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Hendricks Fox inducted into APSU Red Coat Society

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Hendricks Fox, a former all-conference center for the Austin Peay football team in the late 1940s and early 1950s who since has been a benevolent donor to Governors Athletics, was inducted into the Red Coat Society during APSU’s football game with Chattanooga, Saturday afternoon.

The Red Coat Society, now in its 11th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.

Fox was instrumental in Austin Peay’s return to scholarship football in 2006.

Hendricks Fox, center, was inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday afternoon, during the APSU-Chattanooga football game. (APSU Sports Information)

Hendricks Fox, center, was inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday afternoon, during the APSU-Chattanooga football game. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Red Coat Society to induct President Tim Hall, Jack B. Turner Saturday

 

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APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall and local businessman Jack B. Turner will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, in between games of the Lady Govs-Governors 5:15pm, Saturday doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky.

The Red Coat Society, now in its 11th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

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Charles Hand inducted into Austin Peay’s Red Coat Society Saturday night

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Charles Hand, chairman and CEO of Hand Family Companies and long-time supporter of Austin Peay State University’s athletics programs, was inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday night during halftime ceremonies of the APSU-Eastern Illinois basketball game.

In its 10th year, the Red Coat Society serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.

Charles Hand inducted into Austin Peay's Red Coat Society Saturday night

Charles Hand inducted into Austin Peay’s Red Coat Society Saturday night

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Charles Hand to be inducted into Austin Peay Governors Club’s Red Coat Society, Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Charles Hand, chairman and CEO of Hand Family Companies and long-time supporter of Austin Peay State University’s athletics programs, will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday.

The Red Coat Society, now in its 10th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club. This year’s ceremony will take place during halftime of the Governors’ 7:30pm basketball game with Eastern Illinois.

Red Coat Society. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Red Coat Society. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay’s Bruce Myers co-recipient of OVC’s Thurston Banks Award

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – Dr. Bruce Myers and Dr. Gail Richard have been named the inaugural winners of the Ohio Valley Conference Thurston Banks Award for Distinguished Academic Service.

The award was established to recognize an individual (e.g. academic advisor, professor, tutor, etc.), with at least five years of service at one or more OVC member institutions, for his or her outstanding contributions to OVC student-athletes’ academic success, learning and development as well for his or her overall commitment to the institution’s athletics program.

Dr. Bruce Myers (R) shaking hands with Austin Peay President Tim Hall (L). (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Dr. Bruce Myers (R) shaking hands with Austin Peay President Tim Hall (L). (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Red Coat Society inducts three new members Saturday Night

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Saturday night, February 18th, the Red Coat Society inducted Don Jenkins, owner of Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda ; Gary Mathews, owner of Gary Mathews Automotive Group, and James Corlew, owner of James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac during halftime of the Austin Peay Governors Sears BracketBusters contest with Youngstown State.

The Red Coat Society serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club. This is the ninth year for the Red Coat Society.

Gary Mathews, James Corlew, and Don Jenkins were inducted into the Red Coat Society Saturday Night at halftime of the Austin Peay Governors vs. Youngstown State basketball game.

Gary Mathews, James Corlew, and Don Jenkins were inducted into the Red Coat Society Saturday Night at halftime of the Austin Peay Governors vs. Youngstown State basketball game.

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Austin Peay Red Coat Society to induct Three prominent Clarksville Auto Dealers

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three prominent Clarksville automobile dealers, who have been strong supporters of Austin Peay State University athletics for decades, will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday.

Don Jenkins, owner of Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda ; Gary Mathews, owner of Gary Mathews Automotive Group, and James Corlew, owner of James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac, will be recognized Saturday during halftime of the Governors’ Sears BracketBusters contest with Youngstown State. A reception also will take place 4:00pm, in the second level Governors Club Room. The trio will be honored with a red coat. «Read the rest of this article»

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Dr. Bruce Myers inducted into Red Coat Society

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Dr. Bruce Myers, who has served Austin Peay State University and its athletics department in multiple capacities during his 40 years at the school, was inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday.

The Red Coat Society serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club. This is the eighth year for the Red Coat Society.

Dr. Myers was recognized at halftime of the Governors’ 7:30pm, Saturday basketball contest with Tennessee State. A reception took place 4:00pm, in the second level Governors Club Room. He was honored with a red coat. «Read the rest of this article»

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Jimmy Dunn to be inducted into Red Coat Society

 

APSU Governors LogoThe Governors Club, Austin Peay State University’s athletic booster club, has announced this year’s class of the Red Coat Society, a Hall of Fame for service to APSU athletics.

In fact, this year’s class will be one person: Jimmy Dunn, a longtime insurance agent who owns Jimmy Dunn Insurance and who has been supporting APSU athletics since the early 1960s. He will be honored at halftime of APSU’s 1 p.m., Ohio Valley Conference men’s game with Tennessee State, Saturday. A reception also will take place 11:30 a.m. that day in the second level Governors Club Room. He will be honored with a red coat.

To be eligible for the Red Coat Society, individuals must be: a member in good standing of the Governors Club for at least five years; have supported the athletic programs at Austin Peay through financial contributions or participation in Governors Club fund-raisers and other events; have supported more than one sport both at home and away whenever possible and recognized within the APSU community for their association with Austin Peay athletics. «Read the rest of this article»

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