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Twenty-one APSU student-athletes earn OVC Medal of Honor recognition

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Twenty-one Austin Peay State University student-athletes were among the record 245 Ohio Valley Conference athletes to earn OVC Medal of Honor accolades for the 2015-16 academic year.

For the fourth year in a row, every Academic Medal of Honor recipient posted a 4.0 grade-point average. The record shattered the previous high of 212, set during the 2012-13 academic year. Over the past five years, 1,025 student-athletes have earned an OVC Academic Medal of Honor.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor recognizes those student-athletes that achieve the highest grade-point in their respective OVC-sponsored sport for the entire academic year, were eligible and used a season of competition while participating in their chosen NCAA-sponsored sport.

Austin Peay State University had 21 Student Athletes earn the OVC Medal of Honor. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Austin Peay State University had 21 Student Athletes earn the OVC Medal of Honor. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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103 APSU Student Athletes named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes accounted for 103 of a record 1,335 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

“Academic success is part of our department’s responsibility and a mission for our student-athletes,” said Austin Peay athletics director Ryan Ivey. “Similar to a successful on-field performance, what you do in the classroom comes down to how hard you’re willing to work; the sacrifice and dedication these student-athletes put in to have success on and off the field is second to none.”

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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AT&T Expands Access to Gigabit Speeds to Clarksville Tennessee

 

AT&T Gigabit Speeds also now available to Businesses in 22 Tennessee Communities

AT&T INCNashville, TNAT&T1 is bringing gigabit internet speeds to Clarksville and even more businesses in 22 Tennessee communities. With AT&T Business Fiber, more businesses can download and upload up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps).2

“For years, as a result of the pro-business policies that have been pursued by our elected leaders at the state and local levels, AT&T has provided Gigabit and multi-Gigabit connections to businesses across Tennessee, helping to spur business success and job creation,” said Joelle Phillips, president of AT&T Tennessee.  “With the increased speeds now available through AT&T Business Fiber, AT&T employees have shown yet another example of how we are innovating to increase connectivity to businesses in urban and rural areas alike.”

1 Gigabit per Second Internet speeds are now available through AT&T Business Fiber

1 Gigabit per Second Internet speeds are now available through AT&T Business Fiber

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Clarksville Travel Ball hosted Baseball Tournament Saturday at Heritage Park

 

Clarksville Travel BallClarksville, TN – Teams from Middle Tennessee participated in the USSSA baseball tournament at Clarksville’s Heritage Park June 25th for a one day event hosted by Clarksville Travel Ball.

“Clarksville Travel Ball’s vision is to provide an opportunity for local players to participate in tournament atmospheres,” said USSSA area director Brian Walker. “The primary focus of USSSA is the development of programs that allow for teams of all skill levels to compete against one another.”

Bruins from Murfreesboro won the upper flight.

Bruins from Murfreesboro won the upper flight.

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field Team earns OVC Outdoor Sportsmanship honor

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team earned the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Team Sportsmanship Award, the conference office announced Tuesday.

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Austin Peay State University receives OVC Digital Network Award of Excellence

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University was honored with the Ohio Valley Conference Digital Network’s Overall Award of Excellence for a campus-produced broadcast, the league office announced Thursday.

The honor, one of the top two awards presented, was one of four awarded Austin Peay for its broadcasts, which are produced by the university’s department of communications.

The OVC Digital Network (OVCDN) launched in August 2012 and is the exclusive home for live web streamed athletic contests and ancillary programming involving OVC schools.

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APSU Lady Govs Softball earns OVC Sportsmanship honor

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – The Ohio Valley Conference announced Wednesday Austin Peay State University is the 2015-16 Team Sportsmanship Award recipient for softball.

Voted on by the student-athletes and coaches of the respective sports, the team awards are bestowed upon the Conference squads deemed to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and ethical behavior as outlined by the OVC and NCAA. Included in the areas for evaluation are the conduct of student-athletes, coaches, staff and administrators and fans.

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2016 OVC Baseball Championship begins Wednesday, May 24th

 

Ohio Valley Conference - OVCBrentwood, TN – The 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship field is now set. The event will be held May 25th-29th at The Ballpark at Jackson (formerly Pringles Park) in Jackson, Tennessee.

This year marks the seventh year in a row the event will be held at the venue, which is home of the Jackson Generals, the AA-affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

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APSU Governors Baseball to vacate four wins from 2016 season

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will vacate four wins from the current 2016 season due to the use of an ineligible student-athlete, following a ruling from the Ohio Valley Conference, Monday.

Austin Peay self-reported the violation after it was uncovered during normal auditing of student-athletes’ academic records following the Spring 2016 semester.

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APSU Softball’s Danielle Liermann and Kacy Acree earn OVC Top Honors

 

Danielle Liermann Liermann named OVC First-Team/Freshman of the Year; Kacy Acree earns All-Newcomer

APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Freshmen Danielle Liermann and Kacy Acree of the Austin Peay State University softball team have earned some of the Ohio Valley Conference’s top honors in their sport, as voted on by the head coaches and sports information directors, with Liermann being named OVC Freshman of the Year, All-OVC First-Team and All-Newcomer Team; while Acree was selected to the All-Newcomer Team.

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