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Austin Peay State University’s Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest golfers in the Governors illustrious history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help coach the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title have been selected to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Honors category.

Grant Leaver, a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference honoree who won five individual championships and played in the 2008 NCAA East Regional; Ed Bunio, a two-way player who was an All-OVC offensive tackle for the 1964 8-1-1 club and later was the architect for 1977 Governors’ championship defense, have been elected to APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, Bob Bradley, who was a key member of two College Division NCAA teams in 1960-61, was chosen as this year’s honors inductee.

Leaver, Bunio, Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall. (APSU Sports Information)

Leaver, Bunio, Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA reports Senior Drivers Support Tougher Driving Laws for Themselves

 

Latest AAA Foundation Report on Aging Americans Finds Them Safety Conscious

AAATampa, FL – While senior drivers favor tougher driving laws, from bans on wireless devices to ignition interlocks for first-time DUI offenders, an overwhelming majority support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s latest report on aging Americans.

More than seven out of 10 drivers age 65 and older favor policies that require drivers age 75 and older to renew their license in person, and also support requirements that seniors pass a medical screening to remain licensed. «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA announces Tow to Go is Available for Thanksgiving Weekend

 

Tow to Go service available November 26th – 29th

AAATampa, FL – One in five consumers (20%) said they have never used a designated driver while away from home and drinking, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey.

AAA and Bud Light urge motorists to plan ahead for the holiday weekend if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball play Brown at Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational

 

Austin Peay (1-4) vs. Brown (1-4)

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 | 1:00pm CST
Las Vegas, NV | Orleans Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULas Vegas, NV – A streak will end for either Austin Peay State University or Brown when the two meet, 1:00pm, CT, Thanksgiving Day, in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational at the Orleans Arena.

The Governors enter the Vegas part of the invitational 0-2 in tourney prelim games as part of a three-game losing streak.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball continues road trip at Indiana State

 

Austin Peay (1-3) vs. Indiana State (2-1)

Monday, November 24th, 2014 | 4:30pm CST
Terre Haute, IN | Hulman Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUTerre Haute, IN – Indiana State already has cemented its place in NCAA basketball history.

It was the first coaching stop for John Wooden (1946-48), the most successful basketball coach in NCAA history. It was where “The Legend” of Larry Bird was created during the Sycamores’ magical 1979 NCAA run, ended in the national championship game by Magic Johnson and Michigan State.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball at Indiana State Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball at Indiana State Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball outgunned by Illinois 107-66

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUChampaign, IL – Illinois connected of 14-of-25 three-point attempts, including 7-of-11 in the second half, as the Fighting Illini rolled past Austin Peay State University, 107-66, Friday night in preliminary round action of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, played at the State Farm Center.

It was the second straight contest the Illini converted double-digit three pointers. They connected on 15-of-28 three pointers against Coppin State Sunday.

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson had his second double-digit scoring effort against Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson had his second double-digit scoring effort against Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball continues road trip at Illinois

 

Austin Peay (1-2) vs. Illinois (2-0)

Friday, November 20th, 2014 | 7:00pm CST
Champaign, IL | State Farm Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUChampaign, IL – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will have little time to heal the wounds from a heartbreaking loss to Samford.

After two long bus rides, the Governors, who lost to Samford, 68-67, Wednesday night on a last-second shot, find themselves ready to face Illinois. The Illini, a perennial Big 10 power, are off to a 2-0 start after posting a 20-15 2013-14 record and advancing to the second round of the NIT.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA forecasts more than 46 Million Americans will travel on Thanksgiving, most since 2007

 

Improving Economy Brings 1.9 Million More Travelers, Consumers Pay Lowest Gas Prices in Nearly Four Years

AAATampa, FL – AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase over 2013.

Almost 90 percent of travelers (41.3 million) will celebrate the holiday with a road trip and will enjoy the lowest gas prices in nearly four years. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, November 26th through Sunday, November 30th.

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APSU Lady Govs Golf signs Goodley twins

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Twin sisters Taylor and Ashton Goodley, a pair of three-time Class 1A Illinois All-State golfers who led their Eldorado High School team to a state runner-up finish this fall, have signed letters of intent to play for Austin Peay State University.

The pair shared the Southern Illinoisan Co-Golfer of the Year honor this fall after leading Eldorado to the conference, sectional and regional championships.

Austin Peay Women's Golf signs twin sisters Taylor and Ashton Goodley. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf signs twin sisters Taylor and Ashton Goodley. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA says take the Fright out of Halloween Night by choosing a Designated Driver

 

AAATampa, FL – According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on Halloween night in 2012, almost half (48%) of all crash fatalities involved an impaired driver.

AAA and Bud Light want motorists to plan ahead this year if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.

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