Gamecocks suffer first home loss of season against Austin Peay

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter Jacksonville State volleyball has been dominant at home this season, starting out 8-0 in Pete Mathews Coliseum in 2017. But keeping that perfect home record alive would be a difficult task when the Gamecocks took on the OVC-leading Austin Peay Governors on Sunday. The Governors (19-4, 7-1) showed just why they're … Continue reading Gamecocks suffer first home loss of season against Austin Peay

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Gamecock Football breaks OVC record with win over EKU

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor Jacksonville State accomplished something no other Ohio Valley Conference team has been able to accomplish: win 27 consecutive conference games. The 41-25 win came over Eastern Kentucky, who held the previous record of 26 straight from 1992 to 1995, in front of 18,045 fans at Burgess-Snow Field. “I think this is a … Continue reading Gamecock Football breaks OVC record with win over EKU

JSU falls to SIUE, splits road trip to Illinois

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter Gamecock soccer was blanked offensively Sunday, falling 2-0 to OVC opponent Southern Illinois Edwardsville. The match was the second of two on the Gamecocks’ (5-8-2, 2-5-0) road trip to Illinois, in which JSU bested Eastern Illinois 1-0 on Friday. The Cougars’ (6-6-2, 4-2-1) defense was more than stingy against the Gamecocks … Continue reading JSU falls to SIUE, splits road trip to Illinois

JSU downs Governors to tie OVC record

  Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter Jacksonville State took down Austin Peay 34-14 Saturday in Clarksville, Tennessee to tie the record for consecutive Ohio Valley Conference wins at 26. JSU tied the record previously held by Eastern Kentucky, whose streak ended in 1995, by shutting down a much improved Austin Peay Governors squad, who came … Continue reading JSU downs Governors to tie OVC record

Gamecock Volleyball drops third straight against EKU

Grant Benefield, Chanticleer Sports Reporter  The Gamecocks' (14-8, 1-3) early struggles in their conference schedule continued Saturday afternoon, as the team dropped its third straight OVC match to Eastern Kentucky (5-13, 3-1) in four sets (22-25, 25-20, 12-25, 20-25). The losing streak comes on a tough four-game away stretch to start OVC conference play. EKU took … Continue reading Gamecock Volleyball drops third straight against EKU

Gamecocks overcome turnovers to down Golden Eagles

Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter After an up and down first half from the Gamecock offense, Jacksonville State recovered in the second to put away Tennessee Tech 34-7 for their 25th consecutive Ohio Valley Conference win on Saturday. A career night from junior receiver Demontez Terry and an excellent game from quarterback Kendrick Doss in … Continue reading Gamecocks overcome turnovers to down Golden Eagles

Gamecock Soccer stumbles against Murray State

Grant Benefield, Chanticleer Sports Reporter The Gamecocks’ recent struggles continued Sunday afternoon at home against the defending OVC champion Murray State, falling 3-0 to the Racers. Within the first ten minutes of play, the Gamecocks (3-6-2, 0-3-0) fell behind a 2-0 deficit that they would not be able to overcome. The loss to Murray State … Continue reading Gamecock Soccer stumbles against Murray State