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Instant Peay Play: APSU Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe talks about paying NCAA athletes

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Paying NCAA student-athletes monies above and beyond their athletic scholarships is something that’s been talked about for years, decades even, but recent events have brought paying athletes back into the headlines.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe.

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APSU Governors Golf head to Mississippi for Reunion Intercollegiate

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMadison, MS – For the third time in as many weeks, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will compete against a challenging field as it participates in the Reunion Intercollegiate, Monday and Tuesday at Reunion Golf and Country Club.

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

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

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Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst Fourthoughts – April Madness and War

 

Sports Fanalyst FourthoughtsClarksville, TN – Someone broke the watercooler at the last office party and my grapevine died in this crazy weather. So here are my Fourthoughts for this week.

March Madness Ends With Clash of the Titans: I would guess most who read the above title assumed I was referring to the showdown of Kentucky vs. Uconn for the NCAA Men’s Tournament Championship. After all, it has been a wild tournament and the storylines for these two teams have sports writers drooling like Victoria Secret came out with a new line of lingerie with the colors and logo of pro sports teams.

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Amia Butler

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports Information - , APSU, Governors, Govs, Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Freshman Amia Butler, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, has been named this week’s Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Butler won the long jump at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold with a personal-best 5.77m (18’ 11.25”) leap on a cold, rainy afternoon in Nashville. The mark ranks second in the Ohio Valley Conference and is the best by a Lady Govs since Sherlonda Johnson’s NCAA Regional-qualifying 5.99m leap at the 2006 OVC Championships.

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Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame opens Pat Summitt Exhibit

 

Tennessee Vols - UT Vols - University of Tennessee VolunteersNashville, TN – The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, located inside the Bridgestone Arena, has announced a new, permanent Pat Summitt Exhibit that will open on Friday, the first day of activities at the 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four.

The Nashville Local Organizing Committee (NLOC) is providing free admission to the Pat Summitt Exhibit from April 4th-8th, allowing basketball fans to experience the new exhibit during their time in Nashville Tennessee.

Pat Summitt Exhibit opens in Nashville. (UT Sports Information)

Pat Summitt Exhibit opens in Nashville. (UT Sports Information)

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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 Lady Govs Basketball named OVC Team Sportsmanship Award recipient

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team has received the Ohio Valley Conference Team Sportsmanship Award for the 2013-14 season, the league announced Friday.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball gets OVC Team Sportsmanship Award. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball gets OVC Team Sportsmanship Award. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball sets 2014 Schedule

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Trips to Akron, Clemson, Knoxville and Bowling Green highlight the 2014 Austin Peay State University volleyball schedule constructed by head coach Taylor Mott and released, Thursday.

Austin Peay State University Volleyball Team. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Volleyball Team. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field begin outdoor season at Ole Miss Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team opens its outdoor season with journey to Oxford, MS for the Ole Miss Invitational. The one-day event begins 9:00am, Saturday, at the Ole Miss Track and Field Complex.

Austin Peay Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols No. 1 Seed in NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

 

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Tennessee Will Play Host To No. 16 Seed Northwestern State In Saturday’s First Round

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee is making its record 33rd appearance in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, and the Lady Vols will do so as a No.1 seed, hosting No. 16 seed Northwestern State on Saturday, the NCAA Selection Committee announced Monday night.

This is the 22nd time Tennessee has been a No. 1 seed in the tournament, and the first time since 2011.

Head coach Holly Warlick’s squad, 27-5 on the season and an automatic qualifier by virtue of its SEC Tournament title, earned the top seeding in the Louisville regional.

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