Reflections of the Sports Editor

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor When most people think about The Chanticleer they think it’s just another college newspaper. When I think about you, though, I think about so much more than that. To me, The Chanticleer means family. I worked that first semester with Marie, Adam Higgins and Katelyn “Bug” Schneider. Soon, graduation seasons led … Continue reading Reflections of the Sports Editor

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Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor If Jacksonville State’s football team had to choose what they liked best about their No. 3 seed in the playoff, most of the guys would say it is the respect they got from the Championship Committee. Then, they would probably say the bye week. After having two early bye weeks at the … Continue reading Battle of the birds: JSU hosts Kennesaw State in the FCS second round action

Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor  No 2 Jacksonville State claimed their fourth-straight Ohio Valley Conference championship Saturday, squeaking by UT Martin 14-7. The Gamecocks also extended their OVC-win streak to 31, and picked up the OVC’s automatic FCS playoff birth. "I'm proud of this team for getting us right where we want to be at the end … Continue reading Gamecocks hold off UT Martin for fourth consecutive OVC title

Gamecock Football breaks OVC record with win over EKU

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor Jacksonville State accomplished something no other Ohio Valley Conference team has been able to accomplish: win 27 consecutive conference games. The 41-25 win came over Eastern Kentucky, who held the previous record of 26 straight from 1992 to 1995, in front of 18,045 fans at Burgess-Snow Field. “I think this is a … Continue reading Gamecock Football breaks OVC record with win over EKU

Raisin’ the Pete: Coach Ray Harper breathes life into JSU’s basketball program

Timothy Cash, Sports Editor Believe it or not, Jacksonville State University was once in the upper echelon of the basketball world. The men that played in Pete Mathews coliseum were constantly in postseason discussions during the 1980s. However, since that time, the men in “The Pete” have fallen on hard times. This season is different. … Continue reading Raisin’ the Pete: Coach Ray Harper breathes life into JSU’s basketball program