Tag: Football

A Gamecock and a Volunteer fan

Garrett Sanders, Correspondent

Knoxville has always had a special place in my heart. I have always considered it to be my home away from home. The memories that I have cherished representing the colors of orange and white in the Volunteer state will remain a part of who I am today. However, on Saturday, December 21, 2019, I managed to do the unthinkable.

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Hot Take: Where is the JSU football program headed?

Garrett Sanders, Correspondent

Coming into the 2019 FCS College Football season, the Jacksonville State Gamecocks had very high expectations for the year. The Gamecocks were ranked in the Top 10 in the AP Preseason FCS Poll and were heavy favorites to win the OVC. With 15 combined returning starters on both sides of the ball, the potential was limitless for JSU.

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JSU defeats Murray State, hair raising game ends 14-12

Josie Howell, Sports Editor

The Jacksonville State football team was able to come back from a tough loss against Southeast Missouri with a win last Saturday against Murray State with a close score of 14-12. This was JSU’s second game of the season being played in pouring rain, this particular game being the worst weather the Gamecocks have ever had to play in. The rain itself would test the Gamecocks ability to persevere and perform in any given circumstance.

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Southeastern Missouri puts an end to Gamecock home winning streak

Josie Howell, Sports Editor

After winning every home game of the season so far, the Gamecocks went into Saturday’s game with their heads high, but Southeastern Missouri would be the first team to really challenge the Gamecocks on their home field. 

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