Washington, D.C. – Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.
It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886.
Washington, D.C. – On July 4th, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain.
The Constitution provides the legal and governmental framework for the United States, however, the Declaration, with its eloquent assertion “all Men are created equal,” is equally beloved by the American people.
Philadelphians marked the first anniversary of American independence with a spontaneous celebration, which is described in a letter by John Adams to Abigail Adams.
Clarksville, TN – Five of college baseball’s top relief specialists have been selected as finalists for the ninth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, the NCBWA announced Wednesday.
This year’s finalists include NCAA saves leader Tyler Rogers of Austin Peay along with David Berg of UCLA, Jonathan Holder of Mississippi State, Michael Lorenzen of Cal State Fullerton, and Jimmie Sherfy of Oregon.
Bloomington, IN – Rallying from two-run deficits twice, at Bart Kaufman Field June 2nd, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team defeats Valparaiso University, 5-4, to reach the championship game of a NCAA regional for the second straight year.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s nationally-ranked baseball team will put its program-record 12-game win streak on the line when it opens Ohio Valley Conference Tournament play with a 3:00pm, Thursday contest against an opponent to be determined.
Jackson, TN – For the third time in program history Austin Peay State University’s baseball team can celebrate a sweep of the Ohio Valley Conference’s top awards. Junior first baseman Craig Massoni was named the league’s Player of the Year and senior closer Tyler Rogers was named its Pitcher of the Year at the annual OVC Baseball Awards Banquet held Tuesday night.
“I’m not sure I have a word that is good enough to describe what these two men meant to our team,” said Austin Peay head coach Gary McClure. “Having Tyler involved in 27 decisions over 42 wins is incredible. And on the other hand, Craig was a guy who hit almost .500 in league play and didn’t do it with singles – he did it with doubles and home runs.
Jackson, TN – A program-record six Austin Peay State University baseball players were recognized as the Ohio Valley Conference’s best player at their respective positions, receiving first-team All-OVC recognition, Tuesday night, at the OVC’s Annual Baseball Awards Banquet.
In addition to the six first-team honorees, which broke the program record set in 1996, Austin Peay saw two players receive second-team recognition. The eight total honorees ties the program record set in 1996.
Austin Peay Governors Baseball continues homestand with Southern Illinois Salukis and Indiana State Sycamores
Tuesday & Wednesday, February 26th-27th, 2013 | 3:00pm / 3:00pm
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team continues its eight-game homestand with a pair of contests against Missouri Valley Conference opposition Southern Illinois Salukis and Indiana State Sycamores.
Illinois State vs. Austin Peay Governors
Friday-Sunday, February 22nd-24th | 3:00pm, 1:00pm, 1:00pm
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team begins an eight-game homestand – and a stretch of five straight games against Missouri Valley Conference foes – when it hosts Illinois State in a three-game series, Friday-Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Middle Tennessee
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 | 3:00pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team opens the road portion of its 2013 slate when it meets Middle Tennessee in a 3:00pm, Tuesday contest at Reese Smith Jr. Field.
It is one of just two road games in the Govs’ first 17 outings to begin the season.
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