Ted Boozer, Jerry Cole, Arthur Hardy, Roland Houston, Brooke McCarley Suda and Jeramie Moore were inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame at Oxford Civic Center on Saturday night. Read the full story
Ted Boozer will be inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame along with Brooke McCarley Suda, Jerry Cole, Arthur Hardy, Roland Houston and Jeramie Moore on Saturday.
Jacksonville State pitcher Christian Edwards was named to the 2021 Southeast-ABCA/Rawlings all-region second team, announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Wednesday.
When the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame inducts its 16th class Saturday evening at the Oxford Civic Center, Class of 2020 member Jerry Cole will be inducted posthumously.
Despite a highly successful coaching career, Roland Houston calls the fact that he’ll soon be a member of the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame “really hard for me to believe.”
Jacksonville State University's athletes posted a combined 3.256 grade point average for the 2020-21 academic year, according to a news release from the school.
The Gamecocks will face UAB in the 2021 Montgomery Kickoff on Sept. 1 at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m.
Senior catcher Alex Webb, junior starting pitcher Christian Edwards and senior relief pitcher Corley Woods made first team, while catcher/first baseman Alex Carignan made second team as a utility player.
Belmont and Morehead State split a Saturday doubleheader, but if Belmont had won both games, Jacksonville State would've gone to the OVC baseball tournament instead of Morehead State.
The Gamecocks stayed alive in the hunt for an Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament bid by sweeping Eastern Illinois 4-2 and 10-0 on Friday to close the regular season, but they'll need some help to qualify for the four-team field.
JSU has made the OVC tournament ever year since it joined the league and keeping that streak alive hinges on a home doubleheader with Eastern Illinois Friday.
JSU now looks ahead to its final Ohio Valley Conference series of the regular season, as the Gamecocks (24-26, 14-13 OVC) hosts Eastern Illinois (24-21, 13-14) for a three-game set Thursday and Friday.
With JSU's postseason fate on the line, the Gamecocks will host Tennessee Tech (19-24, 12-15) for a three-game set, with a single game Thursday at 6 p.m. and a doubleheader Friday at 1 p.m.
A fan favorite as a first baseman at Jacksonville State, Sims earned four OVC softball championship rings in 2016-19. Now, she has one as an Eastern Kentucky assistant coach as the Colonels won in Saturday's tournament finals.
After beating third-seeded Austin Peay 8-4 in an elimination game, fourth-seeded Jacksonville State fell 4-3 to top-seeded Southeast Missouri in eight innings.
Alexus Jimmerson broke a 4-4 tie in the top of the eighth inning with a grand slam over the right field fence. It came with two outs. She also pitched 4⅓ innings of relief to close out the game.
The second-seeded Colonels (33-15) will face top-seeded Southeast Missouri in the winners' bracket Friday at 10 a.m., while third-seeded Austin Peay (27-15) will face fourth-seeded Jacksonville State (23-24) in an elimination game at 2 p.m.