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Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association Commits to Hold Tennessee East-West All-Star Classic in Clarksville for 4 Years

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Officials with the Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association (T.A.C.A) and Visit Clarksville have signed a new four-year contract to stage the annual Tennessee East-West All-Star Classic at Fortera Stadium on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville. The game has been played at the home of the Governors for the past two years, and the new contract solidifies the presence of the contest in Clarksville through the 2023 season.

Play at the 2018 East-West All-Star Classic at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville. (David Smith)

Play at the 2018 East-West All-Star Classic at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville. (David Smith)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football could become OVC frontrunner this week with win versus Southeast Missouri

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team could become the early favorite to win the Ohio Valley Conference regular season championship 2:00pm, Saturday, October 12th, at Fortera Stadium if they can beat conference preseason No. 2 pick Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig was 15-for-21 passing for 220 yards, 30 yards rushing and three rushing touchdowns that included a recovered fumble in the end zone in Jacksonville State win. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig was 15-for-21 passing for 220 yards, 30 yards rushing and three rushing touchdowns that included a recovered fumble in the end zone in Jacksonville State win. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football dominates #11 Jacksonville State, Saturday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – [blank screen]

Your humble narrator spent a lot of time sitting and staring at the flashing cursor after the dateline in the Word document before trying vainly to describe what we collectively witnessed Saturday afternoon at Fortera Stadium.

The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team didn’t just beat Jacksonville State. The Govs took the perennial Ohio Valley Conference favorite to the woodshed in a game that was never in doubt after the first half.

Austin Peay State University Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig completed 15-of-21 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns against #11 Jacksonville State, Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig completed 15-of-21 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns against #11 Jacksonville State, Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football loses at East Tennessee, 20-14

 

APSU FootballJohnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football junior wide receiver DeAngelo Wilson posted his third 100-yard receiving performance of 2019 to help the Governors build a halftime lead before East Tennessee used a fourth-quarter rally to down the Govs, 20-14, Saturday, at William Green Jr. Stadium.

Austin Peay Football wide receiver DeAngelo Wilson had 137 yards and one touchdown in loss to East Tennessee Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football wide receiver DeAngelo Wilson had 137 yards and one touchdown in loss to East Tennessee Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Governors Target Jacksonville State Blackout Contest for Operation Sellout

 

APSU FootballCLARKSVILLE, Tn – Fortera Stadium has been home to some of the largest crowds to watch football in Austin Peay State University history and the athletics department aims to put another sellout crowd in the stands for the Governors Ohio Valley Conference opener against defending champion Jacksonville State, Saturday, Sept. 28th.

Austin Peay Football Jacksonville State Blackout

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APSU Football comes up short against 18th ranked Central Arkansas

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – A third-quarter offensive barrage put Austin Peay State University (APSU) football in position to topple 18th-ranked Central Arkansas, but a late Bears surge conspired to hand the Govs their first learning moment of the Mark Hudspeth Era in a 24-16 defeat.

Austin Peay Football rallies in the 3rd quarter to take a 13-10 lead on Central Arkansas Saturday. Govs came up short in the 4th to lose 24-16. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football rallies in the 3rd quarter to take a 13-10 lead on Central Arkansas Saturday. Govs came up short in the 4th to lose 24-16. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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This Week at APSU: Football at home, Science on Tap, new Google partnership

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The second week of fall classes also brings several top-notch events to Austin Peay State University (APSU) including the second home football game of the season, the launch of Science on Tap at Strawberry Alley Ale Works and an innovative partnership between APSU and Google at this weekend’s Riverfest.

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

The Austin Peay Govs host Central Arkansas at 2:00pm Saturday, September 7th, at Fortera Stadium. (APSU)

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APSU Football begins 2019 Season with 41-10 win over North Carolina Central

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Mark Hudspeth Era is off to quite the start at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

A 24-point second quarter turned a close contest into demolition, and Austin Peay State University football walked away with its first season-opening win since 2010 in a 41-10 romp against North Carolina Central that doubled as Hudspeth’s first win as Austin Peay head coach—the first Austin Peay coach to emerge victorious in his debut since 2007.

APSU Football wide receiver DeAngelo Wilson catches a 25 yard touchdown pass from Jeremiah Oatsvall to put the Govs on the scoreboard in the 1st quarter.

APSU Football wide receiver DeAngelo Wilson catches a 25 yard touchdown pass from Jeremiah Oatsvall to put the Govs on the scoreboard in the 1st quarter.

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APSU Football takes on North Carolina Central at Fortera Stadium to kick off season, Thursday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 29th, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team kicks off the 2019 season at Fortera Stadium with a 7:00pm game against North Carolina Central.

After more than nine months of anticipation, the hiring of a highly-respected head coach, two quality signing days, an aggressive spring session and an immersive summer camp, the APSU Governors are ready to take the field.

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APSU Fall Classes have begun

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Fall classes have begun at Austin Peay State University (APSU). But the kickoff of classes isn’t the only big thing happening on campus this week.

Football season starts with when the Govs and new head coach Mark Hudspeth host North Carolina Central 7:00pm Thursday, August 29th at Fortera Stadium.

Austin Peay State University Freshman Convocation. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Freshman Convocation. (APSU)

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