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U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Soldiers visit Lifeliners at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Music filled the multipurpose room of Shaw Physical Fitness Center, here, as Soldiers dripping with sweat conducted warm-up exercises before their training with the Soldiers of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.

The WCAP selects distinguished Soldier athletes across the entire Army and provides them the opportunity to train and compete in national and international competitions that lead into the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sgt. Whitney Conder and Sgt. Spenser Mango, both wrestlers with the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, demonstrate take down techniques to Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., Nov. 15, 2016 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Sgt. Whitney Conder and Sgt. Spenser Mango, both wrestlers with the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, demonstrate take down techniques to Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., Nov. 15, 2016 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer begins Preseason Camp

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Soccer Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team reported to preseason camp Tuesday morning to begin preparations for the upcoming season.

The Governors begin the 15th season in program history, with Kelley Guth, the team’s only head coach, one win away from recording her 100th career win.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer starts preseason practice Wednesday, August 3rd. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer starts preseason practice Wednesday, August 3rd. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Soccer’s Ariza Twins want OVC Title to Complete Distinguished Careers

 

Legends BankClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s soccer team had never experienced a winning season in the program’s first eight seasons of play, but four years ago twin sisters from the nation of Columbia — Natalia and Tatiana Ariza — help change the programs fortune and move them to one of the elite teams in the Ohio Valley Conference.

APSU Soccer's Tatiana Ariza and Natalia Ariza

APSU Soccer’s Tatiana Ariza and Natalia Ariza

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University of Tennessee to retire Candace Parker’s jersey

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee plans to honor legendary women’s basketball player Candace Parker by retiring her jersey during a home game next season, the Tennessee Athletics Department announced Thursday.

Parker, a two-time All-American, will become the sixth Lady Vol player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. Her No. 3 banner will join those for Holly Warlick (No. 22), Chamique Holdsclaw (No. 23), Tamika Catchings (No. 24), Bridgette Gordon (No. 30) and Daedra Charles (No. 32). Lady Vol Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt also had a banner raised in her honor this season on January 28th prior to the game with Notre Dame. «Read the rest of this article»

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Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament at LP Field Tickets On Sale

 

Group A Games at LP Field and Group B Games at The Home Depot Center

U.S. SoccerChicago, IL – Individual game tickets for the group matches of 2012 Men’s Olympic Qualifying in Nashville, TN and Carson, CA, will go on sale starting at 10:00am local time on Wednesday, January 25th.

The U.S. U-23 MNT will play all of its group matches at LP Field in Nashville. The team was drawn into Group A in the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and opens group play against Cuba on March 22nd at 8:00pm CT. The U.S. faces Canada on March 24th at 6:00pm CT and El Salvador on March 26th at 8:00pm CT. Each game will be the second match of a doubleheader event. «Read the rest of this article»

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U.S. Soccer to host 2012 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Nashville Tennessee

 

Olympic Qualifying Tournament to Take Place from March 22nd-April 2nd; Top Two Teams Qualify for 2012 Olympic Games in London Next Summer

U.S. SoccerNew York, NY – U.S. Soccer and the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that the United States will host the 2012 Men’s Olympic qualifying tournament from March 22nd to April 2nd in Nashville, TN; Carson, CA; and Kansas City, KS. The tournament will determine both of the confederation’s representatives at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

The eight-nation tournament consists of two four-team groups, with the top two finishers from each group advancing to the semifinals. The semifinal winners will advance to the tournament final and book their tickets to London. «Read the rest of this article»

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