Jacksonville State University’s Marching Southerners will have the opportunity to perform at LSU’s Death Valley on Sept. 10 after all, according to the band’s director.
JACKSONVILLE — A Jacksonville municipal judge Tuesday dropped a misdemeanor domestic violence charge against Jacksonville State University quarterback Eli Jenkins.
JACKSON, Tenn. - The Jacksonville State baseball team was a win from claiming its fifth Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Tournament Championship, but Southeast Missouri proved why it won the regular season with a pair of wins on Sunday to win the 2016 OVC Baseball Championship.
After closing out the regular season with a sweep of UT Martin, the Jacksonville State baseball team has turned its attention to the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship this week in Jackson, Tennessee.
Pleasant Valley closed out its spring football practices with two quarters of varsity play, one of junior varsity and one quarter of junior high in jamboree action against Pisgah Saturday afternoon at Jacksonville State.
Nine days of spring football practice came to a close for Jacksonville’s Golden Eagles on Saturday. The Eagles downed St. Clair County 27-7 in a two-quarter varsity jamboree at Jacksonville State’s Burgess-Snow Field.
Even after losing all three games in this past weekend’s series at Morehead State, Jacksonville State still has a shot at second place in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Top finisher Kat Sweatt is the first woman to come in first in the South's toughest century bicycle ride. In the 124-mile Ultra ride, Birmigham's Mark Fisher managed to finish first even after stopping to help a competitor fix a flat.
TUSCALOOSA — Ohatchee’s softball team bagged its eighth walk-off victory of the season Saturday and walked off with its first state-tournament berth.
OXFORD — Southern Illinois-Edwardsville managed to beat Jacksonville State in a softball game, and that might've been the worst thing the Cougars could've done.
The Gamecocks held off Belmont for a 2-1 win that swept the series and the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference season, capping a 26-0 conference record and just the second unbeaten OVC season in league history. Tennessee Tech went 17-0 in 1994, nine games fewer than JSU’s unprecedented run.
The OVC’s regular-season champions, the Gamecocks (37-14, 26-0 OVC) wrapped up an historic weekend that started by giving head coach Jana McGinnis her 800th win with a doubleheader sweep of the Bruins (19-35, 11-16 OVC) on Saturday. They called on one of their two seniors on Senior Day Sunday, and she responded.
HUNTSVILLE — White Plains’ girls dragged their own expectations around Robert Trent Jones’ Hampton Cove golf course Monday, which explained blah faces after one round of the state tournament.
Jacksonville State edged Murray State twice on Sunday to sweep another Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader and extend its win streak in league play to a conference-record 25 games.
Former Jacksonville State standout and Ohio Valley Conference Champion Danny Willett won his first professional event on U.S. soil on Sunday and it was on the game’s biggest stage.
Whitney Gillespie tossed her first career no-hitter and the Gamecock offense played long ball on Sunday, when the Jacksonville State softball team run-ruled Tennessee State 11-0 and capped the three-game series sweep.
After a few days of inactivity last week in the early part of spring break, the Jacksonville Golden Eagles returned to baseball activities at home Friday and split a doubleheader with visiting Randolph County. The Eagles took the first game 8-5 and dropped the second 5-4 in eight innings.
Pleasant Valley bounced back from an opening-game loss early Saturday morning to capture the consolation bracket championship in the annual Cherokee Invitational softball tournament in Centre. The Raiders were schedule to play two games Friday evening and two more Saturday but spongy grounds forced tournament host Spring Garden to reschedule half of Friday’s games for Saturday.
In the Calhoun County high school tennis tournament at Oxford Friday and Saturday, Jacksonville’s boys scored 30 points to nip Oxford for second place. The Yellow Jackets had 28 points. Donoho took the boys division with 50 points. Pleasant Valley finished fifth.