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APSU Men’s Basketball’s Eli Abaev to compete in 2019 European Maccabi Games

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TNEli Abaev, with the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball, will spend August in Budapest, Hungary as part of the 15th European Maccabi Games, representing Maccabi USA in Open Men’s Basketball competition.

Austin Peay Basketball's Eli Abaev. (APSU)

Austin Peay Basketball’s Eli Abaev. (APSU)

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#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»

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf play in Mission Inn Spring Spectacular this weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUHowey- In-The-Hills, FL – After a three-week period of practicing and qualifying, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will return to competition for the second time this spring when it participates in the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular, to be played Saturday and Sunday on the par 72, 6,884-yard El Campeón Course at the historic Mission Inn Resort and Spa.

Austin Peay Men's Golf travels to Florida for Mission Inn Spring Spectacular. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf travels to Florida for Mission Inn Spring Spectacular. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball ready for season opener Friday

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols held a media session and open practice period Wednesday in advance of Friday’s season opener vs. Penn.

No. 4/4 UT and the Quakers will meet at Thompson-Boling Arena in a contest slated to tip at 7:00pm ET and be streamed live by SEC Network+.

The contest will be the first between the two programs and only Tennessee’s second vs. a school from the Ivy League. The Lady Vols, who were ranked No. 1 at the time, toppled Princeton, 107-39, on December 20th, 2005, in their only other meeting with an Ivy program.

UT Lady Vols prepare for Penn on Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena (UTSports.com)

UT Lady Vols prepare for Penn on Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena (UTSports.com)

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Rossview High School’s Janie White signs with Ivy League’s Brown University

 

Rossview High School HawksClarksville, TN – Just a day after winning their first District 10-AAA tournament title, Rossview High School standout Janie White made her future plans official, February 18th, by signing with Ivy League member Brown University to play basketball for the Bears.

White, a 6-foot-3 center/forward, chose Brown over more than 30 schools that had shown interest – including her other final choices Penn, Tennessee-Chattanooga, Middle Tennessee and Pepperdine.

Rossview’s Janie White signs with Brown University. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Rossview’s Janie White signs with Brown University. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

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Former APSU Football Coach Bill Schmitz Dies

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUTampa, FL – Former Austin Peay State University coach Bill Schmitz has died at the age of 59. His death was confirmed Monday following an apparent suicide jump from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa.

A longtime coach, Schmitz had a lengthy coaching resume that included stops at Cincinnati, Rice, Vanderbilt and Eastern Michigan before getting his first head coaching job with the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Former APSU Football Coach Bill Schmitz. (Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

Former APSU Football Coach Bill Schmitz. (Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

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