Baseball breaks in new stadium with wins

JP Wood, Staff Sports Reporter Gamecock baseball opened the Jim Case Stadium era with a 2-1 series win over in-state rivals North Alabama this weekend. A crowd of 1,112 people witnessed an offensive rout in Jax State’s first on-campus baseball game in almost three years. Garrett Farmer picked up the Win in a 14-1 rout of the Lions in game one. Of the Gamecocks 14 hits, … Continue reading Baseball breaks in new stadium with wins

Editorial: Hoping Case is the biggest beneficiary of JSU’s stadium upgrade

Editorial board of The Chanticleer Decades before Eli Jenkins and Josh Barge helped fill Burgess-Snow Stadium. Or Whitney Gillespie and Taylor West mowed down opposing batters at University Field. Even before Ray Harper returned glory to the men’s basketball program. There was Rudy Abbott and Jacksonville State’s baseball program carrying the torch. Abbott coached in 1,470 games from 1970 to 2000 and led the Gamecocks … Continue reading Editorial: Hoping Case is the biggest beneficiary of JSU’s stadium upgrade

Homerun! New field in the future for Gamecock Baseball

By Grant Benefield They say hard work pays off, and for JSU baseball, their hard work has earned them a brand-new stadium. In July 2016, Jacksonville State University confirmed a $7.5 million project to completely revamp Rudy Abbott Field. The massive project will completely change the face of the 22-year-old field, adding many new amenities for the players and coaches, including an indoor training facility … Continue reading Homerun! New field in the future for Gamecock Baseball