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The 2019-20 boys basketball season was one of the more successful years District 10-AAA has seen in a long time with Clarksville blowing out Beech in the regional quarterfinal and Northeast falling literal seconds short of a state tournament berth. Outside the public schools, Clarksville Academy put up a solid season as well, bolstered by one of the best players in the county.

With the latest announcement from CMCSS that all spring sports will be put on hold at least until the beginning of May due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, several high school seniors are left wondering whether their careers have ended prematurely.

Former Austin Peay basketball player Eli Abaev announced on Twitter Monday that he will be transferring to Florida Gulf Coast of the ASUN Conference. He will be eligible to participate immediately.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System announced on Thursday that all classes and school related activities -- including sports -- have been canceled/postponed through May 1 due to the coronavirus pandemic with a tentative return date set at May 4. 

After a strong senior season with the West Creek Coyotes, swingman Kamarie Coffey has committed to Columbia State Community College to play basketball at the JUCO level. .

The Clarksville Wildcats and Montgomery Central Indians kicked off their 2020 baseball seasons with a game at Vanderbilt’s Hawkins Field on Monday, March 9. 

After losing two of three games at home to Murray State over the weekend and a late heartbreaker against Lipscomb on Tuesday, the Austin Peay baseball squad was in need of a bounce-back.

With the development of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic spreading across the United States, the world of sports has seen drastic changes within its schedule, most notably with the NBA, NHL, NBA and NCAA basketball tournaments. 

Three Austin Peay Governors have been awarded 2019-20 season honors by the Ohio Valley Conference with two from the men’s squad -- Terry Taylor and Jordyn Adams -- and one from the women’s -- Ella Sawyer -- combining for a total of five distinctions. 

After achieving the best season in the history of Clarksville Academy girls basketball, the Lady Cougars’ run ended with a 76-43 loss at Trinity Christian on Feb. 28 in the Division II-A state quarterfinals. 

Monday night saw the situation every kid pretends they’re in while shooting hoops in the driveway: six seconds left. Down by one. A trip to the boys basketball state tournament on the line.

Friday night’s loss to the Murray State Racers in the OVC Tournament semifinal is probably not the way the Austin Peay Governors envisioned their conference title pursuit ending – especially after they had started the season 10-0.