Gamecocks fall in OVC home opener to Tennessee State

JP Wood, Sports Writer The Jacksonville State University volleyball squad marched on through their OVC schedule, playing for the first time in a month within friendly confines. In their OVC home opener, the Gamecocks fell 3 sets to 1 against a Tennessee State squad who has yet to lose an OVC match. In just the second home loss on the season, JSU fell in heartbreakingly close … Continue reading Gamecocks fall in OVC home opener to Tennessee State

Gamecocks beat APSU in homecoming matchup

Baylee Morris, Sports Editor With the question of how the Gamecocks will do playing back to back games I think we all go our answer. Homecoming 2018 against the Austin Peay Governors was a hard fought and hard-won game. With the Gamecocks pulling out a 48-32 victory over the Govs. The 1st quarter started off rocky with the Governors going up 9-0 on JSU, but … Continue reading Gamecocks beat APSU in homecoming matchup

JSU Volleyball looking to bounce back at home

JP Wood, Sports Writer Jax St. volleyball began their conference schedule last week, falling in two five-set matches on the road. The Gamecocks (7-8, 0-2) started the OVC slate at Morehead State on Friday night. The two teams traded set wins for the first four sets, forcing a decisive fifth. Jax St. kept it close but could not finish off the Eagles. Kaylie Milton led JSU … Continue reading JSU Volleyball looking to bounce back at home

Gamecock soccer looks to bounce back after falling in conference opener

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Conference play for the OVC has finally opened for the JSU Soccer Team! The Gamecocks, who have struggled in the past couple of weeks ,were looking to salvage their season. Getting a win in their conference opener would be huge for this team moving forward. JSU took a 200+ mile trip to Cookeville, Tennessee to take on the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. … Continue reading Gamecock soccer looks to bounce back after falling in conference opener

Gamecock Volleyball looks to bounce back in conference play

JP Wood, Sports Writer The Gamecocks non-conference schedule came to a disappointing close in Troy this weekend. Jax State (7-6) started strong on day one with a 3-1 win over Florida A&M, but fell to Troy and Kennesaw State on the second day of the tournament. Against FAMU, Kaylee Frears (19 kills) and Jade Humphrey(17 digs) led the charge, with Frears hitting an impressive .586 on … Continue reading Gamecock Volleyball looks to bounce back in conference play

Gamecocks ready for first OVC matchup

Josh Gilbert , Sports Writer After their second bye week in only the first month of the season, the Jacksonville State football team is looking to continue the momentum they have after putting up record breaking numbers against Mississippi Valley State. “I thought we have handled the open weeks as best we could. We have gotten better, it is hard to tell because you don’t play … Continue reading Gamecocks ready for first OVC matchup

JSU sweeps Gamecock Classic

JP Wood, Sports Writer After a rough trip to the Grand Canyon, JSU volleyball (6-4) righted the ship with a strong showing at the Gamecock Invitational in Gadsden. An exciting match Friday morning versus the Bradley Braves resulted in the Gamecocks handing them only their second loss of the season. Four Gamecocks tallied double digit kills: Lena Kindermann(15), Mackenzie Rombach(14), Sadie Anderson(10), and Addie Halverson(10). Lexie … Continue reading JSU sweeps Gamecock Classic

Jax State soccer looking to gain momentum

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Last week, the Gamecocks had a series of matchups against a couple of in-state foes, Troy University and Samford University. Not only did JSU have that, but they also had a road to trip to Macon, Georgia to take Mercer University. Despite the busy weekend for the JSU Soccer team, it looked like things would be in their favor. This team had … Continue reading Jax State soccer looking to gain momentum

Gamecock Soccer squares off with in-state rivals

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Last Friday night, the Gamecocks had a very intriguing matchup against an in-state rival, the University of North Alabama Lions. UNA, one of the hottest soccer teams in the state of Alabama, was looking to win their fifth straight game. Unfortunately for the Gamecocks, talent in this one would show who was the better team. The Gamecocks were overmatched on defense. The … Continue reading Gamecock Soccer squares off with in-state rivals

After strong start, Gamecocks prepare for weekend action

JP Wood, Sports Writer The Todd Garvey era has begun for JSU volleyball. The Gamecocks opened their season last weekend at home in the Jax State Invitational, in which they went 3-1 with wins over North Alabama, Lamar, and Mercer. The sole loss came to Little Rock, who finished the tournament 4-0. Aside from new head coach Todd Garvey, JSU’s 2018 squad will feature six newcomers. … Continue reading After strong start, Gamecocks prepare for weekend action