Gamecocks can’t hang late with ‘Noles

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter JSU women’s basketball faced their first of two Power-five opponents on the 2017-18 docket Sunday, and fell 75-51 to the visiting 18th ranked Florida State Seminoles. Despite the loss, the Gamecocks (1-1) gave the ‘Noles (2-0) all they could handle in the first half of play, and even led FSU 17-13 … Continue reading Gamecocks can’t hang late with ‘Noles

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Women’s Basketball impresses in preseason exhibition against Alabama-Huntsville

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter In a final tune-up before kicking off their regular season on the 10th, Jacksonville State women’s basketball defeated Alabama-Huntsville 63-47 at home on Sunday. Despite having to replace three of last year’s starters and welcome seven new faces to the team, the Gamecocks exercised superb ball control against the Chargers, taking … Continue reading Women’s Basketball impresses in preseason exhibition against Alabama-Huntsville

Gamecocks suffer season-ending loss at SEMO

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter  Gamecock soccer traveled to Southeast Missouri on Sunday needing a win in their final regular season match to guarantee a spot in the eight-team Ohio Valley Conference Soccer Championship tournament. Unfortunately, the Gamecocks came up empty against the Redhawks (7-7-3, 4-3-3) in a bitter 1-0 defeat Sunday afternoon. With the loss … Continue reading Gamecocks suffer season-ending loss at SEMO

Gamecocks suffer first home loss of season against Austin Peay

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter Jacksonville State volleyball has been dominant at home this season, starting out 8-0 in Pete Mathews Coliseum in 2017. But keeping that perfect home record alive would be a difficult task when the Gamecocks took on the OVC-leading Austin Peay Governors on Sunday. The Governors (19-4, 7-1) showed just why they're … Continue reading Gamecocks suffer first home loss of season against Austin Peay

JSU falls to SIUE, splits road trip to Illinois

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter Gamecock soccer was blanked offensively Sunday, falling 2-0 to OVC opponent Southern Illinois Edwardsville. The match was the second of two on the Gamecocks’ (5-8-2, 2-5-0) road trip to Illinois, in which JSU bested Eastern Illinois 1-0 on Friday. The Cougars’ (6-6-2, 4-2-1) defense was more than stingy against the Gamecocks … Continue reading JSU falls to SIUE, splits road trip to Illinois

Gamecock Volleyball drops third straight against EKU

Grant Benefield, Chanticleer Sports Reporter  The Gamecocks' (14-8, 1-3) early struggles in their conference schedule continued Saturday afternoon, as the team dropped its third straight OVC match to Eastern Kentucky (5-13, 3-1) in four sets (22-25, 25-20, 12-25, 20-25). The losing streak comes on a tough four-game away stretch to start OVC conference play. EKU took … Continue reading Gamecock Volleyball drops third straight against EKU

Gamecock Soccer stumbles against Murray State

Grant Benefield, Chanticleer Sports Reporter The Gamecocks’ recent struggles continued Sunday afternoon at home against the defending OVC champion Murray State, falling 3-0 to the Racers. Within the first ten minutes of play, the Gamecocks (3-6-2, 0-3-0) fell behind a 2-0 deficit that they would not be able to overcome. The loss to Murray State … Continue reading Gamecock Soccer stumbles against Murray State

Gamecock volleyball completes perfect tourney run

Grant Benefield, Staff Reporter After posting a pair of 3-0 sweeps on Friday, Gamecock Volleyball kept things going on Saturday with a championship finish in the Jefferson’s/State Farm Invitational Tournament. In their first two matches of the tournament on Friday, the Gamecocks defeated North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State each by 3-0 scores. The Gamecocks (10-3) … Continue reading Gamecock volleyball completes perfect tourney run