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APSU ROTC icon Greg Lane named recipient of 2021 OVC Thurston Banks Award

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Lt. Colonel Greg Lane of Austin Peay State University (APSU) and Dr. Leveda Birdwell of Tennessee Tech University have been named the recipients of the 2021 Ohio Valley Conference Thurston Banks Award for Distinguished Academic Service.

The award, selected by the OVC Faculty Athletics Representatives (FARs), was established in 2013 to recognize individuals (e.g. academic advisor, professor, tutor, etc.), with at least five years of service at one or more OVC member institutions, for their outstanding contributions to OVC student-athletes’ academic success, learning and development as well for his or her overall commitment to the institution’s athletics program.

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APSU Athletics icon Cheryl Holt inducted to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – For nearly 35 years, Cheryl Holt served in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department in various roles. Holt has been inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings, Friday.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

Austin Peay's Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics Department’s Cheryl Holt selected to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Cheryl Holt has been selected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. She will be inducted during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings in May. Holt has served in the APSU athletics department in various roles for nearly 35 years.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

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APSU Governors Red Coat Society to induct Joe Maynard, Cathi Maynard, Ron Morton

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Governors Club, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics booster club, has announced that Joe and Cathi Maynard and Ron Morton will be inducted into the Governors Club Red Coat Society.

Joe and Cathi Maynard will be recognized at halftime of the men’s basketball game against UT Martin that evening. Ron Morton will be recognized at a later date.

Joe and Cathi Maynard are recent members of the Austin Peay family, but they have quickly become two of the Governors biggest supporters.

Joe Maynard, Cathi Maynard, and Ron Morton to be inducted into the Austin Peay Governors Red Coat Society Saturday afternoon at basketball double header. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Former APSU coach Dave Loos enshrined in OVC Hall of Fame at annual league awards brunch

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – Friday morning, June 1st, 2018, former Austin Peay State University (APSU) Men’s Basketball head coach Dave Loos strode to the podium to accept yet another enshrinement, this time into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame.

“I hope I grew as a coach through the years,” Loos said. “You have coaches who win at all costs, and you have coaches who are transforming lives, not only coaching the X’s and O’s but mentoring student-athletes. I think that’s what’s going on in the OVC, and I appreciate that and I was proud to be a part of that and I would simply tell you to keep up the good work.”

Dave Loos inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Dave Loos inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos selected for OVC Hall of Fame induction

 

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APSU Men's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Longtime Austin Peay State University men’s basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame and will be officially inducted at the annual OVC Honors Brunch, Friday, June 1st, 2018 at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Nashville.

The Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame was organized in 1977 with the intent of honoring the coaches, administrators, faculty and staff that have been associated with the OVC for at least five years and provided extensive and outstanding service to the Conference.

Former Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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Longtime APSU Govs supporter Bill Roberts passes away at 63

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Bill Roberts, a longtime supporter of Austin Peay State University athletics and prominent member of the Clarksville community, passed away Tuesday at the age of 63.

Since moving to Clarksville from Massachusetts in the mid-1990s, Roberts has been a community pillar and an active supporter of all things Austin Peay. A member of the Red Coat Society—Austin Peay’s Hall of Fame for service to APSU athletics—Roberts was instrumental in the group’s foundation and was inducted in 2007 alongside Billy Atkins and the late Dr. Gaines Hunt.

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Instant Peay Play: Dr. Gaines Hunt left mark across APSU landscape

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the passing of Dr. Gaines Hunt this past Friday, Austin Peay lost not only a longtime former professor and administrator, but someone who touched so many lives, both at APSU and across the country.

A native of near-by Cheatham County, Hunt’s ties with Austin Peay go back to the early 1960’s – graduating in 1966 – and returning as a Professor of Agriculture in 1971, twice serving as the department chair, after earning his Master’s and Doctorate degrees at Mississippi State.

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Longtime APSU Athletics supporter Lawrence Baggett to receive 2017 OVC Thurston Banks Award

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – A longtime supporter of Austin Peay State University athletics, Dr. Lawrence Baggett has been named a recipient of the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Thurston Banks Award for Distinguished Academic Service.

The award, selected by the OVC Faculty Athletics Representatives (FARs), was established in 2013 to recognize individuals (e.g. academic advisor, professor, tutor, etc.), with at least five years of service at one or more OVC member institutions, for their outstanding contributions to OVC student-athletes’ academic success, learning and development as well for his or her overall commitment to the institution’s athletics program.

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APSU Department of Agriculture to host Alumni Harvest, Farm Facility Open House on October 18th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When the Austin Peay State University Department of Agriculture was a long way from being the fastest-growing college department of agriculture in Tennessee that it is today, one man believed in the potential of both the department and the APSU Farm, a 440-acre plot of land now known as the Farm and Environmental Education Center.

“Dr. Gaines Hunt single-handedly kept the APSU Farm going for several years – sometimes with his own equipment, time and money,” John Bartee Jr., co-chair of the APSU agriculture advisory committee, said. “From an alumni perspective, he’s had a huge impact on the department and the university.”

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APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center. (APSU)

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