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December 20, 2014

Jacksonville State

Man across eras: Skidmore, JSU's retiring Hall of Fame trainer, cuts tape on 40 years of insights

JACKSONVILLE — Jim Skidmore is about to retire after 40 years of treating joints, muscles and souls as Jacksonville State’s head athletic trainer, and oh, the things he could tell.

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Monday 05/26/2014
JSU, Alabama make NCAA baseball tournament
Posted: May 26, 2014

Jacksonville State and Alabama have earned bids to the NCAA baseball tournament. The tournament opens Friday with 16 four-team double-elimination regionals.

Joe Medley: But about that tournament JSU just won
Updated: May 28, 2014 - 12:20 am

JACKSONVILLE  Jim Case calls himself a “stat rat,” and make that an emotional stat rat after Jacksonville State’s amazing run through the Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament.

Updated: JSU baseball to open NCAA tourney play against regional host Ole Miss (video)
Updated: May 26, 2014 - 8:55 pm

JACKSONVILLE  Jacksonville State’s baseball team just did the unthinkable, winning six straight games in four days to win the Ohio Valley Conference tournament out of the elimination bracket.

Sunday 05/25/2014
Champions! JSU rallies to win OVC tournament title
Updated: May 26, 2014 - 1:16 pm

Jacksonville State clinched a spot in the NCAA tournament with a 4-2 win over Tennessee Tech in the Ohio Valley Conference finals.

Saturday 05/24/2014
JSU baseball: Gamecocks stand one win from OVC tournament title
Updated: May 24, 2014 - 9:39 pm

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jacksonville State is within one win of an Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament, and the Gamecocks have done it despite dealing with the pressure of elimination the whole way.

Mark Edwards: Jim Case has JSU making another run
Posted: May 24, 2014

Maybe the Ohio Valley Conference should rename its annual postseason baseball tournament the Jim Case Invitational.

Friday 05/23/2014
JSU baseball: Gamecocks survive to play another day
Updated: May 23, 2014 - 9:17 pm

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jacksonville State won its third straight elimination game Friday afternoon to remain alive in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.

JSU football: Ex-standout Ellis ready to get healthy, sign with NFL team
Updated: May 23, 2014 - 6:56 pm

Former Jacksonville State tight end Gavin Ellis is used to having his patience tested.

Thursday 05/22/2014
Gamecocks rally in ninth to stay alive in OVC tournament
Updated: May 22, 2014 - 11:25 pm

JACKSON, Tenn. — Ryan Sebra’s two-out single in the ninth inning drove in the go-ahead run as Jacksonville State rallied past Southern Illinois Edwardsville 7-5 in an Ohio Valley Conference tournament elimination game.

Wednesday 05/21/2014
Stingy Eastern Illinois pitching puts JSU into elimination bracket
Updated: May 21, 2014 - 11:05 pm

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Eastern Illinois pitchers Matt Borens and Trey Barton limited Jacksonville State to two hits Wednesday, as the Panthers beat the Gamecocks 2-1 in the Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament's opening round.

Third-seeded JSU opens play against Eastern Illinois
Updated: May 21, 2014 - 3:02 pm

Jacksonville State junior Zachary Fowler, the team leader in wins, will draw the starting assignment for the Gamecocks' OVC tournament opener today.

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