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LeCresha Horton: From The Track To The Court

JACKSONVILLE — LeCresha Horton is preparing for her senior day, just not in the way she pictured when she came to Jacksonville State four years ago. That’s because this year she traded in the track spikes she wore for three years for a pair of basketball shoes. “It is different,” said Horton, a 5-foot-8 guard, “because now I’m recognized in basketball

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Gamecock Women Win Third Revenge Game

JACKSONVILLE– Payback is not something head coach Rick Pietri discusses with Jacksonville State’s women’s basketball team. Even so, the Gamecocks are making the most of their rematches. They soundly defeated Eastern Kentucky 79-62 Saturday and avenged their 68-61 loss to the colonels in their first meeting. The win marked the third time JSU defeated an Ohio Valley Conference opponent who defeated

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Gamecock Women Finish Off Tennessee State

JACKSONVILLE — Head coach Rick Pietri knew Jacksonville State’s game against Tennessee State would be “intense.” After the Gamecocks suffered a “crushing” two-point overtime loss to the Tigers on Jan. 4, JSU gained a measure of revenge with an 84-76 win Monday over Tennessee State. It marked JSU’s third straight home win. “I told our team this is going to be

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