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Southern Illinois powers over Govs

With one out in the first inning, Alex Robles stepped to the plate for his first at bat of the evening. As the American flag waved above the center field wall, Robles belted his first home run as a Gov to tie the game at one run a piece. But ...

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Govs avoid sweep, beat Iowa 7-4

After a disappointing opening impression in his first game as a Gov, freshman shortstop Logan Gray turned things around on Sunday, Feb. 16 to knot the score with the Iowa Hawkeyes thanks to a two RBI single in the sixth inning. A sacrifice fly by Ridge Smith the following inning ...

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Baseball GM 2: Iowa 15, Austin Peay 13

Similar to the first game, APSU struck first, this time with two runs. After a double by Rolando Gautier, Ridge Smith followed with a two-bagger of his own to score him. P.J. Torres drove in Smith with a single, putting the Govs up 3-0. Things would go downhill from there ...

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Baseball GM 1: Iowa 11, APSU 5

With eight errors committed in the field, the Govs were unsuccessful in capturing a win on Opening Day on Saturday, Feb. 15 as Iowa took advantage of the mistakes to win 11-5 at Raymond C. Hand Park. The Hawkeyes put up seven runs in the top of the fourth inning, ...

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Seniors counting down the days until Opening Day

For three seniors, the 2014 baseball season can’t come soon enough. The preseason preparations are coming to a close, meaning the Govs can now count on one hand how many days there are until Opening Day. But as the players will tell you, they are prepared to hit the field ...

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Expectations are high for 2014 Bat Govs

The focus for Governors sports fans is on the basketball court as conference play is in session, but just around the corner, baseball season awaits. In less than a month, Feb. 14., the atmosphere of America’s pastime will return to Raymond C. Hand Park. The sound of leather as balls meet the ...

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