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Austin Peay State University Athletics unveils new logos, visual identity series

 

Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics unveiled its new visual identity series and brand marks at a press conference, Tuesday, in the Dunn Center.

The series, which includes an updated primary logo, focused heavily on a new Governor Peay logo along with a fresh word mark heightened by a contemporary font.

“Our brand is not just about the mark,” APSU Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe said. “It’s about defining who we are first and foremost. But we also defined a strategic plan for how we are going to get there.

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Instant Peay Play: Alumnus Award recipient laid foundation at APSU that led to Super Bowls and Michigan’s Big House

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Justin Dickens has made a few stops in his career in the sports information profession since graduating from Austin Peay State University, including two Super Bowl trips and his current job as associate director of public and media relations for the University of Michigan football team, but traces all of that back to his four years as a student assistant under current Govs Sports Information Director Brad Kirtley.

A 2003 bachelor of science degree in public relations graduate returned to Austin Peay for the first time in five years, October 26th, as he was honored in the Morgan University Center Ballroom as one of the two Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients for 2013 by the university.

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball travel to Morehead State to take on the Eagles Wednesday

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Morehead State Eagles

Wednesday, February, 19th, 2014 | 6:00pm CT
Morehead, KY | Ellis T. Johnson Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team are on the road Wednesday, February 19th in an important OVC matchup against the Morehead State Eagles.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball faces the Eagles in Morehead Kentucky Wedensday. (Mateen Sidiq-Nashville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball faces the Eagles in Morehead Kentucky Wedensday. (Mateen Sidiq-Nashville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay State University inducts Shawn Kelley, Nick Stapleton, Brad Kirtley, Reedy Sears into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Legends category.

APSU Athletics Hall of Fame inducties (L to R) Nick Stapleton, Shawn Kelley, Brad Kirtley, and Reedy Sears (accepted by brother Johnny Sears).

APSU Athletics Hall of Fame inducties (L to R) Nick Stapleton, Shawn Kelley, Brad Kirtley, and Reedy Sears (accepted by brother Johnny Sears).

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APSU Governors Basketball takes on rival Murray State Racers Friday at the Dunn Center

 

Murray State Racers vs. Austin Peay Governors

Friday, January 31st, 2014 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dave Aaron Arena/Dave Loos Court

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team hosts the Murray State Racers in the Ohio Valley Conference’s best rivalry Friday, in the Dunn Center. Tipoff is at 8:00pm.

The contest will be televised by the CBS Sports Network—the Govs’ first telecast on the network that was rebranded from CBS College Sports Network in February 2011.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball face-off against Murray State on Friday. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball face-off against Murray State on Friday. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU Governors Basketball plays Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Saturday at Dunn Center

 

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Austin Peay Governors

Saturday, January 25th, 2014 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dave Aaron Arena / Dave Loos Court

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team (8-12, 2-4) looks to turn things around Saturday night when it faces the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (10-11, 3-3) at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay men's basketball take on Tennessee Tech Saturday night in Clarksville at the Dunn Center. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay men’s basketball take on Tennessee Tech Saturday night in Clarksville at the Dunn Center. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball returns to the Dunn Center to face Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

Jacksonville State vs. Austin Peay Governors

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dave Aaron Arena/Dave Loos Court

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team begins a three game home stance with the Jacksonville State Gamecocks Thursday, January 23rd at the Dunn Center. Tip off is at 7:00pm.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball play Jacksonville State Thursday. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball play Jacksonville State Thursday. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay State University Hall of Fame luncheon tickets still available

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN - Tickets for the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame luncheon, set for February 1st, are still available.

The cost of the 11:30am luncheon is $10.00 per person and reservations can be made through Tara Pfeifler, 931.221.6119, or the Athletics Office at 931.221.7903.

That day two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director will be inducted to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

APSU Hall of Fame inductees (APSU Sports)

APSU Hall of Fame inductees (APSU Sports)

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APSU Governors Basketball travel to SIU Edwardsville Thursday looking for first OVC road win

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Southern Illinois Edwardsville

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 | 7:00pm CT
Edwardsville, IL | Vadalabene Center

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team (8-9, 2-1 OVC) travels Thursday to Edwardsville, IL to take on the SIU Edwardsville Cougars (4-13, 1-3 OVC).

Austin Peay Men's Basketball travel SIU Edwardsville Thursday

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball travel SIU Edwardsville Thursday

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Austin Peay State University announces Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN - Two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director have been selected to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Legends category.

APSU Hall of Fame inductees announced (APSU Sports)

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