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Homecoming 2007: A ‘Super Hero Celebration'

Austin Peay State Universitys Homecoming 2007 will be a Super Hero Celebration, as the mighty Govs return to OVC scholarship football this fall.

Monday, Sept. 17
Banner Contest
Students, organizations, faculty and staff decorate Homecoming banners. Prizes will be awarded and banners displayed in the Morgan University Center. Telephone (931) 221-7431.
Step-Off and Court Announcement
Noon, MUC Plaza. Enjoy the traditional Greek step-off and announcement of the 2007 Homecoming Court. Telephone (931) 221-7431.

Tuesday, Sept. 18 Austin Peay State University's Homecoming 2007 will be a “Super Hero Celebration,” as the mighty Govs return to OVC scholarship football this fall.

Monday, Sept. 17
Banner Contest
Students, organizations, faculty and staff decorate Homecoming banners. Prizes will be awarded and banners displayed in the Morgan University Center. Telephone (931) 221-7431.
Step-Off and Court Announcement
Noon, MUC Plaza. Enjoy the traditional Greek step-off and announcement of the 2007 Homecoming Court. Telephone (931) 221-7431.

Tuesday, Sept. 18
Spirit Contest 4 p.m., IM Fieldrain location Memorial Health Gym (Red Barn). Sponsored by Interfraternity Council/ Panhellenic Council.

Wednesday, Sept. 19
Chili Cook-Off 11:30 a.m., MUC Plaza, free, sponsored by Staff Council.
APSU Apollo (student talent show) 7 p.m., Clement Auditorium. Prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place acts. Telephone (931) 221-7431.

Thursday, Sept. 20
Concert 8 p.m., Memorial Health Gym (Red Barn) Go to www.apsu.edu/sll.
Alumni and Friends Card Party 10 a.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom. $10 per person. Advance registration required. Co-chairs are Larry ('67) and Kay ('62) Martin and Margaret Ann Marshall. Open to the public. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.

Friday, Sept. 21
29th Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament 8 a.m., Swan Lake Golf Course, $60 per person includes ditty bag, refreshments and light lunch. Sponsored by Ajax Distributing Co. and Miller Lite. Nelson Boehms ('86) and Jeff Turner, co-chairs. Open to the public. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Baseball Alumni Game Contact Gary McClure at (931) 221-6266 or mcclureg@apsu.edu.
41st Annual Alumni-Varsity Golf Match 1 p.m. shotgun start, Clarksville Country Club. Includes lunch. Men's varsity golf alumni compete against current men's golf team. Sherwin Clift ('60), Steve Miller ('65), Jim Smith ('68), co-chairs. Contact Smith at (931) 645-6586 or (931) 648-0343.
16th Annual Dave Aaron Reception 6 p.m., Riverview Inn Ballroom, 50 College St., free, open to the public. RSVP encouraged. Friends and players for the late Dave Aaron reunite. Creson Briggs ('51), Glyn Broome ('51), George Fisher ('52), Hendricks Fox ('51), Dick Hardwick ('49) and Bill Cashion, co-chairs. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Legacies of Greatness Scholarship Banquet 7 p.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom. Dinner to raise funds for the Dr. Jennifer Meningall Scholarship. Open to the public. Sponsored by the National Panhellenic Council. See www.apsu.edu/sll/NPHC.htm for ticket information.
African-American Alumni Mixer 7-10 p.m., Riverview Inn Ballroom, free. Light refreshments, cash bar. Co-chairs are Nancy Washington Vaughn ('99) and Makeba Webb ('00). Contact Alumni and Annual Giving, (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Athletic Letter-Winners Reunion 8 p.m., Front Page Deli, 105 Franklin St., free (cash bar). Hosted by APSU Athletics Office. Contact Athletics, (931) 221-7903.
Homecoming Street Dance 8 p.m.-midnight, free admission. Reunite with friends on Franklin Street (downtown) and dance to music by the Clarence Dobbins Review. Food and beverages for sale. Sponsored by Budweiser of Clarksville, the Blackhorse Brewery and the Front Page Deli. Terry ('80) and Debbie Griffin, Craig ('85) and Lori ('87) O'Shoney, Garnett ('83) and Nancy ('80) Ladd, co-chairs; along with JoDee Wall Wright ('98), Mandy Watson ('99), Justin Wamble ('06) and Sherry Weaver ('81). Open to the public. Call (931) 221-7979 or 1-800- 264-2586.

Saturday, Sept. 22
Homecoming Scholarship 5K Run 8 a.m., registration $20 in advance, $25 day of race, includes T-shirt and refreshments; prizes and cash awards. Open to public, all ages. Mike ('78) and Lisa ('81) Kelley, co-chairs; along with Gloria Henshaw ('82), Amelia Wallace ('66), Bill Harpel ('74), Lori O'Shoney ('87), Evelyn Morrison, Sandra Fladry, Rhonda Davis, Anna Murray ('83) and Doug Molnar. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Governors Men's Tennis Fall Invitational Tournament 9 a.m., APSU Tennis Courts, free. Contact Ed Dickson, men's head tennis coach, at (931) 221-6101 or at dicksone@apsu.edu.
Football Lettermen Chapter Breakfast 9-11 a.m., Morgan University Center, Room 308, free. All former football players are invited to reunite for this event, in support of APSU football. Advance reservations requested. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Alumni Awards Brunch 11 a.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom, $25 per person; advance reservations required. Visit with alumni and friends as we honor this year's outstanding alumni award recipients. Nell Northington Warren ('74), chair. Open to the public. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586. Advance reservations required by Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Alumni Band Rehearsal Noon, Music/Mass Communication Building. Band alumni are invited to dust off their instruments for the 2007 Alumni Band. APSU's band staff looks forward to this tradition, which features a special performance during Homecoming game. Contact Andrea Brown, director of athletic bands, at browna@apsu.edu or telephone (931) 221-6820.
African-American Alumni Chapter Reception 3:30-5:30 p.m., Morgan University Center Ballroom, free. Co-chairs are Nancy Washington Vaughn ('99) and Makeba Webb ('00). Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800- 264-2586.
Nursing Reception 3:30-5 p.m., McCord Building Lobby, free. Sponsored by the Nursing Alumni Chapter. Tours offered. Information on RN-BSN tract and RODP master's in nursing program available. Dr. Doris Davenport ('91), chair. Telephone 221-7979 or 1-800- 264-2586.
Homecoming Parade 4 p.m. through center of campus, free. Open to the public. Floats will be on display in parking lot outside Governors Stadium after the parade.
Homecoming Tailgate Party 4-6 p.m., west side parking lot. $6 per person, desserts $1 per person; APSU students free. Sponsored by Governors Club. Telephone (931) 221-7024.
Alumni Hospitality Tent 4-6 p.m., west side parking lot, hosted by Montgomery County Alumni Chapter. Mingle with alumni, check and/or update your alumni information, register for door prizes and get latest alumni trinkets. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Pep Rally 4:30 p.m., Foy Fitness and Recreation Center parking lot. Join the APSU Band, cheerleaders and pom squad to cheer on the Govs! Activities include presentation of eighth annual APSU National Alumni Association Wyatt Award to the student organization showing the most
spirit. Telephone (931) 221-7431.
Homecoming Game 6 p.m., Governors Stadium. Open to the public. Homecoming Court, King and Queen announcement at halftime. For admission prices, telephone (931) 221-7761.
Greek Alumni Homecoming Bash 8:30-10:30 p.m., Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill, $10 per person. Hors d'oeuvres, adult beverages, music by Randy Bush; advance reservations requested. Event is free, but a $10 donation to the APSUNAA is encouraged. All Greek alumni are encouraged to reunite at this gathering, sponsored by the APSU National Alumni Association and Ajax Distributing Co. Lee Peterson (ATO, '90), Gloria Humphrey (Kappa Delta, '89), Robert Price (Kappa Sigma, '03), co-chairs. Telephone (931) 221-7979 or 1-800-264-2586.
Homecoming Step Show 9 p.m., Memorial Health Building (Red Barn). Tickets on sale at the Information Desk, Morgan University Center, $13 in advance, $16 day of show. Sponsored by the National Panhellenic Council. Telephone (931) 221-7431.

Sunday, Sept. 23
Governors Men's Tennis Fall Invitational Tournament 9 a.m., APSU Tennis Courts, free. For more information, contact Ed Dickson, men's head tennis coach, at (931) 221-6101 or at dicksone@apsu.edu.
Women's Soccer vs. Winthrop University 1 p.m., Morgan Brothers Soccer Field, free, open to the public. Contact Athletics, (931) 221-7903.
If you want to stay over for all the fun, consider one of these host hotels: Riverview Inn 50 College St., Clarksville 1-877-487-4837 or (931) 552-3331 Quality Inn Downtown Highway 41-A, Clarksville, 1-800-4CHOICE or (931) 645-9084. Remember to ask for the special APSU Homecoming room rate when making reservations. There will be an APSU information table in the lobby of both hotels.