ICYMI: Summer Changes of APSU Athletics

During the late spring and early summer, staffing changes were made to APSU athletics, promotion of Derek van der Merwe to Vice President of Advancement, Communication and Initiative Strategies and the announcement of Ryan Ivey as the new athletic director. Women’s Basketball Head Coach Carrie Daniels’ contract was not renewed by APSU Athletics after the […]

Ivey plans to increase involvement, build relationships

APSU Athletic Director Ryan Ivey, recently unveiled his plans to get students more involved with athletics and increase attendance at sporting events. “What I’d really want to do is sit down and have conversations with them and find out what makes [students] want to come to Governor’s athletic games,” Ivey said. ” Once we get […]

UPDATE: Warrants say shooter feared for his “battered and assaulted” friends

» By Sean McCully, Glavine Day News Editor, Sports Editor UPDATE: During his interview with police on Sunday, Aug. 23, Marcus Mitchell confessed to allegedly shooting the APSU football player on Sunday according to his arrest warrant. According to the warrant, “[Mitchell said] he was in fear for his already battered and assaulted friends, which is why he […]

McClure resigns after 28 year tenure

Former APSU baseball Head Coach Gary McClure resigned Saturday, Aug. 8, following his arrest Friday, Aug. 7 for patronizing prostitution when he allegedly responded to an ad on Backpage.com. McClure was one of several arrested in a sting operation by the Clarksville Police Department. Police said he agreed upon a meeting place and a price of […]

Govs welcome Ryan Ivey as new athletic director

In the spring of 2015, APSU began its search for a new athletic director to replace Derek Van der Merwe who served as the AD for a year and a half, and over 18 years in athletics. Van Der Merwe was promoted from AD to vice president of Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives. He made many […]

Long-time APSU baseball coach resigns after his arrest

UPDATE: According to a press release sent out by Bill Persinger, executive director of public relations and marketing at APSU, Gary McClure has officially resigned from his position as head coach. APSU officials received and accepted Gary McClure’s resignation Saturday, Aug. 8 after his arrest the previous morning. The head baseball coach for APSU was […]