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Austin Peay State University comes in 2nd at rain shortened OVC Golf Championship, Marco Iten earns OVC Medalist honor, NCAA berth

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMuscle Shoals, AL – Austin Peay State University senior golfer Marco Iten will advance to the NCAA Regional but unfortunately without his teammates.

Iten, who was leading at 8-under (68-68=136) after the Ohio Valley Conference championship second round, was declared medalist late Sunday afternoon after rains and lightning twice halted the event, being played at The Fighting Joe Course at The Shoals.

Austin Peay's Marco Iten gets OVC Medalist honor, earns NCAA berth.  (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Marco Iten gets OVC Medalist honor, earns NCAA berth. (APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers begin Warrior Stakes Competitions despite cold weather

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Through below freezing temperatures and an even colder wind chill, the soldiers of 511 Sapper Engineer Company, 326th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, began their competition in the early morning hours with push-ups.

For them, the Warrior Stakes competition would be challenging in the cold weather, which started the day off doing a PT Test.

Soldiers with 511 Sapper Engineer Company, 326 Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, disassemble and reassemble a M249, M240 and M4 as part of their Warrior Stakes task January 23rd, 2014. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

Soldiers with 511 Sapper Engineer Company, 326 Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, disassemble and reassemble a M249, M240 and M4 as part of their Warrior Stakes task January 23rd, 2014. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

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APSU hosts annual Guitar Festival February 18th-20th

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts present the annual guitar festival this February, featuring guest artist concerts and master classes.

The concerts, which are free and open to the public, take place at 7:30pm, February 18th-20th in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall. «Read the rest of this article»

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Task Force Red Knight Soldiers join fight against cancer

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Brent C. Powell
3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchKhowst Province, Afghanistan – One team, one fight.  It’s a phrase commonly heard throughout the ranks of Soldiers across the Army.  The phrase “one team, one fight” recently took on new meaning for a group of Soldiers in Task Force Red Knight.

The Soldiers are members of 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment who found out that two of their Soldiers’ family members have been diagnosed with cancer.

To make matters even worse, both family members are children.

One of those children is 3-year-old Ryan Downey. She is the daughter of Spc. William Downey, a cannoneer assigned to Battery A, 3rd Bn., 320th FA Reg. Ryan has been diagnosed with leukemia.

U.S. Army Maj. Richard Smith, assigned to 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, uses a pair of clippers to shave the head of U.S. Army Capt. James Wade, a native of St. Petersburg, FL, and civil affairs officer, 3rd Bn., 320th FA Reg., at Forward Operating Base Salerno here Sept. 4th.  The Soldiers have also raised money for the families to help ease their financial burden. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Brent C. Powell, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division)

U.S. Army Maj. Richard Smith, assigned to 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, uses a pair of clippers to shave the head of U.S. Army Capt. James Wade, a native of St. Petersburg, FL, and civil affairs officer, 3rd Bn., 320th FA Reg., at Forward Operating Base Salerno here Sept. 4th. The Soldiers have also raised money for the families to help ease their financial burden. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Brent C. Powell, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division)

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Guitar Gala Concert at APSU Tonight brings renowned Musicians to Clarksville

 

The inaugural Austin Peay State University Summer Guitar Workshop wraps up with a Gala concert at 7:30pm. Friday, July 2nd, in the campus’ Music/Mass Communication Building. General admission is $10.00, and $5.00 for students and military personnel.
The evening will begin with the announcement of youth competition winners and an awards ceremony hosted by Provost Tristan Denley and his wife, Kim Denley, followed by a performance by competition winners and the workshop’s esteemed artist-faculty.

The faculty at this year’s workshop, which will be an annual event on the APSU campus, includes such guitar luminaries as Tim and Miles Thompson, Richard Smith, Mir Ali, Stephen Aron and Dr. Stanley Yates. «Read the rest of this article»

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The APSU Summer Guitar Workshop starts Monday

 

Four days of free concerts each night, and a Gala musical event on Friday.

Austin Peay State University LogoAustin Peay State University will host a five-day Guitar Workshop from June 28th-July 2nd, directed by APSU professor of music Dr. Stanley Yates.

The workshop will feature an outstanding artist-faculty roster that includes Stephen Aron (guitar professor, Oberlin Conservatory of Music and University of Akron), Mir Ali (virtuoso classical guitarist), Roger Hudson (APSU adjunct guitar faculty and Fingerstyle Magazine columnist) and the Huston-Todd Duo, along with virtuoso fingerstyle guitarists Richard Smith and Tim Thompson – both former national fingerstyle champions.

The intensive five-day workshop is open to classical and fingerstyle guitarists of all ages and playing levels and will include daily technique sessions, ensemble (group) rehearsals, master classes, lectures and evening concerts.

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APSU presents “The Beatles to Bluegrass: An Evening of Virtuoso Guitar”

 

The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presents “The Beatles to Bluegrass: An Evening of Virtuoso Guitar,” featuring world renowned guitarists Stanley Yates, Mir Ali, and Richard Smith, on Friday, May 28th, at 7:00 pm in the Trahern Theatre located on Eighth Street on the campus of Austin Peay.

All proceeds from this concert will go toward youth scholarships to attend the first APSU Summer Guitar Camp from June 28th to July 2nd.

To reserve advanced tickets, call (931) 221-7876, or tickets may be purchased at the door. Gold Tickets purchases must be reserved in advance.

$50.00 Gold Ticket (includes reception with the artists after the show)
$15.00 General Admission
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APSU Summer Guitar Workshop to Feature Renowned Classical and Fingerstyle Guitarists

 

Austin Peay State University LogoAustin Peay State University will host a five-day Guitar Workshop from June 28-July 2, directed by APSU professor of music Dr. Stanley Yates.

The workshop will feature an outstanding artist-faculty roster that includes Stephen Aron (guitar professor, Oberlin Conservatory of Music and University of Akron), Mir Ali (virtuoso classical guitarist), Roger Hudson (APSU adjunct guitar faculty and Fingerstyle Magazine columnist) and the Huston-Todd Duo, along with virtuoso fingerstyle guitarists Richard Smith and Tim Thompson – both former national fingerstyle champions.

The intensive five-day workshop is open to classical and fingerstyle guitarists of all ages and playing levels and will include daily technique sessions, ensemble (group) rehearsals, masterclasses, lectures and evening concerts. «Read the rest of this article»

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