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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces 3rd Annual Coaches’ Banquet to feature SEC basketball legend, Barry Booker


Clarksville Sports Legends AwardsClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the 3rd annual Clarksville Sports Legends Coaches’ Banquet to be held Thursday, February 28th at Freedom Point at Liberty Park, at 6:30pm.

This year’s banquet, which will once again honor all coaches in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area, will feature former Vanderbilt standout and current record-holder, Barry Booker.

Booker is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Economics. As a member of the Commodores’ basketball team he helped the Commodores coached by C.M. Newton to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances.  Booker was a starting guard for three years earning Academic All-SEC Honors and he was named the University’s Most Outstanding Student-Athlete his senior year. He still holds the University and SEC all-time career three-point shooting percentage record — 46%.

Booker has worked as an Analyst for SEC basketball broadcasts since 1993.  In recent years, he has worked as a Commentator for the SEC Network, ESPNU, CBS Sports, and various media outlets.

Any coaches who were actively coaching in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area in 2012 are invited to visit to reserve their ticket online, or stop by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Office, located at 102 Public Square, to reserve a ticket for this free event. Because of space limitations, only 120 tickets are available, the last day to reserve a ticket is February 22nd.

For more details on the Clarksville Sports Legends Award and Coaches’ Banquet, please contact the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Office at 931.645.7476 or visit .




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