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APSU Baseball May Promotions, Military Appreciation Day

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball promises plenty of action during the month of May for fans attending games with several promotions and events scheduled for the final month of the college baseball season.

Austin Peay Baseball to hold Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, May 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball to hold Military Appreciation Day, Saturday, May 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green, State Representative Jason Hodges to deliver APSU Commencement Addresses this May

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This May, three prominent Tennessee public servants will visit Austin Peay State University (APSU) to serve as commencement speakers for the University’s three commencement ceremonies.

Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges will be on campus May 3th and 4th, 2019 as Austin Peay State University, the state’s fastest-growing public University, expands its graduation celebration to two days.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

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Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team at front of Sandhurst competition

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At 6:30am Friday morning, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team was one of the first four teams to start the Sandhurst military skills competition at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

The Austin Peay ROTC Ranger Challenge team cadets competing at the Sandhurst competition visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York City on Thursday.

The Austin Peay ROTC Ranger Challenge team cadets competing at the Sandhurst competition visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York City on Thursday.

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APSU Ranger Challenge cadets finish first among ROTC teams in Sandhurst relay

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team arrived in West Point, New York, on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 ready to compete in its first-ever Sandhurst competition.

And by Monday night, the team already claimed a top spot at the starting line.

Austin Peay State University cadet Thomas Porter runs during the relay at West Point, New York. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University cadet Thomas Porter runs during the relay at West Point, New York. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC team ‘strong,’ ‘motivated’ for Sandhurst competition

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team arrived in West Point, New York, on Sunday, ready to compete in its first-ever Sandhurst competition.

“They’re pretty motivated, and they think they’re going to do really well, and I do too,” Keith Colman, the team’s coach, said. “They’re real strong. They’ve been training hard for three months now.”

 The Austin Peay State University ROTC Ranger Challenge team practices on a Zodiac boat at Liberty Park in Clarksville a week before the Sandhurst competition April 12th-13th at West Point, New York. (Benny Little, APSU)


The Austin Peay State University ROTC Ranger Challenge team practices on a Zodiac boat at Liberty Park in Clarksville a week before the Sandhurst competition April 12th-13th at West Point, New York. (Benny Little, APSU)

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Seven ‘Green to Gold’ soldiers make up APSU Ranger Challenge team

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The U.S. Military Academy at West Point recently featured Austin Peay’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team on its website ahead of the prestigious Sandhurst 2019, the world’s premier academy-level military skills competition.

In doing so, West Point officials noted Austin Peay’s team includes seven active-duty soldiers participating in the Army’s Green to Gold program.

Kylie Head, center, is one of seven ROTC cadets on Austin Peay State University's Ranger Challenge who is in the Green to Gold program. (APSU)

Kylie Head, center, is one of seven ROTC cadets on Austin Peay State University’s Ranger Challenge who is in the Green to Gold program. (APSU)

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APSU ROTC Ranger Challenge team heading to prestigious West Point competition

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team will be one of 16 ROTC teams to compete next month at West Point’s Sandhurst 2019, the world’s premier academy-level military skills competition.

The Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge Team. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge Team. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University looks back at how Sidney Brown’s life intersects with history this February

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a mild November evening, Sidney Brown, 87, stood along the sidelines at Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium. He wore a blue blazer, which sagged from all the medals pinned above the left pocket, and a ball cap for the 555th Parachute Infantry, the U.S. Army’s famed all-black airborne unit.

Austin Peay State University alumnus and Command Sgt. Maj. Retired Sidney Brown is honored with an endowed military and ROTC scholarship on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Austin Peay State University alumnus and Command Sgt. Maj. Retired Sidney Brown is honored with an endowed military and ROTC scholarship on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets finish second at Bold Warrior Challenge

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville,TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governor’s Guard ROTC cadets continue to show why they’re among the best in the nation.

Their latest achievement – finishing runner-up in the 7th Brigade ROTC Bold Warrior Challenge November 2nd-4th, 2018 at Fort Knox, Kentucky – strengthens the battalion’s claim to an eighth General Douglas MacArthur Award, which goes to the eight top-performing ROTC units in U.S. Army Cadet Command.

Standing from the left are Paul Kearney, Braydon Donnell, Alden Marvin, Thomas Rose, Steven Price, coach Keith Colman, Jasmine Barrios, Kylie Head, Brendan Hagens; kneeling from the left are Daniel Cole, Wesley Gray and Thomas Porter.

Standing from the left are Paul Kearney, Braydon Donnell, Alden Marvin, Thomas Rose, Steven Price, coach Keith Colman, Jasmine Barrios, Kylie Head, Brendan Hagens; kneeling from the left are Daniel Cole, Wesley Gray and Thomas Porter.

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APSU Football hosts Murray State, holds Military Appreciation Day

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s final home football contest against Murray State in the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border will also serve as Military Appreciation Day and Senior Day. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:00pm, Saturday, at Fortera Stadium.

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