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Instant Peay Play: Alumnus Award recipient laid foundation at APSU that led to Super Bowls and Michigan’s Big House

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Justin Dickens has made a few stops in his career in the sports information profession since graduating from Austin Peay State University, including two Super Bowl trips and his current job as associate director of public and media relations for the University of Michigan football team, but traces all of that back to his four years as a student assistant under current Govs Sports Information Director Brad Kirtley.

A 2003 bachelor of science degree in public relations graduate returned to Austin Peay for the first time in five years, October 26th, as he was honored in the Morgan University Center Ballroom as one of the two Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients for 2013 by the university.

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

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Taylor Senseney’s last-second basket lifts Northwest High School Lady Vikings to one-point victory over LaVergne Wolverines

 

Northwest High School VikingsClarksville, TN – Northwest High School’s Taylor Senseney knocked down a 12-foot jumper with 3.8 seconds left, November 22nd at the Willard Ross Memorial Gymnasium, to complete a fourth-quarter come-from-behind victory as the Lady Vikings defeated the LaVergne High School Wolverines, 43-42.

Senseney’s game-winner for Northwest (1-4) came after LaVergne’s Jasmine Smith’s driving layup with 25 seconds left had put the Wolverines up 42-41.

Northwest Lady Vikings win on last second shot over LaVergne Wolverines. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Northwest Lady Vikings win on last second shot over LaVergne Wolverines. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

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Early deficit more than Northwest High School Vikings can overcome in 86-62 loss to LaVergne Wolverines

 

Northwest High School VikingsClarksville, TN – Northwest High School’s boys basketball team fell behind 7-0 after the first two minutes of play, November 22nd at Willard Ross Memorial Gymnasium, to the LaVergne High School Wolverines and never recovered in a 86-62 loss.

LaVergne (3-0), one of the favorites to win District 7-AAA, exploded out of the gate right away getting a game-opening layup from Charles Sutton just seven seconds into the game.

Northwest Vikings falls to Lavergne 86-62. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Northwest Vikings falls to Lavergne 86-62. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball stuggles in final minutes to lose to Utah Valley Wolverines 84-77

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsChattanooga, TN – Austin Peay State University’s defensive struggles continued to make December a forgettable month.

Utah Valley shot 61 percent from the floor and scored on eight of its last nine possessions to pull away late to defeat the Governors, 84-77, in first-round play of the Dr. Pepper Classic, being played at McKenzie Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball heads to Chattanooga this weekend for the Dr. Pepper Classic

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Utah Valley

December 28th, 2012 | 3:30pm
McKenzie Arena| Chattanooga, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is the 23rd Annual Dr. Pepper Classic, hosted by Chattanooga. This is the Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s second tourney appearance. The Governors reached the finals of 2000 Classic.

APSU has never played two-Utah Valley and High Point-of the entrants in this year’s tourney. APSU and Chattanooga have played 18 times previously.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans grab defensive tackle Mike Martin in the 3rd Round of the NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans pickup Michigan Wolverines defensive tackle Mike Martin with the 19th pick (82nd overall pick).

Martin was the 2011 season captain for Michigan and also a four year letterman. He had 64 tackles and 3.5 sacks his senior year. Martin’s strength is his strong suit. He is a durable player that uses his strength to work blockers and stop runs. At the combine, he was the top performer on the bench press with 36 reps. «Read the rest of this article»

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