Softball salvages winning start to season February 13, 2018 - Daniel Mayes, Chanticleer Sports Editor The Jacksonville State Softball team won two in a row on Saturday and Sunday to finish the River City Leadoff with a winning record. The event, which was held in Jacksonville, Florida, was the first of the season for the Gamecocks, and the Gamecocks took three of five games against … Continue reading Softball salvages winning start to season
Gamecocks come back on Senior Day February 12, 2018 - Grant Benefield, Chanticleer Sports Writer After trailing the entire second half, the Gamecocks rallied in the fourth quarter to take the lead with just 0:02 remaining and defeat OVC opponent Tennessee State. The wild finish to Saturday’s game at Pete Mathews Coliseum came when freshman guard Taylor Hawks scored an and-1 layup that brought the Gamecocks … Continue reading Gamecocks come back on Senior Day
Don’t overlook what Pietri and the Gamecocks are doing this season February 12, 2018 - Chris Allen Brown, Associate Editor Jacksonville State women’s basketball team’s last-second 62-61 win over Tennessee State Saturday afternoon got me thinking — the Gamecocks are quietly having a remarkable season. Yes, Rick Pietri’s squad dropped back-to-back games against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville then Tennessee Tech, but the win against the Tigers over the weekend will all but … Continue reading Don’t overlook what Pietri and the Gamecocks are doing this season
Brown: Celtics need Hayward’s presence now more than ever February 12, 2018 -  Chris Allen Brown, Associate Editor Gordon Hayward’s 2017-18 stat line reads: .500 field goal percentage, 1.0 rebound and 2.0 points per game. That doesn’t include the 0’s in the 3-point and free throw percentages, assists, blocks and steals per game columns. Hayward, who signed a four-year, $128 million contract with the Boston Celtics on July … Continue reading Brown: Celtics need Hayward’s presence now more than ever
Football takes home ‘solid’ recruiting class February 8, 2018 -   Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor The first Wednesday of February marks national signing day, when high school football recruits are able to officially sign with universities to continue their academic and athletic careers. Although an early signing period was added for December this season, the Gamecocks did their recruiting damage on Wednesday. “We feel really, … Continue reading Football takes home ‘solid’ recruiting class
Gamecocks (finally) to return home in 2018 February 6, 2018 - Grant Benefield, Staff Sports Writer With the first official practice already in the books, hype for Jacksonville State baseball’s 2018 campaign is in full swing. After playing their entire home schedule at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, AL, last season, the Gamecocks will be more than eager to return to campus. And the wait for the … Continue reading Gamecocks (finally) to return home in 2018
Gamecocks take down EIU, fall to SIUE February 5, 2018 - Hannah Grant, Staff Sports Writer The Gamecocks took home 1-1 record and a setback to third place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings from their trip to Illinois. The women’s team (14-9, 8-4 OVC) are staying afloat in the league race during their best start to a season since joining the league in 2004. The … Continue reading Gamecocks take down EIU, fall to SIUE
Men’s Basketball goes 1-1 on Illinois road trip February 3, 2018 - Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor In a two game road-trip in Illinois, the Gamecocks basketball squad managed to take one game to remain competitive in the OVC standings. Jacksonville State (17-8, 8-4 OVC) came back to take down Eastern Illinois 75-56 Feb. 1 before coming up short on another comeback attempt Saturday, Feb. 3 against Southern … Continue reading Men’s Basketball goes 1-1 on Illinois road trip
Jax State cruises past Redhawks January 30, 2018 - Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor The Jacksonville State Gamecocks returned to their winning ways Saturday night with a 78-60 takedown of Southeast Missouri State at Pete Mathews Coliseum. The bounce-back win came after a disappointing loss Thursday night in which the Gamecocks (16-7, 7-3 OVC) overcame a 10-point halftime deficit only to fall late against UT … Continue reading Jax State cruises past Redhawks
Brown: No better place for Chipper Jones than Cooperstown January 29, 2018 - Chris Allen Brown Associate Editor It was a Sunday night — September 2, 2012 to be exact. Philadelphia Phillies closing pitcher Jonathan Papelbon had a history of blown saves (BS) against the Atlanta Braves. But this time … this time there was more than just a fourth BS next to Papelbon’s name in the final … Continue reading Brown: No better place for Chipper Jones than Cooperstown
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