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USA cross country 2018 season preview

USA cross country 2018 season preview

USA Jaguars

August 20, 2018


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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of South Alabama Cross Country teams will face strong competition during the 2018 campaign as the Jags will travel to two prestigious meets during the season in the schedule released on Friday. South is also slated to have three meets, including the Sun Belt Conference...

Worring Film Towers dedication

USA Jaguars

August 13, 2018


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Concluding a process that began three years ago, the University of South Alabama hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday at the James A. and Frances H. Yance Football Practice Facility for the Worring film towers. The project included the construction of three permanent towers overseeing the Jaguar...

USA Football Media Day

USA Football Media Day

Richard Narramore and Marissa Mason

August 13, 2018


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The University of South Alabama football team hosted media day on Friday, Aug. 10 where players and coaches fielded questions from the media about the upcoming season. Head coach Steve Campbell said they are not in a rush to declare a starter quarterback between Cephus Johnson, Cole Garvin and Evan Orth. “All...

The legacy of Jackie Robinson today

The legacy of Jackie Robinson today

Charles Harrison, Sports editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The Brooklyn Dodgers took the eld on a bright sunny day to play against the Boston Braves, on April 14, 1947. The twenty five  thousand people in bbets Field watched Jackie Robinson taking the field. When Robinson ran on to the baseball field, he did something many at the time thought couldn’t...

Volleyball wins big in Spring tournament

Volleyball wins big in Spring tournament

Hannah Blackburn, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The University of South Alabama volleyball team participated in a spring tournament on April 7 in preparation for the 2018-19 season a er nishing the regular 2017-18 season 17-10 and 12-4 SBC. In the tournament, the Jags faced o against Louisiana State Univer- sity, University of Alabama, Florida...

Jaguar marching band 2018 preview

Jaguar marching band 2018 preview

April 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The University of South Alabama’s Jaguar Marching Band will celebrate its 10th season during the 2018-2019 academic year. Dr. William Petersen, associate director of bands and director of athletic bands, has been with the JMB for the past six seasons. During his time with the JMB, he has seen the...

Spring game

Spring game

Charles Harrison, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

The University of South Alabama football team concluded spring training with the iHeartRadio Red versus Blue Spring Game on April 14. Two days before the game, however, the Jaguar football program received a shock when fifth-year senior quarterback Dallas Davis announced his intentions to leave the...

USA men’s baseball wins doubleheader

USA men’s baseball wins doubleheader

Christian Hinkel, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

The University of South Alabama men’s baseball team won both games of their doubleheader against the University of Georgia Southern on Friday, April 14. In the first game of the doubleheader, the Jaguars jumped out to a quick 7-3 lead by the end of the fourth inning. The Jags lead increased to 9-3...

USA softball splits doubleheader

USA softball splits doubleheader

Hannah Blackburn, Reporter

April 16, 2018


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The Jaguar softball team (21- 21, 6-10 SBC) split their conference doubleheader Friday night at Jaguar Field against the University of Louisiana-Monroe (22-16, 9-8 SBC), winning the first game 6-1 and falling in the last matchup 13- 1. In the first game, freshman infielder Hannah Smith had one run,...

Jags lose two in a road trip to CCU

Jags lose two in a road trip to CCU

Charles Harrison, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of South Alabama baseball team dropped two of three games in a weekend series against the No. 18 Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers. USA won the first game of the series in Conway S.C. 11-6. Senior right-hander Tyler Carr picked up his fifth win of the season and got a season...

Spring practice Q&A with Coach Campbell

Christian Hinkel, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

The University of South Alabama football team is finishing up spring practice for the first time under new head coach Steve Campbell. The Jaguars’ spring game is scheduled to kickoff April 14 at noon. The Jags have many question marks heading into the season, and Coach Campbell was able to provide...

Football players workout in front of NFL

Football players workout in front of NFL

Hannah Blackburn, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

University of South Alabama football players had the opportunity to display their athletic prowess for NFL scouts at Pro Day in the football field house on April 6. Scouts representing the Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears, Tennessee...

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