JSU hangs on to move past Tech

Jamall Gregory throws down a dunk over a Tennessee Tech defender (JSU Athletics) Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor EVANSVILLE, Ind.­—The journey in the tourney for the Jacksonville State men’s basketball team is officially underway. The Gamecocks took down Tennessee Tech 73-70 in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, setting up a semifinal date with … Continue reading JSU hangs on to move past Tech

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‘Cocoa’ leads JSU past Eagles in OVC Tourney

Daniel Mayes, Sports Editor The drought is over. The Jacksonville State women’s basketball team defeated Morehead State 69-56 to win their first Ohio Valley Conference Tournament game since 2014. The last victory came four seasons ago when the Gamecocks took down Tennessee Tech to reach the semifinals. JSU missed the tournament in 2016 and 2017. … Continue reading ‘Cocoa’ leads JSU past Eagles in OVC Tourney

Brown: Drumwright is the leader the Gamecocks needed

By Chris Allen Brown/Associate Editor Malcolm Drumwright has been through it all during the last four years. At a school, not only 2,000 miles away from his home in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., but also a football powerhouse trying to establish itself inside a basketball conference, Drumwright has helped do what many believe would be impossible … Continue reading Brown: Drumwright is the leader the Gamecocks needed

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

Dances with Gamecocks: JSU defeats UT Martin to win OVC, secure spot in NCAA Tourney

  Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter “We left Jacksonville with one thing in mind,” Coach Ray Harper said. “We didn’t come here to play one game; we came here on a mission.” Mission accomplished. Jacksonville State took down UT Martin 66-55 in the Ohio Valley Tournament Final on Saturday night to secure JSU’s first OVC title … Continue reading Dances with Gamecocks: JSU defeats UT Martin to win OVC, secure spot in NCAA Tourney

Nashville hot chickens: Gamecocks scorch SEMO in OVC Tourney

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eJ_MnJAHWw&t=0s Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter The Jacksonville State men’s basketball team earned their first Ohio Valley Conference Tournament win since 2012 after a 74-51 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Thursday in Nashville. The fourth seeded Gamecocks used a season-high 12 made 3-pointers to pull away from fifth seeded SEMO in the second half and … Continue reading Nashville hot chickens: Gamecocks scorch SEMO in OVC Tourney

JSU Women fall to Belmont in the first round of OVC Tournament

The Jacksonville State Women’s Basketball team fell 55-45 to Belmont in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Tournament on Thursday. The Gamecocks finish with a 19-10 overall record and 9-6 in the Ohio Valley Conference. They finished 10-3 at home. Destany McLin led the Gamecocks in scoring with 18 points followed by … Continue reading JSU Women fall to Belmont in the first round of OVC Tournament

Volleyball gets win on Senior Day and prepares for OVC Tournament

The JSU volleyball team clinched a spot in the conference tournament even with a loss to Tennessee Tech, which they made up for with a win against Southeast Missouri on Senior Day. The Gamecocks headed north to play OVC rivals Tennessee Tech last Tuesday night. It was a night that ended in a loss and … Continue reading Volleyball gets win on Senior Day and prepares for OVC Tournament