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Alabama MBB opens season with win vs Jacksonville State

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — — Jaden Shackelford had 18 points and 11 rebounds as Alabama routed Jacksonville State 81-57 in a season opener on Wednesday night. It was the first career double-double for Shackelford, a 6-foot-3 sophomore from Hesperia, California. Jahvon Quinerly, a sophomore transfer from Villanova who did not play last season, added 18 points for the Crimson Tide. John…

Montgomery Kickoff Classic to tee up 2017 CFB season

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (montgomeryal.gov)  — The newly announced Montgomery Kickoff Classic – set for Week 0 on Saturday, Aug. 26 – will help open the college football season from the historic Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala., The game, to air on ESPN, will feature two of the current top-ranked FCS teams in the nation, pitting Jacksonville State University and the University…

Jenkins, big plays power Jacksonville St. over Liberty 48-19

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) – Eli Jenkins passed for 224 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 121 yards and another two scores to help Jacksonville State beat Liberty 48-19 on Saturday night. Jacksonville State (3-1) powered its way to victory with five touchdowns of more than 50 yards. Jenkins had a 76-yard TD run and connected with Roc Thomas for…

Hornets take JSU series with 4-1 win over Gamecocks

MONTGOMERY, Ala (bamastatesports.com)  – Brandon Caples hurled seven strong innings, and Hunter Allen homered for the third straight game as Alabama State defeated Jacksonville State 4-1 Tuesday at the Wheeler-Watkins Baseball Complex. Caples (2-0) kept the Jacksonville State scoreless until the seventh, allowing four hits, one run, walking one and striking out five as Alabama State (27-14) defeated the Gamecocks…

Trojan netters blank JSU, thump Alabama A & M

TROY, Ala (troytrojans.com) – The Troy men’s tennis team played a pair of matches at home on Wednesday, shutting out Jacksonville State, 7-0, and beating Alabama A&M, 6-1.  The Trojans have now won 10 of their last 11 matches ahead of Sunday’s Senior Day. Troy (14-11) started the day against Alabama A&M (0-12) and cruised past the Bulldogs, starting with…

Jacksonville State’s James Green out as basketball coach

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) – James Green won’t return as Jacksonville State’s basketball coach next season. Jacksonville State said in a news release on Tuesday that both sides “mutually agreed” to end Green’s eight-year tenure. The former Southern Miss and Mississippi Valley State head coach went 89-153 and only made the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament twice. Green also led Jacksonville State…

Trojans Blank Jacksonville State 10-0

JACKSONVILLE, Ala (troytrojans.com) – In his first start as a Trojan, Houston Mabray helped lead the Troy baseball team to a 10-0 shutout victory over Jacksonville State on Wednesday night at Rudy Abbot Field. Mabray (1-0) pitched six shutout innings, allowed four hits, walked two and struck out four earning his first win as a Trojan. He closed out the…