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“Live the Dream” Event Features Softball Clinic and Banquet with Team USA’s Lauren Gibson

 

UT Lady VolsClarksville, TN – Faith Opportunity Character Unity Sacrifice (FOCUS) Softball is hosting a softball clinic Saturday, November 2nd, called “Live the Dream”. The Clinic will feature instruction from the 2013 SEC Player of the Year, Lady Vol and Team USA softball player Lauren Gibson.

Her Team USA teammate and former Lady Vol, Raven Chavanne will also teach at the clinic in addition to several collegiate players from across the Middle Tennessee area.

Lauren Gibson Lady Vol Softball-Team USA

Lauren Gibson Lady Vol Softball-Team USA

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer’s Ariza sisters ready for final Season

 

Written by Colby Wilson
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Beginning the final year of college can be stressful for many students. There’s another year of coursework to complete, sure, but there’s also a massive job search looms at year’s end for most graduates. For others, there are already bills to pay, with a mountain of student loans to pay off in the future.

Few also have elusive Ohio Valley Conference titles to chase while wondering if their professional soccer careers will keep them in the United States or take them to Europe, but not all students are like Natalia and Tatiana Ariza.

Austin Peay Women Soccer's Natalia Ariza (l) and Tatiana Ariza (r). (Brittney Sparn - APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women Soccer’s Natalia Ariza (l) and Tatiana Ariza (r). (Brittney Sparn – APSU Sports Information)

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Breigh Jones to represent APSU at Junior Pan Am Games

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – When classes start next week at Austin Peay State University, rising sophomore Breigh Jones will have one of the best ‘What did you do this summer?’ stories.

That’s because Jones will be returning from representing Team USA at the 2013 Junior Pan American Games in Medellin, Colombia, August 23rd-25th. The Memphis Tennessee native will compete as part of the 4x400m relay team.

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APSU’s Breigh Jones wins fifth-place at Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUDes Moines, IA – Rising sophomore Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, placed fifth in the finals of the United States Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships June 22nd at Drake Stadium, lowering her personal-best to 53.26.

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Military Athletes March in Olympic Opening Ceremony

 

By Gary Sheftick and Tim Hipps
Army News Service

U.S. ArmyLondon, England – U.S. service members were among more than 10,000 Olympians from around the world who marched into Olympic Stadium here during July 27th’s opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

Sixteen U.S. military athletes and four coaches are representing the United States in six different sporting venues: shooting, fencing, boxing, Greco-Roman wrestling, track and field and the modern pentathlon.

The athletes marched into a new stadium in east London after more than two hours of music and production that showcased the heritage and transitions of Great Britain from a “green and pleasant land” through the industrial revolution to the digital era.

Twenty U.S. military athletes and coaches joined in the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium in London, July 27, 2012. (Tim Hipps/U.S. Army)

Twenty U.S. military athletes and coaches joined in the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium in London, July 27, 2012. (Tim Hipps/U.S. Army)

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