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November 26, 2014

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CHAMPIONS: JSU wins OVC, playoff berth

It’s time to start measuring for at least one championship ring. Third-ranked Jacksonville State clinched its fourth Ohio Valley Conference football crown Saturday afternoon with a gritty 27-20 victory over Eastern Illinois before a crowd of 14,925 at Burgess-Snow Field.

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Tuesday 11/18/2014
Fayette County rallies to shoot down Eagles
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 11:03 am

It was a game that was played to the very end. It was one of those games when either team could have picked up the win but when it was over it was Fayette County ending up on top 29-26 to end the Golden Eagles season.

Tuesday 11/11/2014
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Updated: November 11, 2014 - 12:02 pm

Here is what Jacksonville State University football coach John Grass said at his Monday press conference.

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Updated: November 11, 2014 - 11:50 am

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Tuesday 11/04/2014
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Updated: November 04, 2014 - 11:45 am

Here is what Jacksonville State football coach John Grass said at his weekly Monday press conference about last week’s win over Austin Peay and this week’s game at Eastern Kentucky.

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Updated: November 04, 2014 - 11:37 am

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
Lady Eagles on to state ... again
Updated: October 28, 2014 - 4:49 pm

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