Monthly Archives: December 2013

Gamecock Men Avenge Earlier Loss To Central Michigan

It is not often a team gets a second chance at a non-conference opponent. Jacksonville State found itself in that rare predicament and made the most of it by defeating Central Michigan 82-73. On their November 30th meeting, the Gamecocks lost 66-61. The difference in the second meeting: intensity. “I thought our overall intensity was much better,” JSU head coach

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Dressing To Win

When Jacksonville State head coach Bill Clark made the football team’s motto “Win The Day,” he began looking for anything to help them do so. Switching to the new Adidas TechFit uniforms was his first move. “One of the things I say is nonnegotiable is us dressing good,” Clark said. “It’s an important part of kids’ psyche today. They see

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Griffin Thomas

JACKSONVILLE — Walk-on…backup…starter. Those are just a few of the titles senior kicker Griffin Thomas has earned at  Jacksonville State. There’s one title he has never earned: nervous. “I try to stay pretty even-keeled,” Thomas said, “and not get worried about the misses and not getting too excited about the makes.” A native of Snellville, Ga., Thomas’ calm demeanor in crucial situations

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Jacksonville State Leaves No Doubt

Jacksonville State made the playoffs as “a bubble team.” The Gamecocks proved they belong in the playoffs with its 55-14 victory over SOCON Co-Champion Samford. The win is the first JSU playoff win since 1992. The Gamecocks advance to the second round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs and will take on McNeese State Saturday. “I wanted to vindicate

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