nearly stationary over the next few days.

Allowing for periods of heavy rain to impact Middle Tennessee as a series of shortwaves track through the Central U.S. Rainfall amounts by Sunday morning could range from 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts around 4 inches possible across much of the Clarksville Montgomery County area, and the Mid-State. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU football players named to Capital One Second-Team Division I Academic All-America Team

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – A pair of senior Austin Peay State University football players, offensive tackle Ben Stansfield and defensive lineman Iosua Siliva, have been named Capital One Second-Team Division I Academic All-Americans, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Austin Peay Football players named Capital One Second-Team Division I Academic All-Americans. (APSU Sports)

Austin Peay Football players named Capital One Second-Team Division I Academic All-Americans. (APSU Sports)

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Clarksville Academy’s Bailey Foote posts top-25 finish at TSSAA State Cross Country Championships

 

Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA)Nashville, TN – Clarksville Academy girls cross country runner Bailey Foote posted the best finish among local runners, at the 2013 TSSAA State Cross Country Championship November 2nd, at Percy Warner Park Steeplechase Course, with a 22nd place finish.

Foote, who was competing in the girls A/AA division, finished the 5K event in 20:56.69 – just under two minutes behind the race winner, Claudia Smith (18:57.31) from Central Magnet High School. «Read the rest of this article»

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Gary Mathews Automotive Group celebrating Clarksville and Fort Campbell

 

Gary Mathews Motors or ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Gary Mathews Automotive Group is celebrating Clarksville and Fort Campbell with Customer Appreciation Sales for the entire month of October for All Gary Mathews dealerships in Middlle Tennessee.

Gary Mathews has been an ardent supporter of the troops from Ft. Campbell, hosting benefit golf tournaments, and offering special pricing and financing to all active U.S. Military Personnel.  Mathews has launched an advertising campaign from now til the end of December 2013, that will not only introduce people to the ‘Highly Qualified’ Mathews Auto Team at Gary Mathews Motors and to the New Marina, but also to the River District and the greater Clarksville area.

Gary Mathews, James Corlew, and Don Jenkins were inducted into the Red Coat Society Saturday Night at halftime of the Austin Peay Governors vs. Youngstown State basketball game.

Local businessman Gary Mathews being inducted into the APSU Red Coat Society for his contributions to the University and it’s athletics programs.

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