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  • JSU soccer suffers defeat from Murray State October 3, 2018 - Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Up next for the Gamecocks after a day of rest would be against Murray State. This is a team that had dominated the OVC winning the conference the year before and dominated so far this season. For the Gamecocks once again, they couldn’t hold possession of the ball. Murray State had the ball in the Gamecock defensive side all game long. In …
  • Gamecocks fall in OVC home opener to Tennessee State October 3, 2018 - 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 …
  • Gamecocks beat APSU in homecoming matchup October 2, 2018 - 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 …
  • JSU Volleyball looking to bounce back at home September 26, 2018 - 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 …
  • Gamecock soccer looks to bounce back after falling in conference opener September 20, 2018 - 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. …
  • Gamecock Volleyball looks to bounce back in conference play September 20, 2018 - 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 …
  • Gamecocks ready for first OVC matchup September 20, 2018 - 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 …
  • JSU sweeps Gamecock Classic September 13, 2018 - 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 …
  • Jax State soccer looking to gain momentum September 13, 2018 - 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 …
  • Gamecock Soccer squares off with in-state rivals September 6, 2018 - 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 …
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