Ready or not, here come the Gamecocks

Chris Allen Brown, Associate Editor It hasn’t been the best start to a season for Jana McGinnis and the Jacksonville State softball team this year, but this is a program with a history of coming on when it matters most. The Gamecocks, the preseason pick by many to win another Ohio Valley Conference championship, are off to a 7-12 start through 19 games. So far, JSU … Continue reading Ready or not, here come the Gamecocks

4 for 4: Let’s taco ’bout us, baby

As a special Valentine’s Day treat, the four editors of The Chanticleer have written about a few of the things that they love. Here’s Associate Editor Chris Brown: Sorry Daniel, I didn’t mean to steal your pun-under with my headline … or did I? Anyways, if you know me at all, especially my best friend’s wife Leslie, you know I’m all about tacos. (You thought … Continue reading 4 for 4: Let’s taco ’bout us, baby

Brown: No better place for Chipper Jones than Cooperstown

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 box score. With the Braves trailing 7-5 with two runners … Continue reading Brown: No better place for Chipper Jones than Cooperstown

Defense sparks Gamecock success

  Chris Allen Brown, Associate Editor Seven. That’s how many conference games it took Rick Pietri and the 2017 Jacksonville State women’s basketball team to match its Ohio Valley Conference win total from a year ago. But wait, there’s more. Sporting a 12-7 record at the moment, if JSU earns two more wins during its remaining 10 games, that will allow the Gamecocks to surpass … Continue reading Defense sparks Gamecock success

‘Human error’ result in false missile emergency alert in Hawaii

Chris Allen Brown, Associate Editor Ever wondered what would happen if an emergency official pressed the wrong button? Look no further than Hawaii’s direction. Last weekend, a civil defense employee in the United States’ 50th state pushed the wrong button and sent out an emergency alert to residents’ cellphones about an incoming missile threat. The alert read “BALLISITC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS … Continue reading ‘Human error’ result in false missile emergency alert in Hawaii