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Sean Atkins, Sports Editor

Sports unite a city going through nightmares

It’s hard to understand why people want to cause harm to others. On Monday, April 15, two suspects set off bombs near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Lives were lost, hundreds were injured, and a nation was struck at one of its most vulnerable positions: a public event ...

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Behind stellar pitching, Lady Govs softball sweeps SEMO

The Lady Govs won both games in their double-header against the Southeast Missouri State Lady Redhawks on Sunday, April 28. The game was rescheduled from Saturday, April 27, due to inclement weather. The Lady Govs honored their seniors, Shelby Norton, Morgan Brewer and Jessica Ryan, on Senior Day before the ...

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Golf Govs win OVC

It has been a storied year for APSU’s athletic program as the men’s golf team brought home the OVC championship, the sixth championship for the Govs during the academic year of 2012-2013. Heavy rain halted play on the final day of the OVC golf tournament at GreyStone Golf Course in ...

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‘42’ does justice to the legend of Jackie Robinson

Halfway through the film we see Jackie Robinson hit the breaking point. After taking so much abuse and racial prejudice on the field, he leaves the baseball diamond for a brief moment and breaks a bat while screaming in the dugout tunnel. This is the message the film ‘42’ tries ...

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‘March Madness’ – easily the most exciting sports championship

Of all the sports championships at the college and professional levels, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is the most unpredictable. That’s the beauty of “March Madness.” Sixty-four teams began their quest to the Final Four in the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 21. As of Tuesday, April ...

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Dave Loos steps down as athletic director

When school resumes this fall and students return from the summer, they will see a new athletic director looking over all the APSU sports programs. At a press conference on Tuesday, April 2, Dave Loos announced he was stepping down as APSU’s athletic director. The announcement was made at the ...

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