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Nashville Zoo Hosts Commodore Day for Vanderbilt Fans

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Zoo invites Vanderbilt fans to Commodore Appreciation Day on Sunday August 2nd.  From 1:00pm – 4:00pm, the Vanderbilt athletics department will be at the Zoo with activities, games and autograph opportunities with members of the Commodore Football program.

Activities for Commodore Appreciation Day take place on the Zoo’s Festival Field. Kids can enjoy inflatables, sports activities, and picture opportunities with Vandy gear. Representatives from the Vanderbilt Athletics Department and Football program will be on hand to participate in games, sign autographs and meet fans.

Commodore Day at the Nashville Zoo Sunday, August 2nd.

Commodore Day at the Nashville Zoo Sunday, August 2nd.

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Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst FourThoughts – U.S. Soccer Escapes Death and Vandy Takes The Series

 

Sports Fanalyst FourthoughtsClarksville, TN – I play fantasy football, baseball and basketball, but I am not addicted to playing fantasy sports games. I can stop, cold turkey, anytime I want to…right after fantasy tennis season is done. Here are my FourThoughts for this week.

U.S. Survives Group of Death

The U.S. Men’s Soccer team lost to Germany Thursday afternoon, 1-0, in their last game of group competition in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and fans of the team across America cheered.

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (7) looks to control the ball against United States defender Fabian Johnson (23) and midfielder Jermaine Jones (13) during the first half of the match during the 2014 World Cup at Arena Pernambuco. (Tim Groothuis/Witters Sport via USA TODAY Sports)

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (7) looks to control the ball against United States defender Fabian Johnson (23) and midfielder Jermaine Jones (13) during the first half of the match during the 2014 World Cup at Arena Pernambuco. (Tim Groothuis/Witters Sport via USA TODAY Sports)

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Vanderbilt’s Tim Corbin named Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year

 

Vanderbilt CommodoresNashville, Tn –Two days after winning Vanderbilt’s first-ever men’s national title Commodores’ head coach Tim Corbin has been named National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball.

Corbin led Vanderbilt to a 51-21 record, the Dores’ second straight 50-win season and third in the last four years. The Commodores returned to Omaha for the second time in four years winning the national title in just the school’s second-ever trip to the College World Series. Corbin surpassed 600 career wins during the season and now has 517 wins as the Commodores’ head coach, second-most in program history.

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Vanderbilt Commodores beat Texas 4-3 at College World Series will play for National Championship

 

Men's College World Series - CWSOmaha, NE – The Commodores are going to be playing for a national championship on Monday night after defeating Texas, 4-3, in a winner-take-all contest Saturday night at the College World Series in Omaha.

Vanderbilt loaded the bases in the bottom of the 10th inning and won the game on an infield hit from Tyler Campbell that scored right fielder Rhett Wiseman from third. Wiseman was among five Commodore players to notch two hits on the night.

Vanderbilt Commodores runner Bryan Reynolds (20) celebrates his run with pitcher Jared Miller (28) against the Texas Longhorns during game thirteen of the 2014 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. (Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports)

Vanderbilt Commodores runner Bryan Reynolds (20) celebrates his run with pitcher Jared Miller (28) against the Texas Longhorns during game thirteen of the 2014 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. (Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Governors Basketball take Vanderbilt Commodores to the limit before losing 58-56

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team went on the road and stood toe-to-toe with SEC foe Vanderbilt, taking the Commodores down to the wire in a 58-56 battle at Memorial Gym.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball drops heart-breaker to Vanderbilt 56-54.

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball drops heart-breaker to Vanderbilt 56-54.

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APSU Governors Basketball play Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville Tuesday

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 | 8:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymnasium

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball will head to Vanderbilt to play the Commodores for the first time since the 2007-08 season opener, an 81-67 Governors defeat, November 10th, 2007.

APSU is 1-13 all-time against Vandy.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball takes on Vanderbilt Tuesday.

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball takes on Vanderbilt Tuesday.

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APSU Governors Football to face University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Chattanooga Mocs

September 14th, 2013 | 5:00pm CDT
Chattanooga, TN | Finley Stadium (Davenport Field) (20,668)

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUChattanooga, TN – It is remarkable that two schools, separated by some 175 miles, have played football just four times in their respective histories and not since the 1968 season.

But such is the case when Austin Peay and Chattanooga meet for the first time in 45 years, 5:00pm (CT), Saturday, at Finley Stadium. The Mocs own a 4-0 series lead, with this being the first meeting in the Scenic City since 1967.

Austin Peay Football

Austin Peay Football

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APSU Football receiver Darryl Clack ready to emerge from shadows

 

Written by Colby Wilson
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – How does a man who stands six-feet, six-inches get overshadowed?

Junior wide receiver Darryl Clack seems shy at first glance. The soft-spoken Nashville native never seems to raise his voice. He glides onto the field with grace, but not fanfare. He remains as inconspicuous as a man of his stature and skills can be, especially someone who commands such attention from opposing defensive backs.

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APSU Governors Football set to play Tennessee Volunteers for first time

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUKnoxville, TN – The curtain will rise on the Kirby Cannon Era, 5:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University plays Tennessee for the first time in program history.

Cannon, who was hired as Austin Peay’s 18th head coach in mid-March, is only the third APSU coach hired in the last 50 years that owned previous college-coaching head-coaching experience.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football Game Times set for Tennessee, Vanderbilt contests

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Game times for Austin Peay State University’s first two 2013 football contests have been determined.

Earlier Tuesday the Southeastern Conference announced its television schedule for the season’s first three weeks and with that came APSU’s game times at Tennessee (August 31st) and at Vanderbilt (September 7th).

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Austin Peay State University Football

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