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APSU Athletics, Clarksville Chamber of Commerce partner for 4-course golf event

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The annual Governors Golf Classic has a new partner and name for 2015.

In fact, APSU Athletics and the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to combine their two golf tournaments into the Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic and Partner Celebration dinner, June 26th.

Beginning with a 10:30am shotgun start at four local courses (Clarksville Country Club, Cole Park at Fort Campbell, Swan Lake Golf Course and The Links at Novadell) the four-player, best-ball scramble promises to surpass last year’s 28th annual APSU event, which saw a record 280 participants in the two-course (Swan Lake and Clarksville Country Club) event.

Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic set for June 26th, 2015.

Governors and Chamber Community Golf Classic set for June 26th, 2015.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf Classic sets record at 280 participants

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – More than 280 golfers participated in the 27th Annual Governors Golf Classic, held Friday, at Swan Lake Golf Course and the Clarksville Country Club.

It was the largest Govs Classic since it was initiated in 1987 and believed to be the largest tournament of its kind as far as participants in Clarksville history as 34 teams played at Swan Lake and the 36 at the Country Club.

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Josh Black has impressive showing at Bud Light Two Man Scramble Skills Challenge

 

Clarksville Golf AssociationClarksville, TN – Placing first or second in four of the five events, local golfer Josh Black had the best performance at the Bud Light Two Man Scramble Skills Challenge, held at The River Club on June 21st.

With the best golfers in the Clarksville area participating, Black won the big break challenge – individually – and teamed with Brian Balthrop to win the putting challenge. Black and Balthrop also teamed up to take second place in both the sand save challenge and the chipping challenge.

Bud Light Two Man Skills Challenge held at the River Club. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Bud Light Two Man Skills Challenge held at the River Club. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Clarksville City Amateur Golf Tournament won by Brian Balthrop on final hole as he birdies to edge Graham Sleigh

 

Clarksville Sports Network - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Brian Balthrop and Graham Sleigh went back-and-fourth all day Sunday, July 21st, at Swan Lake Course in the final round of the 2013 Clarksville City Amateur Tournament, but a final birdie on the final hole earned Balthrop his third career City Am title.

2013 City Amateur Champion Brian Balthrop watches his putt go in at the Swan Lake Golf.

2013 City Amateur Champion Brian Balthrop watches his putt go in at the Swan Lake Golf.

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APSU Governors Baseball take on Morehead State Eagles in final Home Series of the Season

 

Morehead State vs. Austin Peay Baseball

May 11th-13th, 2012 | First Pitch: Fri. 6:00pm | Sat. 2:00pm | Sun. 1:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Raymond C. Hand Park (777)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will look to maintain its slim half-game lead on the rest of the Ohio Valley Conference when it hosts Morehead State in its final home weekend, Friday-Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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37 APSU student-athletes conferred degrees Friday

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A record 1,075 graduate were awarded degree at Austin Peay State University’s 83rd Spring Commencement and 37 were student-athletes.

They were part of graduation ceremonies in the Dunn Center as both a morning and afternoon commencements were held Friday.

The seniors athletes were part of a graduating class that saw record numbers earn Athletics Directors Honor Roll recognition and a department grade-point average that approach 3.0 annually.

APSU student-athletes conferred degrees Friday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU student-athletes conferred degrees Friday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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149 Austin Peay Student-Athletes named to Spring Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University student-athletes posted a 2.862 grade-point average during the recently completed Spring 2011 semester, the department announced Thursday.

The department saw 147 student-athletes named to the Spring 2011 Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, representing 49 percent of the department’s 300 student-athletes. Included in that tally are 16 student-athletes who were named to the President’s List – recording a perfect 4.0 GPA – and 70 student-athletes who were named to APSU’s Dean’s List, earning a 3.5 or better GPA.

(Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Govs to make two special presentations on final home weekend

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will host Southeast Missouri with the Ohio Valley Conference’s regular-season title waiting in the wings. In addition to the three-game series, the Governors will make special presentations before the beginning of each day’s action, slated for 1:00pm both Saturday and Sunday.

APSU Men's Baseball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Men's Baseball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Fink’s sacrifice fly keeps Bat Govs unbeaten

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Pinch-hitter Haskell Fink’s walk-off sacrifice fly kept Austin Peay’s baseball team unbeaten while completing a 5-4 come-from-behind victory against Illinois State, Saturday, in the opening game of the Riverview Inn Classic at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay (4-0) applied pressure immediately in the ninth inning as outfielder Rolando Gautier led off the inning with a triple that just got past the leaping center fielder. The Govs then loaded the bases with a hit batsman and a walk, bringing Haskell Fink to the plate.

Freshman outfielder Rolando Gautier's leadoff triple in the ninth set up the Govs game-winning play, Saturday, against Illinois State. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Freshman outfielder Rolando Gautier's leadoff triple in the ninth set up the Govs game-winning play, Saturday, against Illinois State. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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New crop of catchers seeks to continue Govs tradition behind the plate

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Nowhere is the influx of 17 newcomers more apparent than when a fan takes a look at Austin Peay baseball team’s roster of catchers. A position which has seen the likes of A.J. Ellis, Tommy Smith, Matt Smith and – most recently – Trey Lucas take the reins; will have three freshmen and a senior competing for starting time behind the plate.

APSU Men's Baseball. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Men's Baseball. (APSU Sports Information)

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