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Smith’s blast lifts Govs to series win over TTU

COOKEVILLE — Ridge Smith stepped to the plate in the eighth inning with a runner in scoring position, just looking to find a gap to break a tie ballgame. The freshman took a big cut on a high fastball, swinging with authority, but missed and expressed his displeasure by slapping ...

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‘Warrior’ effort by Robles ends losing streak

COOKEVILLE — Tennessee Tech had every right to be the favorite coming into the first of three games against APSU. With ace David Hess on the mound to go along with a lineup whose team batting average is ranked top five in the country, the Golden Eagles had everything in ...

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Obama welcomes World Series champion Red Sox, reflects on marathon bombing

DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and resilience” in the wake of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing. ...

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Murray State completes sweep over Govs

Remember when gas prices were under a dollar and the cost for a stamp was 22 cents? The year was 1987, which was also was the last time Murray State completed a sweep over APSU in baseball. But the streak ended on Monday, March 31 as the Thoroughbreds defeated the ...

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Monday Blog: Govs ‘headed for disaster’, Game 3 preview, more

You have reached the Monday Morning Blog. Following each conference baseball series, I’ll offer my thoughts from the weekend, as well as touching on other behind the scenes notes in APSU baseball. With this weekend’s series against Murray State not complete with a schedule change forcing the two clubs to ...

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Govs unable to keep pace with Breds

Even though the regular season hasn’t reached the halfway point yet, it’s never too early to peek at the Ohio Valley Conference standings. If the season ended today, the Govs (10-16, 3-5 OVC) would not be making the trip to Jackson, Tenn for the OVC Tournament. After a 6-4 defeat ...

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