Gamecocks come back on Senior Day

Grant Benefield, Chanticleer Sports Writer After trailing the entire second half, the Gamecocks rallied in the fourth quarter to take the lead with just 0:02 remaining and defeat OVC opponent Tennessee State. The wild finish to Saturday’s game at Pete Mathews Coliseum came when freshman guard Taylor Hawks scored an and-1 layup that brought the Gamecocks (15-10, 9-5) within 1. Hawks would convert the ensuing free … Continue reading Gamecocks come back on Senior Day

Don’t overlook what Pietri and the Gamecocks are doing this season

Chris Allen Brown, Associate Editor Jacksonville State women’s basketball team’s last-second 62-61 win over Tennessee State Saturday afternoon got me thinking — the Gamecocks are quietly having a remarkable season. Yes, Rick Pietri’s squad dropped back-to-back games against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville then Tennessee Tech, but the win against the Tigers over the weekend will all but send the Gamecocks to Evansville, Indiana for the Ohio Valley … Continue reading Don’t overlook what Pietri and the Gamecocks are doing this season

Gamecocks take down EIU, fall to SIUE

Hannah Grant, Staff Sports Writer The Gamecocks took home 1-1 record and a setback to third place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings from their trip to Illinois. The women’s team (14-9, 8-4 OVC) are staying afloat in the league race during their best start to a season since joining the league in 2004. The Illinois series began on Thursday evening in Charleston, Illinois to … Continue reading Gamecocks take down EIU, fall to SIUE

Gamecocks right the ship against SEMO

Grant Benefield , Chanticleer Sports Reporter After dropping their two previous OVC matches against Eastern Kentucky and UT Martin, the Jacksonville State women’s basketball team got back in the win column with a 55-48 victory over Southeast Missouri at home on Saturday. Their thirteenth win of the season is an important milestone for the Gamecocks (13-8, 7-3 OVC), as it matches their previous season’s win total (13-15). … Continue reading Gamecocks right the ship against SEMO