Topic: Austin Peay Athletics Hall of Fame
Clarksville, TN - Kirby Cannon, who served as secondary coach at Central Michigan the last three years after spending 11 seasons as head coach at Missouri S&T, has been hired as’s 18th head football coach.
Andrew Lorentzson first inductee in new Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame Honors category
Clarksville, TN – To be considered under the newAthletics Hall of Fame Honors category, a student-athlete, coach or athletic administrator must have completed their eligibility/employment/tenure at least 50 years ago, whose credentials may be difficult to judge due to the passage of time when evaluated with nominees from more recent eras.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Tickets for the 36th AnnualAthletics Hall of Fame Breakfast are on sale through Tuesday.
The breakfast, slated for 9:00am, Saturday, February 9th, will see Governors baseball coach Gary McClure, longtime team physician Dr. Cooper Beazley and former basketball star, Andrew Lorentzson, who was selected through the new Honors category, inducted, becoming the 101st, 102nd and 103rd members of APSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Tickets are $10.00 per person. To reserve tickets for event, telephone Tara Pfeifler, 931.221.6119, or the APSU athletics office at 931.221.7903.
Cheryl Holt, Jay Bailey, Ashley Haynes were inducted into Austin Peay Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning
Jay Bailey, an All-American running back who owns the school single-season rushing record; Ashley Haynes, the versatile forward who scored 1,000 points and grabbed 1,000 rebounds in her illustrious career, and Cheryl Holt, who led Austin Peay volleyball to 19 straight Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearances, including the 1991 tourney title, were enshrined as the 98th, 99th and 100th University Athletics Hall of Fame members.
Clarksville, TN – Tickets for the 35th AnnualAthletics Hall of Fame Breakfast still are available in the APSU athletic office.
Tickets are $10.00 for the Hall of Fame breakfast, slated for 9:00am, Saturday, in the Dunn Center’s front lobby. With a large crowd expected, reservations will be accepted through noon, Friday by calling Tara Pfeifler, 931.221.6119.
Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Murray State
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay begins a three-game homestand – its longest this season – when it hosts Murray State in a 3:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center. The Lady Govs opened the 2012 portion of their schedule with a 66-63 victory at Eastern Kentucky, Monday, to conclude an OVC-opening, three-game road trip.
Austin Peay returns to the Dunn Center seeking to restore its home court advantage after posting a 1-4 mark at home during the 2011 portion of its schedule. Murray State will be concluding its own OVC opening three-game road trip with Saturday’s visit to the Dunn Center. The Racers dropped a 76-51 decision at Eastern Illinois, Monday, and fell to 1-9 on the road this season.
Clarksville, TN - Three exceptional formerathletes were inducted into University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning.
The inductees included Adrian Henning, a two-time first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference forward who led the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team to back-to-back league championships and a 2003 NCAA tournament appearance; Paige Smith, who helped lead the Lady Govs basketball team to a trio of NCAA tournaments also during the early part of this decade, and Ryan Bennett, one of the best two-way catchers in APSU history who helped lead the Bats Govs to their first NCAA tournament appearance in 1996.«Read the rest of this article»
APSU Men’s Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Give it to the Govs and head coach Dave Loos.
When they attempt to schedule exhibition games, they don’t necessary look for so called “cannon fodder.” The longtime Govs head coach understands exhibition games serve a useful purpose, displaying the respective strengths and weaknesses of a ballclub.
With eight newcomers mixing with six returnees, Loos knows he will find a lot of answers about his ballclub when Central Missouri comes to town to play the Govs in a 7:00pm, Thursday contest.
Central Missouri is one of Division II’s top programs, having spent much of the 2009-10 near the top or atop of the national rankings. Despite heavy losses, the Mules are ranked in the Top 20 in preseason polls this season. «Read the rest of this article»
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