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Hunter Tidwell leads APSU Men’s Golf in strong opening round at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversitySevierville, TNHunter Tidwell‘s opening-round 71 pushed the Austin Peay State University men’s golf team up the leaderboard to open Tennessee Tech’s Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate, which kicked off Sunday at Sevierville Golf Club’s River Course.

The Govs are third after an opening-round 297, behind Carson-Newman (287) and Lincoln Memorial (293).

Austin Peay Men's Golf sits in third place at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate in Sevierville. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf sits in third place at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate in Sevierville. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf travels to Sevierville for Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate

 

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APSU Men's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf continues an ambitious spring slate with a trip to Sevierville to compete in the fifth-annual Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate, hosted by Tennessee Tech at Sevierville Golf Club.

Austin Peay Men's Golf gets back to action Sunday at Sevierville Golf Club. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf gets back to action Sunday at Sevierville Golf Club. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Beach Volleyball’s historic start begins this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will have its 16th collegiate sponsored sport kick-off its inaugural season this weekend in Birmingham, AL, with the start of Beach Volleyball’s 2017 regular season, at the UAB Blazer Duals.

Austin Peay will play New Orleans, Tulane and UAB in the program’s historic opening weekend.

The addition of beach volleyball is the first sport added by the Governors Athletic Department since women’s soccer played its first season in the fall of 2002, while also becoming the 10th overall women’s sports sponsored by the university.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Schedule released today for APSU Beach Volleyball

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In just 33 days, Austin Peay State University’s inaugural beach volleyball season will get underway in Birmingham, Alabama with the first of 28 matches during the two-month campaign.

The Governors will open their first-ever season in the sand with an eight-day road trip, beginning at UAB’s Blazer Beach Duals in Birmingham, March 4th-5th.

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2017 – Presidential Proclamation

 

Written by the President of the United States of America

A Proclamation

President of the United States SealWashington, D.C. – When the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., shared his dream with the world atop the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, he gave mighty voice to our founding ideals. Few could have imagined that nearly half a century later, his iconic profile would forever be memorialized in stone, standing tall and gazing outward, not far from where he stirred our collective conscience to action.

In summoning a generation to recognize the universal threat of injustice anywhere, Dr. King’s example has proven that those who love their country can change it.

A foot soldier for justice and a giant of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. King lifted the quiet hopes of our Nation with the powers of his voice and pen.

United States President Barack Obama. (Pete Souza)

United States President Barack Obama.

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APSU’s Chris Horton named Tennessee Sports Writers Association College Player of the Year

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University star senior center Chris Horton, who led the Govs to an improbable Ohio Valley Conference tourney title and NCAA tournament appearance, was voted the Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association for the 2015-16 season, as announced by the organization Thursday.

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APSU to add Beach Volleyball to it’s Intercollegiate Athletics Program

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will add beach volleyball to its intercollegiate athletics program for Spring 2017, the university announced Thursday, May 5th. The addition will be the 16th Governors athletic team – and 10th team in its women’s portfolio – competing at the Division I level.

“Austin Peay State University is committed to providing opportunities for female student-athletes,” APSU President Alisa White said. “Beach volleyball is one of the fastest growing sports among NCAA schools, and I know students and fans alike will enjoy watching coach Taylor Mott‘s team compete.”

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball to make debut Spring 2017. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball to make debut Spring 2017. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics Hall of Fame to induct Paul Aaron into Honors Category

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Paul “Slick” Aaron was more than the brother of Dave Aaron. He was an outstanding three-sport athlete in his own right, in particular, in basketball during the late 1940s. He will be honored posthumously, 9:00am, Saturday, when he is inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame from the Honors category.

When the elder Aaron took over as athletic director and basketball coach in 1946-47, he was fortunate that brother Paul was one of the incoming first-year basketball players.

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A Day to Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Martin Luther King JrWashington, D.C. – As far as black Americans were concerned, the nation’s response to Brown was agonizingly slow, and neither state legislatures nor the Congress seemed willing to help their cause along.

President John F. Kennedy recognized that to secure equal protection of the laws for African Americans it would take a strong civil rights bill would put teeth into the drive to secure equal protection.

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Screaming Eagle Honor Flight aims to honor Veterans

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Screaming Eagle Honor Flight departed Nashville, TN to Washington, D.C., Saturday with 27 World War II, Vietnam and Korean War veterans on board. In addition, each veteran had a volunteer sponsor, two of which were the 101st Airborne Division’s Soldier of the year and noncommissioned officer of the year.

The Screaming Eagle Honor Flight is a Clarksville-based chapter of the Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit organization that provides veterans with free flights to and from D.C. Many of the veterans on board Saturday’s flight had never been to the National Mall to see the memorials that were built in their honor.

U.S. Marine veteran, Jim Devasher, a Bowling Green, Ky., native, points a name out on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Washington July 25, 2015. Staff Sgt. David Payton, 18th Airborne Corps and 101st Airborne Division NCO of the year was the guardian for Devasher during the Screaming Eagle Honor Flight. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

U.S. Marine veteran, Jim Devasher, a Bowling Green, Ky., native, points a name out on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Washington July 25, 2015. Staff Sgt. David Payton, 18th Airborne Corps and 101st Airborne Division NCO of the year was the guardian for Devasher during the Screaming Eagle Honor Flight. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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