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Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Tournament returns to Jackson Tennessee for three years

 

OVC LogoBrentwood, TN – The Ohio Valley Conference announced Aug. 21st to a three-year deal to continue to hold its annual baseball championship at The Ballpark at Jackson in Jackson, TN.

The deal ensures the 2014, 2015 and 2016 championships will be held at The Ballpark at Jackson. The 2014 Championship will be held May 21st through May 25th.

The OVC has held its baseball championship at the venue for the past four years (2010-13). The Ballpark at Jackson serves as the home of the Jackson Generals, the AA affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball releases 2013 Schedule

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Eleven games against six teams that qualified for the 2012 NCAA Baseball Championship highlight the Austin Peay State University baseball schedule, released Tuesday, by head coach Gary McClure.

Austin Peay, which finished as the Eugene Regional runner up in last season’s NCAA tournament, will face six NCAA participants this season with four slated to visit Clarksville.

Austin Peay's baseball team will play a schedule studded with teams that qualified for the 2012 NCAA Baseball Championship. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s baseball team will play a schedule studded with teams that qualified for the 2012 NCAA Baseball Championship. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball defeats Eastern Illinois Panthers 3-0 to win the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship

 

APSU wins it’s Second Straight OVC Tournament Championship

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Ohio Valley ConferenceJackson, TN – After losing its first game of the tournament on Thursday, the No. 1 seeded Austin Peay State University baseball team completed a four-game winning streak in shutting out the Eastern Illinois Panthers and capturing the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship on Sunday at Pringles Park.

It is the fifth OVC Tournament Championship and second-straight for Austin Peay, joining titles the Governors won in 1996, 2005, 2007 and 2011.

Austin Peay State University Governors are the 2012 OVC Baseball Champions. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

Austin Peay State University Governors are the 2012 OVC Baseball Champions. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

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APSU Governors Baseball defeats Eastern Illinois Panthers 7-0 to force second OVC Championship Game

 

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Ohio Valley ConferenceJackson, TN – Playing in its third-straight elimination game, defending champion and No. 1 seed the Austin Peay State University Baseball team topped No. 4 seed Eastern Illinois 7-0 on Saturday to force a second championship game at the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship at Pringles Park.

It marks the first time since the 2005 OVC Championship that the “if necessary” game has been needed. That season Austin Peay lost to Jacksonville State only to come back and top the Gamecocks for the crown the following day.

Starting his second game of the day, Austin Peay's Kacy Kemmer tossed a complete game shutout to push Austin Peay past Eastern Illinois 7-0 and force a second championship game on Sunday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

Starting his second game of the day, Austin Peay's Kacy Kemmer tossed a complete game shutout to push Austin Peay past Eastern Illinois 7-0 and force a second championship game on Sunday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball defeats Southeast Missouri Redhawks 10-6 to move on in the OVC Baseball Championship

 

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Ohio Valley ConferenceJackson, TN – The Austin Peay University Baseball team’s offense exploded for 16 hits and avoided elimination in eliminating the Southeast Missouri Redhawks 10-6 at the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship on Saturday at Pringles Park.

With the victory Austin Peay (36-22) will advance to the Championship Round to play No. 4 seed Eastern Illinois at 4:20pm today. An EIU victory gives them the Championship while an APSU victory forces a second Championship game on Sunday at Noon.

Austin Peay's Greg Bachman set a new school record for hits in the Govs win over Austin Peay on Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

Austin Peay's Greg Bachman set a new school record for hits in the Govs win over Austin Peay on Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Olivia Westover)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball pre-game reception slated before Saturday contest

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJackson, TN – Austin Peay State University Office of Alumni Relations will host a Championship Game Day “Pre-Game Reception,” 11:00am-12:00noon, Saturday, at Pringles Park, in conjunction with the Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament.

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APSU Governors Baseball to face the Southeast Missouri Redhawks next in OVC Tournament

 

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Ohio Valley ConferenceJackson, TN – A seventh inning Southeast Missouri error led to two Eastern Illinois runs as the Panthers topped the Redhawks 7-6 in Friday’s nightcap at the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship at Pringles Park.

Eastern Illinois advances to its first Championship Round at the OVC Tournament since 2008.

Austin Peay State University Baseball will face the Southeast Missouri Redhawks Saturday at noon.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball defeats the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in 11 innings 7-6 to advance in the OVC Baseball Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJackson, TN – The Cardiac Govs struck again as Austin Peay State University’s baseball team outlasted Jacksonville State, 7-6, in 11 innings, in an elimination contest of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship, Friday, at Pringles Park.

Austin Peay surrounds third baseman Greg Bachman after he scores on a wild pitch to win a 7-6 contest against Jacksonville State, Friday afternoon. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay surrounds third baseman Greg Bachman after he scores on a wild pitch to win a 7-6 contest against Jacksonville State, Friday afternoon. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball 9th Inning rally comes up short in OVC Tournament loss to the Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJackson, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team mounted a ninth-inning rally, but fell one run short in a 4-3 loss to Southeast Missouri, Thursday night, in the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship’s second round at Pringles Park.

Starter Zach Toney went seven innings in Thursday's loss to Southeast Missouri. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Starter Zach Toney went seven innings in Thursday's loss to Southeast Missouri. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Baseball to play Southeast Missouri in Day 2 of the 2012 OVC Baseball Championship

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceJackson, TN – The 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship got underway on Wednesday with two games at Pringles Park.

In the first game of the day, No. 4 seed Eastern Illinois topped No. 5 Morehead State 2-1, scoring in the bottom of the ninth inning on a walk-off hit by Ryan Dineen.

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