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JSU easily handles Tennessee State April 13, 2017 -   Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor Tennessee State had no idea what they were getting into when the Gamecocks came into town, shutting them out and sweeping a doubleheader last Sunday. The Gamecocks gave the Tigers no chance to score in either of the games, winning the first 7-0 and the second 8-0. Alexus Jimmerson continued … Continue reading JSU easily handles Tennessee State
A look back in preparation for J-Day April 13, 2017 - Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter With the Jacksonville State football program coming off of 2015’s historic run to the National Championship game in Frisco, Texas, and star quarterback Eli Jenkins and remarkable receiver Josh Barge coming back, the Gamecocks seemed poised to make it right back to the same position in 2016. Although JSU didn’t quite … Continue reading A look back in preparation for J-Day
Making champions: the legacy of Coach John Grass April 6, 2017 - Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer Coach John Grass was hired as the offensive coordinator at Jacksonville State University’s football program for the 2013 season. A head coach veteran of various Alabama high schools, Grass made his first foray into the college ranks at his alma mater when new head coach Bill Clark was brought in after … Continue reading Making champions: the legacy of Coach John Grass
Gamecocks fall short in matchup against Eckerd March 29, 2017 - Hannah Grant, Staff Reporter ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Jacksonville State beach volleyball team completed their “Battle on the Bay” tournament falling to host Eckerd College 4-1 on Saturday. The Gamecocks fought hard to the finish, having one of the best days in program history, cutting it short a couple of sets of defeating the … Continue reading Gamecocks fall short in matchup against Eckerd
Baseball wins two against SIU March 29, 2017 - Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter The Jacksonville State Baseball team took a weekend series two games to one on the road in Carbondale, Ill. over the Southern Illinois Salukis. The Gamecocks took the first game 8-6 on Friday before the Salukis rallied to steal game two by a score of 5-4 to even up the series. … Continue reading Baseball wins two against SIU
Gamecocks handle business against SEMO March 29, 2017 - Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor The Gamecocks took care of SEMO in a sweep doubleheader on Sunday. The skies were cloudy and the day was warm at University Field Sunday when Southeast Missouri came to town. The Gamecocks were on just their second set of OVC Conference matchups but boasting a 19-9 overall record. Three Gamecocks … Continue reading Gamecocks handle business against SEMO
I Love Basketball: Following JSU’s run to the NCAA Tournament March 29, 2017 - .@JSU_MBB wins the tip, and we are underway! pic.twitter.com/TLV6SNukvx — Daniel Mayes (@DMayes34) March 17, 2017 Daniel Mayes, Staff Writer I love basketball. I am a big fan of all sports and consume sports media at a somewhat-maybe-probably unhealthy level, but something about basketball sets it apart from the others for me. However, as a … Continue reading I Love Basketball: Following JSU’s run to the NCAA Tournament
Gamecocks fall to Louisville in NCAA Tournament March 17, 2017 - Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter INDIANAPOLIS – Despite an early 10-2 lead and a career day from Norbertas Giga, the 15-seed Jacksonville State Gamecocks came up short against 2-seeded Louisville by a score of 78-63 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Giga was huge on the biggest stage for the Gamecocks, pulling … Continue reading Gamecocks fall to Louisville in NCAA Tournament
JSU’s NCAA Tourney destination set March 15, 2017 - Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter It’s set. In their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, the Jacksonville State men’s basketball team will take on the Louisville Cardinals. The OVC champion Gamecocks were named the 15-seed in the Midwest region and they will matchup with 2-seeded Louisville of the ACC in Indianapolis on Friday. “Everyone’s excited.” JSU senior … Continue reading JSU’s NCAA Tourney destination set
Gamecock softball rolls in Leon Smith Classic March 15, 2017 - Rebekah Hawkins, Associate Editor JSU handled business this weekend at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Ala. going 3-1 against opponents. After beginning their tournament with a 4-2 win against Missouri State on Friday, the Gamecocks went on to lose to Loyola-Chicago that same afternoon 2-4. They bounced back the following day with a huge 8-0 victory … Continue reading Gamecock softball rolls in Leon Smith Classic