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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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Govs baseball brings home four OVC awards

The Ohio Valley Conference announced awards on Tuesday, May 24. Junior Logan Gray won All-OVC First Team as a utility player, an award teammate Alex Robles took home last year. Prior to the season, Gray was named a Pre-Season All-American by D1Baseball.com along with Co-OVC Player of the Year. Gray ...

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APSU baseball got their swag back

This time last year, APSU baseball finished their underachieved season at 25-26 and did not make it to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. After long time and Most Winningest baseball coach in the OVC was arrested last June, the Govs found themselves without a coach for their first day of school. ...

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