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From the archives: Lady Govs fall at ‘Rocky Top’, 75-42

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on March 21, 2010, when the Lady Govs took on the Lady Vols in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Lady Govs fell to Pat Summitt’s team 75-42. MARLON SCOTT | Senior Staff Writer  Throughout the postseason the Lady Govs have been overcoming ...

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Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64. With an icy glare on the sidelines, Summitt led the Lady Vols to ...

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Summitt’s family says ‘past few days have been difficult’

PRESTON BOSTAIN Former University of Tennessee at Knoxville’s women’s head basketball coach, Pat Summitt, has been struggling due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Summitt was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in August 2011. The condition causes a neurological disorder in which brain cells die and results in memory loss. There is currently no ...

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APSU sends 4 baseball players to the pros

APSU Baseball had four players selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Players Draft on Saturday, June 11. Junior catcher Ridge Smith was selected first in the 12th round, 372nd pick to the Toronto Blue Jays. Smith was drafted after high school in 2013 to the Cleveland Indians in the 29th round, ...

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at age 74

ASSOCIATED PRESS TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled, even after the punches had taken their toll and his voice barely rose above ...

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Govs fall short in OVC Tourney

Over the last weekend of May, the Govs found themselves back in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tournament as a No. 3 seed. In the first game on Wednesday, May 25, the Govs faced No. 6 seed Belmont University where they pulled out a 12-7 win. Due to mother nature, ...

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