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ETSU brings football back, new stadium approved

JOHNSON CITY — Twelve years after shutting down its deficit-laden football program, East Tennessee State University has approval to begin construction on a new 10,000-seat stadium. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the first phase of the $24 million project includes a playing field, stadium seating, concession area and restrooms. A $125-per-semester ...

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Govs Stadium begins demolition process

Saturday, Nov. 16, after APSU’s last football game of the season, players and fans left the stadium to witness the first step of demolition of Governors Stadium. While the players walked off the field, the band marched onto the field and to play as the ceremony was being set up. ...

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New Govs football stadium on the way

On Saturday, Nov. 16, APSU will play a home football game against Southeast Missouri State University, the Govs’ last home game of the season. The kickoff will be at 1 p.m. After the game, APSU is hosting a demolition ceremony for the old Governors Stadium. Attendees will see the first ...

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SGA discusses legislation and new stadium construction

SGA Senators Chris Hayes and Molly Silkowski proposed three new pieces of legislation during the SGA meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Resolution No. 5 aims to create voting records for senators. The speaker pro tempore will be responsible for keeping the records. Resolution No. 6 proposes expanding legislation responsibilities for ...

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APSU receives house to help fund new Govs Stadium

Austin Peay received a house from Heritage Bank, according to a recent news release. Heritage Bank presented Tim Hall the deed to a house located across the street from McReynolds-Nave and Larson Funeral Home on Dec. 11. The University will list the property on the housing market immediately, said Steve ...

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New football stadium part of athletic department upgrade

» By Isabella Davis –idavis1@my.apsu.edu In 1946, APSU opened what is currently known as Governors Stadium. Now, 66 years later, the state of Tennessee has approved the funding for renovation of this historic landmark. Architects have already been chosen, a date for demolition is set and the long time needed ...

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