Students born female tackle gender on football teams
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “Ari, do you want to go cheerlead?” his teammate teased as the two walked across the sideline from the halftime huddle.
Ari Grimes lifted up his football helmet as if it were a pom pom, pretending to join the cheerleaders. “Cowboys in the house! Yell ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dayton Gumm scored 18 points to lead seven players in double figures and Austin Peay routed Calvary 116-33 on Saturday.
The list of double-figure scorers for Austin Peay (5-4) also included Zach Glotta with 17 points, Steve Harris (15), Terry Taylor (15), Ivan ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a woman and her baby fell 20 feet (6 meters) into a storm drain and were underground for more than 30 minutes.
Clarksville police tell news outlets the two were rescued Thursday night. Police spokesman Jim Knoll says the woman was walking ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall threw four touchdown passes and Austin Peay ended its season with a 48-23 victory over Murray State on Saturday.
Oatsvall was 15 of 23 for 193 yards and no interceptions, throwing for two touchdowns apiece to DeAngelo Wilson and DJ Montgomery. ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An audit of the four state-operated veterans’ homes in Tennessee found failures to report deaths of residents and conduct background checks on employees, news outlets reported Thursday citing a state Comptroller’s performance review over the State Veterans’ Homes ...
Estranged husband indicted in Fort Campbell soldier’s death
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The estranged husband of a Fort Campbell soldier was indicted Wednesday on charges of killing the woman in an off-duty shooting at the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman said in a statement that a grand jury indicted ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Parker McKinney led the go-ahead drive late in the fourth quarter and Eastern Kentucky held on to beat Austin Peay 17-13 on Saturday night.
McKinney entered the game in the fourth quarter in relief of Alphonso Howard and finished 7 of 8 for 89 yards, a touchdown ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Thom Tillis of North Carolina are visiting Tennessee to boost GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Senate bid.
Blackburn’s campaign says Cotton will attend her veterans breakfast Thursday at The Looking Glass in ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall was 15-of-19 passing for 279 yards and a program-record tying five touchdowns to help Austin Peay beat Tennessee Tech 41-10 on Saturday night.
DJ Montgomery had four receptions for 111 yards and three touchdowns, including a 55-yarder that opened ...
Alcoa 31, Austin-East 8
BGA 38, Lipscomb Academy 0
Bearden 49, Morristown West 18
Beech 34, Hillwood 28
Berea, Ky. 18, Jellico 0
Blackman 41, Riverdale 0
Bledsoe County 21, Tellico Plains 7
Brentwood 28, Centennial 21
Adamsville 47, Halls 9
Alcoa 56, Gatlinburg-Pittman 0
Anderson County 35, East Hamilton 3
Austin-East 52, Northview Academy 10
Bartlett 27, Millington 7
Baylor 21, Father Ryan 16
Bolivar Central 52, Westview 31
Bradley Central 38, ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say four people in Tennessee have been injured in a dog attack.
Clarksville Police Department spokesman Jim Knoll told The ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three teenagers have been indicted in the slaying of a 71-year-old Tennessee man.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Oatsvall threw a touchdown pass and ran for two scores, Kentel Williams rushed for two touchdowns and Austin Peay capitalized on two turnovers to beat Tennessee State 49-34 on Saturday night before a record-setting crowd of 12,201.
The teams traded ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A multiple-murder suspect who led Tennessee law enforcement on an intense 7-day manhunt was captured without a struggle Friday morning in a wooded area about two hours northwest of Nashville.
Henry County Sheriff Monte Belew told a news conference Kirby Gene ...
Bradley Central 42, Soddy Daisy 8
Clarksville 27, Kenwood 7
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff says authorities believe a man wanted in a deadly attack last month has fatally shot a man and stolen his truck.
Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson said during a press conference Monday that several law enforcement agencies have an area near ...
Man found not guilty of child rape in 2015 accused again
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee teacher’s aide who was found not guilty of child rape three years ago has been accused of raping another boy last year.
Casada jumps into contested Tennessee House speaker race
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican House Majority Leader Glen Casada has made his run for House speaker official, setting up at least a three-way race to succeed Speaker Beth Harwell.
The Franklin lawmaker announced his bid in a letter to House members this week. Rep. David Hawk ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — JaVaughn Craig passed for 127 yards and ran for 108 more with a touchdown and Austin Peay shut out Presbyterian 24-0 in a game twice delayed by lightning on Saturday night, bouncing back from being shut out themselves at No. 3 Georgia in the season opener.
Alcoa 34, Maryville 28
Arlington 33, Southwind 20
BGA 49, Boyd Buchanan 7
Bartlett 47, Sheffield 0
Bearden 34, South Doyle 7
Blackman 45, Smyrna 10
Bledsoe County 17, Grundy County 0
Brainerd 21, East Ridge 18
Brentwood 45, ...
Alcoa 50, Scott County 0
Anderson County 48, Hixson 21
Austin-East 36, Kingston 14
BGA 45, Goodpasture 20
Bearden 28, Jefferson County 0
Beech 57, Glencliff 0
Blackman 42, Coffee County 0
Brainerd 22, Loudon 14
Brentwood 56, ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say two women have been charged after a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in Tennessee.
News outlets report 18-year-olds Nautica Ann Spicer and Kerigan Leann Silverwood were arrested Sunday after the shooting.
A Clarksville police news release says ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cpl. Edgar Harrell floated in the shark-infested Pacific Ocean for four-and-a-half days.
He swam aimlessly in the salt water — mixed heavily with black oil and blood — with a group of 80 other men who had jumped off the fiery USS Indianapolis after it has been ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican Rep. David Hawk has announced that he is running for state House speaker, setting up a contested race to succeed Speaker Beth Harwell.
Hawk confirmed his candidacy in a news conference Wednesday.
The Greeneville lawmaker mentioned that he ...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Bryan Johnson, who is finishing up his first year at the helm of Hamilton County Schools, wasn’t the only new face to come to town in 2017. With him came a first-grader, a high school senior and a fiercely successful partner: his wife, Candy Johnson.
GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man will not be charged with trespassing or harassing wildlife after he was attacked while apparently trying to pet a wild bison.
The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a 39-year-old man fleeing from authorities has died after trying to swim across a river.
Clarksville police spokesman Jim Knoll
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two soldiers accused of fatally shooting a Tennessee man in 2016 have taken plea deals and agreed to testify against the person police say pulled the trigger.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay has hired longtime Duke athletic official Gerald Harrison as its athletic director.
Harrison has worked at Duke since 2008 and most recently held the position of senior associate dire tor of athletics/internal affairs. He replaces Ryan Ivey, who left ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen said Tuesday he would push to get the Tennessee Valley Authority to help expand broadband internet access to rural areas if elected.
Bredesen is a Democrat and a former Tennessee governor. He is seeking to replace Sen. Bob ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Longtime Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt is being remembered again, this time with a plaza and statue in her hometown.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a 71-year-old car wash attendant has died less than two weeks after he was attacked.
Clarksville police spokesman Jim Knoll says in a news release the victim died Saturday night.
The statement says the man had been hospitalized since ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a pilot was injured when his small airplane crashed upon landing at a Tennessee airport.
Clarksville police spokesman Lt. Steve Warren says in a statement the accident involving a Cessna 182 happened Sunday at the Clarksville Regional ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a woman has been charged in the death of a 4-month-old girl.
Clarksville police spokesman Jim Knoll says in a news release that 25-year-old Sarah Danielle Scribner was charged with criminal homicide.
The statement says officers who ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An automotive battery manufacturer is locating a plant in Tennessee, where the company plans to locate about 200 jobs.
The city of Clarksville said in a news release that ATLASBX Co. will build its first U.S. manufacturing facility there, investing about $75 ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man is facing federal charges after being accused of firing a weapon at police officers following a traffic stop in Clarksville.
Prosecutors say a federal grand jury has indicted 34-year-old Levi West, of Palmyra, with charges of being a ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a crossing guard who was struck by a car outside a Tennessee high school is in stable condition.
Clarksville police tell news outlets the woman in her 20s was hit Monday morning at Rossview High School after a driver failed to obey her stop sign. Police ...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man wanted in the fatal shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city was found and killed Friday by law enforcement officials in Tennessee.
James K. Decoursey, 35, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, was shot and killed after “a brief encounter with law ...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Kentucky (all times local):
A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city has been killed by law enforcement officials in Tennessee.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation say a man is dead after a standoff with police.
The TBI said in a news release the shooting happened Friday after a standoff that lasted several hours in Clarksville. The release says authorities went to an apartment to ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a person among more than a dozen Tennessee gang members and associates accused in a racketeering conspiracy was kidnapped and killed. His whereabouts had been unknown when 15 gang members and associates were charged in January.
U.S. Attorney Donald ...
Google breaks ground on $600M Tennessee data center
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Google has broken ground on a $600 million data center in Tennessee that will bring 70 to 100 high-tech jobs.
Google officials on Friday announced new and expanding data centers and offices in 14 states, including the Clarksville, Tennessee, center. Sen. Bob ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curtis Phillips Jr. scored a career-high 29 points with four 3-pointers, grabbed seven rebounds and had three steals to lead Tennessee Tech to an 86-80 win over Austin Peay on Thursday night to end a three-game skid.
Kajon Mack scored 19 points with seven assists ...
Man charged in Tennessee bank robbery after police standoff
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a bank robbery suspect who barricaded himself inside a Clarksville motel room was arrested after police shot tear gas into his room.
Media reports say 52-year-old Mike Rollins of Clarksville was charged with robbery. Clarksville police ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor scored 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting, Dayton Gumm scored 21 and Averyl Ugba added his sixth double-double of the season to guide Austin Peay to a 92-76 victory over Morehead State on Saturday night.
Ugba finished with 18 points and a season-high 15 ...
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor scored 19 points, converting a tie-breaking 3-point play with 31.4 seconds left, Averyl Ugba followed with a key block and Austin Peay defeated Eastern Kentucky 90-84 on Thursday night.
After Taylor’s putback and free throw ended a 7-0 run for the ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A dozen Tennessee gang members and associates were charged with a racketeering conspiracy involving murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking, U.S. Attorney Donald Cochran announced Thursday.
Cochran said the unsealed, 54-count superseding indictment targets 12 people ...