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Austin Peay State University School of Nursing receives $35,000 grant with Montgomery County Health Department for Breast Health

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University School of Nursing and the Montgomery County Health Department will continue to support the fight against breast cancer, thanks to a recent $35,985 grant from the Greater Nashville Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

For the second year in a row, the Nashville Komen affiliate has awarded the grant to the two organizations to provide breast health education and services to underserved populations in this community.

Dr. Patty Orr and Joey Smith, director of the county health department, recently received $35,985 to support local breast health.

Dr. Patty Orr and Joey Smith, director of the county health department, recently received $35,985 to support local breast health.

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Nashville Sounds open Four Game Homestand on Friday

 

Homestand Highlighted By Two Fireworks Shows, Autograph Day, And Specialty Jersey Auction

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return home to Greer Stadium this Friday, May 25th, to open a four-game homestand against the Round Rock Express (Rangers affiliate).

Highlighting the week’s worth of promotions will be two fireworks shows, the first Autograph Day of the 2012 season, and “Line Drives For Lungs Night” – a special evening for the American Lung Association in Tennessee at the ballpark during which the Sounds will wear special red and white jerseys on the field.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Fraley expected to be released from hospital on Sunday

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball

John FraleyAustin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Senior center John Fraley, of the Austin Peay State University basketball team, is out indefinitely after suffering a concussion during Friday night’s loss at Middle Tennessee.

With 2:58 left in the game, Fraley collided with the Blue Raiders Kerry Hammonds when the guard drove to the basket. Both players fell to the floor, with Fraley hitting his head on the surface. Medical personnel immediately attended to the 6-9 Clarksville native and, after his head and neck were stabilized, Fraley was removed from the floor on a stretcher. «Read the rest of this article»

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Caffee continues to show improvement

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University quarterback Trent Caffee continues to show improvement but remains in St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after suffering a neck injury during the second quarter of Saturday’s loss to Murray State.

Trent CaffeeThe senior quarterback was injured while attempting to scramble for a first down against Murray State. On the play, his helmet was ripped off by a would-be tackler and helmet-less Caffee then had his head slammed into the shoulder pads of a defender before being taken to the turf where his head made contact with the artificial surface.

Austin Peay hopes to have more information when it becomes available.

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Trent Caffee Update

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University quarterback Trent Caffee remains in St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after suffering an apparent neck injury during the second quarter of Saturday’s loss to Murray State.

Trent Caffee The senior signal caller was attempting to scramble for a first down when his helmet was ripped off by a would-be tackler. A helmet-less Caffee then had his head slammed into the shoulder pads of a defender before being taken to the turf where his head made contact with the artificial surface.

The Aledo, Texas native, making his first start of the season on the Governors’ Senior Day, offered the thumbs up sign to his teammates when leaving the field on a stretcher following the on-site medical team administering care for approximately 25 minutes.

Austin Peay hopes to have more information about his condition on Sunday.

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Racers outduel Govs football on Senior Day

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team lost a shoot-out to Murray State, 61-35, Saturday, in Ohio Valley Conference action played at Governors Stadium.  

For the second time this season, senior Terrence Holt and junior Ryan White each rushed for 100-plus yards in a losing effort. Holt finished with 140 yards on 14 carries, including a season-high three touchdowns. He also had 189 yards on kick returns, totaling 338 all-purpose yards. White had one touchdown on 119 yards, carrying the ball 21 times.

Holt’s first TD run, a 44-yard, third-down run, cut Murray State’s lead to 21-14 at the beginning of the second quarter. The Racers answered with a 18-yard touchdown run by Casey Brockman, and then back-to-back field goals to make it 34-14 at the break.

Terrence Holt rushing againest the Racers. (Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

Terrence Holt rushing againest the Racers. (Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

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