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APSU Govs’ Chris Hortin invited to Portsmouth Basketball Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUPortsmouth, VA – Not only did Chris Horton‘s play as a senior, in particular his Ohio Valley Conference tournament Most Valuable Player performance, earn him nationwide attention, he also has caught the attention of professional scouts.

The 6-8 Horton has earned an invite to next week’s Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (P.I.T.), which will be played in front of representatives from all 30 NBA teams and from numerous international leagues.

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APSU’s Khalil Davis nominated for Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches Good Works Team

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior Austin Peay State University forward/guard Khalil Davis is one of 257 nominees for the 2016 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Good Works Teams®, sponsored by Allstate Insurance Company.

The award shines a spotlight on a select group of student-athletes who have shown dedication to service in their respective communities.

In its fourth year, the Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams® recognize players at all levels of college basketball who have made outstanding contributions in the areas of volunteerism and civic involvement.

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Tennessee Vols Basketball face Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs at home

 

UT Vols vs. Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Continuing a stretch of three games in six days, the Tennessee basketball program welcomes Gardner-Webb to Thompson-Boling Arena for a Sunday matinee. Tip is set for 12:00pm ET (1:00pm CT) and the contest will be streamed live online through SEC Network +.

SEC Network + is the live streaming, digital component of the SEC Network that can only be accessed through a computer, tablet, or mobile device. To access Sunday’s game, visit www.WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app and log in using your cable or satellite account information.

Tennessee hosts the Runnin' Bulldogs in the first of two preliminary games in the Barclays Center Classic. (UT Athletic Department)

Tennessee hosts the Runnin’ Bulldogs in the first of two preliminary games in the Barclays Center Classic. (UT Athletic Department)

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Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst Fourthoughts

 

Sports Fanalyst FourthoughtsClarksville, TN – Welcome to the first edition of Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst Fourthoughts

There is the real world, and then there is the sports world. A lot of people happily commute back and forth between the two. This is for those commuters, dressed like Clark Kent, but when they emerge from a McDonald’s bathroom (due to lack of phone booths in 2014) they have on their favorite sports jersey and foam finger, ready to talk about the latest update that just popped up from the ESPN app on their smart phone.

APSU Athletic Department to reveal a new “visual identity series” including a new primary logo, Governor Peay logo and an updated word mark Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Athletic Department to reveal a new “visual identity series” including a new primary logo, Governor Peay logo and an updated word mark Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball begins season with home exhibition against Central Missouri Mules

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s unofficial start to the 2013-14 men’s basketball season will occur 7:00pm, Monday when the Govs play their traditional exhibition foe, perennial Division II power Central Missouri, in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Brittney Sparn-APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Brittney Sparn-APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville girl meets New Orleans Hornets Anthony Davis

 

Hank BonecutterClarksville TN – When 14 year old Kaitlan McLaughlin boarded a plane with her mother Deanna to fly to her grandfather’s funeral in Vancouver Washington, little did she know what a surprise awaited her when she got there.

She would meet NBA star Anthony Davis with the New Orleans Hornets.

Let’s start from the beginning.

(L to R) Deanna McLaughlin, Anthony Davis and Kaitlan McLaughlin.

(L to R) Deanna McLaughlin, Anthony Davis and Kaitlan McLaughlin.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball opens season with Samford at home Friday night

 

Austin Peay vs. Samford

November 9th, 2012 | Dave Aaron Arena | Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It has been a rare occasion Austin Peay men’s basketball team has opened at home, at least under head coach Dave Loos.

In fact, Friday’s 7:00pm, season opener against Samford in Dave Aaron Arena is only the fifth time in Loos’ 23 season the Governors have opened a season at home. It has been since the 2003-04 season the Governors (Knoxville College) have played at home. It has been since the 1995-96 season since the Govs played a Division I team (Northern Illinois) at home to open the season. Normally the Govs are paying the bills through guarantee games or related tournaments.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Hand Family partner in new ownership group of the NBA Memphis Grizzlies

 

Memphis GrizzliesClarksville TN – New Memphis Grizzlies owner, billionaire Robert Pera, introduced his ownership group at a standing room only media event at the FedEx Forum on Monday, saying he was “the luckiest man in the world right now.”

Pera, the CEO of Silicon Valley wireless networking company Ubiquiti Networks and Grizzlies CEO Jason Levien addressed the media and announced their new ownership group, which includes Clarksville based Hand Family of Companies.

Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera

Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera

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The Final Horne: Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Finals was what most of us wanted anyway

 

The Final Horne: with James D. HorneClarksville, TN – Except for the hardcore fans of the teams that have been knocked out, and despite an atypical-boring and injury-changed first round, most pundits and casual NBA fans hoped for the NBA Finals match up that we have between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder that gets started Tuesday night in Oklahoma City, OK on ABC.

We all know the stories of the two teams.

NBA Finals

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Clarksville Boy Scouts recruit NBA Legend Rick Barry for Local Fundraiser

 

Rick Barry to be Featured Speaker at the Breakfast Event

Boy Scouts of AmericaNashville, TN – The Middle Tennessee Council of Boy Scouts of America is thrilled to welcome NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry to Montgomery County, where he will be the featured speaker at the 10th Annual Clarksville “Friends of Scouting” Breakfast.

A chance for business and community leaders to come together in support of local Scouting programs and the young men and women they serve, the early morning fundraiser will be held at the Water Street Event Center on Thursday, April 12th. «Read the rest of this article»

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