Category: Sports

JSU baseball prevents opening weekend sweep

Stephen Duke, Correspondent

The JSU Gamecocks baseball team opened the season this past weekend, February 14 through February 16, with a series against Southeastern Missouri. The Tigers from Columbia, Missouri, took two of the three games over the weekend, but the Gamecocks avoided being swept by taking a 9-8 win over the Tigers during Sunday’s game.

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Men’s basketball slips up against Tennessee Tech

Kyle Davie, Correspondent

The JSU Men’s basketball team lost at Tennessee Tech on Thursday, February 13 as the Gamecocks watched Tennessee Tech hit the game winning three-point shot with seven seconds left to play that put the eagles over JSU 74-75. This was followed by another tough loss on Sunday, February 15, against Belmont University with a final score of 101-84.

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Women’s basketball defeats No. 4 Tennessee Tech

George MeehanCorrespondent

The Jacksonville State Women’s Basketball team traveled to Tennessee this past weekend to face OVC rivals Tennessee Tech and Belmont University. After falling to Jacksonville State 66-50 on Thursday, February 13, Tennessee Tech is now standing at 16-8 overall and 9-4 in conference, placing them in fourth in the OVC. 

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JSU football set to play Florida State in 2021

Josie Howell, Sports Editor

The Jacksonville State University football program recently announced that they will travel to Tallahassee, Florida to play the Florida State University Seminoles in their 2021 season. The football program also recently signed 14 players on National Signing Day including local players Ron Wiggins, Yessman Green, Jaylen Swain and Will O’Steen, all of which will most likely have a chance to see action in the much-anticipated game.

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Jax State falls in weekend games on the road

George Meehan, Correspondent

The Jacksonville State women’s basketball team traveled to Southeastern Missouri State on Thursday, February 6 and University of Tennessee in Martin on Saturday, February 8 where they faced back-to-back defeats.

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