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Recent articles by Mark:

NCAA Council votes to allow Division I spring-sports athletes an extra year of eligibility

Jacksonville State spring-sports athletes will receive an extra year of eligibility. → Read More

Mark Edwards: It's OK for athletes to mourn the loss of their season

If you're a spring-sports college athlete who's seen their season get canceled, it's OK to be sad. → Read More

Jax State's Woods on NCAA eligibility announcement: 'This is amazing'

This may not be the end for senior athletes in NCAA spring sports. → Read More

JSU softball: Jimmerson pitches a shutout to give Gamecocks a split of doubleheader

Alexus Jimmerson pitched a two-hit shutout Saturday to give Jacksonville State a split of a softball doubleheader at Southern Mississippi. → Read More

JSU baseball: Today's game at EIU postponed; teams will play two Saturday

Jacksonville State won't get to open defense of its Ohio Valley Conference baseball championship as scheduled today. → Read More

JSU women: Gamecocks see 10-point lead slip away in first-round OVC loss

Jacksonville State had a 10-point lead with 8:25 to go and an eight-point advantage with 7:11 left, but the Gamecocks wound up losing 49-46 to Eastern Illinois in the OVC → Read More

JSU women: Day has 17 rebounds as Gamecocks score road win

A big second-half surge helped Jacksonville State score a 63-45 win at Tennessee State on Saturday. → Read More

Football signing: Shorter University lands Cleburne County's Sam Groce

Cleburne County High's Sam Groce has signed scholarship papers to play football for Shorter University. → Read More

BIRMINGHAM-BOUND, AGAIN: After falling in 2019, Spring Garden puts its foot down to win regionals

JACKSONVILLE — After a one-year break, Spring Garden's girls are headed back to the Final Four. → Read More

JSU baseball: After dropping two straight, Gamecocks answer with a win in Game 3 over Missouri

JACKSONVILLE — If you're going to win only one in a three-game series, why not make it Sunday? → Read More

JSU men: In first start, Ware has 25 points in Gamecocks' loss

Jacksonville State lost for the fifth time in six games when the Gamecocks fell 101-84 at Belmont on Saturday. → Read More

ACE HIGH: Spring Garden's Ace Austin makes her mark as Panthers cruise past Skyline

JACKSONVILLE — To say Jaci Ace Austin was born to be a point guard is an understatement. → Read More

JSU softball: Payton McGinnis retires from college softball

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville State's softball team began practice last week without longtime head coach Jana McGinnis' daughter, freshman Payton McGinnis. → Read More

JSU baseball: Former Gamecock Clayton Daniel traded to Dodgers

Former Jacksonville State baseball standout Clayton "Spike" Daniel is headed to the Los Angeles Dodgers. → Read More

Mark Edwards: National champ LSU isn't going away soon

Since LSU a national championship Monday, seven of its star players have declared for the NFL draft. Assistant coach Joe Brady, the passing-game genius, is headed to the NFL to → Read More

JSU men: Gamecocks stage late charge in second straight OVC win

Jacksonville State dominated the final four minutes of an 80-71 win at Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. → Read More

JSU women: Gamecocks' defense clamps down to beat EKU

Jacksonville State found its defensive touch Saturday in a 43-33 win at Eastern Kentucky. → Read More

Tua says he'll announce Monday whether he'll stay or head to NFL

Monday is the big day for Tua watchers. → Read More

Mark Edwards: Why I'm pulling for Orgeron to win a national title

Plenty of folks around the country will cheer for Oklahoma today in its College Football Playoff semifinal against LSU, and who can blame them? → Read More

Mark Edwards: Auburn wins with Gus doing what he does best — call plays

Why in the world did Gus Malzahn ever quit calling his own plays? → Read More