‘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. “I’m really happy for these kids and I’m really happy … Continue reading ‘Cocoa’ leads JSU past Eagles in OVC Tourney

JSU defeats Tech to finish season

Logan Arnwine, Staff Sports Reporter The chase for the NCAA Tournament has officially begun for the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. Jacksonville State University (18-11, 12-6 OVC) defeated Tennessee Tech 73-59 Saturday, Feb. 24 in their last game of the regular season, earning the fourth seed in the OVC tournament. JSU finished the first half off a three by the freshman guard, Taylor Hawks to seal a … Continue reading JSU defeats Tech to finish season

JSU Women falls in overtime on Senior Day

Despite a second chance to win the game in overtime, the Gamecocks could not keep up with the offense of Tennessee State and fell 74-66. It was a rough overtime period as the Gamecocks struggled to get anything together offensively. They went 1-of-9 in shooting despite perfection from free throw shots. Candace Morton led the night in total points with 20, while Courtney Strain was … Continue reading JSU Women falls in overtime on Senior Day

Women hoops win on Valentine’s Day

It was a sweet Valentine’s Day for the JSU women who stepped up and defeated Tennessee Tech 67-58 in front of the home crowd at Pete Mathews. The Gamecocks were on fire with their free throws in the second half as they made 11-of-12. Candace Morton had four more in the second and Tyler Phelion had five. On the night, the team was 17-of-19 from … Continue reading Women hoops win on Valentine’s Day

Women’s Basketball bounce back from losses with 72-64 win over Morehead State

The Jacksonville State Women’s Basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak with their 72-64 win over Morehead State Saturday afternoon at Pete Mathews Coliseum. The win also broke an eight game losing skid to the Lady Eagles. Jacksonville State improved their record to 13-7 overall, 4-4 in conference play. The Lady Eagles fell to 8-12 overall, 4-3 in the OVC. The Lady Eagles started the … Continue reading Women’s Basketball bounce back from losses with 72-64 win over Morehead State

JSU Women’s Basketball comeback a little too late as they suffer first home loss

The Jacksonville State Women’s Basketball team late rally falls short to Austin Peay 57-54. JSU, who was undefeated at home, now has a 5-1 record at home. The Gamecocks are 10-5 overall and stand 1-2 in the Ohio Valley Conference. For the last 13 minutes of the game, JSU held Austin Peay to only six points. JSU went on an 11-3 run to cut the … Continue reading JSU Women’s Basketball comeback a little too late as they suffer first home loss

Five in a row for Women’s Basketball

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville State women’s basketball team defeated Georgia Southern 78-52 to extend their win streak to five. With only one loss being the first game of the season to Texas Tech, the Gamecocks overall record is 5-1. In their five-game winning streak, the JSU women have defeated Alabama, New Orleans, Wofford, Central Arkansas, and now Georgia Southern. The win over Georgia Southern showed the … Continue reading Five in a row for Women’s Basketball

Season opener ends in loss for JSU Women

The Lady Gamecocks faced their first test of the season on Friday against Texas Tech where they lost 67-59. The game was close through all four quarters as JSU pushed Texas Tech to their limit. JSU trailed by nine to start the game, but made a quick charge back as Gretchen Morrison made two consecutive three-point shots. Still in the first half, JSU would trail … Continue reading Season opener ends in loss for JSU Women