Written by Gina Anderson
Washington, D.C. – When global food prices spiked dramatically in late 2007 and into 2008, the costs of many basic dietary staples doubled or even tripled around the world, sparking protests and riots. Panicked governments stopped exporting food, aggravating the crisis.
Almost as troubling: the crisis had taken the world by surprise.
To keep it from happening again, international leaders created an agricultural monitoring group, bringing together representatives from governments and aid groups.
Austin Peay (7-8) vs. Eastern Kentucky (9-6)
Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 | 7:00pm
Clarksville, TN – It’s officially time to get down to business.
After nearly two months of pre-conference preparation—15 games to set to determine the team’s weakness and strengths and set the appropriate player rotations—Ohio Valley Conference play opens, 7:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University plays host to Eastern Kentucky in Dave Aaron Arena.
#4/5 Tennessee (5-0) vs. #8/8 Texas (4-0)
Sunday, November 29th, 2015 | 2:31pm ET (1:31pm CT)
Knoxville, TN – The #4/5 Lady Vols (5-0) continue their eight-game homestand with a top-10 matchup against #8/8 Texas (4-0) at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday. Tipoff is slated for 2:30pm, and the game will be broadcast live on ESPN.
Tiffany Greene (PxP) and Carolyn Peck (Analyst) will describe the action on ESPN/WatchESPN. Fans can hear the Lady Vol Network broadcast on stations across the state as well as via a live stream worldwide with Mickey Dearstone calling the action.
Tickets for the game can be purchased online via www.UTTIX.com
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will square off against Western Kentucky in a home-and-home set this week.
The Govs will travel to Western Kentucky for a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest at Nick Denes Field in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Austin Peay then will host the Hilltoppers in a 6:00pm, Wednesday contest at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Austin Peay vs. Middle Tennessee
Wednesday, April 8th | 6:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will wrap up a home-and-home series against Middle Tennessee with a 6:00pm, Wednesday contest at Raymond C. Hand Park.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will participate in the 14th annual Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, set to be held, November 27th-28th, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
The Governors will face Brown, Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Thursday, November 27th in a 1:00pm, CT tip, The other semifinal will feature Stephen F. Austin vs. Prairie View A&M. The Govs will play one of those two teams, Friday, November 28th, at either 1:30pm or 4:00pm CT.
Bowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team got another goal from senior Tatiana Ariza and a stout Lady Govs defense buckled down in overtime to salvage a 1-1 against Western Kentucky, Thursday, at the WKU Soccer Complex.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team embarks on a rare Thursday-Monday road swing when they travel to Western Kentucky (7:00pm, September 5th) and Lipscomb (7:00pm, September 9th) for a pair of non-conference tilts.
Atlanta, 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.
Tampa, FL – Former Austin Peay State University coach Bill Schmitz has died at the age of 59. His death was confirmed Monday following an apparent suicide jump from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa.
A longtime coach, Schmitz had a lengthy coaching resume that included stops at Cincinnati, Rice, Vanderbilt and Eastern Michigan before getting his first head coaching job with the United States Coast Guard Academy.
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