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2015 APSU Governors Golf Classic has Record Turnout

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – With a record number of teams, players and courses, Austin Peay State University’s annual Governors Golf Classic, in conjunction with the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, enjoyed its finest showing in the event’s 29-year history, Friday.

Golfers competed at the Clarksville Country Club, Swan Lake Golf Course and at the Links at Novadell in Hopkinsville – the first time participation numbers demanded the event expand to three courses. In all, more than 80 teams appeared on the three courses, featuring more than 300 players.

2015 Austin Peay Governors Golf Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

2015 Austin Peay Governors Golf Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic set for Friday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic and Partner Celebration Dinner is Friday and pairings have been announced for the one-day, three-course tournament.

The event, which has seen APSU Athletics and the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce combined their two tournaments, will be played Friday at the Clarksville Country Club, Swan Lake Golf Course and The Links at Novadell in Hopkinsville, KY.

The shotgun start for the four-player, best-ball scramble is 10:30am at the three courses.

Austin Peay Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic. (APSU Sports)

Austin Peay Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic. (APSU Sports)

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Austin Peay State University Football hires Kyran Weaver as new linebackers coach

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University ( APSU ) football hires Kyran Weaver, a former defensive coach under Kirby Cannon at Missouri S&T, as the new linebackers coach and the program’s strength and conditioning coordinator.

He replaces Gary Shephard, who retired from coaching earlier this year.

Austin Peay State University Football hires Kyran Weaver as new linebackers coach. (Courtesy: APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University football to begin spring practice under new coach

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A week after being announced as Austin Peay State University’s new football coach, Kirby Cannon will get a chance to see his team on the mega-grass turf for the first time when spring practice begins, 3:30pm, Tuesday, in Governors Stadium.

Austin Peay Football.

Austin Peay Football.

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Austin Peay State University presents Kirby Cannon as new Governors head football coach

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN — A Tuesday’s morning press conference in the front lobby of the Dunn Center not only completed a process, but also opened a new era in Austin Peay State University’s football program, with the official presentation of Kirby Cannon as the school’s 18th head coach.

Austin Peay Head Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

Austin Peay Head Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

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Austin Peay State University football’s linebackers coach Gary Shephard Resigns

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Gary Shephard, who returned to Austin Peay State University two seasons ago to assist his longtime friend and football coaching cohort Rick Christophel, has resigned his position as Governors linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator.

Gary Shephard resigns as APSU linebackers coach (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Gary Shephard resigns as APSU linebackers coach (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Rick Christophel Radio Show debuts Thursday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – The Rick Christophel Show will begin 6:00pm, Thursday from Edward’s Steakhouse in downtown Clarksville. The one-hour show will be aired on The Governors Sports Network (WVRY 105.1 FM), the home of Austin Peay State University broadcasts.

Rick Christophel Radio Show. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Rick Christophel Radio Show. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Tennessee State

 

October 1st, 2011 • 6:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN • Governors Stadium (10,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A victory against Tennessee State, Saturday, would allow the Govs start 2-0 in the OVC for the first time since 1977.

The Govs-TSU match up will serve as each program’s first of the 2011 Sergeant York Trophy Series. In fact, Tennessee Tech is playing at UT Martin also in a Sgt. York Trophy game on Saturday.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

Ryan White ran for 132 yards on 27 carries to help the Governors defeat Eastern Kentucky, 23-17 last Saturday.

Ryan White ran for 132 yards on 27 carries to help the Governors defeat Eastern Kentucky, 23-17 last Saturday.

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Eastern Kentucky

 

APSU Football • September 24th, 2012 • 6:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN • Governors Stadium (10,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is Austin Peay’s 39th Ohio Valley Conference season. The Govs are 93-171-2 alltime in OVC play, including 9-29 in OVC openers. The Govs won their OVC opener a year ago, 26-23, against Tennessee State.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

Austin Peay last won a football game, 26-23, against Tennessee State, September 18th. They enter the contest amidst a 10-game losing streak.

Junior quarterback Jake Ryan threw for a career-best 245 yards against Memphis. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

Junior quarterback Jake Ryan threw for a career-best 245 yards against Memphis. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Memphis

 

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September 17th, 2011 • 6:00pm CDT
Memphis, TN • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (61,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is Austin Peay’s 75th season of college football, including nine non-scholarship seasons (1997-2005). They enter the contest with a 271-468-16 record.

Austin Peay has enjoyed only 18 winning seasons in 74 years of football and only two winning seasons since the turn of the century–a 7-5 mark in 2002 as a non-scholarship program and a 7-4 record in 2007 in Rick Christophel’s first season.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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