APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University baseball team will welcome military personnel on Friday, April 21 for Military Appreciation Night at Raymond C. Hand Park.
The night will be filled with special events all designed to thank our military personnel for their courageous service and commitment.All military personnel and family members will receive free admission with a valid military ID at the main gate ticket booth.
There will be a free live concert on the concourse for fans entering the ballpark when gates open at 5:00pm.
Free BBQ will also be available to the first 200 military personnel and family members courtesy of Dickey’s Barbeque. In addition to the free food there will be a bounce house on the concourse for kids, the USO will have a table promoting their services and fans can sign up for on-field promotions when entering the park.
The Governors will honor Brigadier General John Novalis with a ceremonial first pitch. BG Novalis’ service awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze
Star (3 OLC), Air Medal (III), Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), NATO MSM, German Armed Forces
Medal of Honour in Silver, Senior Aviator Badge, Combat Action Badge, and Air Assault Badge.
In addition to BG Novalis, Fort Campbell will have members of the 101st and 160th in attendance to unfurl a large American flag for the National Anthem. The Nation Anthem will be performed by country music recording artist Jill Brooks.
Tickets for non-military personnel can be purchased by calling the box office at 931.221.PEAY (7329) or visiting our website letsgopeay.com for ticket information.