Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor If Jacksonville State’s football team had to choose what they liked best about their No. 3 seed in the playoff, most of the guys would say it is the respect they got from the Championship Committee. Then, they would probably say the bye week. After having two early bye weeks at the … Continue reading Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

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Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor  No 2 Jacksonville State claimed their fourth-straight Ohio Valley Conference championship Saturday, squeaking by UT Martin 14-7. The Gamecocks also extended their OVC-win streak to 31, and picked up the OVC’s automatic FCS playoff birth. "I'm proud of this team for getting us right where we want to be at the end … Continue reading Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

JSU stomps Spiders to earn 2-0 start

Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Reporter Dominating. That’s the word that best describes the start to the 2017-18 season for the Jacksonville State Men’s basketball squad. The Gamecocks downed Tennessee Wesleyan 100-42 in the regular season opener on Friday night, marking the first time Jacksonville State scored 100 or more points in the regular season since … Continue reading JSU stomps Spiders to earn 2-0 start

Women’s Basketball impresses in preseason exhibition against Alabama-Huntsville

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter In a final tune-up before kicking off their regular season on the 10th, Jacksonville State women’s basketball defeated Alabama-Huntsville 63-47 at home on Sunday. Despite having to replace three of last year’s starters and welcome seven new faces to the team, the Gamecocks exercised superb ball control against the Chargers, taking … Continue reading Women’s Basketball impresses in preseason exhibition against Alabama-Huntsville

JSU takes down Delta State in Exhibition contest

Daniel Mayes, Chanty Sports Reporter In their first action since taking the court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis during the NCAA tournament, the Jacksonville State Men’s basketball team had a great exhibition outing. After falling in a quick 6-0 hole to begin the game, Jacksonville State had no problem in demolishing their Division II … Continue reading JSU takes down Delta State in Exhibition contest

Gamecocks winning despite slow starts

Daniel Mayes, Chanty Sports Reporter In both of Jacksonville State football’s last two games, the team has struggled to a sluggish start. It took the Gamecocks until their third drive in Saturday’s 23-7 homecoming win against Southeast Missouri State to put up their first points, a 65-yard catch-and-run from Kendrick Doss to Trae Barry, and … Continue reading Gamecocks winning despite slow starts

Gamecocks suffer season-ending loss at SEMO

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter  Gamecock soccer traveled to Southeast Missouri on Sunday needing a win in their final regular season match to guarantee a spot in the eight-team Ohio Valley Conference Soccer Championship tournament. Unfortunately, the Gamecocks came up empty against the Redhawks (7-7-3, 4-3-3) in a bitter 1-0 defeat Sunday afternoon. With the loss … Continue reading Gamecocks suffer season-ending loss at SEMO