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October 25, 2014


Raiders blast Indians to keep playoff hopes alive

PLEASANT VALLEY — There is nothing sweeter than when a senior performs well in front of his home fans one final time.

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Tuesday 10/21/2014
Jacksonville whips Bluff in battle of Eagles
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 10:59 am

On a night when the seniors were honored, the Jacksonville Golden Eagles had no trouble taking a 41-7 win over the Eagles of Hokes Bluff.

With the win, and Saks loss, the game between the two schools takes on even more importance next week. 

Tuesday 10/14/2014
Raiders celebrate homecoming with win
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 11:52 am

The Pleasant Valley Raiders picked up their second win of the season as they beat Ashville 27-8 in front of a homecoming crowd.

Golden Eagles thump White Plains
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 11:48 am

WHITE PLAINS — Everyone knows the old saying — never kick a man while he’s down.

Tuesday 10/07/2014
Eagles win county tournament again
Updated: October 07, 2014 - 2:52 pm

David Clark remembers dreaming of playing in the Calhoun County volleyball tournament finals when he first arrived at Jacksonville High.

Over the last 20 years a lot has changed, including Clark’s dream becoming a reality year after year after year.

This year was no different, as Jacksonville won the Calhoun County tournament for the second season in a row and eighth time in the last 10 years. The second-seeded Golden Eagles defeated top-seeded Oxford 25-19, 25-20, 26-24.

JSU’s Grass looks at win; talks about Tennessee State
Updated: October 07, 2014 - 2:29 pm

Here is what Jacksonville State University football coach John Grass said at Monday’s press conference. The Gamecocks play at Tennessee State this week after taking a 38-14 win over UT Martin.

Tigers halt Golden Eagles’ win streak
Updated: October 07, 2014 - 2:28 pm

After two quick touchdowns and with five minutes remaining in the first quarter, Jacksonville held a 14-0 lead over the visiting Tigers of Cleburne County. Unfortunately, that was all the Eagles would score as the Tigers controlled the clock in the second half and handed the Golden Eagles their first loss of the season, 24-14.

Tuesday 09/30/2014
Heflin next test for Eagles
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 10:28 am

The visitors bleachers were nearly empty at last weeks Jacksonville-Butler game, which the Golden Eagles won easily, 50-16.

Don’t expect things to be the same this week however as the Eagles (6-0) will take on Cleburne County (4-1) in a key regional matchup.

Both teams are undefeated in regional play with Cleburne County’s only loss coming to Munford the first game of the season.

Volleyball roundup
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 10:22 am

The Jacksonville Lady Eagles will be defending their county championship but as the No. 2 seed in this year’s tournament. Oxford, which defeated Jacksonville earlier in the season, is the No.1 seed.

The single elimination tournament will begin on Saturday at Jacksonville High School.

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