‘Focused’ Gamecocks blow out TSU

Daniel Mayes , Editor-in-Chief JACKSONVILLE — Because of a crowded top of the OVC, every game carries major seeding implications for the Jacksonville State men’s basketball team these days. And the Gamecocks played like they had that in mind Saturday night in an 84-65 win over Tennessee State. Against a Tigers team from the bottom half of the standings, JSU came out with a smothering intensity … Continue reading ‘Focused’ Gamecocks blow out TSU

Baseball breaks in new stadium with wins

JP Wood, Staff Sports Reporter Gamecock baseball opened the Jim Case Stadium era with a 2-1 series win over in-state rivals North Alabama this weekend. A crowd of 1,112 people witnessed an offensive rout in Jax State’s first on-campus baseball game in almost three years. Garrett Farmer picked up the Win in a 14-1 rout of the Lions in game one. Of the Gamecocks 14 hits, … Continue reading Baseball breaks in new stadium with wins

Hawks beats the buzzer and Tennessee State

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief JACKSONVILLE — Rarely does a basketball game give you one buzzer-beater, but the Jacksonville State women used two of them to win 76-73 over Tennessee State in overtime Saturday. After Destiney Elliott hit a layup with just 0.3 on the clock in regulation to take the game to overtime, Taylor Hawks pulled up from about 35 feet to drill a game winner … Continue reading Hawks beats the buzzer and Tennessee State

Another Big Weekend For The Gamecocks

Baylee Morris, Sports Editor For two weekends in a row the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks have come home victorious. The first weekend at the Mercer Invitational, they came home with three wins and two losses. This past weekend, the Gamecocks traveled to Montgomery where they again returned home victorious with three wins and one loss under their belt. This weekend was another great weekend for … Continue reading Another Big Weekend For The Gamecocks

Gamecocks go 3-2 in opening weekend at Mercer Invitational

Baylee Morris, Sports Editor This past weekend the Jacksonville State Gamecock Softball team traveled to Macon, GA to compete in the Mercer Invitational. For the overall weekend the Gamecocks finished with three wins and two losses to start the opening weekend of softball off right. On Friday, the Gamecocks had a huge day and discovered their diamond in the rough in Kirsten Titus. Before this … Continue reading Gamecocks go 3-2 in opening weekend at Mercer Invitational

Poor Super Bowl leads to poor ratings

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Last Sunday, America was treated to a disaster of a Super Bowl. The game felt never-ending, the commercials were dull and boring, and even the halftime show was a disaster. Overall, Super Bowl LIII was easily the worst Super Bowl of all time. Sure, you had Tom Brady and Bill Belichick going up against a juggernaut in the Los Angeles Rams. … Continue reading Poor Super Bowl leads to poor ratings

After taking sole lead in OVC, Gamecocks can’t hold it

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief JACKSONVILLE — After seizing control of the top spot in the Ohio Valley Conference with a win over Murray State on Thursday, the question for the Jacksonville State men’s basketball team was how long it would keep that position. As Austin Peay assured thanks to its 74-71 win Saturday, the answer was: not long. The Governors jumped out to a 23-4 lead while … Continue reading After taking sole lead in OVC, Gamecocks can’t hold it

Gamecocks welcome Morant, Murray State in Clash of OVC Titans

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief Thursday night. Jacksonville State against Murray State. Sole possession of first place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings on the line. That alone might be enough to make Thursday night’s clash of the OVC titans the most important, or at least most hyped, game on the floor of Pete Mathews Coliseum in Jacksonville State’s Division I history. Now add a consensus projected top-5 … Continue reading Gamecocks welcome Morant, Murray State in Clash of OVC Titans

Gamecock duo receives OVC, national honors

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief Jacksonville State’s duo of Jason Burnell and Ty Hudson received conference and national honors for their performances in two Gamecock wins last week. Burnell was named Mid-Major National Player of the Week and Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week by College Sports Madness, a website covering NCAA Athletics. Hudson received OVC Newcomer of the Week honors from the league itself. CSM named … Continue reading Gamecock duo receives OVC, national honors

Gamecocks don’t let down against Tech to improve to 6-0 in OVC

Daniel Mayes, Editor-in-Chief JACKSONVILLE — “We’re not going to have a letdown. We’ll be ready to go Saturday,” Jacksonville State coach Ray Harper said after Thursday’s overtime victory over Belmont. “They know this one doesn’t mean anything if we don’t take care of business on Saturday.” On Saturday night, they did just that, defeating Tennessee Tech 65-48. After an emotional overtime win just two days before, … Continue reading Gamecocks don’t let down against Tech to improve to 6-0 in OVC