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17th Annual Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl to feature Notre Dame vs. LSU December 30th

 

Game will represent both teams’ first trip to the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl and first on field meeting since 2007 Sugar Bowl

Music City BowlNashville, TN – Representatives from the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl announced today the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will represent the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in the 17th annual Bowl as they take on the LSU Tigers of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

Kickoff will be Tuesday, December 30th at 2:00pm CST at LP Field in Nashville. The game will be televised live on ESPN.

“In our five years as the title sponsor, we’ve been pleased to welcome teams rich in history and tradition, this year is certainly no exception with Notre Dame and LSU” said Dan Crockett, President/CEO of Franklin American Mortgage Company. “We’re proud of the economic impact the game makes on the city, as well as the nationwide recognition it gives our company. The Bowl also presents an opportunity to give back to the communities that have helped in our success, and the exposure it generates brings even greater attention to the numerous charitable organizations we support. Both teams playing in this year’s game have had great seasons, and we can’t wait to see them take the field.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf’s Austin Kramer tied for fourth at Golfweek Conference Challenge

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBurlington, IA – Junior Austin Kramer sits in a fourth-place tie after Day 1 of the Golfweek Conference Challenge while he and his Austin Peay State University teammates sit in ninth place overall after Sunday’s opening round, being played at Spirit Hollow Golf Course.

The Knoxville Tennessee junior, Kramer had five birdies and three bogeys on the par-72, 7,222-yard layout as the Govs shot an 11-over 299.

Austin Kramer shot a 2-under 70 in the opening round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Kramer shot a 2-under 70 in the opening round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University interim Golf Coach Dustin Korte makes debut Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBurlington, IA – In his first tournament as Austin Peay State University interim men’s golf coach, Dustin Korte will take an extremely young group of Govs to Golfweek’s Conference Challenge, Sunday-Tuesday, at Spirit Hollow Golf Course.

Austin Kramer has ascended to the No. 1 role as the Governors open the 2014-15 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Kramer has ascended to the No. 1 role as the Governors open the 2014-15 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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Vanderbilt’s Tim Corbin named Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year

 

Vanderbilt CommodoresNashville, Tn -Two days after winning Vanderbilt’s first-ever men’s national title Commodores’ head coach Tim Corbin has been named National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball.

Corbin led Vanderbilt to a 51-21 record, the Dores’ second straight 50-win season and third in the last four years. The Commodores returned to Omaha for the second time in four years winning the national title in just the school’s second-ever trip to the College World Series. Corbin surpassed 600 career wins during the season and now has 517 wins as the Commodores’ head coach, second-most in program history.

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs Breigh Jones ready for NCAA’s biggest stage

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field middle-distance runner Breigh Jones is ready for her sport’s biggest stage, as she heads to Eugene, OR this week for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones prepares for the NCAA Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones prepares for the NCAA Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs play Louisville

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs vs Louisville Cardinals

Austin Peay Lady Govs LogoClarksville, TN - Austin Peay returns to the Ohio River Valley for the second time in a week, this time to meet No. 7 Louisville in a 6:00pm (CT), Saturday contest at the KFC YUM! Center.

APSU Lady Govs visit Louisville

APSU Lady Govs visit Louisville

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APSU Governors Tennis’ Jasmin Ademovic, Dimitar Ristovski fall at ITA All-American Championships

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUTulsa, OK – A pair of Austin Peay State University men’s tennis players saw their time at the ITA All-American Championships come to an end, Saturday, with losses in the Pre-Qualifying Round at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Football Coach Boots Donnelly inducted into National Football Foundation Hall of Fame

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsAtlanta, GA - James “Boots” Donnelly, the only coach to lead Austin Peay State University football to an Ohio Valley Conference championship was inducted into the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame, Wednesday night.

The enshrinement ceremony was held at Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. It was the first time the event was held in Atlanta, the new home of the Hall of Fame.

2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame inductees. (APSU Sports Information)

2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame inductees. (APSU Sports Information)

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University of Tennessee to retire Candace Parker’s jersey

 

Knoxville, TN - After the Southeastern Conference Office unveiled this year’s league schedule on Tuesday, Tennessee Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick announced her team’s 2013-14 slate. UT also revealed it will retire Candace Parker’s jersey on January 2nd prior to the LSU game.

The defending SEC champion Lady Volunteers, who were 27-8 in 2012-13 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, will play 18 regular-season games vs. teams that saw postseason action a year ago. That group includes 11 teams that made the NCAA Tournament and five that played in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves among a pair of Lady Vols playing for USA Basketball

 

University of Tennessee - UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN — Excited about the opportunities before them, a pair of Lady Vols are preparing to begin stints of play abroad with USA Basketball this summer.

Rising University of Tennessee junior Ariel Massengale earned a spot on the USA World University Games Team, which will play July 8th through 15th in Kazan, Russia. Rising sophomore Bashaara Graves, meanwhile, heads to Panevėžys, Lithuania, for the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women on July 18th through 28th.

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

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