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Girls’ tennis: New year, new team

Sarah Miner, staff writer

September 13, 2017

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Over the past month, the Lady Crimson tennis team has been getting into gear for the upcoming season. The team consists of  nine seniors, eight juniors, three sophomores, and two freshmen. The girls are working hard and each...

Jacksonville High School softball team flushes the toilet

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017

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“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference”- Winston Churchill. As of Wednesday, April 12, this is the new motto for the girls’ softball team. The girls found themselves getting highly discouraged and feeling ...

Not only football for the Gators

Avery Dugan, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016

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As the college basketball season is one third the way through, the Florida Gators have faired pretty well with some of the other top teams. The Gators are looking at a seven and three record with all of their losses to teams ra...

JHS alumni athletes: What are they doing now?

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

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At Jacksonville High School, we praise our student athletes and look forward to what they will do next with the sport that they play. A lot of things change from high school sports to college sports whether the conference is DI,...

Softball season is fast approaching

Madison Reynolds, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

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Although it is just now winter break, softball season is soon to be coming. Open gyms begin in January through March when tryouts begin. Many of the girls practice on their own time during the off season. They practice batting...

JHS girls’ soccer training sessions have begun

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

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As the winter sports season begins at Jacksonville High School, the spring sports begin their training. The JHS girls soccer team have started preparing for their season coming up in the spring.  The senior-led sessions consi...

SEC basketball preview

Avery Dugan, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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The SEC is not known for their great basketball teams, but they are known for having good athletes which makes it tough for teams to play them. More of the same can be expected this year with Kentucky leading the way in the SEC. ...

Florida Gator basketball preview

Avery Dugan, staff writer

November 8, 2016

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The Florida Gators are known for their football, but will their basketball team turn some heads this year? Coming off a 21-15 season, the Gators’ second-year head coach, Mike White, is hoping for more from the Gators. As th...

College basketball preview

Avery Dugan, staff writer

November 8, 2016

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As the college basketball season's opening day is Friday, there will be a lot of good games on television. Twenty out of the top twenty-five teams play Friday night; some teams will be playing each other. The top games to wat...

JHS volleyball makes a post-season run

Olivia Lee, staff writer

November 7, 2016

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Despite struggling through the majority of their regular season, the Jacksonville Crimson volleyball team reached a climax in their performance after they competed in their regional-semifinals at Jerseyville where the 7th seed ...

Week 11: SEC race

Avery Dugan, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

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As the Southeastern Conference football teams go into week 11 of their 14-week season, the top runners of the conference are Alabama and Florida. Both teams have looked solid up to this point in the season. The Florida Gato...

Kaufmann’s successful state run

Ryan Kaufmann, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016

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Senior Ryan Kaufmann said goodbye to his high school golf career this past weekend at the class 2A IHSA State Finals at Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University. Kaufmann shot scores of 77 and 78 at the two-day tournament...

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