Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: NCAA Championship

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame to induct Four APSU Greats

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest women’s tennis players in Austin Peay State University (APSU) history, a dynamic point guard from the Dave Loos era who piloted two conference title teams, an all-conference standout on Austin Peay State University volleyball’s very first championship team and an offensive linemen from the late-1940s heyday of Austin Peay State University football are set to be inducted to the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame as representatives of the 2020 class.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame to induct Melton Self, Vanja Tomic, Derek Wright and Melissa Gailey Luckey in 2020. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Savannah Amato begins what should be historic final season for Govs

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) senior pole vaulter Savannah Amato began her chase for history, December 1st, 2018 as she begins her senior season and the chase to become the Ohio Valley Conference’s all-time leader in pole vaulting gold medals.

Amato, from Delaware, OH, enters her final season having won the last five OVC championships in the pole vault – along with a third-place finish in the indoor championship as a freshman — tying Southeast Missouri’s Michelle Jett (2003-06) and former Gov Carrie Burggraf (2007-10) for the conference’s all-time lead in the event.

APSU Track and Field - Savannah Amato «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Austin Peay’s Chris Horton sweeps Men’s Awards at APSU Athletic Banquet

 

APSU Sports Information

Lidia Yanes Garcia named Outstanding Female Athlete, Track’s Breigh Jones chosen Female Legends

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNChris Horton, who punctuated a consummate basketball career with Ohio Valley Conference tournament most valuable player honors, has been chosen as both Austin Peay State University’s 2015-16 Outstanding Male Athlete as well as the Legends Award recipient as the most valuable male senior athlete.

Meanwhile, Lidia Yanes Garcia, who became the first women’s tennis player in OVC history to be named Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year in the same season, was named APSU’s Outstanding Female Athlete.

(L to R) APSU's Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) APSU’s Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 


#24/RV UT Lady Vols take on Ole Miss Rebels at Thompson-Bowlng Arena, Thursday

 

#24/RV Tennessee (15-10, 6-6 SEC) vs. Ole Miss Rebels (10-15, 2-10 SEC)

Thursday, February 19th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #24/RV Lady Vols (15-10, 6-6 SEC) will play Ole Miss (10-15, 2-10 SEC) in the “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” breast cancer awareness game on Thursday. Tipoff is slated for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena and the game will be broadcast online on SECN+ and WatchESPN.

The Tennessee and Ole Miss women’s basketball teams will forego their familiar school colors and don a different shade on Thursday night, as the teams participate in the “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” breast cancer awareness game at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will play Ole Miss in the "Live Pink, Bleed Orange" breast cancer awareness game on Thursday. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

#12/11 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Auburn Tigers Sunday

 

#12/11 Tennessee (10-4, 1-1 SEC) vs. Auburn (11-4, 1-1 SEC)

Sunday, January 10th, 2016 | 2:01pm ET (1:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #12/11 Lady Vols (10-4, 1-1 SEC) will look to bounce back from their first conference loss with a game against Auburn (11-4, 1-1 SEC) at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday. Tipoff is slated for 2:01pm ET (1:01pm CT), and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU and available online via WatchESPN.

Both teams started with wins over ranked teams in their respective conference openers but fell on Thursday night. After drawing a Monday night matchup this week at Missouri, the UT women are playing their third of three games in a span of seven days this week.

The #12/11 UT Lady Vols (10-4, 1-1 SEC) play host to Auburn Tigers (11-4, 1-1 SEC) at 2:01pm ET Sunday (ESPNU), looking for their second SEC win of the year. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

#14 UT Lady Vols Basketball gets 53-50 win over #7 Oregon State Beavers

 

UT Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsCorvallis, OR – #14 Tennessee rebounded from a loss at #15 Stanford just three days earlier with a 53-50 win at #7 Oregon State. The Lady Vols (8-3) ended the Beavers’ perfect start to the season as they fell to 8-1 overall.

Diamond DeShields scored a team-high 14 points, including two clutch free throws, her first of the night, with 31.4 seconds remaining — after missing her first six attempts — to seal the win. She also grabbed nine rebounds.

A pair of Oregonians helped the Lady Vols to their best road win in eight years. Mercedes Russell (12 points) and Jordan Reynolds (eight points) combined for 20 points.

Tennessee Womens Basketball's Mercedes Russell nets 12 points in win at Oregon State Saturday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Womens Basketball’s Mercedes Russell nets 12 points in win at Oregon State Saturday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

#14/15 UT Lady Vols Basketball travels to California to take on #15/12 Stanford

 

#14/15 Tennessee (7-2)  vs. #15/12 Stanford (6-2)

Wednesday, December 16th | 9:00pm ET (8:00pm CT)
Standford, CA | Maples Pavilion

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #14/15 Lady Vols (7-2) are on the West Coast to take on #15/12 Stanford (6-2) at Maples Pavilion on Wednesday night. Tipoff is slated for 9:00pm ET (8:00pm CT), and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU and online on WatchESPN.

No. 14/15 Tennessee continues a three-game road swing with a trip to the West Coast for games against a pair of top 15 opponents this week. On Wednesday, December 16th, the Lady Vols tangle with #15/12 Stanford (6-2) at Maples Pavilion in a 9:00pm ET (8:00 CT) telecast on ESPNU.

The #14/15 Tennessee Lady Vols (7-2) will head to the west coast to take on #15/12 Stanford (6-2) at Maples Pavillion on Wednesday. Tipoff is slated for 9:00pm ET (8:00pm CT), and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU and online on WatchESPN. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 


Instant Peay Play: Marco Iten and Breigh Jones reaching NCAA finals highlight Austin Peay State University Athletic Department’s 2014

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the 2014 calendar coming to an end this week, there were several highlights over the past 12 months for the Austin Peay Athletic Department, but topping the list has to be the NCAA Championship appearances by Marco Iten in Men’s golf and Breigh Jones in women’s outdoor track and field.

Iten, a senior, would start his run to the NCAA men’s golf championships by winning Ohio Valley Conference medalist honors by a shot, which earned his a spot in the NCAA Regional in Auburn, AL.

APSU's Marco Iten and Breigh Jones «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

Austin Peay State University interim Golf Coach Dustin Korte makes debut Sunday

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBurlington, IA – In his first tournament as Austin Peay State University interim men’s golf coach, Dustin Korte will take an extremely young group of Govs to Golfweek’s Conference Challenge, Sunday-Tuesday, at Spirit Hollow Golf Course.

Austin Kramer has ascended to the No. 1 role as the Governors open the 2014-15 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Kramer has ascended to the No. 1 role as the Governors open the 2014-15 season. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

Austin Peay State University names Dustin Korte as Men’s Golf Interim Coach

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Dustin Korte, who spent the past season as part-time assistant to Kirk Kayden after a superb Governors golf career, has been named Austin Peay State University interim men’s golf coach.

Korte will step into the void left by Kayden, who announced last week he had accepted the head-coaching position at Mercer.

Dustin Korte shakes hands with former APSU coach Kirk Kayden after Korte birdied his final hole as a Governor at the 2013 NCAA Championship in Alpharetta, Georgia. (APSU Sports Information)

Dustin Korte shakes hands with former APSU coach Kirk Kayden after Korte birdied his final hole as a Governor at the 2013 NCAA Championship in Alpharetta, Georgia. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Now playing at the Movies