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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...

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...

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...

Jaguars sweep Appalachian State

Jaguars sweep Appalachian State

Charles Harrison, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of South Alabama baseball team swept Appalachian State University, in a three-game series at Stanky Field. The Jags picked up three wins to finish off spring break thanks to a strong outing from USA’s bullpen who surrendered only one run throughout the series. This was an important...

USA baseball breaks losing streak against ULL

USA baseball breaks losing streak against ULL

Article courtesy of USAJaguars, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

LAFAYETTE, La. – The University of South Alabama baseball team used a four-run fifth inning to defeat Louisiana 7-3 Saturday at Russo Park. USA (8-7) broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning with the game’s first run, scored four runs in the fifth, and added a run in both the sixth and eighth...

Jags lose in-state showdown to Auburn

Jags lose in-state showdown to Auburn

Hannah Blackburn, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The University of South Alabama Jaguar baseball team fell 7-6 against the unbeaten Auburn Tigers Tuesday night at Stanky Field, setting a new attendance record with 4,508 fans. Both the Jags and the Tigers had 10 hits and one error. Auburn came out strong in the eighth inning and completed a four-run...

Jags get upset win against the No. 13 Golden Eagles

Jags get upset win against the No. 13 Golden Eagles

Charles Harrison, Sports Editor

February 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University of South Alabama Baseball came from behind to beat the University of Southern Mississippi 10-9 in USA’s first home game of the season. The Jags started the game with sophomore right-hander Tyler Perez taking the mound. Perez pitched for 2.2 innings, giving up four hits, three runs...

Swaggerty shows inspiring summer dedication

Swaggerty shows inspiring summer dedication

Ryann Guy, Sports Reporter

July 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Summer baseball is hot, especially in the state of Alabama. Some of South’s baseball players on summer league teams traveled north for the season for a respite from the heat. Soon-to-be junior Travis Swaggerty has been up and down the East Coast continuing his passion for baseball, but found a tempo...

Baseball stays undefeated in Sun Belt play

Baseball stays undefeated in Sun Belt play

Mitchell Kahalley, Managing Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

The South Alabama baseball team rattled off four wins this week, solidifying their spot at No. 28 in Collegiate Baseball’s top 30 poll. On Wednesday night, the New Orleans Privateers traveled to Stanky Field to take on the Jaguars. The Privateers were looking to claim their second win over the Jag...

Baseball scores 35 runs in 3 game sweep of UL-Monroe

Baseball scores 35 runs in 3 game sweep of UL-Monroe

Josh Rutledge, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

South Alabama baseball lost only one of the four games they played this week as they moved to 12-0 in Sun Belt Conference play. USA played against Nicholls State on Thursday. The Jags pushed the game's first run across in the top of the first. Travis Swaggerty led off the game with a double to left field, a...

Baseball takes top Sun belt spot with Texas State sweep

Baseball takes top Sun belt spot with Texas State sweep

Mitchell Kahalley, Managing Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a loss to New Orleans early this week, the South Alabama baseball team bounced back to sweep Texas State and claim the top spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings. The Jaguars opened the week on Tuesday on the road to face the University of New Orleans. The Jaguars were held scoreless for ni...

Baseball sweeps UT-Arlington at home

Baseball sweeps UT-Arlington at home

Mitchell Kahalley, Managing Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

After being rained out on Friday night, the South Alabama baseball team won both games of a doubleheader on Saturday and a third game on Sunday against the University of Texas-Arlington. The Jaguars opened up their weekend series against the Mavericks with a 4-3 win on Saturday afternoon. Right-hander...

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