JSU men: Brigham's late free throws give Gamecocks win over Incarnate Word
Jacksonville State’s men’s basketball team earned a measure of revenge Sunday. Marcellus Brigham Jr. made two free throws with 0.9 seconds remaining to give the Gamecocks a 67-65 win over Incarnate Word.
Look Back ... to the first "Turkey Bowl" of Calhoun County, 1948
Nov. 26, 1948, in The Star: Local football fans got a partial preview of what to expect from Alabama and Kentucky varsity teams in the coming seasons when the two crack freshmen units of the Southeastern Conference schools staged a thrilling Thanksgiving grid battle here yesterday before a near-capacity crowd at Memorial Stadium. Coached by Joe Kilgrow, the Alabama plebes defeated The Baby Wildcats by a score of 16 to 6. [The game would eventually be known to history as the first “Turkey Bowl” played in Calhoun County.]
'One more together': Jacksonville's historic season ends in state quarterfinals
JACKSONVILLE — With two minutes left of what would be Jacksonville’s final game, quarterback Jim Ogle gave a glance and three words to receiver Ky’Dric Fisher as the team took the field for one more offensive drive. “One more together.”
Councilwoman receives professional certification
The unexpected complexities of local government are likely clearer for Jacksonville City Councilwoman Sherry Laster, now that she’s earned a special certification from the Alabama League of Municipalities. According to a recent news release from the city, Laster recently earned the designation of Advanced Certified Municipal Official. Laster received...
‘Thrill of the hunt:’Black Friday shopping lives on
Despite the shift to online shopping in recent years, Black Friday is still one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Though global giants like Walmart and Target have predominantly moved the Black Friday doorbusters away from the doors and into the cyber world, folks still enjoy a hands-on experience for their holiday gift-giving needs.
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