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APSU Athletics icon Cheryl Holt inducted to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – For nearly 35 years, Cheryl Holt served in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department in various roles. Holt has been inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings, Friday.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

Austin Peay's Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics Department’s Cheryl Holt selected to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Cheryl Holt has been selected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. She will be inducted during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings in May. Holt has served in the APSU athletics department in various roles for nearly 35 years.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

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APSU Football heads to Eastern Illinois for seasons final road game

 

Austin Peay (4-5 | 2-4 OVC) at Eastern Illinois (2-7 | 2-4 OVC)

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 | 1:00pm
O’Brien Field | Charleston, IL

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football takes to the road for the final time in 2018 when it travels to Eastern Illinois to take on the Panthers, 1:00pm, Saturday, November 10th.

The Governors (4-5, 2-4 OVC) play their first road game since traveling to Southeast Missouri, October 13th.

Austin Peay Governors Football travels to Eastern Illinois to take on the Panthers Saturday at 1:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Football travels to Eastern Illinois to take on the Panthers Saturday at 1:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos selected for OVC Hall of Fame induction

 

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APSU Men's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Longtime Austin Peay State University men’s basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame and will be officially inducted at the annual OVC Honors Brunch, Friday, June 1st, 2018 at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Nashville.

The Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame was organized in 1977 with the intent of honoring the coaches, administrators, faculty and staff that have been associated with the OVC for at least five years and provided extensive and outstanding service to the Conference.

Former Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University to induct Jeff Bibb, Ricky Cooksey into APSU Governors Club Red Coat Society, February 24th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Jeff Bibb and Ricky Cooksey have been longtime Austin Peay Athletics supporters and for the most part they have done so from two different approaches.

Bibb’s support has been more from the development and philanthropic standpoint while Cooksey’s has been of the more service nature, not that both haven’t provided respective support from the other’s methodologies.

They will become the 38th and 39th members of the Red Coat Society, APSU athletics’ Hall of Fame of service, officially being inducted at halftime of the Govs men’s basketball game, February 24th, against Murray State.

Jeff Bibb and Ricky Cooksey to become newest members of the Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society Saturday, February 24th. (APSU Sports Information)

Jeff Bibb and Ricky Cooksey to become newest members of the Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society Saturday, February 24th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Football players John Ogles, Harold “Red” Roberts on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIrving, TX – John Ogles and Harold “Red” Roberts, the only two Austin Peay State University football players to have their respective jerseys retired, are on the 2015 Divisional Player ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame.

That has been announced by The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame. In total, 87 players and 25 coaches are on the ballot from the divisional ranks while 75 players and six coaches are on the Football Bowl Subdivision ballot.

Names are on the 2015 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. (APSU Sports Information)

Names are on the 2015 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Red Coat Society to induct President Tim Hall, Jack B. Turner Saturday

 

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APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall and local businessman Jack B. Turner will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, in between games of the Lady Govs-Governors 5:15pm, Saturday doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky.

The Red Coat Society, now in its 11th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU working for large Football Alumni turnout with Home Finale marking an end of an Era

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Every final home game, no matter the sport, has both a celebratory and reflective feel to them, and the November 16th football game against Southeast Missouri State University will not be any different.

Except it will also be the final event in what most current Austin Peay fans know as Governors Stadium and with the ending of that era the university is working to have a large number of alumni return to bid the 67-year old venue adieu.

APSU Governors Stadium.

APSU Governors Stadium.

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APSU to honor Legends of Governors Stadium November 16th

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – As the final days count down for the current version of Governors Stadium, Austin Peay State University plans to honor the Legends of Governors Stadium when the Govs serve as host to Southeast Missouri, 1:00pm, next Saturday.

APSU Athletics and APSU Alumni Association are inviting all former football players to return to Governors Stadium for one final sendoff to the venerable structure that will be torn down after 67 years and replaced for the 2014 season.

APSU Legends of Governors Stadium November 16th. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Legends of Governors Stadium November 16th. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Fans to vote on All-Time Governors Stadium Football Team

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will be “retiring” Governors Stadium, or at least as it is currently configured, at 2013 season’s conclusion when the wrecking balls begin collapsing the home side of the 67-year-old facility to make way for a new construction, including suites, for the 2014 season.

To celebrate such retirement, Austin Peay’s athletics department will honor the venerable facility by naming an All-Time Governors Stadium team.

Vote on All-Time Governors Stadium team. (APSU Sports Information)

Vote on All-Time Governors Stadium team. (APSU Sports Information)

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