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Instant Peay Play: Youthful APSU Lady Govs track team beginning to turn heads

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s track and field team began to find its stride at the end of its indoor season, and has carried that over into the outdoor schedule, as the youthful Lady Govs are starting to turn some heads and look to be a threat at the Ohio Valley Conference outdoor championship meet in May.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field/Cross Country Team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field/Cross Country Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball loses at home to Eastern Illinois Panthers 65-63

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN - For the second straight game, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team saw its shooting cool in the second half. The Lady Govs fell to Eastern Illinois in a tightly-contested 65-63 contest that dealt a blow to Austin Peay’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament aspirations.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball falls to Eastern Illinois at home. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball falls to Eastern Illinois at home. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay State University to honor Clarksville businessman Don Jenkins Thursday night

 

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APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Long-time Austin Peay State University benefactor and local automobile dealership executive Don Jenkins will be recognized by the athletics department prior to the Thursday, February 13th, men’s basketball game against Eastern Illinois when the Govs’ locker room is officially named as the Don Jenkins Austin Peay Men’s Basketball Locker Room.

Jenkins, who has served as chairman of the Austin Peay State University Foundation Board of Trustees and co-chair of the APSU Capital Campaign, will also be honored at the 12-minute media timeout during the first half of that night’s game between the Govs and Panthers.

Austin Peay to recognize and honor Don Jenkins Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay to recognize and honor Don Jenkins Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: If Santa could bring gifts to the APSU Govs and Lady Govs

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN With the fall semester over and all Austin Peay athletic teams taking a break for the holidays, I was wondering what Govs and Lady Govs head coaches would ask Santa to bring and put under their trees.

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APSU – Austin Peay State University Sports

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Instant Peay Play: Focus turns to Basketball, Indoor Track as Fall season ends for APSU

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With Governors football and Lady Govs volleyball seeing their respective seasons come to an end this past weekend Austin Peay fans will turn their full attention to basketball and indoor track, as the calendar get set to turn to December.

But before we get too immersed in hoops and hurdles action, let’s remember some of the highlights and accomplishments from Austin Peay’s cross country, football, soccer and volleyball teams during their Fall 2014 seasons.

APSU's Cross Country, Football, Soccer and Volleyball teams.

APSU’s Cross Country, Football, Soccer and Volleyball teams.

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Lady Govs Volleyball drops second straight home match with loss to Eastern Illinois

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs LogoClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team dropped its second straight Ohio Valley conference match at the Dunn Center, Oct. 26th, as the Eastern Illinois State University Panthers defeated the Lady Govs 3-1, by scores of 25-20, 25-27, 25-22, 25-19.

APSU Volleyball drops home match against Eastern Illinois(Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball falls to Eastern Ilinois Panthers

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCharlston, IL – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team saw a two-set lead dissipate before it fell in five sets (25-23, 28-26, 22-25, 16-25, 11-15) to Eastern Illinois, Friday night, in Ohio Valley Conference at Lantz Arena.

Austin Peay (8-15, 5-2 OVC) has struggled on the road this season with just one win in seven previous road outings.

Junior Liz Landon led Austin Peay with 17 kills, Friday, in a five-set loss at Eastern Illinois. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Junior Liz Landon led Austin Peay with 17 kills, Friday, in a five-set loss at Eastern Illinois. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer’s offense goes cold against SIU Edwardsville Panthers

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s soccer team was handed not only its first home loss of the 2013 season, October 13th at Morgan Brothers Field on Senior Day, but also its first Ohio Valley Conference loss, with SIU Edwardsville scoring a late goal to come away with a 1-0 victory over the Lady Govs.

Sunday was Senior Day at Morgan Brothers Field, honoring nine Lady Gov seniors. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Sunday was Senior Day at Morgan Brothers Field, honoring nine Lady Gov seniors. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football lose Home Opener to Eastern Illinois Panthers, 63-7

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University, playing in its first home game of the 2013 season October 10th at Governors Stadium, saw Ohio Valley Conference opponent Eastern Illinois University score touchdowns on each of its first four drives to help propel the Panthers to a 63-7 victory.

Eastern Illinois (5-1, 2-0 OVC) struck quickly to start the night’s scoring, needing only 80 seconds and five plays to go the 70 yards –with Taylor Duncan taking it the in from 27 yards out for the touchdown and the 7-0 lead.

APSU suffers home loss to Eastern Illinois 63-7.

APSU suffers home loss to Eastern Illinois 63-7.

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Legends Bank “Instant Peay Play”: APSU Coach Kirby Cannon ready to start Process in Building Winning Football Team

 

Legends BankClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University opens up its fall football camp August 4th, under first-year head coach Kirby Cannon, as players return from summer break looking start a new and winning chapter in Governors football.

APSU Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

APSU Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

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